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Android 9 Pie Problems

Android 9 Pie Lockdown Mode

A hidden Android Pie security setting everyone should enable

Give yourself added peace of mind with this powerful but buried security option in Google's Android 9 Pie release.

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Mastering Outlook and Google two-way calendar syncing

It’s easy enough to display a Google calendar in Outlook, but getting them to stay in sync requires jumping through some hoops. Here’s help.

How Apple iCloud Drive works and how to use it

Mac and iOS: How to unlock productivity using tags

Enterprise or consumer, one of the most effective ways to become more productive with what you are doing is to tag your files.

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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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10 magical productivity tips for Mac

This collection of tips can help you get things done just a little faster than before.

Snap Apps Android

A better way to snap between apps on Android

Ergonomic efficiency can be yours with this easy-to-implement Android power-up.

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

Moving files from your Android device to a Windows PC or Mac (and vice versa) doesn't have to be difficult — or dependent on any cloud services.

Android Keyboard Shortcuts

7 hidden shortcuts for typing faster on Android

Save time and get more accomplished with these handy hidden shortcuts for entering text on Android.

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The MacBook Pro’s T2 chip boosts enterprise security

The new T2 chip in Apple's MacBook Pro provides a secure boot, even for Windows installations on a Mac.

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5 ways to make Windows 10 act like Windows 7

With support for Windows 7 running out soon, many companies and individuals are making the move to Windows 10. Here’s how to make the new OS more familiar.

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R tip: Create maps in R

In this seventh episode of Do More with R, learn how to create maps in R—it’s easier than you think, thanks to new and updated packages like sf, tmap, and ggplot2

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Linux tip: How to use pipes

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at pipes, which take the output of the command on the left side and pass it to the command on the right to use as input.

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Linux tip: How to use the od command

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the od command, which allows you to look at the content of files.

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How to handle Windows 10 updates

Step 1: Understand that there are updates, and then there are updates.

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How to use Apple Maps more effectively

How to use some of the lesser-known features tucked away inside Apple Maps.

Android P Features On Any Phone

How to get Android-P-like features on any phone right now

Make your phone smarter with these Android-P-inspired add-ons — many of which actually outshine their official operating system equivalents.

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R tip: Iterate with purrr's map_df function

In this sixth episode of Do More with R, learn how to apply a function to a vector of values and return a data frame

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Linux tip: How to use the find command

In today’s Linux tip, we look at the find command – a tool that will prove very useful when you’re trying to locate a file or set of files based on almost any criteria.

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