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How to turn on Windows 10's Find My Device feature

The Windows 10 November update has a lot of nice little updates in it including the ability to turn on a smartphone-style Find My Device feature.


How to add any website to Windows 10's Start menu

Chromebooks aren't the only PCs that can treat web pages as apps. You can do it in Windows 10 too.

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Black Friday deals: 10 tech doorbusters worth fighting the crowds

Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These 10 tech deals truly are.

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How to skip the Black Friday crowds and still find great deals online

Black Friday shopping madness is right around the corner. This year, don't bother hitting the stores when you can find many deals online.

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The Tor Project seeks broader public support through a crowdfunding drive

Details were sparse, but the Tor Project's funding drive will likely help improve its technology and make important anonymity tools easier to use and more widely available.


Mozilla cuts Firefox's tab groups and complete themes

Firefox is doing away with features that aren't used by many and take a lot of effort to maintain.


Google embraces the dark side with Star Wars themes for YouTube, Chrome, Maps, Android Wear, and more

Gmail, Maps, YouTube, and more all have Star Wars themes letting you show if you've conquered your fear or let hate consume you.


How to reclaim 20GB of hard drive space after the Windows 10 November update

Need some extra space on your PC's internal drive after installing the November update? Here's how to make room.

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New EFF website highlights content that social networks don't want you to see

We all know there are restrictions on what kind of content you can put on social networks, but how far do the restrictions go?

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How to save Windows Store apps to external storage in Windows 10

The Window 10 November update brings lots of little tweaks to Microsoft's operating system including the ability to save your apps to external storage.

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Google Play will soon warn you when apps have ads

If you're wondering whether that free app you've had your eye on has ads, you'll soon be able to tell at a glance.

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How to protect your Amazon account with two-factor authentication

Amazon quietly added two-factor authentication as a security option for account holders in recent weeks. Here's how to activate it.

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AMD strikes back with free Star Wars Battlefront copies for Radeon Fury buyers

AMD isn't going to let Nvidia be the sole graphics card company offering free games this holiday season. AMD and EA are teaming up to offer free copies of Star Wars Battlefront.


😱 Oxford Dictionaries selects 'face with tears of joy' emoji as word of the year

Oxford Dictionaries has selected its word of the year and it's one that will make you go 😱.

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The $85 Chromebit PC-on-a-stick transforms your TV or monitor into a Chromebook

We first got our look at the Chromebit in the spring, but now it's rolling out to compete with Intel's Compute Stick and similar Windows-based devices.