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How to Set Up Your Surface Pro’s Pen

The Microsoft Surface line of laptops, desktops, and convertible notebooks all feature an optional Surface Pen—Microsoft’s stylus that lets you write, draw, and annotate documents and images. It works fine right out of the box, but if you find yourself at all frustrated with its functionality, you can customize it to…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How To Jump Really, Really Far In Super Mario Odyssey

By combining the powers of Mario and Cappy, you can get a lot of extra hang time in Super Mario Odyssey, perfect for clearing those extra-long gaps—and for going where you’re not “supposed” to be. In case you don’t want to watch a video, I break it down in slideshows below.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Sweet Google Maps Trick Lets You Measure Distances “As the Crow Flies”

It’s easy to use Google Maps to see how far your office is from your favorite restaurant, or how long it’ll take to drive from Los Angeles to New York. Estimating the distance between two locations without relying on winding roads messing up your estimate, however, is a bit more complicated. Sure, you could try […]

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Use Your iPhone’s Battery To Learn Where Your Time Goes

We’ve all done it. Thrown ourselves onto the couch, phone in hand, determined to like only a few Instagram pictures of dogs in backpacks and inspirational calligraphy work. Three hours later, you realize you’ve done nothing but make yourself feel a little bit sadder (your calligraphy work is just fine, by the way).…Read more… Continue […]

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Nine Tips For Women (And Anyone Else) Attending Their First Fighting Game Tournament

Are you are a woman who wants to compete in a fighting game event, but you don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re worried you don’t know enough or aren’t good enough. (Probably not true.) Or maybe you just want to know what these events are like ahead of time. Which ones should you try […]

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