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.
When you take your laptop to a library or café, you take a risk. But if you know what you're doing, you can minimize that risk.
You don't need to be online to read a webpage. You can save one, with formatting and images, to local storage and read it later offline.
Tap in to Google's services and some of the best Play Store options for getting the most out of that new device.
Follow these tricks for getting yourself up and running with the right apps, settings, and offline tools.