Best laptops for students in 2022

Best laptops for students in 2022

Best laptops for students Shopping for a laptop can be stressful — doubly stressful if you or your children will be learning online for the first time. Kids of different ages have a range of different laptop use cases and different needs. And as the choices for the best laptop and best Chromebook evolve, so […]

How to uninstall apps from a Chromebook

How to uninstall apps from a Chromebook

Sometimes you download an Android app to your Chromebook and learn that it simply doesn’t work. Other times your storage is full and you need to clear it up. Or maybe one of your favorite apps just got a PWA equivalent and you want that Android version out of your life. Regardless of the situation, […]

How to connect Philips Hue lights with Apple HomeKit and Siri

How to connect Philips Hue lights with Apple HomeKit and Siri

Controlling smart lighting with your voice is one of the most useful features of a smart home. Saying, “Hey Siri, turn off the Philips Hue lights” from the comfort of your bed or the couch without having to get up or pull out your phone is really a great experience. And, if you have some […]

Apple Watch Series 8, Ultra, and SE: price, release date, and preorder

Apple Watch Series 8, Ultra, and SE: price, release date, and preorder

Like clockwork, the new Apple Watch Series 8 have been announced, but this time there’s more than just one. During its recent “Far Out” event, Apple finally dished out the details on the new iPhone 14 lineup, along with the Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch Ultra, and a new Apple Watch SE. Apple has […]

Apple AirPods Pro (second-gen): price, release date, and how to preorder

Apple AirPods Pro (second-gen): price, release date, and how to preorder

Apple AirPods Pro “Far Out” event on Wednesday introduced several devices to Apple’s existing product lineup, including the iPhone 14, a ruggedized Apple Watch, and an updated version of the AirPods Pro. The second-gen AirPods Pro is set to launch on September 23rd for $249.99 and will be available to preorder starting on Friday, September […]

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

PugetBench for Photoshop 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 […]

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 other speakers […]