Unroll.me is Selling Your Information, Here’s an Alternative

Have you ever used Unroll.me, the web service that helps you unsubscribe from newsletters in bulk? If so, your emails have been scanned by that company and sold to third parties including Uber. There’s a chance they’re scanning your emails right now. If you want to switch tabs right now and remove third-party access to your email account, I don’t ... Read More »

The Best All-In-One Windows PCs: Seriously, They’re Actually Good Now

All-in-one PCs are the domain of the novice, the hotel business nook, or the interior decorator who can’t stomach seeing a “real” PC in a pristine living room. With the exception of the iMac, they were seen as boring, underpowered boxes with laptop components stuffed behind a cheap screen. But that’s changing. It’s true that all-in-one machines are mostly cheap and simple, ... Read More »

Seven Low-Cost Home Improvements That Make a Huge Difference

Renovating a living space can get real expensive real quick, especially if you’re remodeling an entire kitchen or bathroom. However, there are a ton of low-cost home improvement projects that you can tackle yourself and that make a huge difference. Replace Your Outlets and Switches If you live in an older house, your outlets and switches are likely a beige ... Read More »

How to Send Photos from Your iPhone with the Location Data Removed

Just because you want to share a photo with someone doesn’t necessarily mean you want to share the exact location you took it with them. Fortunately, it’s easy to send a photo without sending sensitive data along with it. The iPhone, like other smartphones, embeds tons of metadata into each photograph you take with the onboard camera. This data, known ... Read More »

How to Improve Your HDTV Antenna Reception


If you’re lucky, you can place your TV antenna wherever you want and get crystal-clear HD channels over the air for free. However, most of the time you need to go through a little trial and error to get everything working properly. There are a lot of factors that affect a TV antenna’s signal, so if it looks like your TV ... Read More »

What Happened to chrome://plugins in Google Chrome?

By Akemi Iwaya on April 19th, 2017 Google has made yet another change to Chrome’s “under the hood” settings with the removal of the chrome://plugins page in version 57, so how do you access the settings for plugins now? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a frustrated reader’s question. Today’s Question & Answer session comes to us courtesy ... Read More »

What Does the D-Shaped Icon Next to My USB-C Port Mean?

Most of the time, it is pretty simple to figure out what the various ports and the printed symbols next to them on our computers are for, but every so often, some new or different symbol pops up. With that in mind, today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question. Today’s Question & Answer session comes ... Read More »

How to Share Your iCloud Photos with Friends Who Don’t Use Apple Products

You’re busily sharing vacation photos in an iCloud Photo Stream when somebody announces they don’t have an iPhone and can’t participate. What do you do? Like just everything Apple, iCloud Photo sharing is both super simple to use when everyone is using Apple products and also propriety. That means your pals with Android phones and the like just aren’t going to tap into the ... Read More »

What Kind of Smarthome Gadgets Can I Use If I Rent an Apartment?

Upgrading to a smart home used to be exclusively the realm of homeowners. If you couldn’t run cables, replace switch boxes, or install expensive wall units, you had to live with dumb lights. With newer smart home gadgets, however, you can upgrade parts of your apartment—even without your landlord’s approval in some cases. The world of smarthome gadgets is a complicated one ... Read More »

How to (Possibly) Save a Laptop from Water Damage

It’s every laptop owner’s nightmare: a carelessly spilled cup of coffee. A sudden shower when you’re working outside. Heaven forbid, some kind of farcical bathroom tumble when you really had to get that TPS report in. Conventional wisdom says that a soaked laptop is a dead laptop, but that doesn’t necessarily have to be true, especially if you have a few tools ... Read More »