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Three distraction-free tools that force you to focus on your tasks

Need your PC to give you a little "encouragement" to write your next TPS report? Check out these apps.

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Enter Windows 8 Safe Mode when you can't boot Windows 8

You can't directly boot into Windows 8's Safe Mode; you can only reboot into it. Here's how to get around that using a key drive.

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How to upload PDF and EPUB files into Google Play Books

Upload digital books you've purchased elsewhere to have 'em available wherever you go.

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Wi-Fi triage: 5 common solutions to your wireless woes

Lost your Wi-Fi network? Can't get a proper signal? Before you call your ISP try these easy DIY fixes.

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How to enable the Spartan browser's speedy new Edge engine in Windows 10 today

Microsoft's new browser isn't available just yet, but Windows Insiders can already reap some of the benefits through Internet Explorer.

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How to handle a Facebook bully or stalker

Bad people stalk the social network. Here's what you need to do if someone continually gives you trouble.

Which cloud personality are you? Three ways to approach online storage

Not sure how to deal with sticking your stuff in the cloud? Determining your cloud 'personality' can help.

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How to find songs by sound with Google Now's sound search

The songs you’ve used the Google search microphone to discover are tucked away in a couple of spots; here’s how you find them.

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How to replace your Android or iOS keyboard

Tweak your settings, or buy a third-party keyboard app that's better at guessing your words or understanding your typing habits.

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How to watch the Super Bowl on your Android phone or tablet

You don't have to miss any of the action when you step away from your giant TV.

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Is your backup drive full? Here's how to make space

Windows and third-party utilities can help you clean out older backups or older versions of files that you don't need anymore.

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How to change text message quick responses on Android Lollipop

Android's quick responses let you send a text message to a caller when you can't answer the phone. Customize them quickly and easily.

VPNs made easy: 3 services with one-click desktop apps

Choosing the right VPN for you is hard enough. Why make it harder by having to muck about with network settings?