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How to fix Chrome sync pausing and asking to sign in

Chrome’s sync feature can sync bookmarks, your browsing history, passwords, and it even lets you access the tabs you have open across other devices. It’s exceptionally useful and once you have it set up, you tend to get used to it always working and ensuring a seamless transition between different …

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How to import Microsoft Office files in Google Docs

Web apps don’t really compare to desktop apps when it comes to features. This is because they rely on your browser and its capabilities to work. Even through browsers continue to improve with each version, they still can’t run desktop apps. That said, web apps aren’t useless and are in …

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How To Save Twitter Bookmarks In Firefox

A while back, Twitter added a pretty useful feature called ‘bookmarks‘. Unfortunately, this feature still hasn’t been rolled out to the desktop version of the website. This means that while users can save tweets as bookmarks from their phones, they can’t access them from the desktop. There’s a work around …

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How to disable up next video on Facebook [Firefox]

Auto-playing videos have become a thing. Websites like Facebook and YouTube will automatically play the next, suggested video for you in a bid to keep you engaged (and unproductive). With YouTube, you can turn off auto-play for the next video but there’s no way to disable the up next video …

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How to disable media key control in Chrome

Chrome 73 added a small new feature whereby the media keys on your laptop’s keyboard, or your external keyboard can play/pause media that’s playing in the browser. What this means is that if you have a video playing on YouTube, or you’re watching Netflix in Chrome, the play/pause keys will …

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How to use Chrome picture in picture mode

Picture in picture mode is useful and Chrome’s just added it. You can now play most videos in a floating player outside of Chrome. This is a feature that was added in Chrome 70 so if you haven’t updated your browser just yet, this is a good reason to. Here’s …

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How to schedule messages on Slack

Slack is one the best messaging apps targeting work places. Most people know it as the fun messaging app where you can send GIFs but it’s actually really great at finding and retrieving links and images that have been shared over various channels. There’s also the fact that it’s highly …

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How to screenshot YouTube videos [Firefox]

Screenshot tools are absurdly common both for the desktop and for browsers. In fact, you can even find tools that let you take screenshots of your desktop and entire websites from the terminal/command prompt. If you have a very specific screenshot need i.e., you need to screenshot YouTube videos, and …

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How to convert a CSV file to VCF to transfer contacts

Contacts apps, good ones, make it easy to import or export contacts from other apps, services, and devices. They normally do this via CSV or VCF files. VCF files are the more commonly used format when it comes to importing or exporting contacts. CSV is less common. If you have …

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How to fix add-ons disabled in Firefox

A bug has affected add-ons in Firefox causing them to be disabled. The problem is being caused by security certificate expiring. This certificate is used to sign quite a few add-ons and since it has expired, the add-ons are being disabled. There are two fixes for the add-ons disabled in …

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