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# 12 days of tech

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Want to start 2016 off on the right foot? These apps should help
It pays to be prepared.
This is how you can tell your computer to switch off automatically
Why do it manually when you can just time it automatically?
This is how you can strengthen your accounts' passwords
Your accounts can never be too safe.
If you're changing phones, here's how to disconnect your old device from your account
If you’re changing phones, make sure you don’t have any old phones connected to your current account.
Have a bit of spare time? You should change your WiFi password
It might seem trivial but changing the default password prevents freeloaders from using your WiFi without your knowledge.
This is how you can backup the files on your phone or laptop
If your phone or laptop malfunctions, having a backup will save you a lot of hassle.
Have a bit of free time? Activate Find my Phone when you get the chance
It’s worth having activated in case you misplace or lose your phone.
This is how you can get a refund for that app you purchased
For those moments where an app doesn’t quite work the way you wanted it to.
Here's how you can check what visited locations your phone has saved
Your phone automatically keeps track of all locations you’ve visited, but there’s a way to turn it off.
Eyes getting sore from looking at a screen? Here's how to ease the pain
If you have to look at a screen regularly, you may as well make it easy on yourself.
This is how you find out which apps are draining your phone's battery life
Sometimes it can be one app that is causing the problem.