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The Best Places to Buy a Domain Name

Unless you’ve got a connection at ICANN, the organization responsible for managing the creation of domain names, you’ll be buying your domain name from a “Domain Name Registrar,” a company accredited by ICANN to sell domain …

How to Reset the Printing System on Your Mac

Printers are notorious for failing frequently. A quick restart of the printer or computer usually fixes most intermittent issues, but occasionally it’s best to reset your printing settings and reinstall the printer completely…

How to Configure a HiFi Desktop Audio System

A HiFi system is a set of components designed to make music sound as good as possible. HiFi aims for clear, noiseless audio, not just high volume and boosted bass. Music on a HiFi system will sound radically better than music…

How to Create and Use Sticky Notes on Mac

The Stickies app for macOS gives you Sticky Notes for your desktop, turning your Mac into a virtual bulletin board and letting you jot down short bits of text to remember later. The notes are desktop specific, so you can orga…

How Does 3D Printing Work?

Picture a robot-controlled hot glue gun that uses plastic instead of glue, and you have the basics of a 3D printer. Strands of plastic are fed into a print head, which is heated up to melt the material. The print head moves a…

How to Convert iTunes Songs to MP3

There are a lot of sketchy “audio converters” out there trying to get you to pay $20 for something you can do for free with this hidden feature in iTunes. It’s simple to use and works with your pre-existing library….

How to Set Up and Manage Apple Pay on Your Mac

Apple Pay lets you store your payment info in a digital wallet, which you can use to pay for things like a regular debit card. It’s most useful at cash registers that support it, where you can pull out your phone instead of y…

What Is A Wide Area Network (WAN)?

A WAN, or “Wide Area Network,” is a computer network designed to connect multiple smaller Local Area Networks (LANs). Your home network is your LAN, and it is connected to your neighbors over a WAN, often managed by your Int…

The Best macOS Dock Replacement Apps

Modding the default functionality of your OS with third-party apps is fun. We’ve covered how to set up custom hotkeys for everything imaginable, how to turn your trackpad into a power user’s dream, and even how to replace the…

How to Set Up and Use Photos on Your Mac

Photos—formerly iPhoto—is macOS’s default app for organizing photos. Photos integrates with iCloud and keeps everything synced across your devices. It does a lot of the work on its own and keeps your library reasonably ti…

How to Use YouTube Analytics

Navigating YouTube’s analytics panel is a pain if you don’t know what you’re looking at, which is a shame since it’s one of the most useful resources a content creator has at their disposal for measuring how well they’re doin…
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