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How to See 3D Walking Directions in Google Maps

The tricky thing with walking directions is that it’s hard for your phone to know which direction you’re looking. Google Maps solves this problem with handy 3D walking directions that overlay navigation instructions onto the …

How to Use FaceTime for Windows

Apple opened up FaceTime in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS 12 to be able to video call people on other platforms, including Android. That means you can finally use FaceTime on Windows—kinda. We’ll show you how it works….

How to Snap Like Windows 11 on Windows 10

Windows 11’s “Snap Layout” feature lets you quickly move a window to a specific region of the screen by hovering over the “Maximize” button. How can you replicate that in Windows 10? We’ll show you a few ways….

How to Use FaceTime for Android

Apple finally made it possible for people with Android phones to use FaceTime…kinda. It’s not as simple as downloading the FaceTime app on your Android phone from the Google Play Store, but the video calling functionality i…

How to See Your Most-Used Apps on Android

Smartphones are great, but a lot of people worry that they’re using them too much. If you’re curious about which apps are taking up your time, we’ll show you how to get some insight with Digital Wellbeing tools….

How to Factory Reset the Google Nest Hub

Part of owning gadgets is the occasional need to reset them. Google Nest Hubs are no different, but it’s not super clear how to do it. We’ll show you how to perform a factory reset of your Google Assistant smart display….

How to Search the Settings Menu on Android

The Android Settings menu can sometimes feel like a disorganized mess. Things have slowly gotten better over the years, but it still varies greatly by the device. Thankfully, you can now simply search for the setting you want…

How to Reset Your Advertising ID on iPhone

Advertising IDs are used by companies to send you targeted ads based on your activity. Each iPhone has its own unique advertising ID—at least, they used to. Can you still reset the ID on your iPhone or iPad?…

How to Use Hand Gestures with the Google Nest Hub

You can use hand gestures to control the Google Nest Hub (second-generation) and Nest Hub Max. These gestures make it easy to pause music, dismiss timers, and snooze alarms without needing to use your voice or touch the displ…

How to Watch Netflix on a Google Nest Hub

You probably have a Nest Hub because you wanted an Assistant smart speaker with a display. So why not use that display to its full potential? We’ll show you how to watch Netflix on your Google Assistant smart display….
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