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  • How to Add the Current Date and Time in Google Sheets
    by Ben Stockton on December 5, 2019 at 11:23 am

    Rather than manually inserting times and dates into a Google Sheets spreadsheet, you can use the NOW and TODAY functions. These functions show the current time or date, updating as your spreadsheet changes or on a regular basis.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Enable and Use Zooming on Your Apple Watch
    by Khamosh Pathak on December 5, 2019 at 10:24 am

    The Apple Watch has quite a tiny screen. Reading text notifications or viewing an image can sometimes be tough. If you find yourself constantly squinting at the wearable’s display, try the built-in Zoom feature found in the accessibility settings.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use Your iPad as a Secondary Mac Display Without Sidecar
    by Khamosh Pathak on December 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

    With Apple’s Sidecar feature, you can use your iPad as a secondary Mac display. Unfortunately, it’s only available on newer (post-2016) MacBooks and iPads. But don’t worry—you can get the same functionality with the third-party app, Duet.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Does “Fulfilled by Amazon” Mean?
    by Harry Guinness on December 5, 2019 at 8:00 am

    When you’re shopping on Amazon, you might have seen the words “Fulfilled by Amazon” next to some of the things you buy. You hopefully won’t notice anything different about the purchase experience, but you could run into problems.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Is a Wangiri or “One Ring” Phone Scam?
    by Matthew Hughes on December 5, 2019 at 6:40 am

    All day, strange foreign numbers have called your phone. They’re from a country you’ve never visited. Each time the digits change slightly, making it impossible to block them. They ring for just a few seconds before hanging up. You’re tempted to call them back, but you shouldn’t—it’s a scam, and falling for it could cost you dearly.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: Who Was The Mascot For Nintendo’s Iconic Gaming Magazine Nintendo Power?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on December 5, 2019 at 2:02 am

    Nester Yoshi Link MarioThink You Know the Answer?

  • How to Find your Spotify Wrapped 2019
    by Justin Duino on December 4, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    Whether you’re an avid music buff or not, you probably spend countless hours listening to your favorite artists and songs. To help illustrate this point, Spotify Wrapped 2019 shows you precisely what you listened to most over the past year.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Notepad Isn’t Moving to Windows 10’s Store After All
    by Chris Hoffman on December 4, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    Back in August, Microsoft announced it would update Notepad through Windows 10’s Store, delivering updates more frequently than once every six months. Now, Microsoft is changing its mind. Notepad won’t move to the Store in Windows 10’s upcoming 20H1 update.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Log All Devices Out of Your Slack Account
    by Rob Woodgate on December 4, 2019 at 11:23 am

    If you’re worried someone has access to your Slack account, or you want to make sure old devices are no longer logged in, you can log every device out of your account at once. Here’s how to make that happen.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • O&O ShutUp10 updated with new privacy features
    by Martin Brinkmann on December 4, 2019 at 11:07 am

    O&O, the developers behind the privacy tool O&O ShutUp10 for Windows 10, released a new version of the program yesterday. O&O ShutUp10 1.7 introduces the new Activity History and Clipboard group to Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post O&O ShutUp10 updated with new privacy features appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to Install Custom Fonts on Your iPhone or iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on December 4, 2019 at 10:24 am

    The iPhone and iPad are maturing into productivity platforms with the release of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. One of Apple’s latest features is the capability to use custom fonts while using a design or writing app.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Apply Shading to Alternate Rows in Excel
    by Alan Murray on December 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Applying color to alternate rows makes your spreadsheet data easier to read. In Excel, this is quick and simple to apply by formatting your data as a Table. The row shading is then automatically applied to new rows added to the table.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Get Alerts When a Nintendo Switch Game Goes on Sale
    by Vann Vicente on December 4, 2019 at 8:00 am

    It can be frustrating to miss a sale for a Nintendo Switch game you’ve had your eye on for a while. We recommend setting up alerts so that you never miss a Switch game sale again. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Apple Is Making the MacBook Pros You’ve Been Waiting For
    by Tim Brookes on December 4, 2019 at 6:40 am

    Apple just refreshed its laptop lineup with a new 16-inch MacBook Pro, and it’s kind of a big deal. The company has made changes to the design in response to criticism from both critics and users, including a new keyboard mechanism and a larger battery.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: The Real World Hospital That Inspired Fictional Arkham Asylum Was Located In?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on December 4, 2019 at 2:02 am

    Essen, Germany Manchester, England Rochester, New York Danvers, MassachusettsThink You Know the Answer?

  • How to Enable Classic Markdown Text Formatting in Slack
    by Chris Hoffman on December 3, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    Slack recently updated its message box with a WYSIWYG interface. To bold text, select it and click the “Bold” button like you’re using Microsoft Word. Now, in response to criticism from some long-time users, Slack is offering a way to disable it and use classic Markdown formatting.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use Text Shortcuts in Google Docs
    by Brady Gavin on December 3, 2019 at 11:23 am

    The Automatic substitution feature in Google Docs is a simple way to create text shortcuts for words or sentences you regularly use in your documents. Here’s how you can save time and effort with this handy tool.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Customize Gmail’s Default Snooze Times
    by Rob Woodgate on December 3, 2019 at 10:24 am

    Gmail’s Snooze function is handy, but the default times might not be suitable for you. Here’s how you can customize and change the snooze times.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Listen to Podcasts on iPhone, iPad, or Android
    by Khamosh Pathak on December 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Did someone recently recommend you listen to a podcast? If your response was, “What’s a podcast?” we’ve got the answer, and more! Here’s a crash course on podcasts and how you can listen to them on your smartphone.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use the ls Command to List Files and Directories on Linux
    by Dave McKay on December 3, 2019 at 8:00 am

    We use the Linux ls command every day without thinking about it. That’s a pity. Pay it some attention, and you’ll find many useful options—including some you should add to your command-line arsenal.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Windows 10’s November 2019 Update Is the Best Yet
    by Chris Hoffman on December 3, 2019 at 6:40 am

    Windows 10’s November 2019 Update, also known as version 1909, is the best update to Windows 10 yet. It’s a small update that’s quick to install, doesn’t add any crazy new features, and isn’t breaking many things.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: NASA Was Created Under Which U.S. President?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on December 3, 2019 at 2:02 am

    Herbert Hoover John F. Kennedy Harry S. Truman Dwight D. EisenhowerThink You Know the Answer?

  • Geek Trivia: NASA Was Created Under Which U.S. President?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on December 3, 2019 at 2:02 am

    Harry S. Truman Dwight D. Eisenhower John F. Kennedy Herbert HooverThink You Know the Answer?

  • The Windows 7 Extended Security Update program is now available
    by Martin Brinkmann on December 2, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    Microsoft will end support for the company's Windows 7 operating system on January 14, 2020, the same day that security updates are made available for the last time for the operating system. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post The Windows 7 Extended Security Update program is now available appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Here is why free upgrades to Windows 10 still work
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 30, 2019 at 10:22 am

    When Microsoft launched Windows 10 in 2015, it revealed that devices with legitimate Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 licenses could be upgraded to the new operating system free of charge for the Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Here is why free upgrades to Windows 10 still work appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Ashampoo Snap 11 screen capture review
    by Ashwin on November 28, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    Ashampoo Snap 11 is a premium screen capturing tool that offers plenty of options, some of which are unique and the built-in editor has a lot to offer. The program is available Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Ashampoo Snap 11 screen capture review appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows Terminal update introduces support for multiple panes
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 28, 2019 at 7:56 am

    Microsoft released a new preview version of the upcoming Windows Terminal application that brings the version of the application to 0.7. The new version introduces support for splitting the interface into multiple Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows Terminal update introduces support for multiple panes appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Criptext is a free encrypted email service with open source apps for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS
    by Ashwin on November 28, 2019 at 6:15 am

    Criptext is a free encrypted email service for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS. It has been around for a while, but I thought it may be worth looking into. Before we Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Criptext is a free encrypted email service with open source apps for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Here is what's next after Windows 10 version 1909
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 27, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    Microsoft released Windows 10 version 1909 in November 2019; the new major version of Windows 10 was just a minor update that did not introduce many new features or changes to the Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Here is what's next after Windows 10 version 1909 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Split or Merge PDFs with PDFsam Basic, an open source program for Windows, Linux and macOS
    by Ashwin on November 27, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    PDFs have long been a commonly used format for eBooks, digital manuals or documents thanks to how content is presented regardless of operating system that is used and great support for PDF Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Split or Merge PDFs with PDFsam Basic, an open source program for Windows, Linux and macOS appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • AdwCleaner 8.0.0 is out: drops Windows XP and Vista support
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 27, 2019 at 8:34 am

    Malwarebytes released AdwCleaner 8.0.0, a free tool to remove adware and potentially unwanted programs, from Windows devices on November 26, 2019. The company acquired AdwCleaner back in 2016 and has produced new Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post AdwCleaner 8.0.0 is out: drops Windows XP and Vista support appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to access Advanced Options quickly on Windows 10 devices
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 27, 2019 at 6:22 am

    If you wanted to access the advanced boot options in Windows 7, all you had to do was press F8 on the keyboard during boot to load the boot menu. Microsoft changed Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to access Advanced Options quickly on Windows 10 devices appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft has no plans to make future Windows 10 updates like Windows 10 1909
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 24, 2019 at 10:54 am

    Microsoft released the November 2019 Update for the company's Windows 10 operating system on November 12, 2019. The update is available to "seekers", administrators who run manual checks for updates on devices Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft has no plans to make future Windows 10 updates like Windows 10 1909 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft unlocks Windows 10 November 2019 Update in the Update Assistant
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 19, 2019 at 12:25 pm

    Windows 10 administrators have multiple options at their disposal when it comes to upgrading Windows 10 devices to new versions of the operating system. Home administrators may use Windows Update, Microsoft's Media Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft unlocks Windows 10 November 2019 Update in the Update Assistant appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • TextConverter is a batch document editing tool that has a lot of advanced options
    by Ashwin on November 19, 2019 at 10:22 am

    TextConverter is a free application for Microsoft Windows devices that can be used to edit multiple documents simultaneously. You can also use it to save them text files in different formats and Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post TextConverter is a batch document editing tool that has a lot of advanced options appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft will integrate DNS over HTTPS in Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 18, 2019 at 4:03 pm

    Microsoft revealed plans to integrate native support for DNS over HTTPS in the company's Windows 10 operating system in November 2019. The announcement was made on Microsoft's Networking blog on November 17, Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft will integrate DNS over HTTPS in Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft: don't remove the Microsoft Store app
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 15, 2019 at 11:16 am

    Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system comes with the Microsoft Store application by default (formerly known as Windows Store) that is accessible via the operating system's Taskbar and Start Menu. Windows administrators and Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft: don't remove the Microsoft Store app appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft updates list of deprecated Windows 10 features : goodbye My People (November 2019)
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 14, 2019 at 1:02 pm

    Microsoft has updated the list of features and technologies that it is no longer developing after the release of Windows 10 version 1909 in November 2019. Windows 10 is an operating system Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft updates list of deprecated Windows 10 features : goodbye My People (November 2019) appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to upgrade to Windows 10 version 1909
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 13, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Microsoft released the November 2019 security and non-security updates yesterday and along with the updates came the long-awaited Windows 10 version 1909. Microsoft published a blog post on the official Windows Experience Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to upgrade to Windows 10 version 1909 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft Windows Security Updates November 2019 overview
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 12, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    It is the second Tuesday of November 2019 and that means that it is Microsoft Patch Day. Microsoft released security and non-security updates for its Windows operating system and other company products. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft Windows Security Updates November 2019 overview appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows Updates History Viewer released by Nirsoft
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 10, 2019 at 7:59 am

    Windows Updates History Viewer (WinUpdatesView) is a new software program by Nirsoft that displays the Windows updates history on the device it is run on. As is the case with all Nirsoft Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows Updates History Viewer released by Nirsoft appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft will remove option to clear Downloads folder using Disk Cleanup
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 9, 2019 at 7:47 am

    Microsoft revealed recently that it will remove the Downloads option from the company's Disk Cleanup tool. Microsoft introduced the new option in Windows 10 version 1809. The company made the decision to Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft will remove option to clear Downloads folder using Disk Cleanup appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft rolls out Unified Update Platform preview update KB4529943
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 8, 2019 at 1:42 pm

    Microsoft released KB4529943 yesterday to devices that participate in the Unified Update Platform preview. The update will be released later to devices that run Windows 10 and don't participate in the UUP Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft rolls out Unified Update Platform preview update KB4529943 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft ends Skip Ahead Windows Insiders ring
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 6, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build yesterday to the Fast Ring that brings the build number to 19018. Brandon LeBlanc, Senior Program Manager of the Windows Insider Program, revealed Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft ends Skip Ahead Windows Insiders ring appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Malwarebytes 4.0 for Windows launches
    by Martin Brinkmann on November 5, 2019 at 7:39 am

    Malwarebytes released Malwarebytes 4.0, a new version of the company's security program, for Microsoft Windows systems on November 4, 2019. The new version of the program includes the company's new Katana Engine, Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Malwarebytes 4.0 for Windows launches appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft releases KB4522355 for Windows 10 version 1903
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 24, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Microsoft released a new cumulative update for the current version of Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1903, on October 24, 2019. The new update is a non-security update that is completely optional Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft releases KB4522355 for Windows 10 version 1903 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Intel Graphics Drivers for Windows 10 1909 released and here's what's new
    by Ashwin on October 21, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    Intel updated its Graphics Driver for Windows this week; it is the first driver that is officially compatible with Microsoft's soon-to-be-released Windows 10 version 1909 that is expected to be released in Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Intel Graphics Drivers for Windows 10 1909 released and here's what's new appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to list all installed third-party drivers on Windows PCs
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 21, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    Drivers play an important part in Windows as they add certain capabilities or support for certain hardware devices to the operating system. Windows operating systems come with a set of default drivers Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to list all installed third-party drivers on Windows PCs appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows Update Manager wumgr 1.0 released
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 19, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    The developer of the Windows Update Manager wumgr has released version 1.0 of the application for Microsoft's Windows operating system. The release is the first program update in 2019 and an indication Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows Update Manager wumgr 1.0 released appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • KB4520062 for Windows 10 1809 may break Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 18, 2019 at 7:16 am

    Microsoft released the second back of October 2019 updates for various supported Windows 10 versions on October 15, 2019. The cumulative updates, all non-security, fix various issues in Windows 10. It is Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post KB4520062 for Windows 10 1809 may break Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection appeared first on gHacks Technology News.