Turning the page on the calendar and starting a new year is a great opportunity to develop some good new habits. These tech recommendations will make anyone smarter and safer.
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If you regularly find yourself opening so many browser tabs that you can't keep track of them all, you're not alone. There are plenty of extensions that promise to conquer tab overload, but my favorite, Workona, offers a feature set that others can't match.
Sure, you know how to whip around Windows 10 at full speed, but do you know these five tricks? Some of them are relatively new in Windows 10, but all of them can help you save time and avoid unnecessary clicks.
Each of these recommended conferencing services is completely free, with no trial editions, expiration dates, or hidden costs. The biggest differentiating factors are the maximum number of participants and the time limit for online meetings.
Here's a list of the apps and services I use day in and day out. It's an eclectic mix of desktop apps and browser-based tools, with some essential media players thrown in for good measure.
First, choose your preferred backup strategy from our three options, based on your own personal preference and practicality. Then follow our step-by-step guide to achieving peace of mind. What do you have to lose?
You have plenty of choices for keeping your data safe from disasters, with options to save to local drives or the cloud. Some are even free, but beware of the upsells.
These small but powerful apps for Windows 10 are free and useful.
My very first post appeared on ZDNet 15 years ago this week. To mark the occasion, I fired up the Wayback Machine and traveled back in time to February 2006. It was a different world.