How to Add a Screen Saver to Windows 8.1

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In the not so distant past, Windows users had all sorts of customization options. Users who weren’t on a corporate network could add their own background to the Desktop and change the sound that their device makes when it first starts up. Adding a screen saver was one of the biggest ways users customized their […]

15 Tips for Using an iPhone 5s Camera for More than Taking Pictures

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Since iPhone 5s owners carry their camera with them everywhere, they can always take nice pictures or shoot video to record memories. However, here’s 15 great ways to use the iPhone 5s camera for more than taking snapshots or family movies. Use these tips to remember who borrowed something, where you parked the car or to keep things readily available for future use. A […]

How To Buy Xbox One Games on Your PC or Mac

New Xbox One game deals chop prices as low as $6 for good games.

With this month’s Xbox One update Microsoft finally started catching up with Sony’s PS4. To be clear, the Xbox One update didn’t introduce any features we’d never seen from a game console before. Instead, it finally added the ability for Xbox One owners to purchase games away from their console and we’re going to show […]

How to Get the Destiny Beta Without a Pre-order

Use these guides to download the Destiny beta without a pre-order.

You can now play the Destiny beta without a pre-order on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. This guide will show you what you ned and where to look for the Destiny Beta without a pre-order. This offers two days to play before the Destiny beta ends on Saturday night. Up to this point gamers needed […]

How to Enable Developer Options on the LG G3

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The brand new LG G3 is stuffed full of impressive features, laser auto-focus for the camera, advanced options or customization and more, but there’s a few more options that Google chooses to hide from the average user. Developers and enthusiasts looking to control additional aspects of their new LG G3, change settings, or enable USB […]

How to Amplify Your iPhone Speaker

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While there are a ton of Bluetooth speakers to choose from that can boost your iPhone’s audio volume and quality, sometimes you just need a quick and dirty method for making your iPhone’s speaker louder. Here are some tricks that you can use. Let’s be real: Bluetooth speakers cost money, and you don’t have $50 […]

How to Equalize Volume When Watching Movies on Mac

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Do you hate the quiet dialogue followed by ear-blistering explosions in movies? Here’s how to equalize the volume and fix the problem on your Mac. If you watch a lot of movies on your computer, you’re no doubt familiar with the way that audio is handled. Throughout a movie or TV show, volume fluctuates tremendously, […]

How to Change The Ringtone on the HTC One

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Regardless of whether you have last year’s HTC One or the HTC One M8, personalization is key. It’s one thing to get a phone call in hear some sterile audio that your wireless carrier set as your ringtone out of the box. It’s another thing to get a call from a family member and hear […]

How to Listen to YouTube Videos on iPhone Without Video

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If you ever come across a YouTube video that you merely just want to listen to, here’s how to disable the video in order to save your data. YouTube is full of videos that you really just need to hear the audio for, such as music videos, TED Talks, etc. However, the YouTube iOS app […]

How to Get the the Xbox 360, Xbox One Destiny Beta

The Xbox Destiny beta is now available.

The Xbox 360 & Xbox One Destiny beta starts early for all users today and the Xbox Destiny beta codes are now available to redeem for the Destiny Beta on almost any Xbox. This guide will show you how to get the Xbox 360 & Xbox One Destiny beta download. Update: The Destiny beta is available without […]

How to Install iOS 8 Without Developer Account or UDID

Here's how you can install iOS 8 without a developer account or UDID registration.

You can now install iOS 8 without developer account or UDID registration. This allows users to install the iOS 8 beta right now, without waiting for the official iOS 8 release date later this year. With this free iOS 8 beta install method you can try iOS 8 beta 4 without a developer account or […]

How to Add Extra Storage to Your MacBook

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The MacBook Air and Retina MacBook Pros don’t allow you to swap out storage drives unfortunately, so here are a few ways you can add extra storage to your MacBook without any hassle. The nice thing about older MacBooks is that they came with traditional laptop hard drives that you could swap out for a […]

How to Clean an Xbox Controller

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Here’s how to clean the Xbox One and Xbox 360 controllers so that they’re pristine and not embarrassing the next time you have friends or family over to play a game. Keeping your Xbox controller clean is important. Sure, both consoles have a Kinect sensor that allows them to interpret hand gestures and voice commands, but […]

How to Take Perfect Photos for Twitter on iPhone

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If you want to get the most out of Twitter, taking the best possible photos is one big step to ensure that your followers stick around. Twitter has put a lot of emphasis lately on making photos the forefront of the Twitter experience, but there’s one glaring problem with the way that the social media […]

How to Save Your iPhone from Water Damage

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If you accidentally dropped your iPhone in the sink or the toilet, not all hope is lost. Here are some ways to recover it from most kinds of water damage. As you may have learned growing up, water and electronics don’t mix at all, so it’s usually a good idea to not play with your […]

How to Use Microsoft Office for Free

The newly updated design of the Office Web Apps.

It’s no coincidence that one of the first things users ask when they purchase a new device is how to download Microsoft Office for free. Microsoft Office is the world’s premiere piece of productivity software, that one suite of applications that allows users to get more done at work and at home. Thankfully, you can use Microsoft […]

How to Add an Audio Jack to Your Car Stereo

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Many newer car stereos, as well as aftermarket head units, come with an audio jack that you can plug an MP3 player or smartphone into, but if you have an older stereo, here’s how to add an audio jack so that you can easily play your music from your phone to your car stereo. If […]

How to Find a Lost Galaxy S5

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There’s nothing worse these days than losing a smartphone. Especially if you lose your brand new Samsung Galaxy S5. Smartphones are an essential part of most owners lives and often contain an array of sensitive data. If the unfortunate event happens, or it gets stolen, you’ll want to be prepared for the situation. When it […]

How to Add Bluetooth to Your Factory Car Stereo

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You can usually plug your phone into your car’s stereo with an audio cable, but why do that when you can go wireless? Here’s how you can add Bluetooth capabilities to your factory car stereo. Most newer cars come equipped with Bluetooth already, but if you have an older vehicle that doesn’t have such a […]

How to Take a Picture With Android Wear Watch and Google Camera

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Android Wear owners can now take photos with Google Camera installed on any Android smartphone running Android 4.3 or later by speaking to their watch. We’ll show you how to take a picture with an Android Wear smart watch and your Android phone using the Google Camera app. Many phones come with Google Camera already installed, […]