Differences Between the Many Archive Compressed File Formats

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If you’re a file hoarder, file compression is something you absolutely must know about. Although storage technology continues to improve at a rapid rate, efficiency is never a bad thing. Not to mention, many of our file standards today dwarf those of the past—the 128 kbps MP3s we used to download on Napster have now […]

How To Install a Test Version Of WordPress On Your Computer

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One of my personality traits that drive people absolutely crazy is that I am never satisfied with anything. If I am building something like a website, I may like the end result but a couple of days later I will look at it, hate the sight of it, and nuke the whole lot. Let’s just […]

Stop a Website from Sending Notifications in Chrome

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Google Chrome has practically been universally accepted as the best browser for desktop and laptop users. If you were around 10 years ago, shortly after Chrome’s release, that was still Firefox’s throne. If we go back 10 more years, Internet Explorer was beating out Netscape. How quickly things change, right? Turning the clock back, browsers […]

Use These Command Prompt Commands to Fix or Repair Corrupt Files

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The Windows System File Checker (SFC) is a nifty tool for repairing corrupted files. Here’s a quick guide on how you can restore your files and get your PC running normally again. Run SFC First, you will need to open an elevated Command Prompt (CMD). Basically, you will need to run Command Prompt as an […]

How to Fix “Your Connection is Not Private” Error in Google Chrome

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Google has security measures in place to protect you against suspicious sites. And it springs into action whenever it thinks you’re about to make a mistake. Take the Your Connection Is Not Private message. While many consider it an error, it’s actually a warning. When users are about to log into an unsecure site, Google […]

How to Stop Personalized Ads and Search Results in Google and Facebook

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We live in a world where our data and personal interests are the most valuable thing. Whilst it can be hard to completely eradicate websites and services from tracking your history and building an advertising profile for you, there are still methods to stop or minimize personalized ads and search results. In this guide, we’ll […]

8 AI Assistants and What They Can Do For You

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At one point, not too far in the past, the world was full of assistants. People whose job it was to schedule meetings, take calls and generally take care of someone else’s chores so they could focus on their core job. These days the need for human assistants is much lower. Personal assistants are a […]

Mark all Your Gmail Messages as “Read” in One Go

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Gmail has become the primary email service for more than a billion people worldwide. That’s a lot of people who need a good mail interface and powerful mail management. The good news is that Gmail is filled with tips and tricks that let power users quickly manage thousands of messages with ease. All it takes […]

Flash Going in 2020 – Here’s How To Download Flash Games to Play Forever

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In this article, we take a look at how you can download Flash games to play offline so that you can still play them after the takedown of Adobe Flash Player in 2020. We’ll offer a step by step guide to help you download and play these games once downloaded. The entire process is very […]

How to Convert an ODT File to Word the Easy Way

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OpenOffice is a free open-source software suite that includes Writer, an alternative to Microsoft Word. While Writer works incredibly well, it saves files in OpenDocument Text (.ODT) format. It shouldn’t be a problem except when you need to open files in Microsoft Word. If you have Word 2010 or newer, an .ODT file will open […]