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How to run a free background check

There are plenty of legitimate reasons for carrying out a background check, and not all of them are creepy. Here are several methods that allow you to run thorough background check on someone online, whether you need to vet a potential hire…

How to connect your smartphone or tablet to a PS4

Sony built the PlayStation 4 with smartphone and mobile integration in mind. Take a look at our guide for connecting your smartphone or tablet to a PS4, so you can browse profiles, trophies, and other content directly on your mobile device.

Celebrate Your Love For Stranger Things this Halloween with this DIY light kit

Fans of the overnight Netflix hit thriller series will be pleased to find instructions on how to create their own LED light kit to communicate with the dead -- or any children who have been taken to the Upside Down.

How to get Google's Pixel features on your Android phone

Envious of the many new software features on Google's Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones? Don't fret. With a little bit of tinkering, you can get many of the same flagship features on your current Android device.

The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend! Here’s everything you need to know

It's been some time since Halley’s Comet ripped through our field of view, but remnants still remain in the form of the Orionids. Here's how to catch the ongoing meteor shower, and what to look out for when you do.

Apple detox: How to switch from iOS to Android without missing a beat

If you've decided to bridge the great tech divide and leave Apple's walled garden for the unknown shores of Android, then you'll find all the tips and advice you need to help you settle in right here.

Join the Apple club with our complete guide to switching from Android to iOS

If Android simply isn’t cutting it for you anymore, then you might be considering Apple’s warm embrace. Here’s how to make the switch from Android to iOS without losing your contacts, sleep, or hair!

Fridge full of fingerprints? How to clean stainless-steel appliances

Love the stainless-steel appliances lining your kitchen, but hate how they always seem to pick up fingerprints, water spots, and the like? Here's how to wipe away the grime without leaving any unwanted streaks.

Here’s how to convert your MP4 files to old-school MP3s

Sometimes you just want the audio without the video. Well, here's how to extract the audio and convert those precious MP4 files of yours to an MP3 using web-based software and dedicated programs for both Windows and MacOS.

How to stream an AVI file to your TV, or burn it to a DVD

So you've got a movie in AVI format on your PC -- but you want to watch it on your TV? You can stream it, play it from a flash drive, or if you really need to, burn it to a DVD. No matter which method you prefer, we've got you covered.