Category: How-To Tech

Technology is expanding so quickly that it can be hard to keep up.

The How-To-Tech section of Productivity Bytes is here to serve as your go-to guide to incorporating new technology, applications, or tech processes into your personal life or business.

I’ll provide you with anything from Excel shortcuts for the office, the steps to backup personal contacts to Google, the process for recovering deleted files, and more!

If you’re wondering how to do it, check out How-To-Tech section to see we have covered it.

These practical ways to learn how to use technology will help optimize your life and increase productivity.

To start learning How-To-Tech, check out the following articles:

How to Move Steam Games to Another Drive

How to Move Steam Games to Another Drive

Steam is one of the biggest platforms for PC gaming but like most of the game launcher programs, it tends to default to your machine’s primary drive for storage and game installs. If you’ve only got one hard drive, this is isn’t a problem but many new computers use a small solid-state HDD for their …

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GA Custom Dimensions: 5 Tips for Creation and Adoption

GA Custom Dimensions: 5 Tips for Creation and Adoption

By now, everyone can recognize the Google Analytics (GA) platform, whether they actively use it or not. It’s a free web analytics tool that has several purposes. Mainly, it allows marketers and web administrators to measure and look up information about site traffic. You can use the platform for much more than traffic monitoring, however. …

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How to Tell What Motherboard You Have

How to Tell What Motherboard You Have

The model number and manufacturer of your motherboard is important information that you’ll need when buying new equipment — like RAM — for your computer, or when you need to upgrade certain drivers. It can be hard, however, to know just how you’re supposed to tell what brand and model of motherboard you have. Luckily, there …

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How to Clean Your Filthy Keyboard

How to Clean Your Filthy Keyboard

You spend a lot of time on your computer banging out assignments, doing job-related work or binging on Netflix. And as any computer user knows, this prolonged use can result in a pretty nasty keyboard — especially if you eat at the computer. You may wonder how to clean your keyboard when crumbs and dust …

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How to Reset Chrome in 5 Ways

How to Reset Chrome in 5 Ways

If you’re like most users, you barely think about the browser you’re using to access your favorite websites. You simply log on and go. This is how it should work! Sometimes, however, life doesn’t work out that way. You may try to get online, and then Chrome simply freezes up and says “no”. When this …

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How Do You Download a YouTube Video?

How Do You Download a YouTube Video?

Youtube is full of interesting videos — everything from educational content to the purely entertaining videos. Literally billions of these videos exist for anyone to view on the YouTube website again and again. But there are some instances when you may want or need to download one of these videos to your own device, for …

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6 Tips on How to Speed Up Your Computer

6 Tips on How to Speed Up Your Computer

Are you wondering how to speed up your computer to enjoy greater performance levels? Whether you’re experiencing slower streaming times or your device seems to freeze whenever you open up a new tab, slow computers are never welcome. However, there’s a few ways you can switch up your speed time and give your computer a …

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