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Most of the time we review serious stuff here at How-To Geek: cutting-edge routers, streaming video solutions, and other distinctly unwhimsical hardware. Now and then we review something that’s fun for the sake of fun like the Romo, a quirky little robot that’s terribly difficult not to love.

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If you don’t have “Ok Google” on your phone, then you first need the Google app. The Google app adds the ability to utter “Ok Google” to conduct inquiries and searches with your voice (but only from the app).

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Word contains a little known feature, called the Spike, that allows you to gather blocks of text and/or images from different locations in a Word document and then paste all of that content to another location in that document or into another Word file or other program.

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Wi-Fi hasn’t completely taken over the world yet. Some hotels may offer wired Ethernet connections and spotty or unavailable Wi-Fi, for example. But you can turn that wired Ethernet connection into a Wi-Fi connection all your devices can use.

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Need to replace a word with another word, or quickly remove bits of text from a document? Just use search-and-replace — whatever application or browser you’re using, you already have an easy find-and-replace tool available to you.

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Think you can just plug a standard Linux live USB drive into your Mac and boot from it? Think again. You’ll need to go out of your way to create a live Linux USB drive that will boot on a Mac.

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Practically all smartphones can tether, sharing their data connection with your other devices. You can do this over Wi-Fi, a USB cable, or Bluetooth — if your carrier lets you. You might have to pay extra.

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Minecraft 1.8 introduced a new feature map feature: the ability to permanently lock the map’s difficulty setting. While it’s a great way to encourage you to play without cheating it’s also frustrating if the difficulty is locked at a setting you don’t want. Read on as we show you how both permanently change the setting and unlock it.

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Microsoft has been readying its latest update to Office for Mac, and recently released its first preview. We decided to give it a whirl and wanted uninstall Office 2011 to avoid any conflicts. Much to our surprise, uninstalling Office 2011 for Mac is a terribly complicated affair.

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The Windows 10 has got Windows lovers flat-out excited. Indeed, they should be. Look at these brand new features sported by Windows 10: multiple platforms, Cortana, Hololens, touch-friendly Universal Office… the list goes on. Judging from the review of its preview build, Windows 10 seems to have taken everything that made the OS so appealing and done away with all the Windows 8’s clunkiness, every defect, though, except for DVD playback capability.

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Be sure to wipe your drives, devices, and anything that potentially contained sensitive files before getting rid of it. Whether you’re disposing of it, selling it, or giving it away — securely erase your data first.

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If you do a lot of coding and need to switch back and forth between open tabs often, then you need a quick and simple way to do it to keep things flowing smoothly. Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to help a frustrated reader enjoy tab-switching goodness.

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Last year was a big year for drones causing many of us to sit up and take notice, and 2015 should be even bigger. This leads to many privacy issues that we need to start seriously considering.

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When you type a web or email address in Word, you may notice that the program automatically formats it as a live hyperlink. This is a setting in Word’s AutoFormat feature that is on by default but can be easily turned off.

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The hotspot feature on your iPhone allows you to connect any device to the Internet via your iPhone’s cellular data connection. You can use an USB cable to tether your iPhone to a Mac or Windows PC, too.

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