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How to take a screenshot on any Android phone

Once an arduous task, taking a screenshot is a snap—no pun intended—on modern Android phones. Here's how to do it on your phone.

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Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.

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How to bulk delete iPhone photos

Here are the fastest and easiest ways to bulk delete photos from your iPhone.

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How to delete iOS apps

Here are the best ways to delete unwanted iPhone and iPad apps from your device.

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When Windows 10 takes up too much disk space, try this

When your Windows 10 installation is too big to run comfortably on your drive, shrink it down with Compact.exe, a built-in tool designed expressly for this purpose. Read on for this and other workarounds.

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Killing Cortana: How to disable Windows 10's info-hungry digital assistant

Cortana, Microsoft's supremely useful digital assistant, is a highlight Windows 10 feature—but not everyone will appreciate the amount of personal information she demands to be helpful. Here's how to disable Cortana in Windows 10.

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How to monitor, measure, and manage your broadband consumption

Dealing with a data cap? Tired of getting dinged for busting through it? Learn how to identify the hogs on your network and how to make sure your ISP is delivering everything you’re paying for.

How to create a Windows 10 recovery USB drive

The ability to make a recovery disk or USB drive is one of the most useful troubleshooting tools included with Windows 10.

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How to download YouTube videos: 4 things you need to know

There's a reason why it's hard to find out how to download YouTube videos. Here are the legal ins and outs.

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How to Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone

Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.

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How to stream PC games anywhere

Streaming PC games lets you play them anywhere. Here's how to set up your home and devices for streaming, and how to use the Steam In-Home Streaming and Nvidia GameStream services.

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How—and why—you should use a VPN any time you hop on the internet

Surfing the web through a virtual private network ensures that your online activities are both private and secure.

on techhive.com

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How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Regretting the loss of DVD playback on your fancy new Windows 10 upgrade? Here's how to get that capability back for free.

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Become an expert at Safari for iOS with these 8 tips and tricks

Hide your frequently visited sites, remotely close Safari tabs on other devices, turn web pages into PDFs, and more.

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Photoshop fonts: Creating swashes, swirls and flourishes

Photoshop lets you make any font fancier with swashes, swirls and other flourishes. Here's how.

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How to use Evernote in Linux

Evernote still doesn't officially support Linux, but that doesn't mean you can't get your note-taking on.

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How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

With a little bit of research and elbow grease (or a Thunderbolt 3 dock), an external graphics card setup lets you upgrade your laptop for a fraction of the cost of a new gaming PC.

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Photoshop fonts: Using Text Type and Text Editing to transform fonts

Adobe Photoshop's Text Type and Text Editing tools let you manipulate standard fonts for greater visual impact.

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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming

Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.

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