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How to unblock blocked websites

Governments, schools, and businesses sometimes block websites in an attempt to reduce distractions, conserve bandwidth, or censor content. If you're willing to risk circumventing such limitations, here's how to do it.

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Lowe’s will shut down its Iris by Lowe’s smart home platform on March 31

Consumers who purchased Iris by Lowe’s components that can’t be used with other systems can file for compensation.

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Will HDR kill your OLED TV?

With HDR requiring considerably more brightness from OLED elements, will lifespan be significantly reduced? Can OLED's reduced luminance over time still provide the HDR effect?

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How to upgrade your laptop's RAM

You can significantly improve your laptop PC's performance by adding RAM, especially if you're running a 64-bit version of Windows.

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How to fix your Wi-Fi network

Whether your PC isn't connecting to the internet, or your wireless connection is inconsistent, or your device keeps joining the wrong network, we have answers to common Wi-Fi issues.

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