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  • Microsoft is testing a startup booster for its Edge browser
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 24, 2020 at 2:46 pm

    Microsoft is running an experiment in the latest Microsoft Edge Canary version to find out if the changes can speed up the startup of the web browser. Called Startup Boost, it is Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft is testing a startup booster for its Edge browser appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Photoshop's Enhanced AI Can Replace the Sky or Turn Your Photos Into 'Starry Night'
    by Andrew Heinzman on October 24, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    Adobe’s latest update Photoshop update includes a slew of AI-powered features like Sky Replacement, Skin Smoothing, and automatic JPEG artifact removal. These new features are accompanied by an enhanced Discover panel and improvements to the Photoshop iPad app.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Duolingo's Bilingual True Crime Podcast Helps Makes it Fun to Learn Spanish
    by Suzanne Humphries on October 24, 2020 at 11:23 am

    If you’ve ever talked to someone who spent time living in another country, you probably heard them say they really started to pick up the local language by jumping in and engaging with native speakers. That’s exactly why Duolingo decided to launch its new bilingual true crime podcast, El Gran Robo Argentino.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Use Canva to Design Like a Professional
    by Vann Vicente on October 24, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Sometimes a tool like Photoshop may be too heavy for your simple image editing needs. In those cases, Canva might be a better fit. Find out how to use it to design clean, attractive materials—without any knowledge of design.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Export Your Google Fit Data
    by Shubham Agarwal on October 24, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Google Fit houses a range of your vital health data that you have recorded over the course of months or even years using your phone, which is why it’s key to frequently back it up. With Google’s data export tool, Takeout, you can extract a copy of your Google Fit in minutes. Here’s how to use it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 1Password Beta Arrives for Linux
    by Cameron Summerson on October 24, 2020 at 10:24 am

    I love 1Password. I switched to it from LastPass earlier this year, and I wish I would’ve done it sooner. Not only is it a great service, but there’s a constant drive to be better, do more, and offer something for everyone. Now, Linux users become part of that “everyone” with a new beta of 1Password.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Extract a High Quality Icon From a Mac App
    by Benj Edwards on October 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Sometimes you’re working on a project that requires a high-quality Mac application icon with a transparent background. Taking a screenshot doesn’t capture transparency, and maybe you can’t find one on the web. There’s an easy way to extract a high quality icon directly from a .app file.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Holiday 2020: The Ultimate Gift Guide Roundup [Continuously Updated]
    by Cameron Summerson on October 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Holiday shopping can be stressful. Trying to find the right gifts for everyone on your list can be challenging, especially if you don’t know where to start. But that’s why we’re here.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Watch UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje Live Online
    by Commerce Team on October 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The highly anticipated matchup between reigning lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethji finally arrives this Saturday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Gathji enters the ring at “Fight Island” with four straight wins, while Nurmagomedov looks to remain undefeated and in possession of the title belt. Here’s how to watch Saturday’s match without paying for cable.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Why Free OTA TV Beats Cable on Picture Quality
    by Andrew Heinzman on October 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    It sounds ridiculous, but free broadcast TV offers noticeably higher visual quality than expensive cable. But they both operate at a 1080p resolution, so what gives? Why does a simple antenna get you a better picture than pricey cable TV?Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Was BeOS, and Why Did People Love It?
    by Benj Edwards on October 24, 2020 at 6:40 am

    In the mid-1990s, Be Inc. had the audacity to create a brand-new personal computer operating system from scratch. It gained critical acclaim for its ahead-of-its-time features, but failed to capture significant market share. It’s still a cult favorite 25 years later, and here’s why.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • You Can Watch 75 Free Live TV Channels on Redbox
    by Josh Hendrickson on October 23, 2020 at 3:56 pm

    Cable TV is expensive and only getting more expensive. Thankfully, if you’re a cord cutter, there’s no shortage of free live tv options, from Crackle to Roku. And DVD rental company Redbox wants in on the action too and is rapidly expanding its lineup. The service now has 75 free channels to choose from, and you can now watch on Xbox One.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • McBroken: How One Programmer Tracks Every Broken McDonalds Ice Cream Machine
    by Andrew Heinzman on October 23, 2020 at 12:16 pm

    We all love a cheap and delicious McFlurry—when we can get one. McDonald’s ice cream machines always seem to be broken, to the point that many people won’t bother ordering frozen treats at the drive-thru. The solution? A live map that tracks every McDonald’s ice cream machine in real-time.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Apple TV Viewers Can Now Watch Four FuboTV Channels Simultaneously
    by Suzanne Humphries on October 23, 2020 at 11:54 am

    FuboTV, known for offering live sports and TV without cable, has updated its Multiview feature allowing you to now watch four channels at the same time. Previously, you could only watch two at a time. The feature is great for watching several sports games at once, or multitasking with the news or a sitcom as well.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • With ClipDrop You Can Clip Real Life and Drop It in Photoshop
    by Josh Hendrickson on October 23, 2020 at 11:36 am

    Back in May, we told you about a research project testing the concept of using Augmented Reality to copy objects in real life and paste it into Photoshop. It was an impressive demo but not available for you to use. Until now, that is. ClipDrop is a real product now for Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows. But at an intro price of $40 a year, it’s pricey.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Manually Restore Your iPhone or iPad Using Your Mac
    by Khamosh Pathak on October 23, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Sometimes, your iPhone or iPad might refuse to boot or update via the Finder app. If it’s stuck, you can try to manually restore your iPhone or iPad using the IPSW file on your Mac or MacBook.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Nintendo Will Sell Individual Joy-Cons for $40: a Pricey Cure for Joystick Drift
    by Michael Crider on October 23, 2020 at 11:10 am

    For years Nintendo has been dealing with support claims that the Joy-Con controllers on the Switch are prone to stick drift, wherein the joysticks become inaccurate after use. They’re even fighting a class-action lawsuit. On a completely unrelated note, you can now buy the left and right Joy-Con controllers separately. Yup, completely unrelated.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Find Your Direction of Travel Using Google Maps
    by Ben Stockton on October 23, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Google Maps is great for getting directions, but if you’re off-road and can’t find your way home, you’ll need to improvise. Thankfully, it’s possible to use Google Maps to find your direction of travel if you get lost. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Adjust Photo Lighting with Google Photos on Pixel
    by Joe Fedewa on October 23, 2020 at 9:30 am

    Lighting is, arguably, the most important ingredient when it comes to taking a good photo. If you have a Pixel phone, you can fix lighting after the fact with a feature in Google Photos called Portrait Light.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Holiday 2020: 8 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts Your Kids Can Give Their Grandparents
    by Jill A. Chafin on October 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Helping your kids give their grandparents a meaningful, thoughtful gift is the perfect way to make them feel loved this holiday season. Here are some options to melt those hearts.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • How to use QEMU to boot another OS
    by Jim Hall on October 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    That old legacy system is gone, never to be heard from again. Right? But what do you do on the fateful day that someone needs to access data that’s trapped in an old legacy application? If modern applications can’t read the data, you need to run the legacy system. And that’s where system emulation comes in.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Show All Your Browser Tabs in Alt+Tab on Windows 10
    by Benj Edwards on October 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Beginning with the October 2020 update, Windows 10 can now show your Microsoft Edge browser tabs as separate entries with thumbnails in the Alt+Tab switcher. By default, it shows the five most recent tabs. Here’s how you can show all of them.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Holiday 2020: The Best Gifts for Movie Lovers
    by Suzanne Humphries on October 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Few things are more enjoyable than movies. If you’ve got a friend or family member who loves movies (or if you’re the cinephile in your group), these picks will make for the perfect gift. From electronics that will upgrade a home theater, to resources for finding new movies to watch, movie lovers of all varieties will love these gifts.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Every Razer Product Name, Ranked Best to Worst
    by Michael Crider on October 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Razer is, arguably, one of the most bombastic brands out there. It’s the originator of the “gamer” aesthetic, due in no small part to its extreme branding stretching back to its founding in the late ’90s. And a big part of that branding is in its names.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What Are Docker Volumes, and How Do You Use Them?
    by Anthony Heddings on October 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

    By default, Docker containers are entirely stateless. The data stored on the container is ephemeral, and will be wiped when the container shuts down. This is obviously not ideal for many applications, so Docker provides a few ways of dealing with state.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Where Did the System Control Panel Go on Windows 10?
    by Chris Hoffman on October 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Are you looking for the classic System pane in the Control Panel? Well, if you’ve updated to Windows 10’s October 2020 Update, you can stop looking: It’s gone. Here’s why—and what you should use instead.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Why an AMD 5000 CPU Might Beat Intel’s CPUs for Gaming
    by Ian Paul on October 23, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Here we go again! AMD Zen CPUs already have a reputation as the best performers in multi-threaded and productivity application performance. Now, the chip manufacturer has its eye on Intel’s longtime dominance in PC gaming.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Get even more Windows cleaning done with Cleanmgr+ and Burnbytes combined
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 23, 2020 at 5:22 am

    Cleanmgr+ was launched by its developer in February 2019 as a disk cleanup alternative as Microsoft revealed plans to deprecate the classic Disk Cleanup program of the Windows operating system to focus Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Get even more Windows cleaning done with Cleanmgr+ and Burnbytes combined appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • PSA: Watch Out For This New Amazon Email Phishing Scam
    by Justin Duino on October 22, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    Scam artists are getting so good at creating realistic-looking phishing emails that some are getting past Gmail’s spam filters. Although most of us have been trained to spot suspicious email messages, some (like the one above) look like they could be from companies like Amazon.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Score the Pixel 4a for a Low $15 a Month With Google FI’s New Subscription Plan
    by Peter Cao on October 22, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    Google Fi, a T-Mobile MVNO, is announcing a new subscription plan that nets you a Pixel 4a, device protection, and an upgrade after two years. The subscription will cost you just $15 a month (plus the cost of phone service). Google says this will save you $133 over the two year period.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Hulu with Live TV Drops Fox Regional Sports Networks on October 23rd
    by Andrew Heinzman on October 22, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    As of Friday, October 23rd, Hulu with Live TV will “no longer have the rights” to Fox Sports-branded channels and some smaller regional sports networks. The streaming service is giving its customers just one day’s notice before losing the channels.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Tempur-Pedic Cloud Mattress Review: A Perfectly Firm Night's Sleep
    by Cameron Summerson on October 22, 2020 at 1:13 pm

    Good sleep is arguably one of the most important aspects of human health. But we live in an increasingly time-crunch-driven world, so when the time comes for you to actually get sleep—even if it’s only six hours—it damn sure better be good sleep. That’s where having the best mattress possible is the difference between restless and restful.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Broadcasters Can Display Live Heart Rate Data with the Newest Garmin Instinct
    by Peter Cao on October 22, 2020 at 12:52 pm

    This is pretty cool. Garmin is releasing a new addition to its Instinct smartwatch line, the $299 Instinct Esports Edition. The new Instinct model will allow broadcasters to share their heart rate data to the audience in real-time, live on stream. This means that if they’re playing currently in an intense moment or playing a scary game, the audience can see a live reading of the streamer’s heart rate.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Google Shopping Now Offers Price Comparisons and Curbside Availability
    by Andrew Heinzman on October 22, 2020 at 11:47 am

    As retailers axe in-store Black Friday events and pivot toward online sales, it’s getting hard to find deals and discounts that are worth buying. That’s why Google Shopping now offers price comparisons across websites, along with a price-tracking tool and info on curbside availability for local stores.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • This Amazon Deal Lets You Save $40 on Your iPad Air Pre-Order
    by Suzanne Humphries on October 22, 2020 at 11:45 am

    You can pre-order the new Apple iPad Air for $40 off its normal price at Amazon. It’s only the 64 GB Wi-Fi base model in green that’s eligible for the $560 deal, however, not other colors or sizes. Though the discount isn’t huge, it’s still a great deal for the unreleased device and its artillery of powerful features.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Message a Facebook Friend From Instagram
    by Joe Fedewa on October 22, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012, but the platforms remained mostly separate. This changed in 2020, though—you can now send messages to anyone on Facebook from the Instagram app. We’ll show you how to use the Cross-App Messaging feature.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • RIP Google Play Music: YouTube Music Is Here to Stay Whether You Want It or Not
    by Peter Cao on October 22, 2020 at 10:59 am

    It’s official: Google Play Music is all but dead. Google killed the Android app and it’s no longer available on the web. We all knew this was coming as Google let us know over a year ago. Presumably, apps on other platforms are likely on their way out.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • LEGO Goes to 'Sesame Street' With Its Latest IDEAS Set, Available November 1st
    by Michael Crider on October 22, 2020 at 10:54 am

    We could use a few more sunny days at the moment, of both the literal and figurative variety. LEGO is here to help, in its trademarked extremely-satisfying-and-wallet-destroying way. The latest set to graduate from the IDEAS portal to shelves is an officially licensed Sesame Street build, familiar to anyone who grew up with American public television in the last 50 years.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Share Your Apple Watch Face
    by Tim Brookes on October 22, 2020 at 10:24 am

    One of the best parts of owning an Apple Watch is the ability to customize your own watch face with different colors, photos, and complications. You can share these designs with friends, family, and the world, too. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Pair Two Google Assistant Nest Speakers for Stereo Sound
    by Christian Cooper on October 22, 2020 at 9:30 am

    If you’re looking to get the best audio experience out of your Google Assistant products, one of the best ways is to set up two as a stereo pair! It’s really easy, and a great way to upgrade your audio from just one Nest or Google Home speaker. Here’s how to do it!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Remove Edge Browser Tabs From Alt+Tab on Windows 10
    by Benj Edwards on October 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Starting with the October 2020 update, Windows 10 now shows Microsoft Edge browser tabs in the Alt+Tab task switcher by default. For some people, this may be handy. But, if you want to disable tabs in Alt+Tab, it’s easy to fix in Settings. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Uninstall Windows 10’s October 2020 Update
    by Chris Hoffman on October 22, 2020 at 8:00 am

    As usual, Microsoft is slowly rolling out Windows 10’s October 2020 Update (20H2) to check for bugs. If your PC experiences a problem after installing the update, here’s how to roll back to your previous version of Windows 10.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What’s New in Ubuntu 20.10 ‘Groovy Gorilla’
    by Dave McKay on October 22, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Ubuntu 20.10 “Groovy Gorilla” is here! Released October 22, 2020, the Gorilla is all about minor tweaks, rather than groundbreaking new features. As an interim release, it also doesn’t have long-term support. So, is it worth the upgrade?Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Send a Normal Retweet on Twitter (Not a Quote Tweet)
    by Chris Hoffman on October 21, 2020 at 7:15 pm

    Twitter has temporarily changed its retweet system. When you try to retweet something, you’ll see the “quote tweet” dialog that asks you to share your own thoughts. Here’s how to send a normal retweet instead.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Enable Halloween Sounds on Ring Video Doorbells
    by Christian Cooper on October 21, 2020 at 12:41 pm

    Like Google’s Nest Doorbell, Ring has also brought some fun Halloween sounds to all of its video doorbells! The company has several more options compared to the Nest Hello, and they’re just as easy to enable—here’s how!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Get Text Suggestions as you type globally when using Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 21, 2020 at 7:09 am

    Most computer users come into contact with automatic suggestions when they type in the browser's address bar. The browser may display search term suggestions based on the user's input. Some programs may Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Get Text Suggestions as you type globally when using Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft starts the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2020 Update
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 20, 2020 at 5:24 pm

    Microsoft announced just a moment ago that it has released the Windows 10 October 2020 Update, also known as Windows 10 version 20H2, to the public. The update will roll out to Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft starts the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2020 Update appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Office Web Apps advertisement on Windows 10 PCs
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 18, 2020 at 4:48 am

    If you run a recent Windows 10 PC, you may have noticed new listings for Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, or Word in the Start Menu or the list of installed programs, even if Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Office Web Apps advertisement on Windows 10 PCs appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to disable the display of recent searches in Windows 10's Search Box
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 17, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    When you run a search on Windows 10, you can do so using the Start Menu or the dedicated search box if it is displayed. Both search options use the same Windows Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to disable the display of recent searches in Windows 10's Search Box appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 10 may soon notify you about new startup apps
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 14, 2020 at 5:14 am

    Microsoft is testing a new feature in Insider Builds of its Windows 10 operating system right now that notifies the user when a new startup application is recognized by the system. When Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 may soon notify you about new startup apps appeared first on gHacks Technology News.