The Cheapest Places to Pre-Order Games (Now That You …
Target: 5% Off. Here’s a quick little idea for savings on any game. For games where Best Buy or Amazon don’t offer any discount, you could buy them from Target instead. Target’s REDcard offers 5% off on nearly everything at Target, as well as free shipping. And it isn’t necessarily a credit card—you can apply for a REDcard debit card
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How to Make and Scan Spotify Codes
Right next to the “Search Query” box, tap the camera icon. To scan a Spotify code with your phone’s camera, point your camera at the code. To scan a code that is saved as an image on your phone, tap “Select From Photos” instead. And, Spotify will scan the code and give you access to the code’s item. Enjoy!
Watch Out For These Dirty Tricks From Discounted …
Watch Out For These Dirty Tricks From Discounted Software Resellers. Low-price listings for expensive software like Microsoft Office or Adobe Creative Suite are usually too good to be true—especially on secondary markets like Craigslist or eBay. Let’s take a look at some of the ways scammers try to rip you off.
Cheap Windows 10 Keys: Do They Work
Cheap Windows 10 Keys: Do They Work? Microsoft charges $200 for a Windows 10 Professional product key. But, with a quick search online, you can find websites promising Windows 10 Pro keys for $12 or even less. That’s a huge savings—but don’t fall for it.
How to Get Live Wallpapers on Windows 11
To get this app, click the Windows Search icon in the taskbar, type “Microsoft Store” in the Search box, and then select Microsoft Store from the search results. In Microsoft Store, type “Lively Wallpaper” in the Search bar and then choose the Lively Wallpaper app from the search results. Next, you’ll see some information about the
How to Find Your Windows 10 Product Key Using the …
To find your Windows 10 product key using the Command Prompt, you’ll need to open the command line application with administrative privileges. To do this, type “cmd” in the Windows search bar. Command Prompt will appear in the search results. Right-click it and select “Run As Administrator” from the window that appears.
How to Install Free HEVC Codecs on Windows 10 (for …
Windows 10 supports video files encoded with High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265 video. However, Microsoft charges for its official codecs and doesn’t include them in Windows 10. You can get them for free without busting out the credit card and spending $0.99.
How to Stop Annoying Website Notification Pop-Ups in …
Microsoft Edge is a great web browser when it comes to speed and features. But website notification pop-ups can spoil your browsing experience and clutter your notifications. Here’s how to stop annoying website notification pop-ups in Microsoft Edge.
How to Leave Windows 10’s S Mode
In the Store, click the magnifying glass “Search” button on the toolbar. Search for “Switch out of S Mode.”. You’ll see a “Switch Out of S Mode” banner here. Click “Learn More” and the Store will walk you through the process of leaving S Mode. The process will just take a few clicks. Consult Microsoft’s Windows 10 in S Mode
How to Disable Notifications on Windows 10
Set any icon to “Off” and it will be hidden in that overflow panel. This accomplishes the same thing as quickly dragging and dropping the icons from your taskbar. Windows 10 provides many more options for dealing with notifications than Windows 7 does. For example, when using Windows 7, you have to disable notifications from within each
How to Add a Bot to Discord
In the down-arrow icon menu, choose “Server Settings.”. On the “Server Overview” page that opens, in the sidebar to the left, choose “Roles.”. Select the user role that you’d like to give permission to add bots. On the “Edit Role” page, at the top, click the “Permissions” tab. In the “Permissions” tab, turn on the
How to Download Apps on an Amazon Fire Tablet
Amazon Fire Tablets are great, affordable devices, but the user interface is very different from that of other tablets. They’re Amazon through and through, which even includes the Appstore. We’ll show you how to download apps and games on a Fire Tablet.
How to Disable All of Windows 10’s Built-in Advertising
Windows 10 has a lot of built-in advertising. This isn’t just about the free upgrade offer: Even if you purchase a new PC that comes with a Windows 10 license or spend $200 for a copy of Windows 10 Professional, you’ll see ads in your operating system. You can, however, disable a lot of it.
How to Get Apple’s Education Discount on a Mac or iPad
iPad Air: $549 on the Education Store vs. $599 normally ( save $50) iPad: $309 on the Education Store vs. $329 normally ( save $20) iPad mini: $379 on the Education Store vs. $399 normally ( save $20) Advertisement. Your savings will vary depending on the model you choose. For example, on some more expensive iMac models, you can save $100
How to Turn Off Recurring Billing for Xbox Game Pass
How to Turn Off Recurring Billing for Xbox Game Pass from a Browser. To stop automatic recurring payments for Xbox Game Pass, open your browser and visit the Microsoft Account Services page. Next, sign in with the account used for Game Pass.
Spend $50 and get $100 in Google Ads Credit
One promotional code per advertiser. Enter the promotional code in your account before December 31, 2021. To participate in this offer, you must enter the code within 14 days of your first ad impression being served from your first Google Ads account. After entering the code, your advertising campaigns must accrue costs of at least $50
How to Generate a Web Link QR Code in Google Chrome
Then access the site you want to turn into a QR code. At the top of Chrome, click the address bar to reveal the QR code option. In the far right of the address bar, you will now see various icons. Click the “Create QR Code For This Page” icon (which is a partial square icon with four small squares in it). Instantly, Chrome will open a
You Can Get This Aukey Mechanical Keyboard for Only $40
If you don’t have a mechanical keyboard yet, you can get the AUKEY KM-G17 keyboard for $39.99 right now, which is $20 off the normal $59.99 price tag. Use the promo code KMG17 to get the extra discount. This is a full-sized keyboard with a number pad, blue mechanical switches, a volume dial, and plenty of features outside of just being a
How to Find Your Windows PC’s Serial Number
Windows doesn’t display your PC’s serial number anywhere in its interface, and neither do popular system information tools. But you can often find a PC’s serial number with a simple command, a peek in your BIOS, or on the hardware itself.
How To Redeem a Gift Card or Promo Code in the Mac App Store
To use the camera instead, click the “Use Camera” button. Hold your gift card up to the camera on your Mac and the code will automatically be captured. Note that if you have a promo code, such as one for a free game or app, you have to enter it manually; you can’t use the camera for those.
How to Remove Your PIN and Other Sign-In Options from
The “Accounts” section opens to “Your Info” by default. Click the “Sign-In Options” entry on the menu followed by “Windows Hello PIN” listed on the right. This entry expands to reveal a “Remove” button. Click it once. Windows 10 presents a warning. Click the “Remove” button again to confirm. Advertisement.
How to Change Your Discord Profile Picture
Rules for Discord Avatars. Your Discord profile picture (or Discord avatar) is completely customizable, but there are some rules you’ll need to consider first before you change it.. There are no size limitations to the image you upload, but the image that Discord will show as your avatar is capped at 128×128 pixels.
What Is Patreon, and How Does It Work
They can also block off certain posts to specific tiers. For example, if $5 patrons get early access to new videos, posts with new videos will only be shown to those contributing at least $5. For podcasters, Patreon has custom RSS feed support. When a patron joins, they obtain a custom feed link that they can add to their podcasting app of
The Best Sites for Sharing Videos (Publicly or Privately)
YouTube: The Best Option for Most People. YouTube is the world’s largest video sharing platform. It’s fairly easy to use (many video apps even support uploading directly to YouTube), and you can share videos publicly or privately for free. To upload a video, you’ll need a Google account and to be signed into YouTube.
How to Give a Gift Receipt with an Amazon Purchase
Head to Amazon and click “Returns & Orders” in the top-right of the page. Find the order you want a gift receipt for and click “Share Gift Receipt”. Then you have two options. Click “Share Gift Receipt,” copy the link, and send it to the recipient using SMS, email, or whatever else you like. Alternatively, you can click “Download
What Is the Windows Page File, and Should You Disable It
Myth: Disabling the Page File Improves Performance. Some people will tell you that you should disable the page file to speed up your computer. The thinking goes like this: the page file is slower than RAM, and if you have enough RAM, Windows will use the page file when it should be using RAM, slowing down your computer. This isn’t really true.
How to Control What Multiple Displays Do on Windows 10
Using the Windows + P “Project” Menu. To quickly change how Windows 10 handles multiple displays, press Windows + P. A dark-gray menu titled “Project” will pop up on the right part of your screen. (That’s “project” as in projector, not “project” as in a task people work on together.) From here, you can use the mouse or cursor
What Is LinkedIn Premium, and Is it Worth It
It’s a paid upgrade you can get for your LinkedIn account. Premium is primarily intended for current job-hunters, recruiters, and those looking to get new clients to their business. Annual pricing ranges from $29.99/month to $99.95/month, with a free 1-month trial available for all LinkedIn members.
How to Disable Bing in the Windows 10 Start Menu
Windows 10, by default, sends everything you search for in the Start Menu to their servers to give you results from Bing search—so you better make sure that you don’t type anything private into your own PC’s Start Menu. Or, you could just disable the Bing integration in the Start Menu.
What Is Discord Nitro, and Is It Worth Paying For
What Is Discord Nitro? Discord Nitro is the premium subscription tier of the most popular gaming chat service in the world. It comes with global access to custom emojis from all the channels you’re part of, a custom Discord number tag, animated avatars, and server boosts for your favorite communities.
How to Remove the Microsoft Store Icon from the Taskbar in
The Store must go away. And now, we will unpin it from the Taskbar. Luckily that’s incredibly easy, because you can unpin the Store from the Taskbar by simply right-clicking it and selecting “Unpin from taskbar”. For bonus points, you can also unpin the Microsoft Store from the Start Menu by right-clicking there, and selecting “Unpin
How to Completely Turn off the Google Nest Hub Display at
The Google Nest Hub is great at adjusting display brightness and color temperature to match the room’s lighting. It will even switch to a dim clock mode when in complete darkness, but if you’re using it on your bedside table, that may still be too bright at night.
How to Set Up a Community Server on Discord
First, click on the large plus (+) icon on the left column to create a new server. From the next window that pops up, select “Create My Own” if you want to make a Community server from scratch. However, it’s a good idea to use ready templates, so scroll down a bit and choose “Local Community.”. Next, select “For a Club or Community.”.
How to Enable the Ultimate Performance Power Plan in
Microsoft has added an “Ultimate Performance” power scheme to Windows 10 April 2018 Update. It’s built upon the High-Performance power scheme but tries to eke out every little bit of performance possible. Here’s how to enable it.
How to Change Your Mouse Cursor Theme on Windows 10
Click the dropdown menu and select a scheme that works for you. Click “Apply” to save changes, and try out the look you chose. Windows 10 also has a built-in way to change the color and size of your mouse pointer.You can change those from the Settings app without changing any of the theme options in the Mouse Properties window.
Save 10% on Instacart by Opting Out of the Service Fee
On the Service fee page, tap the “10%” option, and then select “Waive ($0)” to opt out of the service fee. You can also add a tip from here, or you can tip your delivery person after the delivery. After selecting the Waive option, tap “Save” to confirm your changes. Back on the main order screen, the service fee should now cost $0.
How to Reset or Change Your Discord Password
Reset Password on Desktop. To reset your Discord password on desktop, first, launch the Discord app on your computer. Feel free to use Discord for the web if you want.. On the login screen in Discord, click the “Email or Phone Number” field and type your email address or phone number linked to your account.
Microsoft Edge Really Wants to Help You Shop Online
Edge’s New Shopping Features. If you click the blue tag in the search bar in Edge, you can instantly access reviews of products, which will help you decide whether you want to purchase something. Sure, you could turn to Google (or Bing) to find reviews, but Microsoft is making it, so this functionality comes at the browser level.
What is NBC’s Peacock Streaming Service, and What Shows
NBC. Tons of content will be available for your viewing pleasure on Peacock. There will be over 600 movies and 400 series for you to binge. The service will also offer live news, sports, and late-night and reality shows. Not every program will be available at launch (for example, Netflix owns the rights to The Office until 2021).
How to Upgrade to Windows 10 From Windows 7 for Free
There’s no guarantee this will work forever, but it still worked on January 14, 2020. Microsoft may one day pull the plug and cut off new upgrades. But, for now, you can still upgrade. And, after you do upgrade, your PC gets a valid Windows 10 key that will keep working—even if Microsoft stops allowing new upgrades in the future.
How-To Geek Newsletter for Dec 31, 2021
At the end of 2021, Times Square will ring in 2022 closer to the way it has since the dawn of 1908, with at least some number of revelers present. Although some broadcast plans have been canceled—the planned show on Fox will no longer air—there are still plenty of ways to stream the Times Square Ball drop this year.
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Microsoft Edge 93 Adds Tab Groups and More New Features. Tabs might be one of the greatest web browser innovations of all time. Tab groups are right there behind the invention of tabs, though. Now, Microsoft Edge is getting support for tab groups with version 93 of the browser…. Dave LeClair Sep 3rd, 2021.
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How to Turn off Online Shopping Coupons in Microsoft Edge While you’re browsing through shopping websites, Microsoft Edge might suggest coupons or price comparisons with a feature called “Shopping in Microsoft Edge” that became enabled by default in December of 2020.
How to Make the $50 Amazon Fire Tablet More Like Stock
Amazon’s $50 Fire Tablet may be one of the best deals in tech—especially when it occasionally goes on sale for $35. It may feel limited, but with a few tweaks—no rooting necessary—you can turn it (and its larger, slightly more expensive brethren) into an almost-stock Android tablet perfect for reading, watching, and even light gaming.
What Does “DW” Mean, and How Do You Use It
DW is part of the early group of internet acronyms that came into popular use in the 1990s and the 2000s. The first definition for it on Urban Dictionary dates back to 2003. Along with other slang terms like TBH and AFK, DW emerged in online chatrooms and early internet forums.It then gained even more popularity with the rise of instant messaging apps such as …