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10 ways Android and Windows 10 can work well together

You can sync reminders between an Android device and a Windows 10 PC, share files and more — if you have the right apps.

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The 20-minute Android tune-up

A few minutes of maintenance each year can keep your Android phone running like a well-oiled machine.

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How to search Twitter with R

See how to search, filter, and sort tweets using R and the rtweet package. It’s a great way to follow conference hashtags. If you want to follow along with the optional code for creating clickable URL links, make sure to install the...

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How to prep for Windows 7, Server 2008 end of life

Still running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008? Take these steps to minimize your risk.

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Is your Gmail inbox setup slowing you down?

Give your inbox new energy for the new year by optimizing it for your work style.

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How to avoid collaboration burnout

While collaboration tools are pervasive in the enterprise, practices for smartly managing the flow of information created by and in them is not. As a result, these tools often lead to overload and burnout.

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How to background a process: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how you can move a running task into the background and what that means. Once you use the bg command, you have the ability to run other commands.

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The secret to smarter package tracking on Android

Want insanely simple, accurate, and automated package tracking on Android? This crafty hack is for you.

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How iPhones can help manage 'always-on' work-related stress

Here are eight ways iPhones can help manage workplace stress, prevent burnout and bolster productivity.

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3 easy ways to make your Windows network harder to hack

Start the new year off by eliminating common paths for attackers to breach your network.

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6 iPhone hacks to make you more productive

There are many ways to be more productive while on the go with your iPhone. Here’s a brand new collection of them.

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How to use the lsof command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the lsof (list open files) command. To properly list all open files, you should use sudo. Otherwise you’re likely to run into a lot of Permission Denied warnings.

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How to send SMS text messages from R

See how to send a text message directly from an R script with Twilio and the Twilio R package.

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How to fix insecure LDAP binds

Prevent Windows admin credentials from being exposed in cleartext with this tip.

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8 ways to turn Android into a productivity powerhouse

With just a handful of easy adjustments, your Android phone can become a lean, mean productivity machine.

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How to use apparmor: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn about apparmor. It’s a security module that runs by default on certain Linux systems – like newer Ubuntu and Debian. Apparmor enforces restrictions using file system paths while SELinux applies security labels...

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How to get maximum protection from MFA in Office 365

Follow these steps to ensure your multi-factor authentication for Office 365 is effective.

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22 Siri commands (almost) every AirPod user needs

Siri on your AirPods will help you get so much done.

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