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How to handle Windows 10 updates

Step 1: Understand that there are updates, and then there are updates.

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How to set up Microsoft Teams for security and compliance

These are the security and compliance decisions you need to make when deploying Microsoft Teams.

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How to take full advantage of Android 10's privacy-reclaiming powers

Attention, Android device owners: Follow these fast steps to make sure you get the full benefits from one of Android 10's most important additions.

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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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How to use the env command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

Learn how to use the env command. The most useful thing it does is to provide information on your shell environment when you’re working on the Linux command line.

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How to supercharge Slack with ‘action’ apps

Step up your Slack game by integrating third-party apps like Asana, Zapier, and Todoist. We show you how.

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How to disable basic or legacy authentication to set up MFA in Office 365

Microsoft recommends setting up multi-factor authentication in Windows 10 for better security, but you have to disable basic or legacy authentication first.

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How to get API data with R

No R package for an API you’d like to use? No problem! See how to write your own R code to pull data from an API using API key authentication.

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How to make an Image Resize app with Automator on your Mac

Do you spend time resizing images for reports, documents or the web? Use this tip...

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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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How to use the touch command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the touch command. It allows you to create an empty file or update a file’s last updated date/time settings.

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How to get Android 10's hidden features on any phone today

Try out two of Android 10's most interesting and elusive elements — no matter what version of Android you're running! — with these easy-to-follow steps.

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10+ essential Siri tips for productive Macs

Most Mac users already use Siri to search the web and solve maths problems, but you can do more...

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Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

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Word 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in Word 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 13 ways to speed up your PC

If you want to speed up Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips. Your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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How to create a mobile policy for iOS devices

When developing a mobile policy for iPhones and iPads, it’s important to keep in mind that from an EMM perspective, Apple’s biggest goal ( beyond privacy) is delivering a single seamless iOS experience.

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7 Quick Base tips and tricks

Quick Base is a powerful low-code tool that lets business users create their own applications. These seven tricks will illuminate some of the paths to building successful enterprise apps and workflows.

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