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Amazon Smart Plug.

How to set a timer on Amazon Smart Plugs

If you're looking to automate your outlets, Amazon Smart Plugs are a great option. Here's what you need to know about creating a timer for your smart plugs.
People with headphones listening to Spotify on a MacBook.

How to get Spotify on a MacBook, Mac Mini, or iMac

Listen to your favorite songs, create a new playlist, or look for some new tunes. Here’s how to get Spotify on a MacBook to enjoy music while you work.
Two players using Steam Decks to play Stardew Valley.

How to see your frame rate on Steam Deck

Interested in knowing how well your games are running on Steam Deck? Here's how to see your frame rate using the built-in Performance overlay feature.
iPhone 11 Pro and iPad 2020

How to sync your iPhone with your iPad for seamless use

Syncing your iPhone with your iPad might seem like a mystery, but it's a pretty straightforward and simple process. We explain how to do it in this guide.
Google Photos slideshow on an iMac.

How to create a slideshow in Google Photos on mobile and web

Sit back, relax, and relive those fond memories. We’ll show you how to make a slideshow with Google Photos on the website and the app on your mobile phone.
A 2017 Microsoft Surface Pro on a table.

How to take a screenshot using a Microsoft Surface

Our comprehensive guide will help you take screenshots on your Microsoft Surface device in no time, whether you have a new model or something older.
The Vivo Dual Ultrawide Monitor Mount on a desk, holding two monitors.

The most common multi-monitor problems and how to fix them

No video or wonky picture on your second or third monitor? Here’s our troubleshooting and repair guide for some of the most common multi-screen issues.
The MacBook Pro open on a wooden table.

How to change your Mac’s screen resolution in macOS Ventura

How do you change your Mac’s screen resolution? It depends on whether you have an external monitor connected, but our guide makes it super clear and easy to do.
A pair of hands interacting with an Acer Chromebook 514.

How to turn off Chrome notifications (and turn them back on again)

Notifications can be handy, but they can also be annoying at times. Here's how to manage notifications in Chrome with less stress, or get rid of them entirely.
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How to extend your Wi-Fi range with another router

Wi-Fi dead zones in the home or at work can be a real pain. But if you have an old router, you can convert it into a Wi-Fi repeater yourself. Here's how.
SD cards from Pixabay

How to format SD cards on Mac (and common issues and fixes)

If you have an SD card that you want to use for a new project or system, or one that’s receiving errors, learn how to format an SD card on Mac.
Close-up of the cameras on the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

How to make a contact group on an iPhone to message multiple people

Making a contact group on your iPhone lets you quickly message multiple people. Here's how the unique feature works, along with tips on managing your group.
Steam Deck running Path of Exile and the S22 Ultra running Diablo Immortal.

How to turn on FSR on the Steam Deck for smoother, better gameplay

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.
A pop-up asking if the user would like to turn on sticky keys on Windows 11.

How to turn off Sticky Keys in Windows 11

Sticky Keys is an accessibility feature that lets you activate multiple keys by pressing them one at a time. Here's how to disable Sticky Keys in Windows 11.
Print screen in PowerPoint on a Windows computer.

How to print a PowerPoint presentation with notes

Want a backup of your presenter notes in case your computer goes down? Here's how to print a PowerPoint presentation with notes and put your mind at ease.
The Vizio OLED 4K HDR TV in living room.

How to connect Alexa to your TV for smart voice control

Alexa is a powerful smart assistant that can even control your TV. Here's how to connect Alexa to your smart TV, set-top box, or streaming device.
A pair of hands using a keyboard on a laptop.

How to delete a page in Google Docs — with or without content

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.
The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 installed near a door.

How to use Amazon Echo as a doorbell chime

Your Echo device can be linked to your video doorbell, allowing the former to issue a chime when the latter is rung. Here’s how to set this up in the Alexa app!
Emulator collection on 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.
A Steam Collection shows a player's backlog.

How to gift games on Steam to friends, family, and anyone else

It's always a good time to give the gift of gaming! Thanks to Steam's easy-to-use gifting program, you can instantly buy games for friends. Here's how to do it.
A man using a PC to view an Excel spreadsheet.

How to create a drop-down list in Excel on Windows and Mac

Adding a drop-down list in Excel is a quick and efficient way to choose predefined data. Here's how to create a drop-down list in Microsoft Excel.
Drop In on the Amazon Echo Show 10.

How to Drop In on an Echo, Echo Show, or Echo Dot

Amazon's Drop In feature allows users to communicate through Echo devices. Here's how to use the Drop In feature with your Echo smart speakers.
A soldier fighting a bile spewer in Helldivers 2.

How to beat Bile Spewers in Helldivers 2

Bile Spewers in Helldivers 2 are as nasty as they sound. Their acid can eat you alive, so we will run through the best methods to crush these annoying bugs.
The left and right Apple AirPods Pro 2 lying on a table.

How to connect AirPods to PS5

You may have initially purchased your AirPods to work with all of your various Apple devices, but did you know they can also be used on PS5? Here's how.
Xbox Series X on a table.

How to connect AirPods to Xbox Series X

A new pair of headphones for your Xbox Series X can be expensive, but what if you could use those AirPods you already have? You can, but only with a workaround.
Instagram app running on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5.

How to download Instagram photos for free

Wishing you could download all of your Instagram photos or save a photo to use as wallpaper? It's easier than you think. We've got several methods you can try.
Fortnite characters by a car.

How to track your Fortnite player statistics

Fortnite doesn't do a great job of monitoring your statistics. Thankfully, there are several websites that allow you to access all the data you'd ever need.
MacBook with a notebook and keys on a desk.

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.
Chromecast with Google TV remote.

How to reconnect the Chromecast with Google TV voice remote

The remote for the Chromecast with Google TV has been known to disconnect from time to time. We created this guide to help you reconnect.
A new folder is created on a blue iMac desktop.

How to create a folder on your Windows or Mac computer

Here’s how to create a folder on the desktop for both Windows and Mac. It’s takes only seconds and then you have a handy spot for the things you use most.
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Keep it secret: How to delete your Netflix viewing history

We all have guilty Netflix pleasures, but you might not want everyone to know about them. Here's how to delete your Netflix viewing history in just a few steps.
MacOS Record Screen.

How to record your screen on Mac, Windows, and Chromebook

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.
The Hulu icon in the Disney+ app.

The most common Hulu problems and how to fix them

If you’ve been having trouble with Hulu, our guide covers many of the platform’s most common problems, with troubleshooting tips and solutions for each issue.
Someone holding the iPhone 15 Pro Max outside.

How to control notification badges on your iPhone and iPad

Your iPhone and iPad offer several notification styles that keep you up to date on your work and home life. We show you how to remove the red badge counter.