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Tutorials and how to guides about using gadgets, hardware, and software.

How to create a phone wallpaper with Galaxy AI on a Samsung Galaxy S23

How to create a phone wallpaper with Galaxy AI on a Samsung Galaxy S23

When I went to the Samsung Galaxy S24 launch event, I loved the demos of the Galaxy AI features and wished I could use them on my Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphone. Fortunately, Samsung has recently released the One UI 6.1 update, based on Android 14, which expands access to mobile AI on phones that didn’t include these features out of the box: the Samsung Galaxy
How to setup Dynamic Lighting on Razer gaming accessories

How to setup Dynamic Lighting on Razer gaming accessories

Dynamic Lighting is a feature introduced in Windows 11’s 2023 Update (23H2), allowing us to control RGB lighting effects on compatible devices directly from the operating system’s settings. This feature makes it easier to customize lighting effects on a variety of devices, including gaming gear made by Razer. In this guide, I’ll show you how to enable Dynamic Lighting in Razer’s Synapse software and Windows
How to take a screenshot on an iPhone

How to take a screenshot on an iPhone

Figuring out how to take a screenshot on an iPhone 13, iPhone 14, or iPhone 15 is not an easy task if you’re switching from Android or even if you used an older iPhone before. Luckily, there are several options available for taking a screenshot on your iPhone when it comes to the latest models. This tutorial illustrates how to screenshot on an iPhone, so
8 ways to switch the user in Windows 10

8 ways to switch the user in Windows 10

People often share their computers and devices with others. Whether your little brother or sister or one of your grandparents wants to experience the world of technology, they could cause problems with your PC or your important data because they are unfamiliar with using Windows. That is why Windows 10 allows you to create separate accounts for every user, each with their own files, settings,
How to show the desktop on a Windows 11 computer

How to show the desktop on a Windows 11 computer

Are you tackling a long to-do list that translates into countless windows and apps open on your Windows 11 computer? Whether it’s to locate a file, place a shortcut, or simply take a breather, at some point, you may find yourself needing to access the desktop quickly. In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through five methods and shortcuts to show the desktop in Windows 11.
How to start Windows 11's Safe Mode with Command Prompt

How to start Windows 11's Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Being able to work in Safe Mode is essential when you have no other option for troubleshooting Windows 11 issues or boot failures. As Safe Mode loads only the most basic components required for the operating system to start, it can help you a lot in finding and resolving problems on your computer. Moreover, if you suspect some graphical user interface issues affect the loading
How to change the keyboard language on iPhone

How to change the keyboard language on iPhone

Sometimes, you need to know how to change the keyboard on an iPhone to one you’re comfortable with. Maybe you want a different iPhone keyboard layout, or you’re wondering how to add a language to the keyboard on iPhone to communicate with friends from abroad in their native tongue. No matter what you need, you’re in the right place. This guide illustrates how to add
How to open File Explorer in Windows (12 ways)

How to open File Explorer in Windows (12 ways)

File Explorer is one of the most used apps in Windows 10 and Windows 11. Whether you need to open, copy, delete, or move files, there is always one thing you have to do first: open the File Explorer. So, I thought it would be an excellent idea to write this roundup article, showing all the ways to open File Explorer in Windows 10 and
How to schedule a text message (SMS) on Android

How to schedule a text message (SMS) on Android

One of our readers contacted me and told me his girlfriend is traveling somewhere in Asia. Her birthday is coming soon, so he wants to schedule a romantic text message that should be sent when she wakes up. He wanted to know if this was possible. Fortunately, Android smartphones (including Samsung Galaxy ones) allow you to send a text message at a certain time using
How to create a Windows recovery USB drive

How to create a Windows recovery USB drive

When Windows crashes because of a faulty update or when it doesn’t boot correctly, you can try fixing it with a recovery USB drive. Creating a recovery drive involves plugging a USB memory stick into a working Windows computer and running the Recovery Media Creator wizard. Here’s how it all works and how to create a recovery USB drive that works on any PC with
How to find the Wi-Fi password on iPhone

How to find the Wi-Fi password on iPhone

Ever wonder how to find the Wi-Fi password on an iPhone? Maybe you’re trying to connect a new device to your network, or perhaps you want to share the Wi-Fi password on your iPhone with a friend or colleague. Luckily, iOS saves the passwords for all the networks it uses. While on previous versions of the operating system, it was harder to retrieve them, these
How to show the desktop on a Windows 10 computer

How to show the desktop on a Windows 10 computer

The desktop is the home base for many Windows 10 users, and there are several ways to access it. Even if you don’t store files and folders on it, you can switch to the desktop to quickly hide your screen’s contents. All your app windows are minimized when you do that, and the desktop is shown instead. In this tutorial, I’ll tell you six ways
How to turn off Facebook sounds on Android and iPhone

How to turn off Facebook sounds on Android and iPhone

Is Facebook making sounds on your smartphone that are driving you crazy? How do you turn off Facebook sounds on Android or iOS? It’s no secret that the Facebook app can be noisy, alerting you (and everyone else nearby) with every post or like. Recent updates from Meta even introduced bugs causing the Facebook app to chirp as you scroll. Annoying, right? Well, the good
How to turn off or change the SIM PIN on an iPhone

How to turn off or change the SIM PIN on an iPhone

The SIM PIN on your iPhone provides an extra layer of security, preventing unauthorized people from using your SIM card if the device is stolen or lost. Learning how to change the SIM PIN on an iPhone is useful if you have a new SIM card and need to modify its default PIN, or if you suspect someone may know the current SIM PIN you’re
Windows 10 Update Assistant: Upgrade Windows 10 to the latest version!

Windows 10 Update Assistant: Upgrade Windows 10 to the latest version!

After ending support for the 21H2 Home and Pro editions of Windows 10 back in January 2023, Microsoft has announced that support for Windows 10 21H2 Enterprise and Education will run out on June 10th, 2024. If, for any reason, you haven’t upgraded to the latest 22H2 version of Windows 10, which was released way back in October 2022, your only choice is to upgrade
How to use Nearby sharing in Windows 11 and Windows 10

How to use Nearby sharing in Windows 11 and Windows 10

Nearby sharing is a feature that allows you to share documents, photos, links, and more with other devices that are close by, over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Instead of cumbersome sharing methods like email attachments, cloud storage, or USB memory sticks, you can use Nearby sharing to quickly and easily send or receive content. Oh, and it works with both Windows 10 and Windows 11 computers
Windows 8.1 settings: How to open PC Settings

Windows 8.1 settings: How to open PC Settings

Windows 8.1 has reached its end of support on January 10th, 2023. However, this doesn’t mean all laptops and devices with this operating system are gone. Many people are still using them, and those that do often ask themselves: How do I get to my PC Settings? To help them out, we decided to update this 10-year-old guide, and provide people with the most comprehensive
How to share photos from an iPhone to an Android and vice versa

How to share photos from an iPhone to an Android and vice versa

A few years ago, sending photos from an iPhone to an Android or the other way around was not easy. However, the situation has improved significantly, though not because of Apple’s efforts. Because no, you can’t AirDrop from an iPhone to an Android, nor can you Nearby Share from an Android to an iPhone. However, thanks to alternative solutions offered by Microsoft, Google, and other