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How to use File History in Windows 10 and 11

You can back up and restore files with Windows’ built-in File History tool — but there are key limitations you should know.

Google Docs

3 clever new tricks to turn Google Docs into a collaboration superhub

These out-of-sight options connect Docs to Gmail and Google Calendar and make all of those services infinitely more useful.

Pixel Shortcuts

7 hidden Pixel shortcuts you probably aren't using

Got a Pixel? Any Pixel? These tucked-away time-savers will add precious moments back into your day.

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How to translate emails, documents, and more with Microsoft Office

Here’s how to translate text from one language to another in Outlook, Word, and Excel — and how to transform spoken words into real-time captions in another language with PowerPoint.

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How to make a Windows 10 or 11 image backup

Making a full system image backup preserves not only your files, but Windows and all its settings as well. Here are the best free Windows backup and recovery tools with step-by-step instructions.

Android Security Settings

12 Android settings that'll strengthen your security

Some of the most important Android settings are also the most buried — and they're absolutely worth your while to uncover and put into action.

Google Android Apps

14 useful Google apps you should be using on Android

These easily overlooked Android apps are all made by Google — and they're all worth your while to install.

Chrome OS Features

4 buried treasures that'll transform your Chrome OS experience

These new out-of-sight switches will save you time and make your Chromebook significantly smarter. So what are you waiting for?

Google Pixel Features

8 hidden Pixel features for smarter calling

Let your Pixel phone make your life easier with these exceptionally effective annoyance-eliminating options.

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10 easy steps to make Chrome faster and more secure

Looking to speed up Chrome? Give us 10 minutes, and we'll give you a noticeably better browsing experience.

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Google Sheets cheat sheet: How to get started

How to use Google Sheets to create, work with, and collaborate on spreadsheets.

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Apple's Universal Control delivers big productivity benefits

I already feel as if I’ve been using Universal Control forever; it's made my Mac, iPad workplace set up far more useful and coherent.

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28 power user tips for Microsoft Teams

Take collaboration to the next level with these Teams tips and tricks.

Pixel Notifications

A four-part Pixel notification transformation

This quick 'n' easy enhancement will change how you interact with your Pixel's notifications — for the better.

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It's time to secure the Apple enterprise

It’s reasonable to anticipate a wave of cyberattacks, which means technology users need to audit their existing security protection. Here are some starting points.

Gmail Android App

14 handy hidden features in the Gmail Android app

Make the most of Google's Gmail Android app with these out-of-the-way advanced options.

Android Gestures

10 hidden tricks for making the most of Android gestures

Get around your phone faster than ever with these easy-to-miss advanced shortcuts for Android's gesture navigation system.

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12 (additional) desktop tips to get more from your Mac

If you use a Mac to get things done, then you should know that there are ways to navigate the desktop more effectively. This short collection of tips will help.

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