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How to add an external HDD to your Sony PS4

Sony's latest PS4 System Software now supports external hard drive support for the game console, letting you expand the storage from its original 500GB. Network World editor Keith Shaw shows you how to add the storage without needing a screwdriver (before this update, you could expand storage capacity by installing an internal drive).

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Back up all your data—and we mean all of it—to your NAS box without installing any software

NAS boxes can use old-school protocols and their own apps to back up your PCs from far and near, as well as sync with cloud services to keep your mobile data safe.

Setting up DLP features for email security

Network World contributing editor David Strom provides a roundup of how to enable data leak prevention features on three email security platforms.

How to create a mobile hotspot with your Android smartphone

On the road and need to connect for work? No worries, because CIO.com senior writer Sarah White, has you covered. In this video she demonstrates what it takes to turn your 4G enabled Android device into a a mobile wireless hotspot.

How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

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How to identify and resolve double-NAT problems

We’ll show you how to eliminate this conflict between your router and your broadband gateway.

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6 gotta-know Spotify tips for Android and iOS

Save Spotify radio stations for offline listening, snip out the gaps between songs, keep the music playing when your playlist runs out, and more.

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Windows 10: Maps and Mail

Windows 10's Maps and Mail apps were once deemed inadequate by many, but have recently grown into highly useful tools.

How to use Microsoft’s Paint 3D app

Paint 3D is coming with the Windows 10 Creators Update. But we can show you how to create cool 3D scenes right now.

3 Ways to Speed Up Windows 10

Windows 10's settings offer a few surprising ways to make the OS run faster.

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How to browse Netflix's hidden categories

Netflix Categories for Chrome is an easy way to browse the video site without searching.

How to remove malware

If you've found malware on your system, what should you do about it? This video walks you through the steps of getting the bad stuff off your PC.

How to Clean-install Windows without Bloatware

You can get rid of bloatware or other troublesome software by doing a clean install of Windows 10. Here’s how it works.

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How to find, view, and delete everything the Amazon Echo and Google Home know about you

Take charge of your privacy so there are no surprises about how much information your digital assistant is holding onto.

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How—and why—you should use a VPN any time you hop on the internet

We'll show you how to protect your online privacy as governments around the world, including the U.S., step up their online surveillance efforts.

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How to quickly check that your home IoT devices are secure

Don't let your smart clock expose you to hackers. A web app from BullGuard can help.

How to recover your system from a Ransomware attack

After infecting a system with Locky Ransomware, CSO attempted to recover it using basic tools and backups

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Primed for pigskin: The best ways to watch football this season (with or without cable)

Whether you’re a cord cutter or a pay-TV addict, we’ll show you all the ways you can watch this season’s bone-crunching action on screens of any size.

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How to use FileBot to organize your Plex video files

FileBot organizes the TV shows and movies saved to your hard drive so they are easier to find on Plex.

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How to monitor, measure, and manage your broadband consumption

Dealing with a data cap? Tired of getting dinged for busting through it? Learn how to identify the hogs on your network and how to make sure your ISP is delivering everything you’re paying for.

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How to get rid of hum and eliminate other noises from your audio and video systems

Don't let buzz, hum, or hiss ruin your AV experience. We'll show you how to solve common electrical faults and ditch the noise.

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How to uninstall QuickTime for Windows

Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.