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How to keep your real name and face out of Google's ads

Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.

How to stay private now that anyone can find you on Facebook

Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.

How to break through the Great Firewall of China on iOS

If you're visiting China, you can use a VPN to gain access to banned sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Leaving Las Pinterest: How to kill your social media accounts

Have trouble with tweets? Loathe all those likes? Pinned your last pin? Here's how to leave your 'friends' behind.

Demystifying digital camera sensors once and for all

Forget megapixels. A camera's soul is its sensor, and not all are created equal.

3 essential techniques to protect your online privacy

Two-factor authentication, encrypted remote storage, virtual private networks: These are your weapons in the fight for Internet security. Use them well.

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How to report spam and other violations on Twitter

Make the spam tweets stop! It only takes a few clicks.

How to change your email signature on your smartphone

Nobody likes unwanted marketing. Here's how to get that annoying "sent from my phone" message out of your email signature.

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Actually, you do need to share your passwords

No one stays healthy forever. At some point, your loved ones will need access to all of your accounts. You can make that job easier for them.

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How to deactivate your Pinterest account

You can leave Pinterest any time you like, but you can't leave completely.

Secrets of the iOS 7 keyboard

Uncover hidden characters and handy shortcuts with this guide to your iOS device's keyboard.

Lockdown: How to secure your PC without going crazy

Digital privacy is within your grasp with this practical beginner's guide to encryption.

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How to unfreeze a frozen phone

Where are the Ctrl-Alt-Del keys when you need them?