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Old devices using 802.11b Wi-Fi are a problem. They slow down modern Wi-Fi networks just by operating on the same channel nearby. Even your neighbors’ Wireless B devices may be slowing down your Wi-Fi.

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Crouton — made by a Google employee — is the ideal solution for running Linux on your Chromebook. If you’re a Crouton user, there are some extra commands you’ll want to know.

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Lenovo’s been shipping Superfish on their PCs for months. This is a security disaster, and it shows how little PC manufacturers actually care about your PC’s security. There’s only one way to ensure your new PC is actually safe to use.

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Apple’s Photos app saw some changes in iOS 8, and more changes are coming when iCloud Photo Library launches soon. Did you know that your photos app keeps copies of photos you’ve deleted?

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If you’re like us, then you know “scanning” documents and photos with your phone or tablet is a mixed bag. Thankfully, there are ways to scan documents that gives reliably good results, and best of all, they’re really easy.

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Are you using Apple’s Mail app on your Mac? Then you’re losing gigabytes of space you could be putting to better use! The mail app wants to cache every single email and attachment you’ve ever received offline.

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When a person is just getting into computers, there is a lot of new vocabulary to learn and sometimes it can all get a bit confusing. Take the terms BIOS and Firmware, for instance, do they mean the same thing or are they different? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post comes to the rescue to help a confused reader with terminology.

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Mac users know keyboard shortcuts are the way to go in OS X. Using the keyboard to perform routine and repetitive tasks is a great timesaver and really ups your skill level, but did you know you can add or even customize keyboard shortcuts?

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Want to make your tablet or smartphone’s battery last longer? Prevent it from automatically checking for new emails and other data in the background. “Fetch” will drain your battery the fastest.

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If you’ve ever been using your Mac and had an application hang (Spinning Beachball of Death anyone?), you know how annoying it is. One stuck app can bring your system to a crawl, but it’s well within your power to do something about it.

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Sometimes you may need to jump to a specific location relative to your current location in a Word document. You can easily do this using the “Go To” function to jump forward or back a specified number of pages.

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It’s easier than ever to find a PC game’s FPS. Steam now offers a built-in FPS display, and so does NVIDIA via its GeForce Experience software. Fraps is still around to display this for other games — and many games have this built-in, too.

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If you are preparing to replace hardware in your computer or build one of your own, then some of the supported memory types shown for motherboards may be a bit confusing. What does the “+” that is sometimes shown for DDR4 RAM really mean? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a confused reader’s question.

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Autocorrect can be a blessing until it isn’t. Once you have an infamous auto-correct fail, then you’re likely to be wary so it doesn’t happen again (though it probably will). Here’s how to take control and even improve autocorrect on Android.

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