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How To Watch Disney Plus In The UK

Disney Plus (or Disney+) has now been globally released in the US, Canada and The Netherlands.  Although the UK has now been confirmed to get Disney+, it will sadly be four months until it’s officially available, meaning that all the British Disney fans will be left in the lurch. Or will they? We here at Tech Advisor have done some digging to see if you can use the same workaround for accessing streaming sites from abroad to watch channels like The CW, HBO or…

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How to Locate Your Friends With the Apple ‘Find My’ App

With the new Find My app, you can search for family and friends, and share your own location with other people, as well as locate a missing Apple device. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. You’ve lost your iPhone or iPad and aren’t sure where to look for it. If you have another Apple mobile device or a Mac with the latest versions of their respective operating…

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How to create a local account in Windows 10

By default, the account you create when you first install or upgrade to Windows 10 uses your Microsoft account. Microsoft wants you to do this so you can easily hook into all of Microsoft’s online services, such as the Windows Store and OneDrive. But if you’d rather keep your stuff on the desktop—at least as much as possible—or don’t want another member of your family interacting with Microsoft’s cloud then creating a local account would be the better choice. To…

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8 Black Friday Tips to Help You Snag the Best Deals

Whether you’re an online shopper or get a buzz from the massive crowds, there’s a deal waiting for you this Black Friday. These tips and tricks will help you prepare. November 5, 2019 3:00AM EST November 5, 2019 PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Last year, more than 165 million Americans shopped either in stores or online over Black Friday weekend, according to the National Retail Federation.…

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The best meetups for startups in London

By Alice Murray | Feb 13, 2019 Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Being a startup founder is extremely rewarding. You can forge your own path, follow your passions and do something that you truly believe in. However, there is a flip side to owning your own business. It can be lonely, isolating and stressful, especially if you do not have anyone that you can turn to. That’s why it’s so important for startup founders to meet up with fellow entrepreneurs. Together…

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How to Get and Use Apple TV+

Apple offers a free, seven-day trial of Apple TV+, while those with a new Apple device get it free for a year. Here’s how to get Apple’s new streaming service. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Apple has officially entered the video-streaming wars with Apple TV+, which debuts today on Apple devices and select Samsung smart TVs. At $4.99 per month, Apple TV+ is cheaper than rival…

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How to stop getting a reminder to update to Catalina in macOS

Apple is persistent about software updates. Since the updates are free, it’s not exactly a monetary motivation, though newer versions of macOS have an increasing number of services, like the new TV app in Catalina, which inherits previous features from iTunes and will allow Apple TV+ subscriptions when they arrive. Many people simply aren’t ready for macOS 10.15 Catalina, and may be waiting for a “dot one” release—10.15.1—or for “never.” How can you prevent a persistent update reminder and badge?…

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How to Get Healthy With Your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch offers a variety of features and apps that can help you maintain and enhance your health and wellbeing, from heart rate monitoring to cycle tracking. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Apple has often promoted the health-related abilities of the Apple Watch. Its September press event featured video testimonials from people who say the smartwatch saved or improved their lives, and each new version…

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How to keep Amazon, Apple, and Google from listening to your Alexa, Siri, and Assistant recordings

Yes, your Amazon Echo and Google Home devices are listening to you, and it turns out that the smart speakers can record what you say and share those recordings with Amazon and Google employees. The reason: so Amazon and Google can analyze the responses of their virtual assistants and “manually review them” (in the obtuse parlance of too many privacy disclaimers) to “help improve our services.” In other words, someone may be listening, and while it’s a given that smart…

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13 Steam Tips for PC Gaming Noobs and Power Users

There are many PC gaming clients, but none are as mature and feature-packed as Steam. Use these tips to master Valve’s launcher and game store. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Steam. It’s the face of PC gaming and the reason why Valve won’t release a game that people want to play in our lifetimes. GabeN and company’s video game marketplace isn’t the only place to purchase…

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How to Download YouTube videos to iPhone & iPad

Apple is making it harder and harder to download YouTube content, but we do still know of a few ways to get that content on iOS and iPadOS. Follow our step by step guide and you’ll be done in no time. We’re using Documents, which makes it quick and easy to download directly onto your iPhone or iPad. We also explain explain whether it is legal to download YouTube videos.  Documents app On your device, go to the App Store and search…

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Farewell iTunes: How to Use the Music App in macOS Catalina

Apple’s macOS Catalina removes the iTunes app but lets you access all your songs, playlists, and Apple Music from a new Music app. Here’s how to use it. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. iTunes has long been necessary to sync and manage music and other content between your computer and iOS devices. But what started life as a simple piece of software gradually mushroomed into a…

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Nest Mini unboxing | TechHive

TechHive | Oct 16, 2019 Nest is now the overarching brand for all Google smart home products, so the company’s second-generation small smart speaker is called the Nest Mini. We’re in the process of reviewing it, but here’s a quick look and a guide to setting it up. Source link

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How to Use Multitasking on Your iPad

With Slide Over and Split View on the iPad, you can view and work with two or three apps at a time and drag and drop text, images, links, and files between open apps. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Your iPad may not be as capable as a full-blown computer, but it’s no slouch either. Just as you can juggle multiple programs on your PC, you…

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Career tips: How to become a great IT freelancer

By Techworld Staff | May 30, 2019 Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn If your computer is your office then you can work anywhere in the world. No surprise then, that IT is fast becoming untethered from the nine to five. Tech giants like Google already have more contracted than in-office workers, with thousands more between the likes of Amazon, Facebook and Uber. Freelancers make up 32% of the tech industry at present and are predicted to be 45% by 2028.  But while the idea…

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How to Discover New Music on Spotify and Apple Music | News & Opinion

My 6-year-old daughter was singing “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X recently, and—despite the fact that the song broke the record for longest hit single on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart—my wife didn’t recognize it and was confused as to how my daughter knew it. I politely suggested she dust off that music subscription we pay for and listen to some new songs. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, 80 percent of recorded music revenue now comes from…

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How to take advantage of the photo-editing tools in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

The Photos app for macOS has improved substantially since its introduction, especially in the variety and sophistication of its image editing tools. On the iPhone and iPad, Photos lagged considerably. But with iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, Apple offers a distinct catch up with its image editing tools, even exceeding the Mac version in a couple regards. Let’s look at what’s new and how to best use these new tools to crop, revise, and enhance images after capturing pictures. What’s…

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How to Use the Files App in iOS 13 and iPadOS

The Files app is a great way to connect to online services, network servers, and external drives. Learn how to access, view, and manage files in iOS 13 and iPadOS. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Apple’s iOS 11 introduced an app known as Files, which lets you view and access all the files you’ve stored on online services such as iCloud Drive, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive,…

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If your August, Nest, and Hue home/away triggers aren’t working with your new iPhone 11, here’s a fix

Whether you have a new iPhone 11 or just upgraded an old device to iOS 13, you might have noticed a change that isn’t for the better—your location-based smart devices might not be working anymore. Rest assured, that’s not a bug, it’s a new security feature and it’s easy to fix. iOS 13 introduces a host of new tracking features designed to give you a greater awareness of the apps that are using your location. For example, iOS will periodically…

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How to Get MacOS Catalina

MacOS Catalina is now available for download. Here’s how to download the latest version of Apple’s macOS. October 8, 2019 11:00AM EST October 8, 2019 PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Everyone loves new features on their computer, and the latest version of Apple’s macOS, Catalina, arrived this week. Among other notable features, Catalina will eliminate iTunes on the Mac in favor of three separate apps. Here’s…

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