If your iPad says it's disabled, you'll need to connect it to iTunes or Finder to restore it. The exact steps will depend on which iPad model you own.
The simplest way to search for a word on a page is using the keyboard shortcuts that come with your computer.
You can only delete a PayPal account from the website using a laptop or computer, not a mobile phone.
Windows 11 is the newest version of the Windows operating system. While it's likely launching in October, you can download the beta right now.
You can pair your Galaxy Buds to a Samsung device manually or automatically, or to other Bluetooth-compatible devices.
You can download iCloud for Windows for free through the Microsoft Store or directly from the Apple website.
Your Windows 10 product key serves as proof that you actually own Windows 10, and might need to be entered when you reinstall or upgrade Windows.
Safe Mode is a Windows 10 troubleshooting feature that starts your computer with most of its nonessential features disabled.
You can type a degree symbol with your keyboard using key combinations on a computer or numerical keyboard menus on a phone or tablet.
Amazon's big new PC game, "New World," is killing expensive NVIDIA graphics cards like the RTX 3090, according to some players.
The biggest difference between Chromebooks and other types of laptops is that they run Chrome OS, not Windows or macOS.
You can scan a QR code using the camera on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - however, you may need to download an app.
To update or reinstall your drivers in Windows 10, open the Device Manager and right-click the device you need to update.
Command Prompt commands let you manage your computer, move files, start apps, and more just by typing.
You can both zip and unzip files in Windows 10 by highlighting the files you want and right-clicking them.
You can open the Command Prompt on a PC by right-clicking the Start icon, by searching for it, or by opening the Windows System folder.
To set up dual monitors on your computer, you'll need to connect all your monitors with HDMI or VGA cables.
Alt + F4 is a Windows keyboard shortcut that closes the application you're currently using. Here's how it works and what to do when it isn't working.
You can add special characters on a PC or Mac computer by using keyboard shortcuts or accessing a pop-up window.
You can create a hanging indent on Word by adjusting the format options. Hanging indents are commonly used in works cited and bibliographies.
Microsoft just made a not-so-thinly veiled jab at Apple's App Store policy of taking a 30% cut of all transactions.
To unzip a file on your computer or phone, you can use tools that come pre-installed on the device. In some cases, using a third-party app might help.
You can type on a PDF using one of several different options, depending on the device you are using.
The clipboard history is a feature in Windows 10 that holds the most recent 25 items you've copied or cut. Here's how to enable and use it.
DLC means "downloadable content," and refers to features in video games that need to be downloaded separately from the main game.
You can download Twitter videos using a third-party app and save them to your desktop or mobile device.
"Among Us" is an online strategy game that can be played on a PC, smartphone, or Nintendo Switch. It's been made famous by gamers on Twitch.
You can update "Among Us" on a PC via Steam, on a mobile device via the App Store or Google Play, and on a console through the "Updates" menu.
Cortana is Microsoft's virtual assistant available for use across various devices and Microsoft 365's suite of services and products.
You can easily add a birthday to your Google Calendar and keep track of your contacts' birthdays by enabling it in your settings.
You can change your language in Google through your account settings or with Chrome's browser settings.
You can install Windows 10 by downloading a copy of the installation files from Microsoft's website onto a USB flash drive.
Blue light is good for your body during the day, but exposure to blue light at night can cause mild to more severe health effects.
In 2020, Chewy cofounder Ryan Cohen invested millions in GameStop. In 2021, he's enacting an elaborate plan to "transform" the company.
You can format an SD card using Windows, Mac, and Android devices, and likely your digital camera too.
You can add page numbers in Word to the header or footer sections of a document using the page numbers option in the Insert menu.
You can insert a blank page into a Word document and avoid disrupting the formatting by selecting Blank Page in the Insert menu.
It's important to clean off your computer screen periodically, but many people don't know how to properly clean their screens.
Safe Mode is a basic diagnostic mode for your operating system that starts the computer without most of its drivers and software.
BlueStacks is a popular and free emulator that allows you to run Android apps on a PC or Mac computer.
A network security key is basically your Wi-Fi password - it's the encryption key that your password unlocks to allow access to the network.
Secure Boot is a feature of your computer's UEFI that only allows approved operating systems to boot up.
You can disable Secure Boot by restarting your PC and opening the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI).
You can change the refresh rate on your monitor through your display settings, though it may be limited by the monitor, graphics card, and resolution.
A good temperature for your desktop computer's CPU is around 120℉ when idle, and under 175℉ when under stress.
Discord is a group-chatting platform originally built for gamers that has since become a general use platform for many kinds of communities.
You can digitally sign a PDF in several different ways, including Adobe Acrobat, Apple's Preview app, and mobile apps, among other options.
From "Gran Turismo 7" to "Gotham Knights," major game launches are being delayed due to the difficulty of making games during a pandemic.
You can enable cookies in your Google Chrome browser on desktop or mobile from the Chrome Settings menu.
You can install Minecraft Forge for free from the Forge website, and then use it to download and enable mods.
You can add Grammarly to Word by downloading the Microsoft Office plugin or through Microsoft AppSource.
It's easy to download Google Chrome on your Mac, PC, or iPhone and sync your browser data across devices.
You can easily update the Zoom desktop client by accessing your profile menu and manually checking for updates.
You can check how much RAM memory you have using your PC's "About Your PC" menu, or your Mac's "About This Mac" menu.
The golf superstar is taking his name and likeness to a new series of video games made by "GTA" publisher Take-Two Interactive.
Most users will only need about 8 GB of RAM, but if you want to use several apps at once, you might need 16 GB or more.
You can change your background on Zoom to any image by adjusting your settings in the mobile or desktop app.
You can overclock your PC's CPU by increasing the CPU multiplier and voltage, but you need to make sure the computer can handle it.
You can combine multiple PDF files into an easy-to-share single document using simple software on your computer.
It's easy to set up dual monitors in Windows 10, which allows you to display and interact with applications across two screens at once.
A CPU, or central processing unit, is a vital part of your computer or phone, and is responsible for executing every command you or an app makes.
Overclocking is the process of forcing your computer to run faster than it's intended to go, which can help you run advanced programs on an older PC.
You can check your CPU usage on a PC or Mac using programs already installed on your computer, like the Task Manager and Activity Monitor.
You can change your mouse's DPI in the Settings menu on your computer, or if you have the right kind of mouse, by pressing the DPI button on it.
It's easy to join a Zoom meeting by clicking an invitation link or entering your Meeting ID. Here's how to do it on desktop and mobile.
You can check the power supply on your PC by removing the side panel of its case, or by checking the manual that came with it.
You can download music from Spotify to listen offline on your phone or computer, but you'll need a Spotify Premium subscription first.
To connect AirPods to a PC, you'll have to pair them using the Bluetooth settings in Windows and on your AirPods case. Here's how to do it.
You can play Xbox One games on your PC through the Xbox Play Anywhere service, or by streaming the games over the internet.
If you want to turn off all of your notifications, you need to disable them on each device individually. Luckily, many devices have a similar process.
You can easily set up a Zoom meeting and schedule it in advance from the website, desktop app, or mobile app. Here's how to do it.
You can send text messages from your web browser on any computer. Using Google Voice, you can make calls and send desktop text messages easily. You can also send text messages from an email client through a number-based address. Visit Insider’s Tech Reference library for more stories . Sometimes you […]
If you're looking to buy a used or refurbished PC laptop or desktop, there are some important things to look out for.
You can drag and drop files into OneDrive by locating and selecting them in Windows' File Explorer and moving them to the OneDrive folder.
You can send text messages from your web browser on any computer using Google Voice or an email client.
“Six Days in Fallujah” is an upcoming video game based on the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War. The game’s subject matter is so controversial that a previous version of the game was cancelled. In an interview with Insider, the CEO of the game’s publisher responded to criticism. Visit the […]
Slack is available free, but you or your company will need to pay a membership fee to use its more advanced features.
The man behind "Six Days in Fallujah" defends the controversial new game, based on the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War, in an interview with Insider.
You can manage all the tabs in your internet browser with simple keyboard shortcuts, like pressing Ctrl or Command + T to open a new tab.
You can move pictures to an SD card using a PC, Mac, or Android phone. Depending on what device you’re using, you may need an external SD card reader. If you’re moving photos using an Android, you’ll need a smaller microSD card. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more […]
Microsoft criticises Apple’s Touch Bar in new advertisement for the Microsoft Surface Pro 7. Apple is said to be planning to get rid of the Touch Bar entirely in its latest update. The two companies have long gone head-to-head in their advertising efforts around computers, with the rivalry going back […]
“Cyberpunk 2077,” the year’s most anticipated video game” has sold over 13 million copies, according to its publisher – and that number takes into account the people who returned the game. Players reported major bugs after “Cyberpunk 2077” finally launched on December 10 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. […]
The most hyped game of the year, “Cyberpunk 2077,” finally launched on December 10 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. By just one week later the game was pulled from the PlayStation digital store, and both Sony and Microsoft said they’re offering full refunds to anyone who bought the […]
You can partition a hard drive on a computer to create multiple drive letters with a single drive. You can use the Disk Management utility in Windows to partition a drive by shrinking an existing partition and then formatting the new unallocated partition. Remember that a partitioned hard drive is […]
The most-hyped game of the year, “Cyberpunk 2077,” launched last week on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Though the game’s launch has been overshadowed by controversy, millions of people are playing “Cyberpunk 2077” – and they’re finding an overabundance of one particular item: dildos. The surprisingly ubiquitous sex toys […]
The most hyped game of the year, “Cyberpunk 2077,” launched last week on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Players are reporting a range of bugs in the game, from characters appearing to float through space to being suddenly teleported, among a variety of other issues. On Monday morning, the […]
You can convert files to the MP4 format on the VLC media player, making them more accessible on most devices. The VLC media player, a free open-source platform, is known for its ability to play an array of video formats. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more stories. The […]
To cut videos in VLC, you can use VLC’s recording feature to create an entirely new video file. If you want to cut out multiple clips, you’ll have to either make multiple new video files, or skip around the video while it’s recording. Both the Mac and PC versions of […]
You can clone a hard drive to make a duplicate that you can use to replace a failed drive or get a new computer up and running quickly. Windows can’t clone a hard drive automatically, but there are free and paid commercial programs that make the process easy. You can […]
After years of development and several delays, “Cyberpunk 2077” finally launched on December 10 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game is off to a huge start: It had over 1 million concurrent viewers on Twitch on Wednesday evening, and over 1 million concurrent players on Steam on […]
The most hyped game of the year, “Cyberpunk 2077,” launched Wednesday night on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Players are reporting a range of bugs in the game, from characters appearing to float through space to being suddenly teleported, among other issues. The game’s developer, CD Projekt Red, said […]
In 2020, with millions of people observing stay-at-home orders amidst an ongoing pandemic, video games were bigger than ever. The year started big in March with the wildly popular “Animal Crossing” game for Nintendo’s Switch, and ended equally big with the launch of the next-gen Xbox and PlayStation consoles. These […]
Laptops can feel hot or warm for a variety of reasons. Diagnosing the problem isn’t exactly clear-cut, so you may need to try various troubleshooting techniques. A hot laptop isn’t usually indicative of any problems; the most common issue is a dust-filled fan. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for […]
As the impacts of the coronavirus continue in the US, more people than ever are playing video games. That’s especially true with people aged 35 and up, according to a new study from the NPD Group. Most notably, the demographic that reported the greatest overall increase were people between 45 […]
You can cool down an overheating computer in many different ways. Your computer may be overheating due to overuse, clogged vents, or other obstructions. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more stories. If you find that your computer tends to run hot these days, don’t worry. There are several […]
Computer fans can run loudly depending on your computer’s specifications, what the computer’s used for, and how much it’s used. There are several different troubleshooting methods you could use to deal with a loud computer fan. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more stories . As a computer endures […]
You can update Windows through the “Update & Security” section of your computer’s Settings app. By default Windows 10 downloads and installs updates automatically, but you can check for updates manually as well. If you want to stop Windows from updating, you can pause updates for about a month at […]
You can use a trackpad – also known as a touchpad or glide pad – to click, scroll, zoom in and out, switch between tabs, and more on your computer. Trackpads are commonly found on laptops, but they can also be used with desktops in place of a mouse. Your […]
You can submit an assignment in Google Classroom under the “Classwork” section on the desktop site or mobile app. To submit an assignment in Google Classroom, you must first “View assignment” and then select the “Add or create” option under the “Your work” menu. Links and Google Drive attachments, including […]
Malware refers to any software that is designed with malicious intent. Malware includes viruses, worms, adware, spyware, ransomware and other varieties – they all work differently but tend to cause similar symptoms and behaviours on your PC. Here’s everything you need to know to understand malware and protect yourself from […]
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