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Don’t know how to properly use your gadget or an app’s latest-and-greatest feature? We’ll show you how to do just about everything in the world of tech.

iPadOS 18 update on iPad Pro.

How to download iPadOS 18 on your iPad

The upcoming iPadOS 18 aims to reinvent the tablet experience on Apple's slate with a heap of AI features. Here's how you can experience it on your iPad now.
Changing the resolution in Photoshop on a MacBook.

How to increase the resolution of an image in Photoshop

The Glorious Model O 2 Pro mouse sitting on a desk.

How to clean a mouse pad — the right way

The Settings app on an iPhone showing the iOS 18 public beta.

How to download iOS 18 on your iPhone

The Echo Spot showing the time.

How to customize the Echo Spot display

Apple AirPods Pro 2 inside their charging case, near iPhone 14.

Why is my AirPods case flashing orange and how to fix it

Edit a picture in Photoshop on a MacBook.

How to edit images in Photoshop

The lyrics to Smells Like Teen Spirit on the Spotify app on an iPhone.

How to see song lyrics on Spotify

The Satechi M1 Wireless Mouse on a desk next to a MacBook.

How to connect a wireless mouse to a laptop

Some CS 2 footatge in Steam.

How to record gameplay on Steam using Game Recording


How to change PS5 controller brightness

A squad stands together in Call of Duty: Black Ops 6.

How to join the Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 beta

A stereo pair of HomePods, a TV, and an Apple TV 4K.

How to connect a stereo pair of Apple HomePods to your Apple TV

Apple's latest HomePod sounds great. But as a stereo pair with an Apple TV 4K, the spatial audio sound can rival the best soundbars. Here's how to set it up.
Background removed from an image in Photoshop on a MacBook.

How to remove a background in Photoshop

Want to eliminate the background in an image? We’ll show you several ways to remove a background in Photoshop so you can use which works best for you.
Text box in Google Docs on a laptop.

How to insert a text box in Google Docs

Whether you want to make text stand out, add some structure, or create a unique visual, we’ll show you a few ways to insert a text box in Google Docs.
Spotify's EQ adjustment feature in its app.

How to fine-tune your Spotify equalizer settings for sweet sound

Want to add a little more bass to your favorite Spotify tracks? Here’s how to access and adjust Spotify’s custom EQ and audio presets.
Screenshot of the PlayStation 5's user interface.

How to redeem codes on PS5

Digital codes are an easy way to get funds or games on you PlayStation 5, but you have to figure out where you can redeem them first. Here's a quick explainer.
A woman holding a remote while looking at an Amazon Fire TV with the Xbox app on it. It's on the Cloud Gaming menu with Fallout 76, Senua's Saga Hellblade 2 and more on it.

How to play Xbox Game Pass on Fire TV

Playing Xbox games no longer requires a console if you have a compatible Fire TV or Fire TV stick. Here's how to do it.
Custom art in a Steam library.

How to redeem codes on Steam

Steam is the ultimate PC marketplace for gamers, but there are still times when you will need to redeem a code. If you've never done it before, here's how.
A person using a laptop that displays various Microsoft Office apps.

How to get Microsoft Office for free

Microsoft Office can be expensive, but it doesn't have to be. Here's how to get Microsoft Office for free, using trials and student discounts.
The Skylight Cal Max installed on a wall.

How to add a family member to your Skylight Cal Max

Here's how to add a family member to your Skylight Cal Max, allowing them to upload their schedule to the digital calendar and edit existing events.
The Discord shop.

How to use Discord on PS5

A new update has made it easier than ever to chat with friends on the PS5 using Discord. Here is how the new process works and how to set it up in a flash.
PowerPoint Slide Sorter view on a Windows laptop.

How to embed a video in PowerPoint

Did you know you can add videos to your PowerPoint presentations? It’s not too difficult either, and we created this guide to help with the process.
A list of indie games on Xbox appears in a grid.

How to redeem codes on Xbox Series X

Game codes and gift cards and fantastic ways to get and receive gifts on your Xbox Series X/S. Knowing how to actually redeem those codes is a little harder.
Photoshop main screen on a MacBook.

How to cancel your Photoshop subscription

Ready to try something other than Adobe Photoshop? We’ll explain how to cancel your Photoshop subscription and whether you’ll receive a refund or not.
A photo displayed on the Cal Max

How to send photos to the Skylight Cal Max

Here's how to send photos to your Skylight Cal Max using either the companion mobile app or directly through email.
Spotify app library screen.

How to make a collaborative playlist in Spotify

Did you know that Spotify allows you to create, share, and edit Collaborative Playlists with friends? We're here to walk you through it.
Windows 11 logo on a laptop.

How to recover lost or deleted files on Windows

If you delete a file in Windows and desperately need it back, you're in luck! There are a few ways to recover lost files. Here's how to do it.
A Descendant in a robot suit fires a gun in The First Descendant.

How to enhance unique abilities in The First Descendant

Don't just throw out all your junk weapons in The First Descendant. You can use them to enhance your favorite weapon's unique ability, and we'll tell you how.
Controlling the Ring Pan-Tilt with the app.

How to control the Ring Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam

Here's how to control the Ring Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam, including tips on rotating the camera with the mobile app and setting up a Home position.
Google Maps on the Asus Zenfone 11 Ultra.

How to fake the GPS location on your iPhone or Android phone

Want to pretend you're somewhere you're not? Check out our handy guide on faking out your iPhone or Android phone's GPS location.
Person holding an iPhone showing current storage.

How to free up space on your iPhone (6 easy ways)

It’s alarming how quickly your iPhone can fill up, no matter how large its storage capacity. Apps and videos can be storage hogs. Here's how to free up space.
Android Duo

How to make a song your ringtone on an Android phone

Want to add some personal flair to your incoming calls? Here's how to set any song as a ringtone on your Android smartphone.
The latest homepage.

How to delete your account

If your time using has come to an end, follow these simple directions to delete your account permanently.