How to designate ringtones, put contacts on the home screen and even add phonetic names.
You can see all of the shortcuts and files on your desktop. Other people can see some of them. Here's how to control who sees what.
Are you paying money for software when perfectly good free alternatives exist? Here are four areas to consider dumping your annual software payments with solid free alternatives.
Help Google Now and Siri sift through your contacts faster by by assigning special names and relationships to your most important or frequent contacts
Encryption could impact other computer activities, and it could also make file recovery harder. Here's how to encrypt without regrets.
If you'd rather not copy entire folders to the cloud using OneDrive integration on the desktop, be warned: Browser support is a bit hit and miss.
The newer (GPT) standard solves some limitations of the older (MBR) standard. Here's how to tell which standard your drive uses.
Not that long ago, every PC could read and write CDs and DVDs. Not anymore. The disappearance of optical drives has its advantages, but also its problems.
Backing up your library files to the cloud provides more safety than backing them up locally. But backing up Windows itself that way makes no sense.
It's easy to create professional-looking screencast videos using two free tools: CamStudio and YouTube. Here are the nitty-gritty details.
You open a webpage and start reading. But after a few seconds, you hear someone talking. A video has started automatically without your permission. Here's how to keep this annoyance from happening.
Protect and clear your data—and then sell, donate, or recycle your old phone.
If you open a Microsoft Office document in LibreOffice or OpenOffice, you’ll need Microsoft’s fonts installed on your Linux system to see the documents as they were intended to look.