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The most common Steam Deck problems and fixes

The most common Steam Deck problems and fixes

Is your Steam Deck developing some issues or bugs? You're not alone: Here are the Steam Deck problems we've been noticing and the solutions to fix them now.
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F1 2022 performance guide: Best settings for high frame rate

F1 2022 performance guide: Best settings for high frame rate

The annual F1 release is always a big benchmark and F1 2022 isn't any different. Here are the best settings for F1 2022 to optimize your performance.
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How to view tweets chronologically on Twitter

How to view tweets chronologically on Twitter

It only takes a few simple steps to sort your Twitter timeline to show the most recent tweets first. Here's how to view tweets chronologically on Twitter.
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How to view posts chronologically on Instagram

How to view posts chronologically on Instagram

If you'd rather just see the most recent posts first on Instagram, we can show you how to do that. But it's only a temporary fix.
A person using the Asus TUF F15 gaming laptop.

What is a MUX switch?

What is a MUX switch?

A MUX switch can be a quick and easy way to boost your gaming laptop performance. Here's a guide to what it is, and how to make the most of it.
Watching Apple TV+ Foundation series on a 2020 MacBook Air at a standing desk.

How to use HDR on a MacBook

How to use HDR on a MacBook

Many Apple MacBooks can play HDR video content, rendering brighter whites and darker blacks with more subtle variations in between. Here's how to use it.
Google One home page in Safari on a MacBook.

The difference between Google One and Google Drive

The difference between Google One and Google Drive

How are Google One and Google Drive different? What are the benefits and costs for Google One? We have answers in the Google One versus Google Drive guide.
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How to turn off PIN on Windows if you don’t need the added security

How to turn off PIN on Windows if you don’t need the added security

If you are not very particular about having a security PIN on your PC, then here is a quick guide that can help you turn off PIN on Windows 10 or Windows 11.
Watching Netflix on a laptop.

How to stream Netflix on Discord to share streams with your friends

How to stream Netflix on Discord to share streams with your friends

Discord allows you to stream Netflix, thus making a great way to host watch parties with friends. Here is a quick guide on how to stream Netflix on Discord.
The ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022).

ROG Zephryus G14 (2022) vs. G14 (2021): Which should you buy?

ROG Zephryus G14 (2022) vs. G14 (2021): Which should you buy?

Although the new ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) looks enticing, the last generation 2021 model is now on sale for significantly less. Which is the better deal?
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The most common Slack problems and how to fix them

The most common Slack problems and how to fix them

Slack is a popular office chat app, but it's not free of issues. From connectivity to audio issues, here are some common Slack problems and how to fix them.
The back lid of the ARM-powered ThinkPad.

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s vs. MacBook Air M1: An ARM wrestle showdown

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s vs. MacBook Air M1: An ARM wrestle showdown

In this guide, we compare the MacBook Air M1 and the ThinkPad X13s. Does Lenovo have what it takes to take down the laptop king of ARM chips?
Twitter app store listing on a mobile device.

How to start a Twitter Space

How to start a Twitter Space

Want to host your own Twitter Space? We can show you how. In this guide, we'll go over who is eligible to host a Space, as well as how to start one.
Product image of the Viotek GFI27DBXA 27-inch 180Hz gaming monitor

IPS vs. VA displays: Which is best for your monitor or TV?

IPS vs. VA displays: Which is best for your monitor or TV?

If you're looking to buy an affordable monitor or TV for gaming or watching content, there's one question you need to ask yourself: Should you buy IPS or VA?
Instagram app on the Google Play Store on an Android smartphone.

How to use anonymous questions on Instagram

How to use anonymous questions on Instagram

You can request and receive anonymous messages on Instagram using the popular anonymous question-and-answer app NGL. Here's how to use it.
Mac with an iPad, keyboard, and mouse from Pixabay.

How to use Universal Control on Mac and iPad

How to use Universal Control on Mac and iPad

Universal Control lets you use your Mac’s mouse and keyboard on your iPad without missing a beat. Here’s how to use Universal Control for multitasking.
A smartphone with the Facebook app icon on it all on a white marble background.

How to set your Facebook Feed to show most recent posts

How to set your Facebook Feed to show most recent posts

If you'd rather have your Facebook Feed sorted chronologically instead of by Facebook's recommendations, you can do that. Here's how.
Emulator collection on Steam Deck.

How to run emulators on the Steam Deck

How to run emulators on the Steam Deck

The Steam Deck is very emulator friendly — and they're easier to set up than you might think. Here's how to get an emulator up and running for classic games.
Photos editor open on a MacBook.

How to edit pictures using Photos on a Mac

How to edit pictures using Photos on a Mac

You can edit photos easily with a built-in tool. Just use Photos on Mac to remove red-eye or blemishes, improve the lighting and color, or apply a filter.
News app on a MacBook on a table.

How to use Apple News on a Mac

How to use Apple News on a Mac

Take a break and check out Apple News on your Mac. The News app is easy to use, offers a variety of options, and lets you catch up on the headlines.
Microsoft Edge browser open on a laptop.

How to block third-party trackers in your browser

How to block third-party trackers in your browser

Cookies get a lot of attention because they're used to track you across the web. Is this bad for privacy? Read about how to block third-party cookies.
MacBook Pro on a table.

How to restore files using Time Machine on a Mac

How to restore files using Time Machine on a Mac

Time Machine can restore Mac files individually and from a particular date and time while presenting the information in a fun, user-friendly way.
Steam Deck running Path of Exile and the S22 Ultra running Diablo Immortal.

How to turn on FSR on the Steam Deck

How to turn on FSR on the Steam Deck

Looking to improve your resolution and performance on the Steam Deck? Enabling FSR can make the world of difference. Here's how to do it.
Steam Deck with Keyboard.

How to connect a keyboard and mouse to the Steam Deck

How to connect a keyboard and mouse to the Steam Deck

The Steam Deck can work with a keyboard and mouse; all you need are the right settings. Here's how to connect them and what you should know about the layout.
The Steam Deck laying on a laptop.

How to use desktop mode on the Steam Deck so you can use it like a PC

How to use desktop mode on the Steam Deck so you can use it like a PC

The Steam Deck has a useful Linux desktop mode that allows you to explore more settings and make quick changes. Here's how to access it and what it can do.
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How to find a Wi-Fi password on Mac

How to find a Wi-Fi password on Mac

Need to review your Wi-Fi password on a MacOS system? Here's how to find it quickly on a Mac so you can make sure it's the right password, update it, and more.
A keyboard on a laptop.

How to delete a page in Google Docs

How to delete a page in Google Docs

If you’re struggling to remove a page from your document, we’re here to help. We’ll show you how to delete a page in Google Docs with or without content.
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How to draw on Google Docs to add doodles, sketches, and more

How to draw on Google Docs to add doodles, sketches, and more

Maybe an image would benefit your document, but you can’t find the right one. We’ll show you how to draw on Google Docs for the exact illustration you need.
Steam Deck with monitor.

How to connect the Steam Deck to a TV or monitor

How to connect the Steam Deck to a TV or monitor

Need a larger screen for your Steam Deck gameplay? You can connect it to a monitor or TV, but it will take a little work. Here's everything that you'll need.
A close-up of the Western Digital SN850 SSD.

What is Microsoft DirectStorage? Next-gen game loading, explained

What is Microsoft DirectStorage? Next-gen game loading, explained

DirectStorage is making its way to PC so that game devs can take advantage of fast NVME SSDs. But what exactly does it do, and should you care?
The M2 MacBook Air sitting on a desk.

MacBook Air 2022: M2 chip, new colors, thinner bezels, and more

MacBook Air 2022: M2 chip, new colors, thinner bezels, and more

Apple’s next MacBook Air got a huge upgrade at WWDC 2022, marking the most momentous refresh in years. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s new.
Half-rate shading option on the Steam Deck.

Steam Deck battery life: 5 tips to extend your playtime

Steam Deck battery life: 5 tips to extend your playtime

The Steam Deck is a great handheld gaming PC, but its battery life is terrible. Here are five tips to extend your battery life on the Steam Deck.
A man holds the new Macbook Air (2022) in his hands.

M2 MacBook Air vs. M2 MacBook Pro 13: Which should you buy?

M2 MacBook Air vs. M2 MacBook Pro 13: Which should you buy?

Apple unveiled two new M2 machines at WWDC, and they are vastly different machines. Here's everything you need to know to find which is the better option.
The Alienware QD-OLED monitor in front of a window.

What is variable refresh rate (VRR)?

What is variable refresh rate (VRR)?

Variable refresh rate is one of the most important innovations for display technology made in the past decade. Here's everything you need to know about VRR.