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How to use the new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth quick settings in Android 5.1

You can now change your network or paired Bluetooth connection directly from the Quick Settings panel.

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Windows Live Mail stores your messages, but where? Here's how to find them

Dig into Live Mail's settings to manage email storage and other handy features.

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Everything you need to know about DLNA: The de facto home-entertainment network standard

If you've ever wished for a way to stream media from your PC to another device, you should know about this technology.

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How to set up commute sharing in Google Now

Give family and friends time to prepare for your imminent arrival.

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3 tips for easier migration to a new browser

It's not just about bookmarks anymore. You've also got to think about extensions and cloud sync when it comes time to jump to another browser.

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What to do if someone steals your IP address

Maybe there's weird activity on your home network. Maybe your ISP's asking about illegal online dealings. That's when you need to check your IP address.

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How to turn Evernote into a handy read-it-later service

Evernote has a great browser extension called Clearly that helps you clip articles for later in a reader-friendly view.

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How to manage saved places in Google Maps

If you learn the art of using stars, you can find your favorite spots anywhere you use Google Maps.

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The easy answer to the laptop vs. desktop question: Use a docking station

You can have the power, upgrade options, and ergonomic advantages of a desktop without sacrificing the portability of a laptop.

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10 Chrome extensions for streamlined, sped-up productivity

Streamline your web-based workflow! These 10 tools can help. Integrate Google Calendar, share screenshots, and fire up other tools for getting things done.

3 tools for finding and eradicating duplicate files on your hard drive

Do you have more files than space on your PC? These three tools can help you eke out a little more free space by getting rid of duplicate files and folders on your hard drive.

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What happens when a hard drive crashes

We're all terrified of the day when our hard drive just stops working. Here's what goes on inside the drive when disaster strikes.

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Don't forget one of Linux's best features: How to use multiple workspaces

Just as Windows 10 is finally adding virtual desktops, many Linux environments are hiding workspaces by default. Here's everything you need to know to start using one of Linux's best features.