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14 best Animal Crossing: New Horizons tips for Nintendo Switch (Updated) - CNET
by David Priest on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 8:30 pm
How to plant money trees, when to sell turnips and how to use Amiibo on your island in New Horizons, the latest installation of Animal Crossing.
Lockdown, quarantine, shelter in place: Here's where you can go and what you can do - CNET
by Clifford Colby on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 8:18 pm
Can you go on walks, to the store or go for a drive during the coronavirus outbreak? Here are the rules.
Exercise with these household objects for a full-body workout during quarantine - CNET
by Amanda Capritto on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 6:46 pm
Gallon of water: check. Wine bottles: check. What more do you need?
How to watch Venus and Pleiades join in a rare cosmic snuggle on Friday - CNET
by Amanda Kooser on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 5:17 pm
This is the perfect time to let the universe remind you of its wonders, and NASA says stargazers are in for a "spectacular" show.
Garth Brooks, Tricia Yearwood to perform live living room concert Wednesday - CNET
by Amy Sheridan on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 5:05 pm
How to watch Garth and Trisha Live on CBS.
Coronavirus $1,200 stimulus check: See if you're eligible, your payment amount and how to get it - CNET
by Clifford Colby on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 5:04 pm
The coronavirus relief package includes cash payments to many people affected by the pandemic. Here's what you need to know.
Work from home sloth: These simple tips set a schedule and whip you into shape - CNET
by Dale Smith on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 5:00 pm
You've got all the tech and know-how you need to stay on schedule. Here's how to make it come together.
Coronavirus unemployment: Everything you need to know about payments, applying and more - CNET
by Dori Zinn on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 4:19 pm
Are you out of work because of COVID-19? Here's a breakdown on how to qualify for -- and receive -- the new unemployment benefits.
Avoid coronavirus when you leave the house: 12 tips to help keep you safe - CNET
by Jessica Dolcourt on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 3:50 pm
Start practicing these practical tips for grocery shopping, opening doors and signing your name when you're out in public.
Homemade face masks and coronavirus: What to know about CDC guidelines and N95 - CNET
by Jessica Dolcourt on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 3:20 pm
The CDC's recommendations about using face masks as the coronavirus pandemic develops may be evolving, too. Here's what's happening now.
Paper towel shortage: 6 tips to use fewer sheets at home - CNET
by Katie Conner on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 2:31 pm
Paper towels are in high demand and low stock these days. These smart ideas help you stretch your supply or avoid using them altogether.
How to turn your phone into a webcam for video chats on Zoom, FaceTime, more - CNET
by Alison DeNisco Rayome on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 2:24 pm
You don't need a separate webcam to improve video quality when you use video chat apps. All you need is your phone.
2020 stimulus check: How to use the $1,200 coming in the mail - CNET
by Oscar Gonzalez on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 1:25 pm
Make the most of the money during this coronavirus pandemic.
This is how much you should tip restaurants and delivery drivers during coronavirus - CNET
by Dale Smith on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Commentary: Extreme measures call for extreme tipping. It's the right thing to do.
Internet outages during lockdown: How to use your phone's mobile data instead - CNET
by Jason Cipriani on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 12:00 pm
If your internet connection drops off for hours, your phone's data plan can keep your laptop afloat. Here's what you need to know.
Toilet paper running low? Make your own bidet starting at $20 -- yes, really - CNET
by Dale Smith on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 11:30 am
Bidets are a hygienic way to tidy up after using the bathroom and super easy to install yourself. Here's everything you need to know.
Best free TV streaming services: Roku Channel, Sling TV Blue, Pluto TV, Tubi TV and more - CNET
by Rick Broida on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 11:00 am
Stuck inside and looking for some free TV to watch? From free live TV streaming to on-demand TV and movies, we've got you covered.
Coronavirus stimulus scams are here. How to identify these new online and text attacks - CNET
by Rae Hodge on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 10:30 am
COVID-19 fears are fertile ground for malicious actors. Here's how to stay safe online.
If you haven't changed your Zoom background yet, here's how you do it - CNET
by Alison DeNisco Rayome on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 10:00 am
Why show off your messy living room when you can video chat from the beach or the starship Enterprise?
Here's how to help kill coronavirus in your home and car after you've gone outside - CNET
by Katie Conner on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 9:30 am
You should be using EPA-approved products, like Clorox wipes and Lysol spray, to disinfect the surfaces in your home.
Quarantine is a challenge when you live alone. Here are 5 ways I'm coping - CNET
by Andrew Gebhart on 1 Aprile, 2020 at 7:30 am
When the walls feel like they're closing in, these best practices help me find normalcy in a crazy time.
Coronavirus: How to track the spread across the world as cases top 850,000 - CNET
by Corinne Reichert on 31 Marzo, 2020 at 9:38 pm
An online dashboard shows all confirmed, suspected and recovered coronavirus patients, as well as deaths.
Netflix Party lets you watch movies simultaneously with your friends. Here's how - CNET
by Katie Conner on 31 Marzo, 2020 at 9:00 pm
This free browser extension lets you play and pause Netflix shows in sync while you're in quarantine.
Watch the full iHeart Concert for America With Elton John, Alicia Keys and more - CNET
by Amy Sheridan on 31 Marzo, 2020 at 8:59 pm
If you missed Sunday's big music benefit and star-studded living room concert, don't worry. You can catch it online through April 1.
10 best ways to entertain yourself when you're in quarantine - CNET
by Shelby Brown on 31 Marzo, 2020 at 8:42 pm
Streaming concerts and reading free books only scratch the surface. Here are other ways to have fun while staying here.