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  • How to Claim Your Cash From Apple’s iPhone-Slowdown Lawsuit
    by Chris Hoffman on July 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Remember that iPhone battery throttling news back in 2017? If Apple slowed down your iPhone, you may be eligible to claim “around $25” from a $500 million lawsuit settlement.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • YouTube Music Now Lets Artists Curate Playlists for You
    by Suzanne Humphries on July 13, 2020 at 12:29 pm

    If you’ve ever been curious what music your favorite artist listens to or is inspired by, you can now listen for yourself on YouTube Music. The fun new feature is similar to one that already exists on its competitor, Spotify, and any artist or band who wishes to participate can add and update their playlist as frequently as they want.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Google Accidentally Posted Unreleased Pixel 4A Renders
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 13, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    One of the worst kept secrets in the Google realm is the Pixel 4a Android smartphone. Like the 3a before it, you can expect the Pixel 4a to be similar to the Pixel 4—with a few cut corners and a cheaper price. But Google gave us our best look at the unreleased phone today by posting renders on its Candian Store.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • This $30 Fitbit's Inspire HR Discount Will Get Your Heart Rate Up
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 13, 2020 at 11:55 am

    Amazon is offering the popular Fitbit Inspire HR fitness band at a $30 discount. Now’s your chance to grab the heart-tracking, sleep-monitoring accessory for $70 in black, white, or lilac color configurations.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Scan with Microsoft Defender Antivirus on Windows 10
    by Benj Edwards on July 13, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Windows malware is still a big problem. That’s why Microsoft ships an antivirus named Microsoft Defender with Windows 10. It scans for malware in the background, but you can also perform a full-system scan with Defender.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Automate Creating AWS Virtual Machines from the Command Line
    by Anthony Heddings on July 13, 2020 at 11:00 am

    It’s easy to launch new instances from the EC2 Console, but sometimes you need to automate the task from a shell script. In that case, the AWS CLI has extensive commands for launching instances from the command line.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • OnePlus Will Debut Its True Wireless Earbuds on July 21st
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 13, 2020 at 10:52 am

    After a series of leaks and rumors, OnePlus confirmed the existence of its true wireless earbuds. The new OnePlus Buds, a direct competitor to AirPods, launch July 21st alongside the OnePlus Nord smartphone.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Manually Switch AirPods Between Mac, iPhone, and iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on July 13, 2020 at 10:24 am

    If you love your AirPods or AirPods Pro, you might want to use them with all of your Apple devices. Here’s how you can manually switch your AirPods or AirPods Pro between Mac, iPhone, and iPad in just a couple of taps or clicks.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Google's Online Store Offers a New Deal Every Day for a Month
    by Michael Crider on July 13, 2020 at 10:13 am

    Fans of Google hardware are probably itching to get their hands on a new Pixel 4a. That doesn’t appear to be coming in the immediate future, but Google is starting a huge sale. The official Google Store is presenting a new deal every day for a month. The deals come with skits from Fred Armisen.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • LEGO Is Working on an Nintendo Entertainment System Replica
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 13, 2020 at 10:05 am

    We already knew about the upcoming LEGO Super Mario sets, but what if it took things to the next level? How about a replica Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)? That seems to be the plan, according to a teaser tweet and some leaked photos.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The Superstrata Is an Insane Made-to-Order 3D-Printed Carbon Fiber Bike
    by Cameron Summerson on July 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

    When it comes to bikes, finding the right size is crucial—especially when you’re going to spend thousands of dollars on that bike. If you get the sizing wrong, you’ll ultimately be in for a world of discomfort. But a new startup brand called Superstrata wants to change that with its truly customized completely bespoke bike.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Where to Find Servers with Fast CPUs (for Hosting Games)
    by Anthony Heddings on July 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Game servers are very resource-hungry; if you’re planning on seriously hosting one, you’ll want to find a server with the fastest CPU possible, so your game can run smoothly and handle the load of many people connected at the same time.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • ICYDK: You Can Custom-Print a Face Mask for as Little as $13
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Are your homemade face masks starting to fall apart? Maybe it’s time to build a collection of stylish custom face masks. Anyone can upload a photo or design a reusable pleated face mask for around $13. That’s less expensive than some of the “designer” masks that you see floating around and well-worth the price of a custom-made accessory.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Paste Text Without Formatting Almost Anywhere
    by Chris Hoffman on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Copy-and-paste moves more than just text around. It often brings along formatting from web pages and other documents. You can paste without formatting in nearly any application to get just the text without the extra formatting. Use this keyboard shortcut.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Host a High-Performance Static Website from a GCP Cloud Storage Bucket
    by Anthony Heddings on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

    If you don’t need any server-side HTML processing, you might not even need a “real” web server like NGINX—static websites can be hosted and served from GCP Cloud Storage buckets, a high performance and scalable alternative to traditional web hosting.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Add and Remove Widgets from the Home Screen on iPhone
    by Khamosh Pathak on July 13, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Apple brought widgets to the iPhone’s Home screen with iOS 14. They are an evolved form of the widgets from the Today View screen. Here’s how to add and remove widgets from the iPhone Home screen.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Host a Static Website for Free on Google's Firebase Hosting Platform
    by Anthony Heddings on July 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

    If you’re looking to host a simple website for free, you aren’t limited to free website makers like Google Sites or Wix. Plenty of cloud providers offer hosting platforms with generous free tiers that allow you to have total control over the content you serve.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Are Camera Lens Add-ons for Smartphones Worth Buying?
    by Tim Brookes on July 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

    If your smartphone doesn’t have a trio of lenses (like the iPhone 11 Pro), you might be tempted to purchase a snap-on set. These allow you to add telephoto, ultrawide, and fisheye focal lengths to virtually any smartphone camera. But are they worth the money, or should you upgrade your phone instead?Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Best Portable Coffee Mugs to Take Your Brew on the Go
    by Harry Guinness on July 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, second only to water and, possibly tea. So, what you drink your daily coffee out of is a surprisingly important question. Single-use coffee cups are an environmental issue. Even paper cups have a plastic barrier on the inside to stop hot coffee from leaking, which makes them harder to recycle.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Does Private or Incognito Mode Make Web Browsing Anonymous?
    by Matthew Hughes on July 13, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Private is a relative term. This is abundantly clear when it comes to “private browsing”—the setting in a web browser that supposedly allows you to hide your history from others who use the same computer.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Here's Everything Coming to Netflix This Week
    by Shea Simmons on July 13, 2020 at 6:40 am

    July has been quite the month for Netflix users. From Will Ferrell’s Eurovision film last week to the upcoming return of The Umbrella Academy, the streaming service is dropping quality content basically every day this month.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Microsoft appears to have fixed the Recovery Partition hell in Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 13, 2020 at 4:48 am

    Windows 10 users who perform a fresh install of the operating system won't run into issues related to the creation of Recovery Partitions on the operating system anymore starting Windows 10 version Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft appears to have fixed the Recovery Partition hell in Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Apple Will Support Intel's Thunderbolt on ARM Macs
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 12, 2020 at 12:34 pm

    Late last month, at Apple’s yearly Worldwide Developers Conference event, the company made a surprising announcement: it will switch its desktops and laptops away from Intel processors in favor of ARM processors. If you were wondering what that meant for Thunderbolt, worry not: Apple says it will support Thunderbolt on its ARM devices.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Google Duo for Android Now Allows 32 Callers
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 12, 2020 at 11:23 am

    With much of the world in some form of lockdown, video conferencing is more critical than ever. But before the pandemic started, most personal solutions handled one-on-one calls, what do you do for family or virtual social gatherings? Google Duo wants to help and bumped its caller limit to 32 participants.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Delete Your Spotify Account
    by Khamosh Pathak on July 12, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Stopped using Spotify and switched to another service? If you don’t want to keep your account dormant, you can permanently close your Spotify account. Here’s how you can delete your Spotify account in a couple of clicks.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Log In to Ubisoft Uplay, Get a Free Copy of 'Watch Dogs 2' on PC
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 12, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Ubisoft plans to show off Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs: Legion, and a mess of other next-gen games during its Forward Showcase today at 3 PM ET. To drum up hype for its high-budget game trailers, Ubisoft is giving away free copies Watch Dogs 2 for everyone who logs into Ubisoft Uplay on their PC.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Quickly Switch to Windowed Mode in Almost Any PC Game
    by Chris Hoffman on July 12, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Windows PC games often let you choose to play them either in full-screen mode or in a window on your desktop. You don’t have to dig through settings to change this—just press this keyboard shortcut to switch between windowed and full-screen mode in games.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Pamper Your Dog with a Pawsome Monthly Subscription Box
    by Suzanne Humphries on July 12, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Every dog owner knows there’s no limit when it comes to spoiling their pup with treats, toys, and grooming items. With one of these dog-friendly subscription boxes, you can give your pooch fun, brand-new goodies every month.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Must Have Accessories for Better Photo Edits
    by Harry Guinness on July 12, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Photography doesn’t stop when you press the shutter release. A huge part of making great images is what comes after: the editing. And, there’s some gear you can get to make it easier, faster, and better. Your camera and lenses aren’t the only things that might need an upgrade.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Set a Room’s Mood with Smart Lighting
    by Patrick Hearn on July 12, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Color can affect your mood. Businesses spend thousands of dollars each year researching which colors of decor will encourage customers to drop the most dough when they walk through the door. You can also use this mental trick to set the mood in a room with just the color of your lights.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What We're Watching: 'Monsters' Is the 80s Horror Show You Need Right Now
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 11, 2020 at 1:13 pm

    Monsters is the creation of Richard P. Rubinstein, a producer whose resume includes classics like Creepshow, Tales from the Darkside, Pet Sematary, and Dawn of the Dead. For some people, that’s enough of a reason to start watching. But the uninitiated (or uninterested) might need a bit of convincing. That’s where I come in—I’m the guy who tells you that Monsters is worth watching!Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Instagram Is Rolling Out Pinned Comments to All Users
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 11, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Instagram recently announced the public rollout for its pinned comments feature. The new feature allows you to pin three comments to the top of a post and encourage positive conversations.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Cancel Spotify Premium
    by Khamosh Pathak on July 11, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services available. But if you’re trying to cut costs, or you’re just not using it anymore, you can easily cancel your Spotify Premium subscription. All it takes is a couple of clicks!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Change Your Netflix Profile, Subtitle, and Audio Language
    by Ben Stockton on July 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Netflix isn’t just an English language streaming service with content from around the globe. You can easily watch films and shows in other languages. There are also options for changing the language of the audio, subtitles, or on your profile, no matter where you live. Let’s explore!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Best Portable Photo Printers for iOS and Android Devices
    by Suzanne Humphries on July 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Being able to quickly print off your favorite photos from your smartphone is great for making instant memories or scrapbooking. These photo printers can be taken anywhere and do a great job of bringing memories to life.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Why a $2,200 SawStop Table Saw Is a Great Investment, Even for an Amateur
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 11, 2020 at 8:00 am

    I’m an amateur woodworker. I’m not entirely unskilled, but I’m not a professional or even exceptional. I’ve never sold anything I’ve built. Despite that, I spent $2,200 on a SawStop table saw and got rid of an old $300 table saw. And it’s worth every penny, because of its superb fence, large surface area, and ability to protect me from serious injury.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Why You Need a Graphics Tablet for Photoshop
    by Harry Guinness on July 11, 2020 at 6:40 am

    A graphics tablet is a computer peripheral that enables you to use a pen or stylus to interact with your computer. They closely mimic pen and paper, making them useful for digital and comic book artists, photographers, designers, or anyone who does any kind of digital art, drawing, or painting.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Stream UFC 251 Usman vs. Masvidal Live Online
    by Walter Glenn on July 11, 2020 at 4:04 am

    Held in a private resort in Abu Dhabi, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman takes on the 2019 Fighter of the Year Jorge Masvidal. Also on the card: a featherweight championship rematch between Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski. Here’s how to watch.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to View a Saved Password in Safari on Mac
    by Benj Edwards on July 10, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Sometimes, you need to login to a website on a different device or browser, but you can’t remember the password. Luckily, if you have previously allowed Safari to save the password on your Mac, you can recover it. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Customize Automatic Updates on iPhone and iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on July 10, 2020 at 10:24 am

    The Automatic Updates feature brought background updates to the iPhone and the iPad, making it easy to always stay up-to-date. Now, if you’re iOS 13.6, iPadOS 13.6, or higher, you can customize how automatic updates are downloaded and installed.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Make a Bar Chart in Microsoft Excel
    by Ben Stockton on July 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

    A bar chart (or a bar graph) is one of the easiest ways to present your data in Excel, where horizontal bars are used to compare data values. Here’s how to make and format bar charts in Microsoft Excel.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Can You Move Windows 10’s Notification Pop-ups?
    by Chris Hoffman on July 10, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Windows 10’s notification “toasts” appear near the bottom-right corner of your screen by default. Windows itself doesn’t let you move the notifications, but there are some ways you can move certain pop-ups to other corners of your screen.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • CPUs Decoded: Understanding Intel’s Microarchitecture Names
    by Ian Paul on July 10, 2020 at 6:40 am

    What’s in a name? A lot, actually, if we’re talking about Intel processors. Intel uses internal code names designed to hide what the company is working on until it’s ready to go public. So, it’s no wonder these terms aren’t very meaningful to the uninitiated.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Scan a File or Folder for Malware with Microsoft Defender on Windows 10
    by Benj Edwards on July 9, 2020 at 11:23 am

    On Windows 10, Microsoft Defender (formerly called “Windows Defender”) always scans files before you open them unless you’ve installed a third-party antivirus. You can also perform a quick scan of any file or folder, too. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Auto Dark Mode 3.0 for Windows introduces theme switching support and more
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 7, 2020 at 12:42 pm

    Auto Dark Mode 3.0 is a new version of the open source Windows program that automates the switching between light and dark modes in the operating system. We reviewed the program, then Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Auto Dark Mode 3.0 for Windows introduces theme switching support and more appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • System Control Panel applet redirects to Settings app in latest Windows 10 build
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 6, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Microsoft released a new Insider build to the Fast Ring last week that introduced the redesigned Start Menu to testers. Another change highlighted in the official Windows Experience blog post describes how Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post System Control Panel applet redirects to Settings app in latest Windows 10 build appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 10 version 2004: OneDrive cannot connect to Windows issue
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 3, 2020 at 11:56 am

    Some devices with the newest version of Windows 10, Windows 10 version 2004, experience issues with Microsoft's OneDrive file synchronization service that is baked into the system. Microsoft confirmed the issue on Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 version 2004: OneDrive cannot connect to Windows issue appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Latest Windows 10 Insider build features the redesigned Start menu
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 2, 2020 at 9:27 am

    Microsoft released a new preview build of Windows 10 to the Insider channel on July 1, 2020. The new build features the previously announced redesign of the Windows 10 Start menu. The Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Latest Windows 10 Insider build features the redesigned Start menu appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Critical Windows Codecs security issue affects Windows 10 and Server
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 1, 2020 at 5:43 am

    Microsoft published details about two recently discovered security issues in Windows Codec that affect Windows 10 client and server versions. The issues were found in the Microsoft Windows Codecs Library, more precisely Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Critical Windows Codecs security issue affects Windows 10 and Server appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Latest Spydish can now prevent the installation of major Windows 10 updates
    by Martin Brinkmann on June 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    The latest version of the Windows application Spydish introduces support for preventing Windows Update to offer and install new feature updates on the device. Spydish is a relatively new program for Windows Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Latest Spydish can now prevent the installation of major Windows 10 updates appeared first on gHacks Technology News.