Search engines such as Google have long offered the ability to perform quick currency conversions, but with the Calculator app in Windows 10 users don’t need to make the extra trip to web. Here’s how to use the Calculator app as a quick currency converter in Windows 10.
If you visit the same few sites every day, then a convenient thing would be to have Safari open all of them when you launch the program. If you’ve got your most important bookmarks stored in a single folder, this is really simple to do, too! In today’s article, we’ll tell you how to set up a bookmarks folder in Safari and then how to launch all those links on startup.
If you’ve mapped a network drive or server to your Windows PC via its IP address, you may see a warning message when attempting to transfer files from the network location to your local drives: “these files might be harmful to your computer.” Here’s how to prevent this warning for networked devices you trust.
Microsoft’s Office 365 service provides an easy way to download and install the Office apps (like Word and Excel) on any machines you have, as long as you have the licenses available. But if you need to deactivate an installation of Office 365, there’s a quick method for doing so! We’ll tell you how.
Your Mac creates hidden .DS_Store files whenever it browses to a new directory. These files store handy metadata and layout information, but if you’re using a network drive shared with Windows users, these files may not be so hidden. Here’s how to stop your Mac from creating .DS_Store files on network drives.
Windows 10 notifications display a banner and play a sound when they pop up on your desktop. For some apps, particularly those that display frequent notifications, you may still want to see the notification but don’t want to hear the annoying sound over and over. Fortunately, you can configure your notifications on an app-by-app basis to disable the notification sound while keeping the banner. Here’s how.
When you use the search and address bar in Safari, it offers detailed results for certain search queries. These results, called Safari Suggestions, provide you with immediate access to information such as Wikipedia entries, stock prices, sports scores, and movie showtimes. But what if you’re primarily interested in traditional search results from your search engine of choice? In that case, here’s how to disable Safari Suggestions in macOS.
When you paste text into a Google Docs document, it will retain the font and formatting of its source. This is fine in some cases, but most users want their pasted text to match the existing formatting of their document. Here are two ways to get clean, unformatted text in your Google Docs documents, including one option that removes text formatting but leaves links intact.
The iPhone and iPad both offer an auto-brightness option in the iOS settings, which uses each device’s ambient light sensor to detect the light levels in the room and automatically adjust the display brightness accordingly. But sometimes iOS’s “guess” at what the iPhone’s brightness should be isn’t what you want. Here’s how to disable auto-brightness in iOS and take control of your device’s screen.
The Windows 10 April 2018 Update, also known as Build 1803, introduces a new way for users to see and manage their startup items. In addition to the traditional Startup tab in Task Manager, there’s now a new interface in the Settings app that makes evaluating and disabling startup apps a breeze. Here’s how it works.