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iPhone touch gestures and commands—no Home button, no problem!

Now that there’s no Home button, how do I take a screenshot? Use Apple Pay? Call on Siri? Our guide will show you.

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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer

Moving files between your Android device and a Windows PC, Mac, or Chromebook doesn't have to be difficult — or dependent on any cloud services.

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How to use the over-capture feature in the new iPhone camera to crop and adjust images later

Apple added a way to capture details outside your frame camera preview to aid in adjusting a picture after you snap the virtual shutter.

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Excel: Top 10 tips for beginners

If you're just getting started using Microsoft Excel, these tips will help you create a spreadsheet and write a formula.

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macOS Catalina: How to use the new features in Safari 13

New features make it easier to manage multiple windows and tabs.

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How to create a bootable macOS Catalina installer drive

Put the macOS Catalina installer on an external USB thumb drive or hard drive and use it to install the operating system on a Mac.

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How to find out if your Mac’s software is 32- or 64-bit

If you plan to use macOS beyond Mojave, you need to upgrade any 32-bit apps on your Mac to 64-bit. Here’s how to check for 32-bit apps on your Mac.

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20 Slack tips, tricks and hacks for power users

Slack is a powerful collaboration tool with many hidden ways of doing things. Here’s how to get the most from it from users who know it best.

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iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: How to use Markup on your screen captures and photos

Use Apple’s built-in tool to draw on images, add highlights and annotates, stamp your signature, and insert captions in screen captures, Photos, and Messages.

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How Gmail filters can help organize your inbox

Automate your inbox and enhance your organization by taking full advantage of what Gmail filters have to offer.

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How to stop your Apple Watch from waking you up while sleeping

The Apple Watch still doesn’t have native sleep tracking, so you’ll need to jump through a few hoops if you want to wear it overnight.

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How to collaborate on Microsoft Office files in G Suite

G Suite lets you edit Docs, Sheets, and Slide files with other collaborators, and you can do the same with Microsoft Office files. Here’s how to get started.

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If your August, Nest, and Hue home/away triggers aren’t working with your new iPhone 11, here’s a fix

If your home/away triggers aren't working in iOS 13, you need to check your location settings.

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How to watch Apple’s ‘By innovation only’ event on September 10

You can watch the show on any Apple device or, for the first time, on YouTube.

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How to install a smart switch

Let us show you the easiest way to install a smart switch.

2-Minute Linux Tip: The env command

Use the env command to learn how to gather info about your shell environment on Linux.

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13 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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How to save money and scan your photos digitally using your phone and Google PhotoScan

School photos and wedding photographers now offer you the rights to digital images for an additional fee. But using Google PhotoScan and your smartphone, you may be able to create your own digital images, for free.

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Android 10: Getting started with the best new features

The new Android 10 looks a whole lot like Android 9 Pie, but there are plenty of cool new features to explore if you know where to find them.

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10 top tips for saving your smartphone’s battery

While we've come to depend on smartphones for much of our daily lives, too often we run apps, services or systems that unnecessarily hit battery life.

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