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Is ChatGPT safe? Here are the risks to consider before using it

OpenAI's ChatGPT is a powerful tool with untold possibilities. Unfortunately, that can be a bad thing in terms of safety, privacy, and security.
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How to make a graph in Excel

Graphs in Excel help break down your data into an easily digestible format. Here’s how to make a graph in Microsoft Excel.
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How to password protect a folder in Windows and macOS

Everyone has private data on their PC, and one of the best ways to safeguard that is to password protect it. But do you know how to password protect a folder?
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Resident Evil 4 Remake PC: best settings, ray tracing, FSR, and more

Resident Evil 4 Remake reinvents the classic on PC. We dived in to look at ray tracing and FSR in the game, as well as dial in the best settings.
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MacBook Pro battery replacement: everything you need to know

Replacing a MacBook battery is tricky depending on the model you have. Here’s everything you need to know about battery replacements in Apple’s laptops.
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How to use Bing Image Creator to generate AI images for free

Bing Image Creator is a new AI tool that generates pictures based on your description. It works within Bing Chat, but there's also a way to access it directly.
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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!
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ChatGPT vs. Bing Chat: which is the best AI chatbot?

ChatGPT and Bing Chat are two exciting natural language chatbots that are making human-to-machine interactions easier than ever. Here's how they compare.
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Bing Chat: how to use Microsoft’s own version of ChatGPT

The new Microsoft Bing search engine and Edge browser include an AI that's faster and more advanced than OpenAI's ChatGPT, and you can preview it right now.
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What is VR?

VR, or Virtual Reality, is a constantly evolving technology that is only getting more exciting. What is VR? It could be the future of work and play.
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How to watch Nvidia’s AI announcement at GTC

Nvidia's CEO Jensen Huang is set to make some big announcements about AI t this year's Spring GPU Technology Conference. Here's how to watch.
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How to build a PC from scratch: A beginner’s guide for building your own desktop computer

Building a computer might seem intimidating, but DIY PC building can be a lot of fun, and with a little help, anyone can do it. Here's how.
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What is 5G? Speeds, coverage, comparisons, and more

It has been years in the making, but 5G has finally become a reality. Coverage has been expanding rapidly in the U.S. Here's everything you need to know.
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Here’s the ChatGPT word limit and how to get around it

Here's the word limit for ChatGPT and how to easily get around it.
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How to convert a PDF to a Word document

PDF files are great, but you might need to make some changes in Word. Here's how to convert a PDF file into a Word document using a few of our favorite methods.
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How to split screen on a Chromebook

Ready for a multitasking session on your Chromebook? Here's how to use split screen on your Chromebook so you can view two sites or apps at the same time.
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The most common Chromebook problems and how to fix them

Facing annoying issues with your Chromebook? If you need help, try our Chromebook troubleshooting guide to see if we can figure out the root causes together.
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How to drop a pin in Google Maps

Google Maps is a great tool to help you find your way around. We'll show you how to drop a pin at your preferred destination so you'll never get lost again.
Using ChatGPT in Slack.

ChatGPT just launched on Slack — here’s how to use it

ChatGPT is now available within Slack and can be used for summarizing conversations, answering questions, or drafting quick replies. Here's how to use it.
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How to optimize Nvidia Control Panel settings for gaming and overall performance

Getting the best performance out of a graphics card involves more than a powerful PC. Learn how to optimize the Nvidia GPU settings to make the most of it.
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How to record your computer screen

Need to record your computer screen for a project or to share gaming fun with friends? Here's how to do it on different platforms via various apps and tools.
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Will my computer automatically update for daylight saving time?

Check out these fixes you can use if you're having trouble with your Windows or Mac automatically updating for daylight saving time.
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Jasper AI: how to use the ChatGPT alternative now

Jasper AI is a ChatGPT alternative that caters to businesses and offers writing help that comes with customer support and customization options.
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How to use Live Captions in Windows 11: add subtitles to any audio automatically

Live Captions are a great way to better understand audio, whether it's a film, a new song, or a conversation with a friend. Here's how to enable Live Captions.
The MacGPT app for macOS Monterey and Ventura.

MacGPT: how to use ChatGPT on your Mac

MacGPT is an Apple ecosystem version of ChatGPT that works for macOS Monterey and Ventura. Here's how to use it.
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How to share Google One storage with your family

Google One lets you share extra cloud storage with your family — but Google doesn't turn that feature on by default. Here's how to fix that.
MSI GT77 Titan (2023) playing Cyberpunk 2077.

The most demanding PC games that push your rig to the limit

These games will push your gaming PC or laptop to the limit. Here are the most demanding PC games in 2023.
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What is screen door effect in VR?

The screen door effect is an annoying problem for VR gamers affecting Meta Quest, HTC Vive, Valve Index, and Sony PSVR2 headsets. Why's it so hard to eliminate?
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Caktus AI: How to use the ChatGPT alternative that can write essays for you

Caktus AI is the latest popular AI tool that can add citations to generated essays. Here's everything you need to know about it.
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4 Windows 11 accessibility features that make it easier for everyone to use

Microsoft's ever-maturing Windows 11 continues to add accessibility features that make it easier for everyone to use. Here are our favorites.
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How to take a screenshot on a Chromebook

It's easy to learn how to take a screenshot on a Chromebook. The process is basically a matter of learning some quick keyboard shortcuts on a laptop or tablet.
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How to screen record on an iPhone or iPad

Want to show your non-tech-savvy relative how to do something without having to do it all for them? We detail how to screen record on an iPhone or iPad.
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The most common Slack issues 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 issues and how to fix them.
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The most common Zoom problems and how to fix them

Here are some of the most common Zoom problems and how to troubleshoot them. From issues with your video to problems sharing your screen, we've got you covered.