Tips & How-To

Here are collections of tips, tricks and tutorials to help you get the most out of your laptop or tablet.

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How to Use Your Fire Tablet

Thanks to their highly-affordable prices, Amazon's Fire tablets are the most popular slates on the market. But since they run Fire OS, Amazon's own custom version of Android, you can't just take wha...

How to Use Your Chromebook

Chromebooks are pretty easy to use, especially if you're already familiar with the Chrome browser. Almost all of the Chrome OS programs are extensions for the browser and all of the preferences from y...

How to Use Your iPad: Tips and Tricks

When someone says tablet, most people think "iPad." They're the best tablets around and iOS, Apple's mobile operating system, has plenty of special features that are made for a slate. In fact, if you ...

How to Master macOS: Expert Tips and Tricks

Whether you have a shiny new MacBook, a Mac Mini for your entertainment center or a powerful iMac Pro to fulfill your creative dreams, one thing's for sure: you're going to use macOS. Apple's operatin...

How to Use Outlook 2013 Like a Pro

Though the latest version of Outlook is from Office 2016, many people still use the older, Outlook 2013 and have no plans to upgrade. Moving up to a newer version of Office costs money and the older s...

How to Use Windows 10

Windows 10 is the most powerful operating system that Microsoft has ever made, but it's also the most complex. While the user interface is extremely intuitive, you'll have to dig a little deeper to cu...

How to Use Windows 8: Tips, Tricks and How-Tos

Though it has been replaced by Windows 10, roughly 12 percent of users still rely on Windows 8 or 8.1. If you're one of the folks who is still using this operating system, we've got some advice.From t...

Dell XPS 13 User Guide

One of our favorite laptops, the Dell XPS 13 offers strong performance and long battery life in an incredibly compact design with a gorgeous Infinity display. We gave this 2.6-pound, 13-inch laptop an...

How to Use Microsoft Outlook Like a Pro

Once you learn the basics of Microsoft Outlook, it will be easy to send emails, schedule meetings and organize your to-do list. With our tips and tricks, you can make Outlook more than useful — yo...

How to Use Google Docs Like a Pro

For many individuals and businesses, Google Docs is the word processing application of choice. Using the cloud-based productivity app's main features is dead simple, but if you want to maximize your e...