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 resize images in Photoshop

Resizing images in Photoshop is a basic yet important technique for every photographer to learn; one that you’ll undoubtedly use over and over again as you share your images in both …

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We ask a barista how to make coffee-shop worthy drinks at home

There’s nothing better than enjoying a hot drink from a coffee shop. Whether you prefer a short, intense shot of espresso or a creamy, long latte, getting your daily caffeine fix …

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Here’s how to setup your own Microsoft 365 alternative

Collaborative real-time editing has become an essential component of the hybrid work environments that have become the new normal across all businesses. Just like any other form of real-time collaboration, collaborative …

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How to use Microsoft Teams: Create an account, start a chat and more

Since the start of the pandemic, Microsoft has sunk plenty of energy and resources into turning collaboration platform Teams into a centralized hub for work. But figuring out how to use …

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How to upgrade to Windows 11 without TPM 2.0 (and why you shouldn’t)

If you’re looking to upgrade to Windows 11 without TPM 2.0, then we have good news and bad. The good news is that it is possible to run Windows 11 on …

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How to play the Battlefield 2042 beta: start times, download size, and what to expect

The Battlefield 2042 beta is now officially underway, and it’s your best chance to sample EA’s blockbuster title before it releases on November 19, 2021. The open beta will focus on …

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How to spot fake Windows 11 downloads

At long last Windows 11 has been released, coming out to rave reviews that praised its fresh new design. However, amid all the excitement, you’ll want to be wary of any …

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How to use virtual desktops in Windows 11

Adding an extra monitor to your computer is one of the best upgrades you can make to help improve productivity, but space (and financial) limitations mean that this is not something …

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How to manage notifications in Windows 11

You almost certainly have a selection of apps installed on your computer, and many of these use notifications to let you know about things.  A news app can alert you to …

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How to manage power options in Windows 11

Microsoft has always given Windows users a good deal of control over how their computer uses power, and this is something that continues with Windows 11.  While managing power consumption may …