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  • 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 ›

  • Got an Old Tablet? Put It to Work in the Kitchen
    by Joe Fedewa on February 27, 2021 at 6:40 am

    A lot of people have aging gadgets tucked away in a dusty drawer. One handy use that I’ve found for an old tablet is as a dedicated kitchen hub. This simple thing has really improved my cooking experience.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Electric Buses Will Replace a Maryland School District's Gas-Guzzling Fleet
    by Josh Hendrickson on February 26, 2021 at 1:06 pm

    In Maryland, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education has signed a contract to convert its entire school bus fleet to all-eclectic. With over 1,400 school busses, it’s one of the largest bus fleets in the United States, and it will start with 326 electric buses in the next four years.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Amazon's Free IMDb Streaming Service Arrives on Chromecast with Google TV
    by Andrew Heinzman on February 26, 2021 at 12:31 pm

    Amazon’s fledgling IMDb TV streaming service is now available on Chromecast with Google TV and other devices running the Android TV software. Like Crackle or The Roku Channel, IMDb TV is a free streaming service with hit shows and movies from Amazon Prime Video, Dreamworks, and even Disney.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Android App Sleep Tracking Might Be Less Terrible Soon
    by Suzanne Humphries on February 26, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    Sleep tracking is easy to do if you own a smartwatch or fitness band, but your options are less robust if you’re using a smartphone. However, the Android development team has just made its low-power Sleep API publicly available to third-party developers, which opens up the door for more quality sleep tracking apps for smartphone users.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The $4 Raspberry Pi Pico Can Now Run FUZIX, a UNIX Clone
    by Andrew Heinzman on February 26, 2021 at 11:36 am

    Who knew that the Raspberry Pi Pico would find itself in such strange situations just a month after release? Developer David Given has successfully ported a UNIX clone called FUZIX to the Pi Pico. Now old-school UNIX hackers can get their hands dirty with a $4 microcontroller.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The LastPass Android App Contains 7 Trackers From Third Party Companies 😬
    by Josh Hendrickson on February 26, 2021 at 11:31 am

    When it comes to account security, using a password manager is generally a good idea. But what happens if that password manager is tracking what you’re doing and not even telling you? According to security researcher Mike Kuketz, the LastPass Android app has seven embedded trackers, and LastPass may not know what data they collect.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Send Apps Between Android Devices
    by Joe Fedewa on February 26, 2021 at 11:23 am

    Smartphone apps and games are a big part of our lives, so it’s natural to want to spread the news when you find one that you particularly enjoy. Android makes it easy to share apps with other Android users.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Delete Version History in Google Docs
    by Ben Stockton on February 26, 2021 at 10:24 am

    When you make a change to a Google Docs document, a copy of the previous version is saved. This allows you to roll back changes, but if you prefer, you can hide or delete the version history. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Top Five Cloud Security Threats
    by Dave McKay on February 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Practically every business is running some kind of cloud network, meaning cloud security is vital. Here is our list of topics that you need to be in control of to stay safe.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • The Top Five Cloud Security Threats
    by Dave McKay on February 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Practically every business is running some kind of cloud network, meaning cloud security is vital. Here is our list of topics that you need to be in control of to stay safe.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Disable the Mac Keyboard’s Emoji Shortcut
    by Khamosh Pathak on February 26, 2021 at 9:30 am

    Apple’s MacBooks with Apple Silicon chips have picked up a new trick from the iPad keyboard. The Function key now acts as an Emoji picker. Here’s how to disable the Emoji shortcut on the Mac keyboard.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Hide the Tab Bar on Safari for iPad (or Show It)
    by Benj Edwards on February 26, 2021 at 9:00 am

    By default, Safari for iPad shows a toolbar full of browser tabs when you have more than one tab open at a time. If you’d rather simplify the look of your screen, there’s a way to hide your open tabs. Here’s how to hide the tab bar—or how to get it back.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • AirPods Max Review: Premium Price for a Premium Experience
    by Peter Cao on February 26, 2021 at 9:00 am

    As an “audiophile” the AirPods Max intrigued me. They’re priced a bit high for a set of consumer headphones, and as most audiophiles know, active noise cancelation (ANC) degrades sound quality in one way or another. With this review, I set out to find out if the AirPods Max sound notably better than other popular ANC headphones on the market, most of which are much lower in price.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Stop Annoying Website Notification Pop-Ups in Edge
    by Khamosh Pathak on February 26, 2021 at 8:30 am

    Microsoft Edge is a great web browser when it comes to speed and features. But website notification pop-ups can spoil your browsing experience and clutter your notifications. Here’s how to stop annoying website notification pop-ups in Microsoft Edge.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Why Your Smart TV Needs a Streaming Stick
    by Andrew Heinzman on February 26, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Smart TVs were supposed to save us from streaming sticks and set-top boxes. But because of slow hardware and unpredictable update schedules, the all-in-one smart TV solution is often more frustrating than it is useful. Here’s why your smart TV, which may have Roku or Amazon Fire TV software built-in, still needs a streaming stick.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Persist Your Redux Store
    by James Walker on February 26, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Redux simplifies state management in complex applications. As the Redux store contains your app’s entire state, persisting it lets you save and restore the user’s session.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Enable and Use Tab Groups in Google Chrome
    by Brady Gavin on February 26, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Are too many tabs cluttering up your Chrome browser? Google has a solution to help organize all the tabs you have open. The Tab Groups feature provides neat, color-coded labeling for all your tabs.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Disconnect Your Smart TV from the Internet to Stop Tracking
    by Chris Hoffman on February 26, 2021 at 6:40 am

    Your smart TV is probably tracking what you watch. “Automated content recognition” (ACR) technology detects what you’re watching, uploading snippets of content to a reference library so marketers can keep track of your viewing habits.Read This Article on How-To 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.

  • What is Paramount+, and Does It Replace CBS All Access?
    by Joe Fedewa on February 25, 2021 at 11:45 am

    It’s hard to keep up with all the streaming services available today. Paramount+ is one name that might not be as well-known as other brands. What does Paramount+ have to offer, is it worth another subscription, and does it replace CBS All Access?Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 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.