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Find downloaded files faster with these two quick tips

It can be a real pain to figure out where that file is you just downloaded. Here are two quick tips to help.

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How to change your Android phone's wallpaper

Android comes with plenty of attractive wallpaper options, but why let your phone manufacturer dictate your taste?

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The beginner's guide to game streaming with Twitch

Join the game-watching boom that has made Twitch insanely popular. The software you'll need is free, and we'll walk you through the setup.

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Why you can't use all of your RAM

Your PC has 4GB of RAM, or maybe even 8GB. But Windows doesn't even use 4GB. Here's what's going on.

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It's cheap and easy to make your own portable hard drive from an old PC drive

An external enclosure is all you need to give your old storage a new lease on life.

Three free tools that reveal your PC's deepest details (including product keys)

Finding a complete list of your specs is easy enough in Windows, but these apps go deeper than the Control Panel ever could.

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All about drive letters and drive names

All of your storage devices have drive letters, and perhaps even drive names, to help you and your OS manage them. Here's how to manage those letters and names--and avoid confusing your computer in the process.

Share files quickly and easily with Jumpshare

If you need to share a lot of files online this service helps you do it quickly.

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How to keep your personal stuff private when lending your phone to a friend

Just because they're your friends doesn't mean they won't totally troll your Facebook if given the chance.

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4 fast note-taking tips for Android and iPhone

Hold that thought! Learn how to take voice and text memos without even unlocking your phone.

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How to control your music with Android Wear

Tuck your phone away and use your cool new watch to shuffle through a playlist.

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Computer repair: Prepare your PC for a trip to the shop

You may not know what's wrong with your rig, but you should know how to back up your storage and protect the data from inquisitive eyes.

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How to change settings for emergency alerts on your Android phone

Android gives you lots of flexibility for controlling the emergency alerts you receive, though the settings are tucked away.