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How to Try Windows 10 for Free for 90 Days | News & Opinion

Those of you still running Windows 7 or another older version of Windows may be wondering if you should finally make the leap to Windows 10 (you should). Microsoft long ago pulled the plug on its free Windows 10 upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, which means you now have to shell out money for a license if you want to upgrade your current PC to the latest flavor of Windows. Microsoft is due to end Windows 7 support…

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How to make the most of Roku voice controls

If you want to control a Roku player or Roku smart TV by voice, you have lots of options. Many Roku devices include a remote control that supports voice commands, and you can also control Roku hands-free with an Amazon Echo or Google Home smart speaker. But along with all those voice control options comes several limitations, especially when it comes to launching videos or TV channels directly. Knowing what Roku can and can’t do will spare you some headaches…

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How to Free Up Space on Your iPhone or iPad

How much space is left on your iOS device? Do you hit a wall whenever you try to update your OS or download new apps? What’s the best way to move files you want to keep in order to free up space? And how can you make smart decisions about what to keep and what to delete? Follow these few simple steps, and you’ll be on your way to a less overloaded, more organized iPhone or iPad. Check Your Total…

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How to Reset Passcode on iPhone, iPad or iPod

If you’re locked out of your iPad, iPod or iPhone then don’t fret because there is a way to reset a forgotten iOS passcode. But if you want to keep all your stuff and avoid wiping your device you will need a recent backup and you’ll need to know the Apple ID and password of the account that was used to set it up. The good news is that no matter whether you have an iTunes backup or not, it’s possible to…

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How to Convert PDFs to Word Documents and Image Files

The PDF (Portable Document Format) is the open standard, created by Adobe in the 1990s, for presenting documents so they look consistent across all platforms and software. DOC (or DOCX) is the format/file extension used mainly by Microsoft Office for its word processing documents. The two aren’t anywhere near compatible. The problem is that you can’t open a DOC file with Adobe Reader (or any other free PDF reader like FoxIt and Sumatra). But in order to convert PDFs to…

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How to Use Apple’s iOS Shortcuts App to Automate Your Life

Apple’s Shortcuts app can quickly and easily run a host of tasks on your iOS device or Apple Watch. Here’s how to create and use shortcuts for Siri. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. You probably spend a lot of time on your iPhone or iPad running one task after another in various apps. Think about how much time you would save if you could automate those…

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How to Clear Your Cache on Any Browser

The browser history—a list of every page you’ve visited online and the time you were there—is a standard of modern computing. And it can lead to trouble; it’s practically a cliché. Think of the romantic “comedies” where the girl finds a guy’s browser history (because it’s always the guy’s) and he’s in scalding hot water. For most of us, sharing a PC is normal (sadly, setting up multiple user accounts is not) and handing off a smartphone to someone isn’t…

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How to delete your Google search history

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How to print in Windows 10

Getting your documents, spreadsheets, posters, and other creations from PC to paper is a relatively straightforward affair. But, as with all things in life, it’s only easy when you know how. We show you the steps to take if you want to set up a printer and use it with Windows 10. For users still on earlier versions of Windows, we’ve also included instructions on how to set up a printer in Windows 8 and 8.1. If you need to…

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How to tell if someone has seen your text

If you’ve sent that one important message and you want to know if the recipient is taking a while to reply, or just ignoring you, we’re going to show you how to find out. We’ve got a guide here on how to tell if someone has read your message on iOS or Android. How to tell if someone has read your text on Android In order to tell whether someone has read a message you’ve sent them, you’ll need to…

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How to add multiple user accounts to Google Home

Adding up to six user accounts to Google Home used to be a complicated process, even with a step-by-step guide in front of you. The process is now incredibly easy, thanks to the new Google Home app. When you first set up Google Home you are required to log into your Google account, which allows it to tailor its experience based on your activity, and to tie into the Google services associated with your account. The thing is, Google Home is designed…

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How to Share Google Drive Files

Forget attaching docs to email. With Google Drive, you can share Docs, Sheets, and Slides with just a few clicks, and specify whether recipients can edit or just view them. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. You’ve created a file in Google Drive that you want to share with other people. No problem. One of the software’s strong points is its ability to play nice with others.…

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How To Clean and Customise Weapons in Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 introduces a number of new mechanics that make it one of the most dynamic and expansive open world games to date. Amongst the roster of features are degradation systems that’ll gradually impact various aspects of the game. In the same way that your horse gets dirty and requires a regular brush to avoid negative stamina effects, your weapon has to be maintained to get the best performance possible. Your weapon will get dirty as you use…

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How to Use Speech Recognition and Dictate Text on Windows 10

You can talk to Windows 10 and previous versions of Windows using the built-in speech recognition. Or dictate text on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update or later. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Did you know you can talk to Windows to issue commands, open applications, dictate text, and perform other tasks? You can do that in Windows 10 through Cortana, but you can also talk to…

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How To Pay Bounties in Red Dead Redemption 2

The incredible open world of Red Dead Redemption 2 is a volatile one, and considering you play as an outlaw, chances are you’ll end up with a Bounty on your head at one point or another. Having a Bounty on your head makes you a target not only to Lawmen, but other Bounty Hunters too, and they can strike when you least expect it. The smartest move is to pay off the Bounty – but how do you do that?…

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7 Tips for Becoming a Candy Crush Friends Saga Master

Even Candy Crush veterans need a little help getting started with Friends Saga. With these tips, you’ll be a match-making master in no time. October 28, 2018 8:56AM EST October 28, 2018 PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. King is back with a new game in its popular Candy Crush series: Candy Crush Friends Saga. The game is available for iOS and Android, and Facebook integration lets…

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9 Apps to Help Organize Your Holiday Gift Lists

A good gift-list app handles things like syncing across platforms and figuring out which stores have the items you need. Here’s what to download on Android and iOS. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. The status of your holiday gift list is…complicated. It exists on Post-its and paper scraps, as entries in your phone’s Notes app and bookmarks in your browser. That can make holiday shopping a…

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The User Profile Service Failed the Logon: How to fix it

Corrupt user profiles are a common problem with Windows and the fix will depend on the exact error message you receive. Here we’ll explain how to fix the problem or, if you need to, create a new account and transfer your data across to the new profile. The problem occurs when you type your password and press Enter at the Windows log-on screen. You will typically see the error message “The User Profile Service failed the logon” and “The user profile…

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How to change Google Assistant’s voice on Google Home

You can now change the voice of Google Assistant, and it’s an easy task in the Google Home app.  Sadly the functionality is not yet available in the UK, though we suspect the fact we can see it in the app suggests it will be added imminently. Launch the Google Home app and tap the Account icon at the bottom right. Choose Settings, then select the Assistant tab. The second option here is Assistant voice, but let us also draw…

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How to Create Voice Memos on Your iPhone or iPad

Need to record a conversation, speech, or note? Here’s how to use the Voice Memos app for iOS devices. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Apple’s iOS 12 release introduced a lot of new features. While most attention has been on the new Memoji feature, the improved Apple Books, and the Screen Time app, the improved Voice Memos app is also impressive. You’ve long been able to…

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