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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.

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Excel: 5 timesaving power tips

There's no such thing as too fast in Excel. These power tips help with formulas, and filling and fixing spreadsheet data.

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How to enable Windows 10's dark theme in the Anniversary Update

The dark theme is ready to trick out your Windows 10 PC. Here's how to enable it.

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How to use Windows 10's Active Hours to prevent surprise update installs

Want to make extra sure Windows 10 won't install updates when you need your PC the most? Active Hours can help.

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How to install Microsoft Edge browser extensions

With the Anniversary Update Microsoft Edge can finally use browser extensions. Here's how to install them.

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A beginner's guide to BitLocker, Windows' built-in encryption tool

Here's how to get started with BitLocker, the encryption tool Microsoft built right into many versions of Windows.

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How to find your Windows or Office product key

Locate your Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office product keys with this simple guide.

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Five tips to soup up Chrome for Android

Google's browser had a lot to offer if you know where to look.

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6 ways to make the most of iOS 9's Notification Center

If you find you aren't using the Notification Center in iOS 9, maybe you just don't have all the widgets set up the best way for you.

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How to make sure you're using the latest version of LastPass for Firefox

LastPass just patched a major security flaw that allowed an attacker to remotely compromise an account. Here's how to make sure you're not vulnerable.

You can safely use Windows 7 until 2020, but I won't be answering your questions

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 in January of 2020, but I'm turning over Answer Line to Josh Norem today.

How to clean your Windows registry and speed up your PC

A cluttered registry can slow Windows to a crawl, but cleaning it effectively isn't easy. We put several registry cleaners to the test and offer tips to help you get your registry down to size and improve your PC's performance.