What is Amazon Follow-Up Mode, and how it makes conversing with Alexa easier

Voice assistants can be an extremely useful way to multi-task – just say your query or command out loud, and it’ll respond with the information you need such as the weather, …

How to download and install Apple’s macOS 12 Monterey

Now that Apple’s Unleashed event is over, we’ve finally gotten further details about how to download and install macOS 12 Monterey. The operating system will arrive on October 25 as a …

How to watch the Apple October 2021 event: will new MacBooks get unleashed?

Apple’s ‘Unleashed’ event took plance on October 18, at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 6pm GMT / 4am November 11 AEST, and it announced two new MacBooks; the MacBook Pro 16-inch …

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How to take a screenshot in Windows 11

While Windows 11 brings a big redesign and a new start menu, the one constant feature that sticks around is the art of taking screenshots. Using the Print Screen key and …

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How to watch and photograph tonight’s Perseid meteor shower

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the most impressive displays of shooting stars you’ll see throughout the year – and it’s peaking right now in the US (and soon in the …

Accounting

The best alternatives to QuickBooks accounting software

QuickBooks is accounting software that enjoys a very high profile, thanks in part to extensive advertising in the media and on TV. If you’re on the lookout for a quality cloud-based …

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How to find electric car charging points near you

Finding a public charging point is a bit like finding a petrol station, but a little harder as there are fewer around.  Numbers are increasing though. In the USA, there are …

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Roll your own Slack alternative

Having an effective communication strategy is vital for every business, especially in the post-pandemic hybrid work environment. As IT teams scurried to draw up a list of collaboration tools to mobilize …

How to unblock WhatsApp and use it anywhere

How to unblock WhatsApp and use it anywhere

WhatsApp is a seriously popular messaging service owned by Facebook, with Zuckerberg’s social media giant buying it back in 2014 for nearly $20 billion. And if you’ve landed on this guide, …

Samsung Unpacked August 2021

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 live stream: how to watch the new foldable phone launch

Big things are happening on August 11 at 7am PT / 10am ET / 3pm BST (12am AEST, August 12) due to Samsung’s new product launch event – while we’re not …

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How to make your iPhone charge faster

Phone companies have done near-ridiculous things with phone charging in 2021. OnePlus’s affordable Nord 2 5G gets from flat to full in around 30 minutes. Xiaomi’s 120W Mi 10 Ultra gets …

Chromebook

How to buy a Chromebook: find the right Chrome OS laptop for your needs

Knowing how to buy a Chromebook is more important than ever now that the lightweight and generally budget-friendly laptops are seeing a huge surge in popularity.  As they have matured, the …

Macbook and iPad for omnichannel retail

10 Omnichannel retail strategy business best practices

Omnichannel retail has become the normalized way of shopping today with customers switching between multiple touch points. In the past, customers would simply walk into a brick-and-mortar store to browse and …