guteksk7/Shutterstock.com Is your Mac slow? Do you see the spinning pinwheel of death every day? Don’t put up with it! Here’s how to diagnose the issue so you can fix the problem. How to Diagnose a Sluggish Mac There are many reasons why your Mac might have performance issues. If you can figure out what’s … Read more How to Fix a Slow or Unresponsive Mac
Dell Finding a good gaming monitor isn’t easy, and manufacturers aren’t keen to make it any easier. Here’s everything you need to know to track down a good one. What Makes a Monitor a Gaming Monitor? To answer the question in the headline without any further ado: it’s hard to shop for a gaming monitor … Read more How to Pick the Right Gaming Monitor for Your Needs
Alissa Kumarova/Shutterstock Creative writing is a great way to express yourself, hone your writing skills, and be more imaginative. Want to start penning some inventive tales and poems? Here are the things that will help you get typing. What Is Creative Writing? Creative writing is a lot of things, so it may be easier to … Read more How to Get Started with Creative Writing
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Khamosh Pathak FaceTime is automatically activated when you set up your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. If you don’t plan on using this feature, or if you don’t want your contacts to get in touch using FaceTime, you can simply turn it off. Why Should You Turn Off FaceTime? You might want to turn off or … Read more How to Turn Off FaceTime on Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac
Most operating systems have a built-in task manager or resource monitor that lets you see all active processes and programs running on your computer. The Chrome web browser also has one that helps you end troublesome tabs and extensions. Open Chrome’s Task Manager To open Chrome’s Task Manager, click the “More” button (three dots), hover … Read more How to Use Chrome’s Built-In Task Manager
Should you need to copy text from one document into another, don’t worry. Copying and pasting on a Chromebook works identically to how it works on any other operating system, and you can do it in a couple of ways. How to Copy Text The first thing you want to do is open up a … Read more How to Copy and Paste on a Chromebook
Bissell Life can get messy sometimes, especially if you have children or pets. Carpets and couches are never safe from dirt and stains, and removing them can be challenging without a good carpet cleaner. However, renting a carpet cleaner can be a hassle and adds up quickly if your household is particularly prone to spills … Read more The Best Upright Carpet Cleaners
Logitech Logitech Harmony remotes are among the most robust and powerful universal remotes out there. But all that power leads to complicated setup processes and a confusing controller. The $250 Harmony Express wants to simplify things. Does it succeed? Yeah, mostly. The Harmony Express is an unusual universal remote system from Logitech. The controller itself … Read more Logitech Harmony Express Review: Easy to Set Up, Sometimes Annoying to Use
LightField Studios/Shutterstock Do you hate your commute, but hate the idea of hunting down a new job even more? Don’t give up on working from home just yet—a single conversation with your boss might be all you need. Some workplaces are on the cutting edge of the remote work revolution. But others are run by … Read more How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work from Home
Drop (formerly Massdrop) is known for its custom products, and especially its knives. And in all honesty, the Mordax pocket knife is a great example of Drop’s commitment to quality. It’s simply a fantastic all-purpose pocket knife. A Shining First Impression I had absolutely no idea what to expect from this knife until I had it … Read more Drop’s Mordax Is a Fantastic All-Purpose Pocket Knife
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