Tips & How-To

Here are collections of tips, tricks and tutorials to help you get the most out of your laptop or tablet.

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How to Use Microsoft PowerPoint Like a Pro

Once you learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, it will be easy to make simple presentations and organize your slides. With our tips and tricks, you can make PowerPoint more than useful — you c...

How to Use Microsoft Outlook Like a Pro

Once you learn the basics of Microsoft Outlook, it will be easy to send emails, schedule meetings and organize your to-do list. With our tips and tricks, you can make Outlook more than useful — yo...

How to Use Windows 10

Windows 10 is the most powerful operating system that Microsoft has ever made, but it's also the most complex. While the user interface is extremely intuitive and familiar to anyone who has used a PC ...

How to Use Google Docs Like a Pro

For many individuals and businesses, Google Docs is the word processing application of choice. Using the cloud-based productivity app's main features is dead simple, but if you want to maximize your e...

How to Use Microsoft Excel Like a Pro

Once you learn the basics of Microsoft Excel, it will be easy to make simple charts and to organize your data. With our tips and tricks, you can make Excel more than useful — you can make it powerfu...

How to Use Microsoft Word Like a Pro

Microsoft Word is many people's go-to text editor, but you can do so much more with the program than just typing documents and term papers. With our tips, tricks and tutorials, you'll learn how to use...

How to Use Safari Browser

Apple's Safari browser is the pre-loaded default on all of the company's desktop and mobile devices, making it the most important application on MacBooks, iPads and iPhones. Safari offers great perfor...

Dell XPS 13 User Guide

One of our favorite laptops, the Dell XPS 13 offers strong performance and long battery life in an incredibly compact design with a gorgeous Infinity display. We gave this 2.6-pound, 13-inch laptop an...

Mac to PC Guide: How to Make the Switch

There are plenty of reasons to switch OS X to Windows. You may be coveting the nearly borderless displays on the Dell XPS 13 notebook, or perhaps you're intrigued by the prospect of getting the same W...

How to Use Cortana in Windows 10

Windows 10 is mostly intuitive, especially if you're upgrading from Windows 7 or 8.1, but everyone will probably need some help understanding one of the operating system's flagship features: the Cort...