Are you seeing a message to ‘Hold Command-Q to Quit’ when trying to quit Chrome for macOS? A new update to the browser enabled this safety feature that aims to prevent users from accidentally quitting the browser and losing their open tabs and web apps. But if you find it more annoying than helpful, here’s how to turn it off.
Starting with the iPhone 7, Apple introduced haptic feedback to the iPhone, giving iOS the ability to inform users of various system events, such as changing the date in a calendar appointment or reaching the maximum zoom level on a photo. While separate from the traditional vibrations associated with notifications and the iPhone ringer, some users don’t like the feel of these subtle taps. If that’s you, here’s how to turn off haptic feedback on the iPhone.
Do your application windows sometimes minimize automatically? The reason may be Aero Shake, a Windows feature that is supposed to make it easier to focus on a single application. For those who want to be able to move one application window without minimizing the others, here’s how to turn off Aero Shake in Windows 10.
Starting in Chrome 69, Google quietly introduced an “auto sign-in” feature that would automatically sign you into Chrome when you signed into a Google website. Here’s how to turn that off so you can sign into Google websites without signing into the browser.
Safari is a popular and capable web browser, but it is strangely lacking one important feature: the ability to sort bookmarks. Thankfully, a third party utility provides a nice solution. Here’s how to automatically sort bookmarks in Safari with SafariSort.
The latest version of Chrome finally adds support for Picture in Picture video in macOS, letting you keep watching your favorite web videos while working on different websites or apps. Here’s how it works.
Are you seeing a lot of empty drives in File Explorer? It’s probably due to a connected memory card reader or hard drive dock. Here’s how to hide empty drives in File Explorer so that they only appear when something is actually connected.
If you use text replacement—like being able to type in “omw” and having it replaced by “on my way”—then you may be upset by the fact that Outlook no longer uses the system-level ones on the Mac. In this tip, we’ll discuss how to configure those shortcuts in Outlook instead!
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.