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  • Spotify Removes Its Annoying 10,000-Song Library Limit
    by Andrew Heinzman on May 26, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    After years of complaints, Spotify is finally ending its 10,000-song library limit. Now you can press the Heart button on as many songs and albums as you wish, without pruning your library every few weeks. Spotify’s new library update doesn’t change the service’s 10,000-song limit for Playlists or Offline Listening.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Lenovo's New Windows-Powered Duet Tablets Are a Pair of Surface Competitors
    by Michael Crider on May 26, 2020 at 1:01 pm

    We were impressed with Lenovo’s Chromebook Duet tablet when we saw it at CES, even more so when we got our hands on the finished product. Lenovo’s expanding that “Duet” branding into its primary IdeaPad line of Windows machines. Today the company announced the IdeaPad Duet 7i and Duet 3i, clearly competitors for the Surface Pro and Surface Go, respectively.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • XRSpace's New VR Headset Includes a Playstation Home-Like Experience
    by Josh Hendrickson on May 26, 2020 at 12:44 pm

    HTC’s former CEO, Peter Chou, has a new company called XRSPACE and its first entry is an intriguing looking VR System. First, you have a standalone Mova VR headset that’s somewhat reminiscent of the Oculus Quest with Hot Rod stylings. And along with it is a new “virtual world” dubbed Manova, filled with homes, games, fitness centers, and more.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Sony Focuses on Content Creators With Its New ZV-1 Compact Camera
    by Andrew Heinzman on May 26, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    Sony has announced the highly anticipated ZV-1 compact camera, a well-priced and straightforward device optimized for vlogging. It has the same CMOS sensor, 4K HDR capabilities, and fancy autofocus features as the popular RX100 VII camera, but costs just $800 and sports some unique design changes for people who need to shoot high-quality video of themselves.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Disconnect Your Twitch Account From Amazon Prime
    by Joshalynne Finch on May 26, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Linking your Twitch account to your Amazon Prime account gets you a handful of freebies. But if you connected your Twitch account to the wrong Amazon Prime account, or you just want to separate your two accounts, here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Google Adds Voice-Authorization to Purchases in Assistant
    by Andrew Heinzman on May 26, 2020 at 10:56 am

    Shopping through Google Assistant is a lot easier than you’d expect. You just tell Google what you want, look through some products, and pick out something to buy. And now, Google wants you to confirm purchases with Voice Match for total hands-off shopping.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • HP's New Monitors and Laptops Are Built for Remote Life
    by Josh Hendrickson on May 26, 2020 at 10:44 am

    HP announced a slew of products today, including new monitors, desktops, and laptops, and if they have one centralizing theme, it’s empowering remote life. The new monitors are more eye-friendly due to cutting out blue light, and the new ZBook Firefly laptops bring the power on the go.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Get the Best Sound Quality in Spotify
    by Ben Stockton on May 26, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Spotify allows you to change the streaming quality of the music or playlists you listen to, but you’ll need a Spotify Premium subscription to be able to do so. If you want to improve your Spotify sound quality, here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • This Awesome 'Grand Theft Auto' Mod Lets You Ride Your Real Bike Around the Game
    by Michael Crider on May 26, 2020 at 9:43 am

    With a couple hundred bucks you can recreate a steering wheel, pedals, and shifter from a race car, and get a decent enough approximation of “driving” in a PC game. Riding a bike is an altogether more physical experience, something that’s not so easy to replicate. But one impressive modification to Grand Theft Auto V lets you do just that.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 6 Things to Do Before You Adopt a Dog
    by Yvonne Glasgow on May 26, 2020 at 9:31 am

    Adoption is one of the best ways to get a dog, but you need to prepare for this new member of your household. As fun as a new furry friend is, there are some serious considerations to make.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • How to Mute Someone on Instagram
    by Khamosh Pathak on May 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

    It might be impolite to unfollow a new co-worker on Instagram. If you don’t want to see someone’s Stories and posts, but you want to continue messaging, try muting them. Here’s how to mute someone on Instagram.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Hard Refresh Your Web Browser (to Bypass Your Cache)
    by Benj Edwards on May 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Sometimes, a website does not behave as expected or seems stuck showing outdated information. To fix this, it’s easy to force your browser to completely reload its local copy of the page (cache) using a simple keyboard shortcut. Here’s how to do it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • ICYDK: Snip & Sketch Is Windows 10's Built-In, Surprisingly Powerful Screenshot Tool
    by Michael Crider on May 26, 2020 at 8:00 am

    If you constantly need to take screenshots on your computer, you might have sought out something better than Windows’ default fullscreen (Win + PrtSc), or single-window (Alt + PrtSc) screenshot tool. Did you know that there’s a more powerful option already installed as of the late 2018 update? It’s called Snip & Sketch (formerly “Screen Sketch”), and it’s surprisingly well-integrated into the system.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Systemd Will Change How Your Linux Home Directory Works
    by Dave McKay on May 26, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The team behind systemd want you to adopt a new way of managing home directories. Calling it a “new way” is putting it lightly—this is a real paradigm shift for Linux. Here’s everything you need to know about systemd-homed, which is likely coming to a Linux distro near you.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Instead of Telling Kids No, Tell Them What to Do Instead
    by Jill Chafin on May 26, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Telling your kids, “No!” is undoubtedly expedient, but not always effective. More often than not, telling them what to do (instead of what not to do) yields a better outcome. Here’s how.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • How to Look Better on Zoom (and Other Video-Calling Apps)
    by Harry Guinness on May 26, 2020 at 6:40 am

    More professional (and personal) interactions are happening via Zoom and other video-calling apps, and it doesn’t look like that’ll be changing anytime soon. The same as an in-person meeting or date, it’s important to look your best on video calls. Here’s how to work it for your webcam.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to View and Clear Previous Aliases in Steam
    by Joel Cornell on May 25, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Steam lets you set your name to anything within its terms of service. This can make it difficult to find people—even if they’re already on your friends list. Find out who’s who by checking aliases in Steam.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Automatically Translate a Web Page in Microsoft Edge
    by Chris Hoffman on May 25, 2020 at 10:24 am

    The new version of Microsoft’s Edge browser features automatic translation of web pages in foreign languages. Here’s how to use the built-in Microsoft Translator feature—and how to enable translation if it’s been disabled in your browser.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • When (and Why) to Stop Reading a Book
    by Harry Guinness on May 25, 2020 at 9:31 am

    Not finishing a book gets a bad rap but, sometimes, it’s the best decision you can make. Here’s how to know when it’s time to stop.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Where to Stream HGTV After You’ve Cut the Cord
    by Kennedy Maring on May 25, 2020 at 9:30 am

    If you’re into redecorating or house renovations, then you are probably already obsessed with HGTV. Without cable, though, it may seem like you have to live without that channel. However, these services will make sure you can still enjoy your home guilty pleasure.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Add Exclusions in Windows Defender on Windows 10
    by Benj Edwards on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Windows Defender, integrated into Windows 10, runs in the background and scans your files for malware. To improve performance for tasks like compiling code or running virtual machines, you can add an exclusion and Windows Defender will never scan those files.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Check AirPods Battery on iPhone, Apple Watch, and Mac
    by Khamosh Pathak on May 25, 2020 at 8:30 am

    It’s easy to leave your AirPods in your ears for hours. Want to check your earbuds’ battery percentage before you hear the AirPods-almost-out-of-juice chime? Here’s how to check your AirPods’ battery on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Peak Design's Updated Everyday Messenger Is an Alternative, Not an Upgrade
    by Michael Crider on May 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The movie Alien (1979) is great. So is Aliens (1986). They’re very different films: the former decidedly horror, the latter firmly action. Which one’s better? It depends on who you ask, or even what mood you’re in. So it goes with Peak Design’s redesigned Everyday Messenger. The original was excellent, and so is the new one, but in different ways.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What Is Fast Charging, and How Does It Work?
    by Vann Vicente on May 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Most major phone releases nowadays come with improved charging speeds. How do fast chargers work, and how are they getting even faster? Find out here.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Here's Everything Coming to Netflix This Week
    by Shea Simmons on May 25, 2020 at 6:40 am

    May is almost over, but there are still a few final Netflix drops to watch. From the latest season of The CW’s Supergirl to the Adam Sandler’s critical hit Uncut Gems, the streaming service seems to have saved some of its best launches for last.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • 7 Great YouTube Channels to Learn Graphic Design from
    by Eric Schoon on May 25, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Every logo, advertisement, or user interface (UI) you’ve ever seen has graphic design behind it. Graphic design is an important part of the digital world, and there’s a lot to learn about it. If you’re interested in entering this field, you’ll need some guidance, and there are some great YouTube channels that can offer that.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Can You Replace Your Mac with an iPad in 2020?
    by Tim Brookes on May 25, 2020 at 6:40 am

    The iPad is rarely thought of as a proper computer, but times are changing. Apple’s hardware, software, and marketing suggest the latest iPad Pro and its Magic Keyboard are the closest laptop replacement Apple has ever made.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Limit Screen Time on Windows 10
    by Joel Cornell on May 24, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Both kids and adults need the occasional break from staring at a screen. Fortunately, Microsoft Family Groups on Windows 10 allows you to set a healthier schedule for everyone in the family.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Change Your AirPods and AirPods Pro Settings
    by Khamosh Pathak on May 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The out-of-box experience of AirPods is pretty good. But what if you want to change the gesture behavior? There are some settings that you should tweak to improve your experience. Here’s how to change your AirPods settings.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Here’s Where Windows 10 Stores Its Default Wallpapers
    by Benj Edwards on May 24, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Windows 10 includes a nice selection of default wallpapers, but it’s easy to lose track of them if you decide to use custom wallpaper. If you’d like to use the default images again, here’s how to find and use them.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • ICYDK: Charge Your iPhone 3X Faster with a Cheap Cable Upgrade
    by Andrew Heinzman on May 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Apple likes to brag that its modern iPhones, like the iPhone X, 11, and SE, support 18-watt fast charging. But the charging accessories that come with iPhones have a max speed of just 5 watts. If you want to reach that maximum 18-watt speed, then it’s time to buy a new charging cable.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Back Up and Restore PS4 Save Data
    by Tim Brookes on May 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Whether you’ve logged 10 hours or 100 playing a game, starting over because something happened to the save file is gut-wrenching. Don’t let this happen to you! Back up your PS4 save data, and save yourself the pain.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Best Websites and Apps to Play Bingo Online
    by Suzanne Humphries on May 24, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Bingo is a fun game that’s easy enough for kids and grandparents alike to enjoy. Playing bingo online or in an app lets you enjoy fun graphics, earn power-ups and rewards, and even chat with friends while you play.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The 10 Best Netflix Original Movies to Stream (May 2020)
    by Kennedy Maring on May 24, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Netflix cranks out a lot of original movies and TV shows. Here are 10 of our favorite Netflix original movies, so you can stop browsing and start watching!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Update Nintendo Switch Games
    by Benj Edwards on May 23, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Over time, most Nintendo Switch games receive free online updates that fix bugs and add new features. Sometimes, the updates even add major features to the game, such as new levels or characters. Here’s how to make sure your games are updated.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Winstall is a (web) GUI for Windows Package Manager (winget)
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 23, 2020 at 10:09 am

    Microsoft unveiled the open source Windows Package Manager during the virtual Build 2020 conference this week. The command line program allows administrators and users to download, install and manage software applications. It Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Winstall is a (web) GUI for Windows Package Manager (winget) appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to Change Your Language Settings on Facebook
    by Joel Cornell on May 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    If you want to improve your language skills through immersive practice or add an additional language to Facebook, the social media platform provides in-depth language and region settings that are accessible with just a few clicks.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Microsoft releases Windows Terminal 1.0
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 20, 2020 at 3:42 pm

    Microsoft revealed in May 2019 that it was working on an open source terminal application for Windows which it called Windows Terminal. The company released the first preview of Windows Terminal in Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft releases Windows Terminal 1.0 appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft PowerToys 0.18 with Keyboard Manager and Application Launcher released
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 19, 2020 at 5:43 pm

    Microsoft released a new version of the company's open source re-imagination of PowerToys for its Windows operating system. PowerToys 0.18.0 adds two new tools, a keyboard manager and an application launcher, to Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft PowerToys 0.18 with Keyboard Manager and Application Launcher released appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • First look at the Windows Package Manager
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 19, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    Microsoft released a preview of the Windows Package Manager today during the virtual Build 2020 conference. Windows administrators may use it to install first-party and third-party programs such as 7-Zip, KeePass, Arduino Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post First look at the Windows Package Manager appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft wants to unify UWP and Win32 with Project Reunion
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 19, 2020 at 3:43 pm

    Microsoft's virtual Build 2020 conference started today and one of the major announcements that Microsoft made today unveiled Project Reunion officially. Project Reunion is Microsoft's attempt at bringing Win32 programs and UWP Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft wants to unify UWP and Win32 with Project Reunion appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to enable and test DNS over HTTPS on Windows 10 devices
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 19, 2020 at 5:55 am

    Microsoft revealed plans to integrate DNS over HTTPS in Windows 10 in November 2019. DNS over HTTPS encrypts DNS lookups to improve privacy, security and reliability of the connection. Most devices that Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to enable and test DNS over HTTPS on Windows 10 devices appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 10 version 2004: no 32-bit versions on new PCs anymore
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 14, 2020 at 7:29 am

    Microsoft plans to release the new feature update for the company's Windows 10 operating system, Windows 10 version 2004, in May 2020. OEMs have received the new version ahead of time to Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 version 2004: no 32-bit versions on new PCs anymore appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft Windows Security Updates May 2020 overview
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 12, 2020 at 5:46 pm

    Welcome to the overview for Microsoft's May 2020 Patch Day; Microsoft released security updates and non-security updates for all supported versions of Windows -- both client and server versions -- on May Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft Windows Security Updates May 2020 overview appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Superpaper is an advanced wallpaper app for Windows and Linux with unique features
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 11, 2020 at 5:30 am

    Superpaper is an open source cross-platform program for managing wallpapers on Windows and Linux devices (Mac untested) that supports several unique features. One of the main features of the application is the Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Superpaper is an advanced wallpaper app for Windows and Linux with unique features appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows Defender configuration tool ConfigureDefender 3.0.0.0 released
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 9, 2020 at 12:08 pm

    The Windows Defender configuration tool ConfigureDefender has been updated to version 3.0.0.0 this week. Windows Defender is the default security solution on Windows systems. It is enabled by default but will turn Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows Defender configuration tool ConfigureDefender 3.0.0.0 released appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Surface Go 2 announced: you need to have the right expectation
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 7, 2020 at 5:31 am

    Microsoft unveiled the Surface Go 2 device yesterday. The ultra-portable Windows 10 device is the successor of the Surface Go, a laptop that I bought some time ago. Since I own and Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Surface Go 2 announced: you need to have the right expectation appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows Service Auditor: audit and track services on Windows
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 3, 2020 at 6:49 am

    Windows Service Auditor is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices to track and audit services on the machine it is run on. The application offers assistance to system administrators who Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows Service Auditor: audit and track services on Windows appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Windows 10 version 2004 will arrive later - Windows 10 20H2 will be a minor update (Rumor)
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 2, 2020 at 10:10 am

    Filed under rumor because Microsoft has not confirmed any of this officially. It appears that Microsoft has postponed the upcoming release of the next feature update for Windows 10, version 2004. According Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 version 2004 will arrive later - Windows 10 20H2 will be a minor update (Rumor) appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Sysmon 11.0 is out with file delete monitoring
    by Martin Brinkmann on April 29, 2020 at 1:56 pm

    Microsoft released a new version of Sysinternals Sysmon (System Monitoring) program for Microsoft Windows devices this week. Sysmon 11.0 is a major update of the application; users may download the latest version Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Sysmon 11.0 is out with file delete monitoring appeared first on gHacks Technology News.