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How to Use Apple’s Powerful New Notes Features in iOS 11

The built-in Notes app on iPhone and iPad has become a powerful tool for organization. In iOS 11, Apple is adding features that could help it compete against more popular note-taking apps like OneNote and Evernote. Notes hasn’t been redesigned like the Control Center, but it’s getting its fair share of new, useful features. Show More Summary

11 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on Campus

It’s that time of year: students are heading back to campus with laptops and tablets in hand. A trove of devices is all but necessary for getting through university in the modern age. But that also means there’s ample opportunity for thieves and other miscreants. Show More Summary

The Best Guide to Google Forms You’ll Ever Find

Google Forms is a powerful form-building tool that is easy to use. But, for those new to it or others who only use certain features, you may not realize all that it can do. This guide to Google Forms will walk you through every button, feature, question type, and setting. Show More Summary

Turn Your Microsoft Documents Into Mind Maps for Visualizing Concepts

A Microsoft Word document can be a complex pile of words. Sometimes you need to polish it with crystal thinking and give it a clear direction. Outlining a Word document before you write is one option. But have you considered a mind map...Show More Summary

How to Request a Refund on Facebook

These days, there’s much more to Facebook than just poking your friends and sharing photos of your birthday. Facebook has grown to become a thriving and active marketplace. And like any marketplace, there are times when you need to get a refund for something you’ve purchased. Show More Summary

How to Get the Classic Task Manager Back in Windows 10

The Windows Task Manager got a fresh look in Windows 8 that stuck around for Windows 10. Aside from a more user-friendly look, it’s regrouped a few features and lets you manage more from one interface. While you can do a lot with the new Task Manager, some might yearn for the older interface of Windows 7 and before. Show More Summary

How to Back Up or Export Your Twitter Lists

Twitter lists are the social network’s most underrated feature, but one of its most useful. You can use lists to follow a carefully curated topic without flooding your home feed, and can easily share those lists with others. But given...Show More Summary

What the Early iPhone 8 Reviews Are Saying…

At its annual fall event for 2017, Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. These two phones were, however, somewhat overshadowed by the unveiling of the iPhone X. The latter is the new, forward-looking, premium product Apple thinks is worthy of a whopping $999 price tag. Show More Summary

You Can Now Download iOS 11 on Your iPhone or iPad

Apple is finally releasing iOS 11 to the general public. And this isn’t the buggy beta version that has been available since the end of June. No, this is the real deal, the official release, the final version of iOS 11. And all you need to download iOS 11 is to own a compatible Apple device. Show More Summary

The 6 Best Hoverboards, E-Skateboards, and Other Rideables

Alternative modes of transportation abound. While once skateboards and scooters littered the pavement, they’ve been usurped by rideables. While these flashy and futuristic-looking gadgets resemble the likes of skateboards and unicycles, they’re battery powered — for faster transport. Show More Summary

7 Odd Windows Features That Will Make You Wonder

Most computer users only interact with a fraction of the files on their PC. In addition to your personal data, you’ll find thousands of operating system files that Windows uses. Unless you’re trying to fix a specific problem, you’ll probably never bother with them. Show More Summary

Today Only: Amazon Has a Bunch of Gaming PCs On Sale

If you’re in the market for a high-end gaming desktop or laptop, it’s time to buy! There are quite a few on sale today only, and they’re some tremendous discounts. Discounted Desktops ASUS Core i5 Performance Gaming Desktop ASUS Core...Show More Summary

10 Smart Home Products You Can Install in 10 Minutes or Less

We’ve previously shown that building a smart home can be done on a tight budget and still make a huge difference in your day-to-day lifestyle. And while cost is sometimes a major factor in smart home decisions, there is another issue: installation time. Show More Summary

How to Use iOS 11’s Customizable Control Center on iPhone and iPad

iOS 11 brings the third major iteration of Apple’s shortcut feature known as Control Center. We first saw it appear with iOS 7, and it was refreshed just last year. In iOS 11, Apple is going back to single page design for the Control Center, based on expandable widgets and customizable controls. Show More Summary

12 Amazing Facebook Messenger Bots You Can Chat With

Facebook Messenger has a ton of features most people barely use, or are perhaps not even aware of. One of the most impressive of these are “bots.” Bots are pieces of software that automate specific tasks. For a while now, developers have been able to create bots for Messenger, and there are thousands of them out there. Show More Summary

5 Ways Your Information Is Being Exploited Every Day

Are you privacy-conscious? How troubled are you by corporate invasions of privacy? You may not be too worried about having your rights infringed. You might be very concerned by the fact you’re being tracked. It actually doesn’t matter too much, because a lot of the things we take for granted can also be used against us. Show More Summary

10 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Arduino

Arduino is one of the best geeky hobbies you can learn because it involves a little bit of everything: circuits, coding, do-it-yourself, problem solving, creativity, etc. But even if you have no experience with any of that, you should still learn Arduino — even if just the basics. Show More Summary

The Pinebook 64 is a $100 Laptop That Isn’t Actually Terrible (Review and Giveaway)

Our verdict of the Pinebook 64 :Despite the dodgy keyboard, this is a great budget Linux laptop, ideal for most online activities and word processing. It should suit students and entry-level developers, too.710 We're giving away a Pinebook 64. Show More Summary

iOS 11 Out Now: How to Download & Install it on iPhone & iPad

It’s that time of year again! A brand new iPhone has been revealed, and a brand new version of Apple’s mobile operating system is ready for public consumption. Despite the focus on brand new hardware this time round, there are still plenty of exciting features in iOS 11 to unpack and enjoy. Show More Summary

How to Set Up Custom Gmail Signatures for All Your Email Accounts

Gmail offers a terrific feature for creating custom email signatures. And what makes it even better is that you can make and use a different one for each connected email account. Taking a few minutes to do this for your various addresses can save you time in the long run and provide consistency for your recipients too. Show More Summary

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