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Whole-house audio solutions are expensive, and often difficult to set up. Today we’re going to take you from a no-house audio system to a whole-house audio system in matter of minutes with the Google Chromecast Audio.

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The Amazon Echo’s feature set keeps growing constantly, and this time around, the voice-activated virtual assistant has added support for Kayak, allowing you to track flights, find hotels, and much more using just your voice.

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We’re fond of any app that will allow you to save a webpage to read later, and there are many ways to do it. If you use an Apple device, however, you don’t need anything other than Safari.

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Have you tried to type an ampersand (&) in a header or footer in Excel and seen it disappear on your printed worksheet? There’s a special trick to typing ampersands in headers and footers in Excel so you don’t lose them.

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DirectX is a collection of APIs used in Windows for multimedia and video programs, and is especially important to gamers. The DirectX Diagnostic Tool displays a wealth of information about DirectX, and also lets you perform basic diagnostic tests on the DirectX system. If you want to check what version of DirectX you’re running–or even output a file full of diagnostic information for troubleshooting–here’s how to do it.

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The Bash shell arriving with Windows 10’s Anniversary Update is deceptive. It’s not just Bash–it’s a compatibility layer for running Linux software on Windows. You can use it to run Zsh or whatever other shell you prefer.

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Android has come a long way over the last several years. What was once an ugly, sluggish operating system is now a refined, widely-used, excellent mobile OS. While it’s not for everyone, it’s hard to deny or ignore what Google has done with Android. But it isn’t perfect—there are things that could simply be done better. Here are six areas where Android as a whole still needs to improve.

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If you built your own PC and bought speedy RAM, there’s a good chance that RAM isn’t actually running at its advertised timings. RAM will always run at slower speeds unless you manually tune its timings–or enable Intel’s XMP.

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One of the best places to have an Amazon Echo in your house is in the kitchen, since a lot of people spend a good chunk of time in that area eating breakfast, preparing dinner, doing dishes, and more. Here are some great ways to get the most out of your Amazon Echo while in the kitchen.

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If you’re replacing your Nest Thermostat, or are moving and want to take it with you to your new place, here’s how to factory reset and uninstall it.

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Google’s Chrome web browser is now more widely used than Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Edge combined. If you haven’t switched to Chrome yet, here’s why you might want to–and how to quickly switch over.

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If you need to adjust your Google sign-in settings, Android Pay options, Google Fit data, or anything else dealing specifically with your Google account, you’ll need to access the “Google Settings” app. On most Android phones, you can find Google Settings in Settings > Google (under the “Personal” section). Figuring out where Samsung put this on the S7 turns out to be quite the pain—it’s not at all anywhere that makes sense.

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The PDF format is meant to ensure the formatting of a document is preserved when viewed on different operating systems and devices. If you’re viewing a document on a PC in a dark room, you might want to change the color scheme so the screen is not so bright.

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With the “Speak Screen” feature in iOS, you can have your device read whatever’s on the screen to you just by swiping two fingers down from the top of the page. It can read just about anything, from settings pages to web sites to ebooks. While it’s obviously useful if you have some form of visual impairment, it can also be really handy when you want to catch up on your reading but don’t want your eyes glued to a screen. Here’s how to set it up.

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If you’d like to maintain tighter control over what appears in your Facebook timeline (and thus to everyone you’re Facebook friends with), there’s a simple, but underused, mechanism built right into Facebook to give you approval rights over everything people tag you in.

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It’s no secret that a lot of people use Google and its services for a wide array of things, and in the process, Google is able to collect a dizzying amount of information from and about us.

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