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How to use split-screen mode in Android Nougat

At long last, you can ramp up your productivity by looking at two apps at the same time.

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How to use the quick settings in Android Nougat

The changes are subtle, but you'll find even more options in this key menu.

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How to rearrange the quick-actions tiles in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft's quick actions tiles are a convenient way to get at key system settings. Here's how to organize them to your liking in the Anniversary Update.

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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.


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.