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Google Home Routines: How to put them to use

Google Home Routines: How to put them to use

Windows January 11, 2019 at 9:52 pm 0 comments

Unless you’ve dug deep into the settings menu for Google Home, you might not know about the smart speaker’s most powerful feature. It’s called Routines, and it allows you to execute multiple actions with a single voice command. For example, you can have Google Assistant announce the weather, a personalizedRead More

Google’s Pixel 3 XL notch ‘fix’ is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Google’s Pixel 3 XL notch ‘fix’ is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Windows January 11, 2019 at 8:37 pm 0 comments

The Pixel 3 XL hasn’t even gone on sale yet and a lot of words have been written about the notch. I know, because I’ve written many of them. The controversy over the Pixel 3 XL’s extra-large notch will surely rage on for weeks to come, at least until theRead More

How to share books on a Kindle

How to share books on a Kindle

Windows January 11, 2019 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

One of the best, lesser known perks that come with owning an Amazon Kindle is the ability to share many of the ebooks in your digital library with your friends and family. Better still, your friends and family can also share the books from their collection, with you. We’ll showRead More

How to edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

How to edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

Windows January 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

Working with PDFs has become as common as working with Word docs, but to get the full editing capabilities in Adobe Acrobat you must shell out $449 for the desktop Pro 2017 version, or almost $180 per year for a Pro DC subscription. While there are plenty of alternative PDFRead More

How to export PDF files from Acrobat to PowerPoint, and PowerPoint to Acrobat

How to export PDF files from Acrobat to PowerPoint, and PowerPoint to Acrobat

Windows January 11, 2019 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

You have just a few choices when working with PDFs and Microsoft PowerPoint compared to everything you can do with PDFs in Microsoft Word. You cannot import PDFs from Adobe Acrobat directly into PowerPoint 2016. However, you can export PDFs from PowerPoint to Acrobat, and you can export from AcrobatRead More

How to export PDF files from Acrobat to Excel, and Excel to Acrobat

How to export PDF files from Acrobat to Excel, and Excel to Acrobat

Windows January 11, 2019 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

You have just a few choices when working with PDFs and Microsoft Excel compared to everything you can do with PDFs in Microsoft Word. You cannot import PDFs from Adobe Acrobat directly into Excel 2016. However, you can export PDFs from Excel to Acrobat, and you can export from AcrobatRead More

How To Enable Or Disable Reserved Storage In Windows 10

How To Enable Or Disable Reserved Storage In Windows 10

Windows January 11, 2019 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Starting with Windows 10 version 1903, there is a new feature called Reserved Storage. As the name suggests, Reserved Storage is nothing but a certain amount of disk space set aside by Windows 10 for Windows Updates, apps, temporary files, and system caches. The idea behind Reserved Storage is toRead More

Lisa Su on the record: AMD's CEO talks Ryzen, Vega, ray tracing, and lots more at CES

Lisa Su on the record: AMD's CEO talks Ryzen, Vega, ray tracing, and lots more at CES

Windows January 11, 2019 at 10:54 am 0 comments

On Wednesday, AMD chief executive Lisa Su sat down with a small group of reporters following her CES keynote, in which she formally announced the Radeon VII GPU and the third-generation Ryzen CPU. During our roundtable, Su disclosed that there will be more cores to come with the third-generation RyzenRead More

Black & Decker is moving into the smart home with a mesh Wi-Fi router and an innovative home healthcare assistant

Black & Decker is moving into the smart home with a mesh Wi-Fi router and an innovative home healthcare assistant

Windows January 11, 2019 at 9:45 am 0 comments

Pria is designed to help the elderly age in place, while the Omni mesh Wi-Fi router could be useful for everyone.

How to manage Windows 10 updates to prevent them from ruining your life

How to manage Windows 10 updates to prevent them from ruining your life

Windows January 10, 2019 at 3:08 pm 0 comments

How can I stop Windows 10 updates? Whether it’s preventing Windows 10 from kicking off a critical update during a presentation, or deferring Microsoft’s Windows 10 feature update because of worries about data loss, it’s a question we’ve all asked. You shouldn’t block all Windows 10 updates. But you canRead More