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8 Tips for Improving Your Site Speed

8 Tips for Improving Your Site Speed

Hint: all of them are free and most take less than 5 minute to apply Google PageSpeed insights results page We are not going to give you a lengthy explanation about the importance of your website’s speed, because we value your time. If you are not sure how important it is, let’s …

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How to Check if TRIM Is Enabled for Your SSD (and Enable It if It Isn’t)

Windows 7 and above are set to automatically enable TRIM on solid-state drives. You shouldn’t need to worry about enabling TRIM yourself. But, if you want to double-check that Windows has enabled TRIM, you can. When TRIM is enabled, Windows will send an instruction to your solid-state drive every time you …

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How to Locate Your Lost Phone with the Amazon Echo

It’s all too easy to lose your phone around the house, especially if you’re prone to losing things in general. However, your Amazon Echo can help you find it using a neat third-party service. You can accomplish this with IFTTT. If you haven’t used IFTTT before, check out our guide to getting started …

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How to Watch TV Through Your Xbox One, Even Without Cable

Microsoft has downplayed the Xbox One’s TV features since its launch, but the Xbox One still offers useful TV integration. It’s even been enhanced: You no longer need a cable or satellite subscription to watch TV. You can watch TV for free with an antenna. If you have an Xbox …

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Geek Trivia: The Oldest Digital Library Is Known As?

Answer: Project Gutenberg While it may not be the biggest digital library today, Project Gutenberg has the distinction of being the first. Back in 1971, decades before digital books and carrying them around on ebook readers would enter the public consciousness, Michael Hart, then a student at the University of …

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The Best Third-Party Alexa Skills on the Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo can do a lot of neat stuff, but its built-in features are just the tip of the iceberg. With third-party “Skills”, you can add further capabilities to the Echo, like adding events to your Google Calendar and even ordering pizza. There are over 1,000 third-party Skills that you …

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How to Reset Your ConnectSense Smart Outlet

The ConnectSense is a great smart outlet, but if you want to factory reset it in order to give it away–or if you just need to connect it to a new Wi-Fi network–here’s how to reset the device and start over from scratch. The ConnectSense Smart Outlet doesn’t allow users to …

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Geek Trivia: Which Of These Fruits And Vegetables Is Composed Of The Most Water?

Answer: Cucumber They might seem like they’re the most water-filled fruit or vegetable, but despite their name, watermelons are only 92 percent water (which is, in fairness, pretty darn water-filled). The title of most water-filled fruit or vegetable, by contrast, is a tie between the cucumber and iceberg lettuce, both …

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Is ATA the Same as IDE/PATA or SATA?

When you are shopping for a new hard drive, it can sometimes be a bit confusing when similar, or not so similar terminology is all mixed together in the product’s description. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question. Today’s Question & …

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How to Restart Your Nest Thermostat If It Becomes Unresponsive

The Nest Thermostat is a piece of hardware with circuitry and an operating system, just like any computer. That means it’s also susceptible to crashing, freezing, and other problems. Here’s how to restart the Nest Thermostat if it ever becomes unresponsive. That’s perhaps one of the drawbacks of a smart …

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