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  • How to Password Protect Apps on Your Mac
    by Khamosh Pathak on February 21, 2020 at 11:23 am

    You can secure your Mac using a password or Touch ID, but what if you want to individually lock specific apps? There’s no official Apple solution, but you can use a third-party app to get the job done.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Did Hobos Actually Have a Secret Code?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on February 21, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Over the years the idea of a “hobo code” has taken on a larger than life presence in the popular imagination. Even back in the early 20th century, newspapers were writing about the mysteries of the pictographic language. But did it even exist?Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • How to Switch from Disney+ to the Disney+ Bundle with Hulu and ESPN+
    by Kennedy Maring on February 21, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Disney+ is great, but it doesn’t offer everything you might want to watch. If you went with the basic plan, and you’re thinking of getting the bundle with Hulu and ESPN+, here’s how to switch over.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Access iCloud Services on Android
    by Ben Stockton on February 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Apple users are able to store their notes, pictures, contacts, and settings in their iCloud storage and sync them across multiple Apple devices. Accessing your iCloud data on Android is a trickier process, but it is possible. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Pin a Website to the Windows 10 Taskbar or Start Menu
    by Joel Cornell on February 21, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Having quick access to frequently-used or hard to remember websites can save you time and frustration. Whether you use Chrome, Firefox, or Edge, you can add a shortcut to any site right to your Windows 10 taskbar or Start menu.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Hey Guys, AirPods (and AirPods Pro) on Android Are Totally Fine
    by Cameron Summerson on February 21, 2020 at 8:00 am

    There’s this a common misconception that AirPods and AirPods Pro don’t work with Android. The fact is that’s completely false—not only do they work with Android, but they’re also my pick for the best true wireless headphones you can get, regardless of what OS you use. That said, there are a few things to consider if you want to use AirPods with your Android phone.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Delete a User on Linux (and Remove Every Trace)
    by Dave McKay on February 21, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Deleting a user on Linux involves more than you think. If you’re a system administrator, you’ll want to purge all traces of the account and its access from your systems. We’ll show you the steps to take.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Windows 10’s Buggy Hardware Driver Updates Are Being Fixed
    by Chris Hoffman on February 21, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Windows Update doesn’t just automatically update the Windows 10 operating system—it automatically updates hardware drivers, too. That’s resulted in many bugs, but Microsoft is making improvements—and making some of those driver updates optional.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: The Spicy Heat Of Chili Peppers Is Measured Using The?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on February 21, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Frankford Pepper Rank Capsaicin Chart Scoville Scale Chili IndexThink You Know the Answer?

  • Here's Where and When You Can Pre-Order The Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and Ultra
    by Justin Duino on February 20, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    We’re still two weeks away from the official launch of the Galaxy S20 5G series, but carriers and retail stores are already putting the handsets up for pre-order. If you don’t want to wait until March 6, 2020, to order your next smartphone, here are the best deals you can get on the latest Samsung devices.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Disable the First Sign-In Animation on Windows 10
    by Brady Gavin on February 20, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Whenever you install a major upgrade or create a new user, the first time you sign in, you are greeted with the first sign-in animation. Here’s how to disable the welcome message should you no longer want to see it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Loop a PowerPoint Presentation
    by Marshall Gunnell on February 20, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Slideshows are sometimes used to display images at events, such as weddings or trade shows. Whatever the occasion might be, you’ll want to loop your PowerPoint presentation so your guests aren’t staring at a blank screen. Here’s how it’s done.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Trim, Slow Down, and Edit Instagram Boomerangs
    by Khamosh Pathak on February 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Boomerangs are fun to shoot, but really hard to nail down. Now, you can trim Boomerangs and add cool effects to get that perfect bounce effect every time. Here’s how to trim and edit Instagram Boomerangs on iPhone and Android.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Hone Your Schedule When You Work From Home
    by Yvonne Glasgow on February 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Working from home might allow you some extra freedom, but it still requires dedication and motivation. Your schedule can change from day to day, so you have to hone your work plan to keep things going smoothly. These tips can help you stay on schedule.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • You Can Now Markup and Modify PDFs in Google Drive Using Adobe Acrobat
    by Justin Duino on February 20, 2020 at 8:59 am

    PDF is a widely popular document format, but it can sometimes be different to work with. Thankfully, Adobe is partnering with Google to make it easier to view and modify PDFs through Drive.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Cancel Your Stadia Pro Subscription
    by Justin Duino on February 20, 2020 at 8:30 am

    If you’ve been enjoying a Google Stadia Pro free trial, it’s time to evaluate if the game streaming service is worth $9.99 a month. If it’s not, here’s how to cancel your subscription from your smartphone or computer.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Is an Encryption Backdoor?
    by Vann Vicente on February 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

    You might have heard the term “encryption backdoor” in the news recently. We’ll explain what it is, why it’s one of the most hotly contested topics in the tech world, and how it could affect the devices you use every day.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Why You Should (Still) Trust Nest More Than Ring
    by Josh Hendrickson on February 20, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Yesterday, Ring announced it would start requiring two-factor authentication for all user accounts effective immediately. And while that’s a great start, it’s not enough. The company can and should do more. The truth is, it’s playing catchup to another security camera company: Nest. If you have to pick, you should trust Nest before Ring, and here’s why.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Get Free Internet (at Home and In Public)
    by Chris Hoffman on February 20, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Free internet access is all around us. With these tips and tricks, you’ll be able to find a free connection at home or when you’re out. Even if you don’t have a computer, your local public library likely has you covered.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: In The 1960s, Heineken Experimented With Bottles That Doubled As?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on February 20, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Water Purifiers Lenses Lanterns Building BlocksThink You Know the Answer?

  • First Android 11 Developer Preview Focuses on Privacy with One-Time Permissions and More
    by Justin Duino on February 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    We’re still months away from the official launch of the next version of Android, but Google has just announced the release of the first Android 11 Developer Preview. Although you might be interested to know what changes will be coming to your device in the future, this build is primarily targeted at developers. However, that hasn’t stopped Google from dropping in some user-facing privacy features.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Create Administrator Mode Shortcuts Without UAC Prompts in Windows 10
    by Brady Gavin on February 19, 2020 at 11:23 am

    User Access Control (UAC) prompts in Windows 10 can be annoying, especially when you often run a program that requires Administrator permissions. Thankfully, there’s a way to create a shortcut that doesn’t prompt you for UAC.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Check If Your iPhone Was Refurbished
    by Benj Edwards on February 19, 2020 at 10:24 am

    After buying a used iPhone, you might wonder about its history. When first sold, did it leave Apple as a brand new device or one that had been previously refurbished? Luckily, there’s an easy way to tell. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Download iPhone Photos From iCloud to Your Mac
    by Khamosh Pathak on February 19, 2020 at 9:00 am

    If you have an iPhone with base storage, you’re most likely used to backing up your photos on Apple’s iCloud. But what if you want to share or download your backed-up iPhone photos? Well, you can download them directly from iCloud to your Mac!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Cancel Your Nintendo Switch Online Subscription
    by Joel Cornell on February 19, 2020 at 8:30 am

    At $19.99 USD for 12 months of access to online multiplayer, free NES and SNES games, and more, the Nintendo Switch Online service is a great deal. Whatever your reason, you can cancel the auto-renewal of the service at any time.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use the join command on Linux
    by Dave McKay on February 19, 2020 at 8:00 am

    If you want to merge data from two text files by matching a common field, you can use the Linux join command. It adds a sprinkle of dynamism to your static data files. We’ll show you how to use it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 8 Ways to Combat Workplace Burnout
    by Elyse Hauser on February 19, 2020 at 8:00 am

    You probably know the feeling, even if you haven’t identified it yet. The constant stress of workplace demands build up over time, until, suddenly, you find yourself physically, emotionally, and mentally drained. What you’re experiencing is called burnout.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Windows 10’s New Update Is Deleting People’s Files Again
    by Chris Hoffman on February 19, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Microsoft released a buggy security update for Windows 10 last week. Some Windows users report all the files on their desktop have been deleted. Here’s everything you need to know, including how to fix the bug and get your files back.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Windows 10 version 1809 will reach end of support in May 2020
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 17, 2020 at 4:23 pm

    Microsoft dropped support for the popular Windows 7 operating system as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 in January 2020 except for business and Enterprise customers who pay the company for extended Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 version 1809 will reach end of support in May 2020 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft pulls the security update KB4524244 for Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 16, 2020 at 7:16 am

    Microsoft published a standalone security update for Windows 10, KB4524244, on the February 2020 Patch Tuesday. The security update addressed "an issue in which a third-party Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft pulls the security update KB4524244 for Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • It appears that the Windows 7 ESU Bypass is indeed working
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 13, 2020 at 7:04 am

    Support for Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system ended on January 14, 2020 officially. Home users cannot extend support for the operating system while business and Enterprise customers may extend support by up Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post It appears that the Windows 7 ESU Bypass is indeed working appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft Windows Security Updates February 2020 overview
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 11, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    Welcome to the February 2020 overview of the Microsoft February 2020 Patch Day. It is a special Patch Day, as it is the first after support for Microsoft's Windows 7 and Windows Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft Windows Security Updates February 2020 overview appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Need another reason that current web search integration is bad in Windows 10?
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 5, 2020 at 2:28 pm

    Reports are coming in that search is not working properly on many Windows 10 devices; the issue is different from the recent File Explorer search issue that users experienced and are still Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Need another reason that current web search integration is bad in Windows 10? appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Another nail in the coffin: Microsoft ends its UWP monetization network
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 4, 2020 at 6:52 am

    When Microsoft first launched the Windows Store, now known as Microsoft Store, it had big plans for it. It wanted to create a central repository for applications for Windows, that were limited Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Another nail in the coffin: Microsoft ends its UWP monetization network appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • German Data Protection Agency: Windows 10 1909 Enterprise Telemetry can be fully disabled
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 2, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Telemetry has been a hot topic ever since Microsoft released the first version of the company's Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft decided to integrate the collecting of data deeply into the operating Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post German Data Protection Agency: Windows 10 1909 Enterprise Telemetry can be fully disabled appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Intel Microcode Updates for Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 31, 2020 at 10:42 am

    Microsoft has released Intel Microcode Updates for all supported versions of the company's Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft revised the support page on January 30, 2020. The update brings support for additional Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Intel Microcode Updates for Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Look up deleted Microsoft KB articles
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 31, 2020 at 7:05 am

    Microsoft started to use its Docs website in 2016 to publish new articles. The company retired the classic MDSN and Technet sites and migrated these to an archive on the Docs site Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Look up deleted Microsoft KB articles appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Antivirus for Windows 7: support continues
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 30, 2020 at 6:57 am

    All antivirus solutions remain supported on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system after Microsoft ended support for it on January 14, 2020. The Windows 7 operating system has a large usage base even Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Antivirus for Windows 7: support continues appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • KB4532695 for Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909 fixes File Explorer Search issue
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 29, 2020 at 6:20 am

    Microsoft released the cumulative update KB4532695 for the company's Windows 10 operating system that fixes several issues including the File Explorer Search issue. The update is available for Windows 10 version 1903 Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post KB4532695 for Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909 fixes File Explorer Search issue appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • That Windows 7 Wallpaper Bug Microsoft introduced? Buy ESU to get it fixed
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 26, 2020 at 9:18 am

    Microsoft released a final cumulative update for the company's Windows 7 operating system on the January 2020 Patch Day before support ended officially. KB4534310 fixes several security issues on machines running Windows Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post That Windows 7 Wallpaper Bug Microsoft introduced? Buy ESU to get it fixed appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft releases KB4534321 and KB4534308 for Windows 10 version 1809 and 1803
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 24, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    Microsoft has released two updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system. KB4534321 for Windows 10 version 1809 and KB4534308  for Windows 10 version 1803 include non-security improvements and changes only. Both Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft releases KB4534321 and KB4534308 for Windows 10 version 1809 and 1803 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows Calculator will get a Graphing Mode: first look
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 17, 2020 at 7:08 am

    Microsoft released a new build to the Fast Ring Windows Insider channel yesterday. The update increases the build to version 19546 and one of the changes that it brings along with it Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows Calculator will get a Graphing Mode: first look appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2020 overview (end of Windows 7 support edition)
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 14, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    Welcome to the first Microsoft Patch Day overview of 2020 and the last Patch Day for the company's Windows 7 operating system (as well as for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2020 overview (end of Windows 7 support edition) appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Clear Disk Info is a handy health info tool for storage devices
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 14, 2020 at 9:26 am

    Clear Disk Info is a free software program for Microsoft Windows devices that provides a clear view of health related information about connected storage devices. Keeping an eye on storage devices is Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Clear Disk Info is a handy health info tool for storage devices appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 7 Support ends today: here are your options
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 14, 2020 at 6:54 am

    Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system has reached the end of its lifetime, at least for home users. Microsoft will release a final round of patches for the operating system later today before Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 7 Support ends today: here are your options appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Rumor: Windows 10 Store for Business and Education are going away
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 13, 2020 at 6:45 am

    When Microsoft launched the Windows 10 operating system in 2015, it included a Windows Store application designed as a central repository for applications and other offers. One of the main ideas behind Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Rumor: Windows 10 Store for Business and Education are going away appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Search Indexer Diagnostics
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 12, 2020 at 7:40 am

    Microsoft released a new application for the company's Windows 10 operating system recently that helps administrators troubleshoot Windows Search related issues. Windows Search is a core part of the operating system as Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft Windows 10 Search Indexer Diagnostics appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks if drivers are incompatible
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 9, 2020 at 3:31 pm

    A new document by Microsoft reveals that Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks for their devices or hardware if they find out that certain drivers are incompatible with new feature updates Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks if drivers are incompatible appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows
    by Ashwin on January 9, 2020 at 5:51 am

    Sometimes, we may need a quick way to write down something. Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows that can be used for that. The program is portable, but Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Notes is a simple and free note-taking application for Windows appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • GeForce Driver 441.87 introduces Framerate Limiter
    by Martin Brinkmann on January 6, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    Nvidia has released a new version of its GeForce Driver to the public. GeForce Driver 441.87 is available for all supported operating systems. Interested users may download it from the company's official Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post GeForce Driver 441.87 introduces Framerate Limiter appeared first on gHacks Technology News.