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Updated Microsoft's Office Insider program gives you access to new features before they go mainstream. Here's how to join on Windows PCs, Macs, Android, and iOS. How-To Windows 10 is chock full of tools that can eliminate distractions, optimize your workflow, and make you all-around more productive—but they aren't always obvious. Tip Bit rot is a real concern for older optical disc backups—but with the right tools, you can get that data onto more reliable media with little headache.
Updated Want to reuse your existing Windows license key with a new PC? We explain how to determine if that’s possible. How-To FancyZones, a component in Microsoft's PowerToys suite, might change the way you work in Windows. Here's how to use it. Updated Here's how to hack Wordle to discover the answers to upcoming Wordle puzzles, as well as ways to increase your Wordle score and streaks. Wordle's new owner, The New York Times, may be signaling that changes are coming to Wordle, however. How-To Starting a voice or video chat is pretty straightforward—especially if you use our guide to get you up to speed. Updated Whether you're using a desktop or laptop PC, a dual-monitor setup is an easy upgrade that pays big returns in productivity. Tip When a critical port fails, it can result in premature end for your laptop, smartphone, or other device—or a costly repair if you’re lucky. Here’s how to prevent that from happening. How-To Get to the root of your Wi-Fi problems with these simple steps. They range from small tweaks to your existing router to buying a Wi-Fi extender to purchasing a new Wi-Fi router for a complete fresh start. How-To Looking to turn your PowerPoint slides into a video? We've here to help you every step of the way. How-To No longer interested in being on Twitter? Here’s how to shut down your account. Tip Adding an extension to your toolbar gives you quick access to its settings. Tip Firefox, Opera, and Edge fans also can do something similar. How-To Is your PC's processor too hot? Here's how to monitor your computer's CPU temperature, and lower it if needed. Updated Windows 11 gives Microsoft's operating system a bold new look, but you can still make it feel (mostly) familiar. Here's how. How-To How to recycle old tech on Earth Day 2022 (or anytime). How-To Occasionally you’ll run into bots and rude people on Discord. Here’s how to silence them. How-To Need to access an older site that's no longer supported by modern browsers? Don't sweat it. Microsoft Edge has an Internet Explorer Mode. Tip Bad call quality doesn’t have to be endured.