Don't-Miss Laptop Stories

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Prepare to take your laptop to another country

Planning a trip overseas with your laptop? These precautions will help with smooth sailing.

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Recover a stolen laptop, or prepare for the day your laptop is stolen

You may or may not be able to recover your stolen laptop, but the precautions you take beforehand can put the odds in your favor.

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How to connect your laptop to your HDTV without HDMI

It's easy to connect a laptop to an HDTV--unless your laptop doesn't have the right port.

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How to watch the Super Bowl on your Android phone or tablet

You don't have to miss any of the action when you step away from your giant TV.


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How to teach contact names and relationships to Siri and Google Now

Help Google Now and Siri sift through your contacts faster by by assigning special names and relationships to your most important or frequent contacts

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Got a new Android phone? Here's how to properly get rid of your old one

Protect and clear your data—and then sell, donate, or recycle your old phone.

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Shhh! 3 ways to keep your pre-Lollipop Android phone quiet

There's no official silent mode for KitKat and earlier phones, but there are some workarounds and apps you can try.