How To Guides

Part of our mission here at DT is to help you navigate an increasingly digital world, so ever since our inception we’ve been writing tutorials, how-to’s, and guides for just about everything imaginable. It’s been over a decade since we launched, and in that time we’ve amassed a huge repository of helpful articles – everything from how to speed up your PC, to tips and tricks for making a great craigslist ad. Whatever you need to know, we’ve got the 411. 

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Wearables

The only guide you need to get started with Android Wear

If you're about to strap a new Android Wear smartwatch to your wrist, but need some guidance on how to set it all up, and find the best features for using it, you'll want to take a look at our guide. Here, we cover everything from pairing…
Mobile

How to factory reset an iPhone (any generation)

Learn how to factory reset your iPhone with or without using iTunes, no matter what generation it is.
Wearables

At Best Buy the Apple Watch now starts at $250, but be quick if you want one

The Apple Watch is Apple's latest and greatest offering, and perhaps the most controversial piece of mobile hardware yet. Here's everything you need to know about the Apple Watch how and where to buy one.
Computing

How to take a screenshot on a Mac

Here's a quick explanation of how to take a screenshot on a Mac using both keyboard shortcuts and the bundled Preview application. Once you know how, you'll be able to snap shots of all sizes within seconds.
Mobile

How to find your lost Android, iPhone, or other smartphone

Need to know how to find a lost cell phone? We’ll help you locate your lost or stolen cell phone and get your life back on track.
Home Theater

Got a Vizio smart TV? Here's how to stop it from spying on you

Vizio smart TVs took some recent heat for a vulnerability that was not only sharing viewing habits with third-party venders, but also opening up the system to a hack. The hole has been patched, but if you want to stop your TV from sharing…
Social Media

No thanks, Facebook: Here’s how to permanently delete your account

Follow these steps to delete your Facebook account permanently.
Mobile

How to automatically back up your apps in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Android Marshmallow now supports auto backups for app data, which means that things will be a lot easier when buying a new phone. Unfortunately, not all apps are compatible yet. Here's how to find out which ones are and how the feature…