MMOs and MMORPGs are some of the most popular video games in the world right now. Let’s take a look at what they are, what makes them different from other games, and why they’re so popular.
You’ve probably stumbled into some tips related to “reducing screen-on time.” What exactly does that mean, and how do you measure yours? We’ll explain.
On the internet, “OC” usually doesn’t refer to that teen drama from over a decade ago. Instead, it’s usually used in conversations about memes and other forms of media. Here’s what it means, and how to use it….
You’ve probably heard a ton of talk on “bezels” in the tech world. For example, smartphone reviews often talk about their effect on the user experience. Here’s what a bezel is and why they’ve been shrinking in the last few ye…
If you’ve shopped for headphones or other audio tech lately, you’ve likely come across the term “spatial audio.” Let’s take a look at how this immersive technology is changing the way we listen to music, movies, and more….
If you often work with office files, you may have come across an ODT document. Someone may have shared one in place of a DOCX file. We’ll explain what ODT files are and how you open one.
Has someone in your contacts been attaching “ofc” to all their messages? Read on to learn what this popular internet abbreviation means.
Are you looking to get a VPN subscription soon? Before you get a multi-year subscription, make sure the VPN you choose has these six crucial features.
Your next smartphone might have a camera that you can’t even see. Here’s how under-display smartphone cameras work and why device manufacturers are trying to implement this new technology.
It’s happened to everyone. You’re about to watch a video, but you see the sentence, “The content is not available in your location.” Here’s why it happens.
Spotify is one of the most popular music apps in the world. But are you taking full advantage of its capabilities? Here are a few ways you can use Spotify’s features to improve your music streaming experience….
You’ve likely seen drive manufacturers talking about the “blazingly fast” read and write speeds of their storage drives. What exactly do these numbers mean, and will they make a difference in your computer?…
Given the times we live in, it’s essential to know who you should take medical advice from and who you shouldn’t. That’s why you should keep your eyes peeled for “IANAD.” Here’s what it means.
If you’ve been reading about crypto and the blockchain lately, you may have encountered people talking about “crypto tokens.” What exactly are these tokens and how do they differ from cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin? Read on to…
You might have noticed someone’s profile on a messaging app read, “NR, going camping.” What exactly is “NR,” and what does it have to do with camping? Read on to find out.
If you’ve been reading physical books for a while and you’re looking to transition to digital copies, you might want to check out an E-Ink device. Read on to learn more about E-Ink, its benefits, and where the technology is g…
Has someone texted you “srsly?” in response to some pretty huge news, but you’re not sure what it means? Read on to learn the definition of this common internet abbreviation.
We’ve all experienced a 404 error while browsing the web. Maybe even on How-To Geek! What exactly do the numbers in this error mean, and why the numbers 404 specifically? Here’s why.
Have you discovered an application you use has a “beta version” or features that are “in beta?” Beta testing is a crucial part of what makes the software we use daily stable and user-friendly. Here’s how it works….
“NFW!” Not sure what this means? It’s a common expression across the internet. Read on to learn how to use this handy way of expressing your surprise.
You might have heard the terms “cross-platform” and “cross-play” thrown around in the gaming community. They really refer to functionality helping to bridge the differences between all systems you own: your game consoles, com…
Have you seen tweets with people talking about their “SO?” That’s probably not the word “so” accidentally typed in all-caps. It’s a totally different term.
WYSIWYG seems like a long acronym, but it’s an essential element of modern user interfaces. Here’s what it means and where you can see it on the internet.
Since the beginning of the internet, HTML has been crucial to making the world wide web work and appear the way we want it to. Let’s take a look at what HTML is and how it turns into the pages you see every day….
No, “JIC” isn’t the sound you make when you’re having a hiccup. It’s a versatile internet acronym that’s useful to have in your vocabulary. Here’s what it means.