• The Best Portable SSDs
    by Oliver Haslam on May 23, 2022 at 10:24 pm

    Falling prices have moved solid state drives from a premium upgrade you’d save for the boot drive on your main computer to something inexpensive enough that you can throw a portable SSD into your laptop bag and go. Here are our top picks.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Not All 5G Is Equal: mmWave, Low-Band, and Mid-Band Explained
    by Andrew Heinzman on May 23, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    You’ve probably heard that 5G uses the mmWave (millimeter wave) spectrum to reach its 10 Gbps speeds. But it also uses the low- and mid-band spectrums, just like 4G. Without all three spectrums, 5G wouldn’t be reliable.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Corsair’s First Gaming Laptop Has Mech Keyboard & Touch Bar
    by Corbin Davenport on May 23, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    Corsair is best known for its PC gaming accessories and hardware, like RAM and keyboards, but the company has also sold pre-built PCs in recent years. Corsair is now expanding into gaming laptops, and its first model has a mechanical keyboard and MacBook-like touch bar.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • PSA: Watch Out for This New Text Message Package Delivery Scam
    by Justin Duino on May 23, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    We’ve been trained to expect and look out for spam emails. But now, scammers are sending realistic-looking text messages (like the one above) posing as shipping and package delivery companies such as FedEx.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Corsair's First Gaming Laptop Made the MacBook's Worst Feature Better
    by Cory Gunther on May 23, 2022 at 7:04 pm

    Corsair, the popular PC accessory manufacturer, has finally announced its first gaming laptop, and it has a touch bar. This powerful new gaming machine has a lot to offer in a sleek package, plus it stole the Macbook’s worst feature and made it better.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Restore Missing Desktop Icons on Windows 11
    by Nick Lewis on May 23, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    Windows 11 automatically places a few important icons, like This PC and the Recycle Bin, on your desktop after a fresh install. However, they can be removed. Here’s how to get them back if you need them.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Get Rid of the Friend Activity Tab on Spotify
    by Mahesh Makvana on May 23, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    In Spotify’s desktop app, the Friend Activity tab displays what music your friends are listening to. If you care less about that, you can hide the panel and have more screen real estate in the app. We’ll show you how to do just that.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How Many Mesh Router Satellites Do You Need for Your Home?
    by Andrew Heinzman on May 23, 2022 at 5:49 pm

    Getting ready to upgrade your Wi-Fi setup? A mesh Wi-Fi system will eliminate dead spots across your home by extending coverage through several satellites or nodes. It’s an interesting idea, but every home is different, so it’s difficult to tell how many mesh Wi-Fi satellites you’ll actually need.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Your Old iPhone Will Lose WhatsApp Support
    by Cory Gunther on May 23, 2022 at 5:26 pm

    Later this year, WhatsApp will stop working on select iPhones, but only if they’re ancient. The company recently started notifying users that it’ll no longer support devices running software older than iOS 12.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Factory Reset a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Any Mac
    by Benj Edwards on May 23, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    With macOS 12 Monterey or later on certain Macs, you can easily erase and reset your computer using a built-in feature called “Erase Assistant” you can find in System Preferences. Here’s how to do it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Sony's New Visual Filters Make PS Plus Games Look Old
    by Suzanne Humphries on May 23, 2022 at 4:56 pm

    Recently, Sony released the official launch date of PlayStation Plus and shared the full list of which classic games the revamped service will offer. Now, the company has confirmed that many of these fantastic games will come with a variety of display options and filters.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Set Up Android’s Guest Mode
    by Joe Fedewa on May 23, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Phones are extremely personal devices that contain things you probably don’t want just anyone to see. Some Android devices have a “Guest” mode so you can hand off your phone and not have to worry about what they’ll find.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Save Up to 23% On Roborock’s New Q Series Robot Vacuums
    by Zach Laidlaw on May 23, 2022 at 3:58 pm

    While you’d expect allergens to run rampant outside your home during spring and summer, plenty of dust mites, pollen grains, pet dander, and other irritants also make it into your hallowed halls. Your home’s air filtration system gets a lot of these out of the air, but what about all the debris that gets left behind in your carpet? Roborock has the solution with its new Q series robot vacuums, which go on sale starting today.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • LG Phones Aren't Working on T-Mobile, but This Fix Might Help
    by Cory Gunther on May 23, 2022 at 3:48 pm

    If you woke up this morning and noticed your LG phone isn’t working on T-Mobile and Metro, or you’re constantly getting an ‘LG IMS’ has stopped error, you’re not alone. Both LG and T-Mobile are investigating the issue, and we have a fix that might help.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • AMD’s Ryzen 7000 Series Are the First 5nm Desktop CPUs Ever
    by Corbin Davenport on May 23, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    AMD has been on a roll with its desktop and laptop CPUs in recent years, even as Intel catches up with its 11th and 12th-gen Core processors. Today the company revealed the Ryzen 7000 series of chips, marking another massive leap forward.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Check Word Count in Google Docs
    by Sandy Writtenhouse on May 23, 2022 at 3:00 pm

    Whether an essay for school, article for a blog, or description for a product, your document’s word count might be essential. You can check the word count in Google Docs easily and in a few different ways, including a keyboard shortcut.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • You Can Nearly Build a Steam Deck Using iFixit's Replacement Parts
    by Andrew Heinzman on May 23, 2022 at 2:55 pm

    I’m ready to call the Steam Deck the most consumer-friendly console of all time. Not just because the Steam Deck is easy to modify, but because Valve is working with iFixit to sell authorized parts and publish in-depth repair guides. And man, I’m shocked by the wide selection of parts that iFixit will offer.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The Best Mobile Hotspots of 2022
    by Gaurav Shukla on May 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Mobile hotspots are nifty little gadgets that can keep you connected on the go. They share a cellular data connection over Wi-Fi with nearby devices. Check out our handpicked recommendations to find the best one for you.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • This Aluminum Foil Trick Can Make Your Grill Spotless
    by Shea Simmons on May 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    You probably deep cleaned your grill earlier this spring, but giving it a quick spruce up between cookouts is also a good idea—and you don’t even need a grill brush to do it.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Here's Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of May 23, 2022
    by Shea Simmons on May 23, 2022 at 1:30 pm

    There has been no shortage of quality content on Netflix this month. This week, though, one of the services’ biggest releases of 2022 is finally here.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Microsoft: Windows 11's product satisfaction and adoption is highest ever
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 23, 2022 at 1:03 pm

    Chief Product Officer at Microsoft, Panos Panay, held a keynote at Computex 2022, in which he revealed that Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system has the highest product satisfaction of all Windows operating Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft: Windows 11's product satisfaction and adoption is highest ever appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How Fast Should My Computer’s CPU Be?
    by Georgie Peru on May 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    Your processor should be fast enough to handle your usage, but determining how fast that is can be tricky. From browsing the internet to online gaming, your computer’s CPU speed can make a huge impact on how it performs.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Twinkly Flex Review: An LED Light Strip You Won't Want to Hide
    by Cory Gunther on May 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    These days your options are almost endless for RGB LED light strips. You can pick up a cheap set in various lengths for under $20. However, they’re typically meant to be hidden behind your TV, furniture, or under kitchen cabinets and out of sight.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Proton will increase the prices of premium plans for new subscribers of ProtonMail and VPN
    by Ashwin on May 23, 2022 at 12:15 pm

    Proton AG has announced that it is making some changes to its services. The company published an article about it a few days ago, but has since replaced it with a different Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Proton will increase the prices of premium plans for new subscribers of ProtonMail and VPN appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Dear Android Users, iMessage Is Better Than You Think
    by Joe Fedewa on May 23, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    As a long-time Android user, I have a confession to make. I like iMessage. I never understood why it was a big deal, but I almost immediately realized how wrong I was. You might be underestimating it too.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Origins of Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, Ctrl+X, and Ctrl+Z Explained
    by Benj Edwards on May 23, 2022 at 11:00 am

    We use them dozens of times a day: The Ctrl+Z, Ctrl+X, Ctrl+C, and Ctrl+V shortcuts that trigger Undo, Cut, Copy, and Paste. But where did they come from, and why does Windows use those particular keys for those functions? We’ll explain.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Brave joins Mozilla in declaring Google's First-Party Sets feature harmful to privacy
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 23, 2022 at 5:29 am

    First-Party Sets is a proposed feature by Google that is designed to give site owners an option to declare multiple owned sites as first-party. Companies may own multiple domain names, and with Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Brave joins Mozilla in declaring Google's First-Party Sets feature harmful to privacy appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Ubuntu 22.10 is dropping PulseAudio
    by Mike Turcotte-McCusker on May 23, 2022 at 4:28 am

    Ubuntu 22.10 is making a big change to the future of the Ubuntu Linux distribution line, by switching the audio server setup from PulseAudio to PipeWire. The news was confirmed officially by Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Ubuntu 22.10 is dropping PulseAudio appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Your iPhone Pro Has LiDAR: 7 Cool Things You Can Do With It
    by Tim Brookes on May 22, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Some high-end iPhone and iPad models have a LiDAR scanner integrated into the camera module on the back of the device. This effectively gives your device 3D scanning abilities with a few unique and interesting applications.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Apple's Mixed Reality Headset Inches Closer to Release
    by Cory Gunther on May 22, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    While rumors of Apple’s AR and VR “mixed reality” headset have been floating around for years, it sounds like things are starting to heat up. Last week, Apple reportedly showed its board of directors the next-gen headset, signaling a release could be near.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Add Google Drive to File Explorer
    by Mahesh Makvana on May 22, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    Adding Google Drive to File Explorer lets you access your cloud files without having to open a web browser. You can then manage your cloud files act as if they’re your local files. Here’s how to set that up on your Windows PC.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How You Can Get Banned on Twitch as a Streamer
    by Andy Nguyen on May 22, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    Streaming on Twitch is a great way to connect with your fans and build a following, but you must follow the rules of the platform. Failing to do so could result in a permanent loss of your streaming and Twitch privileges.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Steam Deck Just Got Quieter And Louder in All The Best Ways
    by Cory Gunther on May 22, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    Valve’s still busy upgrading and improving its handheld PC gaming console, the Steam Deck. The company just announced that the latest beta update would improve the audio and cooling systems. Two things many owners have asked for.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Should You Upgrade to an Ultrawide Monitor?
    by Andy Nguyen on May 22, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    If you’ve shopped for a computer monitor lately, you’ve probably seen retailers touting their ultrawide monitors. So is the immersive experience they offer worth the premium price, and can they boost your productivity? Let’s find out.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Install MetaMask in Your Web Browser
    by RJ Fulton on May 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    There are many different cryptocurrency wallets out there, but Metamask is an incredibly popular one. It’s simple and versatile. You can use it for NFTs, buying and selling tokens on decentralized exchanges (DEXs), or accessing a plethora of DeFi apps (dApps).Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Amazon's New Fire Tablets Run a Newer Outdated Android Version
    by Cory Gunther on May 22, 2022 at 4:34 pm

    Amazon is finally ready to release a new Fire 7 tablet, and along with it, the company is updating the version of Android its tablets use. The company recently confirmed the release of Fire OS 8 based on Android 11, and along with it are several new features.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What Does “iPhone Findable After Power Off” Mean?
    by Benj Edwards on May 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    If you’re shutting down your iPhone and you see the message “iPhone Findable After Power Off,” you might wonder what it means. Here’s an explanation—and how to disable it if you’d like.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Turn Your Android Phone into a Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot
    by Joe Fedewa on May 22, 2022 at 3:00 pm

    A smartphone with a constant internet connection is great, but what about your other devices? We’ll show you how to share your data with a laptop or tablet by turning your Android phone into a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Best Wireless Earbuds for iPhone and iPad of 2022
    by Tim Brookes on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Apple removed the iPhone’s headphone jack in September 2016 and followed up by announcing AirPods. But AirPods aren’t the only wireless earbud option for iPhones or iPads. Here are our top picks for some that pair perfectly with Apple devices.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Here's How to Properly Clean Your Dirty Earbuds
    by Suzanne Humphries on May 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    Answer honestly: when was the last time you legitimately cleaned your earbuds? If you can’t remember (or if you’re looking away from the screen in shame because you’ve never cleaned yours), don’t fret: here’s everything you need to clean your buds properly.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Set Up Shadowsocks With Outline
    by Fergus O'Sullivan on May 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    Shadowsocks is a powerful tool that can help you escape censorship, in particular the Great Firewall of China. As much as we like it, though, setting it up can be a bit tricky, which is why we’ve put together this guide on how to install Shadowsocks using an open-source program called Outline.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Too Many Subscriptions? Here’s How to Start Cutting Them
    by Tim Brookes on May 22, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Subscription services like Netflix, Game Pass, and Spotify let us consume as many movies, games, and music as we like for a flat fee per month. While this seems like a great deal on the surface, the costs can quickly add up.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • What Do “FR” and “FRFR” Mean?
    by Vann Vicente on May 22, 2022 at 11:00 am

    If someone tells you they’re “FR,” they want you to take them seriously. Here’s what FR and FRFR mean and how to use them in your posts and messages.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Microsoft Turing Image Super Resolution promises to do away with low-res images everywhere
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 22, 2022 at 6:06 am

    Did you ever have to look at or work with bad quality images? Maybe an image from an old camera that is low resolution, a badly taken photo of an eBay auction Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft Turing Image Super Resolution promises to do away with low-res images everywhere appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Phone for Internet Speed Tests
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on May 21, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Most of us use our phones for practically everything, so it just seems natural to grab your phone to run a speed test on your home internet connection. Here’s why you should avoid doing that—and what to do instead.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • LG's Latest 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector Brings the Brightness
    by Cory Gunther on May 21, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    LG just unveiled its latest flagship 4K CineBeam projector that takes its ultra short throw (UST) lineup to the next level. The LG CineBeam HU915QE packs impressive specs like 3,700 lumens, and you can put it as close as 2.2-inches from the wall and still get a 90-inch screen.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Display Owner Information on the Lock Screen on Your Android Phone
    by Joe Fedewa on May 21, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    If you lose your Android device, it’s not likely you’ll get it back. However, there are some kind souls who will want to return it. We’ll show you how to make sure they know how to reach you.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Change the Language on Google
    by Mahesh Makvana on May 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    Google makes its services available in many different languages in addition to English. If you’d like to use Gmail, Drive, and other services in your chosen language, simply set the new language as the default in your account. We’ll show you how to do that on your desktop and your mobile.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 'God of War Ragnarok' Is for Every Gamer Now
    by Suzanne Humphries on May 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    Video games can be tons of fun for gamers of all ages, but they aren’t always easy for everyone to play. That’s why Santa Monica Studios just added over 60 accessibility options to the PC version of God of War Ragnarok—to ensure gamers of all abilities can enjoy it.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Pwn2Own 2022: Windows 11, Ubuntu, Firefox, Safari, Tesla and more hacked
    by Martin Brinkmann on May 21, 2022 at 5:52 pm

    The hacking event Pwn2Own took place from May 18 to May 20 of 2022. This year, security researchers managed to hack Windows 11 and Ubuntu, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Teams, a Tesla and Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Pwn2Own 2022: Windows 11, Ubuntu, Firefox, Safari, Tesla and more hacked appeared first on gHacks Technology News.