Ransomware is a serious headache. Don't negotiate with e-terrorists. Be a hero and rescue your hostage PC.
Follow the beeps to find your missing AirPods.
If you install Windows to an external drive, USB 3.1 can make it almost as fast as an internal drive.
Creating a solid backup strategy is easier than you think. Here's how to back up your PC the right way.
The government may soon allow your ISP to sell your browsing data. Here's how to fight back.
These tips will help you find best features Photos has to offer—draw shapes, write captions, publish a gallery online, un-delete a trashed photo, and more.
Hush for Chrome lets you stash some bookmarks that can only be used in incognito mode.
Rearrange your speed-dial contacts, get phone numbers for nearby businesses, send annoying callers straight to voicemail, duck spam calls, and more.
OneNote is the Great Organizer of Microsoft programs, ready to take almost any kind of content and make it available across multiple platforms. Here's how to get started.
Protect your data from the Turkish Crime Family demanding ransom from Apple—or from any hackers and creeps, for that matter. It's really quite easy to set up.
Move over, James T. Kirk. The sensors lurking in your smartphone can transform it into a full-blown tricorder rival with the right apps.
Maximize the space on you bookmarks bar by removing the text.
Microsoft's Process Explorer is a powerful utility that makes the built-in Windows Task Manager obsolete. Here's how to use it.
Sony's latest PS4 System Software now supports external hard drive support for the game console, letting you expand the storage from its original 500GB. Network World editor Keith Shaw shows you how to add the storage without needing a screwdriver (before this update, you could expand storage capacity by installing an internal drive).
From telling it what to call you to playing tic-tac-toe, here are some nifty ways to get started with your new Assistant.
The Skype extension for Chrome lets you add call links to your calendar entries on Google and Outlook.com.
Chromebooks are dead-simple to use, but just like any PC a little tweaking makes your experience that much better.