How-To

How to Download Your Personal Data From Google

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Google takeout is a feature of your Google account that lets you download your data. You can export your photos, emails, calendar data, contacts, files, and lots of other data. Another way to save your information from Google is to selectively open the service that you want to download data from, such as Gmail or […]

How to Keep Your PC Software Updated Automatically

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It’s important to update your computer software. New updates can bring bigger and better features and usability, but more importantly, they also provide bug fixes, performance improvements, and other security-related patches. The bottom line is that you should always keep your software updated. But how do you it? Well, unfortunately, Windows doesn’t provide much in […]

How to Make Chrome Less Resource Intensive

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There’s no denying that Chrome can be a bit of a resource hog at times, so we’ve created this guide to help you make Chrome less resource intensive. These tips will help you to reduce the strain Chrome takes on your CPU and minimize the memory the browser uses. Hopefully following these tips will help […]

Set an Expiration Date on Shared Google Drive Files

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Google Drive has emerged as one of the best and most popular ways of sharing files between clients, coworkers, and friends without requiring them to make a direct download. A decade ago, you’d be sending these files as an email attachment or link from a site like Megaupload or MediaFire. Let’s all rejoice that those […]

Microphone Tips: How to Reduce Background Noise and Get Better Sound

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Let’s talk about how you can reduce background noise and get better sound with your microphone. Whether you’re in a call or recording your voice, these tips will be useful. There are a number of different areas we will cover, so make sure to read through each section carefully. Once you’ve finished reading, you’ll know […]

Prevent Popup Notifications from Appearing on Your Windows Desktop

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Windows 10 notifications are important, but some people do find them annoying. Fortunately, getting rid of these pop-ups are as easy as editing a few settings. This article will show you how you can fine-tune the types of notifications you see for a more pleasant Windows experience. Turning Off All Notifications To turn off the […]

How To Securely Transfer a File To Someone Using The Onion Protocol

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There are LOTS of file transfer possibilities these days, ranging from the lowly and limited email address to bigger and better solutions such as WeTransfer, Firefox Send, and various cloud storage platforms. But the drawback for using any of these methods is that you have to rely on someone else’s server to pass the file […]

5 Easy Ways to Transfer Files Between Computers on the Same Network

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You may think something as simple as transferring files between computers on your home network would be easy. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. On corporate networks, the company’s IT department will often create a network share drive where anyone with a computer connected to the network can place and exchange files over the network. On […]

How to Overclock your Ryzen 5 1500x CPU (Gigabyte Motherboard)

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When I was young, my father would tell me, “If you’re going to do something, you better know all the facts”. Overclocking your CPU is no different. From cooling solution to power supply, each component of your computer needs to be taken into account when overclocking. It’s very important to know what kind of heatsink […]

How to Update NVIDIA Drivers for Best Performance

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NVIDIA graphics cards are powerful right out of the box, but by updating the drivers, not only will your computer and games perform better, you will also ensure that your PC stays compatible with your other peripherals. Here’s everything you need to know about updating NVIDIA drivers. Know Your Graphics Card Model Before you begin, […]