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How to turn on Dark Mode in Slack

Dark Mode inverts system colours, reducing strain on battery life and on your eyes. It also looks pretty cool. The customisation option has now been added to Slack’s mobile apps for Android and iPhone. Here’s how to turn it on.

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How to play PS4 games on your iPhone with PS4 Remote Play

It’s not exactly like having ‘Apex Legends’ on the iPhone itself, but it’s the next best thing.

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How Word translates text between languages

Microsoft Word can translate a word, sentence, paragraph, or an entire document into 62 languages with a few clicks. Here's how.

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How to see your true cellular signal strength with the iPhone Field Test app

Signal bars don’t tell you as much as you think. If you really want to know the strength of your cell signal, use this hidden app.

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How to use Wireless PowerShare on the Galaxy S10 to charge your Galaxy Buds or another phone

The Samsung Galaxy S10 has a new feature called Wireless PowerShare that lets you turn your phone into a Qi charging pad. Here's how to use it.

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Cord cutting: A beginner's guide

How to cut the cord: All the devices, services, and knowledge you need to ditch cable and save money.

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How to go incognito in Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge

While 'incognito' mode in any of the big four web browsers offers a measure of privacy, it doesn't completely hide your tracks online. Here's how the feature works, and how to use it.

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Chromebook cheat sheet: How to get started

Got a new Chromebook? This guide will help you navigate the ever-expanding world of Chromebook apps and figure out how to make the most of Chrome OS.

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How to add music to your PowerPoint presentations

Play background music across all the slides

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How to send anonymous emails

How to create an anonymous email account that's not connected to your daily identity.

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How to rip (copy) Blu-ray and other movies, so you can stream and archive them

As long as movies have been distributed on home media, buyers have wanted to back them up or copy them to media that's more convenient for playback or streaming. We trace the history, how copy protection works, and how to circumvent...

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How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity badges

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.

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Samsung's One UI: Six tips and tricks for mastering Android 9 on the Galaxy S9 and S10

One Ui is a massive change for Samsung's phones. Here's how to get the most out of it on your Galaxy S9 and S10.

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Can Excel convert currency? Using the EUROTOOL.XLAM Excel Add-in

Excel can convert currency given the right tools. Here's how to use the Excel Add-In called EUROTOOL.XLAM 

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What is ERP? Key features of top enterprise resource planning systems

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software standardizes, streamlines and integrates business processes across finance, human resources, procurement, distribution and other departments. Here's what you need to know about these key IT...

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Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? How to freeze panes and split screens

Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? Yes: Here's how to freeze and unfreeze columns and rows.

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DDoS explained: How distributed denial of service attacks are evolving

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when attackers attempt to make it impossible for a service to be delivered, typically by drowning a system with requests for data. They have been part of the criminal toolbox for twenty...

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Can PowerPoint speak aloud & read the text in my slideshows?

Yes, with the Speak command (aka Text to Speech feature)

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