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  • 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 ›

  • Geek Trivia: Among The World’s Most Popular Cultivated Fruits Only This Fruit Isn’t Grown On A Tree?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on March 29, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Pears Oranges Pomegranates BananasThink You Know the Answer?

  • How to Cancel Your Netflix Subscription
    by Kennedy Maring on March 28, 2020 at 10:24 am

    If you’re looking to save some money or don’t enjoy the shows and movies offered by Netflix like you once did, canceling your subscription isn’t a bad idea. Canceling is easy enough, but it may be a bit tricky to get to the end result, so here’s how to do it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 9 Ways to Quickly Make Money in “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”
    by Joshalynne Finch on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

    You will likely spend days earning Bells (in-game currency) in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and you’ve probably wondered what the easiest and quickest method is to make money. Whether this is your first time playing or you’re looking for new methods, here’s a quick list to help you along.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Invite People to a Discord Server (and Create Invite Links)
    by Joel Cornell on March 28, 2020 at 9:00 am

    You can create a Discord server for a business, a community, or a small group of friends. Send out invites to get friends and fans into your Discord server, or create a custom invite link that will last indefinitely.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Clear Cache and Cookies in Chrome
    by Marshall Gunnell on March 28, 2020 at 8:30 am

    If you’re trying to fix loading or formatting issues to improve your browsing experience on Google Chrome, clearing your cache and cookies is an excellent place to start. Here’s how and what happens when you delete them.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 5 Great Writing Apps with Offline Support
    by Suzanne Humphries on March 28, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Every writer has horror stories about losing a document because of internet connectivity issues. But by choosing a writing app with offline support and automatic syncing (when online), you’ll no longer have to write in fear.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Need a Cheap Laptop With a Great Battery Life? Try an iPad.
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 28, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Cheap Windows laptops are notorious for their terrible battery life, chunky builds, and general unreliability. But at just $330, the iPad sports staggering 10-hour battery life and weighs significantly less than any budget laptop. And, while the iPad is technically a just tablet, its robust selection of standard productivity apps and professional-grade accessories make it a practical (and comfortable) alternative to Windows machines.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How Apple’s 2020 iPad Pro Compares to the 1994 Trackpad Mac
    by Benj Edwards on March 28, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Apple unveiled a new iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard with a trackpad in March 2020. This is the first time Apple’s pushed a trackpad for iPads. It reminded us of the company’s first laptop with a trackpad: the Powerbook 500 series, released 26 years ago.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: Which Food Has Never Been An Official McDonald’s Mascot?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on March 28, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Nuggets Burgers Milkshakes FriesThink You Know the Answer?

  • 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.

  • Apple Releases a New COVID-19 Self-Screening Tool
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 27, 2020 at 1:51 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 ›

  • 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.

  • How to Open the Registry Editor on Windows 10
    by Brady Gavin on March 27, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Windows and a lot of third-party applications store their settings in the registry. There are many options (particularly, those for Windows itself) that you can only change in the registry. Let’s open the Registry Editor so you can edit these!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The 40-Game NEOGEO Mini International Is Just $50 Today
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 27, 2020 at 11:18 am

    Ready to get down with some Metal Slug or King of Fighters? The NEOGEO Mini International arcade machine, which contains 40 classic NEOGEO/SNK games, is on sale for just $50 right now. That’s $15 off the average price and nearly $50 off the initial sale price from 2019.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • GeForce NOW Getting New Games Weekly, Starting With "Control" and 7 Others
    by Michael Crider on March 27, 2020 at 10:52 am

    After NVIDIA’s streaming game service made a splashy entrance a few weeks ago, the news has been dominated by games, developers, and publishers abruptly pulling out of the service. GeForce NOW is trying to reverse that trend with a new weekly launch system, announcing new games that are now instantly playable on the service.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • AT&T, Xfinity, and YouTube TV Are Offering Premium Channels for Free
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 27, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Already exhausted your supply of shows and movies? Well, AT&T, Xfinity, and YouTube TV want to help. These three services are offering add-on channels to their customers for the next month, free of charge and without any hidden renewal fees.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Quickly Search Within Settings on an iPhone or iPad
    by Benj Edwards on March 27, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Can’t find a configuration option on your iPhone or iPad? Apple makes it easy to search within Settings to find what you need. It’s a feature so small that you may overlook it if you don’t know it’s there. Here’s how to use it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Google Duo Bumps Its Video Chat Limit up to 12 Callers
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 27, 2020 at 10:17 am

    Google Duo, one of Google’s video calling products, originally had a limit of two participants (you and the person you called). Over time the company worked to improve the service, and that included introducing a new limit of eight callers. Now, when we need group video calls more than ever, Google says it increased that limit to twelve.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Monitor a Windows Folder for New Files and Take Action
    by Adam Bertram on March 27, 2020 at 9:31 am

    Files are in a constant state of flux on any operating system. Sometimes they get created, sometimes they get deleted, sometimes they get changed, and those are all normal things for an operating system to do. Sometimes when a file gets changed, it can cause instability in another application that depends on it, such as changing a port number in a properties file, a parameter in a deployment manifest, or even fixing code in production without going through source control.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT […]

  • Can You Get In-Stock Alerts From Stores? Not Important Ones.
    by Joel Cornell on March 27, 2020 at 9:30 am

    In times of crisis, hoarding and overburdened supply chains can make essential goods hard to find. While some retail websites provide a “Notify Me” option for out of stock items, this rarely applies to common household goods and medical supplies.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Manage Open File Handles with PowerShell
    by Adam Bertram on March 27, 2020 at 9:26 am

    One of the more frustrating errors that an end-user or IT administrator can deal with is that of locked files within Windows. When you delete a folder, move a file, or edit a configuration and you encounter a locked file error message, it’s better to deal with that quickly and efficiently.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • The 5 Best Alternatives to the Official iPad Keyboard
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The iPad makes for a compelling laptop stand-in, so long as its paired with a keyboard. But at over $150, Apple’s Official iPad Keyboard and Magic Keyboard are far from affordable. Thankfully, there’s a wide selection of third-party iPad keyboards that’ll increase your productivity without draining your wallet.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Customize Google Forms With Themes, Images, and Fonts
    by Vann Vicente on March 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Google Forms is the easiest way to make a fillable form online. Most Google Forms look similar, but you can make your form stand out and fit with your event, website, or company’s branding.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use Trackpad Gestures on Your iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 27, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Apple’s new floating Magic Keyboard case for the iPad Pro looks fantastic, but you don’t need to spend $299 to use a trackpad. Simply connect a Magic Trackpad or a third-party multi-touch trackpad to get access to all of iPadOS’ new trackpad gestures.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use Linux’s screen Command
    by Dave McKay on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    With the Linux screen command, you can push running terminal applications to the background and pull them forward when you want to see them. It also supports split-screen displays and works over SSH connections, even after you disconnect and reconnect!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Start Using a Microsaving App to Build a Painless Savings Account
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Saving large chunks of cash every month is often difficult or impossible for many. But microsaving apps, which dump the spare change from your purchases into a dedicated account, can make saving totally painless, or even forgettable.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How To Set Up a Personal Gitlab Server
    by Anthony Heddings on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    If you need version control for your projects, want to host it yourself, but don’t want to use barebones git, you can set up a Gitlab server to store all of your code while providing easy access through a web interface.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Our Favorite Binge-Worthy TV Shows Available for Streaming
    by Review Geek Team on March 27, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Most of us are a bit confined at the moment, with a lot of extra time on our hands. If you’re looking for a new show to watch, start to finish, the Review Geek team has collected a few humble suggestions for you.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How Long Can Coronavirus Live on a Smartphone?
    by Chris Hoffman on March 27, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Smartphones are germ magnets at the best of times. With the spread of the novel coronavirus, they’re a potential vector for infection. The virus can potentially live on your phone’s screen for days.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: What Invention Created A Mass Movement Towards Completely Indoor Pet Cats?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on March 27, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Feline Rabies Vaccines Kitty Litter Dry Kibble Cat Food Single Step SpayingThink You Know the Answer?

  • How to Install PowerShell 7 on Windows 10
    by Brady Gavin on March 26, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Microsoft announced PowerShell 7.0 on March 4, 2020. It’s the latest major update to PowerShell, Microsoft’s cross-platform command-line shell and scripting language. Here’s what’s new—and how you can install it on your Windows PC.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 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.

  • Microsoft unveils DirectX 12 Ultimate
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 20, 2020 at 3:28 pm

    Microsoft's DirectX development team unveiled DirectX 12 Ultimate yesterday and praised it as the "best graphics technology" it ever introduced. The company announced DirectX 12 back in 2014. Microsoft's upcoming Xbox Series Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft unveils DirectX 12 Ultimate appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft extends Windows 10 version 1709 support because of Coronavirus
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 20, 2020 at 6:35 am

    Microsoft announced yesterday that support for the company's Windows 10 version 1709 operating system has been extended by six months so that it is supported until October 13, 2020. Enterprise, Education and Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft extends Windows 10 version 1709 support because of Coronavirus appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft releases Windows 10 updates KB4541329, KB4541330, KB4541331 and KB4541333
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 18, 2020 at 2:08 pm

    Microsoft released so-called C-D Week updates for older versions of the company's operating system Windows 10 on March 17, 2020. The updates KB4541329, KB4541330, KB4541331 and KB4541333  are considered preview updates and Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft releases Windows 10 updates KB4541329, KB4541330, KB4541331 and KB4541333 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 10 version 2004: better Reserved Storage management
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 12, 2020 at 6:39 am

    Microsoft introduced Reserved Storage in Windows 10 version 1903. Reserved Storage reserves storage for the operating system that is used exclusively for system updates, temporary files and other system activities. The main Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 version 2004: better Reserved Storage management appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft Windows Security Updates March 2020 overview
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 10, 2020 at 6:27 pm

    Welcome to the overview for Microsoft's March 2020 Patch Day; the company released security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows as well as other company products. The overview provides you Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft Windows Security Updates March 2020 overview appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 10 drivers will be rolled out gradually
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 10, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    Microsoft started to work on improving how drivers are pushed via the Windows 10 operating system's automatic update features. Windows 10 includes functionality to distribute drivers to user systems, e.g. when a Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 drivers will be rolled out gradually appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Here is the fix for the Windows 10 error "A driver can't load on this device"
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 9, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    Some Windows 10 users may get the error message "A driver can't load on this device" currently that may prevent devices from working properly on the device. Windows 10 may throw the Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Here is the fix for the Windows 10 error "A driver can't load on this device" appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft will change Diagnostic Data (Telemetry) Naming in Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 7, 2020 at 10:49 am

    Microsoft released a new build to the Windows 10 Insider channel recently which brings the build number to 19577. The accompanying blog post highlights the changes in that version and the very Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft will change Diagnostic Data (Telemetry) Naming in Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.