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How to use the new, productivity-boosting Google Docs and Sheets add-ons

Google recently added a new add-ons store to Docs and Sheets. Here's how to install third-party apps in your account.

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Your IP address: Who can see it and what you can do about it

You need a visible IP address to surf the web, but you can manage some of that visibility to protect your privacy. Here's how.

How to keep your browser organized with pinned tabs

Working with tons of open tabs can be gnarly, but pinned tabs in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera will help make it easier.

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How to set and keep your preferred default font in Word

It's easy to change your default font in Word. But the next time you create a new document, it's back to Calibri. Here's the fix.

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Bypassing content filters: How to see the web they don't want you to see

Maybe it's your own digital content, geo-blocked overseas. Maybe it's something you're not supposed to see. These tools could get you to it, but proceed with caution.

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Three practical reasons to use your browser's private mode

It's not just for dirty pictures. Incognito mode can also help you access your favorite news sites and keep upcoming surprises away from prying eyes.

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When Windows Update won't update

We all depend on Windows Update to keep our PCs functioning and secure. Here's what to do when the update doesn't update.

3 ways to get a new Windows 7 PC in the Windows 8 era

You can still buy or build a PC with Windows 7, or possibly downgrade from Windows 8. It just takes a little extra legwork.

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Tailor Windows to your workflow with these two helpful taskbar tweaks

Managed correctly, the Windows taskbar can be the center of your PC's universe. Here's how to seize control.

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Bugs & Fixes: Iobit's Start Menu 8 startles with ads

Yep, adware has appeared on Start Menu 8, and unfortunately it looks to be a feature rather than a bug.

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Use KeePass in both Windows and Android

You keep your passwords safely stored in KeePass on your Windows PC. Here's how to access them in Android, as well.

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How to use Getty's vast collection of newly free pictures on your website

Getty just took the radical step of opening the doors to its deep image collection. Here's how to put the pictures to work on your website.

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Bugs & Fixes: The Moon Worm slinks by Linksys E-series routers

There's no real fix for this malware yet, but you can thwart it by keeping a specific setting disabled.