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How to Back Up Your iPhone

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Gone are the days of not needing a smartphone. Your iPhone is so much more than just a screen for texting. Today, smartphones are everything. They’re how we get work done, stay on top of the crazy news cycle, rock out, keep in touch with friends and family, and capture life’s most important moments. Carrying […]

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What Does a 120-Hz Refresh Rate Mean, Anyway?

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Many of our favorite TVs and monitors today boast displays with high refresh rates that promise smoother onscreen action and a sharper picture. The latest iPhone 13 Pro models can reach a 120-Hz refresh rate, as can several phones running Google’s Android OS.  High refresh rates are also talked about a lot in gaming, where […]

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How to Make Podcasts Better for People With Hearing Loss

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The average American listens to over 16 hours of online audio content—like podcasts—each week. That’s 17 percent more than last year. But not everyone finds it easy to listen. Most people who have hearing loss are able to access podcasts: While 1 in every 6 adults in the UK is affected by some hearing loss, […]

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Tips for Learning to Type With One Hand

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Comfort and posture are vital for anyone working with one arm for this reason. This is why I find Bluetooth keyboards to be the most accessible to one-handed users. Not only are there a variety of choices, but a Bluetooth keyboard can be repositioned and moved around to find an angle that feels most comfortable […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Face Mascne

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You may have thought masks would soon be a thing of the past. But as the Delta and Gamma Covid-19 variants spread, it’s starting to feel like we’re back to March of 2020. With masks come something else: mascne, or mask acne, an unfortunate side effect of daily mask-wearing. You may have noticed an uptick […]

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Virtual Reality Lets You Travel Anywhere—New or Old

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When I returned to Chicago, I longed for a way to hold onto the motherland beyond the clattering of my waist beads. After all your vacation days or travel money are exhausted, virtual reality may be the next best way to visit the destinations that have been lighting up your social timeline, or are on […]

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Move Over, Topo Chico: How to Make Your Own Sparkling Water

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Sorry, Perrier: Anyone who has washed down a taco al pastor knows that Topo Chico is the king of the sparkling waters. Unfortunately, thanks to thick glass bottles and shipping fees from Mexico, this slick, bubbly masterpiece is much spendier than La Croix.  After a few years scarfing Mission burritos in the San Francisco Bay […]

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How to Make Remote Learning Work for Your Children

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When you’re looking at your school’s plans, don’t forget to account for the time you, or other adults, will need to spend supervising. The younger the child, the more help they’ll need. K12 suggests budgeting 4 to 6 hours a day to help your kid if they’re younger than the fifth grade. Older children will […]

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How to Cut Your Hair at Home

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So your hair is getting long. Most salons reopened when vaccines became available, but with a new variant spreading around, you may feel more cautious. You may also have a difficult time finding an appointment. Stylists will advise you to avoid getting too zealous with your scissors, but sometimes you’re left with no choice but […]