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12+ tips to make remote meetings more effective

Are you drained by constant hours-long Zoom meetings in which everyone speaks but nothing seems to happen? Try a new approach.

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8+ useful tips for Notes on iPhone, iPad, Mac

You're likely juggling typical end-of-the-year business tasks, endless holiday season lists, and a pandemic. So you probably need to make Notes work for you better.

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The smart way to switch to a new Android phone

Here's how to transfer data, apps, contacts, and more from your old Android phone to a new one, along with tips for a smooth transition.

Android security

Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone

Android security doesn't have to be a source of stress. These level-headed steps are all you need to keep the boogeyman at bay.

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Windows 11 cheat sheet

Get up to speed with the new interface and features in Windows 11.

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11 smart steps for managing files on a Chromebook

Working in Chrome OS? These are the efficiency-enhancing file tricks you've been missing.

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Using DISM to install Windows updates

If Windows Update can’t install a particular update (or isn’t working all), Microsoft’s DISM command provides a simple way to get Windows updates installed.

Android 12 Fixes

6 easy fixes for Android 12 annoyances

Blast away Android 12's most bothersome buzzkills with these super-simple 60-second solutions.

Chrome OS Plan

Give your Chrome OS interface an instant upgrade

Your Chromebook's got a new and improved way of getting stuff accomplished, and it'll take you all of 20 seconds to turn it on.

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How to use FileVault to protect business data on Macs

If you use Macs for business, you should be familiar with FileVault. Apple’s built-in disk encryption system for macOS can help protect corporate data.

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How to use Outlook’s new calendar board view to organize your work

Outlook on the web lets you organize tasks, notes, files, and more in a Kanban-style board that’s tied to your main Outlook calendar. Here’s how to get started.

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How to repair Windows 10 (and 11) in 4 steps

When Windows 10 gets wonky, try this series of repair techniques — in this order — to attempt to set things right.

Google Assistant Android

11 advanced Assistant tricks you should really remember on Android

Google Assistant can do more than you'd realize. Ready to teach your phone a few new tricks?

Android 12 Features

5 Android 12 features you can bring to any phone today

Jonesing for a taste of Android 12? Here's how to recreate a few of the more interesting features seen in Google's still-under-development software.

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50 Chromebook tips for maximum productivity

Supercharge your Chrome OS experience with these time-saving tricks and techniques.

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How to block Windows 10 version 21H2 (and Windows 11) from installing

Windows 10 21H2 is a very minor update, and you may not want to be a beta tester for Windows 11. Here’s how to keep both of the new releases off your system for now.

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7 new hidden Pixel treasures to find in Android 12

Hey, Pixel owners: Think you've found all that Android 12 has to offer on your Google-made phone? Think again.

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3 fantastic ways Notion can make you more efficient

Notion is one of the best business tools out there for efficiency and organization, but figuring out how to approach it isn't exactly easy.

How to use Shortcuts in macOS Monterey

Shortcuts automations are designed to simplify repetitive tasks; here's what you need to know to begin to use them.

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13 handy hidden tricks for Google Maps on Android

Take advantage of all Maps has to offer by tapping into these easily overlooked features and options.

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