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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How to use Zoom

If you're working remotely or need to collaborate with colleagues, Zoom is a great videoconferencing option.

The best budget laptops for 2020

Looking for a budget laptop for school, work, or play? The best get the job done for less.
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Common Google Meet problems, and how to fix them

There are a number of bugs and problems you may come up against when you try to start or join a video call.
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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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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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The best tips for using Zoom

These tips will help you become a Zoom pro
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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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Want to know how to set up dual monitors in Windows 10? We explain the process

Expanding your virtual desktop across multiple screens can improve both your work and play, substantially.
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The most common Zoom problems and how to fix them

We help you get past the technical hurdles of videoconferencing
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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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The best Zoom backgrounds

From Pixar's cinematic backdrops to luxury homes and stunning landscapes, virtually place yourself anywhere.
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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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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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Deals

These are the best cheap office chair deals for July 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 cheap wireless mouse deals for July 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 July 2020

Coronavirus got you working off of a laptop from home? A wireless keyboard might make it more bearable.
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Get in shape and stay in shape with the best home gym deals for July 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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The best desktop monitor deals for July 2020

A quality monitor can greatly enhance your desktop PC experience, but good ones can get pricey fast. Here, we’ve scooped up all of the best monitor deals available now in one handy place.
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These are the best cheap wireless router deals for July 2020

We’ve gathered up the best wireless router deals you can find right now, from cheap routers to high-end units.
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The best Microsoft Office deals for July 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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The best laser printer deals for July 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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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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