Google Chrome allows quick access to bookmarks on the bookmark bar. Only so many will fit on the bar though before you have to click the "more" arrow to access additional bookmarks. If you don't like having to click that arrow every time to see all of your bookmarks, you can fit more on the bar by simply removing the name of the site from the bookmark. Just use these steps. … [Read more...] about How to Fit More Bookmarks On the Google Chrome Bookmark Bar
If you were a child of the 80s, you most likely grew up playing cartridge based video game consoles like the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Everybody had an NES back in the late 80's, and like everybody else who owned one, they eventually experienced the same "flashing" problem with the console. … [Read more...] about Did Blowing NES Cartridges Really Fix the Flashing Problem?
Your friend shows you a video and not only is the resolution great, but the sound is also fantastic. You tell your friend to send you the video, and when you play it on your Android device, the sound is not what you expected. Everyone else's devices always seem to have better sound than yours. You might not be able to have the speaker volume you want since the sound quality … [Read more...] about 5 Apps to Boost Your Android Device’s Volume
If you frequently use certain programs in Microsoft Windows 10 and get tired of opening them after a shutdown or a reboot, you can create scheduled task that runs at boot up. … [Read more...] about Creating a Scheduled Task in Windows 10
If you've just purchased an eBook reader like the Nook, Amazon Kindle, or Kindle Fire, you may not be able to afford purchasing eBooks right after plunking down hundreds of dollars for the device. There are options though. Fortunately, there are free eBooks out there, but they are often hard to find. Here are a few great options for starting off your library without spending a … [Read more...] about Where Can I Download Free eBooks For My Nook or Kindle
Congratulations! You must have recently purchased an Amazon Kindle Fire TV. I recently received one as a gift and have been having an absolute blast with it. There are so many different things I can do that I could not before. Since my eyesight is so bad, I absolutely love to mirror my phone’s screen onto my 60” TV! We will discuss how to do that - and more - with your Fire TV … [Read more...] about How to Install, Uninstall and Update Apps on Amazon Fire TV
If you are using a touch-enabled laptop with Microsoft Windows 10 loaded on it, you have likely already used Tablet Mode. If you have not, you are missing out! Turning this function on allows you to utilize your laptop as a tablet - no keyboard, no touchpad and no mouse! This is an excellent setting when you have one of the laptops - such as a Chromebook or the new Inspiron … [Read more...] about How to Use Tablet Mode on a Windows 10 Laptop
During our lifetimes, technology has advanced at a pace we cannot even describe as rapid. That word just does not seem strong enough to describe the pace at which devices of all types have been upgraded and introduced to the market. In most cases, we are used to turning things off when we are finished using them: our televisions, radios, external speakers and even tablets or … [Read more...] about How to Restart or Turn off Amazon Fire TV
If you're a Windows admin using a Microsoft Windows 10 or 8 computer, you may want to install Active Directory Users and Computers as well as other Active Directory applications. These tools are not installed by default, but here's how to get them. … [Read more...] about Windows 10 & 8: Install Active Directory Users and Computers
If you utilize Cisco's WebEx conferencing software, you will receive an Advanced Recording Format file (.ARF) when you download your saved WebEx Advanced Recording data. This particular file extension is what you will receive when the recordings are downloaded. One of the coolest features of this offering from our friends at Cisco is that each separate file can contain up to 24 … [Read more...] about What is an ARF File and How Do I Open It?
As I have mentioned in a previous article, I own a Huawei SENSA LTE H715BL. This device has served me quite well for over a year and a half now, takes fairly good photos and allows me to keep my two favorite games going every day. I also, of course, use Facebook, Messenger, a photo editing app and my beloved Zedge for ringtones and wallpapers. There have been times, though, … [Read more...] about How to Enter Safe Mode on a Huawei Sensa LTE (H715BL)
I'm pretty sure there isn't a soul on the planet who hasn't at least heard of Alexa. The name has become almost the standard symbol for any type of voice-activated assistant. Just a few short years ago, that title was held by Siri, of course. These days, Amazon is completely dominating the market... especially with its Echo and Dot devices selling at the speed of light. When … [Read more...] about How to Disable the Microphone on Amazon Alexa Echo or Dot
Making changes to your Windows 10 registry editor and not being 100% of what you're doing can be disastrous. If you make the smallest mistake, you can cause damage such as making your computer freeze, having an unbootable computer, and random computer crashes. If you're tech-savvy, you can make all the changes you want and get the results you want. With the Registry Editor, … [Read more...] about How to Disable Access to the Registry Editor – Windows 10
While using Microsoft Windows, I had a window that had somehow fallen completely off of my screen. Right-clicking the window in the Taskbar and selecting Maximize brought it back, but there was no way I could get the window restored to where I could move it around my screen with my mouse. Luckily, there are a couple of ways to bring off-screen windows back to the desktop … [Read more...] about Windows: Bring Off-Screen Window Back Onto Screen
We have all read horror stories regarding kids running up huge bills on their parents' credit cards by going on shopping sprees using digital devices. This has happened across every platform at some point or another: Apple, Microsoft, Google and even Amazon. Now that we have voice-activated assistants helping us to run our households, it can be even easier for these mistakes to … [Read more...] about How to Disable Voice Purchases on Amazon Alexa Devices