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Month: November 2020 (Page 1 of 21)

How to Pay for Gas Without Leaving Your Car

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The old days of sliding a credit card into a gas pump are slowly going away. While that’s still an option, many places support tap-to-pay with phones. However, there’s an even newer feature that lets you pay from your car.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/702616/how-to-pay-for-gas-without-leaving-your-car/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

The Asus RT-AX86U Is a Wi-Fi 6 Router That Doesn’t Sacrifice Looks for Power

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Wi-Fi 6 has accelerated its creep into mainstream wireless networking, urged along by the similarly accelerating spread of gigabit internet. Until the last few months or so, purchasing a Wi-Fi 6 device has largely been a decision more about future-proofing and less about immediate gain. That’s quickly changing,…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-asus-rt-ax86u-is-a-wi-fi-6-router-that-doesnt-sacri-1845750362
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Wes Davis

How to Link an Android Phone to a Windows 10 PC With Microsoft’s “Your Phone” App

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Windows and Android are very popular, so naturally, there a lot of people who use both. Microsoft’s “Your Phone” app integrates your Android phone with your PC, giving you access to your phone’s notifications, text messages, photos, and more—right on your PC.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/700733/how-to-link-an-android-phone-to-a-windows-10-pc-with-microsofts-your-phone-app/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Clear Edge Browsing Data With a Keyboard Shortcut

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If you use Microsoft Edge and want to erase your browsing history, you normally have to dig through menus to do it. But guess what? You can also clear your Edge browser history using a keyboard shortcut, and it’s a fast way to do it. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/699167/how-to-clear-browsing-data-with-a-keyboard-shortcut-in-microsoft-edge/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

How to Change Default Apps in iOS 14

how-to-use-iphone-as-remote-featured.jpg Apple’s iOS platform has never really been “open.” Unlike Android, Apple has long controlled what apps can be used as the default apps. That changes with iOS 14, as Apple has taken a step in the right direction. Allowing its users to change default email and browser apps is something iOS users have been asking for for a long, long time. How to Change the Default Browser It’s important to note that while Apple has enabled the ability to change the default browser, the new browser app has to support this feature. As of now, popular browsers like… Read more14117929.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Beren

‘Good riddance’: Tech’s flight from San Francisco is a relief to some advocates

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Software engineers, CEOs and venture capitalists have chosen to jump from the Bay Area to places such as Denver, Miami and Austin, Texas. Some San Francisco residents are fine with it.

Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/good-riddance-tech-s-flight-san-francisco-relief-some-advocates-n1249163
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Ingram

How to Record Shows and Movies on YouTube TV

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Recording shows and movies on YouTube TV is incredibly easy. Simply setting up a DVR recording will automatically save an airing of a movie or every episode of a TV show. Here’s how to get started.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/697987/how-to-record-shows-and-movies-on-youtube-tv/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Christian Cooper

How to Insert Outlook Contact Information in Microsoft Word

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There are a number of ways to insert contact information into a Word document. Perhaps the easiest is just adding an Address Book button to the Quick Access Toolbar so that you can add contacts on-the-fly and at the touch of a button in any Microsoft Office application.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/695161/how-to-insert-outlook-contact-information-in-microsoft-word/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Bryan Clark

How to Run iPhone and iPad Apps on Mac

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If you own a Mac powered by Apple Silicon (such as the M1 processor), you no longer need to take out your iPhone or iPad to run some of your favorite mobile apps. As long as you’re running macOS 11Big Sur or newer, you can download and install iPhone and iPad apps onto your Mac.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/701486/how-to-run-iphone-and-ipad-apps-on-mac/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Justin Duino

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