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How to travel with a Wi-Fi-only iPad

Whether traveling for work or pleasure, the iPad is a perfect travel companion. It's lighter and runs longer than a laptop and springs to life instantly. Plus, its screen is large enough to get work done or enjoy TV shows or movies while in transit.<p>If you have a Wi-Fi-only iPad (or are traveling …

Windows 10's 'secret' Start menu

Guess what? Windows 10 has a "secret" Start menu. I say "secret," because it's not really a secret -- it's not something you have to turn on, it's just a little trick that makes accessing important features, such as the Command Prompt, the Control Panel and the Task Manager much easier.<p>To access …

Windows 10

The complete guide to customizing Windows 10

An operating system is only useful as it is customizable. After all -- if you can't make an OS look and act the way <i>you</i> want it to, then who cares if it's objectively better (faster, more powerful) than any other OS?<p>Good news, Windows 10 users: You can easily customize both the look and feel of …

Windows 10

5 ways to repurpose your tablet

Do you have an old tablet lying around? Or are you ready to upgrade but feel bad ditching your old one? You could make good use of it by repurposing it into something else.<p>Here are a few easy ideas for turning your old tablet into something new -- kind of. And in you're in the cleaning mood, or …

17 Facebook tips and tricks you probably never heard about - Pocket-lint

Facebook has been around for a while, but chances are, you have no idea about the several hidden features buried within the social network.<p>It's easy …

Using Windows Ink in the Maps app

Microsoft is totally trying to draw us all into its tablets-with-pens (aka Surface Pro 4) universe with Windows Ink...and it's totally working on me, because Windows Ink integration is <i>cool</i>.<p>I know, I know. The Windows Ink Workspace (a taskbar hub for dedicated pen-friendly apps like Sketchbook) …

Apps

How to Change the Primary Language on Your iPhone

The iPhone has quite a few languages available. If you’re bilingual, you may want to use a different language than English on your iPhone. Typically, your primary language is set up when you first turn your iPhone on after buying it. But you can change it after the fact too. Changing your primary …

How to Enable iMessage on iPhone, iPad, and Mac (iMessage vs SMS)

You can easily enable iMessage on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac computer. Receiving your iPhone messages on Mac is certainly a perk of being a part of the Apple ecosystem, but if you’re not a fan, we’ll cover how to turn iMessage off on your Mac too. Still confused by the difference between SMS (text …

How to Color Code Email Addresses on iPhone

Did you know your iPhone has a helpful feature that allows you to color code email addresses that you're composing messages to? You've probably had the experience of inadvertently sending an email to the wrong person and the problems that can cause! Fortunately, Apple's Mail app has a feature that …

iPhone

21 shortcuts for Microsoft Edge you need to know

By employing only a fraction of these shortcuts, you can become a better Edge browser.<p>Tab and window management<p>1. Jump to next or previous tab<p>Use <i>Ctrl-Tab</i> to jump one tab to the right and use <i>Control-Shift-Tab</i> to jump one tab to the left.<p>2. Jump to specific tab<p>To jump to a specific tab of the many …

Tutorials

​How to tell if your Facebook has been hacked (and what to do)

There are several different ways hackers use a breached Facebook account. Automatic log-ins through Facebook allow hackers access to many different site accounts once they've taken over your Facebook. Spammers also hack Facebook accounts to gain access to your following. From your profile, a hacker …

Internet

How to Set Up Google’s New Code-Less Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is an excellent way to make sure your account is secure, but having to input a code every single time you need to log in …

7 File Explorer tips and tricks

The File Explorer changed its name in Windows 8 (it was previously known as the Windows Explorer), but it's gotten more functionality in Windows 10. Because the File Explorer is where you'll go to find, manage, and otherwise explore your files, you may as well make it as comfortable an experience …

Windows 10

Stop Facebook's targeted ads from stalking you around the Internet

Facebook is now using your Facebook ad preferences -- your information, interests and browsing history -- to show you targeted ads both on and off of Facebook.<p>And for those of you patting yourself on the back for staying off Facebook, not so fast -- Facebook is also tracking you (through your …

Internet

How To Have iOS Read Aloud Anything On Screen Of iPhone Or iPad

Here's a hidden iOS trick that enables it to speak and read aloud anything that is on the screen of your iPhone or iPad. Useful if you want iOS to …

Stop Windows 10 from using your PC for file-sharing

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Find out how much time remains before your laptop is fully charged

If you are waiting for your laptop's battery to charge fully before heading out for the day, both OS X and Windows 10 will show you the time remaining.<p>Your battery will charge faster, of course, if you leave the lid closed and the screen off. If you are attempting to eek out the last few minutes of …

Google Photos will now show you photos and videos from the past

Opt-in for nostalgia<p>Google Photos is one of the best photo storage options around. It's free, you can store as many gigabytes or terabytes of your memories as you want, and it has an incredibly smart built-in search engine. Now, a new feature is rolling out to Google Photos that plays with the idea …

The complete list of Cortana commands

If you don't use Cortana, Microsoft's voice-activated personal assistant, you're missing out on some handy, hands-free functionality -- especially now that she's fully integrated into Windows 10, and Windows 10 is <i>everywhere</i>.<p>Like Apple's Siri and Google's Google Now, Cortana is an intelligent …

Windows 10

15 useful extensions to improve Firefox

Whether you're fed up with Chrome spinning up your computer's fans just to load Facebook, or Safari just isn't your jam, Firefox is a great browser alternative for any operating system. While it may not be considered the fastest browser around (even that's changing), it's reliable, highly …

Firefox 4.0 for iOS arrives with Today widget integration, Awesomebar, and printing support

Mozilla today released Firefox 4.0 for iOS. Notable additions to the browser include integration with the iOS Today widget, an Awesomebar that knows your bookmarks and history, and printing support. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store.<p>Mozilla doesn’t break out the …

How to Set a Video as Your Facebook Profile Pic

Awhile back, Facebook began rolling out the ability to upload a seven second video in place of your Facebook profile picture. The short video plays in place of the usual still photo and doesn’t include sound unless someone clicks on the video specifically. It’s yet another addition to the social …

What to do if your iPhone won’t turn back on

If you’re trying to use an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, only to find that the display is black and the device won’t power back on, it could be …

Setting up Skype in Windows 10

Microsoft has finally integrated Skype into Windows. The voice and video messaging service now comes preinstalled in Windows 10 across three different native apps: Skype Video, Messaging and Phone.<p>What does this mean for you, aside from the fact that you no longer need to download Skype's desktop …

Share Web links in a flash with Send from Gmail

Want to share a link with someone? The usual drill: Copy the URL, open up your mail page, compose a new message, paste in the link and click Send. It's not difficult, but it's definitely more steps than it should be.<p>In fact, there's an easy way to cut out several of those steps. If you're a Gmail …

4 Tips to Make Your Windows 10 Computer Run Faster

Microsoft’s newest operating system is getting better all the time, and if you’ve already updated, you’re no doubt wondering how to get the best …

Google's Send from Gmail Extension Quickly Shares Links via Email

Chrome: This might be the quickest way to share links with others. Just click the Send from Gmail (by Google) button and a new email message is …