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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.

iOS Files app

How to use Google Drive on iPhone, iPad

Most iOS Files users rely on a range of different storage services, not just iCloud.

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28 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

This collection of keyboard shortcuts for macOS can help users get the most from their iMacs, MacBook Pro and MacBook laptops.

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

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the date command. In its simplest form, it provides the date and time in a nice format, including the time zone.

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10+ tips for better iPhone battery life

There's nothing worse than running out of power when you're trying to get somewhere or need to get work done.

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An interesting Inbox-like delivery option for Gmail

Reclaim control of your email — and your life — with the flip of a single virtual switch.

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Microsoft Word for Android (and iOS) cheat sheet

Word isn’t just for the desktop anymore. Here’s your guide to creating, editing, and collaborating on documents in Microsoft’s Word mobile app.

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How to merge in R

See how to merge data in R three different ways: with base R’s merge function, dplyr’s family of join functions, and the data.table package.

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12 Mac tips for Thanksgiving

I thought U.S. readers might enjoy a dozen useful Mac tips to while away a little time today between the turkey and the pie.

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

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the bmon command. It’s a graphical tool for looking at network bandwidth.

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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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How make a Windows disaster recovery kit

Make your own disaster checklist and recovery toolkit before trouble happens.

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Become a certified IoT business leader

IDG Insider Pro and CertNexus are partnering to offer business leaders a course and associated credential to boost collaboration and drive informed IoT business decisions.

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How to use the dtplyr package

The dtplyr 1.0 package lets you write dplyr R code and access speedy data.table performance. Find out how

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

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the uniq command. It’s a command that’s very useful when you want to reduce or summarize information.

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5 hidden Windows 10 features you should be using

They may not get much press, but these powerful built-in Windows 10 tools can help you work smarter.

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22 worthwhile ways to use Google Assistant on a Chromebook

Google Assistant is finally working its way into the fabric of Chrome OS, and it's bringing with it some interesting new possibilities.

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How to harden web browsers against cyberattacks

Use these techniques to limit attackers’ ability to compromise systems and websites.

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