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How to Safely Remove a Drive on Windows 10

When you’re done using a USB drive on your Windows 10 machine, most people simply unplug it. But depending on the settings of your machine, it’s usually best to tell Windows before removing the drive to minimize any chance of…

How to Change Your Home Page in Microsoft Edge

By default, Microsoft Edge opens with a custom “New Tab” page full of content. Luckily, it’s easy to open the browser with a custom home page instead. You can also set the page that appears when you click a “home” icon on the…

How to Customize the Apple CarPlay Screen

If you use Apple CarPlay with your iPhone, you might be wondering how to change the order of the icons on your car’s infotainment screen. The solution is buried in the Settings app—we’ll walk you through how to set it up….

Why 2020 Is the Perfect Time to Revisit IRC

You don’t hear much about Internet Relay Chat (IRC) these days because social media and Slack have stolen some of its thunder. However, it’s far from dead! In fact, 2020 might be the best time to join (or rejoin) the text-bas…

Where Is the Control Panel on a Mac?

If you’re new to Mac and want to change some system settings, you might be wondering where to find the Mac equivalent of the Control Panel. It’s called System Preferences, and here’s what it does and how to use it….

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’s soft keybo…

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 to launch it….
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