Tech Minute (HD)

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


3 ways to reuse your old tablet  

Do you have an old tablet lying around your house? Repurpose it as a remote, a second screen or a digital photo frame.

Tips for buying a back-to-school laptop  

Give your high school or college student the jump on success with the right laptop.

Best dorm room tech for students  

Create the ultimate high-tech dorm room for your college student with these gadgets.

Why you need a password manager  

By now, you know you should be using unique passwords. Make it easy and painless with a password manager.

Get the best deals on last-minute travel  

Even if you haven't made summer travel plans yet, you can still get great deals on flights and accommodation with these apps and websites.

Save money on your cable bill  

The average cable customer pays over $100 a month for cable, but there is a way to cut costs without sacrificing your service.

Make your phone read to you  

Get your Android or iPhone to read you anything on screen by turning on this feature.

Keep your home safe while traveling  

From a cheap DIY motion-detection camera to a smart lock with all the bells and whistles, here are some tips and tools to keep your valuables at home safe when you're on the road.

Stop checking your phone so much  

Can't stop checking your phone? It's time to put your screen time on a diet.

Best translation and language apps for travel  

Don't let the language barrier intimidate you when traveling. These translation and language apps can help bridge the gap.

4 gadget gifts for Father's Day  

Don't settle for a tie this Father's Day. Whether your dad is into sports, music or looking after his health, try one of these gifts.

Easy ways to print phone photos  

Most of us have thousands of photos sitting on our phones. Here are ways to turn digital memories into physical prints.

Best coupon and rebate apps to save money  

If you're looking to save money on grocery shopping, try one of these cash-back and coupon apps.

The easy way to check if a phone is lost or stolen  

Here's how you can see if a used phone is marked as lost or stolen before you buy.

Make your own iPhone ringtone  

Stand out from the crowd and make a custom iPhone ringtone using GarageBand and a song you already have.

New features in Windows 10  

The Creators Update is rolling out to PCs. From 3D capabilities to voice commands, here's a quick look at what's new.

3 new Google Maps tricks  

Google Maps is a tool that can do more than just get you from A to B. Here are three new features to improve your Maps experience.

Easy ways to try augmented reality  

From Snapchat to Facebook, augmented reality is everywhere. Here are a few simple ways to try it for yourself.

Turn on two-factor authentication to protect your accounts  

Add another layer of security to your online accounts by turning on two-factor authentication or two-step verification when you log in.

Find lost stuff in your home with Bluetooth trackers  

Constantly losing stuff? These Bluetooth tracking devices can help find almost anything.

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