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Stream music from your PC to almost any device with this free tool

Stream What You Hear provides an easy way to stream music from your PC to your phone or TV.

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When Windows refuses to eject mass storage: 5 ways to safely remove a USB drive

The whole point of external USB-connected storage is that you can easily unplug it, but Windows's Eject Mass Storage option balks sometimes. Resist the urge to yank out the drive and try one of these solutions instead.

This Firefox extension kills the pesky problem of noisy web pages hiding in your tabs

If you love to have multiple browser tabs open or despise auto-playing videos this Firefox add-on can help.

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Replace your PC's heart: How to install a power supply in your computer

A strong, reliable power supply is the heart of a strong, reliable PC. Here's how to replace or install a new power supply in your computer.

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How to install the Android M preview on a Nexus device

Can’t wait to try out Google’s next sweet mobile OS treat? Just follow these instructions—as long as you have a Nexus phone or tablet.

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How to find the secret Start Menu built into Windows 8.1

Yes, it's true. You can add a Start menu--of sorts--to the Windows 8.1 taskbar without installing a third-party program. All of the code is built into Windows itself. You just have to know the trick that makes it appear.


AVG's Crumble extension simplifies online privacy

AVG's Crumble is a relatively new extension for Chrome that makes it easy to guard your privacy online.

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How to re-enable Chrome tabs in Android Lollipop

If you would rather keep tabs together instead of seeing them broken out as separate apps, then here's what you need to do.

How to create an insane multiple monitor setup with three, four, or more displays

The more displays your computer has, the better—but there are considerations to keep in mind as you move into extreme multi-monitor setups for enhanced productivity and gaming.

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How to manage your Chrome saved passwords on Android

Your Android phone can remember your complex, hard-to-type passwords for you. Here's how to set it up.

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The dangers of Android malware may be exaggerated, but you should still play it safe

Not everyone agrees that Android malware seriously threatens security. But taking precautions is still a good idea.

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How to blast through your daily email with InboxVudu

InboxVudu from Parakweet parses the messages in your inbox to surface the important ones. Here's what happened after I tried it.

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5 steps to keep your smart home from being hacked

Security researchers needed just 5 to 20 minutes to hack most smart-home devices. Learn how to keep real hackers at bay with these five strategies.

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How to run Android apps in Windows with a virtual machine

Android and Windows are totally different operating systems. But that doesn't mean they can't work together on the same machine.

Use your TV as a computer monitor: Everything you need to know

Will that big, sexy screen look as good on your desk as it does in your living room? Let's dig into the specifics of using an HDTV with your PC.