Some viruses and malware are tricky to remove, requiring an outside or “offline” scan to completely detect and eliminate the threat. Lots of third party antivirus suites offer special boot disks with which to perform offline scans, but the free Windows Defender utility also supports a built-in offline scan. Here’s how it works.
AirDrop, Apple’s ad-hoc networking technology, makes it easy to quickly share photos, files, contacts, and more between iOS and macOS devices. But one lesser known AirDrop feature is the ability to send websites, too. Here’s how it works.
Some apps look great in Mojave’s new dark mode, but not all of them. Instead of the current “all or nothing” approach to dark mode in macOS, here’s a Terminal command that can let you exclude individual apps from dark mode, letting you use the feature only with the apps you want.
If you use Chrome as your desktop browser and bookmark manager but Safari for iOS, adding a site to your synced bookmarks while on the go can be tricky. But here’s a way to use the iOS Share interface to directly add a site from Safari to your synced Chrome bookmarks with just a few taps.
Windows 10 changed the basic look of the taskbar volume slider for the first time in 20 years, from a vertical slider to a horizontal one. There’s some admittedly handy functionality built into the new Windows 10 volume slider, but the good news is that those who really like the old vertical style can have it back, even in the latest builds of Windows 10.
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.
Here’s how to add a custom login message to your Windows 10 PC, which can be helpful for displaying usage policy information in large organizations as well as personal contact information for individual users.
Using the Apple Books app in macOS (formerly known as iBooks), you can download your Books to your Mac for offline access. But where are Apple Books downloads stored? The answer depends on the type of book you’re looking for. Here are the details.
Compared to the old Stickies app in macOS, the Notes app offers the benefits of greater functionality and iCloud syncing. But some users miss the old ability to keep Stickies always on top of other windows. Well, good news, the Notes app also supports “floating” an individual note on top. Here’s how it works.
If you listen to lots of different types of media on your Windows PC you may find that they’re all at different volumes, some too quiet and some too loud. One solution to this is a built-in Windows feature called Loudness Equalization, which aims to normalize your PC’s volume output. Here’s how it works.