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How to create and edit Memoji in iOS 12

It's an Animoji...of you! Create and edit your own custom avatar in iOS 12.

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How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

If you want to be on the cutting edge of Apple software this summer, you can sign up for the company's developer program, or wait until public betas of the OSes are released. Here's what to do and where to go.

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18 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these advanced tips for Google's Chrome Android browser.

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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Microsoft Word: How to open or import other file formats

Microsoft Word can accommodate a surprising number of file formats, and even take in Excel and PowerPoint data, though it might look funny. Here's how.

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How to enable Messages in iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Keep all your iMessages in sync with the best new feature of iOS 11.4.

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5 Android Messages features you should start using

You might not even realize all the neat things you can do with Android Messages: Add a subject, archive old threads, attach money and more.

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How to add an SSD to your laptop

By adding a solid-state drive to a budget laptop, either as a hard-drive replacement or companion, you can realize noticeable gains and get additional life from your portable PC.

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Tablo DVR users: These tips will help you get the most out of it

Get the most of Tablo's over-the-air DVR with these seven tricks.

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What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

The data scientist role varies depending on industry, but there are common skills, experience, education and training that will give you a leg up in starting your data science career.

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How to save an MP3 or AAC file to your iPhone or iPad

Saving music files to your iPhone is easy, you just need a computer with iTunes.

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How to upgrade your laptop's RAM

You can significantly improve your laptop PC's performance by adding RAM, especially if you're running a 64-bit version of Windows.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 10 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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14 easy ways to cut back on data use in Android

Trimming back your Android data use can save you or your employer a bundle on your phone bill — and with little downside. So what are you waiting for?

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Android data tips that will save you money

Cutting back on your Android data use can make your phone bill plummet, and it's easy to do with a few key tweaks. Ready to start saving?

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How to use, modify, and create templates in Word

Word templates provide the design consistency that any organization (or individual) needs to look professional. Here's how to use pre-made templates or create your own.

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R tip: Learn dplyr’s case_when() function

In this second episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, shows how dplyr's case_when() function helps avoid a lot of nested ifelse statements

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R tip: How to create easy interactive scatter plots with taucharts

In this first episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, demonstrates how easy it is to use the R language to create an interactive scatter plot with multiple trendline...

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