Windows can’t normally read Mac-formatted drives, and will offer to erase them instead. But third-party tools fill the gap and provide access to drives formatted with Apple’s HFS+ file system on Windows. This also allows you to restore Time Machine backups on Windows.
Supervised Mode is intended for organizations, but you can enable it on your own iPhone or iPad. Supervised Mode gets you a few extra features like hiding included apps, and always-on VPNs.
Some companies think they’re increasing security by disabling your ability to paste into form fields, such as the password field. But in reality, all they’re doing is frustrating users–and probably decreasing security by blocking password managers. Here’s how to solve this annoyance in Chrome and Firefox.
After every Uber ride, you can rate your driver out of five stars based on how good or bad the ride was, but you may not know that Uber drivers also rate you as a passenger. Here’s how to view your Uber passenger rating.
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Have you ever turned on the Caps Lock key ACCIDENTALLY WHILE YOU’RE TYPING? Or turned off the Num Lock key unintentionally and then tried to use the number keypad? No worries. There’s a setting in Windows that can notify you with a sound whenever you press one of these keys.
Here’s something you may not know: that HDTV that you love so much probably doesn’t show the whole picture on its screen. In fact, up to five percent of the picture can get cut off around the edges—this is called overscan. It’s old technology that’s left over from the CRT (cathode ray tube) televisions of yesteryear. Here’s why it existed in the first place, why it’s still used today, and how to (hopefully) turn it off on your TV.
When you are tweaking or adjusting various settings on your computer, sooner or later you will likely run across some options that leave you puzzled or confused. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a confused reader’s questions.
Your Nest Thermostat can learn your preferences over time and automatically adjust the temperature accordingly. But if you’d rather program specific temperatures for specific times, here’s how to set a schedule on your Nest.
OS X El Capitan comes with quite a few apps preinstalled, many of which are very useful…and some of which aren’t. Deleting these apps is simple: just drag them to the trash. Reinstalling them however, isn’t quite so cut and dried.
NVIDIA’s SHIELD Android TV is by far the most powerful Android TV box on the market, and the only one that supports 4K playback (the others are limited to 1080p). The good news is that once you’ve got it all hooked up to an HDCP 2.2-compatible port, getting UHD content to play is little more than a few clicks of the remote away.
If you read a lot of websites in Chrome or Firefox that split their articles up into many separate pages, or put each image in a gallery on a new page, we have a tip for you that will make reading sites like that much easier and faster.
Earlier this month, Google added a Goals feature to the Google Calendar apps for iOS and Android. Goals automatically finds free time in your calendar and schedules recurring events to help you achieve your goals. Here’s how to get it all set up.
Phones are private, full of personal data and messages. Guided Access allows you to share your iPhone with someone without being able to access that data–allowing them to look at photos, place a phone call, or play a game while your stuff stays hidden.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS introduced “Snap” packages, which are a great new way of installing apps. Snaps require different terminal commands–apt-get and dpkg will only allow you to install .deb packages the old way, not Snaps.
Remote controls are so 1950. If you have a Kodi media center and an Amazon Echo, you can play all your favorite movies and shows with a well-placed voice command…if you’re willing to do a little setup.
Belkin has a diverse lineup of WeMo products, but its latest addition is the WeMo Insight Switch. It not only allows you to turn appliances on and off from your smartphone, but it also monitors power usage and provides estimates on how much you’re spending by having that space heater plugged in. Here’s how to make the most of that information.