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How to Temporarily Disable the Fingerprint Reader and Smart Lock in Android P

2 hours 15 min ago
Starting with iOS 11, Apple included a way to quickly disable Touch ID and Face ID on iOS. With Android P, Google is introducing a feature named “Lockdown Mode” that essentially does the same thing.
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The Best Controller For Steam (Isn’t What You Think)

3 hours 14 min ago

Steam’s Big Picture Mode and Steam Link platform have their own branded Steam Controller. But it’s not the best one to use.

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How to Fix “Unlock iPhone to Use Accessories”

3 hours 15 min ago
Starting with iOS 12, you will always have to unlock your iPhone or iPad to connect a USB accessory. This is because of “USB Restricted Mode,” which protects your iPhone or iPad from hacking tools like GrayKey.
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What is a Monitor’s Refresh Rate and How Do I Change It?

4 hours 35 min ago
A refresh rate is the number of times your monitor updates with new images each second. For example, a 60 Hz refresh rate means the display updates 60 times per second. A higher refresh rate results in a smoother picture.
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Geek Trivia: The First Person To Be Honored With A Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star For Live Performances Was?

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 19:37
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The Best Powerline Network Adapters

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 14:00

If you want high-speed network access throughout your home and Wi-Fi isn’t cutting it, you’ve probably considered running Ethernet…

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The Smarthome Industry Has Reached a Plateau. Here’s What’s Holding It Back

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 12:40
There’s a problem with the smarthome industry—multiple problems, actually. And after experiencing a huge boom over the last few years, smarthome as a whole has reached a plateau of sorts.
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Geek Trivia: In The 2000s, Footage From The Original Lunar Orbiters Was Digitized In A Former?

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 19:37
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Five Tips and Tricks to Set Up In-Car Entertainment for Your Kids

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 14:00

Are we nearly there yet? How many times do you hear this on a road trip with the kids? Too often, right?

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6 Smarthome Safety Features You Should Enable Right Now

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:40
Most homeowners deck out their houses with smarthome gear for the convenience and cool features, but what you may not know is that some devices come with features that can prevent problems and even potentially be life saving.
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How to Link or Embed an Excel Worksheet in a PowerPoint Presentation

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 21:00
Sometimes, you want to include the data on an Excel spreadsheet in a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. There are a couple of ways to do this, depending on whether or not you want to maintain a connection with the source Excel sheet. Let’s take a look.
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Geek Trivia: Which Of These Iconic Video Games Originally Ran On HyperCard?

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:37
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How to Stop People from Following You on Instagram

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:13
Instagram continues to add deeper account management tools, and starting today you’ll be able to manually remove followers. This feature has been available for users with private accounts for a while, but now it’s available for everyone.
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Buying A Kindle? The 3G Models Are The Only Ones Worth Looking At

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:00

The Kindle killer feature isn’t the sharp screen on the Oasis or the free books that come with a Prime account.

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Mario Kart 8 Is Getting Breath of the Wild’s Link and His Motorcycle

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 16:50

In a batch of DLC for Breath of the Wild, Link hit full mid-life crisis and got a motorcycle.

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What is a 400 Bad Request Error (and How Can I Fix It)?

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 16:24
A 400 Bad Request Error occurs when a request sent to the website server is incorrect or corrupt, and the server receiving the request can’t understand it. Occasionally, the problem is on the website itself, and there’s not much you can do about that. But most of the time, the problem is one you might be able to solve—maybe you typed the address wrong, or maybe your browser cache is causing problems. Here are some solutions you can try.
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The Best Video Editors for Android

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 15:00
There’s no need to break out a computer for a quick edit on a video you just shot—with the proper tools, you can do a lot right from your phone. Here are the best video editors for Android.
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The Best Dog Dishes For Healthy Eating And Digestion

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:00

A good dog dish can help dogs big and small eat healthier—whether that means slowing down or aligning th…

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When and How to Rent Photography Gear

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:00
Photography and videography gear is expensive. Professional equipment starts at a few hundred dollars and goes up to hundreds of thousands. You might dream of shooting with a RED EPIC camera, but you probably don’t want to pony up the $19,000+ to own one. The thing is, there’s another option: rental.
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What Data Can a Thief Get from a Stolen Phone or Laptop?

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:40
Losing your hardware is bad enough, but what happens to your personal data? Could a thief with your phone, tablet, or laptop access your apps and files? It depends on the device you lost—unfortunately, most Windows PCs aren’t encrypted.
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