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How to ditch Google for more privacy and fewer ads

Tired of targeted ads? Protect your user data with these alternatives to Google, Gmail, Chrome, and Google Drive.

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New browser extension warns you when articles are paid for by advertisers

Native advertising and sponsored content is a big trend at news sites these days. A new browser extension helps let you know when what you're reading is not editorial content.

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

The host with the most: make party planning easier with apps

Don't let your big bash become a big burden. Use these tips to remove the stress and crank up the fun for your next party.

For family fun, gather 'round the tablet

The family unit is getting torn apart by technology. Fight it head-on by using great tech for fun family time.

To your health: handy apps can help you hit your goals

These fitness and nutrition apps will help you get active, track your progress, and feel your best.