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How to find cheap (or free!) PC games

Who pays $60 for PC games? Not you, after reading this.

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How to change your eBay password

Attention eBay customers: The auction site was hacked, and hacked hard. Here's how to change your eBay password, which you should do RIGHT NOW.

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What you need to know about libraries

They used to call it data, but libraries is a friendlier word. Here’s what you need to know about how Windows stores documents, music, pictures, and videos.

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Get two-factor authentication on the desktop with Authy

A new app lets you generate two-factor authentication codes on your desktop PC. Here's how it works.

Upgrade from XP to Windows 7

You know you can’t keep using Windows XP. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your PC while upgrading the operating system.

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Getting started with read-it-later apps Instapaper and Pocket

There's so much stuff to read online, but who has the time? Instapaper and Pocket help you time shift your online reading.

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Fun + Thunderbolt = Funderbolt!

Thunderbolt is a technology that you can put to practical good use. This article isn't about those practical good uses.

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Definitely deleted: How to guarantee your data is truly gone before recycling old PCs and drives

Hitting 'delete' is just the beginning. Depending on the type of storage and the sensitivity of the information, there are other things you need to do to make sure your deleted files are gone for good.

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Get the most from the Windows 8.1 Apps screen

You’re not stuck with the Start screen. Windows 8.1 has a better way to access your programs.

Change the voice your Android phone uses for navigation

If you're looking for a voice that's slightly less robotic when your phone is helping you navigate, this TechTip will help.

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Access your PCs from afar with Google's free, simple Chrome Remote Desktop software

Getting remote access to your PCs has never been easier thanks to a Chrome browser extension from Google.

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How to change the voice on your Android phone

The option is in the phone's accessibility menu

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Transform a Windows tablet into a full-fledged Windows PC

With some accessories and handy-dandy software tweaks, a portable Windows tablet can become the heart of a potent PC workstation.

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When Tech Support calls you

Out of the blue, someone calls and tells you your computer is infected or has a problem. Maybe they claim to be from Microsoft. Here’s what you should do.