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How to Update Your Amazon Kindle

Amazon regularly updates the Kindle software with bug fixes, improvements, and even new features like book-cover screensavers. Here’s how to make sure that yours is always up to date.

What Is a Point-and-Shoot Camera?

A point-and-shoot (or compact) camera is a small, easy-to-use camera with a built-in lens. They offer a step-up in quality from smartphone cameras while normally being more affordable and less cumbersome than a DSLR or mirror…

How to Switch to an Instagram Business Account

Instagram has three account types: Personal, Creator, and Business. Personal accounts work for most people, while the two Professional account options are ideal for those who have a business and plan to run ads, promote posts…

What Is Photoshop Camera Raw?

Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw is Adobe’s RAW image-processing engine. It’s what allows you to convert the RAW image files shot by your camera into widely supported, shareable, usable JPGs. If that’s just a load of jargon to you,…

How to Take Good Photos of Moving Subjects

Moving subjects, like your dog running about or your kids playing sports, are some of the hardest things to photograph well. It’s all too easy to end up with bad, blurry photos that show nothing at all. Here’s how to take goo…

What Is a Micro Four Thirds Camera?

We regularly talk about full-frame and crop sensor cameras here at How-To Geek, but there are other sensor formats, too. Let’s have a quick look at an increasingly popular option: Micro Four Thirds.

Do I Have a Crop Sensor or Full Frame Camera?

Digital cameras use a sensor that captures light to make a photo. The size of the sensor affects how your images look, so you’ll often see photographers and tutorials referring to crop sensor and full frame sensor cameras. He…

What Does the ECG App on My Apple Watch Do?

The ECG app on your Apple Watch is an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), similar to what you’d find in a doctor’s office. You can use it to monitor certain aspects of your heart health. Here’s what you need to know….

How to Bring Back Photoshop’s Warning Dialogs

Adobe Photoshop is a complicated program. By default, it throws up a lot of warnings and other dialog boxes to make sure you’re aware of the consequences of what you’re doing. With most of these, you can check a box to never …

How to Change Ruler Units in Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop’s rulers are really useful when you’re cropping, combining, or otherwise editing your images. Depending on what you’re doing, you might want them to display pixels, percentages, or even inches. Here’s how to c…
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