Windows 10 Still Won’t Let You Use These File Names Reserved in 1974

Windows “reserves” certain file names and doesn’t let you use them anywhere. Forget calling a file “con.txt” or “aux.mp3”. This is all because of a choice made in 1974 and Microsoft’s thirst for eternal backward compatibility.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 3:00am
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The Best Small Office Multi-Function Color Laser Printers

Are you tired of fighting with inkjet cartridges in your multi-function printer? If your print head is always clogging, you are wasting ink on “cleaning,” or you find your ink cartridges drying out before you use them, a multifunction color laser printer just might solve your problems.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 3:00am
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How to Turn Off Typing Indicators in Signal (or Turn Them On)

Typing indicators allow you to see when someone you’re communicating with is typing a text message to you. If they’re a slow typer, though, you might end up sitting there watching the indicator bounce on your screen. Thankfully, you can turn typing indicators off in Signal.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 3:30am
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Here Are 8 Fantastic YouTube Channels to Have on in the Background

Whether you’re working, reading, cleaning, studying, or just staring at the wall, sometimes it’s nice to have a little noise on in the background to keep you company. Lucky for you, we’ve got a bunch of awesome YouTube channels that are great to have on in the background while you’re busy doing something else.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 4:00am
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How to Create a Family Tree in Microsoft PowerPoint

A family tree is a hierarchical chart that details the connection between members of a family. You can create your own family tree in PowerPoint by using one of Microsoft’s many hierarchy style SmartArt graphics. Here’s how.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 4:00am
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How to Turn Off the Burn Bar in Apple Fitness+

The Burn Bar compares your performance to other people who’ve done the same Apple Fitness+ workout—and lets you know how you rank up. It’s supposed to be motivating, but you can turn it off if you’d rather not see it.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 4:30am
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How to Set Custom Wallpapers for WhatsApp Chats

One of the easiest ways to make a chat distinct is by using a unique wallpaper. This way, you won’t end up sending accidental messages. Here’s how to set a custom wallpaper for individual WhatsApp chats on iPhone and Android.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 5:24am
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This Fisher-Price "Gaming Controller" Knows the Konami Code

Nearly every gamer knows the “Konami Code.” What started out as a playtesting cheat turned into a cultural phenomenon. Now, plenty of games let you plug in Up, up, down down, left, right, left, right B, A, Start to turn on special powers or modes. But it’s not just games, real world items get in on the fun too—like the Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Game & Learn Controller. Your kids may already have one.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 6:23am
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How to Turn Off Read Receipts in Microsoft Teams

Some people love read receipts. Some people hate read receipts. If you fall into the latter camp and you use Microsoft Teams, you’ll be glad to know that you can turn off read receipts for direct messages.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021 - 6:23am
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Thomas Kinkade Studios Now Sells Limited Edition 'The Mandalorian' Paintings

And just like that, the cutest things in the galaxy are joining forces to drain your wallet. Thomas Kinkade Studios now sells limited edition paintings based on The Mandalorian, including a super cute painting of Baby Yoda.

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Saturday, January 9, 2021 - 7:34am
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