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CNET's 15 most popular How Tos of 2015

We've rounded up the 15 CNET How Tos from 2015 that you loved most. Whether it's Windows 10 or iOS 9, we have a handy guide for you.

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Kent German
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1 of 15 Andrew Hoyle/CNET

32 iOS 9 tips you should know

In 2015 CNET has told you how to do everything from installing Windows 10 to stocking your refrigerator to watching all the Marvel movies in the best order. Click through this list for the 15 How To posts that you as CNET readers loved most this year.

First up: The 32 tips about iOS 9 you really need to know. Some are important and some are minor, but they all improve your iDevice experience.

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2 of 15 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal/CNET

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

If you've installed Windows 10, but haven't customized a thing, you may be doing it wrong. Instead, here are 10 settings you should change right now.

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3 of 15 CNET

OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?

It's all stored in the cloud these days, but not every cloud storage service is the same. Let Sarah Mitroff be your guide on the best option for you.

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4 of 15 Tyler Lizenby/CNET

15 foods that should always be kept in the fridge

You know to keep your milk in the refrigerator, but what about flour or an open bottle of wine? This guide tells you what you need to know.

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5 of 15 Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET

Jump the line and get Windows 10 right now

Waiting for a software upgrade can be tedious, especially when it's as big as Windows 10. Rick Broida told you how to jump the line and get Windows 10 when you want.

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How to watch every Marvel property in the perfect order

Superhero movies are one of Hollywood's new favorite things and there are no signs that the glut of super films is slowing down. As following them all can be tricky, here's your handy guide to viewing the Marvel flicks in the perfect order.

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7 of 15 Sarah Tew/CNET

9 new features in Android 5.1 Lollipop

Dan Graziano walked you through the first big update of Android Lollipop.

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8 of 15 Matt Elliott/CNET

How to use Split View in OS X El Capitan

Mac OS X's update in 2015 was called El Capitan. Though using Split View wasn't the only feature, it was the one you liked best. Matt Elliott told you all about it.

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9 of 15 Matt Elliott/CNET

Five tips to speed up your Mac

Speaking of Macs, Matt also dished five handy tips on how to speed up your Mac.

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10 of 15 Screenshot by Matt Elliott/CNET

How to get the Windows 10 upgrade icon if it's missing

Even worse than having to wait too long for a vital software update is not seeing the icon to upgrade when your turn comes around. Here's how to get it for Windows 10.

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11 of 15 Ry Crist/CNET

Five things to consider before buying LED bulbs

If you're considering investing in LED bulbs for your smart or not-so-smart home, Sharon Profis wants you to know five very important things before you take the plunge.

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12 of 15 Josh Miller/CNET

How to enable 'Hey, Cortana' on Windows 10

Cortana, Microsoft's answer to Siri, is a big part of Windows 10. Jason Cipriani had the scoop on how to get the feature set up.

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​Unlock the secret Spock emoji in iOS 8.3

Emojis weren't a new thing in 2015, but you might say it's the year they grew up. We got a taco emoji, after all, but just as exciting was the secret Spock emoji we got in iOS 8.3. Dan Grazino told you how unlock it.

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14 of 15 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal/CNET

What to do with a broken iPhone 6/6 Plus screen

It's happened to many of us: Your iPhone takes a tumble and you break the screen. And while you may be still able to use it, it's unsightly and maybe even a bit dangerous. Sarah Jacobsson Purewal gave some tips on how to get it all fixed.

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15 of 15 James Martin/CNET

Here's how to upgrade to Windows 10

The last item on the list is a bit more general. If you were wondering how to upgrade to Windows 10 in the first place, Sara Mitroff told you how it's done.

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