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In completely unrelated news, the NFL has launched its own streaming service. It’s not quite a replacement for cable, but it can help you keep up with games from a phone or tablet, including next year’s Super Bowl.

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Portable Bluetooth speakers can be great, but the last thing you want is for them to be bulky if you need to carry it for a long period of time. If you’re going on a hike or long walk but want some music for the excursion, something like the JBL GO2 is your best bet.

This speaker is tiny, light, and from a well-respected maker of Bluetooth speakers. It’s a win-win! Also, you can pick up a carrying case for the GO2 and make it even easier to pack and use.

 
Dell Is Shutting Down Its Phone Sync App


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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT What Is Flash Storage?


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What Is Shared Hosting, and Should You Use It?


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Lenovo’s First ARM ThinkPad With 5G Is Now Widely Available


Lenovo announced the ThinkPad X13s earlier this year as a 5G-equipped laptop powered by Qualcomm’s best Snapdragon chip for laptops. Lenovo has sold it for a while, and now it’s available at Verizon too. Read More »

 
The Best Android Phones of 2022


One of the great things about Android phones is how many models there are to choose from. That can also be overwhelming, as it can be hard to choose the right one. We’re here to help! Read More »

 
Online Privacy Is a Myth: What You Can and Can’t Do About It


We all want to recover (and maintain) our online privacy. There are lots of features and industries built around fighting for privacy, from private-browsing modes and tracker blockers to private VPNs. But online privacy is a myth—and offline privacy might be one, too. Read More »

 
How to Force Dark Mode on Every Website in Google Chrome


Google Chrome can forcibly enable dark mode on every website you visit, putting an end to those blinding white backgrounds on your nice dark desktop. Read More »

 
When You Should Use Dynamic Frequency Selection on a Router (and When You Shouldn’t)


In your Wi-Fi router’s control panel you might come across a setting called “Dynamic Frequency Selection” (DFS) and wonder what exactly it’s for and if you should even use it. Here’s when to use it (and some good reasons to skip turning it on). Read More »

 
Razer Kaira Pro for PlayStation Review: Robust Audio, Subpar Mic


The white frame, large black cushions, and detachable microphone of the Razer Kaira Pro gaming headset could belong to any brand—though the black-on-white aesthetic tie into the PS5 compatibility. However, Razer didn’t skimp on the inner workings of this dual wireless headset. Read More »

 
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NZXT Canvas 27Q Gaming Monitor Review: Simplicity With a Mid-Range Twist


Since releasing its first gaming peripheral in 2017, NZXT has kept busy releasing high-quality accessories. The Canvas 27Q Gaming Monitor is the latest among the company’s gaming-focused releases, and though it comes in an unassuming package, its features put it near the top of the mid-range market. Read More »

 
How to View the Contents of ZIP or TAR Files Without Extracting in Linux


Working with archives is a common task in Linux, but sometimes, you may not know what the contents of the archive look like. If you want to take a peek at the inside of a ZIP or TAR file without extracting it, there are tools that can help you. Read More »

 

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How to Deploy the Appsmith Low Code Platform With Docker


Appsmith is a low code platform for assembling complex line-of-business software from pre-built UI components. It connects to your existing data sources such as SQL databases, spreadsheets, REST APIs and GraphQL endpoints. You can wire these information repositories up to rich widgets including tables, lists, and charts. Read More »

 

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Does the Length of a USB Cable Affect Charging?


From smartphones to laptops, we charge multiple devices each day, and many of them use a USB cable for delivering power. But if you use a cable with more length, are you risking longer charge times? Here’s everything you need to know. Read More »

 

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You Can Now (Officially) Buy a Windows 11 Key From Microsoft


Windows 11 has been available for almost a full year, but surprisingly, it hasn’t been officially available to purchase as a digital product key from Microsoft. Now, that has finally changed. Read More »

 
How to Find Archived Emails in Gmail


Deleting emails from your Gmail account is final — they’re lost forever once you empty your trash folder. If you want to hide emails, rather than delete them, you can archive the messages instead. This allows you to find and retrieve the emails at a later date. Read More »

 
NFL’s New Streaming Service Can’t Replace Cable TV Yet


We’re probably all feeling some burnout from the ocean of streaming services currently available, but just in case you need one more, the National Football League has launched its own service called NFL+. Read More »

 
How to Use Microsoft Sway


Are you a Microsoft Office user who’s interested in quickly creating a web-based presentation, interactive report, or personal portfolio? PowerPoint can be intimidating to learn and put to use, so consider using the lighter alternative, Microsoft Sway. Read More »

 
How to Add Months to a Date in Microsoft Excel


Want to see what date it will be after you’ve a certain number of months have passed? Using Microsoft Excel’s EDATE function, you can add (or subtract) months to a specific date in your spreadsheets. Here’s how to use it. Read More »

 
Is Your Windows 11 Start Menu Broken? Microsoft Is Fixing It


Microsoft is working on many improvements in Windows 11’s Start Menu and taskbar for future updates, but in the meantime, the company accidentally broke the Start Menu on some people’s PCs. Read More »

 
How to Rotate Your PC’s Screen on Windows 11


Windows 11 supports rotating your screen just about any way you want it. If you’ve got an extra monitor you want to use in portrait mode, it can be especially useful. Here are the easiest ways to change your screen orientation in Windows 11. Read More »

 
 

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