How to Keep Netflix From Accidentally Racking Up Your Data Bill

Keep Netflix accidentally charging Netflix is most known for how easy it is to binge-watch all of its shows, but that can be extremely dangerous for your wallet if you watch Netflix on the go with your smartphone. If your Wi-Fi connection ever drops, you could end up unknowningly streaming gigabytes of data through your mobile network — and racking up hundreds of dollars on your next mobile bill. This is one reason why some people refuse to subscribe to

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How to Reduce the Size of Microsoft Office Documents That Contain Images

Even in these times of fast internet connections, huge hard drives, and loads of free cloud storage, file size sometimes matters. You might have a limit to the size of files you can send or receive via email, or you might be running low on thumb drive space. Whatever the reason, if you have Office documents that include images, you might be able to significantly reduce the size of those files.Office already works behind the scenes to help keep files sizes small.

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Advertise to Your WordPress Visitors from Facebook

WordPress Visitors In this article, and the attached video, I will walk you through the process of allowing Facebook to “collect” the visitors of your WordPress web site into an “audience” that you can later advertise to from Facebook. First though, why would you want to do this? Well, when people visit your web site, they often arrive there from a variety of means, and the first page they visit can realistically be any public page on the web site.

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How to Switch Your Nest Thermostat from Heating to Cooling (and Vice Versa)

With the warmer weather finally arriving, many households are switching their thermostats from heating to cooling. Here’s how to do it on the Nest Thermostat.The Nest Thermostat allows you to control and manage the device remotely from your smartphone, and it even comes with learning capabilities that can learn your habits and patterns and eventually automatically adjust the thermostat for you. However, sometimes it can be the littlest of features that are hard to find.Case in point: how do you

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Track Your Kids and Stop Worrying with These GPS Trackers

One of the toughest decisions a parent can make in the digital world is whether to track their young children using GPS devices.There are plenty of products already on the market which serve this purpose. Which are best? That depends on many factors including distance, compatibility, durability, and price.By definition, a GPS device needs to work beyond a Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connection. Be very careful as there are a few trackers on the market that don’t offer this type of

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How to Erase and Format a USB Drive on Your Mac

Macs support a variety of file systems. By default, they format disks with the Mac-only OS X Extended file system. But, if you plan on using an external drive with both Macs and PCs, you should format the disk with the exFAT file system instead.So how do you know if your USB drive is using the right format? You don’t need to do anything special with Disk Utility–just plug in your USB drive and open the Finder. Right-click or Control-click the drive’s icon in the Finder’s

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How to Play Video and Music Files on Your Xbox One

How to Play Video and Music Files on Your Xbox One The Xbox One has integrated TV features and support for streaming media apps like Netflix and Hulu, but that isn’t where it ends. You can play video and music files you’ve ripped or downloaded by plugging in a USB drive or streaming them over your local network. This is made possible by the Xbox Media Player app, which Microsoft released about nine months after the Xbox One was released. Sony also

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How to Re-Enable Hibernation in Windows 8 and 10

Hibernation  If you’re a fan of hibernating your computer, you’ve likely noticed that neither Windows 8 or Windows 10 offer hibernate as a default power menu option. Don’t worry, it’s really simple to bring the hibernate option back. Readers unfamiliar with hibernation mode may be curious why so many people miss the feature and want it back. While we’ve written about it in detail before, a short summary is in order. You’re probably familiar with sleep mode, which puts your

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Why Your Photos Don’t Always Appear Correctly Rotated

Ever wonder why some photos look correct in some programs, but appear sideways or upside down in others? That’s because there are two different ways a photo can be rotated, and not every program is on the same page.Traditionally, computers have always rotated images by moving the actual pixels in the image. Digital cameras didn’t bother rotating images automatically. So, even if you used a camera and held it vertically to take a photo in portrait mode, that photo would be saved

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Total War: Warhammer system requirements

Total War: Warhammer system requirements Meanwhile, on the system specs front, here’s what you’ll need for minimum settings, which CA define as “Around 15-25 FPS on campaign map and in a 1v1, 20 units vs 20 units battle, default graphics preset set to ‘Low’”: Operating System: Windows 7 64Bit Processor: Intel Core 2 RAM: 3GB Hard Drive: 35 GB Video Card: (DirectX 11) AMD Radeon HD 5770 1024MB | NVIDIA GTS 450 1024MB | Intel HD4000 Fairly friendly, though those

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