3 Recent Features That May Get You Using Skype Again

You can either love Skype or hate Skype, but you can’t ignore it. The video conferencing tool from Microsoft has been a staple of many remote meetings since 2003. First, what is Skype? Skype is software that enables the world's conversations. Millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make free video and voice one-to-one and group calls, send instant messages and share files with other ...
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Facebook Privacy Settings: 18 changes you should make right away

In light of the Cambridge Analytica scandal which saw people’s personal data used to target voters, Facebook is making it easier to manage your privacy settings. You might still want to delete Facebook, but the social network hopes you won’t.Despite making it clear Facebook has changed the way it operates in recent years, Mark Zuckerberg won’t have convinced everyone that Facebook has your bes...
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How to Remote Control Your Apple TV With an iPhone or iPad

Apple currently produces two models of Apple TV: a regular HD version (our review) and a new 4K flavor (we’ve compared it to competitors). If you lose your hardware remote, your iPhone or iPad might be the only way you can control your set-top box. Both run tvOS, a fork of iOS that lets you run apps on your TV, and you can control both using your iPhone or other iOS device. You’ll need to pair th...
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This Firefox Extension Stops Facebook Tracking You

As you surely must be aware by now, Facebook has been in trouble lately over what’s come to be known as the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In a nutshell, it meant millions of people had their data sold to a third party and used against them.In light of these revelations, there have been calls for everyone to delete Facebook. However, Mozilla, the company which makes Firefox, has developed an alt...
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Edge vs. Chrome vs. Adobe Reader: Which PDF Viewer Is Best?

We’ve previously looked at which family of apps—dedicated PDF readers or web browsers—is better for viewing and managing PDFs.You should check out the full article if you’d like to read a detailed analysis. The TL;DR version is that, even though it was close, we decided dedicated PDFs readers were the more robust choice.But since we wrote that article, Microsoft has added new PDF-related t...
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Password vs. PIN vs. Fingerprint: The Best Way to Lock Your Android Phone

With the amount of personal data we keep on our phones, security is essential. Android phones are encrypted by default, and provide multiple methods for locking and unlocking them. Some are more secure, while others more convenient to use.Access control systems have existed for as long as computers. When mobile phones got popular, screen locks appeared in their small screens as locks that were...
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What Is Google Docs and How to Use It

Google Docs is the word processor component of Google’s online office suite. It’s a free alternative to Microsoft Word. It also has more features than you might realize. What Is Google Docs?Google Docs is Google’s browser-based word processor. You can create, edit, and share documents online and access them from any computer with an internet connection.What sets Google Docs apart from i...
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Kodi for Mac: How to Install Kodi on macOS

Kodi (formerly Xbox Media Center and XBMC) is the best media center software in the world. It’s free, open source, and always moving forward thanks to constant collaborative development. It is powerful all-in-one software for organizing your local media on various devices, but it won't likely replace your streaming subscriptions. What Devices Does Kodi Suppport? You likely own at least one devic...
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The 5 Best Microsoft Office Password Recovery Tools That Actually Work

Protecting your zombie romance whodunnit novel draft with a super strong password was a great idea. That is until you cannot remember the password to unlock the Microsoft Office document. And now there is no way in.Luckily, several really useful programs remove Microsoft Office password protection. Here are five of the best. Microsoft Office and Password Protection Before we begin, let’s get...
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How to Fix Issues in Chrome and Firefox With a Browser Reset

A browser is a complicated piece of software. Between security features, plugins, extensions, and themes, it's easy for something to go wrong. Whether you’re sick of dealing with annoying issues in Chrome or find that Firefox is running slowly, it's good then that a full browser reset will fix most problems. Let's see how to do a browser reset without losing our settings and website passwords. Her...
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