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Having a Weird iPhone Problem? Reboot It!

Let’s face it: Mysterious bugs sometimes pop up on your iPhone. If you can’t fix them with an update, sometimes you can temporarily make them go away by restarting your device. This works for the iPad and Apple Watch, too….

The Best Bluetooth Trackers of 2022

Nobody likes losing their items, which is why there’s a large market for Bluetooth trackers. These handy little gadgets can help you keep track of almost anything. Which one is the best? We have a few recommendations….

What’s New in iOS 14.5, Available Now

For a mid-cycle update, iOS 14.5 brings major new features to the iPhone including Face ID unlocking while wearing a mask, App tracking controls, AirTag support, and more. Here’s a detailed look at what’s new in iOS 14.5, rel…

How to Unlock Your iPhone With an Apple Watch

Compared to a traditional fingerprint or Touch ID sensor, Apple’s Face ID unlocks your iPhone automatically by scanning your face. Unfortunately, it doesn’t normally work when you’re wearing a mask. Thankfully, there’s a work…

What Is Photoshop Camera Raw?

Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw is Adobe’s RAW image-processing engine. It’s what allows you to convert the RAW image files shot by your camera into widely supported, shareable, usable JPGs. If that’s just a load of jargon to you,…

How to Take a Screenshot on iPhone

Using a simple combination of button presses, it’s easy to capture a picture of your iPhone’s screen to an image file that gets saved to your Photos library. Here’s how to do it.

How to Take Good Photos of Moving Subjects

Moving subjects, like your dog running about or your kids playing sports, are some of the hardest things to photograph well. It’s all too easy to end up with bad, blurry photos that show nothing at all. Here’s how to take goo…

What’s New in Ubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’

The brand new release of Ubuntu 21.04, the Hirsute Hippo, was released on April 22, 2021. It’s an interim release of the popular Linux distribution, with only nine months of support from Canonical. So is it worth upgrading to…

The Best AirTag Alternative for Android

Apple AirTags offer an easy and cheap way to track tons of everyday objects. The only problem is they’re locked to Apple products. Android users have several options, but there’s one that stands above the rest….

How to Migrate from Gmail to ProtonMail

ProtonMail offers free and premium secure email services that are designed to keep your data and identity safe. It’s also very easy to switch to ProtonMail from Gmail thanks to some built-in tools and extra apps….

What Is a VTuber?

VTubers are transforming online content creation by changing the way people look, sound, and act. Here’s who VTubers are, and why they’re so different from an average internet influencer.

What Is DeX, Samsung’s Desktop Mode?

The world of gadgets has seen many attempts to bridge the gap between computers and smartphones. Samsung DeX is one such solution. It’s a clever experience, and you may already have the tools to use it….

What Is a Hamburger Menu Button?

Hamburger Menu—or Hamburger Icon—is a term commonly used when talking about apps. It might make you hungry, but it has nothing to do with food. Where did this silly name come from, and what does the menu do?…
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