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Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.

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How to bulk delete iPhone photos

Here are the fastest and easiest ways to bulk delete photos from your iPhone.

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How to delete iOS apps

Here are the best ways to delete unwanted iPhone and iPad apps from your device.

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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 Back Up and Transfer your Stuff to a New Android Phone

Getting your data from an old Android phone to a new one isn't hard, but you'll want to follow these steps.

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

Surfing the web through a virtual private network ensures that your online activities are both private and secure.

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How to Connect Your iPhone to Your HDTV

Want to view iPhone content on your big screen? Try these options.

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How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Regretting the loss of DVD playback on your fancy new Windows 10 upgrade? Here's how to get that capability back for free.

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How to calibrate your TV to get the best picture possible

A few simple adjustments can help your TV produce a more accurate picture. We'll show you how.

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How to manage your digital music library

It doesn’t matter how big your music collection is if you can’t find the tunes you want. This in-depth guide will help.

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How to use Google Home to stream video to your TV and music to your speakers

Google's smart oracle is as effective at streaming video and music as it is answering trivia questions.

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How to download a Windows 10 ISO file

Putting an ISO file of Windows 10 on disc is your insurance against PC troubles. Here's how to get it.

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How to make a Windows 10 bootable USB drive

Microsoft makes it easy, assuming you have a Windows 10 license. You do, don't you?

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How to use Google Home's built-in ambient audio to get some rest and relaxation

A new feature for Google Home lets you listen to ambient sounds while you fall asleep. Here's how to get it to work.

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How to master your music metadata (Part 2)

In the second part of this how-to, we'll show you how to take advantage of some of the advanced features in MusicBrainz Picard.

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Windows Defender: What changes in Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows Defender gets organized in the Creators Update, bringing formerly scattered features under one roof. See how it’s changed here.

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Shoot better iPhone video with handy tools and a better app

The iPhone is a great little camera, but with add-on lenses, the right stabilization, and an app that unlocks manual control, you’ll be thanking the Academy in no time.

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How to snooze your Wi-Fi in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update has a new feature that lets you turn off your Wi-Fi, and then turn it back on automatically after a set time period.

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How to master your music metadata (Part 1)

Tired of seeing “unknown track” by “unnamed artist” on your favorite music player? We’ll show you how to automatically identify, tag, and properly rename all your mystery tracks and albums to whip your music library into shape.

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Windows 10 Privacy: How to disable the Location features

Windows 10’s Creators Update makes it easier to disable location tracking and also erase location history.

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How to minimize the risks of phishing scams

Employees are often the weakest link in your company's security chain. But with a little knowledge and foresight you can mitigate the risks. In this video, CIO.com senior writer Sharon Florentine explains the anatomy of a phishing scam and how you and your workers can avoid becoming a victim.

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How to enable Windows Sonic virtual surround sound in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Creators Update's built-in Windows Sonic spatial sound feature is supposed to improve your headphone audio experience

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How to watch Netflix offline on your PC

The Netflix app for Windows 10 now supports offline viewing.

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How to limit Xbox One screen time for your kids

Here's how to set up screen time in the Xbox One Creators Update

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How to ensure your internet connection and home network are primed for cord cutting

Cutting the cable cord can save you a lot of cash. We'll show you how to make sure your infrastructure is ready for it.