Are Laptop Cooling Pads Worth The Money?

Are Laptop Cooling Pads Worth The Money?

Laptop cooling pads are supposed to cool down your laptop and their prices vary across brand. Is laptop cooling pad necessary, and is it worth the money?

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Basic Bash Commands for Linux Newbies

Basic Bash Commands for Linux Newbies

While bash is fast and powerful, it’s also difficult for beginners to pick up. Here are some basic bash commands that all new users should know.

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The Anatomy of macOS App Bundles

The Anatomy of macOS App Bundles

You have probably encountered app bundles in macOS. What do they do? Here is a breakdown of macOS app bundles and their hierarchical structure.

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Why Are Apple’s Butterfly Keyboards So Bad?

Why Are Apple’s Butterfly Keyboards So Bad?

Apple’s Butterfly keyboards have so many issues that Apple might switch back to the scissor-style switches. But why are the Butterfly keyboards so terrible?

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Working with Vector Graphics on macOS

Working with Vector Graphics on macOS

Vector graphics are not quite the same as normal images. Here are some ways to work with vector graphics in macOS and the solutions to problems that first-time graphic editors can run into.

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What Is RAM Timing and Why Does It Matter?

What Is RAM Timing and Why Does It Matter?

RAM is a core computer component, allowing you to coax a little more speed out of your PC with faster clock speed and RAM timing. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Run Mac Apps on Linux

How to Run Mac Apps on Linux

To run Mac apps on Linux, you’ll need some sort of virtual machine or translation layer. You can either make use of Virtualbox or Darling translation layer.

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What Makes a Strong Password

What Makes a Strong Password

The definition of a strong password has changed over the years. What seems to be a strong password last year is no longer so this year. Here’s what make a strong password.

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How Mobile Linux Differs from Desktop Linux

How Mobile Linux Differs from Desktop Linux

The Linux kernel is the core in most desktop and mobile OS. While they are using the same kernel, mobile Linux is not quite the same as Desktop Linux.

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How to Play Blu-Ray Discs on macOS

How to Play Blu-Ray Discs on macOS

Your macOS can’t play Blu-ray by default. Fortunately, there are excellent, open-source options available. We will show you how to play Blu-ray discs on macOS.

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The Anatomy of a QR Code: How QR Codes Work

The Anatomy of a QR Code: How QR Codes Work

How QR codes work is by conveying information through a graphical code of black and white pixels. It can also be decoded even if parts of the code are unreadable.

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11 Reasons You Should Learn to Use Linux

11 Reasons You Should Learn to Use Linux

You have probably heard of Linux. What makes Linux so great? Here are the 11 things that make Linux an important tool for serious computer users.

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Using mySIMBL for Deep macOS Customization

Using mySIMBL for Deep macOS Customization

mySIMBL is a utility for installing application bundles on macOS. These packages provide opportunities for customization that are otherwise inaccessible.

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Are Private Email Services Worth the Money?

Are Private Email Services Worth the Money?

For those looking to switch from Gmail because of privacy concerns, the next question to ask is, “Are private email services worth the money?” Here’s our answer.

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How to Change the Mouse Pointer in CSS

How to Change the Mouse Pointer in CSS

The appearance of the cursor is controlled by the cursor CSS property. Learn how you can change the mouse pointer in a browser via css.

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How to Identify Your Apple TV Model

How to Identify Your Apple TV Model

Apple did not do a great job of making the various Apple TVs visually distinct from one another. Here are some ways to easily identify your Apple TV model.

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7 Essential Music-Making Apps for iOS

7 Essential Music-Making Apps for iOS

Are you looking to create some music on your iOS devices? You can now go beyond voice memos with these essential music-making apps for iOS.

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How to Schedule Emails in Gmail

How to Schedule Emails in Gmail

Email scheduling is a useful tool for pre-writing emails you know you’ll want to send at a specific time. Here is how to schedule emails in Gmail.

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7 Essential Linux Apps for Guitarists

7 Essential Linux Apps for Guitarists

If you have a digital audio device that can connect your guitar to a PC, here is some software you can use to record, edit and process the signal.

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Dolby Atmos vs DTS:X – Which Is Better?

Dolby Atmos vs DTS:X – Which Is Better?

Different codecs, like Dobly Atmos and DTS:X, have different surround-sound capabilities and support different types of hardware used in higher-end home theater systems.

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How to Completely Uninstall an App on Mac

How to Completely Uninstall an App on Mac

While uninstalling apps on macOS is easy, there are times where it leaves some residual files around. Learn how to completely uninstall apps on macOS.

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How to Add Text to a Video in Final Cut Pro

How to Add Text to a Video in Final Cut Pro

By using titles, you can easily add text to your Final Cut video projects. This could be the title of a video, the location of a scene, or a source for archive footage.

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What You Need to Know About NVMe SSD

What You Need to Know About NVMe SSD

NVMe is a storage system that promises to exponentially increase the bandwidth available to storage devices. Here’s what you need to know about NVMe SSDs.

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