Nest vs. Ecobee: Which is the better smart thermostat?
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Nest vs. Ecobee: Which is the better smart thermostat?

Does your home get too hot in the summer, even as your utility bill continues to climb each year? You may want to consider a smart thermostat, which is an evolution in heating and air conditioning technology. These thermostats can keep homes climate-controlled while promoting energy efficiency.  We reviewed two of the top-selling smart thermostats Read more

How to use a smart coffee maker
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How to use a smart coffee maker

Smart coffee makers can be an excellent addition to your home. They’re a lot more affordable than many smart appliances, they’re used every day so app controls are handy, and they make a great fit with routines or voice commands. If you recently got a coffee maker with smart features, our guide will show you Read more

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl: Beginner’s tips and tricks
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Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl: Beginner’s tips and tricks

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl has quickly risen as a fun-filled alternative to Smash Bros. It takes itself a bit less seriously and allows you to play from a wide variety of characters spanning decades. Whether you want to fight as Toph from The Last Airbender or Spongebob Squarepants himself, you can do it. Add in support Read more

How to increase your internet speed
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How to increase your internet speed

There is nothing more frustrating than your internet moving along at a snail’s pace. Webpages take forever to load, and games and streaming services experience lag. With Zoom meetings becoming a more regular occurrence, any significant slowdown in your internet makes working at home much more difficult, too. Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer through Read more

How to share an external hard drive between Mac and Windows
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How to share an external hard drive between Mac and Windows

Compatibility issues between Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s MacOS have diminished sharply over the years, but that doesn’t mean those issues have completely disappeared. Today, if you buy a new external hard drive, you may notice that working between the two is an often demoralizing task. Fortunately, there is a solution. You can “partition” your hard Read more

How to convert a PDF to JPG
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How to convert a PDF to JPG

You downloaded a file and want to share it, but there’s just one problem: It’s a PDF, and you really need a JPG. Thankfully, there are a few different options for converting a PDF to a JPG that make the process easier than ever. Whether you’d prefer to use a website or an app, we Read more

10 Nintendo Switch games for families to play over the holidays
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10 Nintendo Switch games for families to play over the holidays

Holidays are the perfect time for family to converge around the versatile Nintendo Switch, especially if you have enough controllers for several people to play on a TV at once! And the Switch comes with a popular library of party games, co-op adventures, and family-friendly missions to try out, no matter what age the players Read more

How to control Alexa from your Windows 10 PC
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How to control Alexa from your Windows 10 PC

Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa is typically associated with smart devices, from Amazon’s own Echo smart speaker line to compatible TVs, air conditioners, and more. But we don’t always mention that Alexa works just as well on Windows 10 and Windows 11 computer, which can be extremely useful if you prefer to use a PC at Read more

How to use Home and Away status for Google Home routines
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How to use Home and Away status for Google Home routines

Once you have several smart devices connected, the Google Home encourages you to set up routines where smart devices together toward a common goal. Routines can be deeply customized based on what you want to happen, but there’s a very easy, effective way to get started: Using the Home and Away Routines. These Routines switch Read more

Far Cry 6 crafting guide: How to craft weapon attachments, ammo, and more
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Far Cry 6 crafting guide: How to craft weapon attachments, ammo, and more

If you want to excel at Far Cry 6, you need to master crafting — buying, creating, and adding mods to your most important items. Crafting can greatly change the way you play as well as add powerful boosts, so it’s well worth spending some time on. Our guide will get you caught up on Read more