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 buy a domain name for your website: a step-by-step guide

A domain name is what people enter into their web browser in order to access a website. They’re a much faster and intuitive alternative than having to remember an entire IP …

The best free ebook download sites: from new bestsellers to classic Shakespeare

The best free ebook download sites: from new bestsellers to classic Shakespeare

If you’ve taken up digital reading recently, having picked up one of the best ereaders there are on the market, you’ll find that there are ways to fill up the device …

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How to take a screenshot on a Mac

There will eventually come a time when you’ll need to know how to take a screenshot on a Mac. You might need it now. But, trust us; even if all you’re …

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How to clean up your MacBook and iMac with an anti-malware tool

One of the biggest draws of using a Mac is the fact that they’re seen as much better protected than Windows devices – some argue that antivirus software is completely surplus …

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How to manage business finances

The issue of money management fills many who start out on their own with dread. But there’s no escaping it – the business-savvy get ahead. In between the fun, excitement and …

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Why is Alexa flashing yellow, and how can I stop it on an Amazon Echo

Alexa can be a very handy addition to your home. From setting timers and providing the weather report to offering personalized responses such as a flash briefing with set news sources. …

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Amazon Kindle storage space: how much memory do you need on an ereader?

When you’re buying a new Amazon Kindle, unless you’re looking at the base model which only comes in 8GB, you’re going to be presented with a choice regarding how much storage …

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Here’s how to setup your own cloud

Despite all their apparent advantages, there are several drawbacks to using a cloud service. Even if you ignore the privacy repercussions of transferring confidential files to remote servers, many of the …

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How to build an ecommerce website that ranks above your competitors

The difference between building a successful ecommerce website or one that doesn’t serve a purpose can often be down to just a few minor details.  Your business may have a great …

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Should I use my Roomba every day?

While vacuuming your floors may be easier than ever thanks to cordless cleaners that let you navigate around your home, sucking up dirt and debris from every inch of your floor, …