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How to restart your Android phone into safe mode

Is it an app that's acting up? Or is it Android itself that's causing you headaches? Find out for sure with Android's safe mode.

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Five precautions for avoiding malware when you download and install software

Downloading a little-known program can be scary. Take these steps to protect yourself.

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How to prevent mobile malware in 3 easy steps

Mobile malware tends to loiter in a few "bad neighborhoods" online that you should stay out of anyway.

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How to easily secure your web browsing with TunnelBear's free Chrome extension

Only need VPN-like protection for your browser and not your whole desktop? Check out TunnelBear for Chrome and Chrome OS.

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When the time comes, you'll be able to make Windows 10 look like Windows 7

Based on the previews of Windows 10 so far, the OS will have some Windows 7-like capabilities. Third-party utilities could help, too.

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How to get started with Linux: A beginner's guide

Trying Linux is easy--you can even install it on a USB drive or disc to try it out before committing. Enter the world of open-source here.

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Give Wikipedia a sleek, user-friendly visual overhaul with the Wikiwand extension

Tired of dealing with Wikipedia's aging interface? Give the Wikiwand Chrome extension a try.

You can securely wipe your files, hard drive or SSD with one of these free utilities

You delete a file, then empty the recycle bin. But the contents of that file remains on your drive. Here's what to do about that.

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3 simple tips to get the most out of your webcam

Everybody loves webcams, but are you getting the most out of yours with a proper video chat environment and finding uses for it beyond video chat?

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10 tips and tricks to get the most out of your HTC One M9

Make the One M9's great version of Android work even better.

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When 'error 404 file not found' strikes: How to remove broken browser bookmarks

You've been using the same browser for years. You have no idea which bookmarks work anymore. A utility can help clean out the dead wood.

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Don't panic! How to fix 5 common PC emergencies

Spilled soda on your laptop? Broke your screen? Here’s what you can do.

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3 surprisingly easy PC repairs you should do yourself

You could pay someone to take care of these repairs for you, but you'd be surprised how easy they are with a little patience.