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How to play games on a Chromebook

You can play games on a Chromebook, whether browser- or Android-based, or streamed PC games from the cloud.

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Fix your laptop's color and brightness with this hidden Windows app

Fix Windows 10 auto-brightness and color problems with this hidden Intel app.

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How to download all your pictures from Google Photos

With Google's June 1 data cap looming, here's how to download all your pictures from Google Photos with just a few clicks if you're thinking about migrating to another service.

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How to tune Windows 10 for laser-focused productivity

Windows 10 is chock full of tools that can eliminate distractions, optimize your workflow, and make you all-around more productive—but they aren't always obvious.

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How to upload your images to Google Photos now to avoid the June 1 data cap

Here's how to upload images to Google Photos from your PC or phone so they won't count against the upcoming data cap.

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How to add Linux apps to Windows in just one easy step

We'll show you how to set up Linux apps on your Windows PC in just seconds, as well as how to download, run, and pin new Linux apps alongside the Windows apps you already run.

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How to optimize your home lighting design based on color temperature

Once you understand what color temperature is and why it matters, you can choose the right types of light bulbs to improve the quality of your life at home.

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How to remove a CPU cooler safely

Uninstalling a CPU cooler comes with risks—you can accidentally damage your CPU if you're not careful. In this video, Alaina explains how to remove one safely.

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How to keep Netflix from gobbling up too much data

Netflix will blow through up to 7GB of data an hour if you let it. Here’s how to put the brakes on Netflix’s data usage.

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Fight Google's data cap with a simple change to Google Photos

In June, 2021, new photos and movies saved to Google Photos and the cloud will count against the Google One data cap. Exceed it, and you'll be charged for storage or Google will delete your photos.

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How to create strong, secure passwords by learning how to crack them

Learn why strong, secure paswords matter by seeing how easy it is to crack passwords with a common tool. Longer, more complex passwords are best, and you'll see why.

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Windows 10's Clipboard History is the best little tool you're not using

Windows 10's Clipboard History tool lets you store multiple items at a time for copying and pasting. While there's no shortage of third-party clipboard managers for Windows—many of which cost money—Microsoft's own option might be all you need.

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Do Philips Hue smart bulbs need a hub? No, but here's why they're better with one

You can control Philips Hue bulbs via Bluetooth rather than a hub, but here are the features you’ll be missing.

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Cord cutting: A beginner's guide

How to cut the cord: All the devices, services, and knowledge you need to ditch cable and save money.

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Excel percentage formulas: 6 common uses

Excel percentage formulas can help with many everyday applications. We'll walk through several examples, including turning fractions to percentages, and calculating percentage of total, increase, or decrease.

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Streaming TV on vacation: What cord-cutters need to know

Before you take your streaming TV bundle on vacation, read up on these restrictions.

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