Category: How-To Tech

How To Set Up Your New Laptop For Max Productivity

How To Set Up Your New Laptop For Max Productivity

If one of your holiday presents was a laptop, you’re probably anxious to start using it right away. To set up your new computer, there are several things you should do so it’ll help you reach maximal productivity. Keep reading to learn about them. Tweak Your Trackpad Settings Your laptop’s trackpad is a key part …

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How to Get Remote Access to Your Work Computer

How to Get Remote Access to Your Work Computer

Ahhh, holiday vacation. The weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year’s Day are some of the most popular for employees to take time off. Unfortunately, nothing interrupts your time off more than an urgent call from a co-worker or client, asking for a certain file or some other kind of information stored you your …

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How to Automate Boring, Everyday Tasks

How to Automate Boring, Everyday Tasks

We are living in the golden age of automation. In the past quarter-century, we’ve seen the mobile phone evolve from a one-trick pony that requires a leather carrying case to the end-all-be-all of pocket planners, capable of organizing and automating nearly every aspect of our lives. And it still makes phone calls. But while we …

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How To Use UI/UX To Build A Better Website

How To Use UI/UX To Build A Better Website

Latest research shows that mobile users are spending 86% of their time using mobile apps. In fact, 68% of them are engaging with brands through apps. An excellent website that boasts outstanding user interface and user experience attracts customers in throngs, who eventually also switch to the mobile app for ease of use. Many people …

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How Using Headphones Can Increase Productivity

How Using Headphones Can Increase Productivity

Need to kick things up a notch at work? Maybe a pair of headphones might help — specifically, the noise-cancelling type. You might be wondering how noise-canceling headsets work since wouldn’t being noise-canceling mean reducing or eliminating all sounds? The short answer is no. They don’t let unwanted sounds reach your ears, but they still …

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How To Use Your Chromebook To Access Windows Files

How To Use Your Chromebook To Access Windows Files

Google’s Chromebook proves good things come in petite, yet powerful packages. However, the gadget still has some limitations. Until recently, Chromebook users couldn’t easily access Windows files across shared networks. Since Windows files are so common and collaboration is so common, this shortcoming was notable, and commonly brought up as something people wished Google would …

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4 Creative Ways to Use IFTTT

4 Creative Ways to Use IFTTT

You can easily lose time on small tasks that you either have to do or feel that you have to do. A ton of time can be gained by making all of those little tasks more efficient, but streamlining is difficult for everyone. You sit down to work on a project and you figure you …

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3 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Old Laptop

3 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Old Laptop

There’s nothing more frustrating than a laptop that’s old, slow and quickly filling up with everything you’ve been doing for the last few years. You don’t want to spend a fortune on a new machine just yet, but it’s definitely time for an upgrade. So what can you do? Luckily, there are a bunch of …

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How to Use GitHub to Be a More Productive Developer

How to Use GitHub to Be a More Productive Developer

Ah, GitHub. Such a lovely place to be, especially for budding developers. What is it, you ask? GitHub is essentially a social network and Wiki meshed into one platform that serves as a collaborative space for developers and end-users alike. Originally, it started as a portal for developers where they could host and share projects …

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How to Bulk Rename Files

How to Bulk Rename Files

Scrolling through hundreds of digital image files for a big presentation is a distraction no one needs when facing a deadline. And looking for a particular song from your favorite 80s band, with music labeled Track 1, Track 2, etc., can try the patience of even the most calm-natured person. Fortunately, there are plenty of …

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