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Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-575-33BM) review: This low-cost laptop provides incredible value

For just $350, the Acer Aspire E 15 amply covers basic computing needs and then some.

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4 ways to save a web page on an iPhone or Android phone

Instead of bookmarking a URL that might disappear tomorrow, try saving a web page—permanently—to your Android or iOS handset.

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6 quick ways to clear space on an overstuffed Android device

Zap cached app files in a single tap, clear the Downloads folder, delete unneeded offline maps, take charge of music downloads, and more.

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4 ways to turn off annoying notifications on your Android phone or iPhone

You turn off notifications on your Android phone or iPhone to cut down on embarrassing noises or distractions. But you can also adjust notifications so that people who matter can still get through. Here's how.

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How to download YouTube videos: 4 things you need to know

There's a reason why it's hard to find out how to download YouTube videos. Here are the legal ins and outs.

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Become an expert at Safari for iOS with these 8 tips and tricks

Hide your frequently visited sites, remotely close Safari tabs on other devices, turn web pages into PDFs, and more.

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6 great Android features missing from iOS 11

Sure, iOS 11 looks cool, but when you compare it to Android it still comes up short in some key ways, from multiple user profiles to one-touch Google searches. Read all about it here.

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5 vital Android settings that save your apps, data, battery and more

These five Android features are essential for your phone, helping you save on battery, data usage and more.

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5 things to do before giving an old iPhone or iPad to your kid

Don't hand over an aging iOS device to your eager youngster before doing a little kid-proofing first.

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10 basic iOS tricks every iPhone owner should know

From message stickers and 3D Touch to Live Photos and Apple Pay, iOS is stuffed with features that grab headlines. But some of iOS's most useful features are the oldest ones—and they're easily overlooked.

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6 super YouTube tricks for Android and iOS

The YouTube app has added support for immersive VR videos, private viewing, and even saving videos for offline viewing (via YouTube Red).

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6 ways to make the most of Android's Clock app

Six eye-opening tips and tricks for the Android Clock app, from setting louder alarm tones to overriding your Do Not Disturb rules.

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2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device

Android and iOS devices both have parental controls, but here are ways you can quickly and temporarily lock down your handset, without having to take a deep dive into the Settings menu.

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6 ways to lock down your iPhone’s lock screen

Just because your iPhone is locked with a passcode or Touch ID doesn’t mean it’s safe from prying eyes and fingers. These iOS settings can help lock down your phone’s lock screen.

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6 ways to make the most of 1Password for iOS and Android

You'll be a happier 1Password user once you master these mobile tips and tricks, from unlocking 1Password with your fingerprint to entering passwords with the 1Password keyboard.