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Stream Netflix 4K on your Windows 10 PC

Netflix has a decent selection of 4K content now available to enjoy, including the likes of Stranger Things, Glow, Marco Polo, Orange is the New Black, plus a number of movies. These delights can be fervently binged on your PC too, provided you have the right kit. We show you what you need to watch 4K Netflix content on your computer. Will my PC work with 4K content on Netflix? Obviously, the demands of streaming and rendering 4K content is…

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How To Connect Your Phone To Windows 10

Windows Phone might now be consigned to the recycle bin of history, but Android and iPhone users can still connect their devices to a Windows 10 PC. Doing so means you can take advantage of extra features such as sending articles you find on the web straight to your laptop. It’s easy to set up and get going in only a few minutes. We show you how. If you have an old Windows Phone and are considering upgrading to a new device,…

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How to Rename Multiple Files in Windows

You can rename multiple files in one shot in File Explorer or Windows Explorer, but you may prefer to use a third-party utility. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Here’s the dilemma: You’re stuck with dozens or hundreds of files in Windows that have meaningless or convoluted names. This typically happens with photos you shoot with your digital camera or smartphone. You want to rename all of…

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How to Watch American Netflix in the UK

Netflix is one of the best TV and movie streaming services, but users in America tend to get more and better content than us in the UK. That might not seem fair, but there is a workaround. The best way to get American Netflix in the UK is by using a VPN such as NordVPN or ExpressVPN, or one of the other VPNs listed in our best VPN round-up, which fool the service into thinking you’re browsing from the US. Download a VPN such…

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5 Free Ways to Clean Up a Windows PC or Laptop

If your PC or laptop is running slower than you’d like, try these five easy ways to speed it up. Think of it like a spring clean: clearing out applications you no longer use, removing temporary files which are taking up room on your hard drive are chores you’d probably rather not do, but they can make a big difference to any PC or laptop. We’ve explained the tips in detail for Windows computers, but the principles apply to any…

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How to change Siri’s voice on HomePod

How to change Siri’s voice on HomePod | Macworld Want to give Siri an Australian accent or swap its gender? It’s easy! Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. By Jason Cross Staff Writer, Macworld | Feb 16, 2018 3:00 AM PT Michael Simon/IDG “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); You already know you can change Siri’s voice on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. So it stands to reason that you can make Siri…

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Can an iPhone’s Personal Hotspot feature connect to a Wi-Fi network?

Personal Hotspot was introduced many years ago as a way to turn your iPhone (and later iPad) into a conduit between a cellular data connection and one or more computers or other devices. Macworld reader Gabriel was hoping to use Personal Hotspot after his MacBook Air’s internal Wi-Fi system apparently conked out. Gabriel is in ultima Thule, far from cellular networks, but has access to a Wi-Fi network. He tried to use Personal Hotspot to tether his Mac via Bluetooth…

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How to control HomePod from Mac or iOS

The HomePod doesn’t behave like most other Apple devices. Unlike the Apple Watch, there’s no dedicated app. It supports AirPlay, so it shows up in the list of audio sources—but it’s also remote-controllable like an Apple TV. And to configure it, you don’t visit the Settings app, but the Home app. Here’s a quick guide to where and how you can control the HomePod from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Controlling from Control Center in iOS Soon after I got…

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Does Time Machine back up every file every time?

Time Machine backups are unfussy: unlike many proprietary backup software packages, you can browse a Time Machine backup either through its interface or via the drive in the Finder. However, it appears as if every backup is a complete backup. This concerned Macworld reader Peter, who just purchased a new iMac and a 4TB external drive to use with Time Machine. “This is going to fill up my external drive fairly quickly,” he worries. Time Machine just looks like it’s…

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How to Listen to Music on Your Apple Watch

You can tune into songs from your own collection, Apple Music, Apple Radio, and other music services right from your wrist. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. How do you listen to your favorite music on Apple Watch and what can you listen to? Well, that depends on your watch model. With any Apple Watch and watchOS 4.1 or higher, you can listen to albums and playlists…

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