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How to Back Up Your Digital Life (2022): Hard Drives, Cloud-Based Tools, and Tips

The hardest thing about this step is figuring out which hard drive to buy. If you want something small, see our guide to portable hard drives (which don’t require external…

How to Switch iPhones or iPads and Transfer Data (2022)

Losing all the stuff on your phone was no big deal before the smartphone age. These days, it’s practically a Netflix horror movie plot. Wondering how to switch iPhones or…

How to Set Up Your New iPhone (2022)

If you’re unfamiliar with the process, don’t worry, it’s very easy. During setup, you’ll be asked if you want to transfer your number from your old iPhone. Once you agree,…

How to Unsend and Edit Messages in iOS 16

whether you’ve sent a regrettable message or fallen victim to embarrassing auto-correct fails, texting can be difficult at times. But with iOS 16, you can now unsend and edit your…

How to Use DuckDuckGo’s Privacy-First Email Service

Having offered a privacy-focused search engine since 2008, DuckDuckGo is now turning its attention to email: Its new Email Protection service gives you an @duck.com email address, which you can…

How to See Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Posts Chronologically

Social media feeds are no longer set to chronological order as the default. Whether you’re doomscrolling through Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, the sequence of the posts is shuffled up by…

How to Choose a Router (2022): Tips, Technical Terms, and Advice

Everyone wants reliable and fast internet, and a good router can help. The trick is working out how the complicated mess of standards, confusing acronyms, and sci-fi-sounding features translate to…

Apple WatchOS 9 (2022): New Features, How to Download, Compatibility

If you have an iPhone, the Apple Watch is far and away the best fitness tracker. The only downside perhaps (besides the battery life) is that Apple’s health software has…

Apple iOS 16 and iPadOS 16: How to Download, New Features, Supported Devices

Visual Look Up is a different feature Apple introduced last year that offered up more information on the photo you were looking at, such as details about a landmark or…

Laptop Buying Guide (2022): How to Choose the Right PC (Step-by-Step Guide)

The letter at the end of the chip name (“U” in our example) is Intel’s designation for the chip’s purpose. For laptops, the letters you’ll see at the end are…

How to Hide the News Widgets in Windows 10 and 11

You’ll notice a few things in this screenshot. First, the application shows the current temperature as a tray icon—but you can see an icon representing current conditions instead. Second, you’ll…

How to Trade In or Sell Your iPhone (2022)

Whether you’re in the market for a new iPhone 13 or planning to go big with the iPhone 14 Pro, don’t just toss your aging phone in a drawer when…

How to Set Up Your Apple Watch (2022): Advice Plus Tips and Tricks

If you have an iPhone, you probably already have an Apple Watch. Apple’s distinctive wearable is the top-selling smartwatch in the world, despite the fact that you still need an…

How to Use the Emergency SOS Feature on Your Smartphone

No matter the make and model of your phone, it’s likely to have an emergency SOS feature built in—something you will hopefully never have to use but should make yourself…

How to Use YouTube Music’s Offline Mixtape

Although it’s not the coolest pick of music services, I use YouTube Music for everyday listening. As someone who watches an absurd amount of videos alongside their music, I appreciate…

How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon (2022): Tools and Advice

As the leading online retailer in the US, Amazon sells just about everything. (Like the logo says, from A to Z.) Whether you are shopping online for a cheap portable…

How to Use Snapchat’s Family Center With Your Kids

To all the parents who want to know more about who your kids are talking to on their smartphones, I have good news and bad news. The good news: A…

How to Use Signal Encrypted Messaging

Lastly, once you have your PIN set up, enable Registration Lock by going to Settings > Account and toggling on Registration Lock. With this feature enabled, attackers won’t be able…

How to Put a Vaccine Card on Your Phone

Oh good, you’re vaccinated against Covid-19. Now all you gotta do is prove it. Many businesses, employers, and venues issued mandates for vaccines against Covid-19, which means you’ll need proof…

The Top New Android 13 Features and How to Install It

Android 13 is the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system (internally code-named Tiramisu for all you dessert fans), and as per usual, it brings a range of new features…

How to Create a Secure Folder on Your Phone

Other options on Android are available, but the best one depends on what you want to protect. If you want to lock away sensitive photos and videos in Google Photos,…

How to Stay Cool Without Air-Conditioning and Prevent Heat Exhaustion (2022)

If you open two windows, the cooler outdoor air can enter more easily because the hot indoor air will be mostly exiting through the other window. You can also place…

How to Get the Old Gmail Design Back

Change is scary, especially when it hits a service you use every day. Google is switching up the design for Gmail to bring it more in line with changes across…

Slack and Zoom Hacks You Need: Soft Return, Leave Meeting, Schedule Send, Huddle

If you’re a desk worker, you’re two and a half years into WFH at least some of the time or most of the time. Your remote office setup is dialed…

How to Play Netflix Games

Do you subscribe to Netflix and own a smartphone? The streaming company offers a small selection of mobile games to all subscribers at no additional cost, but you essentially have…