How (and Why) You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone and Other Electronics

Your phone is gross, but it doesn’t take much effort to clean it up and get rid of all those germs. Here’s how (and why) you should be cleaning and sanitizing your phone and other devices around your house.

The Best Smarthome Products That Are Rental Friendly

If you rent your home, you could feel left out of the current smart home renaissance. Fear not, though. There are still quite a few gadgets you can get to smarten up your rental.

How to Choose Which GPU a Game Uses on Windows 10

Windows 10 now lets you select which GPU a game or other application uses right from the Settings app. Previously, you had to use manufacturer-specific tools like the NVIDIA Control Panel or AMD Catalyst Control Center to control this.

How to Enable Copy and Paste Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10’s Bash Shell

Windows 10’s Bash shell finally has convenient copy and paste keyboard shortcuts, but they’re disabled by default for compatibility reasons. These shortcuts are already available in Insider Preview builds of Redstone 5, which will be released sometime in Fall, 2018.

How to Set Per-App Sound Outputs in Windows 10

Windows 10 now lets you choose which sound output and input devices individual apps use. For example, you could have one app play audio through your headphones and another app play it through your speakers.

10 Retro-Style Games For The Switch (While You Wait For Switch Online)

The Switch Online service, and access to Nintendo’s classic games, won’t be out until later this year. But if you’re hungry for retro-style thrills, the Switch catalog already has some choice games to choose from.

How to Check Your MacBook’s Battery Health

Computer batteries have a limited lifespan and degrade over time, so they’re often the first thing to go in a Mac laptop. You can replace a battery yourself or pay Apple to do it, but you should check its health. first. Any battery life issues you’re having could be due to a runaway process or just heavy use.

Which Smart Light Switch Should You Buy?

Not all smart light switches are created equal. And while many of them have mostly the same features, there are some things you should know about smart light switches so that you can pick the best one for your needs.

What’s Really Going On with YouTube Music? Red vs. Premium vs. Music Premium

Google announced YouTube Premium and Music Premium this morning, but it’s a confusing, convoluted mess. Here’s what we know, what we don’t, and what we think is going to happen.

The Best Bullet Blenders For Super Fast and Convenient Smoothies

Full size kitchen blenders are great for big recipes (and big pitchers of Margaritas) but they’re not so great for a quick smoothie or shake in the morning. These bullet blenders make a quick shake and cleanup dead simple.

How To Reverse Picture Search With Google Images

Google Image Search is a great way to find an image that is similar to one you already have or to help you track down the original source of a photo on the internet. Here’s how to use it.

Can You Use FaceTime on Windows?

Apple’s Facetime video calling is perhaps one of their most used features. It lets people with iPhones, iPads, and Macs make easy video calls to one another. You can’t make Facetime calls from Windows, but there are several other ways to make video calls—even to iPhone users.

Everything You Can Do With Google Pay

Google Pay has really grown over the last several months. It stepped away from the Android-specific branding and has added supported for loyalty cards and boarding passes. So what all can you do with Google Pay?

The Best Triple Monitor Mounts And Stands

You’ve finally built that monster triple monitor desktop setup you’ve been dreaming about. But now your desk is 80% monitor stand. You need a monitor mount that frees up space and looks sharp doing it.

How to Customize Window Borders and Shadows on Windows 10

On Windows 10, each window has a colored window border and a shadow. You can change the color of your window borders and even disable the shadow, if you like.

How to Find Official Windows Drivers for Any Device

All your computer hardware, from the motherboard to the webcam, needs drivers to function properly. Here’s how to download the official device drivers for your hardware, whether you’re using Windows 10 or 7.

Download GlassWire FREE to See Who’s Connecting to Your Wi-Fi Network! [Sponsored]

Is your network or Wi-Fi running slow? Many different devices and apps connect to the network, and it can take just one hidden device or app to slow your network to a crawl.

Enough With All the Smarthome Hubs Already

A hub for this and a hub for that. When you dive into the smarthome market, you’re inevitably going to end up with a handful of smarthome hubs taking over your house. It’s annoying, but it’s probably not going to get any better.

The Best Bluetooth Adapters To Use Your Wired Headphones With Your New Phone

The world of smartphones may prefer small bezels over headphone jacks, but you can still use your beloved wired headphones with fancy new phones. Just use one of these Bluetooth adapters.

How to Convert a Microsoft Word Document to a PDF

PDFs are handy for distributing documents so that they’re seen the same way by all parties. Typically, you’ll create documents using another app, and then convert them to PDF. Here’s how to do it for a Microsoft Word document.

The Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers with Google Assistant

Google Assistant is growing rapidly, getting new features and more smarthome support every day. If you’re looking to bring all those new features on the go, here are the best Bluetooth speakers with Assistant integration.
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