Rick BroidaPCWorld

For more than 20 years, Rick Broida has written about all manner of technology, from Amigas to business servers to PalmPilots. His credits include dozens of books, blogs, and magazines. He sleeps with an iPad under his pillow.

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How to read a PDF on your Kindle

Amazon's Kindle (or Kindle app) supports not only ebooks, but also PDFs. But reading PDFs on a Kindle requires a little help. Here are several different ways to convert and read PDFs on a Kindle.

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9 must-know Amazon Echo tips and tricks

Amazon's Echo, Echo Dot and Tap devices can do more than just check the weather and sling playlists. We offer 9 great tips and tricks for Alexa users.

App the vote: 9 mobile tools for election junkies

It's going to be an exciting election season. We've nominated nine Android and iOS apps that can help you follow the races.

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How to save on mobile plans: Your guide to 17 no-contract carriers

The old two-year-contract business model for mobile phone plans is all but abandoned. And there are more choices than ever: We look at 17 alternate mobile service carriers.

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Get your phone under control with one of these free file manager apps

Google hides Android's filesystem, but these apps can help you sniff out those secretive folders and gain greater control over your phone.

How to sell your old tech while protecting your data

Did you get a shiny new gadget this holiday season? If so, here's how to wipe your old tech clean of personal data, sell your old gear, and keep your new gadgets in shape for future reselling.