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updated October 23, 2014
Posted October 10, 2014 by

Microsoft Outlook: Do Not Set Selection as Read Automatically in Email

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While quickly scrolling through daily email messages, I found that Outlook automatically marks them as read. This is probably the most annoying aspect of Outlook that selected emails are marked as read by default. Fortunately, you can stop this from occurring. Keep reading to find out how.

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Posted October 8, 2014 by

How Do I Customize the Start Menu on Windows 10?

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With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft decided to bring back the Start menu that many users complained about missing in Windows 8. However, the new Start menu also includes an area for live tiles which work similarly to the ones in the old release of Windows. Using the steps in this tutorial, you can customize the Start menu to suit your needs and workflow.

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Posted October 8, 2014 by

How Do I Share Purchases on My iPhone or iPad with Family Members?

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Since the release of iOS 8, Apple has added a way to allow up to six members of your family to share digital purchases such as music, apps, movies, books, and TV shows without sharing an Apple ID and password.  This feature is especially cost-effective because you do not need to make the same purchases numerous times. Whatever you download from the App Store, iBooks, or iTunes is available instantly for other members of the family. Here is how to activate and use the feature.

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Posted October 6, 2014 by

How Do I Group Related Programs Together on Windows 10?

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When you are on your computer at work, it is normal to have several programs running at once, some for work and some for personal use. Unfortunately, as you know, having unrelated programs running on your desktop may easily cause a distraction and reduce your productivity. Ideally, you could group the programs together according to type and use only one group while the other remains hidden. That way, you can increase the chances of your finishing your work on time because the working desktop environment is distraction-free. This idea can be achieved using the Task Viewer feature in Windows 10, which allows you to create multiple desktop environments for different purposes.

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Posted October 6, 2014 by

How Do I Rearrange Apps and Actions in the Share Section on My iPhone or iPad?

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Sharing photos and videos has always been a popular feature of the iPhone and iPad. In the past, the Share feature was limited to system apps only. Fortunately, with the release of iOS 8, third-party apps are now allowed to handle the items. However, you may find you have too many apps or actions in the Share list and need to take extra time to scroll through the list to get to the ones you use most frequently. Using the steps in this tutorial, you will be able to move your favorites to the top of the list and disable the ones that you do not use.

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Posted October 2, 2014 by

How Do I Hide Recent Contacts in the App Switcher on iPhone or iPad?

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If you have just updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, you probably noticed that the app switcher, which can be launched by double-pressing the home button, is now showing a list of people whom you contacted recently. iPhone users may find this feature helpful since it lets them quickly locate and call or send a text message to a recent contact. However, for iPad and iPod users, this feature could simply be a bother. Also, users who are active mostly on social networks or chat apps may feel the same since the list only shows people in their address book. If this feature is not helpful for you, you can remove the recent contacts from the app switching screen to declutter the interface. Continue reading to find out how.

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Category Apple iPhone