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How to mirror Android SMS alerts on an iOS device

With the help of a clever app, you can create an "applet" that will trigger an iOS alert whenever your Android device gets a text message.

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3 tools to help you keep your new year's resolutions

Create the habits you need to ensure you meet your goals.

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How—and why—you should use a VPN any time you hop on the internet

We'll show you how to protect your online privacy as governments around the world, including the U.S., step up their online surveillance efforts.

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Stay focused with the Noisli for Chrome background-noise generator

Noisli for Chrome helps you focus with the help of your own customized background noises.

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4 ways to keep from sleeping through your Android alarm

You'd be surprised how easy it is to accidentally silence a pending Android alarm—or snooze right through it, for that matter.

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Why Linux users should worry about malware and what they can do about it

From updates, to VPNs, to firewalls and AV, there are several steps Linux users should take to stay safe.

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How to add, remove, and manage accounts on your Android phone

The Accounts tab in Settings gives you the power to wipe accounts from your phone and stop battery-killing apps from syncing.

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Use Your Timeline as a diary in Google Maps

5 ways Google Maps can make your next weekend trip better

Find a scenic route, pinpoint the perfect local restaurant, keep an automatic diary of your stay, and more.

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How to add 360-degree images to Chrome's New Tab page

SVRF Tabs for Chrome puts 360-degree images on your New Tab page.

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How to quickly check that your home IoT devices are secure

Don't let your smart clock expose you to hackers. A web app from BullGuard can help.

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8 tech dangers every novice can avoid with these tips

Tech novices are easy targets for malware, phishing, and sleazy salespeople. Protect the novices you know with these tips to help them be smarter about buying and using their tech devices.

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Android's System UI Tuner: What it is and how to use it

We'll teach you how to find the hidden menu, which contains a bunch of useful tweaks.

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How to recover your system from a Ransomware attack

After infecting a system with Locky Ransomware, CSO attempted to recover it using basic tools and backups

What a Locky Ransomware attack looks like

CSO Online's Steve Ragan infects a laptop with Locky Ransomware

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Ellp is like IFTTT for the desktop

A relatively new program called Ellp beta lets you automate specific actions on your PC.

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How to turn on the Ink Workspace in Windows 10

Even if you don't have a digital pen, you can still activate the Windows Ink Workspace to see what it's all about.

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4 reasons to kick off the New Year with an Office 365 Subscription

Office 365 is a great way to stay productive. Here are the main reasons you should give Office 365 a try.