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How to Buy a TV: What You Need to Know

Buying a TV is more complex than ever. There are new technologies, formats, and buzzwords you have to keep up with. Plus, pricing is also all over the place as more affordable companies try to unseat brands like LG and Samsun…

How to Avoid Buying a “Fake” HDMI 2.1 Cable

Because HDMI 2.1 devices, like the Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, and graphics cards from NVIDIA and AMD, are pushing more pixels than ever, the last thing you need is an unreliable cable causing problems. Here’s how to avoid …

How to Expand Your Xbox Series X|S Storage

The Xbox Series X comes with a 1TB internal drive, while the Series S includes a modest 500GB instead. After downloading a few games, you might find your console is already low on space. Here are several ways you can add more…

How to Enable 120 Hz on Xbox Series X and S

The Xbox Series X and S both support 120 Hz video output on compatible TVs. Before you can see the benefit, though, you have to enable the feature and load a game that takes advantage of the higher frame rate. Here’s how to g…

How to Use the App Library on iPhone

The app library keeps your iPhone apps organized, even if you forget to. You can even remove apps from the Home screen entirely and access them solely via the App Library. Siri will also prioritize your most-used apps, so the…

How to Use an Apple HomePod as an Intercom

Siri lets you use your HomePod or HomePod mini to send messages to others in your household, provided they’re within earshot of a smart speaker. This feature is called Intercom, and you can use it from any device that support…

How Backward Compatible Is the PlayStation 5?

The PlayStation 5 introduces some big improvements over the previous generation, while maintaining compatibility with most PS4 games. Unfortunately “most” isn’t “all,” so here’s what you need to know about playing older games…

What Is Apple’s M1 Chip for the Mac?

In June 2020, Apple announced its intention to move away from Intel for the Mac lineup. The M1 is the first ARM-based custom system-on-chip (SoC) designed from the ground up by Apple. Here’s what you need to know about Apple’…

How Backward Compatible Are the Xbox Series X and S?

Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and S consoles have a heavy emphasis on backward compatibility with previous Xbox consoles. They can run almost every Xbox One game—and that’s just the start. Here’s how backward compatibility work…

How to Install a .watchface File on Apple Watch

The Apple Watch allows you to customize clock faces to show all kinds of useful information. But did you know you can take those custom designs straight off someone’s wrist? Here’s how to install someone else’s Apple Watch fa…

How to Share Your Apple Watch Face

One of the best parts of owning an Apple Watch is the ability to customize your own watch face with different colors, photos, and complications. You can share these designs with friends, family, and the world, too. Here’s ho…

What Is MagSafe for iPhone 12, and What Can It Do?

With the arrival of the iPhone 12 comes a new ecosystem of accessories for Apple smartphones. MagSafe makes it easier to wirelessly charge an iPhone, attach cases, and use a wide variety of other accessories. Here’s why it’s …
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