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Is It Really Worth Tracking Your Sleep?

According to analyst house Gartner, consumers are expected to buy 86 million smartwatches in 2020. It’s a market worth $23 billion globally. Beyond fitness and sports, a major factor prompting people to buy these stylish wr…

How to Turn On the Startup Chime on Your New Mac

Since 1984, Apple computers played an endearing sound when powered on. This tone became a cultural calling card for the platform, but with the rise of automatically-booting Macs in 2016, Apple decided to remove this feature. …

How to Play Old Flash Games in 2020, and Beyond

Adobe is killing Flash at the end of 2020, but Flash games are an important part of internet history. Thankfully, a community project called Flashpoint is stepping up to save them. Here’s how you can keep playing all your fa…

How to Refund a GOG Game

GOG.com now has a refund policy that lets you refund games you’ve purchased within 30 days, no matter how long you’ve played them. This broad new policy is much more generous than GOG’s biggest competitors like Steam and the …

NVMe vs. SATA: Which SSD Technology Is Faster?

NVMe drives are a big deal in computer storage right now, and for good reason. Not only does an NVMe solid-state drive (SSD) leave most older SSDs in the dust, it’s also blazing fast compared to standard 3.5- and 2.5-inch dr…

How to Cancel Your Stadia Pro Subscription

If you’ve been enjoying a Google Stadia Pro free trial, it’s time to evaluate if the game streaming service is worth $9.99 a month. If it’s not, here’s how to cancel your subscription from your smartphone or computer….

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 Stream the Daytona 500 Without Cable

The most significant Nascar race of the year, the Daytona 500, takes place later today, Feb. 16, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. All you need to get access to all of the racing excitement is a streaming service that offers t…
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