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Excel formula tips: How to troubleshoot by tracing dependents and precedents

In Excel, when you need to debug a complex web of formulas, you need to trace dependent and precedent formulas. Here's how they work.

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How to get Android Nougat on your Nexus device right now

If you don't want to wait for the typically slow roll-out, here's what you need to do to get your hands on Google's latest OS.

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6 easy ways to customize Safari on iPhone and iPad

Keep oft-visited sites to yourself, hide the Favorites and tabs bars, pick a new font and background for Reader mode, and more.

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What Microsoft won't tell you about your Windows 10 recovery drive size

You'd think it wouldn't be too hard to know how much storage space you need to create a Windows 10 recovery drive. But we asked Microsoft, and the answer will surprise you.

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How to backup images in device folders to Google Photos

Take control of whether or not to save your screenshots, Instagram photos, or other groups of images.

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How to use Firefox's new experimental feature to outsmart error 404s

Mozilla recently added a new Test Pilot feature called 'No More 404s' that's helpful for anyone who runs into dead webpages while doing research online.

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When your computer beeps at you, that's a cry for help

When your computer beeps at you, pay attention because it's crying out for help—and it's giving you a code you can decipher.

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Microsoft Edge's bookmarks bar is called the Favorites bar, and here's how to enable it

Microsoft’s new Edge browser has bookmarks, but they're called Favorites. Here's how to enable them.

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How to use FileBot to organize your Plex video files

FileBot organizes the TV shows and movies saved to your hard drive so they are easier to find on Plex.

Weekend Project: Build an ADS-B receiver for less than $120

Find out information about what planes are flying around you with this homemade device

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How to set up Google Family Sharing to share apps, books, movies, and more

Here's what you need to know about Google Play's new scheme to make all of its content easier to share.

How to adjust your AutoPlay settings in Windows 10

Control how AutoPlay responds to various removable media in Windows, so you can enjoy the feature's convenience while minimizing the risk to your PC's security.

Install Windows 10 with privacy settings

The Express settings option will make your installation go faster, but you might inadvertently agree to conditions you wouldn't choose for yourself.

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How to check transit times in Google Maps

Use your smartphone to find out exactly when the next train or bus is coming with this handy feature that's built in to Google Maps.

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How Windows 10's Anniversary Update takes the wait out of future updates

Windows 10's Anniversary Update adds a new setting that makes it easier for your PC to finish an update without you logging in. Say goodbye to the 'We're just getting things ready' screen.

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3 handy ways to use Android's Do Not Disturb rules

Android has taken the Do Not Disturb ball and run with it, adding a series of nifty options—including "rules"—that the iPhone and iPad have yet to match.

CIO Career Coach: Tips for putting together a great resume

CIO.com blogger Martha Heller shares her tips for creating a resume that will get you noticed by potential employers.

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Why it matters whether your Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit

There's a difference between 64-bit and 32-bit operating systems, and it involves your PC, too.