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When Apple dropped the price on its third generation Apple TV to $69, we still recommended holding off until Apple released a new version. The new Apple TV has arrived, so today we’re going to discuss whether we now think it’s time to make the jump.

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The watch face on your Apple Watch displays when you raise your wrist and hides again when you lower your wrist. You can also wake the screen by tapping on it, which displays the watch face for 15 seconds by default, but this can be extended to 70 seconds.

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With recent acts of terrorism in Paris and Lebanon, news media and government have been using the word “encryption” as if it’s somehow to blame. Nonsense. Encryption is easy to understand, and if you’re not using it, you should be.

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Windows 10 sometimes uses encryption by default, and sometimes it doesn’t — it’s complicated. Here’s how to check if your Windows 10 PC’s storage is encrypted and how to encrypt it if it isn’t. Encryption isn’t just about stopping the NSA — it’s about protecting your sensitive data in case you ever lose your PC.

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By default, the Files app on Chrome OS provides access to your Google Drive storage online and the Downloads folder, which is your Chromebook’s local storage. But Google’s made it possible to extend the Files app with more cloud storage services and remote file servers, including Windows file shares.

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Whether you have a laptop with an integrated camera or a webcam that plug in via USB, you can use the applications included modern operating systems to easily take photos and record videos. With Windows 10, this is now built into Windows and no longer requires third-party applications.

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Some utilities have a “secure delete” option that promises to securely erase a file from your hard drive, removing all traces of it. Older versions of Mac OS X have a “Secure Empty Trash” option that tries to do something similar. Apple removed this feature recently because it just doesn’t work reliably on modern drives.

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For certain router configurations, shared networks (such as those found in hotels and dorms), and other situations it’s important to identify your Apple TV’s IP and/or MAC address. Read on as we show you how.

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When you use AirPlay on the new Apple TV, it means you can mirror your Mac, iPhone or iPad’s screen, play videos from iTunes, and so forth. Here is how to go about setting up AirPlay on your new Apple TV.

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Outputting your computer to your HDTV via HDMI works well. Unfortunately, your computer’s placement depends upon the length of the cable. With Google Chromecast, however, you can literally mirror any browser tab or even your desktop, from anywhere, in just a few clicks.

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APT, the Advanced Package Tool from the Debian project, is for managing packages by using a lot of separate tools to accomplish various tasks. In the past, users needed to know multiple command structures like apt-get, apt-cache, apt-config, and many more to utilize the full feature-set of APT.

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Wi-Fi calling allows your smartphone to place and receive phone calls, as well as send and receive SMS messages over Wi-Fi instead of the cellular network. Your phone will seamlessly hand off to the cellular network when you move out of Wi-FI range.

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While most of us do not need to pack our external hard-drives with us everywhere we go, there are some people who may need to carry them wherever they travel. With that in mind, can noticeable differences in temperature have a negative impact on those hard-drives? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a worried reader’s questions.

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Google doesn’t provide an easy way to see the storage, RAM, CPU, and other specifications of your Chromebook. But it’s possible to dig all this information up, just as you could on a traditional computer operating system.

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If you have a lot of DVDs that you haven’t ripped, and you missed out on the Digiarty Halloween giveaway here on How-To Geek, you’re in luck, because there’s a new giveaway for Thanksgiving. This time it’s for WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, and it’s a full license for free.

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