Your Windows 8 laptop has a touchscreen, but touching it doesn't have the desired effect. Here's what to do about it.
In the third time since 2011, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has shut down another operation selling bogus tech support.
When you think about all the variables involved in producing a well exposed photo, it's a wonder any photo turns out halfway decent. If you've got a great subject but terrible color, the following shot-saving solutions can come to the rescue in a variety of apps.
Today I'd like to show you how to quickly turn a bunch of color images into black and white. And not just once, but any time you like simply by dragging your images into a folder. Here's how it works.
It's easy to assume that we have it better now than we ever had it in the past. In raw numerical terms, today's computers are many thousands of times faster than the computers I grew up using in the '80s and '90s, and that has enabled the development of software that is wildly more capable but in many cases much more user-friendly than the apps I used back then. Yet say the word ClarisWorks--the name given to the precursor to iWork as Apple's office package--to a Mac user of my vintage and they'll pause for a moment, go a bit misty-eyed, and proceed to tell you with a slightly unsettling zeal how awesome and ahead-of-its-time it was.
Reader Kent Schrader has a love/hate relationship with his third-party keyboard. He writes:
With Yosemite, Apple has tried to make it easier for you to move files between devices. This is something we've been able to do with File Sharing between Macs and PCs, but now we have the option to move files between Macs and iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches running iOS 8. The means for doing this is AirDrop and this is how it works.