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Common Questions Regarding Overwatch

Common Overwatch Questions

I’ve been playing Overwatch since release and had the opportunity to experience every event so far.  From the first Summer Games event to the latest Winter Veil Event.  There have been some changes though from when they first started with the events and I am sure there are quite a few new players.  These are some of the common questions I’ve noticed not only with these events, but with Overwatch in general.

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Tips to Improve Overwatch FPS on PC

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I noticed that my FPS was starting to dip during intense battles in Overwatch causing some irritable lag.  I decided to do some research on some of the video settings that I could change in order to improve the FPS.  Here are some tips that I have found.

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Attaching Files as an Attachment or within the Body in Outlook

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So I’ve always wondered why sometimes attachments wouldn’t add as one would expect, as an attachment, versus sometimes being embedded within the email.  After some digging around I was finally able to determine how to accomplish both.  By simply switching an option within Outlook it can be accomplished.

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Paper Mario: TYD Freezing in the same spot on Mac

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If you are experiencing some issues on a Mac with Dolphin Emulator while running the game, Paper Mario: Thousand Year Door, and it continues to freeze in the same location there is a fix.

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Dolphin 5.0 Released, A Major Milestone

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Yesterday marks a major milestone within Dolphin Emulator with the release of Dolphin 5.0.  After almost a year of testing and 3 years (!) after the last major release the day has finally arrived.

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How to Fix the Hackintosh Missing Bluetooth Controller Transport Error

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This is another popular error that you may encounter when building a Hackintosh.  I consider myself very comfortable with building Hackintosh’s, but with my latest build I was stuck on the Missing Bluetooth Controller Transport! error for the longest time.  I was finally able to solve the issue after a few troubleshooting methods.  

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Insane Slug HD Texture Pack for Twilight Princess

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One of the great things about gaming on PC’s is having the ability to modify and create textures to your liking.  There are countless PC games that have been modified in some way to improve upon the default settings like Skyrim or GTA V to name a few.  Dolphin Emulator is no different allowing players like you and I to create custom textures for our favorite games and being able to share those with the Dolphin Community.

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How to get the Jetpack Plugin to Work with Namecheap Hosting

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For the longest time I had issues with getting the Jetpack plugin to work with my website as most of you are probably experiencing.  I found a few solutions online regarding editing the htcaccess file, but no matter what I did I wasn’t able to figure out what was going on.  Finally I just decided to contact my host, Namecheap, and see if they could resolve my issue.

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How to Fix a Stuck iPhone 4S Volume Up Button

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A relative wanted me to look at her iPhone 4S to see if I could fix the volume up button which was stuck. I first took it in to an Apple Store to see if they could fix it, but after making an appointment and hours later I was told that it could not be fixed and that I would have to pay $199 for a full replacement.  That wasn’t going to happen so I decided to do a little research myself and was surprised on what I found.

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How to Update Dolphin Emulator on Windows

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Not that you have installed Dolphin Emulator, it’s time to update to the latest development version.  Why the latest development version?  Well, even though it’s a development version it’s quite stable.  Also, by using the latest development version you’re reducing your chances of running in to issues.  Whether it be from game compatibility or maybe even performance.  The “latest” stable version that is available on the Dolphin Emulator website is over 2 years old.  Since then, there has been continued development released as developer builds which have fixed a lot of issues, maybe even issues you are currently experiencing.  Let me show you how easy it is to update to the latest development version of Dolphin Emulator.

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