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How and When to Pick Figs

Figs are a soft, sweet fruit that many find delicious. They grow in a wide variety of climates and make the perfect choice for an alternative to home-grown apples. They can be difficult for a newcomer to learn how to spot when figs are ripe but with careful attention, the results are well worth the […]

How to Save Your Game in LEGO Star Wars

Screenshot from LEGO Star Wars

Unlike many other modern video games, LEGO Star Wars contains no traditional “save game” option. The save game system in LEGO Star Wars instead relies heavily on auto saving at key points during play. In addition to reaching these points, there are some workarounds that allow a game to be saved. These workarounds are essential if you want to be able to guarantee your game is saved at any given point.

How to Lay Model Grass Suitable for A Model Railway or Wargame Board

The following steps are designed to accompany the short video and it is helpful to watch the video with reference to the information below. This article is intended to give you a simple overview to the basics of laying simple grass ground cover suitable to make scenic a model railway/railroad or for use on a […]

How to Build an AV Cabinet

Audio-visual, or “AV”, cabinets combine storage space, shelving and somewhere to put your television. They help keep a room tidy by packaging the TV, DVD player and even some DVDs together in one place. Buying a sturdy AV cabinet can be costly and the cheaper alternatives don’t always last. As an alternative, you can make your own DIY AV cabinet and save yourself some cash while ensuring the cabinet fits with the décor of your room at the same time.

Undelete a file without being an Administrator

Photograph of a MacBook G4

Sometimes files need to be deleted, and sometimes the wrong files are deleted along with them. In the worst case scenario, this requires a full reinstall from backups or the use of specialist software to scour the drive where the files were stored in the hope that they can be recovered.

Recover Formatted Files

'HDD' by Kamil Porembiński, via Flickr

In computing, we use a variety of files every day; from saved games on our favorite leisure software to our accounts and resumes. When files are in use, they can sometimes be deleted accidentally.