Amazon Fire HD 10 vs. HD 10 Plus: Which budget slate blazes brightest?
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Amazon Fire HD 10 vs. HD 10 Plus: Which budget slate blazes brightest?

In 2021, Amazon released an important update to its 10-inch Fire tablet and an upgraded Fire HD 10 Plus model for those who want extra features — at a higher price, of course. Interested buyers seeking a new tablet should know exactly how the two models compare and what the key differences are. We’ve taken Read more

How to access the iTunes Store in MacOS
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How to access the iTunes Store in MacOS

With the addition of Apple Music and updates to MacOS, Apple has been busy changing how users listen to music and buy new albums — and that’s caused a bit of confusion among those used to the old iTunes and the previous iTunes Stores. Even more recent changes have made it harder to find the Read more

The most common Wi-Fi problems and how to fix them
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The most common Wi-Fi problems and how to fix them

We’ve grown so accustomed to Wi-Fi being readily available for listening to music, streaming our favorite shows, and allowing us to work from home that we rarely think twice about being connected until we’re suddenly without Wi-Fi. A loss of connection is disruptive to a daily routine, but most connection issues are easy to fix, Read more

The best USB-C monitors for 2021
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The best USB-C monitors for 2021

The amazingly-versatile USB-C port is more necessary than it’s ever been. From battery charging to ultra-fast data transfers, we’ve gotten used to USB-C, and it has become important to find accessories that include USB-C connectivity. Monitors have been a little slow to jump on the USB-C train, but there are now a number of strong options Read more

How to download MacOS Big Sur
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How to download MacOS Big Sur

Apple’s latest MacOS update, called Big Sur, finally moves away from version 10 after nearly 20 years. MacOS 11 is one of the biggest updates yet, boasting a visual overhaul, new notifications, a faster Safari experience, and an upgraded Messages app. It also begins Apple’s transition away from Intel CPUs. Now, Big Sur is officially Read more

The best gaming monitors for 2021
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The best gaming monitors for 2021

A new gaming monitor can enhance your gaming experience and even make you a more competitive player. But picking the best monitor for you can be confusing, especially when deciding the most important specifications, like resolution, refresh rate, or response time. Our top pick is the Asus Rog Swift PG35VQ because of it’s excellent display Read more

What is ambient computing?
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What is ambient computing?

We’re now in the decade of ambient computing — and if you didn’t notice, that’s part of the plan. Ambient computing is all about A.I. decisions made without human involvement, and it has big implications for the world of technology. Here’s everything you need to know about this exciting new field of computing. Ambient computing Read more

Windows 10’s Storage menu makes managing your hard drive a cinch
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Windows 10’s Storage menu makes managing your hard drive a cinch

Is your computer sluggish, taking ages to respond to a simple request? Have you run your antivirus software to ensure that your machine is clean of malware? In that case, it might be that your hard drive is full of little-used programs and years-old files, taking up space and slowing down Windows 10’s performance while Read more

How to save a webpage as a PDF
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How to save a webpage as a PDF

Everyone eventually comes across a webpage they need to save for offline research or sharing with others. You could just copy and paste the link, but sometimes it’s nice to have the page as an image you can view offline, mark up, or print. The most flexible solution is to create a PDF file you Read more

Five things to do before making the upgrade to gigabit internet
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Five things to do before making the upgrade to gigabit internet

Long-awaited gigabit internet speeds are finally coming to a growing number of cities, as fiber infrastructure improves and companies offer ultra-fast service packages. But are you and your devices ready to upgrade to gigabit internet? Existing internet speeds can be improved by several factors (including router setup), but gigabit-level services are still worth getting excited Read more