How to Create a Floating Netflix Player on Your Desktop


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According to multiple reports, Netflix is testing a new pop-out player for those who use Netflix’s website to stream their favorite shows. While I tend to only use Netflix’s apps, there’s something elegant about this new approach—if you have access to the feature, clicking a little button on Netflix’s player will…

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How to Overclock Your System With Intel’s New One-Button Utility


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Windows: Intel made it a lot easier to overclock your CPU—pushing it past its default clock speeds to make it even faster, at the risk of potentially frying your chip. There’s just one big caveat: You’re going to need one of six supported 9th-generation CPUs (all in the Coffee Lake family) in order to enjoy its new,…

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Report Suspicious Sites to Google Using This Chrome Extension


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If you’ve used Chrome for any length of time, you’ve probably stumbled across its scary red interstitial—otherwise known as the Google Safe Browsing warning. If you’re attempting to pull up a site that looks problematic, like a malware host, Chrome will prevent you from doing so unless you do a little digging to

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How to Emulate a Graphing Calculator on Your Phone or PC


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I feel like graphing calculators were only really a “thing” for most people during that year or two of high school when you were forced to use one for whatever math class you were taking. It finally felt like you were getting old—teenage-old, that is—when everyone pulled out their bulky little beasts on the first day…

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How to Win at Classic Arcade Games


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Even though I had plenty of access to PC games and consoles as a kid (ah, the amazingness that was the Super Nintendo Entertainment System), I loved going to the arcade. While I probably spent way too much time trying to master titles like Smash TV and Cyber Sled—and, of course, side-scrollers like Golden Axe and The

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How to Get Your MacBook Ready to Sell


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I’m getting rid of my MacBook. It’s nothing personal; I have to swap out my G/O Media-owned device for another, slightly slower MacBook. It’s an annoying process, but it doesn’t take a lot of time. In fact, it probably took me more time to come up with the “checklist of things I should do before you get rid of your…

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How to Get Your MacBook Ready to Sell


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I’m getting rid of my MacBook. It’s nothing personal; I have to swap out my G/O Media-owned device for another, slightly slower MacBook. It’s an annoying process, but it doesn’t take a lot of time. In fact, it probably took me more time to come up with the “checklist of things I should do before you get rid of your…

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Why Can’t I Hear the Vocals When Playing Music on My Phone?


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We have a fun one in this week’s Tech 911 column. It’s such a weird issue at first glance, that I won’t even tee it up with a lofty introduction. I’ll let Lifehacker reader Natalie explain—and, yes, she called the subject line of her email “YouTube Audio Witchcraft.” That’s how quirky this one is.

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Let Windows 10 Figure Out When to Automatically Update Your PC


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There are a lot of new features—some big, some small, some minuscule—in Microsoft’s big May 2019 update for Windows 10. I already covered a few of my favorites (the “coolest ones,” as I put it), but I’ll be going through the rest of the update and highlighting other interesting tweaks that Lifehacker’s mighty readers…

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How to Protect Your PC Right Now From Intel’s Latest Vulnerability


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Who doesn’t love hearing news that a new vulnerability in one of their computer’s key components—the CPU that powers the whole thing—could allow an attacker to steal critical data (like your passwords or your encryption keys) directly from your processor? It’s always a fun day when that happens. Thankfully, the fixes…

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Bookmark This Site to Try Microsoft’s New Windows PowerToys This Summer


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Remember PowerToys? They were those Windows 95- and Windows XP-era utilities that granted you features beyond what “regular” Windows users could do within their operating systems, like: opening a command prompt directly to a folder (instead of having to “CD” your way on over), changing your screen’s resolution via a…

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