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How to Reset an Amazon Fire Tablet

It’s only a matter of time before a gadget needs a factory reset. Maybe it’s acting up, or maybe you’re giving it to someone else. Whatever the case might be, here’s how factory resets work on an Amazon Fire Tablet….

How to Use Google Assistant on Your Chromebook

Google Assistant is available on almost every smartphone, tablet, and a good number of smart speakers. If you have a Chromebook, you have another device that can use the virtual assistant. We’ll show you how to get it set up …

What Is a Slack “Huddle” and How Do I Start One?

Clubhouse splashed onto the scene with “drop-in” voice-only group chats. Several services have introduced their own versions of this, including Slack. Here’s how you can use Slack for quick “huddles” with your team when you n…

How to Use Filters and Masks in Google Meet

Filters and masks are a great way to jazz up video calls. Most of the popular video calling apps have these features, including Google Meet. We’ll show you how to lighten up your next video call with these fun effects….

What’s New in Chrome 92, Available Now

Google Chrome releases are now happening every four weeks, which is great for getting new features, but it means each version is lighter on those new features. Chrome 92, first made available on July 20, 2021, includes some i…

How to Temporarily Stop Your Windows PC from Sleeping

Macs have had a handy app called “Caffeine” for years that allows you to temporarily prevent your computer from going to sleep. Windows PCs have a similar feature called “Awake” that can be found in Microsoft’s “PowerToys” su…

What Is an Android App Bundle (AAB)?

If you’ve looked into the inner workings of Android, you’ve heard the term “APK.” However, a newer term, “Android App Bundle” (AAB), is becoming more prevalent. So what is an AAB, and does it replace APKs? Let’s talk about th…

How to Take a Scrolling Screenshot on Android

Taking a screenshot is a core Android feature, but it has changed a bit over the years. Android 11 introduced a new screenshot UI, and Android 12 builds upon that. We’ll show you how to capture long scrolling screenshots….

How to Screenshot on a Samsung Galaxy Smartphone

Android phones all generally work the same, but there are plenty of small differences. Samsung Galaxy phones, in particular, have some unique quirks. If you have a Samsung device, there are multiple ways to take a screenshot….

When Is Android 12’s Release Date?

As of summer 2021, Android 12 is the latest version of Google’s smartphone and tablet operating system. Developer previews became available in early 2021, and the first beta dropped in May. But when will Android 12 be ready f…

How to Lock Apps to the Screen on Android

Handing your phone to someone can feel like handing over your whole life. There’s usually a lot of personal information they can access. Android’s “App Pinning” feature can help by preventing someone from leaving an app. Here…
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