Microsoft has been rolling out a dark mode to its Office apps for over a year. This change has been available in Outlook for desktop and the web for several months, and now it’s live on Android, iPhone, and iPad. Here’s how to enable the theme. The instructions for turning on Outlook’s dark mode is identical … Read more How to Enable Dark Mode on Outlook for Android, iPhone, and iPad
Ben Stockton A new Android device means transferring all of your content, including your favorite apps, from old to new. You don’t have to do this manually as Google offers built-in support for backing up and restoring your content. Here’s how you do it. These steps may vary based on your device manufacturer, Android version, … Read more How to Transfer Apps to a New Android Device
Amazon Amazon has announced that starting today, YouTube TV can be streamed through its Fire TV products. An app for the service is being distributed to many Fire TV devices, excluding the first-generation Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Launched in 2017, YouTube TV provides access to more than 70 live television channels as well … Read more YouTube TV Now Available on Amazon Fire TV Devices
Khamosh Pathak If you’re moving between rooms in your office or home, you might need to switch between Wi-Fi networks or Bluetooth devices manually. Here’s how you can speed up the process of selecting the network using the Control Center on the iPhone and iPad. This is a new feature introduced in iOS 13 and … Read more How to Connect to Wi-Fi Without Opening Your iPhone’s Settings
EPFL Swiss researchers have developed a new artificial skin that could potentially be used in combination with virtual and augmented reality systems to provide wearers with the ability to feel their digital environment through haptic feedback. The “skin” is described as soft, flexible and durable thanks to being made out of silicone and flexible electrodes. … Read more Artificial Skin Could Be Used to Feel Virtual, Augmented Reality
HyperX HyperX has begun shipping a new wireless gaming mouse with the ability to be recharged wirelessly. Dealing with the batteries in a wireless mouse is easily the most annoying part of ownership, and this solution eliminates most of the hassle. Known as the Pulsefire Dart, the mouse can be purchased separately with a companion … Read more HyperX Ships Pulsefire Dart Wireless Charging Mouse and Base Station
Josh Hendrickson One of the best tools you can add to your workshop is a router. No not the thing that makes your internet go, the rotary tool that cuts and shapes wood. Here are the four best routers you can own. What to Look for in a Router Routers are incredibly versatile tools that … Read more The Four Best Routers (The Woodworking Tool, Not the Internet Device)
AlexMaster/Shutterstock Shoes aren’t made to last forever, and sports shoes are subjected to even more wear and tear than your everyday pair. But how often should you replace your walking shoes, and how do you know when it’s time? Why You Should Replace Them Even if your walking shoes still look okay, they could be … Read more How Often Should You Replace Your Walking Shoes?
Rimma Bondarenko/Shutterstock If baking is your thing, you’ve probably created some delicious treats with pumpkin puree. But did you know it’s super-easy to roast and puree a sugar pumpkin at home? We’ll teach you how! If you usually use canned pumpkin instead of roasting one, we understand. Canned pumpkin is more convenient—especially if you don’t … Read more Skip the Can and Prepare Fresh Roasted Pumpkin at Home
TP-Link For the best smarthome experience, you should consider installing in-wall light switches instead of smart bulbs. You might think the same would apply to in-wall smart outlets. But that’s not the case. Smart plugs are usually a better way to go. When it comes to your smarthome gadgets, you have lots of choices. Do … Read more Why You Shouldn’t Buy In-Wall Smart Outlets
Wilm Ihlenfeld/Shutterstock At Amazon’s annual hardware event, the company revealed a new wireless standard for the Internet of Things and smarthome devices called Sidewalk. Sidewalk promises longer range than Wi-Fi and Bluetooth with lower power usage and complexity than 5G. What Is Amazon Sidewalk? Sidewalk is a new wireless standard that Amazon hopes smarthome and … Read more A New Wireless Standard: What Is Amazon Sidewalk?
Rebecca Fondren Photo/Shutterstock Early fall is the perfect time to branch away from basic button mushrooms and experiment with the wilder varieties. We’re talking Enokis, Chanterelles, and all the other fungi fit for cozy autumn dinners. Mushrooms are an odd part of the omnivore’s diet. They’re not a vegetable, or fruit, but rather, a fungus. … Read more How to Cook With Wild Mushrooms