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How to Disable Wi-Fi Assist and Avoid Overages on Your iPad

How to Disable Wi-Fi Assist and Avoid Overages on Your iPad

The Wi-Fi Assist feature in iOS could land you a surprise bill on your 4G iPad or iPhone, with data overage charges you weren't aware you were racking up. You should disable it just in case.Wi-Fi Assi...

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How to Use the Parental Controls on Your iPad

How to Use the Parental Controls on Your iPad

Before you hand over your iPad or give your children their own iPads, you'll probably want to set up parental controls to keep your kids safe and limit what they can access on the device. Here's how t...

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How to Dual-Boot Windows and macOS on a Mac

How to Dual-Boot Windows and macOS on a Mac

Mac vs. Windows. Windows vs. Mac. Why choose when you can get the best of both worlds by dual-booting? Here's how to install Windows on your Mac using Boot Camp so you can jump back and forth between ...

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How to Enable Parental Controls on a Mac

How to Enable Parental Controls on a Mac

Set up the parental controls on macOS once to keep your kids safe every time they use the Mac or go online. You can limit the kinds of content they can access and also how much screen time they're all...

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How to Upgrade the RAM (Memory) on a Laptop

 Whether your older laptop is feeling sluggish or your newer system starts chocking up when you have too many tabs open, adding more RAM could solve the problem. If your computer doesn't have enough ...

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How to Upgrade Your Laptop’s Hard Drive to an SSD

How to Upgrade Your Laptop’s Hard Drive to an SSD

There's no better way to speed up and upgrade a laptop than to replace its mechanical drive with an SSD (Solid State Drive). It's a no-brainer, but if the thought of reinstalling Windows 10 and all of...

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How to Get Mac-Like File Previews in Windows

How to Get Mac-Like File Previews in Windows

One of OS X's greatest features is Quick Look in Finder, the ability to preview a file by pressing the spacebar. Windows Explorer doesn't have this capability, but you can add it with a free utility c...

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How to Set Time Limits for Any Account in Windows 10

How to Set Time Limits for Any Account in Windows 10

Windows 10's parental controls let you designate an account as a child account to restrict certain features and monitor activity. These child accounts require you to use a Microsoft account. But what ...

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How to Shut Down Windows 10 with a Cortana Voice Command

Ever wish you could just say, "Hey Cortana, shut down my computer" and have it work? There's no built-in way to use voice control to shut down your computer, but there is an easy workaround. You just ...

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How to Make a Treemap in Excel

Excel 2016's new Treemap chart offers an interesting way to visualize a hierarchy of data. With it, you can compare data for different categories at a glance, such as revenue for a bookstore by book g...

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How to Change the Default Font in Windows 10

How to Change the Default Font in Windows 10

If you're not a fan of the default font in Windows 10, Segoe, you can change it to your preferred font with a simple registry tweak. This will change the fonts for Windows 10's icons, menus, title bar...

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How to Copy and Paste Text from Multiple Locations in Microsoft Word

How to Copy and Paste Text from Multiple Locations in Microsoft Word

You have multiple blocks of text you want to paste into Word--a paragraph here, a sentence there. Instead of switching back and forth between multiple locations, pressing copy and paste each time, use...

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