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  • Apple Just Bought Dark Sky and Killed Its Android App
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 31, 2020 at 1:59 pm

    When you check the weather on your phone, you naturally want results that are relevant to your location. That’s what makes the Dark Sky app so fantastic. It provides “hyperlocal weather reports” that will even announce when a drizzle stopped in your area. Or at least it did if you’re on Android. Apple is buying the company and killing the Android app.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • A YouTube Modder Stuffed an N64 Into an Oversized Game Boy Advanced Case
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 31, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    One of the best things about the Nintendo Switch is how you can pick it up and take it with you. You’re not stuck playing your games on a TV. A YouTuber who goes by GmanModz followed that thought process and stuffed a Nintendo 64 into a custom-printed oversized Game Boy Advance case, and boy, it looks terrific.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Configure Your Microphone and Headset in Discord
    by Joel Cornell on March 31, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Discord is great for voice chatting, but you might have to change some settings to fix static, background noise, and poor audio quality. Here’s how to choose your sound devices and make sure you’re coming in crystal clear.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Google Won't Sell You a Pixel 3 or 3 XL Anymore
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 31, 2020 at 11:06 am

    In a move that really shouldn’t surprise anyone, Google isn’t selling the Pixel 3 or 3 XL anymore. Any links for the phone on the company’s store redirect to the store homepage now. In a statement to Android Police, Google says it sold through its existing inventory, and sales for the phone has completed.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Speed Up Your Website in a Few Minutes By Enabling Web Font Display Swapping
    by Anthony Heddings on March 31, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Website optimization is crucially important for ranking well in Google and other search engines, and when you’re competing with the rest of the world, every millisecond counts. Deferring the loading of your site’s fonts can give you a slight boost.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Fitbit's New $149 Charge 4 Includes GPS, NFC Payments, and Spotify Control
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 31, 2020 at 10:32 am

    Today, Fitbit announced the new Charge 4, and while it may look like a Charge 3 on the outside, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. In the past, if you wanted built-in GPS or NFC, you had to spend more (at least $20 for NFC). But now, the Charge 4 includes that, and Spotify-controls, among other new features. Not bad for $149.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What is an "API", and How Do You Use One?
    by Anthony Heddings on March 31, 2020 at 10:30 am

    An “API” is the middleware that sits in between two applications, and allows them to communicate using predefined rules. In practice, APIs are typically used to allow client-side applications to access an otherwise protected database.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • 9 Ways to Open PowerShell in Windows 10
    by Brady Gavin on March 31, 2020 at 10:24 am

    PowerShell is a more powerful command-line shell and scripting language than Command Prompt. Since the release of Windows 10, it’s become the default choice, and there are many ways you can open it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Spotify Kids App Launches in the US, Canada, and France
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 31, 2020 at 10:21 am

    After months of testing, Spotify is launching its Kids app in the US, Canada, and France. Spotify Kids features hand-picked, child-friendly songs and playlists, and is available to anyone with a Spotify Family Plan.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Change Your Netflix Password
    by Kennedy Maring on March 31, 2020 at 9:30 am

    It’s never good if someone steals your password, especially if it’s for your Netflix account. Thankfully, the streaming service has made changing your password simple. As long as you know your current password, follow these steps to create a new password for your account.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Quickly Zip and Unzip Files on iPhone and iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Historically, Apple made it quite difficult to work with Zip files on iPhone and iPad. Now, starting with iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, Apple has integrated native support for Zip files right from the Files app. Here’s how it works.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 7 Animal Crossing-Like Games for Non-Nintendo Platforms
    by Eric Schoon on March 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons released earlier this month to critical praise and plenty of internet hype. But not everyone owns a Switch, which means they can’t play Animal Crossing—a true tragedy. Fortunately, many indie devs have been making games that capture parts of the Animal Crossing formula for years now.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Microsoft Rebrands Office 365, Adds Family-Oriented Features
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 31, 2020 at 8:58 am

    Microsoft’s Office 365 suite, which includes products like Word, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Teams chatting platform, is getting a facelift. The service is now called Microsoft 365, and contains some useful updates that should appeal to families, office workers, and even Grammarly customers.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Open Finder with a Keyboard Shortcut on Mac
    by Benj Edwards on March 31, 2020 at 8:30 am

    File management is essential on a Mac. Sometimes, you might need to access Finder quickly while you use another application. Luckily, you can open Finder from anywhere in macOS with an easy global command.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Aukey Wireless Charging Hub Is My Favorite Work From Home Accessory
    by Justin Duino on March 31, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Working from home isn’t for everyone, especially when it isn’t a choice. Those who generally work from an office have access to all of the tools they need to get their job done. But at home, those niceties can’t be found. Thankfully, there are accessories like Aukey’s Wireless Charging Hub that can make getting through your day-to-day a bit easier.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 5 Free Remote Access Tools for Connecting to a PC or Mac
    by Tim Brookes on March 31, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Sometimes, when you’re working from home, you might need to access a computer at your office or another location. Remote-access tools allow you to use a computer that’s located elsewhere as if you were sitting in front of it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Shopping Challenge: Spruce Up Your Home Office for Under $300
    by Michael Crider on March 31, 2020 at 6:40 am

    A ton of our readers are starting to work from home, and possibly finding that a single laptop or desktop isn’t well-equipped for hours of use at a time. If you’re in a hurry and on a budget, this post is for you. We’ve challenged ourselves to find the best stuff to upgrade your home office for under $300 total.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Windows 10’s Bugs Are Teaching the Importance of Backups
    by Chris Hoffman on March 31, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Windows 10 has now had multiple automatic updates that accidentally deleted people’s files. Buggy updates have caused problems with hardware drivers, too. Microsoft highlights the importance of having good backups and being prepared for anything.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Microsoft releases out-of-band update for Windows connectivity issues
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 31, 2020 at 6:02 am

    Microsoft has published out-of-band updates for the Windows connectivity issue that it acknowledged last week-The updates are not available via Windows Update, WSUS or other update management systems at the time of Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft releases out-of-band update for Windows connectivity issues appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Geek Trivia: The Second Apollo Moon Mission Was Almost Aborted Because Of?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on March 31, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Lightning Strikes Crows Nesting Fuel Leaks HurricanesThink You Know the Answer?

  • LEGO Goes Fast and Furious With Dom's Dodge Charger
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 30, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Thanks to its Technic series, LEGO offers some of the best and most beautiful vehicles you can build in your living room. Whether it’s the best Batmobile or a Land Rover, it’s easy to fall in love with the vehicle series. Now, for $99, the company is ready to thrill Fast and Furious fans with Dom’s Dodge Charger from the movie that started an empire.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Acer's Upcoming Laptops Are Sleek, Affordable, and AMD-Powered
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 30, 2020 at 11:41 am

    Acer announced a pair of new laptops today, the Aspire 5 and Swift 3. Both are relatively slim, powered by AMD Ryzen 4000 processors, and set at prices that won’t break the bank. The Aspire 5, which starts at $520, will be available in June. The Swift 3, which starts at $630, drops in April.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Share iCloud Drive Folders on iPhone, iPad, and Mac
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 30, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Apple finally added folder-sharing to iCloud Drive with iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, and macOS Catalina 10.15.4. If you were using Dropbox or Google Drive for the sole reason, you can now fully switch to iCloud Drive.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What is Google Classroom, and Who Should Use It?
    by Joel Cornell on March 30, 2020 at 10:24 am

    In the age of the digital classroom, it’s important to have virtual spaces for teachers, students, and the people supporting them. Google Classroom provides everyone involved with the learning process a centralized user-friendly hub for classwork collaboration.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The OnePlus 8 Series Will Debut on April 14th
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 30, 2020 at 10:21 am

    Today, on Twitter, OnePlus sent out a simple yet exciting message—“The OnePlus8 Series is coming. April 14.” That’s likely the day OnePlus will announce the phone, not the day you can buy it. But there’s a lot to look forward to, including rumors of wireless charging, the confirmation of a 120 Hz display, and two or possibly three phone variants.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Samsung's $999 Galaxy Chromebook Will Launch on April 6th
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 30, 2020 at 9:08 am

    Samsung’s premium-level Galaxy Chromebook took CES by storm, and it’s easy to see why just from the pictures alone. It comes in either Mercury Grey or a Fiesta Red (AKA, the one you should buy). We knew a lot about the impending Chromebook from CES, but not a release date. Now we know you can pick up this lovely laptop on April 6th—just not in all the configurations Samsung promised.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to SSH from Your Smartphone
    by Anthony Heddings on March 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Smartphones these days pack more than enough power to run lightweight SSH clients, which enables you to connect to your VPS and fix important problems when you don’t have access to a laptop and WiFi.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • The Best PC Headsets for Video and Conference Calls
    by Michael Crider on March 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Working from home is a must for many people at this point, and so are the inevitable video conferencing meetings that go along with it. If you’re just starting to work online, you’ll probably want something better for talking to people than the dinky microphone in your laptop or mobile headphones.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Clear Storage and Site Data for a Single Site on Google Chrome
    by Brady Gavin on March 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Deleting site data, such as cache and cookies, is helpful for when a site is misbehaving. However, removing all site data in Google Chrome will sign you out of every website. Here’s how to delete data from a single site.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Transfer Screenshots from a Nintendo Switch to a Computer
    by Benj Edwards on March 30, 2020 at 8:30 am

    One of the coolest features of the Nintendo Switch is that you can quickly take screenshots in almost any game using a dedicated Capture button. Here’s how to get those screenshots off your Nintendo Switch console using a microSD card.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use Linux’s man Command: Hidden Secrets and Basics
    by Dave McKay on March 30, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Everything you need to know about Linux is in its man pages. For example, you can search for a command to accomplish a task, even if you don’t know what it’s called. But how can you find the man pages? Here are some tricks.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Powerbeats Review: Almost Pro
    by Cameron Summerson on March 30, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The Powerbeats Pro are arguably the best workout earbuds you can buy today. They’re completely wireless, incredibly stable even during hard workouts, and sound great. They’re also $250, which is pretty pricey for a lot of people. Enter the Powerbeats 4, which feature nearly all of the same features of the Powerbeats Pro, but have a neck cable and $150 price tag.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Latest Debotnet Windows 10 Tweaker gets debloating scripts
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 30, 2020 at 6:49 am

    We have the Windows tweaker Debotnet several times before on Ghacks. It is a relatively new program that was released to the public in 2019 for the first time. Back then, it Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Latest Debotnet Windows 10 Tweaker gets debloating scripts appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to Disinfect Your Mouse and Keyboard
    by Tim Brookes on March 30, 2020 at 6:40 am

    You probably don’t clean your mouse and keyboard very often, but you should. It’s especially important if you share a computer with others. Right now, it could also prevent the transmission of COVID-19.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Here's Everything Coming To Netflix This Week
    by Shea Simmons on March 30, 2020 at 6:40 am

    With self-quarantining and multiple shelter-in-place orders across the nation, there’s never been a better time to Netflix binge. Thankfully, the streaming services’ March releases are still rolling out, and the beginning of a new month means a motherload of new content.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • How Bad Gaming Gear Can Hold You Back (How to Get Windows 10 Pro)
    by Sponsored on March 30, 2020 at 4:04 am

    A raid leader’s headset shorts out. They can no longer hear his commands, so they miss a critical mechanic and wipe. In just a few seconds, hours of progress and practice go down the toilet.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: The Phrase “Pushing The Envelope” Originated With?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on March 30, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Politics Tax Preparation The Pony Express AviationThink You Know the Answer?

  • Apple Releases a New COVID-19 Self-Screening Tool
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 29, 2020 at 2:40 pm

    Today Apple unveiled a new self-screening tool for COVID-19. You’ll answer basic questions about your symptoms and likelihood of exposure, and then the site will give you advice based on those answers. The company developed the tool in conjunction with the CDC and White House, and it’s free to use.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Restart Your Island in “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”
    by Joshalynne Finch on March 29, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Restarting your island in Animal Crossing: New horizons isn’t as easy as deleting a player character. There are a few hoops to jump through to start over on a clean slate. Here’s how to begin anew in the Nintendo Switch game.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 12 Spoiler-Free Stardew Valley Tips and Tricks to Get You Started
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on March 29, 2020 at 9:30 am

    One of the big things that makes Stardew Valley such a magical gaming experience is discovering everything for yourself, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some spoiler-free tips and tricks to help you get started.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Join a Discord Server
    by Joel Cornell on March 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

    There are Discord servers for just about any purpose. Your friends can make a server for hanging out and chatting, or developers can create official channels for their games. All you need to join a server is a link.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Click the Home Button with a Mouse on an iPad
    by Benj Edwards on March 29, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Apple now lets you control your iPad with a mouse or trackpad, but navigating using a mouse can be cumbersome without the ability to quickly click and go Home. Luckily, there are several ways to access the iPad’s Home screen using only the mouse.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Fastest Wireless Chargers for Every Device Imaginable
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 29, 2020 at 8:00 am

    It’s impossible to ignore the convenience of wireless charging. Yet, that convenience factor always comes at the price of charging speed—at least, that’s what it feels like when you use a crappy wireless charger. Most modern phones support reasonably fast wireless charging speeds. You just need to own a wireless charger that’s fast enough to keep up.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 30 Chill Games to Unwind From Your Stressful Life With
    by Eric Schoon on March 29, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Video games are the ultimate form of escapism—they can absorb you into their world better than any other form of media. With such absorbing worlds, they can be a great way to relax and unwind, but not every game is well-suited for that. So today, we wanted to shine a light on the calmer side of gaming, showing off games that take it upon themselves to give you chill and relaxing experiences.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • You Can Relive the GameCube on a Modern TV, and It’s Amazing
    by Joshalynne Finch on March 29, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Nintendo’s GameCube doesn’t support HDMI, but don’t let that stop you! With the right adapters, you can hook up a GameCube to a modern TV and play your beloved GameCube games.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 0Patch publishes micropatch to address Windows Font Parsing vulnerability
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 27, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    Microsoft published an advisory about a new font parsing vulnerability in Windows on March 23, 2020. The company rated the vulnerability as critical and said that it was aware of limited targeted Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post 0Patch publishes micropatch to address Windows Font Parsing vulnerability appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 10 has a new network connectivity issue
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 27, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    Windows users who run recent (and not so recent) versions of Windows 10  may have noticed network connectivity issues recently. Microsoft acknowledged a new issue for all supported versions of Windows 10 Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 has a new network connectivity issue appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • KB4541335 for Windows 10 1903 and 1909 released
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 25, 2020 at 7:22 am

    Microsoft released the optional non-security update KB4541335  for the company's operating systems Windows 10 version 1903 and version 1909 on March 24, 2020. The company announced earlier that it will pause the Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post KB4541335 for Windows 10 1903 and 1909 released appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft is pausing optional Windows update releases
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 25, 2020 at 6:41 am

    Microsoft announced yesterday that it plans to pause the release of optional Windows updates from May 2020 onward. The company releases so-called C and D releases in the third or fourth week Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft is pausing optional Windows update releases appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Critical font parsing issue in Windows revealed (fix inside)
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 24, 2020 at 6:33 am

    Microsoft published an advisory yesterday concerning a recently detected font parsing issue that affects all supported versions of the company's Windows operating system (including Windows 7). The issue is rated critical, the Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Critical font parsing issue in Windows revealed (fix inside) appeared first on gHacks Technology News.