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Why the iOS Mail app shows a phantom unread message badge and what to do about it

If the Mail app on your iPhone or iPad is displaying phantom unread messages badge, you might have a sorting problem. Here’s how to fix it.

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How to fix audio problems on your Windows PC

If your computer audio abruptly stops working, you can try these simple steps in five minutes or less.

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Microsoft Word reads to you: How to use the Speak and Read Aloud commands

Can Microsoft Word read to you? Yes, it can. The Speak feature was incorporated into Microsoft Office back in version 2003. Here's how it works.

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How to manage Windows 10 updates to prevent them from ruining your life

While you shouldn't block Windows 10 updates, you can manage them in Settings. Buying Windows 10 Pro, may be the best solution, though.

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11 quick ways to clear space on an overstuffed Android phone

Zap cached app files in a single tap, clear the Downloads folder, delete unneeded offline maps, take charge of music downloads, and more.

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How to share large video files on Android

Videos sent directly through text message or a chat app often end up tiny, blurry, and difficult to view—here's how to share them in all their glory.

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How to drop in on all your Amazon Echo devices at once

Besides Alexa's new ability to let you drop in on all your Echo devices at once, you can now set reminders on all your Echo speakers and displays, too.

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How to use a Nintendo Switch Pro controller with a PC

You can do it over Bluetooth or with a wired USB cable.

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Outlook organization tips: 5 ways to tame the email pile

These helpful tips can help you cut through inbox clutter and organize Outlook.

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How to get HBO Max on your Fire TV right now

How to sideload HBO Max on Fire TV while Amazon and WarnerMedia fight over money.

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How to overclock your PC's CPU

We'll show you how to tweak your PC's settings in order to wring extra performance from your CPU, and avoid a costly upgrade.

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How to check your PC's CPU temperature

Is your PC's processor too hot? Here's how to monitor your computer's CPU temperature, and lower it if needed.

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Meet DATEDIF(), Excel’s secret Date & Time function that's still handy

DATEDIF(), which means Date + Dif, is a compatibility function left over from Lotus 1-2-3 that Microsoft adopted in Excel version 2000. It's fallen off current Excel menus, but you can still use it. Here's how.

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Want to listen to Spotify remotely with your friends? There’s an app for that

Just like the late Turntable.fm app, JQBX lets you create remote listening rooms for your friends. You will, however, need a Spotify Premium account to indulge.

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How to make your Google/Nest smart speakers, displays, and cameras listen for suspicious sounds

Thanks to Google’s new Nest Aware plans, Google Home and Nest devices can now keep an ear out for the sounds of smoke alarms and breaking glass.

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