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You just bought a new Amazon Echo device? Do these 6 things first

Get the scoop on how to train Alexa to recognize your voice, prevent unauthorized purchases from Amazon, tell it where you live and work, and more.

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How to use Paint 3D's Magic Select tool to edit out photobombers from your photos

You don't need Adobe Photoshop to cut out an unwanted person or object from your digital photos, just Microsoft's Windows 10. Here's how to use the Magic Select tool within Paint 3D to do the job.

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How to create a PowerPoint presentation for a kiosk or trade show booth

You can compile your PowerPoint presentation to run automatically in a show booth or kiosk, without human intervention, and it's much easier than you’d imagine. Here's how.

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5 Windows display tricks to help you focus

When you're trying to focus on a specific task, the right display settings can make a big difference. Automate dark mode, cut down on blue light, dim secondary displays and more with these tips.

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How to make voice and video calls using Alexa and your Amazon Echo

You can use Alexa on your Amazon Echo to make calls without a mobile number or landline? Here's how.

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How to protect yourself from online scams including ransomware and more

Protect yourself from online scams with these tips, including a detailed account of attempts to remove ransomware.

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Google Keep Notes: 10 tips and tricks to become a master

Google Keep Notes isn't as basic as it seems. Here are 10 tips and tricks so you can unlock its full potential.

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How to add music to your Google Slides presentation

Google's presentation app doesn't support audio files, but with these workarounds you can still give your slides a soundtrack.

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How to back up your Google Photos library now that Google Drive auto-sync has shut down

Google is shutting down the ability to sync your Google Photos library automatically to Google Drive, but you can still keep a backup of your pics. Here's how.

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How to automatically delete the web activity and location history data in your Google account

Google has launched a new privacy setting that lets you automatically delete your location and web activity data. Here's how to do it.

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How to get free books for your Amazon Kindle

Thousands of free books are waiting to be enjoyed on your Amazon Kindle e-reader. You just have to know where to look.

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6 ways to find the perfect TV show or movie on Netflix

Picking just the right Netflix video for a given night isn’t the chillaxing experience it could be. Find out how to take a deep dive into Netflix’s collection of movies and TV episodes, slicing and dicing its categories to pinpoint the perfect video.

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How to avoid Internet fraud, scams, phishing and other cybercrime

Internet fraud takes many forms, but they share a common goal: Extracting money or personal data from an unsuspecting user. Here's how to avoid their traps.

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Who owns that shady website? These tools provide the details

Is this site legit? Here's how to use ICANN and other databases to find out. But some honest sites may hide their identities for justifiable reasons.

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How to partition a hard drive

Partitions allow you to segment a single drive for separating programs from files or installing a second OS.