The Downloads feature in Microsoft Edge is mysterious. It only shows up in the toolbar when you’re downloading something. Here’s how to pin the Downloads button to the Microsoft Edge toolbar so that you can always find it….
The photos you click on your iPhone are precious memories that you don’t want to lose just because you lost your phone. It’s best to back up your photos. The easiest way to do that is using iCloud.
AirPods are great for listening to music and for hands-free calling. But every time you get a call or a notification, you need to look at your iPhone. Wouldn’t it be great if your AirPods announced calls and notifications?…
For security reasons, you should change your account passwords periodically, and Macs are no exception. Fortunately, you can change your password on a Mac with just a few clicks, as you’re about to find out….
The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is precious cargo. It’s sleek, thin, and light. While that’s great for when you’re using it on the couch, you’ll need protection when you’re out and about. Our recommendations have got you covered….
Is your Mac desktop a mess? Don’t really want to organize everything? Don’t worry, you can use a terminal command to quickly hide all desktop icons before sharing your screen on a work call or taking a screenshot….
Firefox makes for a great, privacy-focused alternative to mainstream browsers like Chrome, but it has an annoying habit of warning you every time you close a window with multiple tabs. Thankfully, there’s a way to turn this f…
Lost your Android phone or your iPad? Want to sign out of Gmail on a device you’ve lent to a family member? Don’t worry, Google lets you remotely sign out of your Gmail account on any lost or missing device….
The new Focus feature in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey gives you the tools to decide who and what can interrupt you during different activities or times of day. Here is why it’s better than the old “Do Not Disturb” fe…
Using Google Drive, you can share Docs, Sheets, and Slides documents with up to 100 people at the same time with just a link. Here’s how to do it.
Instagram comments can be a blessing or a curse. If things aren’t going well, you can disable commenting altogether, hiding current comments and preventing new ones. Here’s how to turn comments off on Instagram….
Gmail offers a feature that categorizes your email in tabs like Primary, Promotions, and Updates. If you enabled it by mistake, or if you prefer to view all your emails together, here’s how to remove tab categories in Gmail….
If your Apple iPhone or iPad has run out of room for apps or documents, the fastest way to reclaim storage space is by deleting unneeded photos or videos. Here’s how to do it.
Microsoft Edge is a great alternative to Google Chrome on Windows and Mac. If you’d like to preserve your privacy after browsing, here’s how to clear your browsing history in Microsoft Edge.
The multi-user feature in macOS lets you share one computer with multiple people, but switching users can be a slow process. Here’s how to speed it up by adding Fast User Switching to the menu bar and Control Center….
If some of your iPhone or iPad photos are in the wrong orientation, don’t worry: The Photos app includes a built-in feature that lets you rotate a photo by 90 degrees at a time. Here’s how to use it.
Is your MacBook’s battery stuck at 80% even with the charger attached? Apple’s battery-saving “Optimized Battery Charging” feature is to blame. Here’s how to charge your MacBook fully.
When you wear an Apple Watch, there are a couple of iPhone duties that you can offload to your smartwatch, and setting an alarm is one of them. Here’s how to quickly set an alarm using Siri or the Alarms app….
There are some websites like Netflix or Twitter that you might want to turn into “apps” with a direct Dock icon on your Mac. Using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, it’s easy to do. Here’s how.
It’s easy to run out of space on Google Drive, since it stores data across much of your Google account. Luckily, it’s also easy to delete data and free up some room. Here’s how to do it.
Gmail sets itself apart with its smart email features. But if you don’t like Gmail’s auto-complete or auto-reply suggestions, you can turn them off. Here’s how to disable Smart Reply and Smart Compose….
It’s a good practice to keep your web browser constantly updated for security reasons, but Apple Safari on Mac doesn’t have an update button. Here’s how to keep Safari updated.
The editor in the Photos app is quite feature-rich, but you can’t resize photos. Luckily, you can use a shortcut or a third-party app to resize or reduce photo size on iPhone and iPad. Here’s how.
Forgetting to sign out of Gmail on an unknown computer can be a huge privacy risk. Luckily, it’s easy to sign out—from a device that you no longer have access to. Here are four ways to sign out of Gmail….
It’s no secret that social media might not be the best for people’s mental health. To combat some of the negative effects of social networking, Instagram allows you to hide Like counts on every post shared in the app….