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How to tame your chromecast’s background data usage

Google’s Chromecast is an excellent little streaming device that offers an easy and affordable way to get content from the little screen to the big one. The thing is, when you’re not using it, it can use over 15GB of data every month just idling. That’s a pretty significant amount for anyone on a metered […]

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How to voice chat in nintendo switch games

Listening to other people is bothersome at times. Especially so for games that are either competitive or need serious teamwork like Fortnite Battle Royale. You’ll find that these games have players that are simply on edge and aren’t fun to be around. Especially if the game isn’t going well for them. You’ll find these types […]

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How to use the traceroute command on linux

What is Traceroute? Traceroute is a command line utility that measures the speed and route data takes to a destination server. It works by sending several test packets of data to a specified destination address, and records each intermediate router or link passed by the data on it’s journey. Each router encountered represents a hop, […]

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How to use custom dictionaries in word 2013

I just mistakenly added a word to my “custom” dictionary and now I can’t find this custom dictionary to remove the word. I’ve tried the main online suggestions to no avail. I’ve found default.dic under the roaming directory. It contains nothing but: #LID 10333, whatever that means. It has no words in it at all. […]

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How to use smarthome door sensors around metal

Door sensors are an essential component of your home security system: they let you know when someone is entering your home. These devices are made up of two parts, which form a circuit when they’re kept parallel to each other. When someone opens the door, the two parts separate and break the circuit, which triggers […]

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How to update plex on your synology nas

Besides the media itself, the most important element of a media server software is how up to date it is–you can’t watch videos if the server doesn’t know they’re there. Plex Media Server offers three ways to keep your media collection up to date so you always know what’s available. Why Would I Want To […]

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How to use google lens on the iphone

Launched in 2015, Google Photos is a tool that can store photos, videos and screenshots taken by your phone. It’s a solid media backup to have at your disposal. And, because it’s a cloud-based tool, it can free up space on your phone. Plus, it works on both Android and iOS devices. Here are a […]

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How to set up remote desktop on ubuntu

Remember the good old days when everyone just came to work day after day and worked on that equipment you’ve already paid for, accessing everything they needed on company software and hardware? It would be nice to go back to the old normal, but it’s not going to happen anytime soon. Businesses are waking up […]

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How to use microresolutions to improve sales performance

To improve the sales in your business, focus on the customers and shift to increasing sales performance rather than profit. This is the first word of advice any sales experts would give you. If you want to boost sales and don’t know how, here are 9 awesome ways to do just that: 1. Focus on […]

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How to use a custom background in gmail

Gmail is a very flexible email app that has improved steadily over the years to rival any of the other free email providers. One key advantage it has over Outlook or Yahoo for example is the ability to theme the inbox and interface. While most freemail providers allow you to edit and theme the emails, […]