Archive For The “General Tips & Tricks” Category

How to Make Your Echo Show Play a Sound When You Say “Alexa”

How to Make Your Echo Show Play a Sound When You Say “Alexa”

By default, when you say “Alexa” near the Echo Show, it displays a blue line on a screen. If you’d prefer something a bit more obvious, you can make your Echo Show play a sound every time you invoke it. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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Surge Protectors vs. UPS: Do You Really Need a Battery Backup for Your PC?

Surge Protectors vs. UPS: Do You Really Need a Battery Backup for Your PC?

Most PC users understand that a power surge, blackout, or other sudden loss of electricity has the capacity to seriously hurt your computer. But exactly what one should do to protect against it gets a little fuzzier. The two most common means of protection are a standard surge protector, sometimes (wrongly) called a power strip, or an uninterruptible power supply, usually shortened to UPS. (No connection with the delivery guys in the brown shorts.) Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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What Is Web Bluetooth?

What Is Web Bluetooth?

Generally speaking, most of us think of Bluetooth as a simple, device-to-device to connection used to do things like play music or other audio (speakers/headsets), offer quick notification access (smartwatches), or perform other tasks. But there’s a new Bluetooth standard on the rise, and it allows your web browser to control nearby Bluetooth devices. It’s going to be cool. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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How to Make Your iPhone 7’s Home Button Click “Feel” Different

How to Make Your iPhone 7’s Home Button Click “Feel” Different

The Home Button on the iPhone 7 isn’t really a button. It’s a circular touch and force sensitive area which, thanks to the Taptic Engine, feels like a button that clicks. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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How to Roll Back to iOS 10 (If You’re Using the iOS 11 Beta)

How to Roll Back to iOS 10 (If You’re Using the iOS 11 Beta)

So you’ve installed the iOS 11 beta and, well, you don’t love it. No problem, because you can roll right back to iOS 10. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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How to Find Out Why Your Windows PC Crashed or Froze

How to Find Out Why Your Windows PC Crashed or Froze

Computers crash and freeze. Your Windows PC may have automatically rebooted itself, too. If so, it probably experienced a blue screen of death when you weren’t looking. The first step in troubleshooting is finding more specific error details. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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How to Manually Remove Programs from the Windows Uninstall Program List

How to Manually Remove Programs from the Windows Uninstall Program List

If there’s a program lingering on your Windows “Add or Remove Programs” list that doesn’t belong, there are two easy tricks you and use to purge it from the list and tidy things up. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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