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What Is YouTube Premium, and Is It Worth It?

YouTube Premium is a monthly subscription service that promises to improve your viewing experience on the internet’s largest video platform. Here’s what you get for your money, so you can decide whether it’s worth it….

What Are “Freemium” Apps, and How Do They Work?

Many apps we use follow a “freemium” business model. The combination of the words “free” and “premium” means you can download these apps for free, but you have to pay to get the premium features. Here’s why many developers us…

What Is an Encryption Backdoor?

You might have heard the term “encryption backdoor” in the news recently. We’ll explain what it is, why it’s one of the most hotly contested topics in the tech world, and how it could affect the devices you use every day….

How to Discover New Music on Spotify

One of Spotify’s most powerful features is its recommendation system, which allows you to find great songs you may not have heard yet. Here’s how to discover new music on the streaming service.

What Is Reddit Karma and How Do I Get It?

Karma is Reddit’s voting system. The posts with the most karma are the ones you see on the front page. Reddit tracks how much karma each of its users has earned, too. We’ll explain how Reddit karma works and how you get it….

How to Voice Chat in Nintendo Switch Games

The Nintendo Switch doesn’t have a built-in microphone, which makes voice chatting while playing online games quite complicated. However, there are still a few ways you can talk to your teammates on the Switch. Here’s how to …

How to Track Stocks with Google Sheets

One of the lesser-known functions in Google Sheets is GOOGLEFINANCE, which allows you to track current or historical financial securities data on the stock market. Here’s how to use it.

How Can My ISP Tell I’m Using BitTorrent?

Many people have reported getting notices from their internet service providers after downloading files using torrents. How does your ISP know? It’s all in how BitTorrent works. BitTorrent is a lot less anonymous than it migh…

What Is Reddit Gold and Why Would You Want It?

You might have noticed some Reddit posts and replies have small golden icons next to them. These are “gilded,” which means someone spent real money to reward the poster with Reddit Gold. Here’s everything you need to know….
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