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Hackintosh: Should you build one?

Consider the pros and cons before you embark on the journey of building your own Mac.

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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming

Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.

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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac mini

You can build your own Mac, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort. A whole lot of effort.

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How to remove malware from your Windows PC

Has a malware infection taken your PC hostage? Here's how to clean it out and restore your PC to a pristine state.

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How to search Google: 10 advanced tips and tricks

Google's search powers are far and wide. Here are some hidden tricks that will help you find what you need faster.

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How to switch from Mac to PC, part 6: Which Mac users should do it

Switching from Mac to PC is a big deal, and some people should—and others shouldn't. Here's what to consider if you're on the fence.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 6 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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How to manage your digital music library

It doesn’t matter how big your music collection is if you can’t find the tunes you want. This in-depth guide will help.

How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

If you're experiencing weird glitches with your Mac, this troubleshooting step may help.

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Target Display Mode not supported by new iMacs

The new iMac can't be used as an external display for another Mac.

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How to set up a wireless router

These tips will make your wireless router installation even easier.

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10 tips for making self-evaluations meaningful

Whether you think your company uses the information or not, self-evaluations are a necessary device for professional development. Here’s how to make the most of the dreaded self-evaluation process.

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How to use Google Home to stream video to your TV and music to your speakers

Google's smart oracle is as effective at streaming video and music as it is answering trivia questions.

Use your TV as a computer monitor: Everything you need to know

Will that big, sexy screen look as good on your desk as it does in your living room? Let's dig into the specifics of using an HDTV with your PC.

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5 things to do before giving an old iPhone or iPad to your kid

Don't hand over an aging iOS device to your eager youngster before doing a little kid-proofing first.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Windows 10 makes it easy to download and use an ISO file to reinstall the operating system. We’ll show you how to do it.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Putting an ISO file of Windows 10 on disc is your insurance against PC troubles. Here's how to get it.

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How to make a Windows 10 bootable USB drive

Microsoft makes it easy, assuming you have a Windows 10 license. You do, don't you?

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