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41.
Microsoft Xbox One and Surface Tips and Tricks
By Sean Ong
Mar 3, 2014
In this video, Sean Ong demonstrates his favorite Xbox One features, including interaction with the Microsoft Surface tablet.
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Remote Desktop and Live TV on the Microsoft Surface
By Sean Ong
Mar 3, 2014
In this video, Sean Ong explains how to set up remote desktop capabilities on the Microsoft Surface using a variety of apps and methods. Various applications and video streaming capabilities are showcased to illustrate the performance of running a remote desktop under different circumstances.
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Take Control of Your iPhone's "Do Not Disturb" Setting
By Timothy L. Warner
Mar 3, 2014
The Do Not Disturb feature is a welcome addition to iOS 6 and 7. However, its use isn’t entirely obvious to many people, even seasoned iDevice users. Let’s cut through the confusion and master this technology right now!
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Using Miracast with the Microsoft Surface
By Sean Ong
Mar 3, 2014
Sean Ong demonstrates screen mirroring, extended display, multi-tasking, and casting of music and video games using Miracast wireless display technology on a Microsoft Surface 2.
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Windows 8.1 Tips and Tricks
By Michael Miller
Mar 3, 2014
Now that Windows 8.1 is widely available, how do you get the most out of it? In this article Michael Miller presents a dozen tips and tricks you can use to become a more effective — and efficient — Windows 8.1 user.
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Using Microsoft OneNote with a Stylus on the Surface and Surface 2
By Sean Ong
Feb 28, 2014
In this video, Sean Ong demonstrates some tips for using Microsoft OneNote with a stylus and keyboard on the Surface tablet.
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Xbox Search with Bing and Voice
By Brien Posey
Feb 28, 2014
Xbox One uses Bing search in a variety of ways. Gamers can use vocal searches to look for games, music, or movies, or they can use browser-based searches to find more general information. This article discusses how to perform both search types, as well as when it is appropriate to perform each type of search.
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What’s New with Xbox Kinect?
By Brien Posey
Feb 27, 2014
Although the original version of Microsoft’s Kinect worked really well, the new version that is included with Xbox One is even better. This article explains the basics of using the new Kinect device.
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A First Look at Twitch for Xbox One
By Brien Posey
Feb 26, 2014
One of the most wildly popular apps for Xbox One is Twitch, a video-streaming app that allows you to watch others as they play various games. Learn how to acquire, deploy, and use Twitch on the Xbox One.
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Find What You Need with the Windows 8.1 Help & Tips App
By Katherine Murray
Feb 26, 2014
With Windows 8.1, Microsoft has given us something we should have had all along: a kind of map to help us learn the basics of the new operating system. This article introduces the new Help & Tips app, available on the Windows 8.1 Start screen.
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Taking Advantage of Smart Glass with Xbox One
By Brien Posey
Feb 25, 2014
Smart Glass is an app that allows smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices to act as an Xbox One companion. In doing so, the device acts as a second screen for Xbox. This article explains how Smart Glass can be used with the Xbox One.
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Communicating with Other LinkedIn Members
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge
Feb 24, 2014
In this chapter, you learn about the LinkedIn network and the many ways to communicate with other LinkedIn members.
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Making Sense of the New Xbox User Interface
By Brien Posey
Feb 24, 2014
The Xbox One interface is somewhat similar to that of Xbox 360, Windows Phone 8, and Windows 8. Although certain desktop elements will likely be familiar to those who have used other Microsoft devices, the interface can still take a bit of getting used to. This article introduces some of Xbox One’s less intuitive features.
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Getting to Know Windows 8.1
By Michael Miller
Feb 21, 2014
This chapter shows you the basics of starting and using Windows 8.1, the software and operating system that makes your computer work.
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Using the New Nike+ FuelBand SE Fitness Tracker
By Jason Rich
Feb 21, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the latest generation FuelBand SE and discusses when and why it should be used.
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Customizing Your Mac with OS X Mavericks Custom Settings
By Kate Binder
Feb 19, 2014
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to customize the Finder, the Dock, the desktop, your screen saver, and your security preferences. You’ll also learn how to make your own Dashboard widgets — tiny custom programs that you can build from pieces of your favorite websites.
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Five Ways to Improve Your Windows Store Experience
By Katherine Murray
Feb 19, 2014
The Windows Store has been improved in Windows 8.1. Katherine Murray shows you how to get more information about apps, check the apps you installed, search for new apps, purchase the ones you want, and update apps seamlessly while you work.
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Managing Your Apps in Windows 8.1
By Katherine Murray
Feb 18, 2014
Katherine Murray shows you how to manage the apps installed by default in Windows 8.1 and points you toward the Windows Store, from which you can find and download new apps to help you make the most of Windows 8.1 features.
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Using Amazon's "Manage Your Kindle" Page
By Jennifer Ackerman Kettell
Feb 12, 2014
In this chapter, you learn how you can use Amazon’s Manage Your Kindle page to keep track of your books and subscriptions and manage your payment and device information.
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Advice for Dealing with Negative Online Comments
By Thursday Bram
Feb 10, 2014
Comment sections in many forums seem to showcase the worst of humanity. Unfortunately negative comments tend to be particularly bad toward women in the technology field. Learn the difference between a good and bad comment policy, how to set your own, and strategies to deal with commenters intent on being mean.

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