By default, your Xbox One will automatically dim the screen after a set amount of time. This saves on energy and can help prevent issues like image retention in certain types of TVs. Instead of waiting for the screen to automatically dim, however, there’s a way to manually trigger it at any time. Here’s how it works.
Twitter’s default interface is a clean modern look with lots of white backgrounds. This is fine in most cases, but many users don’t know that Twitter also offers a Night Mode design that replaces most of the white with shades of dark blue. Here’s how to use it.
Another great new feature of iOS 11 is the built-in ability to record your iPhone or iPad screen and save the output right to your camera roll. This can help you troubleshoot problems for other people or send someone step-by-step instructions, so come find out how you’ll use it!
If your Mac is having trouble staying connected to a Wi-Fi network or with getting good speeds, then you could try turning Wi-Fi off and back on. Or disconnecting from the network. Or having your Mac forget the network entirely before you configure the connection again. In today’s article, we’ll go over a bunch of ways to disentangle yourself from any network you’ve joined, whether you’re doing it for troubleshooting purposes or just because you don’t want to use a particular Wi-Fi hotspot anymore!
When using the Xbox One interface, Microsoft lets users browse for games in the Xbox Store by a number of categories, but there’s no clear way to browse by genre. Here’s how to use the Xbox Store search to roll your own genre-based categories.
The Photos app in macOS has a cool feature called Auto Enhance, which can automatically adjust white balance, brightness, and color saturation with a single click. Here’s how to apply Auto Enhance to multiple images at once.
With its newest version of iOS, Apple added a nifty new feature that lets you uninstall apps while leaving their data behind. You can allow your device to decide when and where this happens or control which apps are offloaded yourself. Check out how it works!
Microsoft really wants you to use Cortana, the built-in digital assistant in Windows 10. In fact, they want you to use Cortana so much that they pester you with notifications, even if you never touched Cortana in the first place. Here’s how to turn them off.
Remote Desktop is a Windows feature that allows you to connect from one PC (or a Mac or compatible mobile device) to another PC via your local network or the Internet. This gives you the option, for example, to access your work PC from home, remotely assist a family member with technical troubleshooting, or check on a file server from the other side of the house. We’ve previously discussed how to enable Remote Desktop in Windows 10, and while those…
Siri is surprisingly good at pronunciation, but sometimes she just can’t figure out how to pronounce a particular name correctly, and that’s when you need to step in and offer some guidance. Here’s how to fix Siri’s pronunciation in iOS.