How to Install Apps and Games on Google TV

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To get the most out of your Google TV streaming device, you’ll want to find and download some apps and games. Unfortunately, doing this on devices like the Chromecast with Google TV isn’t as easy as opening the Play Store, but we’ll walk you through it.

Devices like the Chromecast with Google TV have access to Android apps made for televisions. However, you can’t actually open the Google Play Store directly, like you can with Android TV. Instead, the store’s search functionality is built into the “Apps” tab on the Home screen.

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How to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to Keynote

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If someone sends you a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, but you’d rather use Apple’s presentation software, Keynote, you’re in luck! Apple’s done all the hard work for you. Here’s how to convert a PowerPoint presentation to Keynote.

Apple created Keynote knowing that nearly everyone using it would be coming from PowerPoint. This is no surprise, as PowerPoint has 16 years on Keynote and basically owned the presentation software market before Keynote came along.

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How to Create PDF Forms with Calculations in Adobe Acrobat

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Aside from making clean printable documents, files made with Adobe Acrobat Pro can contain formulas that automatically compute your inputs. Here’s how to make simple calculations in a PDF file.

Using a PDF with Calculations

When it comes to software that can create files with formulas and automatic computations, you likely have a spreadsheet program like Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets in mind. However, the nature and formatting of spreadsheets make them unwieldy and impractical to use as a form that you distribute to people.

Fortunately, Adobe Acrobat, the top-of-the-line PDF creation suite, has several tools that allow you to make fields with automatic computations in them.

There are many potential use cases for a PDF with a calculated form, such as:

  • Order Forms: If you’re handing out a form filled with possible products and their prices to a customer, you can create a field that quickly displays the final price of their order without having to pull out a calculator.
  • Assessments and Exams: You can make a quiz or assessment that automatically displays the score when you’re done answering.
  • Invoices: If you’re creating a printed invoice, you can set it to display the final amount you’re charging automatically.

Aside from the above, PDF forms can be useful for performing risk assessments, creating membership forms, or even making a simple offline personality test

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How to Squad Stream with Others on Twitch

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Twitch isn’t just a solo-streaming experience. If you want to stream with your friends, you can use Twitch’s new squad stream feature, where up to four streamers can combine their streams into one window for combined viewers. Here’s how.

To do this, you’ll need to be set up for Twitch streaming on your PC or mobile platform. You’ll also need to have the other Twitch users you want to squad stream with as a friend, as somebody you follow, or to be members of the same Twitch team.

Most importantly, you’ll only be able to squad stream on Twitch if you have Twitch Partner status. Twitch has promised to offer this feature to all Twitch streamers at a later date, but Twitch hasn’t set a timescale on when it plans to do this.

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How to View a Saved Password in Microsoft Edge

It happens to the best of us: Sometimes, you can’t remember the password to a website. Luckily, if you have previously chosen to save a password in Microsoft Edge, you can easily recover it on Windows 10 or a Mac. Here’s how.

We’re showing how to do this in the new Edge browser here. Microsoft is gradually offering it to all Windows 10 users via Windows Update, and you can download it right now.

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