AirTags are small, coin-sized Bluetooth trackers that allow you to locate items near and far. This functionality is powered by Apple’s network of hundreds of millions of iPhones, iPads, and Macs already in the wild, providing…
You’ve probably heard it before: There’s a “bug” in the software, causing something to malfunction or misbehave. What exactly is a computer bug and where did the term come from? We’ll explain.
If you’re like most people, you charge your phone while you’re sleeping. Instead of manually switching your Android phone to silent mode every night, we’ll show you how to automatically silence it while it’s charging….
Adobe Photoshop defaults to a dark theme when you first install it, but it’s easy to quickly switch to a light theme (or somewhere in between) on Windows and Mac. Here’s how to do it.
In Safari 14.0 and higher on the Mac, the Tab Preview feature lets you peek into the web page by hovering your cursor over the tab. If you find this annoying, you can disable it using Terminal. Here’s how….
If your iPhone or iPad has a broken sleep/wake button—a top button or side button depending on the device—you can still lock your screen (or even restart) by using an accessibility feature called AssistiveTouch. Here’s ho…
If you lose your Apple device or an object tagged with an AirTag, you can utilize a network of hundreds of millions of Apple devices with Bluetooth to help get it back. It’s called the “Find My network,” and here’s how it wor…
Have you ever seen a bunch of people replying “ratio” to a tweet and not known what it means? We’ll explain what a social media ratio is and why it matters.
Smartphones can be great tools for keeping track of health and fitness data. Google Fit on Android devices makes it easy to track not only your exercises but also your heart and respiratory rates, no special equipment requir…
Instagram has three different account types: Personal, Business, and Creator. Which one you should use depends on how you plan to use the “gram.”
In Google Chrome 90 and later, you can attach files to an email in Gmail by copying the file in your file manager in Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chrome OS and pasting it into the email window. Here’s how to do it….
Are you lost in a mountain of open Mozilla Firefox windows and tabs? Using this quick tip, you can search through all your open Firefox tabs and find what you’re looking for. Here’s how.
To set a timer on your iPhone or iPad, you might usually use the Clock app. But there are two quicker ways to set a timer on your Apple device, and we’ll show you how to do it.
If you’ve been on social media, you may have encountered the phrase “sliding into DMs.” What exactly does this mean, and why do people do it? Keep reading to find out.
Google keeps its main search page fresh with fun doodles that change every couple of days. Occasionally, the doodle is an actual game that you can play. All of these games are archived and can be played after their time on th…
Autocorrect is one of those smartphone features people love to hate. As handy as it can be, it can also be a huge annoyance. We’ll show you how to turn it off for good on your Android device.
Manually removing extra blank lines from a Microsoft Word document is tedious. Luckily, a feature built into Word can remove all empty lines at once. Here’s how to do it.
Having trouble reading Safari’s tiny fonts on your Mac? It’s easy to make all of the smallest fonts in Safari bigger by default with a quick change in Safari Preferences. Here’s how.
If you find yourself not needing as much Apple iCloud storage for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac—or if you’d simply like to save some money—it’s easy to cancel your iCloud storage subscription. Here’s how….
By default, Google Chrome doesn’t offer a direct way to copy the addresses (URLs) of all open tabs at once. But there’s a workaround for Windows, Linux, and Mac, and we’ll show you how to use it.
The contrast between two things is the difference between them. In photography, we most often use the term to refer to the differences between the darkest areas and the lightest areas of an image—which is called tonal contr…
Did you know you can drag tabs between browser windows within Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari on Windows, Linux, and Mac? (But not between different browser types.) It seems obvious in retrospect, but many people never noti…
Captions are an important part of making sure videos are accessible to everyone, but they can be a pain to add on your own. Instagram has a nifty tool that can automatically add them to Stories. Let’s try it out….
Stop-motion movies are loved by many. Whether it’s the iconic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer or more modern films like Coraline, stop motion has a distinct aesthetic. If you have a phone with a camera, you can make your own….
It can be tough to organize a lengthy spreadsheet to make your data easier to read. Microsoft Excel offers a useful grouping feature to summarize data using an automatic outline. Here’s how it’s done.