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External drive died? Your data may still be easy to recover

If your external drive is no longer detected, don't give up hope. It could be relatively easy to recover the data.

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6 ways to make the most of Android's Clock app

Six eye-opening tips and tricks for the Android Clock app, from setting louder alarm tones to overriding your Do Not Disturb rules.

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Create custom email addresses & extract domain names from URLs

Use commands and formulas to make these tasks a breeze

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How to unsend Gmail messages with the Undo Send feature

Accidentally send a dirty joke to your boss instead of your bestie? Here's how to bring it back.

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How to save Windows Spotlight images to your PC in a few clicks

The Windows 10 app SpotBright lets you save Windows Spotlight images to your PC.

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7 Excel tips for huge spreadsheets: Split Screen, Freeze Panes, Format Painter and more

The bigger and uglier your Excel spreadsheet gets, the more you need these tips to handle the data with as little hassle as possible.

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4 Google Translate features you'll use every day

Use these tips to translate documents, build a personal phrasebook, and even improve your own English.

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How 'Start - A New Tab Page' turns Chrome into an iGoogle replacement

Start - A New Tab Page is an interesting Chrome extension for those who need more information in their browser.

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How to get past Windows Defender SmartScreen in Windows 10

The SmartScreen filter in Windows 10 can sometimes stop you from downloading the app you want. Here's how to get past it, and why sometimes you should think twice before doing so.