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How to Disable File Thumbnails on Windows 10

Even in our age of speedy PCs, many people use removable or networked drives that can be frustratingly slow to browse—especially if we have to wait for each new file thumbnail to load in File Explorer. Luckily, it&#8217...

How to Set Up Recurring Reminders on a Mac

If you find yourself needing to be reminded about regularly occurring tasks, you can easily schedule a repeating reminder using the Reminders app on your Mac. These reminders will pop up in your Notifications section at the c...

How to Switch Sound Output Devices on a Mac

If you’re not hearing system sound from a certain device connected to your Mac—such as a monitor with built-in speakers, a Bluetooth device, or a USB audio interface—it’s time to check your sound outpu...

How to Automatically Empty Your Trash on a Mac

Since macOS 10.12 Sierra, Apple has included a way to automatically empty your Trash every 30 days, which can free up disk space and reduce mental clutter. Enabling it is easy, but the option takes some digging to find. Here&...

How to Choose Your Microphone on a Mac

Whether they’re built-in to your computer or webcam (or not), you likely have multiple microphones on your Mac. If you’re unsure which one is capturing audio, it’s time to review the audio input settings. Fr...

How to Disable the Windows Key on Windows 10

Hitting the Windows key on your keyboard by accident can be very annoying. Sometimes, it kicks you out of a full-screen game by opening the Start menu or unintentionally launches a shortcut. Luckily, there’s a way to di...

How to Change Chrome’s Default Text Size

If you often have trouble comfortably reading websites in Google Chrome due to text that is too large or too small, it’s easy to change the default font size (and font face) for every page on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Ch...
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