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Recover "accidentally" deleted files from USB-drive

Sometimes it happens, when you went to some travel there have done a lot of photos and videos and accidentally delete them. But this is not the end of life. Some software gives an opportunity to recover accidentally or not accidentally deleted files back.

Payments cut-off times for online banking

Usually, the transaction to another bank takes time from within 1-4 working days. The time it takes depends on the currencies involved, the payment method you chose as well as bank holidays and weekends in both the sending and receiving countries. This is customary and has been respected in law. Sometimes banks and other financial institutions give also the opportunity to track your transfer.


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Decreased of perfomance

This is the most common problem among users. There can be many reasons for a decline in PC performance. The most common is the presence of fragmented data, presence of spyware, corrupt registry, and unnecessary programs.

Display of videos of huge size with people not present in the same room

In our technological world it is really common to do a lot of videos recording different moments of our lives and experiences and to share them with the people around us. Also, we live in a world where videos go viral every day and we like to share them with our friends and family. However, videos tend to occupy a lot of space in our hard drives and it turns out to be a difficult task to send them or upload them to any online platform.


With the use of the internet many users have lost privacy due to all the data that they introduce in the web and this can be taken advantage of by third persons

Problems with opening a video file with a common video player

It is widely known the huge number of different video formats that exists nowadays: mp4, mkv, avi, dvd, wmv, mov... This variety of formats allows us to choose whether we need more quality or maybe we need a video which occupies less memory in our computer. However, this represents drawbacks as well. The most known and important is the impossibility of playing a certain video in a common video player such as Windows Media, just because the camera with which it has been recorded, records the videos with a certain format.

Video call from mobile phones

Nowadays communication has been improved enormously thanks to digital technologies. We use our mobile phones every day, and they let us communicate with people all over the world instantly. Some years ago the most improved way of communication was held by phone call. However, now we can do video calls thanks to the possibilities that the Internet brings. The most known program to do video calls is Skype. However, if we want to do a video call from our phones, we might have to install the app on our phones.

Integration of email accounts

We live in a digital world where technology occupies an important role in our daily lives. Because of the technology improvements, we use emails as one of our main communication media. Emails are nowadays a fast and easy way of communication with people all over the world, being used for both personal and professional matters. This is why it is really common to have more than one email account. It is a real issue that, when you have different email accounts, it takes a lot of time to check on every of your inboxes.

Problems with the arrangements in a work team

During the last two years of my degree, I have been involved in many assignments and works which needed to be completed by teams. This is a very good tool for developing some communication skills, but, what happens when it is impossible to communicate effectively with each other? Argues arise, people do not have clear what to do and everything may become a mess in matter of days. Moreover, these facts turn more severe as the group size increases. So as to follow an order, a solution is required.


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