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Surfshark review: A solid VPN newcomer with some nice features

Surfshark only started life in 2018, but it's already showing promise with good speeds, nice features, and a no-logs policy.

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CleanMyMac X 4.4.1 review: Some handy tools but its malware detection still falls short

Mac utility that frees up storage space and gets rid of software crud, but its malware detection still needs work.

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Microsoft revives once-dead Paint with new keyboard controls and accessibility enhancements

Microsoft's classic Paint program was left for dead, but the Windows 10 May 2019 Update revives the software with new accessibility features.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1904 (Build 11601.20204), released May 14, 2019.

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The 5 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from April 2019

‘Rolando’ makes its triumphant return, while ‘Cultist Simulator’ and ‘Distraint 2’ deliver spring chills.

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Picktorial 4.0 review: Photo editor enhances its organizing features

Picktorial 4.0 has enhanced its photo organizing features, but several aspects introduce hiccups in the photography workflow.

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HPE’s CEO lays out his technology vision

In an exclusive interview, HPE CEO Antonio Neri unpacks his portfolio of technology initiatives, from edge computing to tomorrow’s memory-driven architecture.

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How Windows and Chrome quietly made 2019 the year of Linux on the desktop

With Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, a full Linux kernel running in Windows, and Google's pledge that all future Chromebooks will be able to run Linux apps, 2019 is the year of Linux on the desktop.

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The best hidden features

Windows 10's May 2019 Update offers many small and subtle improvements that are worth calling out. From display brightness to cursor boldness to GameBar tweaks, get the details here.

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How to use audio and video files in PowerPoint

PowerPoint supports a number of common audio and video formats. We'll go through the details and show you how to incorporate audio and video files into your presentation slides. 

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How to find out if your Mac’s software is 32- or 64-bit

If you plan to use macOS beyond Mojave, you need to upgrade any 32-bit apps on your Mac to 64-bit. Here’s how to check for 32-bit apps on your Mac.

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DriveDx review: Mac utility provides hints and warnings when your drive is about to fail

Diagnostic software that uses S.M.A.R.T. information and other data to provide a comprehensive health report.

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Four Wear OS problems Apple needs to solve with its on-device Apple Watch App Store

An App Store on the Apple Watch might sound great in theory, but there are plenty of problems that it could bring. Here are four ways Apple could avoid the biggest ones.

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Amazon's Alexa app for Windows now listens for wake words, just like an Echo Dot

Amazon has upgraded its Alexa Windows 10 app to always listen for your commands via a wake word.

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How to create, edit, and format images in Excel

Excel provides over 16 dozen geometric shapes that you can size and manipulate to your specific needs, plus hundreds of special effects.

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Still using Apple’s Aperture? Your time is running out

Apple announces that Aperture won’t work in future versions of macOS.

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Google Fit arrives on iOS, but Wear OS smartwatches and Apple Health still won't play nice

Google has finally announced a standalone Google Fit app for iOS, but it lacks the ability to properly sync all of your exercise and workout data to Apple Health.

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PowerPoint animation tips & advice

Almost any PowerPoint presentation would benefit from clever animation, and the Internet has an endless supply of animated templates

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