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How to Install Windows 11 on an Unsupported PC

Windows 11 has strict system requirements, but there are ways around them. For example, it requires at least an 8th-generation Intel, AMD Zen 2, or Qualcomm 7 or 8 Series CPU—but you can install Windows 11 on PCs with older…

How to Upgrade Your PC to Windows 11

Windows 11 is now available. If you’ve decided you want to upgrade from Windows 10, here’s how you can get the free upgrade—even if Windows Update doesn’t offer it. This works if Windows 11 doesn’t officially support your …

Should You Upgrade to Windows 11?

Windows 11 arrives on October 5, 2021. Unlike the big Windows 10 upgrade offer that felt impossible to avoid, Microsoft isn’t encouraging everyone to upgrade this time. In fact, Microsoft is recommending many PC owners not up…

The Best Linux Laptops of 2022

Love Linux? You’ll want to get a laptop built with the open-source operating system in mind, instead of settling for a Windows laptop and having to do the installation yourself. These five picks work with Linux right out of t…

How to Preorder an iPhone 13

Apple’s new iPhone 13 phones are now available for preorder. Here’s how to preorder your new iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, or iPhone 13 Max phone.

How to Wipe a Drive on Windows 10 or Windows 11

Windows has built-in tools that will let you write zeros to a drive, securely erasing its contents. This ensures deleted files on the drive can’t be recovered. Whether you want to wipe an internal drive or an external USB dri…

Why You Should Use Multiple Web Browsers

If you think you just need a single web browser, think again. We recommend using multiple web browsers on your computer, especially if you work and perform personal tasks on the same system. Here’s why you should consider add…

How to Get Offline Maps and Navigation on iPhone

Going for a long drive? Whether you’re deep in a national park or you’re just on a highway in the middle of nowhere, you might not have a cellular signal. Here’s how your iPhone can keep giving you directions while you’re off…

Windows 11 Is Now Available as a Beta

Microsoft is moving full steam ahead on Windows 11. A month after its first “dev” release, Windows 11 is now available in beta form as of July 29, 2021. If you want to try Windows 11 but were intimidated by the dev channel wa…
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