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9 Tips to Teach Your Grandparents Tech

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The world of technology is changing so quickly, that the daily tech skills you learned just ten years ago are probably irrelevant today. If you were an adult in the 80s, computer skills weren’t nearly as important as they are now. That generation of 30-something adults are now hitting retirement age and if they haven’t […]

How to Connect Two or More Computers to One Monitor

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There was a time not too long ago that it was rare for a household to have even one computer. The idea that each person would have a computer would have seemed laughable in the early days of the PC revolution. Now, most people are armed with multiple powerful computing devices, both on their person […]

How to Split Your Laptop or PC Screen/Monitor in Windows

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In recent years, ultrawide monitors have become more readily available – and seen a rise in popularity as a result. There’s just something about the sight of a curved monitor that immerses the user into its sea of pixels, whether they are knocking out a review on the latest gadget or sinking hours into their […]

How To Share An iTunes Library On Your Local Network

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iTunes is a really great media management app that provides you with a number of features to organize the media content stored on your computer. One of the features in the app lets you share your media libraries with your friends on your local network. What that means is you no longer need to get […]

How To Optimize The Paging File In Windows

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Computers these days are pretty fast and the latest operating systems are pretty good at keeping them that way. Gone are the days of the annual “format and reinstall” ritual most tech-savvy Windows users performed. That’s not to say your fresh new installation of Windows 10 will remain snappy forever though.  Some users may notice […]

How to Format External Hard Drive to FAT32 in Windows

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If you’ve ever tried to format an external hard drive larger than 32GB to FAT32 in Windows, you will have seen that your operating system doesn’t allow you to do it. There are various reasons as to why it does so, but if your particular situation requires you to use FAT32, you need to find […]

How to Insert a PDF File into a Word Document

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Since 1983 when it was first developed, Microsoft Word has evolved. Not just in the number of versions but also in how much you can do with it. Granted, there are several free word processors that are great alternatives to Word, but it still remains the most popular of them all. Word offers many features […]

What Does a Browser User-Agent Switcher Do & What Are Its Advantages?

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Despite the sleuthy sound of it, browser user-agents are actually quite simple to understand. Practically every time you access a high-traffic website, its server will be taking into account what your current user agent is, which helps identify your operating system and browser, in an attempt to better deliver content to you. Even popular browsers […]

Why Would You Want a CRT Monitor In 2019?

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Unless you’ve been following the less mainstream tech conversations going on these days, you might have missed a renewed discussion on the merits of CRT or cathode ray tube screens. Yes, we’re talking about the original ‘tube’ that has now been all but replaced by various flat panel technologies.  Believe it or not, there’s an […]

How You Can Track Someone’s Location Using Facebook Messenger

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The ability to track and locate an individual is no longer as difficult as it appears in the movies. Wiretaps and bugs can be replaced with something as simple as a smartphone – to a certain extent. We live in such a digital age that it has become easier to pinpoint someone’s location using nothing […]