• What Was BeOS, and Why Did People Love It? October 24, 2020
    In the mid-1990s, Be Inc. had the audacity to create a brand-new personal computer operating system from scratch. It gained critical acclaim for its ahead-of-its-time features, but failed to capture significant market share. It’s still a cult favorite 25 years later, and here’s why.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
    Benj Edwards
  • You Can Watch 75 Free Live TV Channels on Redbox October 23, 2020
    Cable TV is expensive and only getting more expensive. Thankfully, if you’re a cord cutter, there’s no shortage of free live tv options, from Crackle to Roku. And DVD rental company Redbox wants in on the action too and is rapidly expanding its lineup. The service now has 75 free channels to choose from, and […]
    Josh Hendrickson
  • McBroken: How One Programmer Tracks Every Broken McDonalds Ice Cream Machine October 23, 2020
    We all love a cheap and delicious McFlurry—when we can get one. McDonald’s ice cream machines always seem to be broken, to the point that many people won’t bother ordering frozen treats at the drive-thru. The solution? A live map that tracks every McDonald’s ice cream machine in real-time.Read This Article on Review Geek ›
    Andrew Heinzman
  • Apple TV Viewers Can Now Watch Four FuboTV Channels Simultaneously October 23, 2020
    FuboTV, known for offering live sports and TV without cable, has updated its Multiview feature allowing you to now watch four channels at the same time. Previously, you could only watch two at a time. The feature is great for watching several sports games at once, or multitasking with the news or a sitcom as […]
    Suzanne Humphries
  • With ClipDrop You Can Clip Real Life and Drop It in Photoshop October 23, 2020
    Back in May, we told you about a research project testing the concept of using Augmented Reality to copy objects in real life and paste it into Photoshop. It was an impressive demo but not available for you to use. Until now, that is. ClipDrop is a real product now for Android, iOS, Mac, and […]
    Josh Hendrickson
  • How to Manually Restore Your iPhone or iPad Using Your Mac October 23, 2020
    Sometimes, your iPhone or iPad might refuse to boot or update via the Finder app. If it’s stuck, you can try to manually restore your iPhone or iPad using the IPSW file on your Mac or MacBook.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
    Khamosh Pathak
  • Nintendo Will Sell Individual Joy-Cons for $40: a Pricey Cure for Joystick Drift October 23, 2020
    For years Nintendo has been dealing with support claims that the Joy-Con controllers on the Switch are prone to stick drift, wherein the joysticks become inaccurate after use. They’re even fighting a class-action lawsuit. On a completely unrelated note, you can now buy the left and right Joy-Con controllers separately. Yup, completely unrelated.Read This Article […]
    Michael Crider
  • How to Find Your Direction of Travel Using Google Maps October 23, 2020
    Google Maps is great for getting directions, but if you’re off-road and can’t find your way home, you’ll need to improvise. Thankfully, it’s possible to use Google Maps to find your direction of travel if you get lost. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
    Ben Stockton
  • How to Adjust Photo Lighting with Google Photos on Pixel October 23, 2020
    Lighting is, arguably, the most important ingredient when it comes to taking a good photo. If you have a Pixel phone, you can fix lighting after the fact with a feature in Google Photos called Portrait Light.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
    Joe Fedewa
  • Holiday 2020: 8 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts Your Kids Can Give Their Grandparents October 23, 2020
    Helping your kids give their grandparents a meaningful, thoughtful gift is the perfect way to make them feel loved this holiday season. Here are some options to melt those hearts.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›
    Jill A. Chafin