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How to delete Google from your life

Get rid of Google by deleting your account information and searching for alternative services.

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CrashPlan alternatives: What home users can do, from staying put to exploring other services

CrashPlan is ending its home-user service on October 23, 2018. Options include upgrading to CrashPlan's business tier, or seeking alternative services. We'll walk you through the choices.

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How to change your email address without losing your friends

Change your email address with minimal fuss by following these steps, from phasing out your old account to protecting your new one.

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How to stop Google Home or Amazon Echo from making unwanted online purchases

Did you hear about the kindergartner who “accidentally” ordered an expensive dollhouse with a voice command? We’ll show you how to lock down your smart speaker so that never happens to you.

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How to download YouTube videos: 4 things you need to know

There's a reason why it's hard to find out how to download YouTube videos. Here are the legal ins and outs.

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How to search Google: 10 advanced tips and tricks

Google's search powers are far and wide. Here are some hidden tricks that will help you find what you need faster.

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Google Slides: 3 Chrome extensions for better presentations

Enhance Google Slides with a few choice Chrome extensions. The ones here can auto-create photo slides, turn text to speech and more.

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How to delete your Google data

Google collects a lot of personal data about you, but you can delete it. Here's how.

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How to download your Google data

Google collects a lot of data from you, and you can see exactly what it has by downloading a copy for yourself. Here's how to use Google's Takeout Tool to get it.

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How to add video to Google Slides for a more powerful presentation

It's easy to add video to Google Slides, so why wouldn't you give your presentation that extra boost?

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How to get a shared family calendar with a Microsoft Account

Microsoft is making it easy to create a calendar that everyone in your household can access and edit.