How to work from home

The coronavirus has forced millions of workers to work from home for the first time. If you’re like most people, you don’t have a fully-furnished home office complete with equipment for video conferencing or file-sharing ready to go. You could just work from your laptop in bed in your pajamas, but setting up a proper work environment is key to mastering to working at home productively.

Here’s everything you need to become a work from life pro, from what new gear to buy to remote work tips and tricks.

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Common Google Meet problems and how to fix them

Are you having issues when attempting to create or join a Google Meet video call? Here's how to handle some of the most common ones so you can get connected.

The most common Zoom problems and how to fix them

Here are some of the most common Zoom problems and how you can fix them. From issues with your video to problems sharing your screen, we've got you covered.
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The best Zoom backgrounds

From Pixar's cinematic backdrops to luxury homes and stunning landscapes, virtually place yourself anywhere.
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Here’s how to record phone calls on your Android phone

We've put together a guide on creating a high-quality recording of a phone call on your Android device.
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How to increase your internet speed

Slow internet bogging you down? Here are the latest tips and tricks you can use to improve internet speeds.
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How to use Split View on a Mac

Split View automatically divides screen space between two applications to enhance your productivity on a Mac.
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How to Set Up Dual Monitors in Windows 10

Expanding your virtual desktop across multiple screens can improve both your work and play, substantially.
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The best tips for using Zoom

Our tips can help you become a videoconferencing pro in no time -- from adding filters to transcribing calls.
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How to use Zoom

If you're working remotely or need to collaborate with colleagues, Zoom is a great videoconferencing option.
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The best video chat apps for Android and iOS

Can't see family and friends in person? You can still connect face-to-face, wherever they are in the world.
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Microsoft Teams tips and tricks

Make your online collaborations more efficient and intuitive with these little-known features and commands.
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How to change your background in Microsoft Teams

Some features are less obvious than others. Update your virtual meeting space with a new digital backdrop.
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The most common Loom problems, and how to fix them

No video content creator likes software errors. Learn how to fix errors on Windows, Google Chrome, and Mac.
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Amazon sellers are price-gouging on essential stay-at-home tech

Prices for everything from video game systems to home office supplies has spiked
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These are the best cheap office chair deals for September 2020

Building a home office? Make sure to get a chair that will have you feeling well supported throughout the day.
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These are the best laser printer deals for September 2020

If you do a lot of printing, then a good laser printer can save you time and money. If you're ready to make both your life and business more efficient, read on to discover the best laser printer deals available right now.
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Get in shape and stay in shape with the best home gym deals for September 2020

Stuck at home? This is might be the time to finally build that home gym you've been thinking of for years.
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These are the best Microsoft Office deals for September 2020

We’ve sniffed out the best Microsoft Office deals you can find now, along with a rundown of the Office suites.
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These are the best cheap wireless mouse deals for September 2020

Setting up a home office? We've gathered here the best wireless mouse deals you can buy right now.
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These are the best cheap wireless keyboard deals for September 2020

Coronavirus got you working off of a laptop from home? A wireless keyboard might make it more bearable.
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Save big on these Asus and Netgear routers ahead of Memorial Day

Score up to $193 off with these early Memorial Day sales we found on Asus and Netgear wireless routers.
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How to build a remote home office for less than $550, or less than $1,000

If you're setting up a remote office, you'll need the right equipment to do it, and Dell has it. You don't have to spend a fortune to build a good setup, either: We've laid out two different ways you can build a remote office on a budget.
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Apple Deals: Huge discounts on AirPods, iPad and iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and iMac

From tablets to computers, we’ve listed here several must-have Apple devices at incredibly discounted prices.
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Best Buy discounts iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and Surface Pro 7

The Microsoft Surface Pro 7, iPad Pro, and MacBook Air are simply some of the best devices that you can get for productivity as well as entertainment.
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Kids bored at home? Treat them to an Xbox One S or Xbox One X on the cheap

The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X are perfect for keeping your kids entertained.
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