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Apple has improved Mac MDM with this important feature

Mac admins now have more control over login and background items, thanks to improvements in macOS Ventura.

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Google Sheets power tips: How to use dropdown lists

Embedding dropdown lists in a spreadsheet saves time and ensures accuracy. Here’s how to make the most of them in Google Sheets.

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6 secret settings for a smarter Chrome Android setup

Supercharge your smartphone browsing experience with these powerful yet completely concealed options for Google's Chrome Android app.

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How to use Emergency SOS via satellite on iPhone 14

Apple has made a demo mode so iPhone 14 users in the US and Canada can try out satellite calling on their smartphone today. It's slated to be available in Germany, France, Ireland and the UK in December.

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The ultimate guide to Android contacts management

Your Android phone's contacts are much more than just a glorified Rolodex. Ready for an unexpected productivity upgrade?

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How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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How to unlock Google Assistant's most advanced Android shortcuts

Google Assistant has a secret superpower on Android. Ready for some exceptionally intelligent new shortcuts?

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iPhone to Android: The ultimate switching guide

Ready to make the move from iOS to Android? Here's everything you need to successfully switch from an iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, or any other Android device.

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Build the ultimate bootable Windows repair drive

Load up a USB drive with the right software, and you’ll have a complete toolkit to restart, troubleshoot, and repair Windows PCs.

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10+ ways iPadOS 16 can make you more productive

Apple's latest iteration of the iPad OS promises to help you get things done a little more effectively.

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7+ ways macOS Ventura will make you more productive

Here's a collection of the most useful productivity-enhancing improvements in macOS Ventura, which is due to arrive next week.

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How to manage and customize Windows Terminal

The Windows Terminal app provides an entry into multiple command line tools for Windows 10 and 11. Some key customizations make it even more useful.

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Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

Google Smart Lock can simplify your security and save you time across both Android and ChromeOS. Are you taking advantage of all it has to offer?

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Online privacy: Best browsers, settings, and tips

Everything you do online is tracked when you use your browser. But you can fight back. Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, and Safari privacy controls compared.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files between your Android device and a Windows PC, Mac, or Chromebook doesn't have to be difficult — or dependent on any cloud services.

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Microsoft Teams cheat sheet: How to get started

Microsoft’s answer to Slack and Zoom, Teams provides group messaging, voice and video calls, and useful integrations with other Microsoft 365 apps. Here’s how to get set up in Teams and find your way around.

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Google Sheets power tips: How to use filters and slicers

Filters and slicers help you highlight key data in a spreadsheet by hiding less relevant data. Here’s how to make them work for you in Google Sheets.

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