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How to Transfer Videos to an iPad

It’s easy to copy films and TV shows to your iPad to watch on the move. Here are several different ways to transfer videos to an iPad. We’ll explain here how to copy video files from your Windows PC or laptop to your iPad so that they don’t need to be converted into a special format which the iPad can play. We’ll also show you how you can download videos without using a computer at all, so you can watch them whenever…

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How to Use Pokémon Go Weather Boosts to Your Advantage

In December 2017, Pokémon Go got a surprise update which introduced dynamic weather to the game. What it means is that you’ll see different types of weather in the game which – in theory – matches the weather around you. We’ve found it works pretty well but aside from looking nice, it brings quite a few benefits for players. One is that certain types of Pokémon appear more often for that type of weather. Second, those Pokémon are more powerful…

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WhatsApp for BlackBerry: How to download WhatsApp on BlackBerry 10

Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating systems now dominate the smartphone market, it must not be forgotten that there is a loyal legion of BlackBerry fans still out there. Its recent devices like the DTEK50 and the Priv run Android, but there are still a fair few people using BlackBerry 10 devices like the Passport and the Classic. Therefore it was disappointing when we learned the news that WhatsApp is dropping support for all BlackBerry 10 devices (as well as…

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Excel percentage formulas: Percentage of total, percent increase or decrease, sales tax and more

Excel percentage formulas can get you through problems large and small every day—from determining sales tax (and tips) to calculating increases and decreases. We’ll walk through several examples below: turning fractions to percentages; backing sales tax out of totals; percentage of total; percentage increase or decrease; and percentage of completion. Turning fractions to percentages Percentages are a portion (or fraction) of 100. The math to determine a percentage is to divide the numerator (the number on top of the fraction)…

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How to Send a Facebook Message without Facebook Messenger

It’s been a while since Facebook separated its Message service from the main app. Not everybody is thrilled with the need to use two apps, and the move for Messenger to become the default SMS app on smartphones, sometimes against the will of Android users, has led many to consider removing the app altogether. In this feature we’ll show you how to live without the Messenger app and still use the service. Also read: How to use Messenger without Facebook…

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How to Connect to a Router Online & Change Settings

If you need to change your Wi-Fi password or another setting, you need to use your router’s web interface. To access these settings you need to know the router’s IP address. You can find the IP address using ipconfig, and we’ll show you how to do this and then log in. These days routers all come with Wi-Fi enabled and secured. Typically you’ll find the Wi-Fi password on a label stuck to the router, and it may even show the user name…

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How to Increase FPS in Games: Tips to Boost PC Graphics for Free

Unlike a games console where developers optimise their games for a specific set of hardware, PCs come in all shapes and sizes. Some rely on a graphics chip that’s integrated into the main CPU, while others have blazing-fast PCI Express graphics cards. No matter your setup, here are some general tips on how to eke out extra fps (frames per second) from what you have. Of course, if you’ve just bought the latest shooter, MMO, or racer and have found…

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How to Screenshot on Snapchat without them Knowing

Snapchat is a hugely popular photo-sharing service that allows users to send pictures and videos to friends and family that expire after a maximum of 10 seconds. While this means that users could send ugly/funny/sometimes inappropriate photos without any ramification (or so they thought), Snapchat can’t stop people from screenshotting photos on their smartphones.  However, it seems that the developers planned for that eventuality and built a system that notifies the sender whenever their snaps have been screenshotted. Here, we…

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How to Put Music on an Android Wear Watch

There a good deal of smartwatches on the market. If you don’t have an Apple Watch or a Samsung smartwatch, then chances are it’s an Android Wear model. If you’re not sure, many of the current models are listed here. The latest Android Wear watches run Android Wear 2.0, popular models such as Huawei Watch 2 and the LG Watch Sport. These watches can store music directly on them, and stream it to Bluetooth headphones. Here’s how. Step 1: You need…

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How to Factory Reset Android

If you’re selling or giving away your old Android phone or tablet, suspect some malware is at play, or simply want to boost its performance to its original condition then a factory reset is the best option. However, it’s not something you can easily come back from if you accidentally delete something you wanted, so you should make sure you’ve properly backed up your device first. How to hard reset Android A hard reset will clear the memory and delete…

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