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This trick can quickly fix many mysterious hardware failures

You can't do much if your hardware is truly broken, but often PC component issues come down to a software problem you can fix in a few clicks.

When your fast PC suddenly slows down

Last week, your PC speeded along like a champ. Now it moves like an arthritic turtle. Let's see if we can fix this.

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9 recipes for getting started with IFTTT's Do apps for Android

Whether you use Do Button, Do Camera, Do Note, or all three, here are three recipes for each to help you simplify even the most mundane of tasks.

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How to select multiple languages for Google voice search

If you're bilingual, or visiting a foreign country, this can be really useful.

UglyEmail reveals when senders secretly track your email activity, personal info

It's not as pervasive as web tracking, but marketers are grabbing some information about you when you interact with select messages.

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Tip: Long-press notifications to quickly access settings

You can customize how frequently an app bugs you and adjust other settings by revealing

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Windows System Restore: You can adjust this utility to save your PC image more often

When Windows gets messed up, System Restore allows you to go back to a better timeā€¦but only if it's been creating system points regularly.

How to run Windows software in Linux: Everything you need to know

Even the most die hard Linux lovers have to run a Windows program every now and again. Here's how to do so.

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Windows 10: The best tips, tricks, and tweaks

Windows 10 may still be in beta, but it already has some fun and handy, hidden new features worth exploring. Check 'em out here.

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SocialSafe automates social media backup

SocialSafe downloads data from all your social networks automatically for viewing in the desktop application, or you can even export it.

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How to use the new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth quick settings in Android 5.1

You can now change your network or paired Bluetooth connection directly from the Quick Settings panel.

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Windows Live Mail stores your messages, but where? Here's how to find them

Dig into Live Mail's settings to manage email storage and other handy features.

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Everything you need to know about DLNA: The de facto home-entertainment network standard

If you've ever wished for a way to stream media from your PC to another device, you should know about this technology.

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