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How to Delete Cookies

Clearing cookies from your Web browser is simple and easy, and doing so could help protect your private data while you're online. Here's how to do it.

How to Delete Your Google Account

Google is great--but sometimes you just need to cut loose. Follow our simple guide to delete Google services individually or to delete your Google account permanently.

How to Authorize or Deauthorize iTunes

Managing which computers are allowed to access your iTunes account can be a hassle. Here's a simple guide to authorizing or deauthorizing your iTunes account on multiple systems.

Windows 8 on a USB Drive, Defragging Tips, Launch Apps Fast

Install Windows 8 the easy way, learn more about defragmenting your hard drive, launch Windows 7 programs quickly.

Make the Free GIMP Photo Editor Easier to Use

The free Adaptable GIMP add-on adds recipes for common photo editing tasks to the open-souce image editor.

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Bend the Rules: Sync Android With iTunes, Text on PC, Keep E-Books Longer

Who says you can't easily use an Android device with Apple iTunes, send and receive free text messages on a PC, and keep a borrowed e-book longer than two weeks?

How to Use Wireless Sync in iOS 5

The new wireless sync feature of iOS 5 unshackles your iPhone and iPad from your PC, allowing you to wirelessly sync your devices via Wi-Fi. Here's how to set it up.

Keep Your Location Private on Facebook, Use Picasa's Photo Screen Saver

Here's how to stop Facebook from adding your current location when you update your status, and how to use Microsoft Picasa's screen saver feature.

How to Use Free System Monitoring Tools to Optimize Your PC

A handy guide to using free system monitoring software such as CPU-Z, SpeedFan, and Belarc Advisor to optimize your PC's performance.

How to Use Task Manager

Here's how to use Task Manager to start and stop programs, stop processes, and collect useful statistics about your computer's performance.

How to Use Resource Monitor

When it comes to smart computing, there's no better tool for understanding and troubleshooting your computer’s health than the free Resource Monitor utility. Here's how to make it work for you.

Manage Google Accounts: Cancel Google+, Multiple Sign-Ins

Learn how to cancel an unwanted Google+ account, and to sign into multiple Google accounts at once.

Fine-Tune Windows AutoPlay, Restore System Tray Icons

Learn how to tweak Vista and Windows 7 AutoPlay settings, restore missing system tray icons in Windows 7.