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Making the Most of Intel Rapid Start Technology
By Ed Tittel
Oct 2, 2014
Intel Rapid Start speeds startup and shutdown of Windows PCs enormously. Taking advantage does require jumping through some hoops, but that’s easily accomplished with this step-by-step tutorial.
Making the Samsung Galaxy S5 Phone Your Own
By Steve Schwartz
Sep 5, 2014
In this chapter from My Samsung Galaxy S5, you find out how to customize your phone by populating the Home screen with widgets, shortcuts, and folders; change the default wallpaper; organize your Apps pages and create folders; set default and contact-specific ringtones; and configure and enable special system settings, such as Blocking mode and One-Handed Operation.
Wi-Fi Calling and Continuity Feature Enhance iOS 8’s Capabilities
By Jason R. Rich
Sep 3, 2014
Jason R. Rich offers a preview of the new Continuity, Handoff, and Wi-Fi Calling features that are built into iOS 8.
10 Best USB Microphones for Your Recording Needs
By Michael Miller
Sep 1, 2014
Whether you’re recording your band or creating a podcast, the microphone you use can mean the difference between and amateur production and a professional one. In this article, writer Michael Miller examines the 10 best USB microphones today at various price levels – and helps you decide which is right for your needs.
Why iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite Will Change How You Use iCloud
By Jason R. Rich
Sep 1, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at how Apple’s cloud-based iCloud service is once again evolving, and how this will impact Mac, iPhone, and iPad users once they upgrade to OS X Yosemite or iOS 8 in Fall 2014.
iOS 8 Is Updating How We Compose, Send, and Receive Text Messages
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 27, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes an advance look at the iOS 8 edition of the Messages app and explains how iPhone and iPad users will soon discover new ways to communicate using text messaging and Apple’s own iMessage service.
Apple’s Camera and Photos Apps Get a Makeover
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 25, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a first look at some of the new features and functions being incorporated into the all-new iOS 8 editions of the Camera and Photos apps that will come preinstalled with the latest version of Apple’s iOS operating system.
What We Can Expect from iOS 8
By Jason R. Rich
Aug 22, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a first look at iOS 8 and offers a preview of what iPhone and iPad users can expect this Fall in terms of new features and functions that will be made available as part of this much-anticipated iOS update.
Discovering Hidden Galaxy Tab 3 Tips and Tricks
By Eric Butow
Aug 6, 2014
There are plenty of little features hidden away in various apps and Galaxy Tab 3 functions. This article uncovers a number of hidden tips and tricks on Tab 3 settings, features, and apps to make your life with the Tab 3 easier.
Connecting Your Galaxy Tab 3 and PC Wirelessly Using Kies Wi-Fi
By Eric Butow
Aug 5, 2014
If your computer uses a wireless network, you don’t need to connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 to your computer using the USB cable and Kies. Instead, you can use the Kies Wi-Fi feature on your Tab 3 to connect to Kies to your computer wirelessly.
Controlling Your Galaxy Tab 3 Using Motion and Voice Control
By Eric Butow
Aug 4, 2014
If you would rather perform tasks on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 using your hand or your voice instead of tapping and typing, this article will show you how to change hand motion and voice control settings in the Tab 3 Settings screen.
Enhancing Your TV Using the Samsung WatchON App on the Galaxy Tab 3
By Eric Butow
Jul 31, 2014
Samsung pre-installs the WatchON app on the Galaxy Tab 3 so you can use your Tab 3 to remotely control your TV and set-top box. In this article you’ll learn how to set up WatchON, browse TV shows and movies in the app, and remotely control your TV.
Finding What You Need Quickly on the Galaxy Tab 3 Using the Samsung Link App
By Eric Butow
Jul 30, 2014
The Samsung Link app allows you to view all your devices and storage locations on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 so you can find what you need fast. This article shows you how to set up the Samsung Link app, add external devices, and add storage websites.
Controlling Your Galaxy Tab 3 with the S Voice App
By Eric Butow
Jul 29, 2014
The pre-installed S Voice app allows you to use your voice to perform different tasks including searching contacts, playing music, open an app, get an answer to a question, and more. This article will show you how to set up S Voice and use it to get information you want.
Turn Your Galaxy Tab 3 into a Remote Control Using the Peel Smart Remote App
By Eric Butow
Jul 28, 2014
The Peel Smart Remote app on your Galaxy Tab 3 allows you to control devices that accept infrared signals such as your television and cable box. This article shows you how to use the app to control your TV and cable box and find shows to watch.
Translating Languages on the Galaxy Tab 3 Using the S Translator App
By Eric Butow
Jul 25, 2014
If you chat with people who speak in a different language, the built-in S Translator app can translate text from one language to another. This article shows you how to select the language to translate, type in the text, and then translate the text to your specified language. You’ll also learn how to view a variety of preset phrases so you can communicate quickly in a variety of situations and locations.
Explore Office for iPad: The Microsoft Office Suite is Now Available on Your Tablet
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 17, 2014
Jason R. Rich offers an overview of the new Office for iPad apps from Microsoft, and explains the benefits of running Microsoft Office’s Word, Excel and PowerPoint on your iOS tablet.
Introduction to iTunes Radio: Stream the Music You Want, When You Want It
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 17, 2014
This video shows how to use Apple's online-based iTunes Radio service in order to stream your favorite music or audio programming directly from the Internet to your computer, iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.
Explore Microsoft Excel for iPad: Collaborate, Share, and Sync Spreadsheet (Workbook) Files with Excel for PC and Mac
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 16, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the new Microsoft Excel for iPad app, and discusses why business people in particular will find this to be a “must have” app on their tablet if their job involves creating, editing or reviewing spreadsheets and/or crunching numbers.
Explore Microsoft PowerPoint for iPad
By Jason R. Rich
Jul 15, 2014
Jason R. Rich takes a look at Microsoft’s new PowerPoint for iPad app, discusses how to use it to import, create, or edit digital slide presentations.

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