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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.
An Apple TV 4K sits on a media stand.

Common Apple TV problems and how to fix them

Common Apple TV problems and how to fix them

Is your Apple TV having issues? Maybe the video isn't displaying well or it's refusing to turn on. Here are the top Apple TV problems and how to solve them.
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How to enroll in the watchOS beta program

How to enroll in the watchOS beta program

Signing up for Apple Watch beta tests is simple and gives testers a sneak peek into what's to come to the devices.
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A Plague Tale: Requiem — Old Protector trophy and achievement guide

A Plague Tale: Requiem — Old Protector trophy and achievement guide

To earn the Old Protector trophy or achievement, make sure you examine everything to get this one knocked out. Here are a few tips for how to complete it.
The siblings in A Plague Tale: Requiem walk together.

A Plague Tale: Requiem — Perfect Throw trophy and achievement guide

A Plague Tale: Requiem — Perfect Throw trophy and achievement guide

There's nothing wrong with taking a moment for fun during your harrowing journey. Here's how to find the crown game and earn a quick and easy achievement.
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How to turn on car crash detection on your Pixel phone

How to turn on car crash detection on your Pixel phone

The iPhone 14 isn't the only smartphone to feature crash detection. Learn how to turn on this life-saving feature with a Pixel now.
Woman wearing Apple AirPods Pro.

How to make AirPods and AirPods Pro louder

How to make AirPods and AirPods Pro louder

Are your new AirPods too quiet for your liking? Here are the best ways to turn up that volume to ensure your AirPods or AirPods Pro are as loud as you want.
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.
MacBook on a table with the Finder sidebar open.

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.
Family watching home projector.

How to choose the right home theater projector for you

How to choose the right home theater projector for you

Ready for a home theater projector to really get that cinematic experience? Choosing a projector is different from picking a TV. Here's everything to know.
Chromecast with Google TV.

Common Google Chromecast issues and how to fix them

Common Google Chromecast issues and how to fix them

Google Chromecast is a great streaming device, but sometimes it runs into problems. Here, we'll help you solve some common Chromecast issues.
A Chromecast hanging from the back of a TV.

How to get your Chromecast connected to a hotel room TV

How to get your Chromecast connected to a hotel room TV

Google's Chromecast is a small streamer that can be your perfect travel companion. Here's a quick guide on how to get your Chromecast connected to a hotel TV.
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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.
Pixel Buds Pro in coral color with the extra eartips.

How to check the eartip seal on the Google Pixel Buds Pro

How to check the eartip seal on the Google Pixel Buds Pro

One of the most unique features of the Pixel Buds Pro is the ability to run a check on its ear seal so you can get a perfect fit. Here's what you should do.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 inside their charging case, near iPhone 14.

How to customize your AirPods Pro 2 controls for the perfect buds

How to customize your AirPods Pro 2 controls for the perfect buds

Do you own the AirPods Pro 2? Did you know that you can have one bud handle noise-canceling while the other conjures Siri? Read on to learn how to customize.
Valkyrie recruiting a knight.

How to get every ending in Valkyrie Elysium

How to get every ending in Valkyrie Elysium

Valkyrie Elysium features four distinct endings you can get: a normal, good, bad, and true ending. Some require serious planning from the beginning of the game.
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The best AirPods Pro 2 tips and tricks you need to know now

The best AirPods Pro 2 tips and tricks you need to know now

Missing out on a little-known AirPods Pro 2 feature? Not anymore! We rounded up the best tips and tricks so you can make the most out of your new earbuds.
Kiriko throws items in Overwatch 2.

Overwatch 2 Twitch Drops: How to earn a Legendary Kiriko skin and more

Overwatch 2 Twitch Drops: How to earn a Legendary Kiriko skin and more

If you need more cosmetics for Overwatch 2's newest ninja healer Kiriko, head on over to Twitch to earn loot by watching your favorite streamer in action.
Google Pixel Buds Pro custom EQ settings.

How to adjust the Pixel Buds Pro EQ

How to adjust the Pixel Buds Pro EQ

Google's Pixel Buds Pro earbuds now have a five-band EQ. Here's how to use it.
Guybrush on the brink of death in the forest.

Return to Monkey Island: How to find all LeChuck’s secrets

Return to Monkey Island: How to find all LeChuck’s secrets

This next task is quite a process to complete, so don't feel bad if you need some help. Here's how to find all of LeChuck's secrets in Return to Monkey Island.
Google Pixel Watch with a recycled loop strap.

How to pre-order the Google Pixel Watch

How to pre-order the Google Pixel Watch

The waiting is over -- the Pixel Watch has been revealed, and you can finally pre-order it. Here's where to pre-order your Google Pixel Watch.
Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD, pictured holding an AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card.

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.
A map of monkey island.

Return to Monkey Island: How to find all six skulls and the secret on Monkey Island

Return to Monkey Island: How to find all six skulls and the secret on Monkey Island

You will want to find the six skulls on the island now so you're fully prepared. Here's how to find all the skulls and the secret in Return to Monkey Island.
Putting a vinyl record on a turntable.

Drop the needle like a pro: How to play vinyl records

Drop the needle like a pro: How to play vinyl records

Playing records is fun, but some people are afraid to mess up the delicate gear. Never fear, we're here to show you how to properly play a vinyl record.
Person typing on a MacBook.

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.
Gmail app cover image.

How to add contacts to Gmail

How to add contacts to Gmail

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.
Wrecking ball and his ball mech.

Overwatch 2: How to merge your accounts

Overwatch 2: How to merge your accounts

This free game is available on most platforms. Here's how you can merge your accounts in Overwatch 2 to keep your progress synced up no matter where you play.

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.
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Disney Dreamlight Valley: How to catch a Fugu fish

Disney Dreamlight Valley: How to catch a Fugu fish

Among the rarest fish in the game, the Fugu only shows up in a specific location under the right conditions — and even then, it can be a bit time-consuming.
Wrecking ball and his ball mech.

Overwatch 2: How to unlock competitive mode

Overwatch 2: How to unlock competitive mode

Overwatch 2's main ranked playlist mode isn't available until you meet certain requirements in-game. Here's how to unlock the competitive mode in Overwatch 2.
Single AirPods Pro in case.

How to use noise cancellation in just one AirPods Pro

How to use noise cancellation in just one AirPods Pro

AIrPods typically come in pairs since you have two ears. But it's also possible to use noise cancellation with the AirPods Pro in a single earbud.