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How to handle Windows 10 and 11 updates

You can significantly delay some Windows updates, temporarily pause others, control what time of day they’re installed, uninstall problematic updates, and more. Here’s how.

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8+ useful iPhone tips for better productivity

Here is a handful of iPhone tips to take a little more friction out of your day.

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The 10 best new Microsoft Teams meeting features

Microsoft keeps adding new enhancements to Teams. Here’s how to use some recently introduced features for better Teams video meetings.

Chrome OS Features

5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

Got a Chromebook? These advanced, mostly out-of-sight options will grant your computer new powers and change the way you work (for real!).

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11 tips for wicked-fast Chromebook web browsing

Zoom around your browser like nobody's business with these easy-to-miss Chrome OS maneuvers.

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7 smart steps to get your Android phone in tip-top shape for 2022

These simple bits of maintenance will clean up your Android companion and give you a maximally efficient foundation for the new year.

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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 bookmark Safari Tab groups (and other bookmark tips)

Safari Tabs are moderately useful for research, though Apple made some some inconsistent UI decisions.

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How to manually update Microsoft Defender

It’s imperative to keep Microsoft Defender up to date even when Windows Update isn’t working. Here are several methods to manually update Defender.

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26 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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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 and 11 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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How Apple's iCloud Private Relay supports enterprise VPN

Apple's iCloud Private Relay is compatible with enterprise security policies, including VPN and proxy server prohibition.

Chrome OS Features

The top Chrome OS tips of 2021

Calling all Chromebook owners: Your holiday reading list awaits you.

Android Tips

12 Android tips you shouldn't miss from 2021

Make the most of the upcoming holiday break with these standout tips for your favorite Android phone.

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12+ tips to make remote meetings more effective

Are you drained by constant hours-long Zoom meetings in which everyone speaks but nothing seems to happen? Try a new approach.

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8+ useful tips for Notes on iPhone, iPad, Mac

You're likely juggling typical end-of-the-year business tasks, endless holiday season lists, and a pandemic. So you probably need to make Notes work for you better.

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The smart way to switch to a new Android phone

Here's how to transfer data, apps, contacts, and more from your old Android phone to a new one, along with tips for a smooth transition.

Android security

Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone

Android security doesn't have to be a source of stress. These level-headed steps are all you need to keep the boogeyman at bay.

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