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Get more out of Android Marshmallow with these tips and tricks

Learn how to mute notifications, change your default Web browser, customize the Quick Settings tray, and more on Android Marshmallow.


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Try these 15 PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts for masterful slide creation

A good PowerPoint presentation has a lot to do with what you see on that deck, and how it was put together. These keyboard shortcuts will make it all easier.

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How to remove Bing from Edge or Internet Explorer

Maybe you like Google. Or Yahoo. Or DuckDuckGo. But both Internet Explorer and Edge want you to search with Bing. Here's how to make Microsoft use your preferred search engine.

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How to stop Windows 10 from saving files to OneDrive

If you don't watch out, Windows 10 will put your documents, music, and photos into OneDrive. Here's how to get them back and stop this behavior.


How to use a gorgeous Bing images slideshow on your Windows 10 lock screen

Windows Spotlight puts a Bing images slideshow on your lock screen, but right now only for Windows 10 Home. Here's how to get something similar in Windows 10 Pro.

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How to block the Windows 10 upgrade

It's nice of Microsoft to offer all of us a free upgrade to Windows 10. But it's not so nice when they insist upon it.

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How to sync and play music on your Android Wear watch

Leave the phone at home!

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Wunderlist tips: 4 features for better workflows

Popular to-do app Wunderlist recently received a handful of new features designed to make it easier to stay on top of your tasks and streamline your productivity.

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How to upgrade from pirated Windows to legitimate Windows 10

Pirated Windows copies abound, and instead of fighting it, Microsoft is inviting pirates to come clean. Here's how to get a legitimate copy of Windows 10 now, and more on the one-click upgrade Microsoft plans for the near future.

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Three desktop tools for ultra-private encrypted chats

Encrypted chat is easier than you think. Cryptocat, Tor Messenger, and BitTorrent Bleep let you chat with your friends in privacy and security. Here's how to set them up.


How to use Windows 10’s Reliability Monitor to fix and fine-tune your PC

Whether you're troubleshooting issues or trying to push a Windows 10 machine to its highest level of performance, Windows Reliability Monitor can help in a big way.

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Sharing passwords: One way to save a lot of heartache in case of senility, accident, or death

Arrange to give loved ones access to key online accounts. Don't worry, you won't lose control.

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TV tech terms demystified, part one: Screen size, resolution, and speed

Don't be befuddled by the alphabet soup of acronyms, spec charts, and feature lists you'll encounter when shopping for a new TV. This guide series explains it all in plain language.


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How to hold Skype chats with people who aren't Skype users

Skype recently added a WebRTC-style feature that lets anyone join a conversation if they have a link. Here's how to set that up.

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First-person-view drone racing: Five essential tips for beginning pilots

It's part video game and part action sport. First-person-view drone racing lets you fly at up to 70 mph in seemingly impossible places.