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Three easy ways to create a collaborative photo album

With these three tools getting everyone together to create a shared photo album is simple and quick.

When to buy a flash drive, an external hard drive, or an external SSD

What kind of external storage do you need? This guide will help you decide how best to spend your money.

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How to install the Windows 10 Technical Preview on a Mac

Get Microsoft's beta operating system on a virtual drive or right on your hard drive.

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Find downloaded files faster with these two quick tips

It can be a real pain to figure out where that file is you just downloaded. Here are two quick tips to help.

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How to change your Android phone's wallpaper

Android comes with plenty of attractive wallpaper options, but why let your phone manufacturer dictate your taste?

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The beginner's guide to game streaming with Twitch

Join the game-watching boom that has made Twitch insanely popular. The software you'll need is free, and we'll walk you through the setup.

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Why you can't use all of your RAM

Your PC has 4GB of RAM, or maybe even 8GB. But Windows doesn't even use 4GB. Here's what's going on.

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It's cheap and easy to make your own portable hard drive from an old PC drive

An external enclosure is all you need to give your old storage a new lease on life.

Three free tools that reveal your PC's deepest details (including product keys)

Finding a complete list of your specs is easy enough in Windows, but these apps go deeper than the Control Panel ever could.

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All about drive letters and drive names

All of your storage devices have drive letters, and perhaps even drive names, to help you and your OS manage them. Here's how to manage those letters and names--and avoid confusing your computer in the process.

Share files quickly and easily with Jumpshare

If you need to share a lot of files online this service helps you do it quickly.

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How to keep your personal stuff private when lending your phone to a friend

Just because they're your friends doesn't mean they won't totally troll your Facebook if given the chance.

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4 fast note-taking tips for Android and iPhone

Hold that thought! Learn how to take voice and text memos without even unlocking your phone.