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Six ways to make your iOS or Android phone easier on the eyes

These settings will make your screen a bit easier to read, from boosting the size of text to zooming your display with your fingertips.

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Get Office, Dropbox, and your photos to work together on your iPad

Word, Excel, and PowerPoint now support Dropbox on an iPad or iPhone. Unless, of course, you want to insert photos. Here's the workaround.

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How to send Gmail attachments to Dropbox automatically

Use this trick and you'll never have to wade through your inbox for buried files again.

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Bloatware: Why computer makers fill your PC with junk, and how to get rid of it

Lenovo's Superfish debacle has thrust bloatware back into the limelight. Here's why PC makers intentionally make your PC experience worse, and how to blast the crap off your computer.

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5 Chromebook tips and tricks to fine-tune your productivity

Chrome OS has some powerful tweaks and customizations so you can work faster or automate frequent tasks.

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How to deal with difficult SD cards that refuse to write data

SD cards can be pricey, but they also pack a lot of storage into a small form factor—if you don't get one that refuses to work with PCs. If you do, here's how to fix the issue.

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How to turn your old phone into a basic PC for cheap

Don't let that old smartphone waste away in your junk drawer! Turn it into an Android-powered PC for less than the cost of a couple pizzas.

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Free OCR: Turn a picture of text into real text without spending a dime

From a computer's point of view, a photo of text isn't real text. But you don't have to invest in OCR software to fix that.

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How to get started with Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Want to strap your smartphone to your face? It's cheap and relatively easy.

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How to optimize your home lighting design based on color temperature

Once you understand what color temperature is and why it matters, you can choose the right types of light bulbs to improve the quality of your life at home.

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How to remove the dangerous Superfish adware preinstalled on Lenovo PCs

Lenovo has been preloading new consumer PCs with Superfish adware that injects ads and hijacks the secure HTTPS encryption of every site you visit. Eradicating the threat isn't easy, but here's how, complete with a new automated tool.

View tons of Evernote data at once with CardDesk's digital corkboard

CardDesk is a web app that helps you organize your Evernote content into index cards on a virtual cork board. Here's how to get started.

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Beat it, bloatware: How to clean Superfish and other crap off your PC

Preloaded software bogs down your hard drive, your start menu, and worse. We're looking at you, Superfish. Clean it out with these handy tools and tricks.