Productivity

What does it mean to use technology productively? How do you use devices and computers with Windows, Android, or iOS? Which gadgets make your work easier? How to personalize the operating system and the gadgets that you are using?

How do I reset Windows 10 to its factory settings and wipe all data?

If you receive a computer with Windows 10 from someone else, and you want to start using it like it was new, making sure there are no leftovers, a Remove Everything type of reset is what you need You may also want to reset your Windows 10 PC and wipe out all data on it when you want...

Where are screenshots saved? Screenshot locations on Windows, Android, and iOS

Taking screenshots is a convenient way of saving and sharing information on your PC, your smartphone or your tablet If a picture speaks a thousand words, then a screenshot is a good way to get a friend or a co-worker to see what you are seeing But once you take the screenshot, where...

Google Chrome for Mac: How to get it!

Installing new software on your Mac can be a confusing process when it comes to programs unavailable in the App Store, like Google Chrome While the pre-installed Safari is perfectly adequate, some users prefer using Chrome as their web browser Not only does Chrome have the advantage...

Which version of Google Chrome do I have? 7 ways to find out!

Google Chrome reigns supreme as the dominant web browser You can use Google Chrome on your home computer, your work computer, or your mobile devices, and keeping it up to date is crucial for security and performance Let's find out how to check the Google Chrome version that you have...

Review ASUS Mini PC PB60G: A small, powerful, and stackable PC

We recently received in testing one of ASUS' latest mini-PCs, called PB60G Even if it is a small form factor PC, that does not stop it from being powerful It comes with 8th generation Intel processors, up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, 4K Ultra HD video output and many ports, including USB 31...

How to change the keyboard input language on your Mac

Do you use your Mac to type in more than one language Perhaps your keyboard layout does not match your chosen display language, or maybe you are just looking for another more comfortable input layout for your preferred language Either way, changing the keyboard input layout on your...

How to use Windows 10’s Timeline with Google Chrome

The Timeline is one of the most useful features added in recent versions of Windows 10 It offers an excellent way to continue your work from one device and onto another However, one of the main flaws of the Timeline was that, up until now, it was not able to work with Google Chrome...

3 ways to open files with unknown file extensions, in Windows

We all encountered files with uncommon extensions, from time to time Of course many of us know about docx files, pdf files, mp3 files or iso files However, have you heard about the eps file extension How about dng What do you do if you have to open such files In this article, we are...

How to reset the views in File Explorer or Windows Explorer

Some Windows users personalize the views in File Explorer or Windows Explorer to make the app more useful for the way they navigate files We can get carried away and make so many changes that we want to get rid of them and return the File Explorer to its original state Windows offers...

Change the display language on your Mac from English to another language

Like most operating systems, macOS supports multiple display languages you can choose from While you are prompted to choose a default system language on the initial system start, you can change this at any time and have the system display menus, app windows, and other system...

2 ways to convert PNG, SVG, JPG files to ICO files in Windows

If you are a fan of desktop customization, you might want to make your folders and files look unique, by setting different icons instead of the defaults found in Windows Although you can find a massive amount of free icons on the internet, you might prefer to create your icons by...

How to download offline maps in Windows 10

If you are planning a trip to some exotic location or just to another city in your country, you may need map guidance Almost everybody owns a smartphone nowadays, or at least some other GPS-enabled device that can help assure him/her that he/she is on the right track In some...

How to configure the default viewing templates in File Explorer

One of the changes often performed in Windows is to customize the way File Explorer displays files We show you how to make these changes once, and make sure they re-apply automatically for all the other folders that contain the same type of files This magic is done using the default...

Clear recent files in Windows 10, and stop showing frequent folders

Windows 10 shows you the frequently accessed folders and recent files in the Quick access view when you open File Explorer While this feature can be useful if you need quick access to your frequent resources, it might also be an annoyance if you are using a shared computer, and you...

How to make desktop icons smaller (or bigger) in Windows – 4 methods

If you are a Windows user, it is almost impossible not to use desktop icons They are one of the easiest ways to open apps and files, without having to dig into the file system However, that is true only if you can see your desktop icons clearly so that you can click on them By...