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How to free up RAM on Mac and PC

Are your computer tasks taking up a little too much RAM and causing slowdowns or crashes? Expanding your RAM isn't always possible: Here's what to do instead.
The HP Dragonfly Pro Chromebook on a table.

How to right-click on a Chromebook

Right-clicking on a Chromebook isn’t the same as right-clicking on a Windows or macOS machine. Not to worry though. Your pals at DT are here to help!
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How to try out the Vision Pro headset yourself

Apple’s Vision Pro headset is about to be released into the wild, and the company has explained how you can try it out. Here, we’ll show you how it’s done.
Finding the newcomer rooms on Midjourney's Discord.

How to leave a Discord server on PC, Mac, and mobile

If you want to leave a Discord server, you’ll need to do some page-to-page navigating to find the option to do so. Here’s a guide to help you along the way.
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How to mass-delete all your emails on Gmail at once

A cluttered Gmail inbox can be a real headache, so why not introduce some organization by way of mass-deleting the emails that mean nothing to you. Here’s how.
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How to open RAR files on Windows and Mac

Much like zipping, a RAR file compresses several files using WinRAR software. Here’s how to extract RAR docs and media on both Windows and macOS.
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How to keep your MacBook from sleeping

Your MacBook doesn’t need an afternoon app, it would just prefer one. If you don’t care, here’s how to disable sleep mode for your Apple laptop.
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How to leave a team on Microsoft Teams

Whether you’re migrating to a new team entirely, or simply want to remove yourself from old conversations, here’s how to leave a team in Microsoft Teams.
The HP Tango X printer.

Inkjet vs. laser: What’s the difference, and which is best?

Ready to buy a new printer for your home or office but unsure if you need an inkjet or a laser? We'll help you buy the right printer for your needs.
A person holds a MacBook Air at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) in 2023.

How to show the battery percentage of your Mac

It’s important to know just how much battery your MacBook has left. Here’s a guide on how to make sure your laptop is displaying its battery percentage.
The capacitive touch buttons on the Dell XPS 13 Plus.

How to disable laptop keyboard in Windows

Is your Windows keyboard getting in your way? You can temporarily disable it whenever you want. Here's how switching off your keyboard works and how to do it.
A person plays Stray using a PlayStation controller on a silver 13-inch MacBook Air.

Forgot your Mac password? Here’s how to reset it

Forgetting your MacOS password is never a great feeling, but there’s a couple of ways you’ll be able to reset this key login info. Here’s a guide to help.
Close up on the USB-C ports on a Macbook Pro.

USB-C charging laptops: Here’s what you need to know

Charging your laptop with a USB-C connection is convenient and easy. Here's everything you need to know to charge your laptop over USB-C.
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How to customize controls on the Steam Deck

Did you know your Steam Deck’s controls can be customized to your liking? Here’s how to reprogram your handheld console to match your gameplay wants and needs.
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How to create folders and move files in Google Drive

Folders and files are the bread and butter of Google Drive. Here’s a guide on how to create a new folder, and how to move files around the Drive platform.
Beautiful RGB gaming PC.

How to delete your Discord account

Is it time to part ways with your Discord account? No worries, for deleting your profile is super-easy. Here’s how to do it.
Person using Windows 11 laptop on their lap by the window.

How to download and install Windows 11 on your PC

Even if you own a computer without Windows 11, as long as your hardware is compatible, you can download and install the latest Windows OS. Here’s how.
A Windows 10 laptop sitting atop a desk.

How to remove the Recycle Bin from your desktop

Windows users will naturally be familiar with the Recycle Bin icon. But if you find yourself not having much use for it, then here's a guide on removing it.
The Lenovo IdeaCenter Gaming 5i Gen 7 gaming PC with a monitor, keyboard, and headset.

How to reset graphics drivers in Windows 11

Are you having issues with your Windows 11 graphics? A simple reset of your drivers could put a pin in this pesky glitch. Here’s how to do it.
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How to double-space in Google Docs

Whether you have a requirement to use double-spacing or simply prefer it, you can format your document easily. Here’s how to double-space in Google Docs.
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How to download files from Google Drive

Google Drive lets you download files quickly right from the home page. Here’s how to do it.
A Dell XPS 15 laptop on an office desk next to a monitor.

How to check your PC’s specifications on Windows 11

Need to know what version of Windows your computer is running, or what components your machine has? Here’s how to locate and decipher your PC’s specifications.
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How to update Nvidia drivers

Nvidia's Game Ready drivers are the most stable option for PC gamers. In this guide, we'll walk you through updating and uninstalling them.
Intel's 14900K CPU socketed in a motherboard.

What is thermal throttling and how does it affect frame rates?

Thermal throttling is what happens if your PC gets too hot. It slows itself down to prevent permanent damage. Here's how you can prevent both.
The Apple Vision Pro reveals the wearer's eyes on a front-facing display.

Vision Pro 2: everything we expect from the future of Apple’s headsets

Apple will follow up the Vision Pro headset with a new high-end version and a cheaper model. But what will they be like? Here’s everything you need to know.
Infinix Zero 30 5G Android phone in gold color with ChatGPT virtual assistant.

GPT-4 vs. GPT-3.5: how much difference is there?

Does one use ChatGPT-4 or GPT-3.5? Both versions of the OpenAI chatbot are great, but what are the differences? Let’s find out!
The MacBook Air on a white table.

Does your Mac really need antivirus software? We asked the experts

MacOS isn't immune to harmful malware and other destructive code. But do you really need antivirus software for your Mac or MacBook? Let’s find out.
RTX 4090.

Everything you need to know about buying a GPU in 2024

Picking the right graphics card is crucial if you want to make the most out of your PC. Our comprehensive guide will help you through that process.
The Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB DDR5 memory for AMD Ryzen 7000.

DDR5 vs. DDR4 RAM: Is DDR5 worth it?

DDR5 stands as the contemporary RAM standard for modern PCs. However, the question remains: Between DDR5 and DDR4, which one is better?
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The best Mac keyboard shortcuts for 2024

Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to improve your efficiency and productivity using a Mac. Here are our favorite Mac keyboard shortcuts and how to use them.
What is Linux

How to install Ubuntu on a Windows computer

You can download a fresh copy of Ubuntu directly onto your computer for everyday use. Here's how.
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I’ve reviewed every AMD and Nvidia GPU this generation — here’s how the two companies stack up

Nvidia and AMD are hotly competitive in 2024. After reviewing every GPU the companies currently offer, here's how they compare.
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How to freeze rows and columns in Excel

Looking for a way to make your Excel spreadsheets read more clearly? Why not try freezing some of the rows and columns. Here’s how.
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What is packet loss, and how do you fix it?

Does your network connection feel horribly slow? Are your online gaming skills just not on target? You may be suffering from packet loss. Here's how to fix it.