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From Idea to Icon: 50 Years of the Floppy Disk

Fifty years ago, IBM introduced the first-ever floppy disk drive, the IBM 23FD, and the first floppy disks. Floppies made punched cards obsolete, and its successors ruled software distribution for the next 20 years. Here’s a …

How Snap Works in Windows 11

Windows 11 makes it easy to position windows into pre-set layouts thanks to a feature called Snap. Even better, the new feature is easily accessible from a pop-up menu hidden in the maximize button. Here’s how it works….

How to Install Windows 3.1 on an iPad

Thanks to a MS-DOS emulator called iDOS 2 on the App Store, you can install Microsoft Windows 3.1 on your iPad—then play classic Windows games or simply shock your friends. Here’s how to set it up.

How to See Your Most-Used Apps on iPhone

If you’ve ever been curious about which apps you use most on your iPhone, there’s a way to keep track, but you have to turn on Apple’s Screen Time feature first. Here’s how to set it up.

What Windows 11’s New Store Looks Like

Windows 11 has a new Microsoft Store. It first appeared on June 28, 2021, along with the first Windows 11 Insider Preview release. The new Store is a big improvement—here’s what’s new.
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