How-To
Computing

Why buy a new Mac, when you can buy refurbished?

Because refurbished Apple products cannot be sold at their full retail price, they're typically sold at a discount. How much money you save depends on the product and what went wrong, but they're often a great deal.
Mobile

How to search or reverse search images using Google on your iPhone or Android phone

You can quickly use Google to search, and reverse search, images, but did you know it's almost as easy to do in Android and iOS? Here's how to do so, whether you want to use Chrome or a third-party app.
Social Media

How to use Facebook Live

Facebook Live makes it easier than ever to stream live video directly from your mobile device, whether it be an Android or iOS offering. Here, we show you how to get started with the feature and how to make the most of it.
Mobile

How to delete albums and songs from your iPhone and iPad

If you need to do some iPhone housekeeping and get rid of some old music, here is a step-by-step guide on how to delete music from your iOS device, so that you can make some room for all your new music.
Home Theater

How to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV 2:46

A rapidly growing arsenal of devices now exists to allow anything on your phone or tablet to be mirrored on your TV. For those looking to marry the second screen with the screen that started it all, we’ve put together this list…
Mobile

How to set up Google Voice on your iPhone or Android smartphone

Google Voice boasts some very handy features and we're going to show you how to set it up on your iPhone or Android smartphone. It allows you to call anyone through the internet, while maintaining your privacy.
Home

OK, Google: What can Home do? The speaker’s most useful skills

With the introduction of Google Actions, Google Home owners are about to have many more command options, skills, and apps available to them. Here are some of our favorites things you can do with the Home.
Gaming

Get the most out of your Xbox One with these tips

Here are a few tips and tricks to help get you used to navigating the dashboard and interface of Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console, as well as changes and differences of the Xbox One S.
Social Media

Save me: five ways to save photos from Instagram

Browsing photos in Instagram is one thing, but downloading them is another. These five apps will let you download Instagram photos onto either your smartphone or desktop machine.
Computing

Windows Update just not updating? Here’s how to give it a swift kick 2:52

Windows Update is a cornerstone of your system's integrity and security, one that can leave you vulnerable to bugs and security holes if it isn't working properly. Here, we show you how to troubleshoot and fix the feature.
Photography

Upgrade your photo game from amateur to pro with our 16 top photography tips

Exposure isn't the only aspect of photography worth considering. Here, we lay out 17 tips culled from tried-and-true professionals, whether you're looking to better your composition or get a better handle on lighting.
Gaming

Make some friends: Here's how to connect with other Switch users

The Nintendo Switch currently has four methods for connecting with friends, some of which are cumbersome. There are better solutions for building your friend list in the future, but for now, here's how to become pals on Switch.