• Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed Man to "Speak" Full Sentences
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 25, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    While other researchers monkey around, a team at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is developing a brain implant that decodes full sentences from neural activity. The device, called a “speech neuroprosthesis,” hit its first milestone after it successfully interpreted a paralyzed man’s intended words and sentences.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Use Different Text Size in Each App on iPhone and iPad
    by Samir Makwana on July 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Ever wanted to adjust the text size on an app without changing all other text on your iPhone or iPad? You can now make app-specific changes to text size, saving your eyes from that unwanted workout. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use VLC to Stream Videos to Fire TV
    by Samir Makwana on July 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    If you’d like to stream videos from your Windows PC to your TV set with Amazon Fire TV, you can use VLC Media Player to play videos saved on your computer. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • These Wearable Cat Ears Waggle with Your Brain Waves
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Why not? Japanese company Neurowear is crowdfunding a new version of the Necomimi, a pair of motorized cat ears that move based on your brain waves. While you probably won’t catch your boss wearing the Necomimi headset during a Zoom call (although that would be cool), they could become a popular item among livestreamers, cosplayers, and of course, weeaboos.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to “Cut and Paste” Files on Mac
    by Mahesh Makvana on July 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    If you’d like to move files or folders from one folder to another on your Mac, you can “cut and paste” them in a method similar to Windows, although it’s not immediately obvious how to do it. We’ll show you how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Museum of Pinball to Permanently Close, Auction Off Over 1,100 Games
    by Cory Gunther on July 25, 2021 at 4:34 pm

    The Museum of Pinball, located in Banning, California, houses one of the largest collections of Pinball machines under one roof. Unfortunately, this amazing wonderland of games is closing its doors for good and will auction off more than 1,100 pinball machines.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Reset an Amazon Fire Tablet
    by Joe Fedewa on July 25, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    It’s only a matter of time before a gadget needs a factory reset. Maybe it’s acting up, or maybe you’re giving it to someone else. Whatever the case might be, here’s how factory resets work on an Amazon Fire Tablet.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Create and Assign Tasks in Google Chat
    by Sandy Writtenhouse on July 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Google continues to add collaboration tools to its Chat app that make it more appealing to companies and teams. One such feature is the ability to create and assign tasks.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Best Ergonomic Keyboards for Improved Typing and Comfort
    by Eric Schoon on July 25, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    If you work at a computer all-day, RSI (repetitive strain injury) and other related injuries are a major concern. Taking breaks helps, but if you want to take further steps to avoid these issues, then an ergonomic keyboard can save your wrists from more permanent damage.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Appear Offline on Xbox Series X|S
    by Pranay Parab on July 25, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    If you’d rather not let your friends see whether you’re online on the Xbox Series X|S, then you should hide your online status. To help you with that, we’ll show you how to appear offline on your Xbox.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • I Tried to Buy a Car from Carvana and It Was Worse Than Going to a Dealer
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    By some stroke of bad luck, both of my cars died simultaneously. One will never run again. The other needed thousands of dollars in repairs. Carvana sounded like the perfect answer to buy a new vehicle while I didn’t have a car. But what started as a good experience turned into a complete nightmare.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Cancel Tinder Gold
    by Mahesh Makvana on July 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    If you’ve finally found your soulmate, you might want to cancel your Tinder Gold subscription. Regardless of how you subscribed, we’ll show you how to cancel using the Tinder website and Tinder mobile apps.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Is a Chiplet?
    by Tim Brookes on July 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    You might have heard your computer processor referred to as the “brain” of your computer. Similar to your brain’s multiple lobes, modern processors contain multiple chips, called chiplets, rather than a single “monolithic” chip. So what are chiplets, and why are they so common?Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Does YSK Mean, and How Do I Use It?
    by Vann Vicente on July 25, 2021 at 11:00 am

    You might have seen the acronym “YSK” online before, often followed by facts and information. Not sure what it’s supposed to mean? Here’s what it stands for and why you should know about it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The First 'Star Trek: Prodigy' Trailer Is For Children and Their Parents
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 24, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    Paramount+ might not be worth the price right now, but that could change soon. New seasons of Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Lower Decks are on the way, and now the first trailer for Star Trek: Prodigy just dropped. And as short as the trailer is, it should excite children and parents alike.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • PSA: Google Photos Has “I’m Feeling Lucky” Too
    by Joe Fedewa on July 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    The “I’m Feeling Lucky” button has been a staple on the Google Search home page for years. You might not know, though, that Google uses it elsewhere. The Google Photos app for iPhone and Android has it, too.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Share iPhone Health Data with Family and Doctors
    by Tim Brookes on July 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Your health data recorded from the Apple Watch and iPhone gets stored in the Health app for iPhone. As long as your iPhone (and the recipient’s) is running iOS 15 or higher, you can now choose to share health data with family, friends, or your doctor. We’ll show you how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Microsoft's Cutting Edge AI is Relegated to Picking Up Cigarette Butts
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Cigarette butts are one of the most littered items in the world, and they’re especially hard to clean up on a hot, sandy beach. To help mitigate the problem, Dutch company TechTics designed BeachBot (or BB), a robot that exists solely to clean the beach of cigarette butts.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Get Google’s Weather App on Your Android Phone
    by Mahesh Makvana on July 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Google doesn’t list its Weather app on the Play Store, but you can still add it to your home screen by using the official Google app on your Android phone. Here’s how to do it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • This App Listens to Bird Calls and Tells You What They Are
    by Suzanne Humphries on July 24, 2021 at 4:34 pm

    Ever wonder what birds are hanging around in your neck of the woods? Want to know which specific type of bird is waking you up at 5am with a horrendous screech? This handy app works just like Shazam, and will give you an answer in minutes.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Use Google Assistant on Your Chromebook
    by Joe Fedewa on July 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Google Assistant is available on almost every smartphone, tablet, and a good number of smart speakers. If you have a Chromebook, you have another device that can use the virtual assistant. We’ll show you how to get it set up and running.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Create Documents and Collaborate Directly in Google Chat
    by Sandy Writtenhouse on July 24, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Collaborating on a document in Google Chat saves you time and a couple of steps. With a simple click, you can create a Docs, Sheets, or Slides document and work on it together right in a Google Chat room.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Microsoft crippled the Windows 11 Taskbar
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 24, 2021 at 2:27 pm

    While Microsoft is still working on the first stable version of its Windows 11 operating system, some features of the upcoming version of Windows appear set in stone already. Windows 11 ships Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft crippled the Windows 11 Taskbar appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • 15 Great Online Co-Op Action Games
    by Eric Schoon on July 24, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Playing games alone is fun. You know what’s more fun? Playing games with friends. You know what’s even more fun than that? Playing co-op action games with friends. And if that sounds like your brand of fun, boy do we have a list of games for you.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Share a Clip of a YouTube Video
    by Mahesh Makvana on July 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    If you’d like to share a portion of a YouTube video with someone, you don’t have to share the full video. We’ll show you how to make clips of full YouTube videos on your Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone, and iPad devices.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Valve Steam Deck Isn't a Switch Pro Replacement, And It Shouldn't Try to Be
    by Eric Schoon on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Valve is taking another stab at the console market with the Steam Deck, and comparisons to the Nintendo Switch were both immediate and inevitable. But once you go beyond first impressions, you’ll realize that the Deck is something else altogether.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Unblock Someone on Facebook
    by Mahesh Makvana on July 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Want to give someone a second chance and allow them to view your Facebook profile? It’s easy to unblock someone you have blocked in your Facebook account. We’ll show you how to do this on the Facebook site and the mobile app.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 16 Terminal Commands That Every Mac User Should Know
    by Tim Brookes on July 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Are you afraid of the Mac command line? Learning a few simple commands can help you build your confidence and shed that fear. You might even discover that you enjoy working in a command-line environment!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • All Microsoft’s PowerToys for Windows 10, Explained
    by Chris Hoffman on July 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

    Microsoft is hard at work on PowerToys for Windows 10. This open-source project adds many powerful features to Windows, from a bulk file renamer to an Alt+Tab alternative that lets you search for windows from your keyboard.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What the Heck Is Going On With Wyze, Xiaomi, Roborock, and Amazon?
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 23, 2021 at 7:58 pm

    What do Wyze, Xiaomi, and Roborock all have in common? If you guessed robot vacuums, you’re right on the money. And now the three companies are in a knock-down, drag-out fight, and somehow Amazon is stuck as one of the judges. Confused? Well, buckle up because this one gets complicated.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Most of Amazon Echo Speakers Will Embrace the Future of Smart Homes
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 23, 2021 at 7:20 pm

    Several major smart home manufacturers, including Google, Apple, Samsung, and Wyze, hope to increase smart home cross-compatibility with an open-source standard called Matter. And now, Amazon reveals that all of its existing smart speakers, save for three early models, will support Matter at some point.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Hide or Reorder Screens on iPad
    by Sandy Writtenhouse on July 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Do you have screens with apps you only use occasionally? Or perhaps you’d like to rearrange the order your screens display in when you swipe? Beginning in iPadOS 15, you can hide and reorder your iPad screens. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Moment's New Cases Bring MagSafe to Some Galaxy Devices
    by Cameron Summerson on July 23, 2021 at 6:55 pm

    If your pocket is filled with a Galaxy S21, but deep inside your heart, you’re jealous of Apple’s MagSafe accessories, we have good news: you can use MagSafe stuff with the S21 now. Well, kind of.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Why You Should Regularly Archive Your Social Posts (And How to Do It)
    by Cameron Summerson on July 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Social networks are a great way to stay connected to friends, family, current events, and everything else. But that doesn’t mean you should leave all of your stuff on this big ol’ internet for everyone to see until the end of time. Nay, you should regularly archive your old posts. Let’s talk about it.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Star Your Favorite Text Messages on Android
    by Joe Fedewa on July 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    We’ve all had that moment where you’re scrolling through text messages trying to find something important that was said. Google’s Messages app for Android lets you “star” those messages to easily find them later on.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Tesla Powerwall Owners Can Help Support California's Strained Grid
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 23, 2021 at 5:39 pm

    Tesla has announced the Virtual Power Plant, a program that allows Powerwall owners to send energy back into the California electric grid during emergencies—of which there may be many this summer. Those who sign up will not be compensated by Tesla, though they will be compensated by the electric company if they’re on a net metering plan.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Create a Task Checklist with Amazon Alexa
    by Sandy Writtenhouse on July 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    When you’re heading out the door for the office, school, or a trip, do you like that one last check to make sure you have everything? With the Task Tracker blueprint, just ask Alexa to run through your list.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Run a Command Before or After a Build in Visual Studio
    by Anthony Heddings on July 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Visual Studio has a handy feature for running commands before or after builds. This can be used to automate some of your development process, such as pulling in dependencies during the prebuild phase, or sending build artifacts to development environments.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Firewalla's New Firewall Can Travel With You
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 23, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    As we add more smart home devices, tablets, security cameras, and other Wi-Fi connected devices to our homes, we open ourselves up to attack. Firewalla’s firewalls are easy to use and easy to set up. And now its latest Purple model can even travel with you when you’re on the go.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • One of the Most Prolific Ransomware Viruses Can Now Be Unlocked Easily
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 23, 2021 at 4:28 pm

    Kaseya, an IT management software firm, says that it’s obtained the REvil universal decryption key through a “trusted third party.” This should help Kaseya recover data from a July 4th REvil ransomware attack that affected over 1,500 businesses.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Quick Tip: You Can Skip the Doordash Delivery Fee by Skipping the Doordash Site
    by Josh Hendrickson on July 23, 2021 at 3:23 pm

    With the current pandemic and continued efforts to stay at home, it’s probably very tempting to have your food delivered through a service like Doordash. But that price of convenience adds up quickly, and the delivery fee doesn’t help. How do you save a few bucks? Skip Doordash’s website, and use the restaurant’s instead.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.100 rolls out with some new animations and fixes
    by Ashwin on July 23, 2021 at 3:12 pm

    Microsoft has released the Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.100 to the Developer Channel. It is a minor update that introduces some new animations, and fixes many bugs in the prior release. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.100 rolls out with some new animations and fixes appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • GM Super Cruise to Offer Next Level Self-Driving Features in 2022
    by Andrew Heinzman on July 23, 2021 at 3:08 pm

    General Motors’ hands-free driving software will see some major improvements in 2022. Not only will Super Cruise find its way to several new vehicles, including the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, but it will gain the ability to tow trailers and overtake slow drivers that are in your way.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The Best Tech Under $25
    by Sarah Chaney on July 23, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Although technology can often be expensive, there are a lot of great tech items under $25. Upgrading your daily life with a few pieces of useful tech doesn’t have to put you out hundreds of dollars.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How Deepfakes Are Powering a New Type of Cyber Crime
    by Dave McKay on July 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Making deepfakes is getting easier, and they’re more convincing than ever. Cybercriminals are using video and audio deepfakes to extort money from victims by adding a credible “fake authenticity” to their scams.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Workaround for Windows 10 and 11 HiveNightmare Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 22, 2021 at 5:17 am

    Earlier this week, security researchers discovered a vulnerability in recent versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system that allows attackers to run code with system privileges if exploited successfully. Overly permissive Access Control Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Workaround for Windows 10 and 11 HiveNightmare Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • DirectStorage won't be a Windows 11 exclusive after all
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 20, 2021 at 5:32 am

    Microsoft revealed new gaming features for its Xbox consoles back in September 2020. DirectX 12 Ultimate would be coming to the system as well as the new DirectStorage API. The API, designed Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post DirectStorage won't be a Windows 11 exclusive after all appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 11's Android future is secured: Amazon Appstore will support App Bundles
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 17, 2021 at 11:12 am

    When Microsoft announced the upcoming operating system Windows 11, it revealed that users of its operating system would be able to install and use Android applications on the device. The company was Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 11's Android future is secured: Amazon Appstore will support App Bundles appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.71 has been released; brings an Entertainment widget, Acrylic context menu and more
    by Ashwin on July 17, 2021 at 9:48 am

    Microsoft has released the Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.71 to the Dev Channel. Here's what's new in the latest version of the operating system. Entertainment widget Build 22000.65 had the following Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.71 has been released; brings an Entertainment widget, Acrylic context menu and more appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Intel releases first Windows 11 ready Graphics Driver
    by Martin Brinkmann on July 17, 2021 at 6:18 am

    Intel released a new graphics driver for company products that is Windows 11 compatible. The new driver is available as a stable version and adds support for Auto HDR and the game Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Intel releases first Windows 11 ready Graphics Driver appeared first on gHacks Technology News.