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How to make scanning big pictures easy with (freeware) microsoft ice

Scanning pics is a big enough pain, but oversize images can be a nightmare. Today, we’ll look at some tips at scanning huge images with smaller scanners, and how a bit of Microsoft freeware can make the process much easier. You won’t see any Photoshop or even GIMP in our how-to today. HTG readers suggested […]

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How to pick the best cloud service for your needs and devices

Storing and protecting your essential documents and data has never been easier. Cloud storage is one of the most convenient and secure ways to back up your critical files and data. Cloud storage also clears up tons of internal storage space on your devices. However, there is one downside: paying the fees associated with most […]

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How to make iphone autocorrect ducking let you swear

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 and Reader’s Digest, been interviewed as a technology expert on TV stations like Miami’s NBC 6, and had his work covered by news outlets […]

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How to make your nvidia shield listen for “ok google” even when the tv is off

Cameron Summerson is ex-Editor-in-Chief of Review Geek and served as an Editorial Advisor for How-To Geek and LifeSavvy. He covered technology for a decade and wrote over 4,000 articles and hundreds of product reviews in that time. He’s been published in print magazines and quoted as a smartphone expert in the New York Times. Read […]

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How to print from metro apps in windows 8

Printing from a Metro app in Windows 8 works differently than printing from a Desktop app. So, how do you print from a Metro app? Lance Whitney is a freelance technology writer and trainer and a former IT professional. He’s written for Time, CNET, PCMag, and several other publications. He’s the author of two tech […]

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How to pick the right motherboard for your custom-built pc

When building a gaming PC, the motherboard is one of the core components you need to acquire. However, if it is your first time selecting a motherboard, it can be quite daunting. There are so many new categories of features and specs that you may know nothing about; this guide will point you in the […]

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How to make the most of black friday and cyber monday sales

It’s that time of year again: the time to spend, spend, spend. Are you already worried about how much the holidays are going to cost you? Fretting about stuffing those stockings and checking off your kiddos’ lists? Fortunately, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales abound this year. And if you play your cards right (i.e., […]

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How to pin folders websites settings notes and more to the start menu on windows 10

This post will show you how to pin favorite Windows 10 settings to Start Menu easily. Pinning in Windows 10 continues to become more and more popular with time. Pinning is a feature that can pin settings, apps, files, and programs to the Start Menu. Pinning to the Start Menu gives the ability to quickest […]

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How to quickly and easily change case in excel 2013 using a function

Lori Kaufman is a technology expert with 25 years of experience. She’s been a senior technical writer, worked as a programmer, and has even run her own multi-location business. Read more. You may find you need to change multiple cells from one case to another in Excel. Maybe you imported data that came in all […]

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How to manage files and use the file system on android

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 and Reader’s Digest, been interviewed as a technology expert on TV stations like Miami’s NBC 6, and had his work covered by news outlets […]