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How to start chatting with webRTC, the no-hassle, in-browser voice and video tech

Want to try a new way of video chat without the pain of downloading an app or signing up for an account? Try webRTC.

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How to find images for Office documents now that Microsoft's killing Clip Art

Microsoft's nixing of an old favorite doesn't have to mean the death of fun PowerPoint presentations or Word documents.

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The hidden power of Windows Jump Lists

Many apps hide a treasure trove of efficiency under a right-click on the taskbar, Jump Lists.

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Does your computer have malware? Here are the telltale signs

Viruses, Trojans, and worms, oh, my! These symptoms are warning signs that you might have an infected PC.

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Shhh! 3 ways to keep your pre-Lollipop Android phone quiet

There's no official silent mode for KitKat and earlier phones, but there are some workarounds and apps you can try.

Free up space on your hard drive using your cloud storage's selective sync option

This tip is not for the privacy cautious, but if you need to make space on your hard drive try offloading infrequently used files to the cloud.

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What you need to know about the cloud

We all talk about the cloud, and most of us use it. But some basic understanding can help you use it better.

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Why you should take another look at Google Keep, the best free organizational tool on Android

It does way more than just note taking, if you learn some of the hidden features and tricks on Android and Chrome.

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How to set up battery saver mode on Android 5.0 Lollipop

Battery running dry? Android Lollipop's battery saver feature can help eke it out until you get home.

Don't throw it out! 5 handy uses for a secondary PC

Tossing out old PCs is such a wait. Put secondary computers to work instead with one of these five different uses.

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Windows 8 and Windows 7 Safe Modes: How to enter and when to use them

The old F8 trick no longer works with all PCs. Here are some alternate ways to enter Windows's clean, diagnostic Safe Mode

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Master notifications in Android Lollipop with Notification Priority and Downtime

Android Lollipop's new notifications features can help keep new email messages from disturbing you as you try to fall asleep.

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How to limit your PC's data usage while tethering

For those times when only a tethering connection will do, here's how you can cut down on your data usage.