How-to

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Why won’t my printer connect to my wireless router?

A networked printer is great—as long as it connects to the network. Here are some troubleshooting tips to get it back online.

MOBILE

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How to send incoming calls directly to voicemail on your iPhone

Can’t take phone calls right now? Zap incoming iPhone calls to voicemail.

MOBILE

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What happens when you send a text message to a landline telephone?

You accidentally sent a text to a landline. What does the recipient hear?

SECURITY

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How to recover an iCloud security code after you’ve been locked out

If you enter the wrong iCloud security code too many times, you'll get locked out. Here’s how to reset it.

SOFTWARE

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How to restore missing desktop icons in Windows

You’ve lost your Windows desktop icons and you want them back. Here’s how to do it.

SOFTWARE

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How to defer Windows 10 updates

Windows 10 forces updates on home users, but Windows 10 Pro users can slow down feature upgrades if they want.

SOFTWARE

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How to clear unwanted autofill entries in Google Chrome

Have some incorrect or outdated autofill entries in Chrome? Here's some tips on getting rid of them.

SOFTWARE

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How to stop Outlook from automatically marking emails as read

Just skimming your email? Here are some steps you can take to keep your messages marked as unread.

SOFTWARE

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How to find saved Wi-Fi passwords on your Windows 10 PC

There is a simple way to show a Wi-Fi password in Windows 10—just head over to Wireless Properties.

NETWORKING

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How to monitor websites visited on a home network

OpenDNS can help control access to objectionable websites.

Editors Pick

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Justin.tv goes off the air

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

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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.

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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.

Expert Opinion

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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.