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Maximize your SSD's lifespan with the right maintenance

SSDs differ significantly from the hard drives they're replacing, including care and feeding. Follow these do's and don'ts to keep your SSD in shipshape.

How to get your Chromebook online from anywhere without killing your mobile data cap

Chromebooks were made to be online, even if Wi-Fi's nowhere to be found. Here's how to get online with a cellular signal without blowing through your data cap.

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How to stream Major League Baseball games to all your favorite devices

Major League Baseball has an impressive streaming package, but make sure you're aware of its pesky blackout rules.

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How to add a number row to the Google keyboard

If you're doing data entry or some other type of work with numbers, this tip will help you zip through your tasks.

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How to figure out if a website is down...or if it's just you

Can't connect to a particular website? Here's how to troubleshoot it.

Free up space on your SSD or hard drive

Your hard drive or (more likely) SSD is running out of space. Here are a few tricks for clearing out the garbage.

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5 secret Chrome app launcher tips and tricks that speed up everyday tasks

Use the app launcher's impressive capabilities to organize apps, search online, use voice commands, and more.

This trick can quickly fix many mysterious hardware failures

You can't do much if your hardware is truly broken, but often PC component issues come down to a software problem you can fix in a few clicks.

When your fast PC suddenly slows down

Last week, your PC speeded along like a champ. Now it moves like an arthritic turtle. Let's see if we can fix this.

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9 recipes for getting started with IFTTT's Do apps for Android

Whether you use Do Button, Do Camera, Do Note, or all three, here are three recipes for each to help you simplify even the most mundane of tasks.

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How to select multiple languages for Google voice search

If you're bilingual, or visiting a foreign country, this can be really useful.

UglyEmail reveals when senders secretly track your email activity, personal info

It's not as pervasive as web tracking, but marketers are grabbing some information about you when you interact with select messages.

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Tip: Long-press notifications to quickly access settings

You can customize how frequently an app bugs you and adjust other settings by revealing