How to Factory Reset the Ring Doorbell

If you’ve decided to get rid of your Ring Doorbell, here’s how to completely reset it to its factory settings. The Ring Doorbell actually doesn’t necessarily need to be reset, since the unit itself doesn’t save any specific data on it that’s related to your usage. Instead, you simply disassociate the device from your Ring account using the app. After that happens, ... Read More »

How to Factory Reset the Amazon Echo or Echo Dot

If you’ve decided to sell your Amazon Echo or give it to someone else to play around with, here’s how to factory reset it so that it’s ready for a new owner. The Amazon Echo uses the old-school method of resetting in which you stick a paper clip in a small hole to activate the reset button. Most hardware devices ... Read More »

How to Configure, Use, and Disable Siri in macOS Sierra

Unless you’re a Mac user who’s terribly out of the loop, you probably know that Siri has arrived on the latest version of Apple flagship desktop OS: macOS Sierra. Thankfully, Siri can be easily turned on and off or configured to your liking. There are quite a few things you can do with Siri, which has made its way onto the ... Read More »

Why Did My iPhone Emoji Keyboard Disappear?

Sometimes, the emoji keyboard mysteriously disappears from your iPhone. But don’t fret–here’s why it goes away, and how easy it is to get it back. I’ve noticed that a few things can cause this to happen. Every time I delete a third-party keyboard from my iPhone, I have to go back in and re-enable the emoji keyboard in order to ... Read More »

Can I Bring My iPhone to Another Carrier?

If you’re fed up with your current carrier and want to switch to a better one, you might be wondering if you can take your current iPhone with you. This is a lot more straightforward than it used to be, but there are still some things to keep in mind. You’ll Need to Get Your iPhone Unlocked by Your Current Carrier ... Read More »

[Sponsored] Giveaway: WinX MediaTrans Lets You Manage, Import & Export iOS Files Easily

iPhone 7 finally made its appearance, bundled with many new features and improvements. People’s requirements for large-capacity iPhones were answered with 128GB and 256GB sizes to choose from. Obviously, they gives us much more space to store files, so why not transfer some movies, music, eBooks and other media from PC to our iPhone for enjoyment anywhere at any time? All ... Read More »

Five Nest Thermostat Settings Tweaks That Can Save You Money

Smart thermostats are not only convenient, but they also come with a handful of settings that can potentially save you money. The Nest Thermostat is one of the most popular options, and it comes with a whole handful of settings that you should take advantage of if you’re looking to dial down your utility bill. Despite their marketing, smart thermostats ... Read More »

How to Save Bandwidth by Lowering iMessage’s Image Quality

The images you send in iMessage can use up precious bandwidth and space on your phone. However, iOS 10 now provides a way to reduce the size of images sent, if you don’t need a full quality photo. Cell companies are stingy with data and most of us have a limited data plan. You can share photos and images with friends ... Read More »

How to Mount a GoPro to Your DSLR Camera

If you have a DSLR camera with a hot shoe, it’s easy to attach various flashes and other accessories right to your camera. But with a couple of cheap attachments on hand, you can mount your GoPro to your DSLR camera as well. Why Would I Want to Do This? Granted, mounting a GoPro camera to another camera seems rather ... Read More »

How to Prevent Certain People from Knowing You’ve Read Their iMessage

By default, iMessage sends a read receipt back to the sender, so they can see when you’ve read their message. You can turn this feature off completely, but what if you want to send read receipts to some people but not others? In iOS 10, you can now turn off read receipts within each conversation separately. Say you don’t want ... Read More »