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Move over sci-fy! The world of the future is here today. We’re surrounded by smart TVs, phones, watches, cars, houses, and hundreds of others interconnected devices. With the whole world at our fingertips, it’s more important than ever to stay safe, stay informed, and stay on top of the latest and greatest.

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    How to Delete 99 Percent of Your Digital Footprint

    These are the steps you can take to erase your activity from the Internet's long memory.

    The Real Meaning Behind the Most Popular Emojis

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    The Only Keyboard Shortcut List You’ll Ever Need

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    The 10 Safest Smart Doorbells for Your Home

    Whether it's opportunity knocking, an annoying salesperson, or a suspicious stranger, now you can safely monitor your porch and decide...

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    How to Disinfect Your Phone During the Pandemic

    Your phone is germier than you realize. Here's how to get it virus-free—without damaging it in the process.

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    This Is the Most Malware-Infested City in America

    Where you live could be putting your cybersecurity at risk.

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    Smartphone Security: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Phone Safe

    These days, your smartphone is more than just a way to call or text people—it serves as an...

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    The FBI Warns About This New Threat to Home Security Devices

    A scary, new attack targets owners of smart devices including home security cameras—and could have deadly consequences.

    What You Need to Know About Phone Scams

    Your phone rings and the screen flashes with the number...

    71 of the Most Essential Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

    Drop that mouse! These Chrome keyboard commands offer a much faster and more efficient way to browse the Web.

    24 of the Most Useful YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts

    Whether you’re watching a video for instruction or entertainment, these YouTube hotkeys will make your life a whole lot easier.

    80 of the Most Useful Excel Shortcuts

    Excel at using Excel with these keyboard hotkeys that will save you minutes of time—and hours of aggravation.

    47 Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts to Start Using Today

    Spend less time on email—and save your wrists, too—with these helpful Gmail shortcuts you’ll wish you knew sooner.

    66 of the Most Useful Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts

    You'll zip around your email inbox and outbox like a pro once you know these Microsoft Outlook hotkeys for Windows.

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    The Most Useful iPhone and iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

    Once you know these text shortcuts for your iPhone you'll be responding to text messages faster than ever!

    96 Shortcuts for Accents and Symbols: A Cheat Sheet

    These quick and easy keyboard shortcuts will make your life so much easier.

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    Never Get Rid of an Old Phone Without Doing These 6 Things First

    Take these cell phone precautions before you hand off a trove of personal information to a total stranger.

    The 50 Most Useful Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcuts

    These shortcuts are sure to make your life a lot easier the next time you're composing a Word document!

    41 of the Most Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

    Your keyboard can do a lot more than you realize. Memorize these Mac keyboard shortcuts to help you navigate your...

    55 of the Most Useful Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts

    Master the art of Zoom with these keyboard tricks. Trust us: You won’t know how you ever lived without them.

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    How to Remove Spyware on an Android Phone

    Worried that someone’s watching you? You have good reason to be concerned. Here’s how to spot and remove spyware on...

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    How to Remove Hidden Malware from Your Android Phone

    When your phone is hacked, you need to act fast. Here’s how to tell if your Android has been infected...

    The Most Useful Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

    Control everything on your computer faster and easier with these Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts.

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    iPhone Security: Does an iPhone Need Antivirus Software?

    Apps promise to protect your phone from viruses and malware, but with built-in iPhone security measures, you may not need...

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    What to Know About Signal, the Private Messaging App Even Cybersecurity Experts Use

    Signal private messenger app is a favorite of government officials, tech giants, and cyber experts. Find out why.

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    40 iPhone Tricks That Will Make Things So Much Easier

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