Windows 10 starts as a very annoying operating system. The Start menu is full of games like Candy Crush, advertisements are all over the place, and useless icons like People litter the taskbar. Here’s how to eliminate all those annoyances.
Microsoft Word lets you easily create and format multilevel lists in your documents. You can choose from a variety of formatting options, including bulleted, numbered, or alphabetized lists. Let’s take a look.
If you have local videos stored on your Android phone, there’s no shortage of ways to give them a watch. But that doesn’t mean all options are created equally—these are the best video apps for Android.
Windows still rules the roost in terms of PC users and utility. If you’re looking for a new thin-and-light laptop (and macOS and Chrome just won’t cut it), these are the best available today.
The ping command sends packets of data to a specific IP address on a network, and then lets you know how long it took to transmit that data and get a response. It’s a handy tool that you can use to quickly test various points of your network. Here’s how to use it.
Templates let you configure all the relevant settings you want pre-applied to documents—page layout, styles, formatting, tabs, boilerplate text, and so on. You can then easily create a new document based on that template.
If you want to control most plug-in appliances remotely from your phone (or using a voice assistant), smart plugs are a fairly cheap way to make that happen. Here are the best smart plugs worth buying.
Gold watches are making a bit of a comeback. They were always a thing at high class events but now you’ll see more and more people rocking gold as their everyday watch. Let’s look at some affordable models to get you started.
If you don’t use a password manager, those complex passwords can be hard to remember. If you’ve forgotten the password for your Microsoft account—which might be an account at outlook.com, live.com, hotmail.com, or even skype.com—you can’t really recover that same password, but it’s easy enough to recover your account by resetting your password to something new.
If you’re looking to get started with social media analytics, finding a service that lets you get a feel for how it works without having to pay a monthly fee can be a challenge. Here are some options to get started.
Air travel can be…less than pleasant. Doubly so if you have to deal with the American TSA. But some thoughtful selection and packing in your carry-on can make it more bearable.
A file extension, or filename extension, is a suffix at the end of a computer file. It comes after the period, and is usually two-four characters long. If you’ve ever opened a document or viewed a picture, you’ve probably noticed these letters at the end of your file.
USB Type-C is clearly the future, but getting to the future isn’t always painless, and USB-C has a lot of problems. Here are a few things every new USB-C user needs to know.
If you’re installing a new hard drive, or your Mac is completely messed up, you might think it’s time for a fresh installation of macOS. But if you’ve got a Time Machine backup, that’s not necessary: you can fully restore your Mac, and have all your applications and files exactly as you left them.
Smartphone cameras have gotten incredibly good over the last few years and the iPhone’s camera is among the best—if it’s not the actual best. Let’s look at some tools to make it even better.
There’s no shortage of affordable smartphones on the market—but finding an affordable phone that doesn’t suck can be a challenge. So we combed through the options and found the best phones you can buy that won’t break the bank.
On some Windows 10 PCs, the “Service Host: Local System (Network Restricted)” process group in the Task Manager can use a high amount of CPU, disk, and memory resources. Here’s how to fix it.
Long-time Android power users will be all too familiar with the “clear cache” option in recovery, but thanks to some recent changes to how Android works, the cache partition is a thing of the past. Here’s why.
Google is planning to eventually bring all of its music services under the banner of YouTube Music. It’s a decent start for now, but it could use a lot of improvement.
While they’re never the snappiest devices, if your Kindle is feeling sluggish—or freezing altogether—we’re here to help. Let’s look at some troubleshooting tips.
If you want a video doorbell for your front door, but aren’t sure which one to get, we’ve tested out the top three models—the Ring Video Doorbell 2, Nest Hello, and SkyBell HD—to see which one might best fit your needs.
Even in 2018, MacBooks still have tiny hard drives that fill up quickly. Luckily there are quick and easy ways to free up space on your hard drive. Here’s how to clean up your Mac and reclaim some drive space.
If you don’t use a password manager, those complex passwords can be pretty hard to remember. If you’ve forgotten your Facebook password, you can’t really recover that same password, but it’s easy enough to recover your account by resetting your password to something new.
A French press is a great way to enjoy really delicious coffee without a lot of effort. We’ve rounded up some fantastic models to help you get rich flavor in every cup, morning after morning.
Bluetooth PC mice aren’t hard to find, but the sheer variety of options can be intimidating. Here are the best models on the market.
You buy a gaming console to play games, but then it ends up being a centerpiece of your home theater. If you’re going to watch movies and TV on it, you may as well get the best one for your needs.
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