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Build a Chatbot with IBM Watson Assistant

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If you’ve used Siri, Alexa or the Google Assistant you’re already familiar with how a chatbot works. It’s a piece of software that lets you interact with your computer by having a conversation with it. At least, it tries to have a conversation with you. Historically chatbots have been rather clunky and not all that […]

How to View Your Credit Report and Credit Score for Free

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About every few months, you hear of another enormous data breach of a large financial company and how you should check your credit reports carefully to make sure nothing is amiss. These days, you’re apparently not even safe if you add fraud alerts to your credit report or freeze it entirely. Some of the security […]

7 Awesome and Free Stock Photo Sites

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If you have ever needed a good stock photo for your website, blog, newsletter, poster or anything else, you probably have realized how many sites there are out there that charge a lot of money to download a single photo. Granted, if you need stock photos of really high quality on a regular basis, subscribing […]

How to Browse and Search Instagram from a PC

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Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, is one of the most popular photo sharing services. The app is available on multiple platforms, including iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Unfortunately, there is no official desktop client for Windows or Mac, even after all these years. There are many third-party programs out there with funny names that try […]

How to Change Album Cover in Facebook

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Facebook likes to change things around all the time on their website and smartphone apps, so one day when you go to do something like change an album cover, you can’t remember how to do it! I’ve already written about how to upload and tag photos in Facebook, so this post will talk about how […]

5 Free Online OCR Services Tested and Reviewed

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Have a PDF document or an image that you would like to convert to text? Recently, someone sent me a document in the mail that I needed to edit and send back with corrections. The person couldn’t locate a digital copy, so I was tasked with getting all that text into digital format. There was […]

How to Make Your Own Animated Movie Online

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Looking for a quick way to make an animated movie online? If you want to create one of those nice cartoon-looking presentations where everything is animated, text flies across the screen, etc., then you have a couple of cool online tools that can get the job done. In this article, I’m going to talk about […]

Ultimate Guide to Removing or Resetting a BIOS Password

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Most personal computers don’t have BIOS passwords because the feature has to be manually enabled by someone. However, a lot of corporate machines have BIOS passwords set for security reasons and if you’re reading this post, you’ve probably realized it’s not that easy to break a BIOS password. Whether you can load the operating system […]

How to Determine if BIOS Update is Needed

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Do you need to update the BIOS on your computer? Probably not, but in this article I’ll walk you through the process of determining whether or not there is an update for your BIOS or UEFI firmware and whether or not you need to install it. Just because there is an update for your BIOS […]

How to Specify a Starting Point for YouTube Videos

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Have you ever wanted to share a YouTube video with someone, but wished it did not have to start at the very beginning? For example, if you want someone to see something that happens 6 minutes and 23 seconds into the video, you either have to let them watch it from the beginning or tell them […]