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Google Assistant’s New Smart Light Scheduling Still Lags Behind Alexa Routines

Voice controls are a near-essential part of any smart home, but it pales in comparison to automation. A smart home anticipates and does stuff for…

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How to Change Kerning in Microsoft Word

Kerning refers to the adjustment of space between two characters, generally used to improve the visual aesthetics of text. You can change the kerning in…

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Amazon Music Gets X-Ray Features for Trivia and Song Credits

One of Amazon’s most popular features on Kindle and Prime Video is now available on its Music service. The company says that millions of songs…

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CrossOver Enables You to Run Windows Apps on Your M1-Powered Mac

While Apple’s M1-powered Macs are stupid-fast and efficient, there are some drawbacks to consider. Most notably, Apple’s Boot Camp didn’t make the jump. Not all…

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How to Change a PowerPoint Show (PPSX) to a Work File (PPTX)

PowerPoint files come in two formats: PPTX files are editable PowerPoint presentations and PPSX files are a view-only format intended for presentations. You can edit…

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Amazon’s Alexa-Powered Smart Glasses Are Now Available to Everyone

Amazon now offers $250 preorders for its 2nd generation Echo Frames smart glasses. The new frames offer better sound quality and an improved battery life…

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How to Bring Back Photoshop’s Old Free Transform Controls

Adobe recently changed how Free Transform works by default. It’s thrown a lot of users for a loop, but you can get the old Free…

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The Best Screenshot Software for Capturing Images and Video

Screenshots are something most of us create on a regular basis but probably don’t give much thought to. They’re handy to preserve a visual for…

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What We’re Watching: Who Is Ahsoka Tano, and What Does She Mean for the Child?

Chances are, if you subscribe to Disney+, it’s primarily for one show—The Mandalorian. It’s a show that’s part space cowboy adventure, part bounty hunter drama,…

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Awesome Space Sim ‘Elite Dangerous’ is Free on the Epic Games Store Right Now

The Epic Games Store has been giving away some seriously great PC games for a couple of years now. The latest is Elite Dangerous, one…

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