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How to switch from iPhone to Android and keep all your stuff

Apple never appreciated you anyway, right? This guide will make your move easier.


How to open files in Google Drive directly from Office

Love Office, but all your files are stored in Google Drive? Here's how to access Google's storage service similarly to OneDrive in Office for the desktop.

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3 ways to keep sensitive files encrypted on a flash drive or external hard drive

Files you carry in your pocket can be easily lost or stolen. You can thwart the thieves with these easy techniques for encrypting external storage.

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Photoshop editing tips for portraits: How to make a snapshot look professional

Photoshop's editing tools can help you transform your snapshots into studio-like portraits. We'll show you how to use the Magic Wand, the Lasso, and other features to clean up images.

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Primed for pigskin: How to watch NFL football anywhere and on any device

Whether you’re a cord cutter or a pay-TV addict, we’ll show you all the ways you can watch this season’s bone-crunching action on screens of any size.



When your computer reboots itself over and over again

Something is rotten in the state of your Windows PC. Here's how to deal with a computer that keeps rebooting.


How to quickly jump to often-used Windows app subsections in Windows 10's Start menu

Always jumping into Windows Update or another part of the Settings app in Windows 10? This trick makes getting there easier.

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Productivity smackdown! We pit Word vs. Docs on columns, headers, and bullets

You'd think the battle of Word vs. Google Docs would be over before it begins, because Word has more features. But more isn't always better. We tested both in a real-world use case to find out.

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How to replace your PC's motherboard

You can't avoid the work of replacing your PC's motherboard, but you can avoid the worst hassles. This guide will make it as painless as possible.


Turn Chrome's new tab page into a to-do list powerhouse

Microsoft's Wunderlist offers a great Chrome extension that puts your to-do list in front of your face every time you open a new tab.

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When your Windows image backup fails, try this

A backup should protect your PC from disaster. But sometimes it can become one disaster on top of another.

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Excel logical formulas: 5 simple IF statements to get started

This is where the number-crunching fun starts. Learn the ins and outs of the logical formulas that represent the heart of Excel.


How to turn off Windows 10's keylogger (yes, it still has one)

Microsoft can track your keystrokes, your speech, and more. Here are the settings to turn it all off.


How to customize Windows File Explorer's details view

You spend a lot of time diving into the file system on a PC. Getting File Explorer organized just the way you like it is quick, easy, and worth it.

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Your PC boots, gets to the Windows desktop, then freezes. Now what?

It might take some sleuthing to find out what's freezing up your computer, but these tips will help.