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Google Drive dumps Windows XP and Vista, now what?

Google Drive is dumping official support for Windows XP and Vista. Here are some options for anyone running those systems.

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How to find out what Facebook knows about you

Facebook uses your online activity to build an advertising profile about you. Here's how to look at (and edit) some of that information.

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How to combine WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Slack in one window

A helpful Chrome app called All-in-One Messenger uses the power of web apps to bring together all your new messaging services.

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Primed for pigskin: The best ways to watch football this season (with or without cable)

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.

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How to make sure you're using the latest version of LastPass for Firefox

LastPass just patched a major security flaw that allowed an attacker to remotely compromise an account. Here's how to make sure you're not vulnerable.

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How to use Facebook's new save and share Chrome extensions

Facebook recently released two new Chrome extensions that come in handy when browsing the web.

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How to ban the sites you hate from Cortana's top headlines

Like Cortana but hate that it always surfaces news from a certain site? Now you can dump that site thanks to a new Cortana feature.

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The problems with using Dropbox for cloud-only storage

Dropbox, primarily used for syncing, can also be used for online-only storage. But I don't advise it.

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POP3 vs. IMAP: Which protocol lets you get all of your email on any device

When some of your email messages appear on one PC, and other messages on another, you're using the wrong protocol.

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When to choose a password, when to choose a PIN

You understand that you need to protect your PC, phone, and online accounts. But do you always have to use a long and complex password?

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How to use Cortana and Lenovo's ReachIt to find files strewn across your digital life

Lenovo's Reachit integrates with Cortana to search your local hard drive and various online accounts.

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5 ways to stop spam from invading your email

We're all sick of spam, whether it's Nigerian banking scams, pseudo-sexy invitations, or click-for-malware buttons. Here's how to get them out of your life.

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Explore Cortana's skill set: 4 useful but lesser-known tricks

Cortana isn't all about calendar appointments, reminders, and jokes. Microsoft's digital assistant is capable of all sorts of tricks.