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The iPad mini 4's display shrugs off ambient light like a champ, says DisplayMate

The iPad mini 4 has the same resolution display as its predecessor, but its quality is actually much higher.

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How to enable Windows 10's 'Hey Cortana' voice commands

Loving Cortana, but can't figure out to get the voice activation feature running? Here's our guide.

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Second-gen Chromecast tipped with faster Wi-Fi, Spotify support, and more

Two new Nexus phones are on tap for later in September and it looks like a new Chromecast is too.

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How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card

With a little bit of research and elbow grease, an external graphics setup can transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse for a fraction of the price of a whole new gaming PC.


How to set different wallpapers for multiple monitors in Windows 10

Assigning different wallpapers for each monitor was so easy in Windows 8. That's not the case with Windows 10.

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Microsoft's Send brings its Outlook-based, WhatsApp-like messaging to Android

Microsoft is making a bigger push for its simplified email messaging platform by bringing Send to Android.

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Printer cartridges Epson flags as empty still have a lot of ink in the tank

It's not just your inkjet at home. Even pro print shops are shelling out big bucks for printer cartridges before the ink runs dry.


Microsoft details known bugs plaguing Windows 10's DVD Player app, with workarounds

Why look at free options when you can pay $15 for an DVD playing app that launches the Windows Store when you insert a new disc?


Windows RT update brings a Windows 10-like Start menu to Surface tablets

Microsoft's promised Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 is showing up in the wild with the previously announced Start menu.


How to open files in Google Drive directly from Office

Love Office, but all your files are stored in Google Drive? Here's how to access Google's storage service similarly to OneDrive in Office for the desktop.

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Toshiba's low-cost Satellite Click 10 hybrid packs Intel's new Atom x5 and a HD display

Toshiba's new Satellite Click 10 is one of the earliest devices to pack Intel's new Atom x5 chip, and it has a cheap price to boot.


McAfee adds multi-factor authentication and cross-device support to all its 2016 antivirus security suites

The revamped McAfee lineup includes LiveSafe, AntiVirus Plus, Internet Security, and Total Protection.

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Don't use waterproof Xperia phones underwater, Sony says

Xperia phones have got a lot of play for being waterproof. But for Sony Mobile waterproof doesn't mean what you think it means.


How to quickly jump to often-used Windows app subsections in Windows 10's Start menu

Always jumping into Windows Update or another part of the Settings app in Windows 10? This trick makes getting there easier.


Minecraft update lets Windows 10, iOS, and Android gamers play together

Minecraft: Pocket Edition version 0.12.1 brings a host of improvments, but the biggest one is cross-platform play for all mobile gamers including the Windows 10 version.