How-To
Mobile

How to kill Android apps and tasks running in the background

Are you having issues with your Android smartphone or tablet? Do you suspect there’s a rogue Android app running in the background? This guide will show you how to check and what you can do about it.
Gaming

How to win by playing as Hanzo in ‘Overwatch’

Hanzo has one of the biggest learning curves of any character in Overwatch, but with a few helpful tips, you’ll be picking off fools with your bow in no time. Check out our guide for a closer look at his skill set.
Mobile

How to download and install the June security OTA update on Nexus devices

The Android Marshmallow update is rolling out to Nexus devices, but waiting for it over-the-air can be a drag. That's why we put together this complete guide on how to download and install the update right now.
Gaming

E3 Schedule: How to watch all of the E3 2016 press conferences live

We've rounded up streaming windows for all the biggest broadcasts of E3 2016 so you can follow along the news as it happens, hassle-free.
Gaming

How to watch Nintendo’s E3 2016 livestream today, and what we expect

Nintendo's 2016 E3 showing is slimmer than in the past, but we still have plenty to look forward to. Check our guide for some tips on how to watch Nintendo's press event, and what to expect.
Gaming

How to stream Sony’s E3 press conference and what you might see

Sony's last E3 conference hit with the force of an meteor strike, but can the company keep the momentum going? Here is how to watch this year's press conference, and some games and announcements that are likely to make an…
Gaming

How to watch the 2016 Bethesda E3 conference

In 2015, Bethesda thrilled the gaming community when they demoed Fallout 4 and Doom. This year, the company is expected to do so again with the forthcoming Dishonored 2, as well as a few surprises. Here's how to watch the press conference…
Computing

Want a PC gamepad, but don't like the Xbox controller? Here's how to use a PS3 controller instead

Properly connecting a PlayStation 3 controller to a PC is no easy task, especially when you opt for third-party peripherals, but it's not impossible. Our guide will help you through the process, step by step.
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: How to turn your old laptop into an LED wall lamp

Broken laptops collecting dust in a closet are as common as anything, so why not turn that old piece of hardware into an LED wall lamp? Simply follow this step-by-step walkthrough and you'll have your own in a matter of hours.
Mobile

How to use family sharing on iOS

Family Sharing allows multiple iOS and Mac OS X users to share their iTunes purchases and content with one another. Here's how you use the feature on iOS, so you can download apps, books, music, and other content without having to pony up…
Gaming

How to watch Microsoft’s Xbox keynote at E3, and what to expect

E3 allows the world's top game developers and publishers to announce their upcoming plans for the months and years ahead. Check out our quick-hit guide for some tips on how to watch Microsoft's press conference and what to expect come…
Cars

Slippery when wet: Here’s what to do if your car hydroplanes

Driving in the rain can be extremely dangerous if you’re not prepared. We asked professional racing driver Andrew Comrie-Picard for tips about how to deal with hydroplaning and what type of tires you need.