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How to Disable Caps Lock on an iPad

Let’s face it: Caps Lock can be annoying. Very few people use the feature, but it’s easy to hit by accident, and SUDDENLY YOU START TYPING LIKE THIS. Luckily, the Caps Lock key is easy to disable on both the iPad&...

How to Open the Terminal on a Mac

While using a Mac, sometimes you need to dig deep into settings or perhaps pull off some developer-grade command-line tasks. For that, you’ll need the Terminal app to access the command-line on macOS. Here’s how t...

How to Disable File Thumbnails on Windows 10

Even in our age of speedy PCs, many people use removable or networked drives that can be frustratingly slow to browse—especially if we have to wait for each new file thumbnail to load in File Explorer. Luckily, it&#8217...

How to Set Up Recurring Reminders on a Mac

If you find yourself needing to be reminded about regularly occurring tasks, you can easily schedule a repeating reminder using the Reminders app on your Mac. These reminders will pop up in your Notifications section at the c...

How to Switch Sound Output Devices on a Mac

If you’re not hearing system sound from a certain device connected to your Mac—such as a monitor with built-in speakers, a Bluetooth device, or a USB audio interface—it’s time to check your sound outpu...

How to Automatically Empty Your Trash on a Mac

Since macOS 10.12 Sierra, Apple has included a way to automatically empty your Trash every 30 days, which can free up disk space and reduce mental clutter. Enabling it is easy, but the option takes some digging to find. Here&...

How to Choose Your Microphone on a Mac

Whether they’re built-in to your computer or webcam (or not), you likely have multiple microphones on your Mac. If you’re unsure which one is capturing audio, it’s time to review the audio input settings. Fr...
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