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How to find free music online: We reveal our 5 favorite sources for scoring free tunes

It’s becoming harder to find, but we’ll show you where you can get music for free without raising the hackles of the RIAA’s legal beagles.


Don't want a standing desk? Use Workrave as a break timer to remember to move around

Don't want a standing desk, but worried about the evils of sitting all day? Time yourself to make sure you take regular breaks.

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Learn Windows 10's touchpad gestures for laptops

Here are Windows 10's trackpad gestures.

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How to install new memory in your PC

Upgrading your PC's RAM is one way to make your computer feel far more snappy. Here's how to do it.

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Installing Linux on a Chromebook: What you need to know

Installing Linux on a Chromebook isn't difficult--if you know what you're doing.

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How to enable Windows 10's 'Hey Cortana' voice commands

Loving Cortana, but can't figure out to get the voice activation feature running? Here's our guide.

How to delete the windows.old folder clogging up your drive

It's a huge folder that appears on your SSD or hard drive after your Windows 10 upgrade, You can remove it, but do so carefully.

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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, an external graphics setup can transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse for a fraction of the price of a whole new gaming PC.


How to set different wallpapers for multiple monitors in Windows 10

Assigning different wallpapers for each monitor was so easy in Windows 8. That's not the case with Windows 10.

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How to switch from iPhone to Android and keep all your stuff

Apple never appreciated you anyway, right? This guide will make your move easier.


How to open files in Google Drive directly from Office

Love Office, but all your files are stored in Google Drive? Here's how to access Google's storage service similarly to OneDrive in Office for the desktop.

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3 ways to keep sensitive files encrypted on a flash drive or external hard drive

Files you carry in your pocket can be easily lost or stolen. You can thwart the thieves with these easy techniques for encrypting external storage.

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Primed for pigskin: How to watch NFL football anywhere and on any device

Whether you’re a cord cutter or a pay-TV addict, we’ll show you all the ways you can watch this season’s bone-crunching action on screens of any size.



When your computer reboots itself over and over again

Something is rotten in the state of your Windows PC. Here's how to deal with a computer that keeps rebooting.


How to quickly jump to often-used Windows app subsections in Windows 10's Start menu

Always jumping into Windows Update or another part of the Settings app in Windows 10? This trick makes getting there easier.