Microwaves are all about convenience. Got something you need to heat up? Pop it in the microwave and it’ll be warm in seconds. Given its purpose as a kitchen timesaver, it’s easy to forget to actually clean it. This means that there’s a good chance your microwave is pretty gross.
If you live in one of the few countries that use the Fahrenheit temperature scale (that would be the United States, the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Liberia, Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands), you may not be used to dealing in Celsius. But that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t pop up from…
You’re driving home from work one day when the check engine light pops on. It comes on without warning and offers no explanation. What do you do?
At any stage in life, deciding what you want to “do” with your life can feel like an enormous amount of pressure. It can come when you’re 18 or when you’re 50, and it’s always a difficult process to work through. It’s not hopeless, though! Here are a few ways to help you figure it out.
Zippers haven’t changed much since they were first invented, and neither have the problems we all have with them. From stuck zippers to teeth that just won’t clinch, here’s how to fix all the problems you’ll run into with anything that zips.
Different types of vacations require different gear, and one of the biggest choices most of us make as we head off to the airport is the choice between packing everything into a backpack or a suitcase. They each have their strengths and weaknesses and are better suited for certain situations.
Fascinated by the sound of your own voice? Wish you could hear your significant other whisper “turn left here” into your ear while on the road? Well, now you can with Waze on Android.
iPhone: Your iPhone has a built in world clock, but it kind of sucks. Zones is not only a better alternative, it also packs in features Apple’s option should have.
iPhone: Annotable is one of the best image annotation tools around, especially after Evernote abandoned Skitch a couple of years ago. Now, it’s been updated with a slew of new features, making it much more versatile.
I just migrated my photos off of Flickr. Yes, it’s 2017, and I was still using Flickr. Why? Because I’d been using it since 2005, it’s free, and the mobile app is… fine. But now that it seems like Flickr is joining the likes of AOL and Earthlink in the internet graveyard, it’s clearly time to leave. Why did it take…
You get a new email that looks like it’s from a friend, a company, a government official, or even a family member. All that’s in that email is a link. You click it, because, of course you do. You’re taken to a login page, where you enter your credentials. Then, that site turns out to be fake and collects your…
Your Mac is running a little slow these days. It takes forever to boot up. You have to delete something just to download that file attachment from Carla in accounting. Any time you stream a video it seems to lock up for a few seconds. Let’s fix all that.
A while back we showed off a little trick to enable YouTube’s secret dark mode. Now, there’s an official way to opt into the new look.
Everybody wants to have a different set of tools nearby when they fly, but reader Carl Maldonado shares what he takes with him when he’s flying for different architecture projects. As you’d expect, there’s a nice pencil case in here.
It seems like a lot of web pages are disappearing from the internet these days. If you feel like taking on archiving duties for yourself, there are a variety of tools for doing so.
Amazon announced that its Underground store, the shopping app packed with free versions of a variety of apps for Android phones and Fire Tablets, will be ending.
So, you’re interested in secure, encrypted chat apps. You have a few different choices, but as with any chat app, what all your friends are using is important. To that end, Signal and WhatsApp are easily the most popular. Here’s how they compare.
Mac: Your Mac has a world clock built into it, but it’s relegated to the Notification Center and stuck in analog for some reason. Clocker lets you jam that world clock into the menu bar, where’s it’s easily accessible.
Net neutrality is on the chopping block, and one drum that FCC chairman Ajit Pai keeps beating is the idea that without government intervention, broadband companies like your internet service provider and wireless carrier will regulate themselves. Let’s see what history has to say about that.