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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.
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The best Mac games for 2022

The best Mac games for 2022

The best Mac games include everything from low-key indies like Stardew Valley to dense RPGs like Disco Elysium. Here are the best games to try playing in 2022.
RTX 3090 installed inside a gaming PC.

Nvidia RTX DLSS: everything you need to know

Nvidia RTX DLSS: everything you need to know

Nvidia's DLSS technology offers a huge boost to PC games, but how does it work, exactly? Here's everything you need to know about DLSS and what it can do.
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How to add music to your iPhone or iPad

How to add music to your iPhone or iPad

Enjoy your music on the go! Here's how to add your music to an iPhone or iPad, in several ways.
An AMD RX 6000 graphics card with the Radeon branding.

AMD Radeon RX 7000 series: Everything we know about the RDNA 3 GPU

AMD Radeon RX 7000 series: Everything we know about the RDNA 3 GPU

AMD's next-generation Radeon RX 7000 series graphics cards are expected to usher in a new 5nm-based RDNA 3 architecture to drive insane performance.
Intel Arc A770 GPU installed in a test bench.

How much does Intel Arc cost? Arc Alchemist buying guide

How much does Intel Arc cost? Arc Alchemist buying guide

Intel Arc Alchemist graphics cards are out now, at least the A770, A750, and A380. Here's where to shop if you want to buy an Intel Arc GPU.
Cyberpunk 2077 on the MSI Optix MPG 32 QD.

How does Cyberpunk 2077 run in 2022? Benchmarks, DLSS 3, and ray tracing tested

How does Cyberpunk 2077 run in 2022? Benchmarks, DLSS 3, and ray tracing tested

Cyberpunk 2077 remains one of the most demanding PC games available today. Here's how it holds up in 2022 with ray tracing, DLSS 3, and FSR.
The RTX 4090 and RTX 3090 sitting on a table side-by-side.

What power supply do you need for the RTX 4090 and RTX 4080?

What power supply do you need for the RTX 4090 and RTX 4080?

The RTX 4090 and RTX 4080 are fast but require lots of power. Here's what kind of PSU you'll need if you want one of Nvidia's top-end 40 series cards.
A hand holding the RTX 4090 GPU.

Where to buy the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 today

Where to buy the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 today

Nvidia's beastly RTX 4090 is here, and you can finally buy one. Here's where to find the RTX 4090 in stock on release day.
Meta Quest Pro appears on the right and the older, budget Quest 2 on the left.

Meta Quest Pro vs. Quest 2: here’s how they stack up

Meta Quest Pro vs. Quest 2: here’s how they stack up

Meta's new Quest Pro VR headset brings big upgrades to quality and comfort but is it enough to justify the much higher price versus the still great Quest 2?
The RTX 4090 and RTX 3090 sitting on a table side-by-side.

RTX 4090: Everything we know about Nvidia’s next flagship GPU

RTX 4090: Everything we know about Nvidia’s next flagship GPU

Nvidia's monstrous RTX 4090 is finally here. Here's everything you need to know about pricing, performance, and where you can buy one.
Meta's simulation of the view from a next generation VR headset.

Why I’m ready to work in VR and embrace the office of the metaverse

Why I’m ready to work in VR and embrace the office of the metaverse

Meta's Quest Pro headset launches tomorrow, and here's why I'm already ready to spend more time in VR and enjoy a paradigm shift in computing.
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How to use AMD Smart Access Memory and Nvidia Resizable BAR

How to use AMD Smart Access Memory and Nvidia Resizable BAR

AMD Smart Access Memory and Nvidia Resizable BAR give your CPU access to graphics memory and promise to speed up your gaming. Here's how to enable it.
Closeup view of a Dock on a MacBook.

How to add and remove apps from the Dock on Mac

How to add and remove apps from the Dock on Mac

Take advantage of the Dock on your Mac by including only those apps you use most. We’ll show you how to both add and remove apps from the Dock on macOS.
MacBook with a notebook and keys on a desk.

How to find and copy a file path on Mac

How to find and copy a file path on Mac

Do you need to find or copy the full path of a file or folder? With these different ways to get the file path on Mac, use whichever works best for you.
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How to add and use text replacements on Mac

How to add and use text replacements on Mac

If you type the same thing over and over, like your name, email address, or a go-to message to a pal, you can speed things up using text replacements on Mac.
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How to add contacts to Gmail

How to add contacts to Gmail

The backs of the Arc A770 and Arc A750 graphics cards.

Does ray tracing work on the Intel Arc GPUs?

Does ray tracing work on the Intel Arc GPUs?

Arc Alchemist is Intel's first attempt at gaming graphics, and if you're wondering about ray tracing, here's a quick rundown about support and performance.
A video call in Microsoft Teams is displayed on a laptop.

How to record a Microsoft Teams meeting

How to record a Microsoft Teams meeting

Knowing how to record a Microsoft Teams meeting can be super useful if you want to go back over what you've talked about. Here's how to do it.
Two squads of heroes clash in an Overwatch 2 trailer.

All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, Switch, PC, Android, iOS)

All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, Switch, PC, Android, iOS)

A lot of games support cross-platform play now, but it's hard finding all of them in one spot. We did the digging to make a list of all cross-platform games.

How to convert MOV files to MP4

How to convert MOV files to MP4

MOV files are a useful but outdated format and may not play as well outside of MacOS devices. Here's how to convert MOV to MP4.
Intel XeSS visualized.

What is Intel XeSS, and how does it compare to Nvidia DLSS?

What is Intel XeSS, and how does it compare to Nvidia DLSS?

Intel XeSS is a feature for Arc Alchemist graphics cards. Here's what you need to know about it, how it can enhance PC games, and how it performs.
Two intel Arc graphics cards on a pink background.

Intel Arc Alchemist: specs, pricing, release date, performance

Intel Arc Alchemist: specs, pricing, release date, performance

Intel has finally released its Arc Alchemist graphics cards. Here's everything we know about Intel Arc Alchemist's release date, performance, and specs.
The Arc A770 graphics card running in a PC.

Can I use an Intel Arc GPU with AMD Ryzen?

Can I use an Intel Arc GPU with AMD Ryzen?

AMD Ryzen CPUs can coexist with Intel Arc graphics cards, but you need to have the right ones, as Intel's new GPUs won't run their best without ReBAR.
The backs of the Arc A770 and Arc A750 graphics cards.

Intel Arc A770 16GB vs. A770 8GB vs. Nvidia RTX 3060

Intel Arc A770 16GB vs. A770 8GB vs. Nvidia RTX 3060

Intel Arc A770 has often been compared to Nvidia's RTX 3060. Here's how these midrange GPUs really match up against each other.
An Acer Chromebook Spin 514 sitting on a table (backside view).

How to connect AirPods to a Chromebook

How to connect AirPods to a Chromebook

Need to connect your AirPods to a Chromebook? You can! We'll show you how to connect AirPods and Chromebooks via Bluetooth, along with important tips for use.
Tesla's 2022 Optimus robot prototype is seen in front of the company logo.

What is Tesla Optimus? Your pressing questions, answered

What is Tesla Optimus? Your pressing questions, answered

Tesla's Optimus is making headlines, but is this new device from the leading manufacturer of electric cars really a humanoid robot?
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How to create a new team in Microsoft Teams

How to create a new team in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams allows you to organize your group based on different teams for different projects. Here's how to create and customize those Teams quickly!
How to delete your YouTube account

Here’s how to delete your YouTube account in just a few easy steps

Here’s how to delete your YouTube account in just a few easy steps

If you want to learn how to delete your YouTube account, you've come to the right place. It might be a little scary, but we'll walk you through it step by step.
Undetectable Mouse Mover at a computer.

What are mouse jigglers?

What are mouse jigglers?

Mouse jigglers are unique desktop accessories designed to make sure your mouse cursor is always moving. Here's why people are using them and if you should too.
Login screen on a MacBook.

How to change the login picture on a Mac

How to change the login picture on a Mac

Personalize the screen you see when you sign in on your Mac. We’ll show you how to change the login picture on Mac to match your look, mood, or another user.
The Ryzen 9 7900X sitting against a box.

The best motherboards for Ryzen 7000 available right now

The best motherboards for Ryzen 7000 available right now

If you want to use an AMD Ryzen 7000 processor, you will need a matching AM5 motherboard. Here are the best motherboards for Zen 4.
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The best Windows apps for 2022

The best Windows apps for 2022

Choosing the right apps can be hard. Here are the best Windows apps, whether you need to stay productive at work or watch your shows.
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MacBooks vs. Windows laptops: Here’s how to choose

MacBooks vs. Windows laptops: Here’s how to choose

The MacBooks versus Windows laptops debate has been raging for decades, but never has it been this intense or important.