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What Is an F-Stop in Photography?

As smartphone cameras become more capable, technical photography jargon is slipping into mainstream conversations. An “f-stop” (or “f-number”) is a word you’re going to see more as smartphone manufacturers try to one-up eac…

How to Use Exponents in Excel

Exponents are simply repeated multiplications. For example, four to the third power (4³) isn’t 4 x 3, it’s 4 x 4 x 4, which equals a total of 64. If that sounds complicated, fear not; Excel can do the heavy lifting for you…

How to Change Your Status on Discord

Your Discord status shows whether you’re busy or AFK. You can change it on the Discord website, the desktop app for Windows or Mac, or the mobile app for Android, iPhone, or iPad.

How to Quickly Resize the Dock on Mac

The Dock comes in handy as a Mac application launcher, but sometimes it’s too big or too small. Luckily, there are two ways to resize the Dock on your Mac—including one easy way that many people don’t know about. Here’s how…

How to Sign up for Apple One on iPhone and iPad

Apple One is a subscription bundle of the Silicon Valley company’s services that, when combined, cost less than they would when individually packaged together. If you’re looking to save a couple of dollars each month, here’s …

What Is a CPU, and What Does It Do?

The most important part of your computer, if you had to choose just one, would be the central processing unit (CPU). It’s the primary hub (or “brain”), and it processes the instructions that come from programs, the operating …
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