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How to use a Chromebook: 10 must-know tips, tricks, and tools for beginners

Chromebooks are dead-simple to use, but just like any PC a little tweaking makes your experience that much better.

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How to personalize your Windows 10 PC

How to set Windows 10's themes, configure your Start menu and taskbar, and understand the privacy features—all to make your new PC feel like home.

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How to remove your login password from Windows 10

Sure, you can remove your password from your Windows 10 PC, as long as it's in a very safe place. Here's how.

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8 tips to help you get started with Paint.net

DotPDN's Paint.net is a free photo-editing software program with a lot to offer. It has the basic skill set to edit your photographs, it’s intuitive, and it’s easy to use.

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GIMP basics: Best tips and tricks for beginners

GIMP has matured into a truly incredible photo-editing program. If you’re coming by way of Photoshop, however, use these tips to ease the transition.

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If you're not seeing the new Google Assistant on your Pixel 4, here's how to fix it

Even of you have the Google Pixel 4, the new Google Assistant might still be in hiding. Here's how to find it.

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Amazon Echo vs. Google Nest: Which of the two big smart platforms is right for you?

The choice between Amazon Alexa-powered Echo devices or Nest gadgets with Google Assistant can be a tough one. We'll help you pick.

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Where's the new Assistant on the Pixel 4?

The new Google Assistant might be missing from your Pixel 4. Here's how to get it.

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How to use Windows' Your Phone app to connect your phone to your PC

We'll walk you through how to use Windows 10's Your Phone app, from basic setup to its ability to show texts and notifications, remotely interact with your Android phone's screen, and even place calls.

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Photo editing basics: 6 tips for polishing and perfecting finished images

Make your digital images even better by using photo editing software to polish and perfect the finished images. We cover basic tips for getting started.

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How to create a local account in Windows 10

Want to create a local account to use on your PC for yourself or other people in your home? Here's how to do that.

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Nest Mini unboxing

Nest is now the overarching brand for all Google smart home products, so the company's second-generation small smart speaker is called the Nest Mini. We're in the process of reviewing it, but here's a quick look and a guide to setting it up.

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How to play music on all (or some) of your Amazon Alexa speakers at once

Want to hear tunes booming throughout your house? If you have Amazon Echo devices in multiple rooms, just ask Alexa, although you’ll need to tweak some settings first.

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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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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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How to install a smart switch

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

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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.