What You Need to Know About the Raspberry Pi 4

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The original Raspberry Pi was a fascinating little machine. It was originally created as an affordable system young people could learn to code on. Completely accessible and posing no risks, compared to messing around with the family computer. You can’t create a new generation of coders without instilling the urge to play and tinker. However, […]

Check For Outdated Or Missing Windows Drivers With Driver Booster

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Driver Booster is a free program you can install in Windows to check for outdated or missing drivers. If you’ve plugged something new into your computer only to have Windows not recognize it, or you’re getting network access errors or some other problem with another piece of hardware, a driver updater tool like Driver Booster […]

Quickly Remove Background Noise in Your Recordings with Audacity

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The secret to making great audio recordings isn’t all that secret after all. All you have to do is record in a good acoustic environment, use a decent microphone, adjust recording levels properly and set up the mic at the right distance and angle. Sure, you have to do some research on what the right […]

Everything You Need to Know About External GPU Enclosures

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Modern laptops have solved almost all of the compromises that have been inherent to the form factor from the first ever clamshell machines to enter the market. In the past, owning a laptop meant being happy with technology a generation behind what the desktop market was enjoying. It means using a compromised display, cramped input […]

9 Tips for Better Privacy on Facebook

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Staying private on Facebook is important. It’s the biggest social media site around, and billions of people worldwide have access to your information if it’s public. If you’re not sure how to navigate the privacy settings or what they all mean, accidentally posting something you wanted to remain hidden, or sharing the wrong item, becomes […]

What’s the Difference Between a VPN and Smart DNS?

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In this day and age, who still uses a vanilla internet connection? You do? Well, don’t feel too bad about it. Most people are blissfully unaware of their options when it comes to modifying their internet connections for better safety, privacy or expanded capabilities. However, if you do want to hide your internet activities or […]

How to Use the CONCATENATE Function in Google Sheets

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The CONCATENATE function in Google Sheets joins together multiple chunks of data. This function is helpful when managing large sets of information that each need a similar treatment. For example, you might use the CONCATENATE function if the spreadsheet has one column for a first name and another for a last name, but you want […]

How to Install a New Operating System in VMware Workstation Pro

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VMware Workstation Pro is paid virtualization software that lets you run another operating system inside your current one. Want to use Linux for some situations but you’ve only got a Windows 10 computer? No problem — use VMware Workstation on Windows to install Ubuntu. This program even lets you run multiple operating systems at the […]

How to Troubleshoot “OK Google” or “Hey Google”

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Most modern Android smartphones let you access the Google Assistant by simply saying the phrase “OK Google” or “Hey Google”. In much the same way that you can say “Hey Siri” on an Apple iPhone. It’s a very handy feature. For example, you can make phone calls or open specific apps while your hands are […]

LastPass vs 1Password vs Dashlane

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Lugging around a notebook full of important passwords and information can be both time consuming and inconvenient. The days of remembering dozens of complex passwords is over when you have a good password manager. The programs listed below will not only remember your list of passwords for you — all you have to know is […]