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What Does a PC’s BIOS Do, and When Should I Use It?

Your computer’s BIOS is the first thing that loads when you start your computer. It initializes your hardware before...

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How to View CBR and CBZ Comic Books in Calibre

If you use Calibre, the veritable Swiss Army knife of ebook management, you might not realize it can...

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How to Configure a Proxy Server on a Chromebook

Chromebooks, Chromeboxes, and other Chrome OS devices allow you to set a proxy server through which you can...

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Geek Trivia: Which Of These Astronauts Performed The First Untethered Spacewalk?

Which Of These Astronauts Performed The First Untethered Spacewalk? James McDivitt Bruce McCandless II Alexey Leonov Edward H....

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How to Listen to Pandora in Kodi

Sometimes you just want to fire up Pandora on your stereo, without having to plug in your phone...

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How to Install and Use macOS Sierra on an External Drive

Ever wish you could take your Mac with you on an external drive? You can actually install macOS...

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What Are MD5, SHA-1, and SHA-256 Hashes, and How Do I Check Them?

You’ll sometimes see MD5, SHA-1, or SHA-256 hashes displayed alongside downloads during your internet travels, but not really...

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What Are the Eight White Squares Surrounding Resizable Objects Called?

It is the kind of question that if you ask ten different people, you will likely get ten...

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How to Create Activity Zones for Your Nest Cam’s Motion Alerts

If you only want a small section of your Nest Cam’s field of view to be subject to...

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Geek Trivia: Milton Bradley Started His Famous Board Game Company Because Of?

Milton Bradley Started His Famous Board Game Company Because Of? Extensive Gambling Debts Abe Lincoln Growing A Beard...

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How to Automatically Hide the Windows Taskbar

Every bit of monitor space is precious, particularly vertical space. But in Windows 10, the fairly large taskbar...

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How to Use macOS’ Built-In “Kill and Yank” as an Alternative Cut and Paste

Everyone knows about cutting and pasting by now. But did you know that your Mac sort of has...

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How to Set Up an Out of Office Reply in Apple Mail for Mac

If you’re going to be out of the office for a while, whether for a vacation or a...

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How to Restrict Background Data for Metered Wi-Fi Networks on Android

We’ve talked a lot about how to manage mobile data on Android, but what if your home internet...

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How to Block Someone from Calling, Messaging, and FaceTiming You on an iPhone or Mac

There are few things more annoying than unwanted calls and texts. Even seemingly decent companies sometimes turn to...

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How to Customize Your Icons in Windows

Personalizing your icons is a great way to make a PC uniquely yours. Let’s take a look at...

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How to Set Up Minecraft So Your Kids Can Play Online with Friends

Your kids love Minecraft, their friends love Minecraft, and they want to play it together when they can’t...

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How to Encrypt Your Windows System Drive With VeraCrypt

Some Windows 10 devices ship with “Device Encryption”, but other PCs require you to pay another $99 to get BitLocker...

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How Does Windows Decide Which of Two Files With Identical Time Stamps Is Newer?

What does it mean when you have two identical files with identical time stamps, yet Windows says that...

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How to Automatically Turn Your Nest Cam On and Off

If you have Nest Aware set up on your Nest Cam, it can record video around the clock....

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Geek Trivia: Muscle Soreness During Exercise Is Caused By The Buildup Of?

Muscle Soreness During Exercise Is Caused By The Buildup Of? Glycogen Citric Acid Lactic Acid CreatineThink you know...

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How to Stream Any Audio from Your PC to a Sonos Player

The Sonos media controller app on Windows is almost perfect, but it does have limitations. For example, it...

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All of Amazon’s Different Music Services, Explained

Amazon offers free music streaming with Prime, a paid music service for an additional monthly fee, direct MP3...

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How to Cast Your Smartphone’s VR Experience to Your TV

Thanks to smartphones, Virtual Reality has come a long way over the past year or two. But VR is...

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How to Turn Off Night Vision on the Nest Cam

Lots of burglars come out at night, which means night vision can be a great feature for your...

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Geek Trivia: All Windows Drivers Are Dated June 21, 2006 In Order To Avoid?

All Windows Drivers Are Dated June 21, 2006 In Order To Avoid? Y2K Errors Driver Conflicts 32-Bit Date...

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How to See How Much You’ve Spent on Amazon

Have you ever wondered how much you’ve spent at Amazon during your lifetime? Whether you’re feeling curious or...