How-To Geek https://www.howtogeek.com We Explain Technology Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:53:19 +0000 en-us hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 The Best Smart Plugs https://www.reviewgeek.com/4376/the-best-smart-plugs/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:00:03 +0000 Craig Lloyd https://www.reviewgeek.com/4376/the-best-smart-plugs/

If you want to control most plug-in appliances remotely from your phone (or using a voice assistant), smart plugs are a fairly cheap way to ma…

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Make Ubuntu Look Like macOS Mojave’s Dark Mode https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/make-ubuntu-look-like-macos-mojaves-dark-mode/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:53:19 +0000 Justin Pot https://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=fyi&p=356647 The Best Affordable* Automatic Gold Watches https://www.reviewgeek.com/4438/the-best-affordable-automatic-gold-watches/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:00:07 +0000 Harry Guinness https://www.reviewgeek.com/4438/the-best-affordable-automatic-gold-watches/
* Affordable, that is, to regular folks without…

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]]> How to Create a Template in Microsoft Word https://www.howtogeek.com/355592/how-to-create-a-template-in-microsoft-word/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Hayley Milliman https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=355592 AMC Launches a Better MoviePass Called A-List For $20 Per Month https://www.reviewgeek.com/4768/amc-launches-a-better-moviepass-called-a-list-for-20-per-month/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:51:14 +0000 Eric Ravenscraft https://www.reviewgeek.com/4768/amc-launches-a-better-moviepass-called-a-list-for-20-per-month/  

Today, AMC announced a $20/month theater subscription to rival MoviePass.

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Geek Trivia: Which Of These Coffee Brewing Methods Was Invented To Speed Up Coffee Preparation? https://www.howtogeek.com/trivia/which-of-these-coffee-brewing-methods-was-invented-to-speed-up-coffee-preparation/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:37:00 +0000 Jason Fitzpatrick https://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=trivia&p=356482 Ten Gadgets To Take The Stress Out Of Long Flights https://www.reviewgeek.com/4120/ten-gadgets-to-take-the-stress-out-of-long-flights/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:00:23 +0000 Michael Crider https://www.reviewgeek.com/4120/ten-gadgets-to-take-the-stress-out-of-long-flights/

Air travel can be…less than pleasant. Doubly so if you have to deal with the American TSA.

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Microsoft News is a Clean App For Browsing and Reading News on Mobile, Offers Dark Mode https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/microsoft-news-is-a-clean-app-for-browsing-and-reading-news-on-mobile-offers-dark-mode/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:56:12 +0000 Justin Pot https://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=fyi&p=356591 Brace Yourself: Video Ads Are Coming to Facebook Messenger https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/brace-yourself-video-ads-are-coming-to-facebook-messenger/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:26:19 +0000 Justin Pot https://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=fyi&p=356587 How To Recover Your Forgotten Microsoft Account Password https://www.howtogeek.com/356342/how-to-recover-your-forgotten-microsoft-password/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:24:00 +0000 Brady Gavin https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=356342 How to Get Started Tracking Social Media Analytics with Free Tools https://www.howtogeek.com/356022/how-to-get-started-tracking-social-media-analytics-with-free-tools/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000 Cameron Summerson https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=356022 What Is A File Extension? https://www.howtogeek.com/356448/what-is-a-file-extension/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Brady Gavin https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=356448 3 Problems With USB-C You Need To Know About https://www.howtogeek.com/353410/3-problems-with-usb-c-you-need-to-know/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:40:00 +0000 Justin Pot https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=353410 The Best Products to Improve Your iPhone Photography https://www.reviewgeek.com/4211/the-best-products-to-improve-your-iphone-photography/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:00:47 +0000 Harry Guinness https://www.reviewgeek.com/4211/the-best-products-to-improve-your-iphone-photography/

Smartphone cameras have gotten incredibly good over the last few years and the iPhone’s camera is among the best—if it’s not the actua…

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Why Does Apple Promote the Latest macOS on Unsupported Devices? https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/why-does-apple-promote-the-latest-macos-on-unsupported-devices/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:02:34 +0000 Justin Pot https://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=fyi&p=356519 The Cheapest Smartphones that Don’t Suck https://www.reviewgeek.com/4486/the-cheapest-smartphones-that-dont-suck/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:00:39 +0000 Cameron Summerson https://www.reviewgeek.com/4486/the-cheapest-smartphones-that-dont-suck/

There’s no shortage of affordable smartphones on the market—but finding an affordable phone that doesn’t suck can be…

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Amazon’s Locker Delivery Is Coming to an Apartment Complex Near You https://www.reviewgeek.com/4730/amazons-locker-delivery-is-coming-to-an-apartment-complex-near-you/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:47:55 +0000 Eric Ravenscraft https://www.reviewgeek.com/4730/amazons-locker-delivery-is-coming-to-an-apartment-complex-near-you/

Amazon Locker is

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How to Fully Restore macOS From a Time Machine Backup in Recovery Mode https://www.howtogeek.com/356063/how-to-fully-restore-macos-from-a-time-machine-backup-in-recovery-mode/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Justin Pot https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=356063 Geek Trivia: The Special Effects In Which Of These 1990s Films Inspired A Whole New Era Of Film Making? https://www.howtogeek.com/trivia/the-special-effects-in-which-of-these-1990s-films-inspired-a-whole-new-era-of-film-making/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:37:01 +0000 Jason Fitzpatrick https://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=trivia&p=356423 YouTube Music Review: Promising, But Google Can (and Has) Done Better https://www.reviewgeek.com/4463/youtube-music-review-promising-but-google-can-and-has-done-better/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:00:14 +0000 Eric Ravenscraft https://www.reviewgeek.com/4463/youtube-music-review-promising-but-google-can-and-has-done-better/

Google is planning to eventually bring all of its music services under the banner of YouTube Music.

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macOS Makes Unencrypted Thumbnails of Your Encrypted Files https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/macos-makes-unencrypted-thumbnails-of-your-encrypted-files/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:45:58 +0000 Justin Pot https://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=fyi&p=356478 Text From Your Computer With This New Android Feature, Rolling Out Now https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/text-from-your-computer-with-this-new-android-feature-rolling-out-now/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:23:40 +0000 Justin Pot https://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=fyi&p=356475 How to Fix High CPU Usage by “Service Host: Local System (Network Restricted)” https://www.howtogeek.com/356207/how-to-fix-high-cpu-usage-by-system-host-local-system-network-restricted/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:24:00 +0000 Chris Hoffman https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=356207 Why Android No Longer Needs a Cache Partition https://www.howtogeek.com/356365/why-android-no-longer-needs-a-cache-partition/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000 Cameron Summerson https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=356365 What to Do If Your Kindle is Running Slowly or Freezing https://www.howtogeek.com/356281/what-to-do-if-your-kindle-is-running-slow-or-freezing/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 Harry Guinness https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=356281 Ring vs. Nest Hello vs. SkyBell HD: Which Video Doorbell Should You Buy? https://www.howtogeek.com/274450/ring-doorbell-vs.-skybell-hd-which-smart-video-doorbell-should-you-buy/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:40:00 +0000 Craig Lloyd http://www.howtogeek.com/?p=274450 10 Ways To Free Up Disk Space on Your Mac Hard Drive https://www.howtogeek.com/184091/5-ways-to-free-up-disk-space-on-a-mac/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:04:00 +0000 Lowell Heddings http://www.howtogeek.com/?p=184091 The Best French Press Coffee Makers For Every Budget https://www.reviewgeek.com/4621/the-best-french-press-coffee-makers-for-every-budget/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:00:38 +0000 Jennifer Allen https://www.reviewgeek.com/4621/the-best-french-press-coffee-makers-for-every-budget/

A French press is a great way to enjoy really delicious coffee without a lot of effort.

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The Best Bluetooth Mouse For Every User https://www.reviewgeek.com/3762/the-best-bluetooth-mouse-for-every-user/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:00:59 +0000 Michael Crider https://www.reviewgeek.com/3762/the-best-bluetooth-mouse-for-every-user/

Bluetooth PC mice aren’t hard to find, but the sheer variety of options can be intimidating.

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How To Recover Your Forgotten Facebook Password https://www.howtogeek.com/355419/how-to-recover-your-forgotten-facebook-password/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Brady Gavin https://www.howtogeek.com/?p=355419