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Emily Schiola

Emily Schiola

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Emily Schiola is an editorial assistant at Digital Trends where she covers mostly social media and how-to pieces. In her spare time, she likes to binge-watch YouTube and Netflix, and is a frequent visitor of the Oregon Zoo. She has also taken it upon herself to taste all the local beers in Portland, OR.

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The best Google Easter eggs

Google has a tendency to play pranks come April, but the tech giant is known for more than a few holiday-centric gags. The search engine is lined with an assortment of tools, inside jokes, and the like, many of which are accessible with a simple query. Here are a few you should know.
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The best apps for kids

Kids these days naturally understand smartphones better than anyone who has come before them. Check out this list of fun and educational apps for kids.
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How to stop Facebook from using your browser history

It was only a matter of time before Facebook began selling your browser history to advertisers. Thankfully, our quick guide details how you can prevent it.
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Create a beautiful website the easy way with these free tools

Designing a website can be time consuming and expensive. Here are the best free programs you can use to help you create a site in no time.
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The best food and drink apps for iOS

Let's face it, not everyone can channel Wolfgang Puck without at least a little help. Check out our selection of the best food and drink apps for iOS.
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The definitive guide to fixing a clogged toilet

An overflowing toilet is beyond stressful, but so is paying for a plumber. Here are a few simple solutions if you want to take care of the clog yourself.
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Maintain your health and mind with these 15 medical apps

You use your smartphone for everything, you might as well use it to take care of your physical well being. Check out this list of medical apps.

Keep your iPhone 6 pristine with these 5 screen protectors

The best part of the new iPhone is the bigger display. Thus, here are our favorite screen protectors for the iPhone 6, so you can thwart unwanted scratches.
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Tauntaun not included: $14.9-million home with Star Wars-themed room for sale

Want to hunker down on Hoth? Thankfully for you, tech mogul Dirk Gates is offering his home for a cool $14.9 million, complete with a Star Wars-theme room.
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How to connect a PS4 controller to a Mac

Gaming on a Mac need not be limited by a single button mouse. Our simple guide shows you how to connect a PS4 controller to a Mac.
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Cash in on your mobile photography with these smartphone apps

You take photos with your phone all the time, so why not get paid for them? These free apps let you upload pictures and make a bit of money.
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Kill the clutter with our guide to using Gmail tabs and labels

You likely get more emails than you know what to do with. Check out our guide on how to add and remove tabs in Gmail, so you can better organize emails.
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10 Moto 360 tips to help you make the most of your smartwatch

Wearables are the next big thing. Find out how to get the most out of your Motorola smartwatch with some of the best Moto 360 tips and tricks around.
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Truly relax by setting a vacation reminder in Gmail

Everyone needs a vacation. Here's our quick guide on how to turn on Gmail's vacation reminder, so you can spend less time rummaging through your inbox.
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Drones gone wild: 10 acts of unmanned aerial idiocy

Commercial drones are becoming more accessible. There are some out there who have done stupid things and messed up things for the rest of us.
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Cut down your monthly water bill with these handy tips

Bills are a pain, so why not try to save a little cash by tightening up water usage around the house? Here's a list of easy ways to reduce your water bill
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Get ready to look like James Bond by setting up your LG G Watch

Getting a new device is exciting, but you really use your smart watch until you set it up. The process doesn't take long.
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Trying to lose some lbs this year? Try one of these 10 delicious dieting apps

Dieting is never easy. Check out our favorite dieting apps for the iPhone, whether you want to track your caloric intake, take notes, or find a restaurant.
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How to (mostly) fix the Apple iMessage bug on iPhone

Apple has finally provided a solution to the iMessage bug plaguing people who dump Apple phones for something new. Here's how to deregister your iMessages.
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iPhone 6 vs. HTC One M8: Spec Showdown

The iPhone 6 has finally been revealed to the world, but how does it compare to the HTC One M8? See how it stands up in this spec comparison.
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Nexus 6 vs. iPhone 6: How do they measure up?

Google announced the Nexus 6 and people are excited, but how does it compare to the newest installment from Apple, the iPHone 6?
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Here’s what Google, Twitter, Instagram, and other sites would have looked like in the 1980s

These YouTube videos give you a glimpse of what today's popular websites and services would have looked like back in the 1980s. Tubular!
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iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5S: By the numbers

Apple has shown the work the iPhone 6, but what we really want to know is how it stacks up against it's baby sister, the 5S.
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9 of the coolest new tablets at IFA 2014

IFA 2014 has brought the big guns. There are plenty of wearbles, phablets, and TVs to keep you occupied but here's a list of tablets debuted in Berlin.
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How to remove the Ask toolbar from your browser

The Ask Toolbar is a nuisance disliked by many. This guide will tell you how to eradicate it from your browser.
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Protect yourself from PC cleaning scams with these tips

Check out our guide to PC cleaning scams for a closer look at how to avoid them.
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How to use System Restore in Windows 7

Windows System Restore can revert your computer to a time when it was running smoother. Check out our quick breakdown and guide for how to use it.
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How to become Twitter famous: a seven step guide

Gaining Twitter followers, and subsequently becoming a go-to user on Twitter, isn't always easy. We've laid out seven tips for becoming Twitter famous.
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A beer and liquor soaked playlist of the 25 best drinking songs

Alcohol and music go together like peanut butter and jelly. Check out our top picks for the 25 best drinking songs, regardless of your musical tastes.
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How to watch TV online for free

Can't handle the cost of cable? Here's how to get your TV fix online, legally and free of charge.
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Best free data recovery tools

Losing important files can be devastating, but these free tools can help you recover what you lost.
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Best educational games for kids

Children spend a lot of time looking at screens. We have compiled a list of educational games that will make some of that time more efficient.
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How to make an Administrator user account in Windows 8

Here's our basic guide on how to make an administrator user account in Windows 8.
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Gear Fit vs. Gear 2 vs. Gear: Which smartwatch reigns supreme?

Samsung has announced two new additions to their smartwatch family, the Gear 2 and the Gear Fit. See how they measure up against the original Galaxy Gear.