How to use grid-style password entry on the new Apple TV

Don't mess with the Apple TV's hair-pulling line entry screen. Grab an older Apple Remote and use the old grid-style password entry screen.



How to save Windows Store apps to external storage in Windows 10

The Window 10 November update brings lots of little tweaks to Microsoft's operating system including the ability to save your apps to external storage.


How to use Up Next on iTunes and on iOS

Be a better manager of your music queue.


How to try Mozilla's mobile Firefox OS preview on your Android device, no deep-level tech tricks required

Mozilla is making it easy for people to try Firefox OS ahead of the system's appearance in developed countries in 2016.


These 15 Excel keyboard shortcuts will help you become a spreadsheet master

This list of 15 common Excel keyboard shortcuts will help you get things done more efficiently.


15 simple, yet powerful Excel functions you need to know

Want a better grasp of Excel, but not sure where to start? This list will help.



How to disable Windows 10's window animations to speed up responsiveness

Are Windows 10's animations killing your PC's performance? Here's how to turn them off.



How to set up Mozilla's Firefox browser the right way

We show you how to take advantage of Firefox's best features out of the box.



How to install OS X El Capitan

Your guide to installing Apple new operating system for Macs.



How to modify System Integrity Protection in El Capitan

In case you have software hindered by it.

Expert Opinion


Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.

Editors Pick

justin_tv-100367814-orig_500.jpg goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind has shut down the live video service.


Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.


Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

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Meatballs. Giant bacon-wrapped meatballs. The Key Ingredient Recipe tablet suggested this fantastic idea to me when I searched for a meatball recipe. It's a good thing the meatballs were tasty, because that's about the only thing this tablet gets right.