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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.

Android App running on a Windows 11 PC

How to install Android apps on Windows 11

Windows 11 supports Android apps through the Amazon Appstore, but getting everything set up is tricky. Here's how to install Android apps on Windows 11.
Single AirPods Pro in case.

How to use noise cancellation in just one AirPods Pro

A person opening the Yale Assure Lock 2 with their Apple Watch.

How to fix a Yale Assure Lock 2 that won’t connect to Apple Home

how to setup dual monitors in windows 10 dualmonitors

How to set up dual monitors in Windows

A close-up of the gold MacBook Air M1's keyboard.

Can you use Control-Alt-Delete on a Mac? Here’s the answer

Apple AirPods Pro 2 charging case with lid partially open.

How to find your lost AirPods case with Apple’s Find My feature

The Character AI home page.

How to delete characters in Character.AI

A pair of Apple AirPods Pro in an open case with a swimming pool in the background.

How to turn on noise canceling on your AirPods

The chatGPT chat screen with an uploaded image, on an Acer, on a bench, on a deck.

How to upload images to ChatGPT

iPadOS 18 update on iPad Pro.

How to download iPadOS 18 on your iPad right now

The blue screen of death in Windows.

How to fix a system service exception error in Windows

Sonos Ace inside travel case.

How to pair Sonos Ace headphones to a Bluetooth device

Putting the Samsung Galaxy A35 on charge.

Is your Android phone not charging? Here’s how to fix it

Your Android phone is the center of your life, so it not charging is a real problem. Here are some ways to fix your Android phone if it's not charging.
Elden Ring gameplay

How to start the Shadow of the Erdtree DLC in Elden Ring

There are two base game bosses you need to defeat in Elden Ring before Shadow of the Erdtree DLC is available. Here's what you should do before it launches.
watchOS 10 presented at WWDC 2023.

How to download watchOS 11 on your Apple Watch right now

The latest update for the Apple Watch is now ready for early adopters to take for a spin. Here's how to download watchOS 11 right now.
The Character AI home page.

How to delete chats in Character.AI

Here's the simple way to permanently delete your chats from Character.AI conversations.
A squad stands together in Call of Duty: Black Ops 6.

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

It's almost time to squad up and get ready for some Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 matches. If you want a leg up on the competition, here's how to enter the beta.
Two characters face off in Concord.

How to join the Concord beta

A new live-service game like Concord might feel risky to buy without testing it out. Thankfully, there's a beta you and some friends can join.
Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power on Amazon Prime Video.

Common Amazon Prime Video problems and how to fix them

We all experiences issues with streaming platforms now and then, and Amazon Prime Video is no exception. Here are some of the most common issues and fixes.
The Settings app on an iPhone showing the iOS 18 developer beta.

How to download iOS 18 on your iPhone right now

The first developer beta of Apple's iOS 18 update has arrived. Here's how to get it on your iPhone now.
AirPods 3 and AirPods Pro charging cases.

How to connect two pairs of AirPods to one phone for shared audio

AirPods users can easily share audio with their friends on one single iOS device in just a few steps. Here's how to connect two sets of AirPods to one phone.
Person using Windows 11 laptop on their lap by the window.

How to set an ‘Out of Office’ message in Microsoft Teams

Here's how to let your colleagues know you're not available on Microsoft Teams.
A guy holding an iPhone with Snapchat on in dark mode.

How to turn on dark mode on Snapchat

It's possible to turn on dark mode on Snapchat whether you have an iPhone or Android device. Better still, the steps to activate it are the same.
ChatGPT results on an iPhone.

How to delete your entire chat history in ChatGPT

Want to start fresh with ChatGPT? Here's how to delete your entire chat history quickly and easily.
A person holding the Apple iPhone 15 Plus, showing the camera.

How to get a free phone number for calling and texting

Looking for an easy way to get a second phone number? Our handy guide will get you up and running with an alternative number for calls and texting in no time.
404 page not found error on Digital Trends.

404 page not found error: What it is and how to fix it

The 404 page not found error is a common error. Discover the possible causes and fixes for the HTTP response status code.
The Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra's screen, resting against a post.

Need to check your Android phone’s model number? Here’s how to find it

Wondering how to check the model of your Android phone? You've come to the right place; we'll show you how it's done.
ChatGPT giving a response about its knowledge cutoff.

How to change your password in ChatGPT

You can't be too safe on today's internet. Here's how to change your ChatGPT password to keep your AI conversations secure.
How to sideload an APK

How to install an Android app from outside the Play Store

Does the Google Play Store not offer the app you want? We explain how to install apps/APK files from outside the Play Store.
person holding an iphne 15 pro max.

Have an iPhone that won’t turn off? Here’s how to fix it

Do you have an iPhone that won't turn off? There are ways you can fix this. Depending on the issue, the fix should only take a few minutes.
An iPhone with the Home section of the Spotify app on it.

How to access your Spotify listening history

You're a devourer of music on Spotify, so much so that you can't remember it all. Here's how to check your Spotify listening history to keep it all straight.
The app drawer on a Moto G Stylus 5G (2024).

How to lock apps on Android (and why you should)

When you lock an app on Android, you immediately restrict access on your phone. Here are the steps to follow to lock an app via App Pinning.
The Rachio Smart Hose Timer installed on an outdoor spigot.

How to create a schedule with the Rachio Smart Hose Timer

Rachio now lets users activate mutliple Smart Hose Timers on a single schedule. Here's how to create a schedule with one or more valves.
The home screen on the Apple iPhone 15 Plus.

Not getting text notifications on your iPhone? Here’s how to fix it

Are you no longer getting text notifications on your iPhone? There could be a number of different reasons for this. Let's get your notifications back online.