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Get started with Office 2016's streamlined sharing options

Where Office 2013 made file-sharing complex, Office 2016 makes it easy as pie.


How to enable pop-up email notifications for Windows 10's Mail app

Windows 10 automatically puts new Mail notifications in the Action Center, but doesn't tell you about it. Here's how to fix that.

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How to port bookmarks and favorites to Edge

Windows 10 has a whole new browser. But transferring your bookmarks (also called favorites) to the new Edge can be tricky.

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Get started with Smart Lookup, Office 2016's handy Bing-powered research tool

Office 2016 has a few web-integrated smarts including a feature that lets you look up terms and phrases via Bing directly inside the Office suite.


This trick drastically improves Nvidia Shield Android TV recommendations

How to customize recommendations on the Nvidia Shield Android TV.

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How to make Cortana search with Google instead of Bing in Windows 10

Windows 10's Cortana uses Bing for web searches by default with no official option to change it, but there are ways to get Cortana to embrace Google.

When your Windows registry gets cluttered, here's what's worth doing about it

Your Windows registry may look like a big mess, especially if you install and uninstall a lot of software. But before you clean it, here's something else to consider.


How to find free music online: We reveal our 5 favorite sources for scoring free tunes

It’s becoming harder to find, but we’ll show you where you can get music for free without raising the hackles of the RIAA’s legal beagles.


Don't want a standing desk? Use Workrave as a break timer to remember to move around

Don't want a standing desk, but worried about the evils of sitting all day? Time yourself to make sure you take regular breaks.

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Learn Windows 10's touchpad gestures for laptops

Here are Windows 10's trackpad gestures.

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How to install new memory in your PC

Upgrading your PC's RAM is one way to make your computer feel far more snappy. Here's how to do it.

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Installing Linux on a Chromebook: What you need to know

Installing Linux on a Chromebook isn't difficult--if you know what you're doing.

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How to enable Windows 10's 'Hey Cortana' voice commands

Loving Cortana, but can't figure out to get the voice activation feature running? Here's our guide.

How to delete the windows.old folder clogging up your drive

It's a huge folder that appears on your SSD or hard drive after your Windows 10 upgrade, You can remove it, but do so carefully.

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How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

With a little bit of research and elbow grease, an external graphics setup can transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse for a fraction of the price of a whole new gaming PC.