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You can now get your Facebook Messenger sidebar to show up in Firefox, no matter what site you're checking out. Here's how.
If you've made the move to Windows 8, but miss the convenience of that little button down in the corner of the screen, Sharon Vaknin has a solution that will have you singing "Start Me Up" once again.
New users may have trouble navigating their way through the Windows 8 interface, especially without using a touch screen. Sharon Vaknin shows you how to find your way around with the keyboard instead.
Not sure if you prefer Windows 8 in Desktop or Metro view? With an external monitor you can use both at the same time. CNET's Donald Bell shows you how.
When Apple updated the camera app in iOS 6, it included a fun panoramic photo feature. Sharon Vaknin shows you how to get started and offers some techniques for some creative results.
Before you sign the dotted line on a new cell phone, here are some questions to ask before it's too late. What's the warranty on your phone? Is there a grace period for returns? What accessories will you need? Donald Bell runs you though a useful checklist.
Today's cell phones are packed with features, but which ones matter most to you? Donald Bell covers everything from cell phone camera quality to app selection.
There's more to a great phone than just a pretty screen. Learn about the three basic types of cell phones and their relative advantages and drawbacks.
If you want to avoid excess charges and penalty fees, it's essential to understand your cell phone bill. Donald Bell shares a breakdown of your bill along with some helpful tips on paying for only what you need.
Not all cell phone carriers are created equal. Donald Bell shares some advice for sifting through your options if you're shopping for a new cell phone service provider.
Feeling lost in Windows 8's Desktop mode? Not sure how to return to the Start screen? Here's three ways to get back to Metro.
When you buy a new smartphone, it's a good idea to preserve your investment with a screen protector. Sharon Vaknin shows you how to apply a screen protector cleanly, without those pesky bubbles.
Stop wasting money on expensive products that you can easily make yourself at home. Find out Sharon Vaknin's recipe for a multipurpose cleaning solution.
Make your Halloween decorations come to life using a programmable relay switcher.
If your PC doesn't have a Webcam built in, or you just want a little more flexibility, here's how you can use the camera(s) in your Android phone or tablet instead.