• Paint app update for Windows 11 Insiders brings new dialog boxes for Edit Colors, Resize and Skew
    by Ashwin on December 1, 2021 at 5:48 am

    Microsoft is rolling out a Paint app update for Windows 11 Insiders in the Developer Channel. It brings some changes to the core functionality of the built-in drawing tool. In case you Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Paint app update for Windows 11 Insiders brings new dialog boxes for Edit Colors, Resize and Skew appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Fairphone 4 Sets a New Standard for Repairability in iFixit Teardown
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 30, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    Though its devices aren’t available in the United States, Fairphone is by far the most well-known sustainable phone brand. Its products are easy to repair, come with crazy-long warranties, and receive software updates several years after their release. And now, iFixit’s teardown of the Fairphone 4 shows what manufacturers like Apple and Samsung need to do if they want to make repairable devices.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Your Chromebook’s Camera Is Now a Document Scanner
    by Dave LeClair on November 30, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    Google is making some significant changes to the Chromebook camera. With a software update, you’ll be able to use your laptop as a scanner, adjust the camera angle with external cameras, and more.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Remove a Watermark in Microsoft Word
    by Mahesh Makvana on November 30, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Are you looking to get rid of an existing watermark from your Microsoft Word document? If so, you have two ways to remove watermarks in Word. We’ll show you both.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • If You Use Xbox Cloud Gaming, It's Time to Install Microsoft Edge
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 30, 2021 at 7:53 pm

    Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming service will eventually turn every computer and smart TV into a high-quality cloud gaming console. But if you want a taste of that future now, you should use Xbox Cloud Gaming in the Microsoft Edge browser. That’s because the latest Xbox Cloud Gaming feature, called Clarity Boost, is an Edge exclusive.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Change Your Microsoft Account Name
    by Benj Edwards on November 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    You might need to change your Microsoft Account name in Office 365 or Windows 11 for whatever reason. Luckily, it’s easy to do with a visit to a special Microsoft Account website. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Roku Users Get 'Die Hard' and Other Great "Made for Christmas" Movies for Free
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 30, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    Some people will spend tons of money renting Christmas movies on Amazon this year, but you’ll have the pleasure of watching these movies for free. That’s because The Roku Channel just added over thirty Christmas movies to its free, on-demand catalog. And yes, they’re actually good movies!Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to See Blocked Numbers on iPhone
    by Mahesh Makvana on November 30, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Not sure which phone numbers you’ve blocked on your iPhone? You can easily check your blocked number list using Phone, Messages, and FaceTime settings on your phone. We’ll show you how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 12 Useful Gifts for Dog Owners
    by Anne Taylor on November 30, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    If you have a dog parent in your life, gifting them fun items, like personalized socks, a dog-shaped key chain, or a custom pet portrait might be tempting. While any of those would likely be loved by your recipient, they probably wouldn’t be used very much. That’s why we’ve put together a list of more practical gifts for dog parents.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • [Update: Here's a Workaround] Pixel 6 Owners Can't Get 'Rocket League Sideswipe' to Work on Their Phone
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 30, 2021 at 5:20 pm

    After a long wait, Rocket League Sideswipe is now available on Android and iOS. But if you own a Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro, you may need to dip into your soul and find a bit more patience. We discovered that Rocket League Sideswipe isn’t working properly on Pixel 6 devices, and its developer is yet to acknowledge the problem.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 8 Ways to Improve Your HomePod Listening Experience
    by Samir Makwana on November 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Apple’s HomePod and HomePod mini smart speakers let you enjoy high-quality streams from Apple Music and other services. Here are some settings you can tweak to get the best listening experience from your HomePod.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • You Have One Day Left to Get the Nest Hub for 50% Off
    by Cory Gunther on November 30, 2021 at 4:56 pm

    If you missed some of the many Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals over the weekend but still want a Google Nest Hub, we have good news. It looks like Google is still pushing its 50% off sale until the end of today, November 30th.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Microsoft Locks Xbox Cloud Gaming “Clarity Boost” to Edge
    by Dave LeClair on November 30, 2021 at 4:47 pm

    Microsoft has announced a new feature called Clarity Boost for Xbox Cloud Gaming. While new features are never a bad thing, this particular one is exclusive to Microsoft Edge, meaning the company is locking other browsers out of a better Xbox Cloud Gaming experience.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Hackers Almost Stole Your DNA (And Got Some Financial Info Instead)
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 30, 2021 at 4:33 pm

    Hackers could one day steal your DNA to resell on the black market, and they may not have a hard time doing it. DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), a genetic testing firm based in Ohio, now confirms that it suffered a data breach that affected over two million people. And what’s worse, it took the company six months to notice and disclose this breach.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Apple Says “A Slight Change of Plans” Is the Best Podcast of 2021
    by Dave LeClair on November 30, 2021 at 4:26 pm

    Apple has released its best-of podcasts list for 2021 and the company has named “A Slight Change of Plans” the best show. It also gave lots of other shows shoutouts for the quality entertainment they bring to the table.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • You Can Get 3 Months of Spotify Premium for Free Right Now
    by Dave LeClair on November 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Everyone loves a freebie. Right now, Spotify is offering a good one, as new members can get three months of Spotify Premium for free. Typically, Premium would sell for $9.99, so getting three months free is a great deal.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Remove Spaces in Microsoft Excel
    by Mahesh Makvana on November 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Copying text into Microsoft Excel often results in annoying leftover whitespace, and it’s tedious work to manually remove trailing, leading, and any other extra spaces from the cells in your spreadsheets. Luckily, Excel has two features to remove them with ease.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Everything You Need to Enhance Your Cozy Candle Habit
    by Shea Simmons on November 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    From fuzzy blankets and oversized pillows to ambient lighting, there are a lot of ways to make your home feel cozy. But, perhaps, nothing says cozy like the flickering glow of a candle with a tantalizing, room-filling scent.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • The Best Christmas Movies on HBO Max in 2021
    by Josh Bell on November 30, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    HBO Max’s movie selection features a wide range of genres and eras, and that’s reflected in its Christmas-themed offerings as well. From vintage classics to modern adaptations, here are the best Christmas movies to stream on HBO Max.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How Android Banking Trojans Are Slipping Past Google Play’s Defenses
    by Dave LeClair on November 30, 2021 at 2:31 pm

    In what is a grim reminder to be careful what you install, a new bunch of Android apps have been downloaded more than 300,000 times and are stealing bank account information and draining accounts.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 8 Tips to Take Awesome Family Holiday Photos at Home
    by Jessica Booth on November 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Attempting to take your kid’s holiday photos at home can be much more stressful than it should be. We got tips from professional photographers to help you get the best pictures possible.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Nvidia GeForce Now RTX 3080 Impressions: The Forefront of Visuals ... and Price
    by Eric Schoon on November 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Nvidia is expanding its GeForce Now streaming service with the power of its latest 30-series GPUs—the 3080, to be precise. Not only does that mean better performance, but it also unlocks RTX enhancements like ray tracing to anyone with a good enough internet connection. But at a very steep price.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Install Arch Linux on a PC
    by Deepesh Sharma on November 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Arch Linux is well-known for its complex command-based installation. But once you get familiar with the ins and outs of the process, you can install Arch on any computer without fear of the terminal. We’ll help you get there.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use Windows 11’s Built-in Pomodoro Timer
    by Sydney Butler on November 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Windows 11’s Clock app has a “focus session” feature, which is essentially a built-in Pomodoro timer. The Pomodoro time management technique is a popular method for maintaining productive focus, and now Windows 11 users can try it without any third-party software.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Computer Folder Is 40: How the Xerox Star Created the Desktop
    by Benj Edwards on November 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    In 1981, Xerox released the 8010 Information System, the first commercial computer to use the graphical desktop metaphor with folders and icons that we still use today. 40 years later, we take a look at why it was special.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Best Android Apps of 2021, According to Google
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 29, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    We’re at the final stretch of 2021, and while you look back at your Spotify Wrapped, Google is reflecting on its favorite Android apps and games. The company also pulled together a list of Android users’ favorite apps, and the results may surprise you.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Heads Up: DJI's Drone App Doesn't Work on Pixel 6
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 29, 2021 at 8:27 pm

    DJI is one of the biggest names in consumer drones and action cameras, but for whatever reason, the company can’t get its apps to work on the new Google Pixel 6. It’s a puzzling situation that’s left Pixel 6 owners unable to use their drones, and it highlights DJI’s bizarre method for distributing apps.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Hide Specific File Types From Windows 11’s Search Results
    by Mahesh Makvana on November 29, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Want to hide your photos or videos from appearing in Windows 11’s search results? If so, configure your PC to exclude certain file types in its searches. We’ll show you how to do just that.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • New iPhone Safari Extension Brings PIP to YouTube
    by Dave LeClair on November 29, 2021 at 7:43 pm

    Using YouTube in the Safari browser isn’t the best experience. The YouTube app isn’t much better, as it lacks some essential features. A new Safari extension called Vinegar replaces the YouTube player with a small HTML one.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Unhide a Post on Facebook
    by Mahesh Makvana on November 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Do you want to bring a hidden post back to your timeline so everyone can see it? If so, Facebook makes it easy to unhide your hidden posts. We’ll show you how to do that on both desktop and mobile.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Convert a Table to a Range and Vice Versa in Microsoft Excel
    by Sandy Writtenhouse on November 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Using a table in Excel allows you to enjoy helpful features for working with your data. But those features may interfere when manipulating your data the way you want. Luckily, you can convert a table to a range or vice versa.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Forget the Dinosaur: Google Has a Secret Pinball Game Too
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 29, 2021 at 5:42 pm

    Everybody knows about Google Chrome’s hidden dinosaur game, but did you know that Google has a secret pinball game tucked in its iOS app? It’s easy to play, but like the famous dinosaur game, it offers a surprising amount of depth. Here’s how to access Google’s secret pinball game on your iPhone.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The Latest LEGO Architecture Set Transports You to Singapore's Landmarks
    by Cory Gunther on November 29, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    After taking a little break, LEGO is back with another epic Architecture series. This week the LEGO Architecture Singapore set made its debut, coming in with 827 pieces that will bring the Singapore skyline and famous landmarks to you.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Say Goodbye to Zoom’s Manual Updates
    by Dave LeClair on November 29, 2021 at 5:03 pm

    Zoom has finally added a new feature that we’ve all been waiting for—automatic updates. Rather than staying on top of keeping zoom updated yourself, the app will handle the process on its own, leaving you to worry about showing up for meetings on time.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How-To Geek’s Best Tech Gifts for Movie Lovers for Holiday 2021
    by Jason Coles on November 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Going out to see a movie isn’t always viable. Instead, you can watch something intended for the big screen in the comfort of your own home. These gifts make it that much more enjoyable for the movie-lovers in your life!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Best Tech Deals of Cyber Monday 2021
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 29, 2021 at 4:56 pm

    Black Friday may be over, but you have one last chance to stock up on discounted laptops, headphones, streaming sticks, and more before Christmas. Here are the best Cyber Monday deals of 2021—don’t miss out; these deals won’t last for long!Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Balance Is the Best App of 2021, According to Google
    by Dave LeClair on November 29, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    The year is officially ending, and Google is rounding out 2021 with its annual best of apps list. Balance and Pokémon Unite top the list, but all sorts of other apps and games have received awards.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Edible Stocking Stuffers for the Foodies in Your Family
    by Anne Taylor on November 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    For many people, stockings are just as important on Christmas morning as the presents under the tree. While small trinkets always make fun stocking stuffers, it’s hard to beat a food-related gift that you know your recipient will enjoy. That’s why we’ve scoured the web to find the perfect edibles to put in your loved ones’ stockings this year.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • What Is Telegram and Why You Should Try It
    by Danny Chadwick on November 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Telegram is a multimedia, cross-platform messenger app that combines a lot of the features of your favorite social networks into one interface. Let’s have a look to see everything it has to offer.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What's the Difference Between Exposing and Publishing a Docker Port?
    by James Walker on November 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Exposed and Published container ports are two different but related concepts in Docker. Exposed ports are defined in your Dockerfile as simple metadata. You must publish them when your container starts if you want to enable outside access.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Here's Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of Nov. 29, 2021
    by Shea Simmons on November 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This week might begin in November, but it’s actually the beginning of December. Not only does that mean a massive beginning of the month drop, but also new holiday content for your weekend marathon watching.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • The Best Streaming Services of 2021
    by Josh Bell on November 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The recent proliferation of streaming services can feel overwhelming, with each touting its exclusive offerings and superior value. But different outlets serve different viewing habits. Our top picks will help you choose which service is worth the monthly subscription fee.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Set Up HTTPS Personal Access Tokens for Github Authentication
    by Anthony Heddings on November 29, 2021 at 12:45 pm

    As of August 2021, Github has removed support for using your account password from the Git command line. You can still use HTTPS, but you will need to set up a Personal Access Token to use instead of your password.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Copy Files Between Kubernetes Pods and Your Machine
    by James Walker on November 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Containers running in Kubernetes Pods are meant to be self-contained compute units that you don’t need to manually interact with. Sometimes you might have to copy files to or from a Pod’s filesystem though, perhaps because you’re debugging a problem and want to archive logs, config files, or caches stored in a container.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • The Best VPN Services of 2021 for Netflix, Privacy, and More
    by Fergus O'Sullivan on November 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    It can be tricky to decide which VPN is the best service for you and your needs. We’ve put our considerable experience with these programs to work and put together this list of the best VPN services out there.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How Do Docker Container Registries Work?
    by Anthony Heddings on November 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Docker container registries like the Docker Hub are platforms for hosting and sharing Docker containers. While the default Docker Hub is focused on public containers, most cloud providers like AWS and GCP will run their own private container registries.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to enable the Group Policy Editor on Windows 11 Home
    by Ashwin on November 29, 2021 at 5:05 am

    Microsoft ships a useful tool called the Group Policy Editor, commonly known as Gpedit.msc or just GPEDIT, with the Pro version of its Windows operating system. It is handy for enabling or Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to enable the Group Policy Editor on Windows 11 Home appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • The Best VR Games for Oculus Quest, PC, and PSVR
    by Sydney Butler on November 28, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Modern virtual reality headsets have huge libraries of quality games, and developers keep coming up with great new experiences to take advantage of the technology. Whatever VR headset you have, we’ve got a list of awesome games you need to try.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Twinkly's Festive Smart Lighting Products Now Support Apple HomeKit
    by Andrew Heinzman on November 28, 2021 at 5:34 pm

    After years of waiting, Twinkly’s festive smart lights finally support Apple HomeKit. You can now control most of Twinkly’s smart lighting products (Gen 1 and Polygroup products don’t work) using the Apple Home app, a HomePod smart speaker, or Siri.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How-To Geek’s Best Tech Stocking Stuffers for Holiday 2021
    by Jason Coles on November 28, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Tech gifts don’t have to be big, pricey, and showy. Instead, you can find some fantastic little gadgets that make for great stocking stuffers. We’ve picked out some of the best to make your late-minute shopping that much easier!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›