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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!
A person using an Acer Chromebook 14.

Chromebook vs laptop: Which are the differences?

What is the difference between a Chromebook and a laptop? Which one is better for you? In this guide, we'll go over the reasons to buy one over the other.
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.
Gaming PC on a desk.

I keep my PC on the floor, and you can’t convince me otherwise

Should you mount your PC on your desk or put it on the floor? What about hiding it inside a desk cupboard? They all work, but some may work better than others.
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.
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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.
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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.
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Fortnite performance guide: best settings, fps boost, and more

Fortnite is a super fast-paced game and your PC needs to be fast enough to keep ahead of the storm. Here are the best settings to boost Fortnite performance.
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How to clean a laptop screen without scratching it

Over time, dirt and dust build up on your display, which can then leave grimy, ugly deposits. Here's how to clean a laptop screen safely for a clearer view.
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The best Bitcoin wallets to hodl, trade, and exchange crypto

Whether you want the convenience of online storage or the security of a hardware wallet, these are the best Bitcoin wallets you can use in 2024.
Faux bitcoin coin on a laptop.

How to buy Bitcoin

In this guide, we teach you how to buy Bitcoin for the first time, from finding the right wallets and exchanges to spending Bitcoin in a smart, efficient way.
Exhaust fan in PC case.

PC airflow guide: How to position your fans for best cooling

The placement, position, and orientation of your PC's cooling fans matters. Here's our guide on the best way to configure your fans for maximum performance.
Reading book on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

How to export a Word document to Kindle

Ever wanted to analyze a Word document on your ebook reader? It's easier than you think. Here's how to export a Word doc to your Kindle.
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The best free photo-editing software for 2024

Don't want to pay a monthly subscription for Photoshop? We don't blame you. Check out our list of the best free photo-editing software you can use right now.
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SSD not showing up in Windows? Here are some easy fixes

Is your new SSD failing to register on your Windows PC? Here’s a few troubleshooting and repair methods you can try.
Apple AirPods Pro Second Gen charging case with USB-C.

How to connect AirPods to your MacBook

Pairing your AirPods or AirPods Pro to your MacBook is one of the best handshakes your machines will ever make. Here’s how to get yours connected today.

How to use iMessage on Windows

Apple's iMessage chat app might be an Apple exclusive, but that doesn't mean you can't use it on Windows. Here's how to do it.
Alienware OLED monitor OSD settings.

How to use your monitor’s overdrive setting (and why you should)

Your monitor's overdrive setting is almost certainly worth turning on to improve motion clarity. Here's how to do it.
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How to Use Generative Fill in Adobe Photoshop

The generative fill feature in Adobe Photoshop is a game changer for Photoshop users looking to save time. It's really impressive. Here's how to use it.
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How to use a PC monitor as a TV

You can use a TV as a monitor, so why not a monitor as a TV? It's very straightforward to watch TV on your monitor, but there are some unique considerations.
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How to copy and paste on Windows, Mac, and Chromebook

Here's how to copy and paste in just a few quick steps, whether you have a Windows or macOS machine, prefer using a keyboard, or would rather just use a mouse.
A close up of a MacBook Pro and its display.

How to fix a dead pixel on your monitor or smartphone

Whether it's a stuck pixel or a dead one, there are a few tricks you can try. Follow these steps and get your monitor or screen back to pristine condition.
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D installed in a motherboard.

The best motherboard for the Ryzen 7 7800X3D is cheaper than you think

The Ryzen 7 7800X3D is the best gaming CPU out there, so it deserves a great motherboard. But it doesn't need the absolute best. These ones are perfect fits.
A man sits, using a laptop running the Windows 11 operating system.

How to pin a website to the taskbar in Windows

The Windows Start Menu and its taskbar are good for programs, but pinning websites is tricky. Learn to access sites via taskbar on Chrome, Firefox, and Edge.
Intel's 14900K CPU socketed in a motherboard.

Reviewers agree: Intel’s latest chip is truly ridiculous

Reviews on the Intel Core i9-14900KS have dropped, showing just how extreme this new chip is.
Arctic Freezer 36 mounted in a black PC.

The best budget CPU coolers you can buy for under $50

Don't spend a lot on a CPU cooler unless you really have to. These excellent budget models all come in well under $50 and can compete with some of the best.
A MacBook Pro on a desk with ChatGPT's website showing on its display.

How to jailbreak ChatGPT: get it to really do what you want

Jailbreaking ChatGPT opens it up beyond its safeguards, letting it do and say almost anything. From insults to deliberate lies, here's how to jailbreak ChatGPT.
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The best PC fans

The best PC fans are quiet, look good, and move plenty of air. All of our favorite fans will do a great job of keeping your PC cool while staying whisper quiet.
A hand holding AMD's Ryzen 9 7950X3D processor.

I compared all of AMD’s V-cache CPUs to see which you should buy

The 7950X3D, 7900X3D and 7800X3D are arguably the most exciting CPUs of the Zen 4 generation. They're all good at gaming, but which is the best? Let's find out.
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How much RAM do you need for a laptop, gaming PC, or tablet?

How much RAM do you really need? It's a question that plagues many PC buyers, and in this guide, we break it down for tablets, laptops, and desktops.
DeepCool Assassin IV in a PC.

What’s the biggest CPU cooler ever made?

Out of all the massive CPU coolers that have come and gone, which was the largest? There are a lot of huge contenders, but only one giant can take the crown.
Windows 11 set up on a computer.

How to change your default browser in Windows 11

Windows 11 might want to push you to use Edge, but you probably have another favorite. Whatever it is, here's how to make it the default browser.