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How to get smarter missed call reminders on Android

Make missed calls much easier to manage with this simple Android enhancement.

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How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

If you want to be on the cutting edge of Apple software this summer, you can sign up for the company's developer program, or wait until public betas of the OSes are released. Here's what to do and where to go.

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R tip: Easy dashboards with flexdashboard

In this fourth episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, shows how to create dashboards in the R language with the flexdashboard package.

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18 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these advanced tips for Google's Chrome Android browser.

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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Windows 10 quick tips: Get the most out of Cortana

Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana can make your life easier and more efficient — if you know how to really take advantage of it.

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Give Chrome for Android an ultra-modern makeover

Get a taste of the future with this easy-to-implement sneak peek at Google's latest Chrome for Android refresh.

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How to use Apple’s Messages in iCloud for iOS, Mac

Messages in iCloud is secure enough for most of us, but it opens a new attack vector for enterprise users.

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R tip: Test your code with testthat

In this episode of Do More with R, learn how to automate testing your R functions with Hadley Wickham’s testthat package.

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What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

The data scientist role varies depending on industry, but there are common skills, experience, education and training that will give you a leg up in starting your data science career.

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How to create location-based reminders on iPhone

Apple’s iPhones can make sure you’ll remember to get things done when you are in the right place at the right time.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 10 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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14 easy ways to cut back on data use in Android

Trimming back your Android data use can save you or your employer a bundle on your phone bill — and with little downside. So what are you waiting for?

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Android data tips that will save you money

Cutting back on your Android data use can make your phone bill plummet, and it's easy to do with a few key tweaks. Ready to start saving?

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Mastering your Outlook inbox

Forget Outlook 2016’s weak Clutter and Focused Inbox features. Instead, use these four simple methods to cut spam, limit incoming email and regain control of your inbox.

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24 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

This collection of keyboard shortcuts for macOS can help users get the most from their iMacs, MacBook Pro and MacBook laptops.

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R tip: Learn dplyr’s case_when() function

In this second episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, shows how dplyr's case_when() function helps avoid a lot of nested ifelse statements

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6 tips for faster Apple iPhone charging

Apple will allegedly introduce a fast-charging system inside the box with every iPhone sold later this year. While we wait, I’ve put together six tips for faster charging using the technology you have.

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