Home > How-To


Divide your hard drive into different sections by learning how to partition in Windows 8

Partitioning a hard drive could help you organize files, and keep certain things separate from others. Here's how to pull this task off in Windows 8.


AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Who has the best individual plan?

Can't figure out which cell provider you should go with? Navigating the depths of data plans and contracts can be confusing, so we've gone through all the offerings from Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T to help you pick which is best for you.


Clean your microwave in minutes with this simple, chemical-free technique

If you don't regularly clean your microwave, it's time. The process is easy and only requires things you have around the house, so there really is no excuse not to clean it out.


How to (mostly) fix the Apple iMessage bug on iPhone

Apple has finally provided a solution to the iMessage bug plaguing people who dump Apple phones for something different. Here are the steps to deregister your iMessages.


How to make ringtones for iPhone (any generation)

No one likes to pay for ringtones (or seemingly anything for that matter). So why not keep the money and check out our quick guide for creating free, custom ringtones using iTunes.


How to escape your phone contract without paying a dime

Early termination fees can be horribly expensive, but they can be hard to avoid if you want to get out of your contract before the minimum term is up. Here are some legitimate ways to avoid or reduce these fees.


Dominate Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare with our definitive multiplayer guide

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare may bring the biggest changes yet, which means you’ll need to hone your game if you expect not the get shredded online. Our multiplayer guide will give you all the skills you need to not just stay alive, but dominate.


How to live stream NBA games online

Too tired of paying for cable or stealing your neighbor's but need that weekly basketball fix? Look no further than this list of websites for free online streaming of everything NBA.


How to password protect a PDF

Do you need to secure a PDF from prying eyes? This guide provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to password protect it so that no one can mess with your precious docs.


Find your phone with these helpful tracking tips

Need to keep tabs on the location of a cell phone of any kind? Consult this guide for tips and tricks on how to do it.


How to send text messages and make phone calls with Mac OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite includes an awesome feature that lets you send text messages and make phone calls from your Mac through an iPhone connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Here's how to set it up start using it.


How to buy and sell electronics on eBay or Craigslist

Looking to turn your old electronics into cash? Your best chance of getting a decent price is on eBay and Craigslist. Here are some tips on how to prepare your device, write an ad, handle the sale, and make money.


Listen to cops, pilots and truckers by turning your phone into the ultimate radio

For less than $30, you can tune into local law enforcement, track aircraft, and more using your Android Device and a piece of equipment called RTL-SDR. Here's our guide on getting started.


Ice ice, baby: Get your NHL fix with this live stream watch guide

Check out our guide on how to watch the NHL online, so you don't miss another second of action. Learn more here.


Be shrewd or get screwed: How to haggle your way to a lower cable or Internet bill

Why pay more for your broadband or TV service than you really have to? Loyalty is not rewarded by service providers unless you’re prepared to ask. Here’s what to do if you want to reduce your bills or get better service.

Home Theater

How to access your iCloud Photo Stream from your Mac

Taking full advantage of your My Photo Stream syncing can be less intuitive than you might guess. Here are two quick and easy ways to instantly access your iCloud Photo Stream pictures from your Mac.


How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android

There's nothing worse than getting a new phone and realizing you don't have any of your old contacts listed. Luckily, it's an easy problem to solve. Here's how to transfer your contact list to your new device.


How to download and install the Windows 10 Technical Preview

The Windows 10 Technical Preview is now available for download. Here's how to get it.


How to block phone calls on your Android phone

Find out how to block unwanted calls on your Android smartphone as we run through some solutions to protect you from telemarketers and persistent exes. We also take a look at some handy call blocking Android apps.


Watch the real life version of Street Fighter with this UFC watch guide

Fabricio Werdum takes on Mark Hunt, the "Super Samoan," in Mexico City this weekend during the main event of UFC 180. Here's how you can follow the action.


How to best shoot panorama photos on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple's latest smartphones do more than just capture fantastic stills and shoot time-lapse videos with the implementation of iOS 8. Check out our guide on how to shoot panorama photos on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus for our step-by-step directions on how to do so.


2014 Ryder Cup live stream: How to watch online

The Ryder Cup is upon us once again. Here's how you can catch the tournament online.


How to create time-lapse video on your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple's iOS 8 provides more than a few camera enhancements and the ability to opt out of group text messages. Check out our guide on how to capture stunning time-lapse videos on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, so you can track the stars and more at 30 fps.


Don’t install that iPhone update! How to bring your iPhone back to life and reinstall iOS 8.0

Apple's first update for iOS 8 seems to have suspended cell service and Touch ID functions on many iPhones. Here's how to get rid of iOS 8.0.1 and reinstall iOS 8.0.


How to install widgets in iOS 8

Learn how to install Today Widgets, helpful app extensions that can be used directly from your notification tray.


Tired of following the crowd? 5 Awesome Chinese Phones, and how to import them

There are some tempting smartphones being produced around the world, but not all are available in our local stores. So how do you go about importing one? We take a look at the models to consider, and how to get started.


How to make the switch from a Windows Phone to an iPhone

Making the switch from a Windows Phone to an iPhone isn't always the easiest despite what Apple may leave you to believe. Fortunately, our guide lays out the intricacies, from transferring important contacts and photos to precious music and more.


How to take a screenshot on an iPhone or iPod Touch

Learn how to take an iPhone screenshot or iPod Touch screenshot with just a few simple steps. Screenshots from the iPhone and iPod Touch can be emailed, giving you the ability to capture anything on your device and quickly show it off to friends.


How to fix a broken keyboard

Repairing a keyboard can be a frustrating endeavor. That's why we put together this simple guide that will help you tackle problems in this area.