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Want to work from home permanently? These are the US and Canadian cities that provide the best balance of affordability, livability, and connectivity. House Prices, Coffee Shop, Cities, Good Things, Home, Coffee Shops, Loft Cafe, City

The Best Work-From-Home Cities for 2021

Want to work from home permanently? These are the US and Canadian cities that provide the best balance of affordability, livability, and connectivity.

With so many Macs and Windows laptops now featuring the interface, it's clear that the USB Type-C connector is here to stay. Here's why that's a good thingand how to understand both its subtleties and where it's headed. #usbc #technology #explainer Latest Technology Gadgets, Futuristic Technology, Computer Technology, Technology Logo, Technology Wallpaper, Technology Design, Energy Technology, Computer Gadgets, Teaching Technology
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What Is USB-C? An Explainer

With so many Macs and Windows laptops now featuring the interface, it's clear that the USB Type-C connector is here to stay. Here's why that's a good thingand how to understand both its subtleties and where it's headed. #usbc #technology #explainer

With iOS 14, Apple's App Clips lets you tap into an app's functionality without fully downloading it to your iPhone. We tried it out with Panera Bread; here's how it works. Apple Maps, Apple Tv, Mobile Friendly Website, Panera Bread, Used Iphone, Apple Products, Homescreen, Being Used, Computers
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App Clips: How to Use iPhone Apps Without Downloading Them

With iOS 14, Apple's App Clips lets you tap into an app's functionality without fully downloading it to your iPhone. We tried it out with Panera Bread; here's how it works.

You love video games, but you're not made of money. Lucky for you, game studios and subscription services offer a handful of free titles every month. Don't miss out.

The Best Free PC and Console Games to Claim in October 2020

You love video games, but you're not made of money. Lucky for you, game studios and subscription services offer a handful of free titles every month. Don't miss out.

Start the remote school year right with these simple but important Google Classroom tips for students and parents of younger students. Final Grade, 10 Essentials, Header Image, Classroom Setting, Pictures Online, Reading Material, Your Teacher, Google Classroom, Productivity

10 Essential Google Classroom Tips

Start the remote school year right with these simple but important Google Classroom tips for students and parents of younger students.

Sidecar in macOS Catalina turns your iPad into a second display with just a few clicks, but it's limited to certain Macs and iPads. Thankfully, a few third-party apps can help fill the void. Mac Menu, Best Ipad, Technology World, Security Cameras For Home, Android Apps, Being Used, Helpful Hints, Monitor, Humor
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How to Use Your iPad as a Second Monitor on Any Computer

Sidecar in macOS Catalina turns your iPad into a second display with just a few clicks, but it's limited to certain Macs and iPads. Thankfully, a few third-party apps can help fill the void.

Did your iPhone get ensnared in “Batterygate?” Well, you can now submit a claim to receive $25 from Apple. Iphone Owner, Apple Support, Apple Products, Iphone Models, Apple Tv, Productivity, You Got This, Software, Ipad
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How to Get Your $25 From Apple's 'Batterygate' Settlement

Did your iPhone get ensnared in “Batterygate?” Well, you can now submit a claim to receive $25 from Apple.

If your Windows 10 machine isn’t working as well as it should be, it might be time to restore the computer to its out-of-the-box settings. Here’s how to factory reset your PC. Computer Repair, How To Better Yourself, Windows 10, Restore, Productivity, Restoration, Laptop, Diy Projects, Technology

How to Factory Reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 machine isn’t working as well as it should be, it might be time to restore the computer to its out-of-the-box settings. Here’s how to factory reset your PC.

If you're looking to run a game at 4K on a 1080p monitor, you can go beyond anti-aliasing to help upscale your graphics. Here's how to use supersampling, whether you have an AMD or Nvidia graphics card.

How to Run Games at 4K on a 1080p Monitor With Supersampling

If you're looking to run a game at 4K on a 1080p monitor, you can go beyond anti-aliasing to help upscale your graphics. Here's how to use supersampling, whether you have an AMD or Nvidia graphics card.

When you don't want to hand out your own phone number, don't buy a separate phone, just download one of these burner apps to your existing smartphone. Life Hacks Websites, Hacking Websites, Android Phone Hacks, Android Smartphone, Call Forwarding, Phone Codes, Google Voice, Bike Engine, Caller Id

Burner Accounts 101: How to Get Extra Numbers for a Smartphone

When you don't want to hand out your own phone number, don't buy a separate phone, just download one of these burner apps to your existing smartphone.

As flagship models creep past $1,000, it's still possible to get a good price on your next cell phone. Follow our top nine tips for finding the best deal possible. Apple Back To School, Refurbished Phones, Cool Things To Buy, Good Things, Cheap Phones, Unlocked Phones, Phone Plans, Old Phone, The Cell
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PCMag.com - Technology Product Reviews, News, Prices & Tips

As flagship models creep past $1,000, it's still possible to get a good price on your next cell phone. Follow our top nine tips for finding the best deal possible.

If you’re fed up with Windows but don’t want to give up your PC games, don’t worry. These days, gaming on Linux is a lot easier than it used to be thanks to Steam Play and compatibility layers like Proton and WINE. Pc Games, Games To Play, Open Source Os, Steam Logo, Linux Gaming, Civilization Vi, Game Streaming, Got Game
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How to Play PC Games on Linux

If you’re fed up with Windows but don’t want to give up your PC games, don’t worry. These days, gaming on Linux is a lot easier than it used to be thanks to Steam Play and compatibility layers like Proton and WINE.

The creators of the privacy-centric Brave browser have created a cryptocurrency called Basic Attention Token, or BAT, which you can earn by viewing ads and pay to sites you like. We show you how to start racking up BAT and how you can spend it. Brave Browser, Web Browser, Duckduckgo Search Engine, Best Web, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, The Creator, How To Make Money, Teaching
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How to Earn and Use Cryptocurrency With the Brave Browser

The creators of the privacy-centric Brave browser have created a cryptocurrency called Basic Attention Token, or BAT, which you can earn by viewing ads and pay to sites you like. We show you how to start racking up BAT and how you can spend it.

From getting verified to keeping the trolls at bay, these Instagram tips and tricks will make you a photo-sharing pro. Delete Instagram, Instagram Tips, School Advertising, Computer Diy, Technology Hacks, Camera Icon, About Facebook, Insta Ideas, Best Camera
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How to Use Instagram: 24 Tips for Beginners

From getting verified to keeping the trolls at bay, these Instagram tips and tricks will make you a photo-sharing pro.

If you’re planning to exercise your right to assemble, you’ll want to protect your privacy by limiting the information authorities can gather from your phone. Our guide shows you how. Kardashev Scale, School Advertising, Computer Diy, Any App, Facial Recognition, How To Protect Yourself, Helpful Hints, Politics, Author
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How to Lock Down Your Phone for a Protest

If you’re planning to exercise your right to assemble, you’ll want to protect your privacy by limiting the information authorities can gather from your phone. Our guide shows you how.

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8 Tricks for Keeping a Neat Desk

Is your desk a mess? You might be surprised at how much more productive you are if you follow our simple tips for cleaning up the clutter.