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How to easily secure your web browsing with Hotspot Shield's free, unlimited proxy

VPN provider Hotspot Shield has add-ons for Firefox and Chrome to help keep your web browsing secure quickly and easily.

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5 hacks for getting more out of Gmail

Easily unsubscribe to bulk emails, manage an inactive account and more with these tips.

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Tell Windows that your browser mail is your default mail

Click a mailto link in a webpage or a local document, and up comes your email client of choice…unless your preferred email client is a website. Here's how to fix that.

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How to use Microsoft Edge's casting feature to beam media to your TV

Microsoft's Windows 10 November update included a great feature to send media from one device to another.

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Meet Excel 2016: 9 of its best new features, from databases to handwriting tools

Excel 2016 offers a compelling list of new features, from database enhancements to new charts and templates, even a tool for handwriting quations.

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How to turn Chrome into a language tutor

Learning a language and need some extra practice? This extension can help.

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Why you should turn off your PC, laptop, modem, router, and other tech routinely

Why leave stuff on? Why not? This has been debated since the birth of tech.

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Your guide to the Google Play app: How to get more from Google’s store

Find deals. Enable parental controls. Learn about app permissions. Wrangle the Google Play store with these tips.

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5 cool Google Drive features you probably aren't using—yet

Power up your productivity with drag-and-drop uploads, quick creation links, and more.

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How to permanently delete games from Steam

Don't want that game you hated to continue cluttering up your Steam library? You can now do away with it for good.

How to clear clutter and save ink when you print a webpage

Google's working on a new built-in option for Chrome to print only the important parts of a webpage. Here's how you can get that feature today in three of the major browsers.

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Windows taskbar icons: How to clean up the clutter

There's only so much space in the Windows taskbar, so here's how to use it wisely.

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Extend your Android Wear watch's battery life with these quick tips

Here's a handful of small tweaks that can add hours' more use between charges.

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Ho Ho No extension for Chrome lets you Grinch on Christmas until you're ready

Technically, the Christmas season has begun, but if you aren't ready for good tidings and cheer this Chrome extension helps you keep online references to Christmas at bay.

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5 ways to block frenemies from your Android phone

Luckily, your Android phone offers plenty of ways to block unwanted calls, text messages and email, as well as mute endless email threads.