Melanie Pinola

Melanie Pinola is a freelance writer covering all things tech-related. A former IT admin and occasional web developer, she is also the author of LinkedIn in 30 Minutes, a Lifehacker writer, and the Mobile Office Technology expert at About.com.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Hidden Windows 10 feature: Change the Start Menu size

Too good to be true: Microsoft ends unlimited OneDrive storage

OneDrive's unlimited storage for Office 365 subscribers was the best value in online storage, but now it's discontinued

Jobs and salaries in cybersecurity are booming

Jobs and salaries in cybersecurity are booming

Demand for information security professionals is growing exponentially.

How much of a salary boost can you expect from attending a coding bootcamp?

That depends on your major and how much programming you already do

Two IT certifications that can easily pay for themselves

A certification is an investment but could be worth it

Kill noisy tabs in Chrome with a quick right-click

Kill noisy tabs in Chrome with a quick right-click

Finally, audio muting is built into Chrome

Facebook now searches through friends' public posts and coversations

Facebook now searches through friends' public posts and coversations

Facebook's search is better than ever, but, as usual, it's a reminder to watch what you post publicly

Self-destructing browser tabs could fix your lost productivity problem

Self-destructing browser tabs could fix your lost productivity problem

Set a timer on distracting websites, get more done

Free, open source alternatives to LastPass

Now that LastPass has been acquired by LogMeIn, you might be interested in a free open-source alternative

The careers with the highest pay increases

The careers with the highest pay increases

Unsurprisingly, many technology jobs have the greatest wage growth

Microsoft's first laptop

Microsoft's first laptop

The Surface Book is one neat looking laptop with a detachable screen

Microsoft's free course teaches you to build Windows 10 apps, even if you're a complete beginner

Microsoft's free course teaches you to build Windows 10 apps, even if you're a complete beginner

Develop Windows Universal apps that run on PCs, phones, tablets, and also Xbox and HoloLens

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