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Microsoft OneNote for beginners: Everything you need to know

OneNote is the Great Organizer of Microsoft programs, ready to take almost any kind of content and make it available across multiple platforms. Here's how to get started.

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3 tools that easily unsubscribe you from emails

Email subscriptions can quickly overwhelm your inbox. Use these services to clean up the mess.

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How to create an icon-only bookmarks bar in your browser

Maximize the space on you bookmarks bar by removing the text.

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How to use Process Explorer, Microsoft's free, supercharged Task Manager alternative

Microsoft's Process Explorer is a powerful utility that makes the built-in Windows Task Manager obsolete. Here's how to use it.

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How to use the Skype Chrome extension to quickly add Skype call links to calendar entries

The Skype extension for Chrome lets you add call links to your calendar entries on Google and Outlook.com.

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3 Windows text expanders that take the tedium out of typing

These apps let you easily insert commonly used phrases and sentences with just a few keystrokes, saving you time and effort.

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How to jazz up your Firefox new-tab page with the upcoming Activity Stream feature

Try Activity Stream before it's built in to Firefox later in the year.

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Excel logical formulas: 8 simple IF statements to get started

This is where the number-crunching fun starts. Learn the ins and outs of the logical formulas that represent the heart of Excel.

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Skype like a boss with these hidden chat commands

Skype has several powerful slash commands you should know about.

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How Babelsoft Media Preview reveals less-common file types in Explorer

Babelsoft Media Preview is the answer for revealing less-common multimedia files that Windows Explorer's own Preview tool doesn't support.

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How to update your PC's BIOS

Updating your BIOS can cut boot times, fix compatibility issues, and improve overall performance--or brick your system if you do it wrong.

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How to make Word custom bullet points to enhance your documents

Word's built-in bullet points can give boring reports a bit of bling, but you can do even more by creating custom bullets from an image file. Here's how.

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Quickly scan your Gmail inbox with website favicons

Gmail Sender Icons is a handy Chrome extension that puts each sender's website favicon in the subject line.

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4 ways to block political posts on Facebook

Maybe you've made a political post or two (or more) on Facebook, or maybe you're trying to hide from them. Here's how to silence the noise.

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Why extracting images from Word is so hard, with 3 decent workarounds

Extracting images from Word is not a simple cut-and-paste proposition. We explain why it's so hard and show you the pros and cons of the workarounds.