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3 great Read It Later apps for saving articles and other content

Capture and curate articles and videos for later viewing with these bookmarking tools.

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How to switch to Chrome's Material Design settings page for an easier experience

Google has yet to make the Material Design settings page standard, but you really should switch to it now.

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The Evernote email trick everyone should use: How to forward emails automatically

You can email notes straight to Evernote, no muss, no fuss, assuming you have a paid plan. Here's how to set up the email addresses and filters to make this process automatic.

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If we show you how to back up your PC for free, will you finally do it?

What's it gonna take? These free backup tools are a good start.

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Meet DATEDIF(), Excel’s secret Date & Time function that's still handy

DATEDIF(), which means Date + Dif, is a compatibility function left over from Lotus 1-2-3 that Microsoft adopted in Excel version 2000. It's fallen off current Excel menus, but you can still use it. Here's how.

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Excel Date and Time functions: WEEKNUM, ISOWEEKNUM, WORKDAY, WORKDAY.INTL

Bookkeepers, project managers, HR departments and more use the Excel Date & Time functions WEEKNUM, ISOWEEKNUM, WORKDAY, WORKDAY.INTL to calculate time. Here's how.

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PowerPoint tips from Duarte's Five Rules Presentation

Duarte's Five Rules is a classic PowerPoint presentation that can make you an instant expert. Study the slides and read these tips to learn more.

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How to change the 'Hey, Cortana' wake word in Windows 10

Microsoft doesn't let you personalize Cortana's wake word, but this third-party program does.

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How to turn off Chrome notifications and stop websites from bugging you

Stop notification overload by shutting websites down in Chrome.

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Stay focused with the Noisli for Chrome background-noise generator

Noisli for Chrome helps you focus with the help of your own customized background noises.

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How to add 360-degree images to Chrome's New Tab page

SVRF Tabs for Chrome puts 360-degree images on your New Tab page.

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8 tech dangers every novice can avoid with these tips

Tech novices are easy targets for malware, phishing, and sleazy salespeople. Protect the novices you know with these tips to help them be smarter about buying and using their tech devices.

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Ellp is like IFTTT for the desktop

A relatively new program called Ellp beta lets you automate specific actions on your PC.

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How to record audio with OneNote to supercharge your note-taking

OneNote's audio recording feature links your notes to specific points in the recording. Here's how it works.

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4 Gmail Labs features you should be using

Email can be adventurous! Make your Gmail inbox more productive with experimental add-ons like Undo Send, Canned Responses, and more.