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How to mirror and record a phone on Windows 10

Screen mirroring between different devices is often complicated. The complications come mostly from establishing a reliable connection between the devices. Software is what gets the job done but again, it comes down to two things; how easy it is to set up, and how reliable the connection will be. Additionally, …

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How to delete a folder action on macOS

Folder Actions are a type of script that you can create on macOS with Automator. They’re useful actions that are specific to folders. You can create a folder action that will run when a new file is added to a certain folder, or when a file is deleted from it. …

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How to reset all app permissions on iOS

Apps on iOS require access to certain information that your device can collect. For example, it can collect location information but your iPhone doesn’t let apps just access it unless you allow them to. Even then, it’s really easy to revoke permissions you’ve granted to an app. That said if …

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How to disable scaling in apps on Windows 10

Larger monitors are great for the screen real estate they provide but in order to use them, especially one that’s an HD display you have to scale it up or everything is going to be too small. Windows 10 has a built-in scaling feature that works, and it mostly works …

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How to create folders in Gmail for sorting messages

Folders are a simple organizing tool. They’re effective and if you can take the time to create them, name them properly, and move items to them as and when they arrive, you will rarely lose files. Folders are a common enough concept on desktops but emails are also sorted into …

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How to stop Twitter feeds automatically refreshing

The Twitter apps have started doing something new, something annoying. Any time there is a substantial number of new tweets, your feed refreshes automatically, and scrolls all the way up. It doesn’t care if you’re reading anything. It just scrolls up and you lose your place in your feed. The …

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How to run an app on a specific monitor on Windows 10

On Windows 10, apps are supposed to remember which monitor they were launched on. When you open them, they should open on the same monitor they were open on before. That’s the principle of it, but it doesn’t always stick, especially with games. With games, it’s a bit more complicated …

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How to enable file sharing on macOS

Desktop computers, regardless of what OS they’re running, can talk to each other if they’re connected to the same network. This can be a WiFi network or a wired network. Each OS has its own settings for enabling file sharing. If you’re trying to share files from macOS, you have …

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