The iPhone enables certain government alerts — emergency alerts and AMBER alerts — by default. These alerts can be critically important, but they override the user’s silent or Do Not Disturb settings and therefore aren’t appropriate for all users or all situations. Here’s how to disable emergency and AMBER alerts if necessary.
Seeing unwanted messages on your Windows 10 lock screen? These may be what Microsoft calls “tips and fun facts,” and while they’re meant to help users better learn Windows 10 features, many users find them more annoying than helpful. Here’s how to turn off Windows 10 lock screen tips.
We’re big fans of Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, but it can be embarrassing to talk into an iPhone or Mac when you need a question answered. Today’s article goes over how you can type (instead of talking) to Siri!
If you frequently need to visit a particular page in the Windows 10 Settings app, here’s how to create a custom shortcut that will take you directly to that page instead of forcing you to navigate through the Settings menus each time.
Apple frequently advertises its Apple Music streaming service within its iOS Music app, which can quickly become annoying for users who don’t have any intention of signing up for the service. Here’s how to turn off Apple Music ads and features so that you can listen to your own music in peace.
The Task View Timeline feature in Windows 10 can be very helpful for helping you keep track of the apps, documents, and websites you’ve recently viewed, but it can also be a privacy issue. Here’s how to turn off Timeline in Windows 10 and return to the traditional task view interface.
The Apple Watch’s Control Center is a one-stop shop for handy tools, like Airplane Mode and Do Not Disturb. With watchOS 5, we can even rearrange its icons, so come find out how!
Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, can now help you find passwords you’ve stored in iCloud Keychain, so rather than drilling down into Settings on your iPhone or Safari’s preferences on your Mac, you can just ask Siri to pull up something for you. We’ll tell you how to do just that in this article!
iOS 12 brings with it a bunch of new features and improvements, but one of our favorites is how you can now enable Do Not Disturb until an event is over, say, or until you leave your house. It’s handy not to have to remember to turn it off!
When you swipe to scroll a website in Safari on your iPhone, is it choppy and stuttering instead of the usual smooth experience? One culprit may be the iPhone’s Low Power Mode. Here’s why this feature makes Safari choppy and how to turn it off.