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How to opt out of the macos mojave beta

If you are (or were) participating in the beta testing program for MacOS Mojave and have since updated to the final version of Mojave, you may wish to no longer receive beta software updates. By opting out of beta updates in MacOS Mojave, you will be sure that a Mac only receives final stable builds […]

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How to mount removable drives and network locations in the windows subsystem for linux

This post shows students and new users steps to mount and unmount a removable USB or thumb drive in the Windows Systems for Linux (WSL) environment. Windows 11 allows users to mount removable drives with ease. Simply insert a removeable drive, and Windows will recognize and mount it. However, when running WSL, mounting removable drives […]

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How to quickly jump to a date in outlook 2013

Lori Kaufman is a technology expert with 25 years of experience. She’s been a senior technical writer, worked as a programmer, and has even run her own multi-location business. Read more. To find a specific date in the calendar in Outlook, you can scroll through all the weeks and months. Or, you can save some […]

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How to open and use the app switcher on an ipad

On the iPad, iOS 11 and iOS 12 merge the Control Center with the App Switcher as part of an overhauled interface that’s meant to put more of a focus on multitasking. The update also adds new ways to access the App Switcher and it brings new, enhanced app switching functionality. Accessing the App Switcher […]

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How to open an inprivate tab in the metro version of internet explorer

Using IE on the Start Screen Lesson 7: Using IE on the Start Screen Using IE on the Start screen Whereas most versions of Windows come with one version of Internet Explorer, Windows 8 comes with two versions: one for the Start screen (sometimes called the Metro version), and one for the Desktop. This lesson […]

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How to make your amazon echo play a sound when you say “alexa”

Truth be told before you try your luck with Alexa saying profane words out loud, it’s not going to happen. There is no official method as Amazon doesn’t allow any rash or foul words. As soon as it detects a word like that, it automatically flags it. As you might already know, all you hear […]

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How to make minecraft more friendly for small children

Table of Contents Made for Minecraft lovers who want to mod their world, our Mod Creator for Minecraft lets you create and share your own Add-Ons, skins, and mods. You can also remix and use millions of skins, blocks, items, mobs, mods, and Add-Ons created by the Tynker community. Mod Creator is available for the […]

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How to make photoshop cartoons in about one minute

Introduction: Easy, Cheap, Animated Cartoon in 10 Minutes I always liked to draw and was thinking of becoming a cartoonist as a kid, but the tedium of the technique at the time (1980s) drove me away. Now we have computers and everyone is making flash animations. Flash attracted me because you don’t have to redraw […]

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How to put a real libraries icon on your windows 7 desktop

Lowell is the founder and CEO of How-To Geek. He’s been running the show since creating the site back in 2006. Over the last decade, Lowell has personally written more than 1000 articles which have been viewed by over 250 million people. Prior to starting How-To Geek, Lowell spent 15 years working in IT doing […]

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How to make more precise selections with photoshop’s select and mask

What you’ll need What you learned: Fine-tune a selection in the Select and Mask workspace Make an initial selection with any of the selection tools. Open the Select and Mask workspace by choosing Select > Select and Mask, or by clicking Select and Mask in the Options bar for any of the selection tools. Tip: […]