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How to stop Google Hangouts from running automatically

Google Hangouts is a popular tool for online meetings and it’s being used quite a bit at the moment. The tool works via Chrome and is basically a Chrome app that’s tied to the same Google account that you use in the browser. It runs automatically when you launch Chrome, …

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How to test mouse buttons

A mouse is a fairly simple peripheral that most people use every day. They’re plug & play devices and you only need a specific driver for them if the mouse is a gaming mouse with more than the traditional two buttons an ordinary mouse has. The gaming mouse might still …

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How to create an online classroom with Zoom

COVID-19 is sending countries around the world into lockdown and there’s no telling when the lockdown will be lifted. It really depends on which country you live in, and how available tests are there. People who can (a very small number of the population) are shifting to a Work from …

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How to create an email signature in Gmail

Email signatures are basically how you sign off an email. Granted, your email and the contact information associated with it will tell your recipient who a message is from but there is plenty of other, useful information that can be added with a signature. Entering it all each time you …

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How to remove the background from a GIF

Creating GIFs is fairly easy if you have a video to begin with. There’s no shortage of apps that can convert a simple MP4 to a GIF file. There are even tools that let you record a screencast and save it as a GIF. Editing a GIF frame-by-frame isn’t that …

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How to disable JavaScript in Chrome

A common hack to get around pop-ups that block websites e.g. sign-in or sign-up prompts is to disable JavaScript. The prompt appears because of it and if you disable it from running in your browser, it will no longer be able to block access to the website. While it’s easy …

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