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You Can Now Pin Instagram Comments to Your Posts

Instagram now lets you pin comments to the top of posts. You can pin up to three comments on an individual post, helping you set the tone for the conversation. This is another way in which Instagram is helping to combat online bullying on its platform. Instagram started testing this feature in May 2020, at the same time it let you delete Instagram...

New Snapchat Features You Need to Know About and May Have Missed

Few apps are updated quite as dramatically as Snapchat. The app’s last major update happened in 2017, and while this oft-maligned redesign famously lost the platform millions of users, Snapchat’s minor updates tend to be less controversial. Unfortunately, they can also be harder to understand at first glance. Whether you’re new to the app, or just...

9 Ways to Speed Up Steam and Download Games Faster

Steam is the number one choice for PC gaming. The digital distribution channel and online community is home to most games—but sometimes it runs slow. If you’re keen to start playing this can be frustrating. To help, we’ve compiled the best tips to stop Steam throttling download speeds and other performance tweaks for faster gaming. 1. Close All Other...

7 Cheap PopSockets Phone Grip Alternatives

Everywhere you go, you’ll see a PopSocket stuck to the back to someone’s phone. PopSockets definitely come in handy when you want to get a better grip on your phone, but they’re not for everyone. In case you want to distance yourself from the PopSockets trend, you’ll be happy to hear that there are plenty of cheap PopSockets alternatives. For affordable...

The Best Way to Give a Keynote Presentation Over Zoom or Skype

When working remotely, you may need to deliver a Keynote presentation over Zoom, Skype, or other video conferencing apps. This is daunting at first—especially if you aren’t tech savvy—but there are two simple methods you can use to do it. Keynote Live is the best option, which lets you share your presentation slides with anyone online. If that isn’t...

How to Do More With Windows 10 Using PowerToys

PowerToys are a collection of free utilities for Windows 10 power users. It aims to streamline the Windows experience for greater productivity. PowerToys first launched for Windows 95, then Windows XP, and is now back as an open-source project for Windows 10. PowerToys lets you bulk rename files, batch resize images, quick launch applications, and...

Improve Your Emotional Intelligence and Self-Awareness With This $35 Course Bundle

Being able to understand both yourself and other people is valuable in all walks of life. These skills come naturally to some people, but everyone can improve. The Emotional Intelligence & Decision-Making Bundle helps you develop your own mental abilities, with 13 hours of eye-opening classes. You can get the bundle now for just $34.99 at MakeUseOf...

5 Personal & Financial Tools for Freelancers Anywhere to Achieve Success

What do you need to have a successful freelance career? Start with these helpful resources for independent contractors and freelancers to make the most of the gig economy. You can be your own boss with unparalleled freedom. But that elbowroom comes with its own challenges. You need to know the right tools to stay productive and hit deadlines. You need...

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Now Support Dark Mode

You can now use a dark theme on Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. At least on Android. These apps will respect your Android system settings, enabling dark mode by default, but you can also enable or disable dark mode for each app manually. How to Use Dark Mode on Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Like many other apps, Google Docs, Slides,...

Binary vs. Source Packages: Which Should You Use?

Regardless of the package manager you use, there are two broad ways of installing programs on Linux. You either use a pre-built package, or you compile the program yourself. These days, the former usually wins out by default, but there are times when you may want to consider compiling from the source coude. What Are Binary Packages? Installing programs...

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