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How to share ring doorbell access with other household members

A company named Ring is putting a high-tech spin on this classic front-door fixture — combining video and security into one. [ tweet this story (you can edit before sending): http://ctt.ec/6m8_N ] Rich’s Notes on Ring: The doorbell was easy to install, you can just attach it to your home and operate it as a […]

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How to stop someone forwarding a meeting request in outlook

As a meeting organizer, you can choose whether to allow attendees to forward a meeting invitation to others. When creating a meeting request, you can only use this option if your mailbox is hosted in Microsoft 365 or in Exchange Server 2019. If you don’t know if your mailbox is hosted in Microsoft 365, contact […]

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How to speed up your old mac and give it a new life

If you’ve had your Mac for some time, you might have noticed that it doesn’t perform the same way it did when you first booted it. Any user can face a sluggish Mac over time. Hopefully, the techniques we’ve covered in this post will help you bring it up to speed. 1. Restart your Mac […]

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How to show file explorer’s preview pane on windows 10

Benj Edwards Benj Edwards Associate Editor Benj Edwards is an Associate Editor for How-To Geek. For over 15 years, he has written about technology and tech history for sites such as The Atlantic, Fast Company, PCMag, PCWorld, Macworld, Ars Technica, and Wired. In 2005, he created Vintage Computing and Gaming, a blog devoted to tech […]

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How to take android screenshots on your pc with the android sdk

Chris Hoffman Chris Hoffman Editor-in-Chief Chris Hoffman is Editor-in-Chief of How-To Geek. He’s written about technology for over a decade and was a PCWorld columnist for two years. Chris has written for The New York Times, been interviewed as a technology expert on TV stations like Miami’s NBC 6, and had his work covered by […]

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How to sum numbers across different tables in libreoffice writer

LibreOffice Writer can handle a few of the really standard tools that belong to Calc (the LibreOffice version of Microsoft Excel) with its Table function. For instance, to sum up the contents of multiple cells and position the total in a brand-new cell, you utilize the precise same formula, “=sum. But what if you’re utilizing […]

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How to silence messages on iphone ipad and mac

If you are using messages on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, then you probably know how quickly you can become overrun with message notifications, especially if you are part of a group message. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to mute specific messages so you’re not disturbed. Large messages, especially if you are used in conjunction […]

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How to sync ios 9’s notes with your gmail account

Here are the current limitations for using Google Sync on Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Incorrect or invalid password You might need to unlock your account by solving a short CAPTCHA. Go to https://accounts.google.com/UnlockCaptcha. If prompted, enter your email address, password, and the letters in the CAPTCHA box. If CAPTCHA issues persist: If […]

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How to turn on the startup chime on your new mac

Chris Hoffman Chris Hoffman Editor-in-Chief Chris Hoffman is Editor-in-Chief of How-To Geek. He’s written about technology for over a decade and was a PCWorld columnist for two years. Chris has written for The New York Times, been interviewed as a technology expert on TV stations like Miami’s NBC 6, and had his work covered by […]

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How to skip the wait and update to android oreo on your pixel or nexus now

Force Android Oreo OTA to Pixel, Nexus or Android One: Android Oreo 8.0 has been officially released for many devices, including Pixel and Nexus devices, but it usually takes weeks before most of the devices get their updates. Even if you have an official device like the Pixel, Pixel XL, or Nexus, you will ultimately […]