Windows: If you spent a lot of time tweaking your Start Menu to your liking, you'll want to make sure you don't lose it. Fortunately, you can backup your layout by making a copy of a hidden folder.
Mac: If you're a Hackintosh user, you know the About This Mac window on your Mac often contains errors about what hardware you have installed. Over on iDownloadBlog, they show you how to manually edit the details to include whatever you want.
Mac: When it comes to video players on Mac, VLC has long been the best choice. That doesn't mean there can't be competition though. IINA is a video player still in early development that is looking to give VLC a run for its money.
Sometimes, a requested work task isn't worth fulfilling. It could be a pointless waste of time, another department's responsibility or simply "one thing too many" when you're already overworked.
Unfortunately, refusing a directive from your colleague or manager is easier said than done; especially if you're shy or hate to rock the boat. This infographic outlines five ways to avoid extra tasks without feeling guilty.
Android: A recent server-side update to the Facebook and Messenger apps caused a bug that rapidly drained users' batteries even more than those apps usually do. Fortunately, it's been fixed, but you'll need to restart your apps.
Mac: If you tend to run the same Terminal command pretty often, then it makes sense to do one of two things: Create a text expander snippet or turn it into a keyboard shortcut. How-To Geek shows you how to do the latter using Apple's built-in Automator tool.
Web: There are a million ways to track your habits, but Daybook takes a very simple approach. You add the habits you want to build, then click a counter each time you do the activity and that's it. No dates, no stats, nothing fancy.
End-of-year holidays are a great opportunity to reset your professional batteries. Unfortunately, the break never seems to last long enough, leading to an ultra-reluctant return to work. Instead of keenly tackling new projects, you're left feeling flat and fatigued - which is obviously a bad way to start off the new year. This infographic explains how to overcome your post-holiday blues and get back into a productive mindset.