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How to Rename a Bluetooth Device on Your Mac

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Bluetooth accessories often have long and complex default names that are hard to keep track of. On your Mac, thankfully, you have the option to rename a Bluetooth device to whatever you want—even an emoji. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/712257/how-to-rename-a-bluetooth-device-on-your-mac/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Shubham Agarwal

Disconnect Your Smart TV from the Internet to Stop Tracking

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Your smart TV is probably tracking what you watch. “Automated content recognition” (ACR) technology detects what you’re watching, uploading snippets of content to a reference library so marketers can keep track of your viewing habits.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/714602/disconnect-your-smart-tv-from-the-internet-to-stop-tracking/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Hoffman

How to Delete Version History in Google Docs

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When you make a change to a Google Docs document, a copy of the previous version is saved. This allows you to roll back changes, but if you prefer, you can hide or delete the version history. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709525/how-to-delete-version-history-in-google-docs/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ben Stockton

How to Fix the “Driver Power State Failure” Error in Windows 10

driver-power-state-failure-windows-featu No one enjoys getting a random Blue Screen of Death. They’re terrifying and usually don’t give you much detail. Usually, there’s an error code or message on the screen. If you see the “driver power state failure error,” don’t worry. This is one of the errors that you can usually troubleshoot and fix all on your own. All you have to do is know where to start. Common Causes of Driver Power State Failure Error Based on the name, you might think this error has something to do with drivers or your power supply. Both could be correct…. Read more14314475.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Crystal Crowder

How to Sync Your Xbox Controller to Multiple Devices at Once

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If you use your Xbox Series X or S controller with multiple devices, you might be surprised to learn that it’s possible to quickly switch between a console and a secondary device without having to re-pair every time.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/713207/how-to-sync-your-xbox-controller-to-multiple-devices-at-once/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tim Brookes

How to Create a Progress Bar in Microsoft PowerPoint

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A progress bar is a graphic that, in PowerPoint, visually represents the percentage of the slideshow that has been completed. It’s also a good indicator of the remaining amount. Here’s how to create a progress bar in Microsoft PowerPoint.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709523/how-to-create-a-progress-bar-in-microsoft-powerpoint/
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What Is Google One, and Is It Worth Paying for More Storage?

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Google One is a service that you might have seen advertised, but aren’t familiar with. You might wonder how it’s different from Google Drive, and why does it require a paid subscription? We’re here to answer those questions.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/710427/what-is-google-one/
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How to Play Music with Google Home

This wikiHow teaches you how to play music with a Google Home device by linking your preferred music service and then controlling the music using voice commands. You can link paid subscription accounts for Spotify, Google Play Music, and YouTube Red, or you can use the free versions of Spotify, Google Play Music, and Pandora with the Google Home.[1]

[Edit]Steps

[Edit]Linking a Music Service

  1. Open the Google Home app. It’s the app with the icon that looks like a multicolored outline of a house. If you haven’t already, download it and connect your Google Home device.
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  2. Tap . It’s the three-lined icon in the top-left corner of the screen. This opens the main menu on the left-side of the screen.
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    • Before moving on, make sure you’re signed in to the correct Google Account, by looking at the top of this screen. You can change accounts by tapping the down arrow .
  3. Tap . This has a gray icon of a person to its left.
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  4. Tap . This is the second selection from the top.
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    • On iPhone or iPad, tap Manage connected accounts at the bottom instead.
  5. Tap the music service you want to add. Tap the name of the music service you want to link to your Google Home.
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    • Music services that don’t already have an account linked will have a plus sign “+” on the right-side.
  6. Tap . It’s in the bottom-right corner of the confirmation pop-up window.
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  7. Log in to your account. Enter your username and password associated with the music service you want to link to your Google Home device.
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  8. Tap or . This option will differ depending on which music service you are linking. Once your account has been successfully logged in, the service is now linked to your Google Home. A blue circle with a checkmark will be displayed to the right of the music service to show that an account is currently linked. You can now play music from this service on Google Home.
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[Edit]Using Voice Commands

  1. Ask Google to play any song, album, artist, genre, or mood. You can also specify which music service you would like to play music from. If you are using a free service, you likely won’t be able to play specific songs, but similar music or shuffled music by the requested artist will play.
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    • “OK Google, play Drake on Spotify.”
    • “OK Google, play 80s music on Pandora.”
    • “OK Google, play rap.”
    • “OK Google, play Dark Comedy by Open Mike Eagle.”
    • “OK Google, play happy music.”
  2. Ask Google Home to play your playlists. You can ask Google Home to play your playlists by name and by music service. For instance, if you have a playlist entitled “Dinner Party” on Spotify, you could say, “Hey Google, play my ‘Dinner Party’ playlist on Spotify,” to play it instantly.
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  3. Use voice commands to control the music playback. Use voice commands to control all the usual functions.[2]
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    • “OK Google, pause/resume.” Pause or resume playback.
    • “OK Google, next/skip.” Play the next song.
    • “OK Google, shuffle.” Shuffles the current album or playlist.
    • “OK Google, volume 8.” Adjusts the volume level from 1-10.
    • “OK Google, what’s playing?” Tells you the name of the current song/artist/album.

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[Edit]Quick Summary

Source: https://www.wikihow.com/Play-Music-with-Google-Home
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What Is a Motherboard?

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The motherboard is where it all starts for the PC. It’s the component underlying everything. There are so many different analogies you could draw, but here’s our favorite: It’s like the computer’s nervous system. Its primary job is to send information in the form of electrical signals between the various components in your PC.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/713333/what-is-a-motherboard/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ian Paul

How to Stop “Your Phone” From Opening at Startup on Windows 10

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The Your Phone feature in Windows 10 is a handy way to link your PC with your smartphone. Sometimes, Your Phone might keep popping up at startup when you don’t want it to. If so, there’s a way to disable the Your Phone popup.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/711075/how-to-stop-your-phone-from-opening-at-startup-on-windows-10/
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