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CNET editors share tips, tricks and handy apps to make the most of the tech in your life.

CNET editors share tips, tricks and handy apps to make the most of the tech in your life.
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CNET editors share tips, tricks and handy apps to make the most of the tech in your life.




Upgrade your iPhone's operating system and you won't be disappointed

The new Apple software you're hearing about isn't just for new iPhones -- if you have an iPhone SE or newer, you can upgrade it to the latest version of iOS 13. Here are some of the best features of the new OS.

Easy ways to stream movies for free

There is so much streaming content available these days, but subscription services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video can get expensive. Here are some free ways to stream your favorite movies in this Tech Minute.

How to build your digital library for less

Buying digital books can get expensive, but there are ways to score deals to get them for less or even free. In this Tech Minute, we'll share some tricks, websites and even apps that will help you find the best prices to help build your digital library.

Shazam-like apps for everything

When the app Shazam debuted more than a decade ago to help you identify music, it was groundbreaking. But now, there are smartphone apps that help you identify everything from art to wine to clothing in the real world.

Apple's new phones boast more cameras, lower price

Recently, Apple revealed the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. If you're considering swapping out your old phone for a new model, here's what you need to know about these new devices in this Tech Minute.

Tips and tricks to make your YouTube experience more enjoyable

Almost everyone has cued up something to watch on YouTube, the popular video streaming service. But whether you’re a power user or an occasional visitor, here are some pointers that could make your experience more efficient and enjoyable.

The ins and outs of the Apple Card

Apple’s brand new credit card has finally been released to the public. Known as the Apple Card, it integrates with your phone to help you make seamless purchases while earning cash back in the process.

Stream an audiobook and keep the kids happy

Keep the kids entertained with an audiobook. In this Tech Minute, learn how to search for the classics or a kids’ favorite on your phone or tablet and easily stream it for the family.

Tech to help you get ready for football season

Football fans, get ready: The 2019 NFL season is about to kick off. Regardless of who you’re rooting for, now is the time to get your tech in check. In this Tech Minute, here are the must-have TVs, apps and tech to keep your head in the game.

Tips and tricks for using Gmail

If you're a regular Gmail user, whether for personal or professional email, a few simple keyboard shortcuts could save you time. Here are some tips and tricks for the popular email service.

Make carpooling with kids convenient

With the new school year starting, parents and caregivers will be shuttling kids and their friends to and from school and other activities. Here are some convenient ways to coordinate carpools with other families.

How to get discounts on back-to-school tech

Stocking up on back-to-school gadgets and services can be expensive. In this Tech Minute, find out how to flex that student discount to score great deals on the latest technology for the school year.

Bluetooth trackers can do more than help you find your keys

If you're prone to misplacing your keys, purse or other items, you might want to invest in a set of Bluetooth trackers. Learn all the creative uses of these inexpensive tags in this Tech Minute.

When traveling this summer, protect your home with tech

If you're planning on taking a vacation this summer, take some steps to ensure your house is safe while you're gone. Here are some tips on how to keep your home protected by tech.

Get the most from your Facebook Portal

Facebook may be facing difficult times over concerns regarding privacy and potential meddling in the 2016 election, but it continues to roll out improvements to its Portal device. In this Tech Minute, here are tips and tricks for how to use this popular home assistant.

Tips to stop robocalls

Robocalls are annoying and sometimes even downright illegal. They're nearly impossible to stop altogether, but you can take some simple steps to chip away at them.

Waterproof gadgets for summer fun

As the season heats up, Tech Minute helps you get prepped with the right gear for your next pool or beach party.

Say goodbye to iTunes

Tech giant Apple is saying goodbye to its iTunes program. All of your music and videos will now be synced with other Apple apps. In this Tech Minute, learn how this transition will affect you.

Great gadgets for Dad at all prices

Father's Day is right around the corner, landing on June 16 this year. Trade in the ties, kiss the coffee mugs goodbye and say hello to cool tech for Dad. In this Tech Minute, here are great gadget gifts in all price ranges for the special man in your life.

Gift ideas for the graduate

Whether your student is graduating from high school or college, there’s a lot of tech that can ease their transition into dorm life or the real world. Here are some great gadgets to give for graduation.