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Pixel 3 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your new Google phone

Pixel 3 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your new Google phone

Windows February 28, 2019 at 12:02 am 0 comments

Google makes Android freely available to phone manufacturers so they can tweak and contort the OS to suit their needs. Nonetheless, Google does have its own idea of what Android should be. That’s on display every year with the Pixel phones, and the latest Pixel 3 and 3 XL includeRead More

How to reset or restart your Kindle

How to reset or restart your Kindle

Windows February 27, 2019 at 10:59 pm 0 comments

Most of the time, your Amazon Kindle won’t need any maintenance outside of battery charging. Like any device that runs software, however, it may occasionally become unresponsive, sluggish or unable to act the way that it should. In instances like these, resetting your Kindle could set things right. How toRead More

How to create Excel macros and automate your spreadsheets

How to create Excel macros and automate your spreadsheets

Windows February 27, 2019 at 9:58 pm 0 comments

Excel macros are like mini-programs that perform repetitive tasks, saving you a lot of time and typing. For example, it takes Excel less than one-tenth of a second to calculate an entire, massive spreadsheet. It’s the manual operations that slow you down. That’s why you need macros to combine allRead More

How to connect your Kindle to a Wi-Fi Network

How to connect your Kindle to a Wi-Fi Network

Windows February 27, 2019 at 8:51 pm 0 comments

You need to connect your Amazon Kindle to Wi-Fi to buy and download new books (unless you paid for a Kindle with built-in cellular connectivity). Fortunately, doing so is easy and should only take you moments. To connect your Kindle to a Wi-Fi network, navigate to its Home screen. Next,Read More

How to use Alexa to listen to Apple Music on your Amazon Echo device

How to use Alexa to listen to Apple Music on your Amazon Echo device

Windows February 27, 2019 at 7:50 pm 0 comments

Listen up, Apple Music subscribers—HomePod isn’t the only smart speaker that can handle your tunes anymore. Apple has teamed up with Amazon to allow streaming on Echo devices, so all of your songs, albums, and playlists are good to go. Here’s how to set it all up: Open the AlexaRead More

How to use Alexa Routines to make your Amazon Echo even smarter

How to use Alexa Routines to make your Amazon Echo even smarter

Windows February 27, 2019 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

One of the most powerful features of Amazon’s Echo smart speakers is called Routines. Instead of just letting you do one thing at a time, Routines can tie multiple actions to a single voice command. They can even automate tasks without needing you to speak at all. Still, setting upRead More

15 essential Google Assistant commands you’ll find yourself using every day

15 essential Google Assistant commands you’ll find yourself using every day

Windows February 27, 2019 at 5:46 pm 0 comments

Google Assistant is everywhere, ranging from the Android smartphone in your pocket to the smart speakers and smart displays ensconced in your kitchen or living room. And that means you can control all your smart home devices without so much as turning your head. All you need to say isRead More

How to set up a Mac and macOS to take advantage of an SSD and external storage setup

How to set up a Mac and macOS to take advantage of an SSD and external storage setup

Windows February 27, 2019 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

While they offer fast speeds, solid-state drives (SSDs) are still pricey, and your costs can suddenly increase if you want to boost the storage when buying a Mac mini or an iMac. However, both Macs support high-performance USB 3 and Thunderbolt 3, and you can use this help offset theRead More

How to set up your new computer

How to set up your new computer

Windows February 27, 2019 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

So you’ve got a new computer. Awesome! That humble metal box is the key to a wide world of potential. It can help you with everything from juggling your finances to keeping in touch with your family to blowing off some steam on, uh, Steam. But a new PC isn’t likeRead More

How to personalize your PC

How to personalize your PC

Windows February 27, 2019 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

What makes your house your home? Is it the furniture? The art? A few favorite collectibles arranged on the shelves? Your PC doesn’t have to be any different. If you’re new to Windows 10, we’ll show you how to personalize your PC to make it feel, well, yours. From the momentRead More