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How to Automate Your Mac with Smart Folders

Smart Folders in macOS are a tool to help you organize and find your files. They’re not folders, as they don’t contain anything. They’re saved searches, and can save you a lot of time for searches you perform often….

What is Doxxing, and Why Is It Bad?

Doxxing is the collection and publishing of someone’s private information online, usually done with the intent of inciting harassment in real life. While not technically illegal, it’s considered harassment by most people, an…

How to Disable Motion Smoothing on an LG TV

If you’ve got a new LG TV, you might have noticed that the picture feels eerily smooth. This effect, which LG calls “TruMotion,” tries to make your TV’s picture feel smoother but often ends up looking strange….

How to Make a Website From Your Phone

Many people connected to the Internet only have a smartphone, with no personal computer. While some libraries and internet cafés offer free PC access, it’s easier when you have access to the tools you need at any time. If yo…

How to Manually Control Your Mac’s Fans

By default, Apple runs your Mac’s fans automatically—with no way to configure them—and it ramps them up when your system gets too hot. The free Macs Fan Control app lets you manually control your fans. There are two reas…

How to Install and Update Flash on Your Mac

Adobe Flash is used for certain content on websites—usually video or web apps. While it’s slowly being phased out in favor of HTML5, occasionally a website still requires you to have the Flash player installed. It’s not i…

The Best Ways to Back up Your Mac

Every computer user should keep a regular backup. From accidentally deleted files to failing hard drives to natural disaster, there are too many things that can go wrong to simply rely on luck. Here are the best ways to back …
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