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Will my computer automatically update for daylight saving time?

Check out these solutions you can try if you're having trouble with your Windows or Mac automatically updating for daylight saving time.
Canon Pixma G4270 is a MegaTank all-in-one inkjet printer.

What does printer spooling mean, and how to fix it on Windows and Mac

Apple's Craig Federighi presents new features in macOS Sonoma at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June 2023.

How to downgrade from macOS Sonoma to an older version

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7 trackpad gestures for Mac that everyone should know

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MacBook Pro M3: Should you choose the M3, M3 Pro, or M3 Max?

How to use a blue light filter on a PC or Mac

How to use a blue light filter on your PC or Mac

Apple revealing the M3 Max processor.

Apple M3: explaining the next generation of Apple silicon

Logos for Apple's M3 chips.

Apple’s new M3 looks fast, but will it really be worth the upgrade?

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JPEG vs. PNG: When and why to use one format over the other

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How to find your computer specs on Windows 11

A Monoprice MP10 3D Printer is creating an octahedron in blue plastic.

What is a 3D printer, and how much do they cost?

Intel Core i5-13600K installed in a motherboard.

I tested Intel’s Core i5-14600K against its cheaper sibling. Don’t waste your money

How to get Photoshop for free

Adobe allows limited-time downloads of Photoshop without needing to pay upfront. Here's how to get a full version of Photoshop for free, for a time.
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How to block an email address in Gmail

Spam and other unwelcome emails can be annoying. But if you're a Gmail user who wants to block someone from messaging you, the process is simple. Here's how.
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Here’s how to quickly and easily convert a PDF to Excel

Excel gives you tons of options for editing, but what if your file is a PDF? Here's how to convert a PDF into an Excel file with ease. Just follow these steps.
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The best time to buy a laptop in 2023

Laptop discounts may feel random, but they often happen at specific times of the year. Here's when to plan a big purchase to get the best deals.
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GPU prices and availability (Q4 2023): How much are GPUs today?

You can finally buy a graphics card thanks to falling GPU prices. Here's how Nvidia, AMD, and Intel GPU pricing look in the fourth quarter of 2023.
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Here’s how to combine PDF files the easy way

No matter your operating system, knowing how to combine PDF files is a good skill. We'll teach you the best ways to do so for Windows, macOS, or via the web.
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How to set up multiple monitors for PC gaming

Want to know how to set up multiple monitors for PC gaming? Our guide walks you through the process step-by-step across AMD and Nvidia graphics cards.
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How to remove a login password on Windows 11

Removing your login password in Windows 11 is quite an easy process. Here's how you can do it in a few simple steps.
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How to keep your MacBook from sleeping

If you find yourself using a MacBook that needs to stay on at all times, there are a few ways to stop it from sleeping. Here's how to do it.
A woman holding the Samsung 870 Pro NVMe PCIe SSD in her hands.

What is NVMe? Everything you need to know about high-speed storage

NVMe drives are everywhere, from your mom's laptop to your high-end gaming PC. These extremely slim drives are superfast, and now they're super affordable too.
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Here’s how to share your screen on Discord

Discord excels at community building and offers useful screen-sharing features. Here's how to share your screen on the Discord app.
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Dell vs. HP: Which laptop brand is best for your needs?

Buying a new laptop but can't decide between getting a Dell or an HP? Not to worry, our comparison guide to these brands is sure to help you pick the right one.
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How to send a text message from a computer

Texting is a vital part of everyday life. But what if you don't have your phone? Here's how to send a text message from a computer, whether it's a Mac or a PC.
A close-up of someone using Microsoft Teams on a laptop for a videoconference.

Common Microsoft Teams problems and how to fix them

Microsoft Teams serves as a vital link for businesses and organizations that helps ensure seamless communication. Here's how to fix some common problems.
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How to download YouTube videos on PC, iOS, Android, and Mac

Our guide will teach you how to download YouTube videos on PC, iPhone, iPad, Android, and Mac, and educate you on the ethics of doing so.
The Apple Vision Pro reveals the wearer's eyes on a front-facing display.

Vision Pro 2: everything we expect from the future of Apple’s headsets

Apple will follow up the Vision Pro headset with a new high-end version and a cheaper model. But what will they be like? Here’s everything you need to know.
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All ray tracing games on PC: AMD Radeon and Nvidia RTX ray tracing

Nvidia RTX ray tracing helps the lighting in games look more realistic, but only certain games support the feature. We rounded up all of them.
Asus ZenBook 14 OLED front angled view showing display and keyboard.

This sleeper Asus laptop is faster and cheaper than Microsoft’s Surface Laptop Go 3

The Asus Zenbook 14 OLED is less expensive than the Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 3 at the low end, and a better value overall thanks to a superior OLED display.
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Wi-Fi not working? How to fix the most common problems

If your Wi-Fi is running slow or just drops out altogether in certain rooms, here are solutions to all your Wi-Fi problems.
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Fortnite performance guide: best settings, fps boost, and more

Fortnite is a super-fast paced game and your PC needs to be fast enough to keep ahead of the storm. Here are the best settings to boost Fortnite performance.
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The best Windows 11 themes

Are you ready to customize your Windows 11 operating system with excellent new themes? These are our favorite alternative themes for the latest Windows OS.
A man sits, using a laptop running the Windows 11 operating system.

Here is how you can uninstall Windows 11

If you've installed Windows 11 and find it unsatisfactory, reverting to Windows 10 or your previous operating system is a simple process.

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