54 Best Alexa Skills and Commands

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Amazon’s Echo speakers that come with the power of Alexa, have really changed the way people interact with devices at home. Personally, Alexa is the only device that my kids interact with on a regular basis. Siri was exciting for a few days for them, but just didn’t work well often enough. While Siri has […]

3 Top Apps for Using Instagram on Your PC

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Instagram has made it as difficult to access the majority of their features outside of their mobile app. When you’re out and about, this isn’t a problem, but it can be inconvenient when you’re sitting at home on your computer. Thankfully, there are a number of third party desktop apps that can be better for […]

Sync Any Windows Folder with Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox

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As of today, I have a cloud storage account on Amazon Drive, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, iCloud Drive and Dropbox. I mostly use Dropbox overall, but I also use Amazon Drive on my Kindle Fire, OneDrive on Windows 10 and Google Drive for my photos and videos. One issue that I always had is that […]

The Best 8 Gaming Mice of 2018

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Quite literally, getting your hands on a new gaming mouse can completely change your ability to aim in all PC games. However, with so many peripheral manufacturers on the market, it can become quite difficult to find which ones are the best. Truth be told, there are only two main indicators that can tell you […]

5 Ways to Automate Your Computer When It’s Idle

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If you’re like most people, your home computer probably sits idle most of the day. Maybe you’re at work or watching the kids or grocery shopping or watching TV. Whatever the case, 80% of the time my computer at home is either off or sleeping. This is good for saving power and money, but most […]

How to Create a GIF from a Video using Photoshop CC

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Ever wonder how those long GIFs you see on sites like Imgur are created? A lot of times, the creators take a video, convert the whole thing into an animated GIF, and then superimpose text to make it entertaining. Now this post isn’t going to teach you how to create those fancy GIFs from start […]

How to Overclock Your GPU Safely to Boost Performance

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Not many people know how to overclock their graphics card, and many others are simply afraid they’ll mess up their computers if they don’t do it correctly. Overclocking your graphics card is generally a safe process – if you follow the steps below and take things slowly, you won’t run into any problems. These days, […]

Fix Black or Blank Screen and Flash Videos Not Playing

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Are you getting a blank or black screen when trying to play YouTube videos or flash content in Mac OS X? Upon searching for a solution online, I’ve run across quite a few troubleshooting steps, but no one solution seemed to fix the blank video player errors. However, upon doing a bit of additional troubleshooting, […]

How to Separate First and Last Names in Excel

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If you use Excel a lot, you have probably run across a situation where you have a name in a single cell and you need to separate the name into different cells. This is a very common issue in Excel and you can probably do a Google search and download 100 different macros written by […]

Google Pixel 2 Camera Tutorial and Tips

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In 2017, the Google Pixel 2 was marked as having the best smartphone camera in the world. The power of the Google Pixel 2 camera comes down to new hardware improvements, and more importantly, changes to the software used to process images. Many Google Pixel 2 owners still don’t know how to master the camera […]