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How-to articles and guides from our experts to help you get the most out of your tech

Avoid a summer bummer: 8 ways to summerproof your tech

Summer is the most dangerous time of year for your tech. Here's how to protect your favorite devices from heat, water, and more.

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5 common myths about the batteries in your favorite tech

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How to get the most out of your tech when you travel

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Top 5 online scams and how to avoid them

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Keeping your phone working at its best

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Top 5 risks of using a phone with a cracked screen

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Samsung phone FAQ: Answers from our experts

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Water-resistant vs. waterproof: What's the difference when it comes to phones?

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Managing your connected devices and game consoles

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6 surprising ways a smart thermostat can transform your home

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How to make your video game console last for years

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How to use Alexa to save money on your energy bills

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Getting the most out of your major home appliances

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Things you should be doing to make your appliances last longer (but probably aren't)

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What to do if your dryer is making loud noises

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Yes, there is a right way to load your dishwasher

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Fast Fixes: videos for all your tech

Is Alexa always listening to your conversations?

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Are smart locks safe? What you need to know

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How to set up an Apple Watch for your child

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