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Amazon's Alexa finally gets support for Outlook.com calendars

Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, has lots of neat skills. So many, in fact, it seems like a new one appears every day. Here are some of our favorite tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Echo, Dot, or Tap.
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Fight temptation: Protect Android phones against unwanted in-app purchases

It's all too easy for little ones to rack up a giant bill using in-app purchases, so it pays -- no pun intended -- to make sure your account is properly protected. Here's how to do so on your Android device,
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How to force quit a misbehaving app on your iPhone or iPad

If you have an unresponsive or otherwise misbehaving app on your iPhone or iPad, you may have to close out of the app completely and restart it. Follow these simple steps to force close the app in question.
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Keep your kids from spending hundreds of dollars and more ways of parenting with Alexa

Amazon's digital assistant is capable of providing some amazing services. However, as many parents have learned, it's also capable of enabling some colossal parenting bungles. Here are a few ways to keep her a little more PG.
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Lost and found: Here’s how to locate your iPhone when it goes missing

Finding a lost cell phone used to take hours upon hours of scrounging. Thankfully, you can now locate your device in a matter of minutes using Find My iPhone, one of the most convenient features of iOS.
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How to find your router’s IP address and login info

Knowing your router's default IP and admin password ensures you can make changes and secure your network's integrity while keeping unwanted users away. However, remembering said credentials isn't always easy.
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Didn’t mean to delete that? Here’s how to recover deleted text messages on your iPhone

If you've ever needed to recover text messages, photos, or other types of media, there are a few simple ways to do so in iOS 10. Here are just a few examples, whether you prefer to go with a third-party app or one of several built-in…
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Top 10 ways to speed up Windows 7, 8.1, & 10

Unlike fine wine and good cheese, your computer doesn't get better with age. Fortunately, these 10 tips will help you speed up your operating system, regardless of which version of Microsoft's popular OS you're currently running.
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How to install Android apps on a Chromebook

Google is enabling Android app support on Chrome OS and Chromebook hardware, so you're likely wondering how to get started. Here's an overview of setting up your Chromebook for Android apps, even if it's not officially supported yet.
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How to hide photos on an Android phone and keep those saucy snaps private

If you’re worried about embarrassing videos or saucy snaps falling into the wrong hands, then you need to take action to safeguard them from prying eyes. Here’s how to hide photos on your Android device.
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How to hide photos on your iPhone

People tend to take a ton of photos using their smartphone, but not all are meant to be shared or seen. Luckily, hiding photos on your iOS device is easy, whether you want to use built-in utilities or apps with added security.
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How to root your Android phone or tablet in 2017 (and unroot it) 2:11

Are you wondering whether to root your Android smartphone or stick with stock Android? Perhaps you’ve decided to do it and you just need to know how? Here, you'll find an explanation and a quick guide to rooting your Android…