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What I’ve Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years

Today is Pi Day and what better way to celebrate everyone’s favorite mathematical constant than by taking a look back at everyone’s favorite $35 hobbyist computer, the Raspberry Pi. Since the launch of the Raspberry Pi, I’ve written an absurd number of guides, blogs, and an already outdated book on the variety of…

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Reboot Your Kindle Once In a While

Is your Kindle feeling sluggish? Does it seems like it takes a little longer to change the page then it used to? That doesn’t mean there’s some technical problem. It means it’s time to reboot it.

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Reboot Your Kindle Once In a While

Is your Kindle feeling sluggish? Does it seems like it takes a little longer to change the page then it used to? That doesn’t mean there’s some technical problem. It means it’s time to reboot it.

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How to Make Sure Google Home Has Your Correct Address

Google recently released its own home voice assistant, the aptly named Google Home. It can do all kinds of interesting things, but some of its features may not work well if your home or work addresses aren’t properly set up to begin with.

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Change Whether Your Mac Automatically Reboots After a System Freeze or Not

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By default, your Mac should reboot if it freezes. This is good for most of us, but that auto restart can make troubleshooting difficult for advanced users. OS X Daily shows you how to change it with a Terminal command.

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Change Whether Your Mac Automatically Reboots After a System Freeze or Not

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By default, your Mac should reboot if it freezes. This is good for most of us, but that auto restart can make troubleshooting difficult for advanced users. OS X Daily shows you how to change it with a Terminal command.

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Fix This Weird File Saving Bug In MS Office for Mac By Eliminating the Forward Slash

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MS Office on Mac has a very weird problem: if you try to save a file with a forward slash (/) in it, it errors out. Good news though, Macworld points out that you can rename that file to fix the issue.

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This All-In-One System Rescue Toolkit Has Just the Right Tools to Troubleshoot Your PC

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There’s no shortage of system rescue and repair discs
you can download and keep handy for when your PC gives you problems, but this one, from reader Paul, is streamlined, simple, and has only a few effective tools on it (and no bloat!)

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This All-In-One System Rescue Toolkit Has Just the Right Tools to Troubleshoot Your PC

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There’s no shortage of system rescue and repair discs
you can download and keep handy for when your PC gives you problems, but this one, from reader Paul, is streamlined, simple, and has only a few effective tools on it (and no bloat!)

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What to Look for in OS X Crash Reporter When Diagnosing a Crash

Crash reports are nearly impossible for most of us to understand, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make sense of them. Over on MacIssues, they point to a few things to look for in those crash reports on OS X so you can actually figure out the problem.

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