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Android P Features On Any Phone

How to get Android-P-like features on any phone right now

Make your phone smarter with these Android-P-inspired add-ons — many of which actually outshine their official operating system equivalents.

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R tip: Iterate with purrr's map_df function

In this sixth episode of Do More with R, learn how to apply a function to a vector of values and return a data frame

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Linux tip: How to use the find command

In today’s Linux tip, we look at the find command – a tool that will prove very useful when you’re trying to locate a file or set of files based on almost any criteria.

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How to turn your iPhone into a step counter

Your iPhone already diligently counts how many steps you take and how many miles you walk each day. Here is how to use the pedometer you already own.

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5 clever little iCloud tips you’ll probably use

iCloud online provides you with some useful little features you may want to use.

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Crank up your Chromebook's cloud-connecting power

With a few simple tweaks, your Chromebook can become an even more connected part of your cloud-centric setup.

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MacOS Mojave: How to use Quick Actions in Finder

Mojave's Quick Actions make it much easier to perform some of your most frequently used edits on photos, audio, and video files without leaving Finder.

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How to get Apple's iOS 12 or macOS 'Mojave' betas

If you want to be on the cutting edge of Apple software this summer, you can sign up for the company's developer program, or get the public betas of the OSes as they are released. Here's what to do and where to go.

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The macOS 10.14 Mojave new screenshot tools guide

Apple’s macOS Mojave introduces some brand-new screenshot capture features. What are they? How do you use them? That’s what we explain here.

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How and why you should use text clippings on your Mac

Macs have supported text clippings for years. What are they? Why do you need them? How do you use them?

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to use the top command

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at top – a favorite tool for examining performance on a Linux system. Want to pinpoint why your Linux system is running slowly? Top can shed a lot of light on that.

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R tip: Save time with RStudio code snippets

In this fifth episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, shows how code snippets work in RStudio—and how you can make your own

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Everything you need to know about Apple's iOS 12 Screen Time beta

Apple's new iOS Screen Time feature aims to help us become aware of our digital habits as a first step to empowering us to control them.

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How to get smarter missed call reminders on Android

Make missed calls much easier to manage with this simple Android enhancement.

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R tip: Easy dashboards with flexdashboard

In this fourth episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, shows how to create dashboards in the R language with the flexdashboard package.

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18 time-saving tips for the Chrome Android browser

Become a mobile browsing pro with these advanced tips for Google's Chrome Android browser.

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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Windows 10 quick tips: Get the most out of Cortana

Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana can make your life easier and more efficient — if you know how to really take advantage of it.

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