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How to convert Apple Pages to PDF

How to convert Apple Pages to PDF

Need to create a PDF or save your current document in that file type? We’ll walk you through how to convert Apple Pages to PDF on Mac, iPhone, and iPad.
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How to enable dark mode with LibreOffice to make it easier on your eyes

How to enable dark mode with LibreOffice to make it easier on your eyes

LibreOffice is a popular free text editor, but if you're used to dark modes, you may be looking for a way to switch themes fast: Here's how it works.
Théâtre D’opéra Spatial AI artwork developed by Jason Allen.

The 10 best A.I. image generators to create art from text

The 10 best A.I. image generators to create art from text

Interested in trying out A.I.-generated art? Here are some of the best text-to-art generators that might match your artistic style.
Apple Pages on a MacBook showing document counts.

How to get the word count in Apple Pages

How to get the word count in Apple Pages

Keep track of your word, page, paragraph, and character counts as you compose your document. Here’s how to get the word count in Apple Pages on your devices.
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How to use Twitter Advanced Search

How to use Twitter Advanced Search

Are you looking for something specific on Twitter? You'll probably want to use its Advanced Search tool. Here's how to access it on a PC or on a mobile device.
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Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (2022) PC performance guide: Best settings for high fps

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (2022) PC performance guide: Best settings for high fps

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (2022) is available now on PC. Here are the best settings to optimize your performance, along with XeSS, DLSS, and FSR testing.
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How to split and combine PDFs on Mac using Preview

How to split and combine PDFs on Mac using Preview

You can take a lengthy PDF and turn it into separate files or combine two or more PDFs into one. Here’s how to split and combine PDFs on Mac using Preview.
Steam library.

How to add external games to your Steam library

How to add external games to your Steam library

Steam has most PC games, but it doesn't have them all. You'll need to know how to add external games to your Steam library to have your collection in one spot.
Robin crouching with Gotham City in the background.

What is frame time, and why is it so important in games?

What is frame time, and why is it so important in games?

Frame rate is important and usually steals the limelight for gaming performance. But frame time can say a lot more about how well a game actually runs.
The red and white YouTube logo on a phone screen. The phone is on a white background.

YouTube is rolling out handles. Here’s what you need to know

YouTube is rolling out handles. Here’s what you need to know

YouTube is rolling out handles, and no, they're not the same as channel names. Here's what you need to know.
Apple Pay setup screen on a MacBook.

How to set up Wallet and Apple Pay on Mac

How to set up Wallet and Apple Pay on Mac

You can make shopping and purchases a breeze on your computer. We’ll show you how to set Wallet and Apple Pay on Mac for a smoother checkout experience.
A series of social media app icons on a colorful smartphone screen.

How to create multiple profiles for your Facebook account

How to create multiple profiles for your Facebook account

Facebook now lets you create multiple profiles for one Facebook account. Here's how to create a new profile.
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Dell XPS 15 vs. Razer Blade 15: which to buy in 2022

Dell XPS 15 vs. Razer Blade 15: which to buy in 2022

The Dell XPS 15 and Razer Blade 15 are two 15-inch laptops with great and attractive builds. The Blade 15 is the faster performer, but there's a price.
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How to use Microsoft Teams

How to use Microsoft Teams

Looking for a one-stop shop for your team's communication, file-sharing, and videoconferencing needs? Learn more about Microsoft Teams' free accounts today!
Creating a Smart Playlist in Music on a MacBook.

How to create a Smart Playlist in Apple Music

How to create a Smart Playlist in Apple Music

Wouldn’t you love a playlist that updates automatically as your favorite music changes? We’ll show you how to create a Smart Playlist in Apple Music on Mac.
MacBook and folders on a table.

How to create a Smart Folder on a Mac

How to create a Smart Folder on a Mac

Find the files you need quickly by making an automatically updating folder. We’ll show you how to create a Smart Folder on a Mac to easily see related items.
The Arc A770 graphics card running in a PC.

How to use ReBAR on Arc GPUs

How to use ReBAR on Arc GPUs

Intel's Arc gaming GPUs are here, and we're impressed — but there's one feature everyone needs to make sure is enabled. Here's how to turn on resizable BAR.
Good Morning GIF in Slack on a laptop.

How your boss can spy on you with Slack, Zoom, and Teams

How your boss can spy on you with Slack, Zoom, and Teams

Worried about your boss spying on you through remote work apps like Slack, Zoom, or Teams? Here's what your company can see through popular apps like these.
Midjourney River image.

How to use Midjourney to generate AI images

How to use Midjourney to generate AI images

AI-generated images have never been more popular, and Midjourney is one of the best tools. Here's how to access the AI and what to know about using it.
Passwords locked on Mac.

How to find saved passwords on your Mac

How to find saved passwords on your Mac

Wondering how to find passwords on Mac? You have a couple of convenient places to access saved passwords on MacOS.
Intel Core i9-12900K in a motherboard.

Intel Core i9-13900K vs. Core i9-12900K: Is it worth the upgrade?

Intel Core i9-13900K vs. Core i9-12900K: Is it worth the upgrade?

Intel's latest flagship, the Core i9-13900K, brings up the core count and offers various upgrades. How does it compare to the Core i9-12900K?
Plex's Modern visual interface.

How to use Plex Media Server to watch all of your media

How to use Plex Media Server to watch all of your media

Plex can take your movies, TV shows, music, and photos and give them the Netflix treatment for the ultimate at-home or away-from-home streaming experience.
Intel Core i5-13600K installed in a motherboard.

Intel Raptor Lake CPUs: Everything we know about the 13th-gen processors

Intel Raptor Lake CPUs: Everything we know about the 13th-gen processors

Raptor Lake is Intel's 13th generation of processors, and they're finally here. Here's everything you need to know about specs, pricing, and performance.
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AMD vs. Intel: which wins in 2022?

AMD vs. Intel: which wins in 2022?

The AMD versus Intel debate is ever-raging, and in 2022, it's just as competitive. With Raptor Lake and Ryzen 7000 now available, which are the best CPUs?
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How to use DALL-E 2 to generate AI images

How to use DALL-E 2 to generate AI images

DALL-E 2 is now open for public use, which means you can try your hand at generating AI images yourself until you find something perfect. Here's how to use it!
Someone watching Netflix on a tablet in bed.

How to download movies from Netflix for offline viewing

How to download movies from Netflix for offline viewing

Traveling without Wi-Fi? Make sure you always have your entertainment handy. Here's how to download movies and shows from Netflix to your device.
Nathan Drake swimming under water in Uncharted 4.

Uncharted Legacy of Thieves PC performance guide: Best settings for high fps

Uncharted Legacy of Thieves PC performance guide: Best settings for high fps

Uncharted is now on PC, and it looks better than ever. Here's how to find the best settings to have the smoothest experience possible.
The RTX 4090 sitting on a table.

The best games to show off Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 4090

The best games to show off Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 4090

The RTX 4090 is insanely powerful, but there are only a few games that let the GPU shine. Here are the best games to play on Nvidia's latest GPU.
A Meta Quest 2, adjusted to look green, is being used for gaming.

Meta Quest 3 is coming, but is Quest 2 still worth buying?

Meta Quest 3 is coming, but is Quest 2 still worth buying?

Rumors suggest the Meta Quest 3 is coming next year, so should you wait to buy a standalone VR gaming system or get the Quest 2 now?
Meta, formerly Facebook.

What is a Facebook Pixel? Meta’s tracking tool, explained

What is a Facebook Pixel? Meta’s tracking tool, explained

Thinking about getting a Facebook Pixel? In this guide, we'll go over what it is and whether or not it's worth it.
This is the view from within a Meta Quest Pro when using a physical keyboard.

No, the Quest Pro can’t really replace your laptop — at least, not yet

No, the Quest Pro can’t really replace your laptop — at least, not yet

Meta's Quest Pro is a standalone VR headset made for productivity -- and it is very good. But it isn't advanced enough to completely replace your laptop.
A quality comparison of Intel XeSS.

Intel XeSS vs. Nvidia DLSS vs. AMD Super Resolution: supersampling showdown

Intel XeSS vs. Nvidia DLSS vs. AMD Super Resolution: supersampling showdown

Intel XeSS, Nvidia DLSS, and AMD FSR all accomplish the same goal, but they do so in very different ways. Here's how they stack up against each other.
Example of Stable Diffusion on Mac

How to run Stable Diffusion on your Mac

How to run Stable Diffusion on your Mac

Looking for AI image generation apps to use on Mac? Here are the best ways to get Stable Diffusion software working on your Mac, from downloads to plugins.
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How to customize the Finder sidebar on Mac

How to customize the Finder sidebar on Mac

Make the most of this convenient spot that lets you open files, folders, apps, and disks with a click. Here’s how to customize the Finder sidebar on Mac.