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Birthday reminders: How to never forget a birthday again

Everybody likes to be remembered on their birthdays – in many cultures, it is an important celebration that makes the birthday boy or girl feel special and appreciated. So it can also be very embarrassing to forget a birthday. But with so many friends, relatives and coworkers to keep track of, it’s easy to drop the ball. more
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How to rotate your computer screen – and why you should try it

How do you have your screen real estate set up? The trend now is to optimize your computer screen usage by rotating the screen vertically. It’s been found to ease the tasks of writing documents, editing photos, and coding. Switching from a horizontal orientation to a vertical one could just be the thing that makes your life easier. more
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Leaving Twitter: How to deactivate a Twitter account and archive data

Have you thought about deactivating your Twitter account? No matter if you are sure you want to leave Twitter, want to delete that old Twitter account you never use, or are just curious about your options – including how to archive your data – we have put together a handy explainer to help you make this important decision. more
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Last minute holiday greetings: Should you send and open ecards?

Are ecards still a thing? They may seem like a relic belonging to the early days of the internet, but last year the New York Times reported a pandemic-related resurgence in ecards. Ecards are not just sent as email attachments anymore – there are also versions to send by text message or on social media platforms. more
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How to create a GIF: Five easy step-by-step methods

Ever saw one of those cute little moving photos that just seems to capture the expressions perfectly? Those, my friend, are GIFs and they are so fun to create and use! Whether you’re trying to relate to the grandkids, become a GIF connoisseur, or just want to learn a new skill, we will give you the inside scoop on how to create a GIF for those moments that words alone cannot express. more
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How to deactivate or delete your Facebook account

I don’t know about you, but I know when Facebook first came out, I immediately made an account to take part in the newest internet social phenomenon. I guess one could say I was so excited that I made an account for which I would soon forget the password. Who knew, right? Well, that old profile is still on Facebook, can be found, and I want to delete it. more
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How to wipe a hard drive so your data is truly erased

You’ve just purchased a shiny new laptop, and now you’d like to donate your old computer, give it to a family member, or recycle the hardware. We applaud your sustainable choices! But wait – have you deleted all the data on your hard drive? Is it really, truly gone? Or can whomever gets your old device recover any of it? more
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Let your free cloud storage work for you – online and offline

You think you don’t need the mail.com Cloud? Then you probably don’t know all the ways it can help you! Just by signing up for a mail.com account, you get a free backup solution with 2GB of space for storing photos and other files. Not only can you upload and store pictures, attachments, office files etc. to the cloud, you can create files directly in the cloud and access them on all your devices. more
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How to turn on email notifications with MailCheck

Tired of checking for new emails through multiple sources and accounts? Surely, you think, there must be an easier way to stay on top of your messages! And there is: MailCheck provides quick access to your inbox(es) as well as instant email notifications in your browser. more
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Scan documents on your iPhone in just a few taps

If you need to scan a document, your smartphone is often the most convenient option – after all, most of us have our phone close at hand most of the time. Taking a usable snapshot of a document with your camera can be tricky, so you may think you need to install a special scanning app on your iPhone. But we’ll show you otherwise! more
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