58 Top Tips & Tutorials Of The Year 2014

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This past Monday we gave you a list of the best Windows apps reviewed in 2014. To start the weekend off, and maybe give you something you might want to try over the weekend, here are the best tips and tutorials covered in 2014. Ranging from simple little tricks for your smartphone, to far more complicated tutorials or running Windows on a Mac, this list features how-tos for the Android, iOS, Windows, and the OS X platform.

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1. How To Set Focus And Adjust Exposure In The iOS 8 Camera App

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2. Clear The Recent Files List In MS Office Apps

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3.  Backdate Posts As Far Back As 1970 On Your Facebook Page

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4. How To Manually Add Street Addresses To Chrome’s Auto-Fill Option

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5. Two Ways To Get Autocorrect In Google Chrome

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6. Insert Custom Number Of Rows In Excel With This Simple Macro

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7. Set The Default Launcher, SMS App, And Browser In Android Lollipop

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8. Bring Back The Old Tab Switcher In Chrome For Android

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9. Prevent Others From Editing Important Parts Of A Shared Word File

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10. Get Alerts When Your Laptop Battery Is Low Or Full [Windows]

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11. Add, Manage, & Switch User Accounts On Android Lollipop

switch accounts add user

12. Force Your Browser To Use Google.com And Ignore Your Location

use google_com

13. Remove A Suggested Channel From YouTube

youtube not interested

14. How To View And Delete Cookies In Firefox Developer Edition

ff Dev del cookie

15. Stop Animated GIFs From Auto-playing In Your Browser

IE stop gif

16. Can’t Receive Messages After Switching From iPhone To Android? Now There’s An Official Fix From Apple

Deregister iMessage

17. What To Do If Android Device Is Not Listed After ADB Devices Command

Device Manager ADB

18. How To Snap Windows Using Keyboard Shortcuts In Windows 10

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19. Hiding The Mini Toolbar In Office 2013

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20. Resume A Failed Chrome Download From Where It Left Off

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21. Send A Window To A Different Virtual Desktop In Windows 10

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22. 3 Ways To Download Subtitles From A YouTube Video

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23. Photoshopped or Not? Three Ways To Tell If An Image Is Real Or Fake

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24. How To Add/Remove Third-Party Keyboards In iOS 8

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25. How To Add And Remove Widgets In iOS 8

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26. Mastering Video Recording & Editing With QuickTime

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27. 4 Ways To Use The New ‘Save’ Option On Facebook

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28. How To Extract And Modify Icons On A Mac

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29. Uninstall Or Disable iTunes On Mac OS X [Guide]

 

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30. Set Up A Shortcut To Enter Your Email Address [iOS]

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31. How To Launch Chrome In Incognito Mode From A Desktop Shortcut

Create Chrome Shortcut

32. Stop Auto-play In Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, And IE

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33. How To Remove Google+ From Your Google Account

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35. How To Add & Read RSS Feeds In The New Firefox For Android

home feeds add feed

36. Saving Instagram Photos To Your Mobile Device & Desktop

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37. 6 Handy Shortcut Keys To Improve Your Windows 8.1 Experience

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38. How To Add/Remove Programs And Files To System Startup In Windows 8.1

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39. 3 Ways To Bypass The Options Menu And Access Chrome Pages Faster

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40. How To Delete Skype Conversation For A Single Contact In Windows

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41. Edit Focus And Intensity Of The Blur Effect In The Google Camera App

edit blur blur focus slider

42. How To Record Skype Voice, Video, And Screenshare Calls In Windows

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43. Hide/Unhide Spotlight Search From The Menubar In OS X

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44. Manually Install Drivers And Fix ‘Driver Not Found’ Error On Windows

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45. Legally View Public Information For A 3rd Degree Connection On LinkedIn

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46. Remove Duplicates From “Open With” Option In Right-Click Context Menu [OS X]

Open With Menu

47. Disable Your Facebook Email And Keep Out Spam

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48. What Can I Do About The Can’t Connect To Camera Error On My Android

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49. Import iTunes Playlists To Modern UI Music App In Windows 8

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50. Disabling App Nap For Select Apps In OS X Mavericks

App Nap - Intro

51. Remotely End Gmail, Facebook, LinkedIn, And Twitter Web & App Sessions

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52. Download PDF Files Directly By Disabling The PDF Viewer In Chrome & Firefox

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53. Password Recovery: When Did I Create My Google Account?

google account creation date

54. How To Take Screenshots In Recovery & AROMA On Android

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55. How To Install Windows On A Mac Using Boot Camp [Guide]

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56. How To Run Windows Applications On Mac OS X With Wine [Guide]

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57. How To Use Chrome’s ‘Supervised User’ Parental Control Feature

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58. How To Opt Out Of Gmail’s New Email Via Google+ Option

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  • Shahrez Qureshi

    Quite an amazing year with some very, very fine tips / tuts.
    Wish loads of luck to AT staff for the new year, keep up the great work guys!

  • Alex Bonel

    40. Great obfuscation master?

  • thanks. great tips.