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How to partition a hard drive

Partitions allow you to segment a single drive for separating programs from files or installing a second OS.

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How to stream PC games on Twitch

With OBS Studio, you can get started broadcasting your games on Twitch for the enjoyment of a public audience.

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How to save serious cash on Windows 10

We explain how to get a copy of Windows 10 Home or Pro for cheaper than normal, and even one way to get Windows for free.

How to clear cookies from your browser

Clearing cookies from your web browser is simple and easy, and doing so could help protect your private data while you're online.

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How to disable your laptop touchpad

Does your laptop touchpad get in the way while you type? Here's how to turn it off.

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What to do when your ethernet won't connect

A wired connection should be simple plug-and-play, but all too often that's not the case. Here's what to do if your ethernet connection seems dead.

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How to pay for NYC subway and bus fares using your Apple, Android, Fitbit, or Samsung device

New York City's OMNY contactless payment system goes live on May 31. Here's how to use it with your watch or phone.

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How to type kaomoji on your PC in Windows 10

Here's how to type kaomoji using the emoji keyboard within Microsoft's Windows 10.

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How to use Windows Sandbox

Microsoft's Windows Sandbox creates a safe space where you can try suspicious software or sites without risking your 'real' PC. Here's how to use it.

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Windows Sandbox: How to use Microsoft's simple virtual Windows PC to secure your digital life

Microsoft's Windows Sandbox creates a safe space where you can try suspicious software or sites without risking your 'real' PC. Here's how to use it.

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How to use Siri for hands-free Apple TV control

Siri can control your Apple TV with hands-free voice commands. Here's how.

on techhive.com

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How to set up Steam Link on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

Valve’s Steam Link app allows remote streaming from a PC or Mac to an iOS device or Apple TV, and it’s relatively easy to set up.

on macworld.com

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How to use audio and video files in PowerPoint

PowerPoint supports a number of common audio and video formats. We'll go through the details and show you how to incorporate audio and video files into your presentation slides. 

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How to remove malware from your Windows PC

Has malicious software taken your PC hostage? Our malware-removal guide will help you clean out your PC and restore it to a pristine state.

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Upgrading an older iMac’s PCIe SSD: Third-party solutions that save you beaucoup bucks

Most 2013 and later iMacs ship with proprietary PCIe SSDs, many of which are old, slow, and small. Upgrading to an SSD not made by Apple, including common M.2 types, will save you tons of money while improving performance. In many cases, drastically.

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How to avoid Game Of Thrones spoilers on Facebook and Twitter

You don't have to leave social media to remain in the dark.

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How to create, edit, and format images in Excel

Excel provides over 16 dozen geometric shapes that you can size and manipulate to your specific needs, plus hundreds of special effects.

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How to stop your iPhone videos from turning into a blurry mess on Android phones (and vice versa)

If you’ve ever sent a video to an Android friend, it probably ended up as a blurry, unwatchable mess. Here’s how to stop that from happening next time.

on macworld.com