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How to create Motion Paths in PowerPoint

Building motion into PowerPoint slideshows makes them come alive like no static images could ever hope to do. Here's our step-by-step guide through all the features and options.

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When your Windows 10 login password fails, you need a recovery drive

Your Windows 10 PC could lose track of your password due to an upgrade gone awry, or some other unexpected hiccup. We have a few workarounds.

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The easy way to save Facebook videos

There's an easy way to save any video posted to Facebook—as easy as adding one letter to the URL. Here's how.

How to download and save a Facebook video

Facebook doesn’t officially provide links to videos for you to save. But all you have to do is trick your browser into thinking you’re browsing Facebook on your phone.

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How to make Chrome warn you before closing

Chrome on Windows doesn't have a built-in warning dialog box before closing the browser. This workaround can help.

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3 handy apps for iOS-to-Android switchers

Switching from iOS to Android can mean leaving some things behind. If you're worried about losing features like Find My Friends and iMessage's desktop abilities, these helpful Android apps can bridge the gap.

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5 terminal commands every Linux newbie should know

Sometimes you'll need to use the terminal, but it's not as scary as you think.

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6 things you'll miss if you switch from iOS to Android

From iCloud photo sharing to the cursor's tiny magnifying glass, some of iOS's smallest touches are easy to overlook until they're gone.

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5 reasons to opt for a Linux rolling distro vs. a standard release

When it comes to Linux distributions, there two main methods for releasing software: a versioned system or a rolling release. Know which one is better for your needs.

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How to add a Hibernate option to the Windows 10 Start menu

Windows 10 doesn't include Hibernate in the shut-down options by default, but it's easy enough to add it.

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How to free up space with storage tools in Android 7.1

The latest version of Android has built-in tools to help you manage storage space.

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Google Drive dumps Windows XP and Vista, now what?

Google Drive is dumping official support for Windows XP and Vista. Here are some options for anyone running those systems.

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How to customize Windows 10 colors

You can tweak the built-in Windows 10 color palette quite easily; you just have to know where to look!

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Min Vid Test Pilot experiment gives Firefox a YouTube picture-in-picture mode

Min Vid for Firefox puts your YouTube videos in a mini-player that runs on your desktop.

How to Get Windows XP's Quick Launch Bar In Windows 10

The beloved Quick Launch Bar from Windows XP lives on in Windows 10, providing easy access to specific folders and files from the taskbar. Here’s how to get it.

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How to keep your Linux PC safe from exploits

The 9-year-old Dirty COW vulnerability was recently fixed, if you're running a patched kernal. Here's how to know if your Linux is safe.

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6 smart settings to make your Android phone anticipate your needs

With the combined power of Nougat and Google Now, you can train your Android phone to know what you want without being asked.

Disable Autoplay Settings In Windows 10

Use the AutoPlay settings to keep malicious files from downloading to your PC. Here's how.