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The one LinkedIn profile tip everyone should know: Use Work Samples to show off your achievements

You're more than a text summary. Then why don't you have examples of your work on your profile? Here's a tip on transforming your LinkedIn profile from a simple electronic resume into a professional online portfolio.

Take back your vacation with the help of Outlook's Automatic Replies

How to use Outlook's auto reply features to free your vacation from email

Wanna get away ...from your email? Outlook 2013's Automatic Replies feature lets you reply to and sort messages while you're out of the office. Here's how you can use it to relax on your next vacation and come back to a nice, tidy inbox.

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How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps

The best photos on Instagram weren't taken with a smartphone. Make your account stand out by learning how to get photos from your DSLR or point-and-shoot onto Instagram in no time.

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Google Docs: How to use Suggested Edits and 2 other great editing features

Check out the collaboration-friendly tools built into Google Docs, and learn how to set some handy preferences.

What to look for in your new PC

Our guide walks you through the basics of PC selection, helping you choose the ideal device to suit your needs.

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PowerPoint pro tips: Exporting to other formats

It's a multi-platform world. Learn how the versatile Export tool can make your presentation readable on any kind of device.

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How to find anything in Evernote: 6 advanced search tips

Evernote's notes and notebooks are great until you have too many of them, too stuffed with stuff. Use these advanced search operators to help you sort through the virtual piles.

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How to set up Parallels Access on your PC

Parallels Access is handy if you need to access your PC remotely from your iOS or Android device. Here's how to get started.

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IFTTT master chef secrets: Get important news fast with this Feed Rinse super-recipe

These two web applications can filter your news feeds by keyword and keep you updated with SMS alerts.

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Beginner's guide to mining Litecoin, Dogecoin, and other Bitcoin variants

What's all the hubbub about Bitcoins and its brethren? Here's how to find out for yourself.

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How to run SteamOS in a virtual machine

See what all the hub-bub behind Valve's gaming-centric operating system is about WITHOUT blowing away all the data already on your hard drive.

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Leave no trace: Tips to cover your digital footprint and reclaim your privacy

Reduce your exposure to spying eyes with sandboxing, disk encryption and more.

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Compatibility with security: How to run Windows XP in a virtual machine

Running Windows XP in a virtual machine is a safe way to continue using it once support ends. Here's how to do just that.

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How to get your data from Windows XP to a new PC

Moving on is hard, but transferring your data doesn't have to be.