How to change the side panels in Gmail’s new view

How to change the side panels in Gmail’s new view

When The Verge’s Richard Lawler reported that Google was rolling out its newly stylized version of side panels in Gmail for the web, I decided I wanted to take a look as well. Since my Gmail page hadn’t yet switched over, I clicked on the cog-like Settings icon in the upper-right corner of my page […]

How to change your Instagram username

How to change your Instagram username

Some social platforms limit the number of times you can change your username, while others don’t let you do it at all. Instagram username  is a username free-for-all; you can alter your Instagram username handle whenever you want, as many times as you want — within certain limits. There’s a difference between your username and […]

How to run PugetBench for Photoshop

How to run PugetBench for Photoshop

Puget Systems offers a number of different benchmarks to test out your PC using automated real-world tasks in the Adobe Creative Cloud. Some of them (such as the one for Premiere Pro) are somewhat complicated and can take a while to get up and running. But one of them — PugetBench for Photoshop — is […]

Quick fixes: grouping Sonos speakers without the app

Quick fixes: grouping Sonos speakers without the app

ISSUE You want to play music on multiple Sonos speakers in your home, but your phone — and the Sonos app you normally use to control everything — are out of reach. QUICK FIX Tap and hold the play / pause button on any idle Sonos speaker, and it will automatically be grouped with whatever […]

Chromebook 101: how to use Android apps in Chromebook

Chromebook 101: how to use Android apps on your Chromebook

One of the advantages that Chromebooks offer is the ability to run many of your favorite Android apps alongside Chrome OS windows. For the most part, any Chromebook that was launched on or after 2019 will run Android apps; if you’ve got an older system, Google has a long list of the Chromebooks that can […]

How to get the most from sony wh-1000xm5 headphones

sony wh 1000xm5

sony wh-1000xm5 are the company’s latest flagship noise-canceling headphones. And as our review can attest, they’re perhaps the most comfortable, best-sounding set in the 1000X series so far. As a result, you’re inevitably going to see them a lot — on flights, at the coffee shop, etc. — over the next several years. And should […]

How to create an NFT — and why you may not want to

How to create an NFT — and why you may not want to

Create an NFT have become a cultural phenomenon over the past year, constantly making headlines as celebrities dabble in the space and as shenanigans, scams, and legal fights ensue. While it’s hard to tell if they will retain or regain their popularity after a market slump or two, there are still plenty of reasons someone […]

WWDC 2022: how to watch Apple Developer Conference live

apple developer conference

Apple’s annual Worldwide apple developer conference (WWDC) has arrived. The free virtual conference is set to kick off on Monday, June 6th, with the developer keynote and end on Friday, June 10th. The conference will include the latest news related to Apple software, bringing new updates to iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Apple’s 2021 […]

Here’s where you can buy a Nintendo Switch

Here’s where you can buy a Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch was, like most consoles during the pandemic, once in short supply. Thankfully, retailers like Best Buy, Amazon, and Walmart now routinely stock the Nintendo Switch, Switch Lite, and upgraded Switch OLED model in multiple color configurations, giving those who have continually struck out ample opportunity to purchase Nintendo’s incredibly popular handheld console. […]