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The Best Security Cameras of 2021

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Security cameras help keep your home safe by scaring off intruders and monitoring what’s going on around you. They can continuously capture video, have two-way audio, and send instant motion alerts to your phone. Here are our picks for the best security cameras.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Andy Nguyen

What Is a System on a Chip (SoC)?

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With so much talk about Apple’s M1 and smartphone chips these days, you might hear about the “system on a chip” (SoC) designs used in them. But what are SoCs, and how do they differ from CPUs and microprocessors? We’ll explain.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

What Is an In-Plane Switching (IPS) Panel?

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When shopping for a monitor you might come across the term IPS, short for “in-plane switching” to describe a certain type of display. So what does this term mean, and what benefits does an IPS display have over alternative technologies?

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How to Upload Files and Folders to Google Drive

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Every Google account comes with 15GB of free storage in Google Drive. Start taking advantage of this cloud storage by uploading files and folders, either from your desktop or mobile device. We’ll show you how.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mahesh Makvana

How to Skip Pasting Blank Cells When Copying in Microsoft Excel

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When you paste data you’ve copied in Microsoft Excel, content in the destination cells is automatically overwritten. This may be the intent in many cases, but probably not if the copied cells include blanks.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sandy Writtenhouse

8 Ways to Compress PDF Documents on Desktop and Mobile

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The beauty of the PDF format is that you can open it on any platform, be it desktop or mobile. It is easy to create, send, share, read, and edit PDF documents and works everywhere. Unfortunately, some PDF files are too large. This poses problems that we will discuss below, along with a solution: compress PDF documents on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS.

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Drawbacks of Large PDF Documents

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How to Get Faster Streaming Speeds on Your TV

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Is your TV’s network speed getting you down? There are all sorts of factors that can affect streaming or download performance, from the speed of your internet connection to interference from other devices over wireless. Let’s take a look at some solutions.

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