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  • The Google Pixel Recorder App Can Now Back Up Audio to the Cloud for Sharing
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 1, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Google likes to add new and exclusive features to Pixel phones, and the latest feature drop just arrived. Now, Pixel phones can backup audio recording to a new site that adds transcription and sharing features. If you have the Kraken Sports’ underwater case, you can use Pixel’s excellent camera for your underwater photos. And Pixel phones get new bedtime features, wallpapers, and more.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 'Star Trek: Prodigy' Will Beam to Paramount+ Before Nickelodeon
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 1, 2021 at 12:58 pm

    Last summer, we told you about an upcoming animated Star Trek: Prodigy show designed for kids. Later we found out Kate Mulgrew would reprise her role as Kathryn Janeway, guiding a lost set of misfits trapped on an abandoned Star Fleet ship. But while the show was supposed to debut on Nickelodeon, that just changed. Now it will arrive on Paramount+ before heading to Nick.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • "Deep Nostalgia" AI Animates Your Old Family Portraits, 'Harry Potter' Style
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 1, 2021 at 12:52 pm

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a movie worth? To help people connect with their old family photos, genealogy service MyHeritage now hosts a Deep Nostalgia AI tool that turns old portraits into short animations.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Walmart's 2-Hour Delivery No Longer Requires a $35 Minimum
    by Suzanne Humphries on March 1, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Forget an ingredient for your dinner recipe but don’t feel like going to the store? Walmart just announced that its Express delivery option no longer requires a $35 minimum in order for users to qualify for a smaller delivery order. The move now makes Walmart a stronger competitor against Amazon’s Prime Now option.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Some SmartThings Smart Home Hubs Will Stop Working on June 30, 2021
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 1, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    Some smart home hubs, like SmartThings, use the cloud to enhance their capabilities. That lets them do more on weaker hardware, but the hub loses some or all of its functionality if the cloud stops working. Samsung plans to wind down its older SmartThings hardware and hubs from 2013, and Nvidia Shield adapters will stop working on June 30th, 2021.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • CloudSavvy IT is Looking for New Writers
    by Anthony Heddings on March 1, 2021 at 11:46 am

    Think you have the perfect combination of IT knowledge and writing skills? We’re looking for a few experienced writers to join our team.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Use Google Assistant Without Unlocking Your Android Phone
    by Joe Fedewa on March 1, 2021 at 11:45 am

    Google Assistant is a handy companion to have on your Android smartphone or tablet. To really get the most out of Assistant’s hands-free features, you’ll want to make sure it can work even when your device is locked.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Change the Default Search Engine on Android
    by Joe Fedewa on March 1, 2021 at 11:23 am

    The combination of a smartphone or tablet and a search engine makes it easy to find just about anything at a moment’s notice. If you have an Android device, you may think that search engine has to be Google, but it doesn’t. Here’s how to change the default search engine on Android.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Link or Embed a PowerPoint Slide in a Word Document
    by Marshall Gunnell on March 1, 2021 at 10:24 am

    The good thing about the Microsoft Office suite is all the programs in the collection work pretty well together. One example is the ability to link or embed Microsoft PowerPoint slides in a Microsoft Word document. Here’s how it’s done.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Turn off an Apple Watch
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 1, 2021 at 9:30 am

    If you’re leaving your Apple Watch aside for a couple of days, it’s best to first turn it off. With the wearable off, it won’t drain its entire battery while in standby mode. Here’s how to easily turn off your Apple Watch.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to See How Big Your Mac’s Internal Storage Is
    by Benj Edwards on March 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Data storage on your Mac is important—it determines how many apps, documents, photos, and videos your computer can hold locally. If you run into the upper limit, your Mac might not perform as well as you might hope. Here’s how to check the size of your Mac’s internal storage.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Conditional Rendering in React
    by James Walker on March 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

    React’s declarative rendering approach lets you quickly write rich components combining layout, presentation, and logic. However, it can make it more complicated to conditionally render UI sections. Here’s a few methods you can use to show components on-demand.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Stop Annoying Website Notifications in Chrome on Android
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 1, 2021 at 8:30 am

    Website notifications can range from useful to downright spammy. If you have oversubscribed, don’t worry, you can easily stop website notifications for individual websites in Chrome for Android. Alternatively, you can block the notification pop-up in Google Chrome altogether.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of March 1, 2021
    by Shea Simmons on March 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Dance movies, a Notorious B.I.G. documentary, and Batman? All of this and more is coming to Netflix this week in its beginning of the month drop. March brings a ton of new viewing options, so if you want to plan ahead, here’s everything coming to Netflix the week of March 1, 2021:Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Why Your Smart Home Needs a Wi-Fi 6 Router
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

    If you have dozens of Wi-Fi devices in your smart home, you might have noticed the network getting slower and slower. You might have upgraded to a mesh system and still struggled to keep everything running. That’s because most smart devices now cause network congestion, and there’s only one good solution—a Wi-Fi 6 router.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Change the Default New Folder Name in Windows 10
    by Mahesh Makvana on March 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

    By default, when you create a new folder in Windows 10, the folder is given the name “New folder.” If you don’t like this name and you’d rather use another name, you can change the default name for new folders in Windows 10. Here’s how you do this.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Is Covariance and Contravariance in Programming?
    by James Walker on March 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Covariance and contravariance are terms which describe how a programming language handles subtypes. The variance of a type determines whether its subtypes can be used interchangeably with it.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Why Were Old Video Games So Pixelated?
    by Benj Edwards on March 1, 2021 at 6:40 am

    Most computer and video games created in the 20th century featured blocky, pixelated graphics. If you didn’t grow up with them (or never paid attention to the technical details), you might wonder why. We’ll explore the origins of pixel art and how graphics have exploded in complexity over time.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Animated 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' Film Puts Series Creators Back In Charge
    by Andrew Heinzman on February 28, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    Nickelodeon is launching Avatar Studios, a division committed to expanding the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. The studio, led by Avatar co-creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, will begin production on an animated theatrical film this year.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • A 10,000 Year Old Dog Femur Reveals How Early Humans Migrated to America
    by Andrew Heinzman on February 28, 2021 at 12:34 pm

    Dogs have shared a history with humans since we first domesticated the animals nearly 30,000 years ago. And now, a bone fragment from a 10,000 year old domesticated dog may confirm the theory that early humans migrated to America through the Northwest Pacific coastal route with a little help from man’s best friend.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Disney's 'Gargoyles' Lives Again as a New Co-Op Board Game
    by Josh Hendrickson on February 28, 2021 at 11:23 am

    Back in the mid-’90s, Disney premiered a new cartoon that influenced animation for decades to come. Gargoyles presented complex characters who changed and grew throughout the show, eschewing the common practice of “resetting everything” at the end of each episode. Alas, though brilliant, the show only lasted three seasons. But now it’s coming back as a cooperative board game dubbed Gargoyles: The Awakening.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Reset Network Settings on Android
    by Ben Stockton on February 28, 2021 at 11:23 am

    If you’re having trouble connecting to a Wi-Fi network or Bluetooth device on your Android smartphone or tablet, it might be time to reset your network settings. Doing so might remove any conflicts. To do that, you’ll need to follow these steps.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Google TV's "Basic" Mode Will Make Your Smart TV Dumb Again
    by Andrew Heinzman on February 28, 2021 at 10:24 am

    Over the next two years, Google will slowly replace its standard Android TV software with the newer, smarter Google TV system. But among all of Google TV’s fancy UI elements and content curation features lies an odd little feature—a “basic TV” mode that turns your smart TV into a conventional “dumb” TV.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Connect AirPods to an Apple TV
    by Tim Brookes on February 28, 2021 at 10:24 am

    The Apple TV can send audio directly to your AirPods, AirPods Pro, or AirPods Max wireless headphones, letting you watch videos, play games, or work out with Apple Fitness+ without disturbing anyone else in the room. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Bring Back Photoshop’s Warning Dialogs
    by Harry Guinness on February 28, 2021 at 9:30 am

    Adobe Photoshop is a complicated program. By default, it throws up a lot of warnings and other dialog boxes to make sure you’re aware of the consequences of what you’re doing. With most of these, you can check a box to never see them again. But what happens if you want to bring them back? Here’s what to do.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Meet Randonautica, an App That Drags You to Random, Sometimes Spooky Places
    by Suzanne Humphries on February 28, 2021 at 9:00 am

    If you’ve been on social media site TikTok in the past year, you’ve likely seen videos of people reacting to sightings prompted by an app called Randonautica, some of which are downright creepy, like a suitcase containing human remains. While the app has also led to equally banal findings, its paranormal-esque vibe makes it a curiosity in its own right.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Add a Microsoft Teams Chat Link to Your Email Signature
    by Rob Woodgate on February 28, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Adding an email address, Twitter, LinkedIn, and company info to your email signature is all well and good, but none of those options allow the recipient to instantly chat with you. Fortunately, you can add a direct Microsoft Teams chat link so people can DM you with one click.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Switch Back to the Classic Ribbon in Microsoft Office
    by Rob Woodgate on February 28, 2021 at 8:30 am

    Microsoft introduced a “simplified ribbon” in early 2021 across the Office suite of programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.), which shows fewer icons and takes up less space. If this isn’t for you, there’s a very easy way to get the classic ribbon back.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • These Board Games Have Fun Mobile Versions You Can Play without a Tabletop
    by Suzanne Humphries on February 28, 2021 at 8:00 am

    With board games becoming increasingly popular, it makes sense that so many of them have made the journey to smartphone app stores. Now, with these digitized versions, you’ll be able to download your favorite board games and play them anywhere you go without having to deal with tiles, cards, tokens, or finding a big enough gaming table to play on.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Disable All of Windows 10’s Built-in Advertising
    by Chris Hoffman on February 28, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Windows 10 has a lot of built-in advertising. This isn’t just about the free upgrade offer: Even if you purchase a new PC that comes with a Windows 10 license or spend $200 for a copy of Windows 10 Professional, you’ll see ads in your operating system. You can, however, disable a lot of it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Does “LTTP” Mean, and How Do You Use It?
    by Vann Vicente on February 28, 2021 at 6:40 am

    If you’ve ever seen a popular, modern movie a few years after it came out, then you’ve probably felt LTTP. Here’s what this initialism is and how to use it on social media.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What We're Reading: The 'Star Wars' Novels Explore a Galaxy Far, Far Away
    by Suzanne Humphries on February 27, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    While everyone who hasn’t been living under a rock is aware of the Skywalker saga’s various trilogies within the Star Wars universe, not everyone knows that there are hundreds of Star Wars novels out there that are just as thrilling. Their myriad new characters, locales, and adventures further flesh out the already exciting science-fiction-meets-fantasy universe.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Asus' New Chromebook Looks Like the Spiritual Successor to the Lenovo Duet
    by Josh Hendrickson on February 27, 2021 at 12:34 pm

    The Lenovo IdeaPad Duet is arguable the best Chrome OS device currently on the market. But Asus plans to debut a new Chromebook that might improve on that near-perfect design. The Detachable CM3 Tablet can stand vertically or horizontally, thanks to an ingenious kickstand. And with a detachable keyboard, it becomes a full-blown laptop. Add in the solid aluminum unibody and storable stylus, and there’s a lot to like.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The New 'Stardew Valley' Board Game Looks Just as Delightful as the Video Game
    by Suzanne Humphries on February 27, 2021 at 11:23 am

    We’ve got good news for fans of the adorable farming simulation RPG Stardew Valley: it’s now available in board game form! The game’s developer—Eric Barone, alias ConcernedApe—recently made the announcement. You can purchase your own copy from the Stardew Valley Shop for just $55.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Automatically Share Your Instagram Stories and Posts on Facebook
    by Shubham Agarwal on February 27, 2021 at 11:23 am

    Facebook and Instagram are more in sync than ever. One of the perks of this integration is that you can cross-share your Instagram stories and posts to Facebook to easily boost your content’s reach. Here’s how to do it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Add Private Labels in Google Maps
    by Ben Stockton on February 27, 2021 at 10:24 am

    Google Maps offers various recommendations for travelers, including important landmarks to nearby businesses. If you want to save your own recommendations to Google Maps to quickly find in the future, you can do so by adding private labels. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • David Attenborough and Dinosaurs Come to Your Living Room in this AR iPhone App
    by Suzanne Humphries on February 27, 2021 at 10:24 am

    No matter whether you’re a kid or an adult, dinosaurs and other ancient creatures are cool. And the only thing cooler than seeing them on TV or viewing their fossils in a museum would be to see them in your own home. Luckily, with this new app, voiced by natural history David Attenborough, you can do just that.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Enable Do Not Disturb During Workouts on Apple Watch
    by Harry Guinness on February 27, 2021 at 9:30 am

    If you’re in the middle of a hard run or chill yoga session, you probably don’t want your phone to ring (unless it’s really important). By automatically enabling Do Not Disturb on your Apple Watch when you start a workout, you can make sure you don’t get interrupted. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Connect a PS4 Controller to Apple TV
    by Tim Brookes on February 27, 2021 at 9:00 am

    If you own a PlayStation 4, you already own a DualShock 4 wireless controller. Paired with your Apple TV, you can use your Sony controller to play Apple TV games, including those offered with an Apple Arcade subscription.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Is Girls Who Code, and Why You Should Care
    by Suzanne Humphries on February 27, 2021 at 9:00 am

    If you take a look at the average tech company, you’ll see that the majority of employees are male. And we’re not talking a slight majority of employees, we’re talking three-quarters of them. The effort to close this gender gap and change the image of what programmers look like is precisely what Girls Who Code has set out to do.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Watch the 2021 Golden Globes Without Cable
    by Josh Bell on February 27, 2021 at 8:30 am

    This year’s Golden Globes ceremony (on February 28, 2021, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. It’s a hybrid of virtual and in-person elements, as has become the standard during pandemic times. Here’s how you can stream this year’s Golden Globe Awards.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Bitwarden Is the Best Free Alternative to LastPass
    by Khamosh Pathak on February 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    LastPass is a veteran in the password management industry. It’s dependable and easy to use. But LastPass’s free plan doesn’t support cross-device sync. If you’re looking for a free LastPass alternative, Bitwarden might be the best option. Here’s why.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The 4 Best Roku TVs
    by Eric Schoon on February 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Roku is one of the simplest operating systems for smart TVs; the straightforward design ensures that accessing all your favorite streaming services like Netflix and Hulu is as simple as possible. But with a Roku-powered TV, that goes a bit deeper, simplifying things like configuring display settings and switching input channels. We’ve sought the best Roku TVs so you don’t have to do that digging yourself.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Microsoft is finally hiding the 3D Objects Folder in Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 25, 2021 at 5:20 pm

    Microsoft released a new Insider build on February 24, 2021; it included fixes for the most part but made a few changes as well. One of the changes hides the 3D Objects Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft is finally hiding the 3D Objects Folder in Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to turn off the News and Interests feature of Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 24, 2021 at 8:19 am

    News and Interests is a new feature of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that is currently in testing. Introduced in Insider build 21286, News and Interests is available in certain geographical regions Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to turn off the News and Interests feature of Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft reduces Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC support to 5 years
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 19, 2021 at 2:28 pm

    Microsoft announced today that the next Windows 10 Enterprise Long-Term Servicing Channel version will have a reduced support lifecycle of five years. When Microsoft released Windows 10 in 2015, it introduced Windows Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft reduces Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC support to 5 years appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft announces Windows 10 version 21H1 officially
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 18, 2021 at 3:13 pm

    Microsoft announced the next feature update for its Windows 10 operating system, version 21H1, today officially on the Windows Experience blog. John Cable, Vice President, Program Management, Windows Servicing and Delivery, confirmed Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft announces Windows 10 version 21H1 officially appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft is pushing out Flash-killer update KB4577586 via Windows Update
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 18, 2021 at 5:19 am

    Microsoft started to distribute the Windows update KB4577586, designed to remove Adobe Flash Player from Windows devices, yesterday evening. The update will be downloaded and installed automatically on devices with automatic updates Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft is pushing out Flash-killer update KB4577586 via Windows Update appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Before Dawn is a cross platform program that has many cool screensavers
    by Ashwin on February 11, 2021 at 3:55 pm

    Screensavers are fun, they look cool and make you feel relaxed. While they don't serve their original purpose anymore, the prevention of burn-ins in displays, they may still add visual elements to Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Before Dawn is a cross platform program that has many cool screensavers appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Opinion: Microsoft needs to release support articles before updates
    by Martin Brinkmann on February 11, 2021 at 11:15 am

    This week's patch day had a bit of a sour taste to it, and this time not because of the quality of the patches that Microsoft released. If you tried to check Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Opinion: Microsoft needs to release support articles before updates appeared first on gHacks Technology News.