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Anita George

Anita George

Computing Writer

Anita has been a technology reporter since 2013 and currently writes for the Computing section at Digital Trends. She began covering science and technology during an editorial internship at Paste Magazine. Anita has written a wide variety of features, reviews, how-tos and lists about the latest gadgets, apps and other technological innovations. In addition to her published work, Anita also developed technology-themed educational programming for her local community; which involved topics such as 3D printing and simple robotics (specifically Lego WeDos and Mindstorms).

Anita’s work can also be found on Digital Trends, Lifewire and her own blog,

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The most common Slack issues and how to fix them

Slack is a popular office chat app, but it's not free of issues. From connectivity to audio issues, here are some common Slack issues and how to fix them.
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How to take a screenshot on a Windows PC or laptop

Taking screenshots on a PC is easier than you think and is an important computing task to know. Here's how to take a screenshot on a PC in a few quick steps.
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How to create multiple profiles on a Facebook account

Facebook now lets you create multiple profiles for one Facebook account. Here's how to create a new profile.
A person sitting on the grass and taking notes at a laptop.

Spam email is getting worse. Here’s how to put a stop to it

Overwhelmed with spam emails? There are ways to take back control of your inbox and reduce the amount of spam messages you get. Here's how.
A woman using a MacBook Pro in a studio.

How to convert MOV files to MP4

MOV files are a useful but outdated format and may not play as well outside of macOS devices. Here's how to convert MOV to MP4.
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How to delete or deactivate your Facebook account

Whether you want to be free of Facebook forever or just need a break from it, we've got you covered. Here's how to delete or deactivate your Facebook account.
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10 helpful Gmail tips and tricks everyone should know

There's more to Gmail than you might think. Here's how to make the most of it, including tips on scheduling your emails and much more.
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How to insert a checkbox in Word

Want to create a list that features checkboxes that can be electronically checked? Inserting checkboxes can be done in Microsoft Word, and we can show you how.
Close up of colorful keyboard backlighting on a Corsair K70 Rapidfire keyboard.

How to turn keyboard lighting on and off

The methods for turning on a keyboard's backlighting can vary. In this guide, we'll discuss a few of the most common ways to switch on your keyboard light.
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Dell vs. HP: Which laptop brand is best for your needs?

Buying a new laptop but can't decide between getting a Dell or an HP? Not to worry, our comparison guide to these brands is sure to help you pick the right one.
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HP Envy vs. Pavilion: Which is best?

Shopping for a laptop doesn't have to be difficult. Here are how two great HP lines, Envy and Pavilion laptops, stack up.
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How to connect an Oculus Quest 2 to a PC

Need to connect your Oculus Quest 2 to a PC? No problem. In this guide, you'll learn about two methods, using either a wired or wireless connection.
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How to use Meta Threads on the web

Meta's newest social media platform, Threads, is now available on the web. Here's how to access it, what to expect, and how to use it.
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How to download music from YouTube

We'll show you how to download music from YouTube via two different options. Just proceed with caution, as downloading music from YouTube can come with risks.
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Which is better: Dell Latitude or Inspiron?

Which is the better buy? Dell's Latitude or its Inspiron series? In this comparison, we're taking a closer look at two of Dell's most well-known product lines.
Silhouette of male hand typing on laptop keyboard at night.

How to use dark mode in Gmail on PC

If you'd rather catch up on your emails in a Gmail inbox draped in dark mode, there's a way to set that up. Here's how to turn on dark mode in Gmail on PC.
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How to convert HEIC to JPG on Windows 11

Converting a HEIC file to JPG only takes a few steps on Windows 11 and you can do it via the operating system's native apps or via a free web app. Here's how.
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The 10 big ways that Threads is totally different from Twitter

Threads has quite a few similarities to Twitter, which likely made it easier for you to join. But now let's examine the glaring differences between the two.
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How to set your Facebook Feed to show most recent posts

If you'd rather have your Facebook Feed sorted chronologically instead of by Facebook's recommendations, you can do that. Here's how.
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These are the 10 most-viewed YouTube videos of all time

In the past decade-plus, YouTube has seen billions of views for some of the videos shared on it. Here are the 10 most-viewed YouTube videos.
The ChatGPT website on a laptop's screen as the laptop sits on a counter in front of a black background.

AI could replace around 7,800 jobs at IBM as part of a hiring pause

Among its plans to pause hiring for some jobs, IBM could use AI and automation to replace around 7,800 jobs within the company.
The ChatGPT website on a laptop's screen as the laptop sits on a counter in front of a black background.

How to delete your ChatGPT accounts

If you don't need your ChatGPT account anymore, you can delete it. Here's what to expect once your account is deleted and how to get it done.
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How to cancel your ChatGPT Plus subscription

ChatGPT Plus might not fit your needs right now. Do you need to cancel your subscription to it? Here's a quick guide on how to do just that.
A MacBook Pro on a desk with ChatGPT's website showing on its display.

How to use ChatGPT to summarize a book or article

Add recapping the written word to the list of things ChatGPT can do. In this guide, we'll show you how to use the AI chatbot to summarize books and articles.
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How to use ChatGPT to write Excel formulas

Need a formula for your Excel spreadsheet in a flash? Try ChatGPT. In this guide, we'll show you how to write Excel formulas using ChatGPT.
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How to convert a PDF to a Word document

PDF files are great, but you might need to make some changes in Word. Here's how to convert a PDF file into a Word document using a few of our favorite methods.
MacOS Record Screen.

How to record your computer screen

Need to record your computer screen for a project or to share gaming fun with friends? Here's how to do it on different platforms via various apps and tools.
A woman on the phone sitting at a table using a laptop.

How to freeze rows and columns in Excel

Make your spreadsheets easier to scroll through and read by freezing certain rows and columns. Here's our quick guide to freezing rows and columns in Excel.
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The best subreddits you should subscribe to in 2023

How do you find the best subreddits? By looking! To get you started, here are a few of our favorites, with something for everyone from history buffs to foodies.
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These Chrome extensions will put cash-saving coupons right in your browser

If you use Chrome to shop online, you can save money on your holiday shopping. These Chrome extensions are sure to help you snag all sorts of great discounts.
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How to block people on Snapchat

Need to block someone on Snapchat? Or stop users who aren't friends with you from contacting you on the app? We can show you how to do that.
Two mobile devices showing two people dancing in YouTube Shorts videos.

How to post a Short on YouTube

Recording and posting a YouTube Short video is pretty similar to how posting a video is done on TikTok. Here's how to do it.
A person using Snapchat on an iPhone.

What does the lock mean on Snapchat?

Ever wondered what that lock icon on Snapchat means? In this guide, we'll go over what it means and how it relates to Snapchat stories.
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This Chromebook is $99 in the Cyber Monday laptop deals

If you need a new 2-in-1 Chromebook, Best Buy's latest deal on the Lenovo Flex 3 Chromebook is a steal at just $99.