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How to Sync Files and Folders to OneDrive

Cloud storage platforms are a great way to store and safeguard important files and folders, and Microsoft OneDrive is one of the best platforms for the job. Offering numerous ways to back up Windows and Microsoft 365 content, the OneDrive suite is available for Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, Kindle, and Xbox One, so you definitely won’t have to worry about compatibility. If OneDrive sounds like a backup tool you’re interested in using, you might be curious as to how you’ll go about syncing files and folders to…

How to take a screenshot using a Microsoft Surface

Whether you want to capture friends and relatives making funny faces on Skype or need accessible photos of online resources or programs, screenshots benefit users in many ways. Since the Surface Pros are a bit different than other 2-in-1 laptops, however, you may find yourself wondering how to take a screenshot on one. Here, we take the mystery out of the But what if you want to take a screenshot on a tablet? Most methods for doing so feature capturing an image via a button combination or tool. For Microsoft…

How to extend your Wi-Fi range with another router

Wi-Fi makes it easy to connect your laptop, smartphone, gaming console, and more to the internet without the need for pesky cables. However, folks with large homes that span multiple floors have probably run into reception issues in rooms far away from the router. Wi-Fi routers work best across short distances – meaning far-flung rooms or outdoor locations might not be able to properly connect to the internet. Thankfully, you can use a second Wi-Fi router to boost your signal throughout your property and eliminate…

How to Format SD cards on Mac (and Common Issues and Fixes)

SD cards are incredibly versatile and can be used across a wide range of devices. However, most SD cards need to be formatted before they can be properly used on a new laptop or camera. If you don't format the card, you'll likely run into compatibility issues and problems storing all your files. Formatting is also a great option if your card is receiving errors, as it'll essentially return it to its factory settings. Need help performing the task? Here's how to format SD cards on Mac. The process is rather simple…

How to make a contact group on an iPhone

iPhone has a bunch of cool features, but few are as useful as contact groups. As of iOS 16, Apple lets you pool contacts together into groups, making it easy to spam out messages to family, friends, or colleagues without needing to tinker with a bunch of clunky settings. You don't even need any extra software or apps – as long as you're running iOS 16 or later, you can quickly make a contact group on your iPhone. In this guide, we'll show you exactly how to create a contact group on your iPhone, how to send…

Is this cheap Android phone better than the Galaxy S24? I found out

Andy Boxall / Digital Trends Before I put my SIM card in the Redmi Note 13 Pro Plus, I had seen several reports and YouTube videos claiming it would be a great purchase if you didn’t want to buy an expensive smartphone like the Samsung Galaxy S24 or even the Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max. Wow, I thought: It must be really special. While it’s not especially cheap, the latest Redmi phone does look like a good value, at least on paper. Well, it is quite good, but there’s absolutely no reason to buy it if you can stretch to a…

How to Print a PowerPoint Presentation with Notes

PowerPoint makes it easy to give a great presentation thanks to intuitive software that lets anyone craft an eye-catching deck. What's even better, however, is the option to use Presenter View. This lets you leave notes for yourself that can be viewed on your computer screen while everyone else is only seeing your presentation. However, if you're worried about a technical hiccup taking down your slide or don’t want to be glued to the computer, you'll probably want to print out your PowerPoint presentation with…

How to choose the best gaming laptop in 2024

Jacob Roach / Digital Trends / Jacob Roach / Digital Trends Gaming laptops used to all look the same. For the most part, they were thick, loud, and ugly. Not so today. There’s a huge range of diversity in gaming laptops, which range from elegant portables to bombastic heavyweights. Considering the complexities of balancing performance, portability, and good looks makes it a hard enough decision to start with. Throw in the fact that, increasingly, people are also using their gaming laptop for work and school — and you…

The cheapest Alienware gaming laptop worth buying today

Jacob Roach / Digital Trends Alienware, Dell’s gaming-focused brand, has made a name for itself among gamers for its powerful and stylish machines, but that also means they’re usually expensive, even with the discounts from gaming laptop deals. Here’s an offer that you probably would think is worth buying though — the Alienware x14 R2 at $400 off, which pulls its price from Dell down to $1,600 from $2,000. It’s still not what you’d call affordable, but if you can stretch your budget for it, this device will be worth…

White House warns against using these programming languages

Intel Some of developers’ favorite programming languages cause the biggest security risk for systems that require the utmost safety, according to the White House. The government sanctioned Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD), recently released a report detailing that it is recommending that developers use various “memory-safe programming languages.” This list happens to exclude popular languages, such as C and C++, which have been deemed to have flaws in their memory safety that make them security risks. As…