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How to Quickly Mute Annoying Notifications on Mac

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Sometimes you need to take a breather from an app’s notifications. Instead of turning off app notifications only to forget about them later, here’s how you can quickly mute or unmute annoying notifications on Mac using the Deliver Quietly feature.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/701569/how-to-quickly-mute-annoying-notifications-on-mac/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Khamosh Pathak

How to Fix Audio Level Problems in Windows 10

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Windows 10 includes a custom volume mixer, which sounds like a great idea on paper—who wouldn’t a way to control the volume of individual apps? It’s incredibly useful when you need to dial back your game audio a bit so you can hear your guildmates on Discord (or the YouTube video you’re listening to in the…

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Source: https://lifehacker.com/how-to-fix-audio-level-problems-in-windows-10-1845777451
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Murphy on Lifehacker, shared by Kaitlyn Jakola to Gizmodo

How to Pause Notifications on Android

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Notifications can be a blessing and a curse. They’re super handy at times, but they can be distracting too. If you have an Android smartphone or tablet, there’s a good chance you can give yourself a break and snooze them.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/699424/how-to-pause-notifications-on-android/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

Doctor Who’s Holiday Special Will Mark the Final Episode for 2 Companions

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The Fab Four are no more. Doctor Who stars Tosin Cole and Bradley Walsh—who’ve played companions Ryan and Graham for the past two seasons—have confirmed that they’re set to depart the TARDIS after the upcoming New Year’s holiday special.

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Source: https://io9.gizmodo.com/doctor-who-s-holiday-special-will-mark-the-final-episod-1845778303
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Beth Elderkin on io9, shared by Kaitlyn Jakola to Gizmodo

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

Source: https://tracking.feedpress.com/link/12555/14117929/how-to-change-default-apps-ios
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Beren

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