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How to Use Custom App Icons on Your iPhone and iPad

If you’re tired of seeing the same old app icons on your iPhone or iPad home screen, you can customize their look by creating new ones and “replacing” them. The trick is possible using Apple’s Shortcuts app, which allows yo…

How to Use the Apple Translate App on iPhone

Apple’s Translate app, introduced in iOS 14, allows iPhone users to quickly translate between languages using text or voice input. With speech output, support for a dozen languages, and a comprehensive built-in dictionary, it…

How to Search for a Specific Emoji on iPhone

Most of us use emoji on our iPhone, but until recently finding the right one has been tricky. Luckily, starting in iOS 14, you can now search for emoji directly within the Emoji keyboard in any app on an iPhone. Here’s how….

How to Burn a CD or DVD on Windows 10

Sometimes you need to burn a CD or DVD to share files with others, make backups, or transfer information between machines. Although we now prefer to use USB thumb drives and network transfers for these purposes, Windows 10 st…

How to Replicate the iOS 14 App Library on Android

iOS 14 introduced an “App Library” feature that acts like an app drawer. It’s a place for your apps to be automatically organized into folders by category.  That concept might sound handy to you, too, if you have an Android….

How to Type Emails Faster in Gmail

Most of us always have a pile of emails we’ve procrastinated about answering. After all, there are only so many you can read and send in a day. Thankfully, Gmail offers a range of tools that can lend a hand when you’re compo…

How to Open a ZIP File on an Android Phone or Tablet

Opening ZIP files is something people associate with computers, but it can be done on a phone or tablet too. If you download a compressed file on your Android device, it’s not too difficult to extract its contents. We’ll show…

How to Find Files You Downloaded on Android

It can be frustrating to not be able to find your downloaded files. This can happen on Android devices, too, which have file systems like any other operating system. Here’s how to find downloaded files on Android….
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