Sure, your Android phone can call and text, and a phone or tablet works well for surfing the Web, checking news headlines and weather, posting to social media and typing emails. Here are a few awesome Android tips you might not already know about. Check out this article for 5 things you should do when you get a new smartphone.…
Lifehacker has tested various methods alleged to reduce tearing and eye burning when you cut onions, and they have a few winners.
Some methods worked a bit, and some worked not at all.
The two methods that worked well and weren’t terribly inconvenient were turning on the stove fan and cutting underneath it, and wearing special onion goggles while cutting.…
I made a DIY lightbox using instructions from MyNewestAddiction.com, and it’s made a huge difference in the quality of my photos.
I take a large number of photos for my blog posts, and I’ve always been frustrated by trying to get the right lighting to take good pictures without glare and shadows.
I had no idea I needed a lightbox until I happened upon the MyNewestAddiction.com article and her fantastic instructions.…
Roku and other Internet TV streaming devices work best with premium subscription services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, but Roku also has a good selection of free channels, including many that offer viewing of television shows.
Pop Flix offers classic TV shows, including:
- “The Beverly Hillbillies”
- “Life with Elizabeth” starring Betty White
- “Bonanza” starring Lorne Greene
- “Sherlock Holmes”
- “Man with a Camera”
- “The Lucy Show”
- “Adventures of Robin Hood”
Crackle also has a few television shows available, such as:
- “Sanford and Son”
- “Married With Children”
- “The Larry Sanders Show”
Even without an Amazon Prime subscription, you can rent or purchase single episodes or seasons of current and past television shows.…
If you use Paste Special, Unformatted Text frequently in Outlook 2007 or above, you may have noticed that there’s no button for this command by itself. Plus, Outlook won’t let you record a macro, and copying macro code from Word 2007 doesn’t work.
You may want to copy and paste unformatted text if, for example, you’re copying and pasting from programs outside of Outlook, such as a Web page or PDF.…
A stolen or lost Android phone may expose your private data to thieves. You probably have photos, text messages, emails and items in cloud storage like Evernote or Dropbox on the device, easily accessible to whoever has it in their hands.
Google added a way of remotely locking or erasing your lost Android device, but you must set it up ahead of time – you can’t wait until after the device leaves your possession.…
Roku Internet TV streaming devices offer a great option for cutting the cable or satellite cord to save $50, $100 or more on your monthly bills. You can also use Roku along with your pay TV service, either with your current subscription or with a pared-back, cheaper service level.
You may already realize that Google has far more search capabilities than most people use. Did you know you can easily bring up the results of last night’s game, find out theaters and times for movie showings, determine whether a flight has landed or will arrive on time, make mathematical calculations or even find the name of that song that’s been running through your head?…