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How to actually make money from mobile apps

You might not be able to become a billionaire, but here are some monetising tips

How to nail the technical job interview

Career coaches weigh in on how tech pros can shine in their job interviews

How to migrate from Windows XP to 7, Windows Server 2003 to 2008 R2

With Microsoft ending support for these old operating systems, now’s the time to plan your transition to the latest versions

Top 10 Google Docs Annoyances (and How to Fix Them)

Google Docs helps you collaborate, but is reliant on Google for most fixes. Here are some workarounds.

How to pick a NAS storage system for your business

Choose the right combination of storage and security features

Five reasons why you should host your own email

There are good reasons to keep your business' email on your private server instead of outsourcing it

How to sync your Outlook data between multiple PCs

Astonsoft's EZOutlookSync makes simple work of synchronising your contacts, calendars, notes, e-mail, and more

How to cope with the BYOD movement like Cisco

Cisco staff have been using their own devices at work for well over a decade

How to secure your Facebook profile in a post-Timeline world

If you don't watch what you post on your Facebook, then it might be time to go back through the records

How to set up Linux on your computer

If you'd like to have both Windows OS and Linux on the same computer, this is for you

How to quickly encrypt and securely delete with Disk Utility

Worried about just anyone being able to access your files? We have the answer...

21st century tech jobs and how to land one

Ever considered being an augmented reality specialist? How about a director of cloud transformation?

How to benchmark your computer for free

Don't have a pile of dosh to spend on benchmarking? Try these free solutions

How to get the new Kindle Touch upgrade now!

The upgrade will roll out over Wi-Fi during the next several weeks but why wait? We show you how to get it now.

How to secure your BIOS

You've password-protected your computer, but it remains vulnerable to mischief until you've done the same for your BIOS

How to cancel your Google account for good

Move your data off Google servers and shut down your profiles

Four ways for you to control your Google Privacy

Google's new privacy policy reportedly breaches privacy in Europe and the US - so what are you going to do about it?

How to prepare your Facebook business page with Timeline

Facebook is introducing major new features for branded pages. Click here to get started

How to install an old laptop hard drive in your desktop

You might need an adapter or two, but it is possible to recycle those old platters

How to create a bootable Linux flash drive in three easy steps

Thanks to open-source gem UNetbootin, you can quickly and easily transform a flash drive into the ultimate rescue tool

How to record and listen to lossless high quality audio files

Get a better listening experience than MP3 can offer

How to opt out of social advertising on LinkedIn

Don't like being used as part of social advertising? Here's how you change permissions

How to adjust OS X’s software update

Like to be in control of what gets updated on your Mac and when? Here's how to alter the settings

How to partition a hard drive with data still on it

It is possible and we show you how...

How to tie your social media accounts together

Managing updates to all your social media sites can be a pain. Here's how to send messages to multiple services at once.


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