Gmail’s advanced search operators help you find messages more quickly, even if you have a pile of them to sift through. Here's how.
Your USB drive isn't slow because you have too much stuff on it. It's slow because it uses a slow storage format like FAT32 or exFAT. You can re-format it to NTFS to get faster write times, but there is a catch.
Cortana wants to be helpful, but that means she can be nosey about what you're doing online. Turn off these settings to get her off your case.
Windows 10 gives you 31 days to go back to your prior Windows version. Whether you've changed your mind or you were forced into the upgrade, here's how to get your old life back.
Take a break from Live Tiles! Launch programs or create shortcuts from this simple, minimalist view.
Pressing the Alt key and a number code gives you access to hundreds of special characters from currency to copyright symbols, to linguistic characters and tiny graphics like snowmen and smiley faces. Here's how they work.
You have two new ways to uninstall programs in Windows 10. We’ll show you how it works.
Dealing with a data cap? Tired of getting dinged for busting through it? Learn how to identify the hogs on your network and how to make sure your ISP is delivering everything you’re paying for.
Google Slides doesn't officially support audio tracks, but we have a couple of workarounds.
Don't let buzz, hum, or hiss ruin your AV experience. We'll show you how to solve common electrical faults and ditch the noise.
You may think there's free space in these hidden drive partitions, but think twice before messing with anything in these locations. We use a third-party disk utility to find out what's really in them.
USB-C promises up to 10Gbps data transfer, but the first generation of USB-C devices aren’t as fast as they could be. Here's what to look out for.
Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.
Microsoft's Windows 10 November update included a great feature to send media from one device to another.
Don't be befuddled by the alphabet soup of acronyms, spec charts, and feature lists you'll encounter when shopping for a new TV. This guide series explains it all in plain language.
A simple formula will tell you just how far back you should sit from your big-screen TV to get the absolute best viewing experience.
Controlling your new Chromecast also goes beyond the Chromecast app itself. There are dozens of Android and iOS apps that'll work hand-in-hand with Chromecast. All you need to know is which button to tap. Learn how to find videos with your voice, "cast" your screen to your TV, share your Chromecast with guests, and more.
How to customize recommendations on the Nvidia Shield Android TV.
It’s becoming harder to find, but we’ll show you where you can get music for free without raising the hackles of the RIAA’s legal beagles.
Whether you’re a cord cutter or a pay-TV addict, we’ll show you all the ways you can watch this season’s bone-crunching action on screens of any size.
The new Apple TV lacks the digital/analog audio output port of the previous models. But you have options!
Regretting the loss of DVD playback on your fancy new Windows 10 upgrade? Here's how to get that capability back for free.