Category: How-To Tech

Technology is expanding so quickly that it can be hard to keep up.

The How-To-Tech section of Productivity Bytes is here to serve as your go-to guide to incorporating new technology, applications, or tech processes into your personal life or business.

I’ll provide you with anything from Excel shortcuts for the office, the steps to backup personal contacts to Google, the process for recovering deleted files, and more!

If you’re wondering how to do it, check out How-To-Tech section to see we have covered it.

These practical ways to learn how to use technology will help optimize your life and increase productivity.

To start learning How-To-Tech, check out the following articles:

How Do You Download a YouTube Video?

How Do You Download a YouTube Video?

Youtube is full of interesting videos — everything from educational content to the purely entertaining videos. Literally billions of these videos exist for anyone to view on the YouTube website again and again. But there are some instances when you may want or need to download one of these videos to your own device, for …

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6 Tips on How to Speed Up Your Computer

6 Tips on How to Speed Up Your Computer

Are you wondering how to speed up your computer to enjoy greater performance levels? Whether you’re experiencing slower streaming times or your device seems to freeze whenever you open up a new tab, slow computers are never welcome. However, there’s a few ways you can switch up your speed time and give your computer a …

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How to Optimize Windows 10 for Gaming

How to Optimize Windows 10 for Gaming

The world of gaming has radically transformed in recent years, evolving into an industry with imaginative possibilities. While Windows 10 is capable of delivering gamers with a powerful operating system to serve their needs, it’s not fully optimized to deliver the best results through its default settings. With a couple of simple tweaks, you can …

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How to Cancel YouTube Red in 3 Steps

How to Cancel YouTube Red in 3 Steps

YouTube’s subscription service, dubbed YouTube Red or YouTube Premium, offers you the ability to let videos play in the background on your phone, download videos, and access many hours of original content. It’s a useful tool, but if you’re trying to cut back on expenses, subscription services are usually the first thing to go. Unfortunately, …

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Raspberry Pi: Uses and Projects for Beginners

Raspberry Pi: Uses and Projects for Beginners

Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer that you plug into a computer monitor or TV. It’s excellent for people of all ages who want to take a hands-on approach to computing and even start learning programming language. Raspberry Pi’s low cost also increases its accessibility. Whether you’ve recently gotten a Raspberry Pi or will …

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A Guide to 38 Shortcut Keys for Excel

A Guide to 38 Shortcut Keys for Excel

Microsoft Excel is a fantastic tool for organizing data sets, keeping track of budgets or even tracking business growth over a period. While it is a versatile program, manually typing each of the commands can add hours to an otherwise short project. Excel shortcuts can help make the program even more useful by allowing you …

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How Does Encryption Work?

How Does Encryption Work?

The word “encryption” is synonymous with data protection, and most people are aware of its functionality in their day-to-day lives within a digital context. It has applications in payment, communication and the concealment of sensitive information, serving as an effective means of modern cybersecurity. While these are all uses for encryption, they don’t answer the …

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Discover New Music With 8 Free Tools

Discover New Music With 8 Free Tools

These days, people listen less and less to the traditional AM/FM radio than they used to. With the internet widespread and vehicles embracing the latest technology, we can usually just plug our phones in or tune into streaming stations and we have all-new versions of radio. These days, most people like to use apps on …