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5 terminal commands every Linux newbie should know

Sometimes you'll need to use the terminal, but it's not as scary as you think.

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6 things you'll miss if you switch from iOS to Android

From iCloud photo sharing to the cursor's tiny magnifying glass, some of iOS's smallest touches are easy to overlook until they're gone.

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5 reasons to opt for a Linux rolling distro vs. a standard release

When it comes to Linux distributions, there two main methods for releasing software: a versioned system or a rolling release. Know which one is better for your needs.

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How to add a Hibernate option to the Windows 10 Start menu

Windows 10 doesn't include Hibernate in the shut-down options by default, but it's easy enough to add it.

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How to free up space with storage tools in Android 7.1

The latest version of Android has built-in tools to help you manage storage space.

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Google Drive dumps Windows XP and Vista, now what?

Google Drive is dumping official support for Windows XP and Vista. Here are some options for anyone running those systems.

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How to customize Windows 10 colors

You can tweak the built-in Windows 10 color palette quite easily; you just have to know where to look!

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Min Vid Test Pilot experiment gives Firefox a YouTube picture-in-picture mode

Min Vid for Firefox puts your YouTube videos in a mini-player that runs on your desktop.

How to Get Windows XP's Quick Launch Bar In Windows 10

The beloved Quick Launch Bar from Windows XP lives on in Windows 10, providing easy access to specific folders and files from the taskbar. Here’s how to get it.

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How to keep your Linux PC safe from exploits

The 9-year-old Dirty COW vulnerability was recently fixed, if you're running a patched kernal. Here's how to know if your Linux is safe.

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6 smart settings to make your Android phone anticipate your needs

With the combined power of Nougat and Google Now, you can train your Android phone to know what you want without being asked.

Disable Autoplay Settings In Windows 10

Use the AutoPlay settings to keep malicious files from downloading to your PC. Here's how.

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How to pin the Recent Items folder to File Explorer in Windows 10

File Explorer already has a recent-items section in the Quick Access section. But this one's better.

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How to recover lost data using TestDisk

This free open-source tool can save a partition that's been overwritten and recover lost files.

How to repair Windows 10's Master Boot Record

You should know how to repair your Master Boot Record, because if ransomware or some other disaster bricks your PC, you just might be able to save it. Here’s how.

Google's Chromebook End Of Life Policy Gives Your Laptop Five Years to Live

Older Chromebooks will lose support after five years, if Google’s Chromebook End of Life Policy has its way. Here’s what to expect as the dreaded date nears.

Use Windows 10's Battery Saver to squeeze more life out of your laptop

Settings for screen brightness, low-power mode and more will help you last longer on a charge.

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3 handy image tools you can use in File Explorer

File Explorer's Manage tab for photos has some quick-and-easy photo-management tools for Windows 8 and Windows 10 users.

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How to benchmark your Linux system

While the most common PC benchmarks are specific to Windows, there are a number of benchmarks available to Linux systems, and most of them are free.

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How to find out what Facebook knows about you

Facebook uses your online activity to build an advertising profile about you. Here's how to look at (and edit) some of that information.