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Microsoft Flight Simulator Xbox Series X release day today: Why you need to play

Today we’re taking a peek at Microsoft Flight Simulator for Xbox Series X on its initial debut for consoles. This is the first time the game is available on a platform other than desktop – it was first released (in its current modern form) for Windows 10 in the year 2020. At that time it was instantly regarded as a … Continue reading

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Burns

Waze will warn you about traffic jams and detours before you drive

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Waze can be helpful for dodging gridlock and other headaches while you drive, but now it’s helping you make a more informed choice before you start moving. The Google-owned company has revamped the pre-drive screen on Android and iOS to deliver considerably more info on the pre-drive screen.

You’ll now see alternate routes, traffic levels, real-time reports and toll info, not to mention an explanation of just why Waze chose a given route. If the app recommends that you skip your typical route to work, you’ll know what’s to blame. You can still choose that usual route if you’d like.

The updated screen is already rolling out to users worldwide. In some ways, this is one of the more important Waze upgrades in recent memory. While Waze still thrives on its automatic route planning, this puts more control in your hands and might help more people understand how the app makes its decisions.

Source: https://www.engadget.com/waze-pre-drive-screen-information-144828779.html?src=rss
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How to Accept a Previously Declined Event in Microsoft Outlook

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Have you ever declined an event request only to discover that you need to accept and attend after all? What happens to those declined invitations? We’ll explain where they go and how to accept a previously declined event in Outlook.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/736611/how-to-accept-a-previously-declined-event-in-microsoft-outlook/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sandy Writtenhouse

How to Add Pronouns to Your Slack Profile

slack-featured-pronouns.jpg To have a more inclusive workspace, Slack added the option to add gender pronouns, which you can display on your profile. This allows your colleagues to learn how you wish to be identified. In this guide, we show you how to add Slack pronouns on the Slack web and mobile apps. What You Need to Know About Slack Pronouns The Slack pronouns feature is available for both the free and premium versions. Similarly, both free and paid Slack administrators can allow their members to enable pronouns. Slack will show the added pronouns on your profile… Read more14651347.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sagar Naresh

6 Lightweight Linux Distros

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If your Windows or Mac computer is old and struggling to keep up, installing Linux can give it a fresh lease of life. Lightweight Linux distributions are designed with speed and efficiency in mind, making old computers usable again.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/735089/6-lightweight-linux-distros/
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How to Use Microsoft Edge to Solve Math Problems

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While there are several sites to learn math on, how about solving those problems inside your browser? Microsoft Edge’s new Math Solver makes it happen without breaking a sweat, and it can be a handy tool.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/738482/how-to-use-microsoft-edge-to-solve-math-problems/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Samir Makwana

PSA: Some Windows 11 “Installers” Are Malware, Here’s How to Safely Download the New OS

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Those who want early access to Windows 11 may try to find the new OS’ installer through a quick Google search. Yeah, you shouldn’t do that! Antivirus company Kaspersky reports that it’s saved “several hundred” customers from fake Windows 11 installers, which are really just malware. If you really need Windows 11 today, you must download it through official channels—and it’s very easy to do so!

As explained by Kaspersky, fake Windows 11 installers are just .exe files with official-looking license agreements and installation wizards. Microsoft will never distribute this OS (or any OS firmware updates, for that matter) through an executable file. You can only upgrade Windows 10 to Windows 11 through the “Updates & Security” panel in your Settings.

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So, how do you safely install Windows 11? I suggest reading our detailed guide at How-To Geek, but here’s the short of it—go to the Windows Insider website and click “Register.” After you breeze through some agreements, open your Windows 10 PC’s Settings and click “Updates & Security,” then select “Windows Insider Program” in the sidebar. Press the “Get Started” button, choose the “Dev Channel” as your Insider Setting, then go back to “Updates & Security” to install Windows 11.

Bear in mind that some computers cannot install Windows 11 due to the OS’ hardware requirements. Unfortunately, Microsoft disabled its compatibility-checking tool, so unless you want to read the requirements the old-fashioned way, your best bet is to go through the installation process listed above and hope that it works. “Updates & Security” will tell you (during the last step) if your computer isn’t up to scuff.

If you’re still having trouble with the Windows 11 Insider preview, just wait a few months for the OS’ official launch. Most of Windows 11’s most interesting features are still missing from the Insider preview, so it’s not worth fussing about. Plus, when Windows 11 comes out, Microsoft will nag you literally every day until you install it.

Source: Kaspersky via Windows Central

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/93184/psa-some-windows-11-installers-are-malware-heres-how-to-safely-download-the-new-os/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Heinzman

How to Apply Strikethrough to Text in Google Docs

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Strikethrough is an important formatting option that draws a line through selected text instead of deleting it. It’s often used during the editorial process or when collaborating on a document. Here’s how to use it in Google Docs.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/735907/how-to-apply-strikethrough-to-text-in-google-docs/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Marshall Gunnell

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