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How to Use the stat Command on Linux


The Linux stat command shows you much more detail than ls does. Take a peek behind the curtain with this informative and configurable utility. We’ll show you how to use it.

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What Is “Project Connected Home Over IP” for Smart Homes?


Project Connected Home over IP is a new industry group announced by Apple, Google, Amazon, and the ZigBee Alliance. The group will create a new unifying standard for smart home devices, and that’s a big deal. Here’s why.

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Want New Year's Resolutions to Stick? Crowd Out Bad Behaviors


The New Year is right around the corner, and with that means assessing our habits—the good and the bad. Here’s a different approach: try implementing positive behaviors, which will naturally leave little room for the bad ones to exist. Don’t believe us? Read on.

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Everything You Need to Play, Rip, or Write Blu-Rays and DVDs


DVDs and Blu-ray discs aren’t useless yet. There’s something nice about owning what you pay for, and Blu-ray quality beats streaming by a long shot. But discs are more inconvenient than ever. If you want the best of both worlds, you’ll need to know how to play, rip, and write DVDs and Blu-ray discs on your computer.

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What Does “DAE” Mean, and How Do You Use It?


DAE is a semi-popular internet slang term you might see on Reddit or Twitter. But what does it mean, where did it come from, and how do you use it?

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Hungover? Here Are Some Snacks That Might Actually Help


The holidays are here and so are the boozy celebrations: A hangover or two are on the horizon. While there’s no cure for such misery, these foods could help alleviate the painful aftermath of last night’s party. 

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Geek Trivia: The World’s Most Extravagant New Year’s Fireworks Display Takes Place Where?

Geek Trivia: Traditionally, The Irish Scare Away Spirits On New Year’s With?

The 7 Best Alternatives to Ring Products


Ring, an Amazon-owned security company, has a reputation problem right now. Between blaming users for security problems Ring could prevent, and a less than transparent relationship with law enforcement, it’s hard to recommend anything from the company. Thankfully, you can find plenty of alternatives to Ring products, whether it’s cameras, lights, or security. Here are seven suggestions to consider.

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How to Share Your Mac’s Screen with Another Mac


Because Macs have built-in screen-sharing, you can share your screen with another Mac over your local network via the integrated VNC server, or over the internet via iMessage. Third-party apps, like TeamViewer, work on both macOS and Windows, too.

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Geek Trivia: Which Gemstone Was Believed To Protect The Wearer From Drunkenness?

How to Avoid the Dreaded Red Wine Headache


For many people, a glass of vino is simultaneously a delightful treat and the bane of their existence. If you’re familiar with the all-too-common “red-wine headache,” here’s what causes it, and how you can prevent it.

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The 5 Best Smart Home Hubs


Every smart home needs a brain—a single unit that can tie all the smart devices together and provide a single source of control. Choosing a smart home hub can be difficult. Whatever you choose opens up some possibilities, and closes others. Knowing what kind of smart home features you need will help narrow down your choices. Here are five great options.

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How to Voice Chat in Nintendo Switch Games


The Nintendo Switch doesn’t have a built-in microphone, which makes voice chatting while playing online games quite complicated. However, there are still a few ways you can talk to your teammates on the Switch. Here’s how to do it.

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Geek Trivia: Before The Word Scientist Was Coined, Scientists Were Called What?

7 Delicious Hot Drinks for Dark Cold Months


Grab your blanket and comfy socks, put on a binge-worthy show, and make yourself one of these hot, yummy drinks. They’ll make you feel just as warm and fuzzy on the inside as you do on the outside!

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How to Set Up Your New Mac


Macs have a pretty simple setup process, and Apple’s macOS will walk you through what you need to do. But that’s just one part of the setup process. Here’s a checklist of things you should do to set up your Mac after clicking through the basics.

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The 8 Best Planners to Kick Off the New Decade


Whether you’re dealing with a busy work schedule, juggling a bunch of classes, or just trying to stay on the ball, a planner is essential for managing your time. And if you’ve never used one before, then you might as well start with the new decade. Here are eight great planners for 2020.

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Geek Trivia: Chocolate Milk Originated In?

How to Get a Refund From the Apple App Store


No matter how much research you do, there is always the chance of getting something that doesn’t work as advertised. That’s when you’re likely to need a refund, and even though Apple doesn’t advertise this, you can indeed get refunds from the App Store.

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