Whether you saw a message saying a virus was detected, or your computer just seems slow and unreliable, you’ll want to scan for malware on your PC and remove any you find. Here’s how to clean your PC of viruses and malware.
Instagram is an interesting social network, with a different set of rules and requirements than other networks. It’s almost like it’s more thoughtful.
It’s not an enjoyable experience when you click a link and the wrong browser loads. To avoid this experience, you can set your favorite browser as your default browser in Windows. Here’s how.
Sets is one of the biggest changes to the Windows desktop interface in years. Almost every application now has tabs in its title bar. You can have tabs from different applications—like File Explorer, Microsoft Word, and Edge—in the same window.
The Microsoft Edge browser on Xbox One consoles has a private browsing mode named “InPrivate Browsing.” Use InPrivate Browsing mode to browse the web without saving any history data to your console.
Windows 10’s Redstone 5 update has a “Sets” feature that adds tabs to almost every window on your desktop. But it also changes how Alt+Tab works, since those tabs appear in the normal Alt+Tab switcher you use to switch between windows.
Windows 10 has a hidden emoji picker you can use to type emoji in any application, even desktop programs like Google Chrome. It’s accessible by pressing a keyboard shortcut combination.
The Oculus Go is a great VR headset, but it doesn’t have a lot of storage. All your videos and movies are on your PC, so rather than copy them to your Oculus, why not just stream them? Here’s how to do that.
Windows 10’s Settings app now lets you disable the programs that automatically run when you sign in to your computer. This same functionality was previously hidden in Windows 10’s Task Manager, and was hidden under MS Config in previous versions.
If you have Amazon Echos around your house and rely on Alexa as your digital Assistant, we have good news: you can now set Alexa as your default digital assistant on Android. Here’s the skinny.
Touch ID and Face ID are convenient, but not as secure as only using a strong passcode (mostly because biometric data doesn’t have the same legal protections). If you want to turn them off, here’s how.
If you prefer the 24-hour clock format instead of the usual 12-hour format, Amazon recently (and quietly) added the ability to switch between the two on the Echo Show and Echo Spot.
Canonical releases a new stable release of Ubuntu every six months, and a new long-term support version every six months. Here’s how to check which version of Ubuntu you have installed.
An empty inbox is bliss, but some things you just can’t respond to immediately. Gmail’s new Snooze button lets you get those emails out of your face until it’s time to deal with them.
Group chats can be a terrible experience for everyone, especially when you just need to send a single message—like an invitation—to a bunch of people at once. WhatsApp has a much better feature you can use instead: Broadcast Lists.
Windows 10’s Task Manager has detailed GPU-monitoring tools hidden in it. You can view per-application and system-wide GPU usage, and Microsoft promises the Task Manager’s numbers will be more accurate than the ones in third-party utilities.
Well, you’ve really done it this time. You searched for something embarrassing—like “Linux”—on your Oculus, and now it’s in your search history. What are you going to do? Luckily, we’ve got the instructions for clearing your browser or search history on your Oculus Go.
The Oculus Go is a great headset, but there’s no easy way to keep things secret on there. What if you want to browse something embarrassing—like a Linux fan page? Here’s how to use Incognito (Private Browsing) mode on the Oculus Go.
You just got a shiny new Oculus Go headset to play games and watch VR movies, but how do you get those movies onto the VR headset in the first place? Here’s how to move videos from your PC or Mac to your Oculus Go.
Account security is important—not just for online shopping and bank accounts, but your social accounts too. The damage someone could do to your personal and professional life can be devastating. Just like any other important account, you have to take the proper precautions to make sure you’re the only one with access.
Sony does a good job of pushing regular updates to the PlayStation 4 family, most of which install without a hitch. If you’re having issues getting an update to download or install, however, it’s time to do it manually.
The more software you install on your computer, the longer it may seem to take to start up Windows. Many programs add themselves to the list of programs started when you boot your computer, and that list can get long.
Apple releases new versions of the macOS operating system about once per year. Here’s how to check which release of the macOS operating system is installed on your MacBook, iMac, Mac Mini, or Mac Pro.
Did you just install the April 2018 Update? If so, there’s more than 10 GB of data wasting space on your hard drive—we had 26.6 GB! On a laptop or tablet with a limited amount of storage, this can fill up your device quite a bit.
Android is loaded full of features—many of which aren’t completely obvious or are possibly even hidden behind “secret” menus. Here’s where to find some of the most useful features in Android that you may not be using.