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Mac not going to sleep? This might fix it!

For the past few months, I have struggled with an issue that would prevent both my iMac and MacBook Pro from going to sleep or activating the screen saver. The fact that the display on neither of my two Macs would turn off after a set time drove me nuts, but the worst thing was […]

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How to Hide Posts or Pages in WordPress

In this article, I’ll demonstrate advanced techniques to hide posts or pages in WordPress from the main blogroll, home page, archive pages, search results, and RSS feeds without a dedicated third-party plugin. Why hide posts or pages in WordPress? There are numerous reasons why you would want to hide posts or pages from specific areas […]

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Top 15 SEO strategies and techniques for bloggers

In this article, I will share with you the best SEO strategies and techniques and how to optimize your blog for search engines. Using SEO on WordPress as an example, I will show you a combination of simple and advances techniques to improve the ranking of your blog on Google and other major search engines. I […]

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5 Simple steps to fix email problems on your Mac or iPhone

Here are five simple steps you can take if you are unable to send emails, if you are unable to receive emails, or if you are unable to delete emails on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. Even though I am using macOS and iOS as examples, you can apply most of the solutions I describe in this article […]

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How to start a blog with WordPress – Beginners Guide

If you are new to blogging and would like to learn how to get started with a blog, then continue reading! This beginners guide explains how to start a blog with WordPress, what plugins you should install, and more. I started blogging in 2012 and knew little about it. As a result, I made many mistakes […]

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How to get to know yourself better by cutting out noise

In this guest blog, the artist Jeremy Gilbertson offers practical suggestions of how to get to know yourself better. By cutting out noise, Jeremy demonstrates how to find time for oneself and others. Everybody has an inner voice. The challenge lies in our ability to discern its light tones amidst an orchestra of competing noise that […]

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How to protect your home network from hackers with CUJO

In this article, I will show you tips and tricks on how to protect your home network and connected devices from hackers. So you don’t become the victim of a cyber attack. I will also introduce you to CUJO, a smart home firewall for your entire home network. Reviewed Brands and Products CUJO Smart Firewall […]

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How to balance your life, career, and a side hustle

Although being an entrepreneur and having a side hustle is “in-style” nowadays, they are rarely as glamorous as portrayed on social media and television. If you searched #entrepreneur or #sidehustle on Instagram, you would see nothing but beaches, piles of money, and expensive cars. Unfortunately, this is not reality for 99.8% of entrepreneurs and people […]

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How to position WiFi routers for perfect coverage with AmpliFi

In this article, I will share some tips on how to correctly position WiFi routers to improve your home’s WiFi coverage significantly. I will also talk about a new web app from AmpliFi, called the AmpliFi Web Controller, that can help you with finding the perfect position for your WiFi equipment based on your home’s […]

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Proven tips on how to overcome jet lag quicker with AYO

When you travel long distances on an airplane, it is common to struggle with adjusting your body’s circadian rhythm to the new time zone. Most travelers commonly refer to that phenomenon as jet lag. In this article, I will introduce you to AYO, an exciting new gadget that promises to help you overcome jet lag […]

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iOS 11 – How to use the new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggles in Control Center

With iOS 11, Apple brought much-needed updates to the Control Center. While most toggles are relatively self-explanatory, you may be surprised to learn how the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggle work. In this article, I will explain how to use the Airplane Mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Cellular Data toggles. Airplane Mode Airplane Mode works as you would […]

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Apple Watch Series 3 LTE – How to fix the authentication error on T-Mobile

I purchased my new Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE on launch day, but couldn’t activate LTE on it because of an authentication error. After ten days of back and forth with T-Mobile support, I figured out a solution. In this article, I will tell you how to fix the activation error and enable LTE […]

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How to copy the path of any file or folder in Finder (macOS)

If you are working in a team that is using shared (Dropbox) folders to collaborate, it’s sometimes necessary to point team members to where they can find an individual file or folder. Instead of sending them a link that opens in a browser, I often just want to point them to a particular file they […]

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This is how to change the icon of files and folders in macOS

Did you know that you can change the icon of files and folders in macOS? If you did not, in this article I will show you how it is done! Out of the box, macOS uses a generic blue icon for folders. That’s perfectly fine as you can always identify the folder by its name. […]

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macOS: How to print to PDF via keyboard shortcut from any application

macOS offers multiple options to print to PDF. In fact, you can save almost every file as PDF, regardless of if the application supports saving to PDF or not. In this article, I will show you how to quickly print to PDF using a keyboard shortcut and automatically save the PDF in a particular folder. […]

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