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How to Troubleshoot COM Surrogate Issues in Windows 10

Have you ever opened up the Windows Task Manager and wondered what half of the entries are How To Handle Suspicious Windows Task Manager Processes …

Microsoft

The Best (Completely Free) Language Learning Alternatives to Duolingo

The language learning app Duolingo has become one of the most trusted sources for people to improve their language skills 6 Snappy Ways to Learn a …

Language Learning

7 Wi-Fi Router Features You Need for a Fast Home Network

If you aren’t using a Wi-Fi router, then you should get one ASAP — even if you only have one connected device Why You Should Use a Router Even With …

Wi-Fi

How to Create a Checklist in Excel Like the Pros Do

You can use Excel for your checklists. Many apps promise to handle your to-do list, but do you really need yet another app? If you’re already …

Microsoft Excel

This Google Keep Trick Will Make You a Better Reader

True book lovers know which side they are on in the printed books vs. ebooks debate. For the sake of our reading pleasure, let’s say that both have …

Google

How to Resize and Merge Layers in Photoshop

One of Photoshop’s most powerful and underrated features is the ability to organize your design in layers. Using layers makes it easy to remove and …

Design

How to Delete Your Gmail Account

Gmail is the most popular email provider in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s right for everyone.<p>Perhaps you want to start afresh with a new …

Spam

How to Reset Your Xbox One or Xbox 360

Need to reset your Xbox One or Xbox 360 console? Perhaps you’re planning to sell your system and want to remove your personal data from it. Or maybe …

Xbox 360

The Best Sites to Watch TV on Your Computer Over the Internet

Advertisement<p>Years ago, there were very few tools available to watch TV on your computer. It was only around 2010 when streaming services started …

Televisions

5 Features Android Has That the iPhone Still Doesn’t

The Android versus iOS debate is as controversial as Pepsi versus Coke. But like the two colas, Android and iOS today are more alike than they are …

Android Oreo

Google’s Pixel Buds Can Translate Foreign Languages

Google has unveiled its own brand of wireless earbuds. The Pixel Buds are primarily made for listening to music, podcasts, and whatever else you …

Google

5 Ways the Internet of Things Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

While most of us are familiar with fitness trackers and other commonplace smart devices, true innovation is sitting (mostly unnoticed by the ordinary …

Internet of Things

How (and Why) to Disable Touchscreen Input on Android and iPhone

As display technologies have got better, touchscreen sensitivity has improved leaps and bounds. The touchscreens on mobile devices rarely act up, and …

Touchscreens

How to Use Evernote to Stay Productive on the Road

Advertisement<p>Staying productive on the road is never easy. Being away from your regular workplace introduces a whole new set of distractions to …

Evernote

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How to Recover a Lost Partition in Windows

We’ve all experienced that feeling of dread when an important file or folder isn’t where you expect it to be.<p>Normally, the problems are caused by …

iOS

4 Big Problems With Alexa Voice Shopping and How to Fix Them

Advertisement<p>The Amazon Echo is primarily a smart home hub, but you can get use out of it for several different scenarios 7 Creative Uses for Amazon …

Amazon

Can You Trust Your Favorite Linux Desktop to Stick Around?

When I first started using Linux, Ubuntu had two gray panels that went across the top and bottom of the screen, and apps were orange. Within a year, …

Linux

Is Vivaldi the Best Browser for Your Raspberry Pi?

Which web browser do you use? If you’re reading this on a desktop or laptop computer, chances are you’re using Google Chrome. Based on the …

Raspberry Pi

10 Hobbies for Programmers That Don’t Involve Code

Advertisement<p>As a programmer you have quite a selection when it comes to hobby opportunities, and we’ve covered them in our roundup of hobbies that …

Learning

5 One-Click Websites to Make Your Photos Look Better

Digital cameras don’t always capture a photo the way the scene looks to your eye, so it’s best to edit those images. But do you really know how to …

Photography

10 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Arduino

Arduino is one of the best geeky hobbies you can learn 17 Geeky DIY Hobbies You Can Learn in a Small Space 17 Geeky DIY Hobbies You Can Learn in a …

Are Websites Using Your CPU for Cryptocurrency Mining?

The rise and fall of cryptocurrency prices around the world catch the interest of almost everybody. That interest isn’t limited to just the …

How to Screenshot the Login and Lock Screens in Windows 10

Why would you need to take a screenshot of the login page or lock screen on Windows 10? A fair question. It’s hardly the most interesting screen on …

How to Create a Pie Chart in Microsoft Excel

Advertisement<p>A pie chart is a wonderful tool for displaying information visually A Printable Chart for Any Occasion A Printable Chart for Any …

When Android’s Battery Optimization Does More Harm Than Good

Squeezing more battery life out of your phone is one of the biggest problems with modern devices. Thankfully, recent versions of Android (since 6.0 …

Due

3 New Ways to Customize in Firefox Quantum

Firefox’s completely revamped version, Firefox Quantum, has arrived. This new age of Firefox brings speed improvements, a fresh new look, and less …

Software

7 Risks of Dual Booting Windows and Linux Operating Systems

Considering installing a second operating system, and want to be aware of the risks? Having Windows and Linux installed on your PC can increase …

Linux

How to Block and Unblock Contacts in Gmail

Blocking and unblocking contacts in Gmail is a simple matter of just four steps. When you block a contact, messages from their addresses will end up …

Spam

10 Budget Arduino Star Wars Projects You Can Make Right Now

With <i>The Last Jedi</i> almost upon us, <i>Star Wars</i> fans the world over are waiting with baited breath. What should you be doing to pass the time until …

Star Wars