How-To
Computing

How to care for your laptop’s battery

Who doesn't have a love - hate relationship with their laptop battery? It chains us to that little battery life gauge and the dreaded decay of performance. But with the right practices, you can move the relationship more firmly towards…
Social Media

When unfriending isn’t enough, here’s how to block someone on Facebook

Need a break from an abusive Facebook friend or someone you simply can't stand? This guide will show you how to block them entirely, or keep them from constantly filling your News Feed with unwanted posts.
Mobile

How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android 1:55

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.
Computing

How to convert a PDF to a JPG for easy viewing on any device

Converting file formats can be an absolute pain, but it doesn't have to be. We've put together a few options for converting PDFs to JPGs – no matter what the OS you're using.
Mobile

How to get ebooks on your Kindle, Nook, or Kobo ebook reader

It's not always easy to put ebooks on your ebook reader, but we've put together an easy-to-read guide on how to add ebooks to the most popular e-readers, including the B&N, Amazon, and Kobo.
Computing

Want to erase everything on your Mac? Here’s how to nuke it

Feel like you need a clean slate? You can restore the factory settings on your Mac. This means erasing all your data, everything you've done on the computer, and reverting it back to like-new status.
Social Media

How to turn off the ‘Seen’ function in Facebook Messenger, iMessage, and more

Sometimes, you'd rather not let someone know that you've seen their message. So how do you prevent those pesky "seen" notifications? Our guide will show you how to disable read receipts in iMessage, Facebook Messenger, and elsewhere.
Photography

Keep your camera gear organized with these 3 do-it-yourself projects

No matter how much gear you have or how little space you have to store it, there are plenty of ways to get the job done. Today, we've gathered three different DIY hacks to help keep your camera gear looking good in storage.
Computing

Two foolproof ways to remove the background from a photo

Check out this guide to learn how to remove the background from an image - regardless of whether or not you have a copy of Photoshop or not.
Photography

How to use the Lightroom graduated filter to fix a boring sky

Dramatic skies don't always make for dramatic photos. Thankfully, Lightroom's graduated filter tool can help fix a boring looking sky even in scenarios where you can't use an actual filter. Here's how to get the most from the tool.
Social Media

Instagram videos too one dimensional? Add some soul with these five apps that combine video and audio

Have you ever taken a beautiful video, only to have it ruined by some jerk in the background yelling curse words? Here's a list of apps you can use to add your own audio to Instagram posts.