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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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How to edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

For light PDF users, everything you need is in a tool you use every day.

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6 ways to manage emails and control spam in Outlook

Blocking senders, setting rules, and other ways to keep the email pile safe as well as sane.

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5 ways to improve your relationship with Google Assistant

Learn how to change the sound of Google Assistant’s voice, teach it your nickname, make your conversations flow better, and more.

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How to get free books for your Amazon Kindle

Thousands of free books are waiting to be enjoyed on your Amazon Kindle e-reader. You just have to know where to look.

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Microsoft Excel: Why your spreadsheet is so slow

When Microsoft Excel complains it "cannot complete this task with available resources," or it's "Out of memory," here's what to do.

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Tips and best practices for optimizing your smart home

Looking to build out a smart home? These 12 key pieces of advice will turn you into a master.

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How to improve your writing using Editor for the online version of Word, Chrome, or Edge

Microsoft's Editor feature for Word for the Web (the online version of Word) provides simple, easy-to-parse grammar and spelling suggestions. Here's how to improve your writing with Editor for Word Online, Microsoft Edge, or Google Chrome.

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Internet radio: Everything you need to know to stream a world's worth of fantastic music for free

Hey, we dig Sonos Radio, but you don’t need a Sonos speaker to enjoy internet radio. Allow us to be your guide to this fabulous resource.

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How to record all the free streaming TV before it's gone

How to record streaming TV shows from HBO, CBS, Netflix, and others before their free previews end

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How to turn your Kindle on or off: Finding the power button

Find the power button on your Amazon Kindle using our guide, including photos of Amazon Kindle, Kindle Oasis, and Kindle Voyage models.

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Excel: How to create simple and dependent drop-down lists

Drop-down lists in Excel let you create a list of valid choices that you can select for a given field. We'll show you how to use tables, named ranges, formulas, data validation, and table styles.