How to Password Protect a Spreadsheet in Google Drive

How to Password Protect a Spreadsheet in Google Drive

Google Drive offers a lot of features for users, but some of the basics have always been missing, such as password protection. Here is how you can password protect a spreadsheet in Google Drive.

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5 Tips to Improve Netflix Playback On Your PC

5 Tips to Improve Netflix Playback On Your PC

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services around. Depending on how you watch Netflix on your PC, you may have performance issues. This guide will give you some tips on how to optimize Netflix playback on your PC.

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How to Set Up Windows Backup in Windows 8 to Save Your Files and Folders

How to Set Up Windows Backup in Windows 8 to Save Your Files and Folders

The File Recovery option in Windows 8 allows you to create a system image and back up your files, folders and programs to an external drive or even to a new partition on your computer. If you set up Windows backup properly, it can be a powerful way to keep a backup handy in the event you need to restore not just your computer but also your files.

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Adding A Powerful Start Menu in Windows 8

Adding A Powerful Start Menu in Windows 8

One of the biggest complaints Windows 8 users have is that there is no way to get the Start Menu back. Microsoft took away one of the most used features of previous versions and gave users no way to get around it. With programs like Power8, you can get the Start Menu back in Windows 8.

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How to Easily Create Profile Pictures For Various Social Networks

How to Easily Create Profile Pictures For Various Social Networks

Every social network has different guidelines to create profile pictures, headers and other pictures. Not everyone who uses social media has the skill or patience to create the right pictures for each network. Here is how you can do it easily.

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Change the Appearance of Firefox Without Installing a Theme

Change the Appearance of Firefox Without Installing a Theme

While most of us are not designer, we do love to customize stuff to our liking, including our browser. Finding the right theme for a browser can be difficult depending on personal taste. Here is where an extension like Stratiform for Firefox comes in handy.

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EaseUS FileManager: An Alternative to Windows Explorer With The Modern UI

EaseUS FileManager: An Alternative to Windows Explorer With The Modern UI

While Windows 8 saw a complete makeover in the form of the Modern UI setup, Windows Explorer and several other apps are still utilizing the same old UI. That is where the EaseUS FileManager comes in handy. It gives Windows 8 users a modern UI feel to Windows Explorer.

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7 Tricks to Improve Facebook Functionality

7 Tricks to Improve Facebook Functionality

Facebook has become the go to destination for social networking. There are always ways to make Facebook better than what it gives you on its own, and we offer 7 tricks to improve Facebook functionality that will work for anyone no matter how often you use the social network.

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How to Get Desktop Update Notifications in Windows 8

How to Get Desktop Update Notifications in Windows 8

One of the downfalls of the new Windows 8 Start screen and desktop setup is that you no longer get notifications while on the latter. The handy tool Windows Update Notifier can add that functionality to Windows 8.

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How to Pin to the Windows 8 Start Screen

How to Pin to the Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 does not give users a way to create or pin live tiles on their own, so users must rely on third party programs to do it. WinAero’s Pin to 8 is a great solution for users looking to pin to the Windows 8 Start Screen.

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How to Print From Apps in Windows 8

How to Print From Apps in Windows 8

Windows 8 allows you to print from a variety of apps. While this feature is not advertised, it only takes a few steps to print from apps in Windows 8.

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How to Create Custom Live Tiles in Windows 8

How to Create Custom Live Tiles in Windows 8

Microsoft introduced the new interface in Windows 8 that make full use of live tiles, but they failed to gives users the tools to create, modify and tweak the lives tiles. Here is how you can do so.

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How to Integrate Google Apps into Windows 8

How to Integrate Google Apps into Windows 8

With Google being a rival to Microsoft, it is no surprise that Google products are not integrated into the Windows 8 release. Here are a few ways to integrate Google apps into Windows 8.

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Using Google+ to Share to Multiple Social Networks

Using Google+ to Share to Multiple Social Networks

There are so many social networks out there and only so much time in the day to share to them all. With the Extended Share for Google+ extension for chrome, you can share to multiple social networks from the comfort of Google+.

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3 Alternatives to The Windows Store For Windows 8 Apps

3 Alternatives to The Windows Store For Windows 8 Apps

Microsoft has always wanted to keep users confined to what they want you to use and the Windows Store is another example. Here, we will look at some of the best alternatives to the Window Store out there so you can have every option at your disposal for finding apps for Windows 8.

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How to Read the Web Offline In Google Chrome

How to Read the Web Offline In Google Chrome

When it comes to reading something online, we often bookmark the site, determined to get back to them later, but then forget. Read Later Fast gives you instant access to what you want to read whether you are offline or online.

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How to Backup App Data in Windows 8

How to Backup App Data in Windows 8

Windows 8 does not give the users a way to backup the data utilized within its apps. Instead, you have to rely on complicated steps to manually backup the app data. Windows 8 Apps Data Backup is a simple program that you can start it up and begin backing up and restoring app data in Windows 8 in minutes. No installation required.

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