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Amazon Prime Day returns with longer sales and even more deals

For its third year, Amazon Prime Day begins the evening of Monday, July 10 and lasts through July 11th. The retailer will also offer special deals during the lead up to its summer shopping blowout.

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How to set up a wireless router

These tips will make your wireless router installation even easier.

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10 best sites and services to sell used tech

Want to turn your old computer into some crisp Benjamins? These 10 online services and apps are all viable options, though each has its strengths, depending on what you hope to sell.

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32 must-use IFTTT applets to help you handle the holidays

Whether you're an IFTTT pro or a first-timer, these 32 must-use 'recipes' or 'applets' can ease your holiday burdens.

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When Windows 10 thumbnails seem to be missing or slow to load, try this

Your Windows 10 thumbnails may seem slow to load, or they may never appear. If this happens, there's a fix.

Drawing on iPad Pro in OneNote vs. Evernote

The OneNote and Evernote note-taking apps are both useful, but one is thoughtfully designed for use with the iPad Pro and Apple's Pencil stylus, while the other ... isn't.

Rugged smartphones' dirty little secret

A number of leading phone manufacturers, including Samsung and Motorola, 'ruggedized' some of their flagship products in an attempt to reduce screen shatters. But they overlooked another common area of display damage: scratches.

Galaxy S7 vs. GS7 Active: 4 reasons to go rugged

CIO.com's Al Sacco compares Samsung's popular Galaxy S7 smartphone to the new ruggedized GS7 Active and points out ways the rugged version outperforms its more delicate counterpart.

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Stale beer no more: This app can tell you when your brew's past its prime

There's a good chance your tastebuds would tell you when you're drinking stale beer, but now science has come to the rescue to spare them that pain.