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Why Do Alkaline Batteries Leak?

It happens to the best of us: You open a gadget and see crusty white powder and sometimes metal corrosion inside. Your alkaline batteries have leaked! But why does it always happen? We’ll get to the bottom of it. Under … Continue reading

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What Is Wi-Fi Calling and Should You Use It?

If your home or office has spotty cellular coverage, Wi-Fi calling is a nifty little solution that can make your life a lot easier. Here’s everything you need to know about Wi-Fi calling, and how to start using it. Voice … Continue reading

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How To Fix an iPhone That Won’t Turn On

When your iPhone won’t turn on, there could be several different issues causing this problem. If you have an iPhone that won’t power up properly or is glitched and stuck, we’ll show you what you can do about it. Read … Continue reading

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Stop Shutting Down Your Windows PC

If you’re in the habit of completely shutting down your Windows PC on a regular basis, you might be inconveniencing yourself unnecessarily. Windows 10 and Windows 11 include more effective methods of saving power—and they also save you time. Here’s … Continue reading

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How to install the Google Play Store on an Amazon Fire Tablet

Amazon Fire Tablets restrict you to the Amazon Appstore, but runs on Fire OS, a custom version of Android. That means, that you can install the Play Store and gain access to millions of Android apps and games, including Google apps like Gmail, … Continue reading

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Does Paint Expire?

Yes, paint does expire, but when it expires depends on the type of paint. You may not find an actual expiration date on the packaging, so how can you tell if your paint is still good? Basics on Paint Types … Continue reading

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Classic BlackBerry phones will stop working January 4

(CNN) You soon won’t be able to use that old BlackBerry phone sitting at the bottom of your drawer somewhere.
Starting Tuesday, January 4, the company will stop running support for its classic devices running BlackBerry 10, 7.1 OS and earlier. This means all of its older devices not running on Android software will no longer be able to use data, send text messages, access the internet or make calls, even to 911. Continue reading

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What is a Network Adaptor?

If you’ve ever tried to fix a networking issue, you’ve likely come across discussions about network adapters. So what are they, and why does your computer need them? Let’s take a closer look. Click the link below to continue reading. … Continue reading

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Why Is There a Colored Block on My Toothpaste Tube?

There’s a curious little detail on your toothpaste: a colored block right at the top seam. Given that it’s truly just a small, colored square, does it serve any real purpose? It does! https://www.lifesavvy.com/89651/why-is-there-a-colored-block-on-my-toothpaste-tube/

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Forget Humidity, Dew Point is how it really feels

Pretty much every weather app has a percentage listed for “humidity.” The full name for this metric is “relative humidity.”  Continue reading

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