How to Restore Your Desktop and Documents After Disabling iCloud Sync in macOS Sierra

A new feature in macOS Sierra allows you to sync files from your desktop and Documents folder to iCloud, so you can access them on all your device. However, if you went to disable this feature, it will delete them from your computer. Fear not, though: those files still exist. They were simply removed from the desktop and Documents folder and left in iCloud Drive.

Five Nest Thermostat Settings Tweaks That Can Save You Money

Smart thermostats are not only convenient, but they also come with a handful of settings that can potentially save you money. The Nest Thermostat is one of the most popular options, and it comes with a whole handful of settings that you should take advantage of if you’re looking to dial down your utility bill.

How to Mount a GoPro to Your DSLR Camera

If you have a DSLR camera with a hot shoe, it’s easy to attach various flashes and other accessories right to your camera. But with a couple of cheap attachments on hand, you can mount your GoPro to your DSLR camera as well.

How to Improve Your GoPro’s Battery Life

While the GoPro is one of the best action cams out on the market right now, the battery life leaves something to be desired. However, here are some settings that you can optimize to squeeze out as much battery life as possible from your GoPro.

Why Is My Ring Doorbell Missing Live View?

If you have your Ring Doorbell all set up, and were looking forward to a live view of the Ring’s camera, you might be disappointed to find that it’s missing from the Ring app. There’s a very simply answer as to why that is.

How to Print a Text Message Conversation

While you can easily back up your text messages to your computer so that you don’t lose them, sometimes a text message conversation is so important that you also might need a paper copy to keep in a safe place. Here’s how to print out text message conversations so that you’ll always have a physical copy available in case of emergency.

The Different Kinds of Electrical Outlets You Can Install In Your House

You may already know about smart outlets, or outlets with integrated USB ports. But you might be surprised at how many “normal” outlets you can actually buy for your house. They’re all built for different situations, and you want to make sure that your house is equipped with the right outlet for the job. Here are the different kinds of electrical outlets you can buy.

Eight Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Utility Bills

When it comes to saving money on your electricity and other utility costs, getting something like a smart thermostat or smart outlet to monitor and optimize energy usage can be helpful. But there are a ton of things you can do that require little to no money or effort, too. Here are eight really easy tasks to do around the house that will instantly save you money on your bills.

How to Sell Your Old Gadgets on Craigslist

Chances are, you have some old gadgets lying around your house you no longer use. Why not get some money for them? Craigslist is one of the best places to sell your unused junk, and you can pretty much list anything you want on there. When it comes to selling your gadgets for the best price possible, though, there are a few things to keep in mind.

How to Connect an External Microphone to Your GoPro

Most of the time, your GoPro will be attached to a helmet, car, bike, or other piece of moving machinery. But if you want to capture better audio, and don’t mind a bit of added bulk to your setup, here’s how you can connect an external microphone to your GoPro.

How to Properly Maintain Your Home’s Attic

Getting a smart thermostat to control the heating and cooling in your house can potentially save you money depending on how you use it, but a thermostat isn’t going to save you money all by itself. Your home also needs good airflow and insulation, and the attic is the biggest piece of the puzzle.

How to Add Automatic Lights to Your Closets

Light switches are fine, but for something like a closet or pantry, having the lights automatically turn on and off is really convenient. Here are several ways you can add automatic lights to your closets, pantries, and other areas where you only need a small amount of temporary light.