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How to get pets in Sea of Thieves

What kind of pirate doesn't have a loyal animal by their side in Sea of Thieves? Before you shove off on your next adventure, read up on how to get a new pet.
A pirate running with a chest in Sea of Thieves.

How to get Ancient Coins in Sea of Thieves

The rarest of treasures in Sea of Thieves is the Ancient Coins. You could spend real money to get some, but there are other ways to find this rare currency.
The Nvidia RTX 4080 Super on a pink background.

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.
Korra in Fortnite key art.

How to use Waterbending in Fortnite

Fortnite x Avatar is underway, and you can find and use a new Mythic item that grants you the power of Waterbending. Here's where to get it and how it works.
People in diving suits in Content Warning.

How to make money fast in Content Warning

Money is the ultimate goal in Content Warning, but you need a lot of viewers to make a living. Here are what viewers want to see so you can earn money fast.
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.
The Blink Mini 2 on a bookshelf.

How to set up the Blink Mini 2 as a chime

The Blink Mini 2 can serve as a chime for your Blink Video Doorbell. Here's a look at how to sync the two together and get them working in just a few minutes.
Microsoft Excel opened on a desktop computer.

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.
The Nanoleaf Skylight lighting up a room various shades of purple.

How to fix the ‘unreachable’ error on Nanoleaf Skylight

Trying to fix the unreachable error on the Nanoleaf Skylight? The problem can be frustrating, but the good news is that it's easy to resolve.
Twitch logo.

How to download Twitch clips

With the new Twitch interface, it seems impossible to download your favorite clips. However, there's still a quick, easy way to download clips if you search.
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How to change your Gmail password

Changing your password is an important step in online security. Emails can contain a lot of personal data about you. Here's how to change your Gmail password.
A person using Outlook on a Macbook.

How to change your Outlook password

Using strong email passwords and changing them regularly is very important. Learn how to change your Outlook password with a few quick steps.
Grid view in Google Slides.

How to add audio or video to Google Slides

Trying to add some audio and video clips to your Google Sheets presentation? We’ll show you how it’s done.
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 4 11.6, Intel Celeron N4020, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD, Chrome OS, Platinum Titan.

How to update Chromebooks and Chrome OS

Google works to make Chrome OS one of the more secure operating systems around -- but you still need to keep it updated. Here's how to update your Chromebook.
The MacBook Air on a white table.

How to add and remove apps from the Dock on Mac

Want to add or remove apps from your macOS Dock? Here’s a guide to help you customize a core part of the macOS experience.
Lofree Flow low-profile mechanical keyboard on a 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro.

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.
A man sits, using a laptop running the Windows 11 operating system.

How to uninstall Windows 11 and rollback to Windows 10

If you've installed Windows 11 and find it unsatisfactory, reverting to Windows 10 or your previous operating system is a simple process.
iPhone 15 Pro Max showing the YouTube Music app.

How to set up a VPN on an iPhone or iPad

There’s a good chance that whatever VPN you have installed on your desktop PC can also be used on your iPhone. Here’s how to set up a VPN on your iOS device.
Windows 11 set up on a computer.

How to change file associations in Windows 11

If you’re tired of Windows opening files in the wrong apps, changing file associations may fix the problem. Here’s how to do it.
A Microsoft Excel icon in the dock on a Macbook.

How to calculate percentages in Excel

Percentages aren't always easy to calculate, but one of the best tools in Excel's toolbox is calculating percentages for you. Here's how to do it.
Google Slides with a PDF image on a MacBook.

How to convert Google Slides to PDF

Wondering how to save Google Slides as a PDF? We’ll show you the steps for the website and mobile app so that you have your presentation as a document.
HEIC file to JPG conversion illustration.

How to convert HEIC files to JPEG on a Mac

Converting an HEIC file to the more widely-accepted JPEG format isn’t a difficult process, and we’ve put together this guide to help you every step of the way.
Windows 11 on laptop screen

How to record your screen in Windows 11

If you're wondering how to record your screen in windows 11, then we have you covered. Here's how you can get started with your recording.
windows 10 october update

How to download Windows 10 for free

As Microsoft removes support for Windows 7, Windows 10 will ensure that you're not open to security issues. Here's how to get Windows 10 for free.
How to force quit on a mac

How to force quit on a Mac

If an app gets stuck on MacOS, you can always force it to quit so you can get back to what you were doing. Follow these steps to fix the problem in no time.
Macbook Air

How to enable picture-in-picture for YouTube on your Mac

Sometimes you need the best of both worlds on the same screen: Work and your favorite YouTube videos. Here's how to enable picture-in-picture mode on a Mac.
The Surface Pro 9 with the Type Cover keyboard lifted up.

How to change keyboard language in Windows

Need to change your keyboard language in Windows 10 or 11? We’ve put together this guide to teach you how.
A person using MS Word.

How to delete a page in Word (including a blank page)

If you need to know how to delete a page in Word, this guide will show you tricks for deleting pages at the end, in the middle, and anywhere else.
The Microsoft Teams Communities features is now available for Microsoft 365 Personal and Family.

How to change your background in Microsoft Teams

In addition to its many video conferencing tools and features, Microsoft Teams will even allow you to change the background of your calls. Here’s how.
The Firefox iPhone app.

How to clear your browser cache in Chrome, Edge, or Firefox

Is your computer running slower than normal? It may be time for you to clear your web browser’s cache to get some of that performance back. Here’s how.
Samsung Galaxy S24 showing Circle to Search.

How to use Circle to Search on your Android phone

Circle to Search is one of the coolest new features on Android phones. If you have a Samsung Galaxy S24 or Google Pixel 8, here's how to use it.
Banana of the Gods

Where to get the Banana of the Gods in Fortnite

Finding and eating a Banana of the Gods will grant you a variety of very useful effects, so you'll want to keep some on hand when heading into battles.
Team up abilities in Marvel Rivals

How to sign up for the Marvel Rivals playtest

Are you ready to clash with all your favorite superheroes in Marvel Rivals? You don't have to wait until launch if you sign up for the closed alpha test.
Microsoft Office 365 free trial available across all devices, mobile to desktop.

How to buy Microsoft Office: all methods, explained

It's easy to buy Microsoft Office, as you can use a retail code to download it, subscribe through the Microsoft Store, or download it online.