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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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How to selectively delete browser history

Remove individual sites or pages from your history rather than all of it. We'll show you how in this video tip.

How to selectively delete browsing history

Erasing your entire browsing history might be overkill if you just want to remove one or two sites or pages. In Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer you can selectively delete your browsing history.

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How to remotely log out of Gmail

If you've left Gmail logged in on another computer, there's a quick and easy fix.

How to remotely log out of Gmail

If you've left Gmail logged in on another computer, there's a quick and easy fix.

Use Outlook.com's aliases to hide your true email address from prying eyes

Outlook.com's alias feature can help protect you against marketers, would-be hackers, and more. Here's how to set one (or more!) up.

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Supercharge Gmail with these 3 simple, stellar Gmail Labs features

Gmail Labs features represent the cutting edge of email functionality, and can help you Get Things Done even faster. Here's three to try today.

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How to prevent strangers on Google+ from flooding your Gmail inbox

A recent Google change lets any Google+ user contact you via Gmail. Here's how to stop that potential spam flood before it starts.

Mozilla Thunderbird fixes cc: problems, plus memory and security issues

The 24.1 version release fixes the same spoofing of an address bar that affected Firefox, among other issues.

Ten essential tips for searching the Web

Searching for the right results among the billions of pages on the Web? You don't need just a search engine; you also need some know-how.

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Disable Gmail's inbox sorting

Don't like how Gmail is putting your emails into categories like social, promotions or updates? It's an easy feature to disable.

Tech Tip: Disabling Gmail's inbox sorting

Don't like how Gmail is putting your emails into categories like social, promotions or updates? It's an easy feature to disable.

A low-tech way to avoid NSA spying

Concerned that your messages are being monitored? Kerry Davis has a tip sure to confound NSA snoops.

How to protect your PC from Prism surveillance

You have the right to be secure in your electronic communications. Here are a few tips on how to do it.

Collaboration in Microsoft Office: Painful but not impossible

New tools in Microsoft Office let you coedit documents in real time, but you must be prepared to jump through hoops.

How to become a LinkedIn power user in five easy steps

Use our guide to squeeze maximum value from the career networking service.

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How to migrate RSS feeds from Google Reader

With Google Reader closing in the coming months, taking your RSS feeds with you to a new service doesn't need to be a painstaking process. In this IDG News Tech Tips video, we'll show you how it's done.