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How to automatically insert commonly used text—and sync those snippets to the cloud

Newly updated PhraseExpress supports cloud synchronization, meaning your shortcuts can be shared across all your PCs. And it's still free!

Why, how and where to update your Windows 8 drivers

Is your hardware on the fritz after upgrading to Windows 8? Updating your drivers could fix the problem. We tell you how and where to find the most up-to-date drivers for your rig.

How to go back to iTunes 10, part 2

If you had trouble reverting from iTunes 11 to iTunes 10, here's how to get things working again.

Find out what's using all the space on your hard drive

Free disk-space analyzer WizTree quickly tells you which files and folders are consuming the most storage.

How to dedupe your song library now that iTunes won't

iTunes no longer offers the option of finding duplicate songs. Fortunately, there are plenty of other ways to do so.

How to go back to iTunes 10

Don't like iTunes 11? You can always go back to an older version of the program—if you know where to look.

How to restore the sidebar in iTunes 11

Freaked out by iTunes' new interface? Here's how to bring back that old familiar sidebar.

How to adjust the page zoom in Word 2010

Are you constantly seeing different documents at different sizes? The elusive zoom tool holds the key.

Master Windows 8 gesture commands

Get more done in less time on your desktop or tablet by mastering Windows 8 touch controls and their keyboard/mouse equivalents.

Use Ninite to give Windows 8 a classic Start menu

This handy batch software installer now supports Classic Shell, a Start button/menu combo for Windows 8.

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Windows 8 Upgrade Diary: What to expect

One PC power user's account of what you can expect from upgrading to Windows 8.

10 Windows 8 apps you should download first

Windows 8 is all about the apps. Here are some suggestions on what you should download first.

How to avoid fake Download buttons

It's all too easy to click the wrong button or link on an otherwise legitimate download page. Here are three ways to protect yourself.