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It isn’t enough to have great new devices, apps, and games — you also have to know how to use them. Here at The Verge, we offer step-by-step how-tos for experienced and new users who are working with online, macOS, Windows, Chrome OS, iOS, and Android apps, services, phones, laptops, and other tools. From simple instructions on how to install and use new devices, to little-known strategies on how to take advantage of hidden features and the best methods for adding power or storage, we’ve got your technological back.

Is your Facebook... chirping? Here’s how to fix it.

“It’s not you, it’s us! And it’s an unfortunate technical error that we’re in the process of fixing,” writes Meta’s Andy Stone.

In the meanwhile, here’s a stopgap:

The best Fitbits for your fitness and health

Whether you want a basic fitness tracker or a smartwatch, there’s a Fitbit for everyone — though the best Fitbit smartwatch isn’t technically a Fitbit.

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Now that you’ve got your new tech, what do you do with the old?

Once the holidays are over and gifts are distributed, many of us find ourselves with phones, consoles, clothing, and other items that we no longer need. But how do you get rid of them responsibly? Here are some suggestions for disposing of your old items without adding to the world’s excess trash.

Mint is going away, but these easy budgeting apps can take its place

Mint will disappear at the end of the year, but there are other apps that can help you watch your budget.