How to Make Your Own External Hard Drive (and Why You Should)

Did You Know?:

A language isolate is a language that has no relationships with other languages. English, for example, is not a language isolate because it is a Germanic family language.

Read in Browser
 

April 29, 2022

Did You Know?

A language isolate is a language that has no relationships with other languages. English, for example, is not a language isolate because it is a Germanic family language.

 
Never miss a newsletter! Add our email address to your contacts. Learn more...
 
How to Make Your Own External Hard Drive (and Why You Should)


It’s tough shopping for an external hard drive with reasonable performance these days. Many USB options use a slow hard drive technology called SMR that can be hard to spot. If you want good transfer speeds for a reasonable price, you’ll need to roll your own. Here’s how. Read More »

 
What Is Kindle Unlimited, and Is It Worth It?


There are plenty of services that will let you consume as many TV shows, movies, and music as you want for a monthly fee. But what about books? Is there a streaming service for books? Meet “Kindle Unlimited.” Read More »

 
SPONSORED
Working From Home? Boost Your Productivity With Setapp for Mac


Working from home has become wildly popular over the past few years, but it has also introduced us to challenges we hadn’t considered. Pets, projects around the house, random distractions on the internet — all serve to deter focus and hamper productivity. Can a suite of work-focused apps help you get back on track? We’ll discuss how to stay productive while working from home with Setapp, a popular subscription service with more than 200 incredible apps for Mac. Read More »

 
How to Animate Parts of a Chart in Microsoft PowerPoint


Animations in Microsoft PowerPoint can add pizzazz to your presentation. So, if you include a chart in your slideshow, consider animating it as well. With flexible options, you can animate parts of a chart instead of the whole thing. Read More »

 
The Best Desktop Macs of 2022


If you don’t need the portability of a laptop, picking a desktop Mac over an Apple MacBook could save you money and net you much more screen real estate. But which should you pick up? Here are some recommendations. Read More »

 
What Is DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync?


If you’ve shopped for a gaming monitor, there is a good chance you have come across something called DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync. Here is everything you need to know about it and how it’s different from FreeSync and G-Sync. Read More »

 
5 Surprising Things You Can’t Say on TikTok


People think of TikTok as an “anything goes” platform, but that’s far from true. There are some very mild words that will get you in trouble if used. You may be surprised by just how innocent some of them are. Read More »

 
How to Change the Taskbar Color in Windows 11


Windows 11 already sports a stylish design, but adding some personality to your PC might make you feel more at home. Luckily, it’s easy to personalize Windows 11 by adding color to the taskbar. Here’s how to do it. Read More »

 
“Live Text” Is the Best iPhone and Mac Feature You’re Not Using


Copying text from the real world into a note or a document used to require manual transcription or hit-and-miss OCR software. If you have an iPhone, you can easily copy text from a sign, book, or screenshot using Live Text. Read More »

 
LIFESAVVY
Friday Fun: 13 Nostalgic Childhood Snacks


Do you ever find yourself craving a snack you cherished as a child? The memories connected to some of our favorite childhood foods make them taste even more delicious 30+ years later, and we’ve got 13 classics to prove it. Read More »

 
REVIEW GEEK
Wyze Buds Review: Muddy Sound Quality Ruins a Solid Pair of Earbuds


Affordable wireless earbuds have come a long way, to the point where a $25 pair of Skullcandy’s can deliver decent audio quality. That’s great news for customers like you and me, but it also means that the bar’s higher than it used to be. And unfortunately, the $53 Wyze Buds fail to reach that bar because of muddy sound quality. Read More »

 
LIFESAVVY
This Easy, Affordable Upgrade Can Increase Your Home's Value


To say the housing market is wild right now would probably be an understatement. If you’re looking to sell, you’re in a great position to earn some money on your home. For those who want to squeeze in extra earnings, though, there’s one simple, affordable upgrade you can make. Read More »

 
REVIEW GEEK
8 Amazing Rivian R1T Electric Truck Features


Last year, a new American auto manufacturer named Rivian released the first electric truck, the exciting Rivian R1T. It’s an adventure vehicle with a unique design, plenty of power, and a lot to love. Read More »

 
Wired vs. Wireless Keyboards: Which Is Better for Gaming?


Besides the cable, you may find wireless keyboards don’t provide nearly as much value as their wired counterparts. Let’s find out why and discuss why you might benefit more from using a wired gaming keyboard. Read More »

 

SHARE THIS COMIC:
Follow us on Facebook   Follow on Twitter   Share Link   Email Link

 
A Twitter Alternative: How Does Mastodon Work?


Want to keep an eye on the world’s events beyond the corporate eye of Twitter? Then the microblogging platform Mastodon might just be for you. Here’s a look at what it is, how it works, and how it compares to Twitter. Read More »

 

MINDBOUNCE

TRIVIA

The First Book Sold By Amazon.com Was A Tome About?
Artificial Intelligence »
World War II History »
Electronic Commerce »
Cajun Recipes »
 
What Is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)?


You’ve heard of two-factor authentication (2FA) and its many benefits, but what about multi-factor authentication (MFA)? MFA can go beyond a simple text or authentication app, and might even happen without you knowing it. Read More »

 

Follow Us on Social Media

Follow us on Facebook Follow on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn

 
How to Add To or Edit a Drop-Down List in Google Sheets


Google Sheets makes it easy to add and remove items from the existing drop-down menus in your spreadsheets. You can also change your drop-down settings, and even completely remove them if you want. Here’s how to do that. Read More »

 
How to Draw on Google Docs


Google Docs is well-known for being a comprehensive text editor, but it also provides some basic, built-in drawing tools that allow users to create basic designs in their documents and give them that special touch. Read More »

 
 

You received this email because you signed up for newsletters from How-To Geek.
Click here to change your preferences or unsubscribe.

How-To Geek, 21010 Southbank St., #4015 Sterling, VA 20165
 

Key phrases

Older messages

How to Buy a New CPU for Your Motherboard

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Did You Know?: If there's a debate in your household on the proper way to hang rolls of toilet paper, you can settle it in this fashion. In the drawings enclosed with the 1891 patent for the first

Get Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra for Its Lowest Price Ever

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Logo for How-To Geek Deals April 27, 2022 Get Samsung's Galaxy S22 Ultra for Its Lowest Price Ever It's hard to believe that another month has come and gone, but here we are, closing out April

8 Tips to Improve Your Wi-Fi Signal

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Did You Know?: In 2015, on the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, ripples in the fabric of spacetime—called gravitational waves—were detected by both of the twin

What's New in Chrome 101, Arriving Today

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Did You Know?: The sound we make when we sneeze isn't universal, but culturally conditioned. A person in the United States or Britain might make an “ah-choo!” sound when they sneeze, while a person

Every Microsoft Windows Logo From 1985 to 2022

Monday, April 25, 2022

Did You Know?: In the 2016 film Doctor Strange, the characters of both Doctor Strange and the villain Dormammu (via CGI) are played by Benedict Cumberbatch. Read in Browser Logo for How-To Geek April

🌍 Save the planet, invest in miners

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Miners need more cash | AMD's making a massive deal | TOGETHER WITH Hi Reader, here's what you need to know for April 6th in 3:08 minutes. 🏡 Just think of all the times you've envied your

☕️ Spooky szn

Friday, October 1, 2021

The legend of ghost kitchen hollow. October 01, 2021 Marketing Brew TOGETHER WITH Listrak Hello and happy Friday! We made it another week. Phew. As we continue to evolve and improve our coverage, we

What's for dinner?

Monday, May 23, 2022

Deciding what to eat can be easy, but it can also be really tough. Some of us spend what feels... Product Hunt Read in browser This newsletter is brought to you by Tinder-style recipe app that grocery

Budget Phones Should Have One Good Camera, Not Four Crappy Cameras

Monday, May 23, 2022

Read in Browser Logo for Review Geek May 23, 2022 Not everyone needs the latest and greatest super-duper expensive flagship phones. Arguably most people don't need that. And dropping $1000 or more

Rain in the US

Monday, May 23, 2022

Data Analysis, Python, Pandas, Data Manipulation, Data Visualization, External Dataset, InterviewQs Rain in the US Data Analysis Python Pandas Data Manipulation Data Visualization External Dataset

Will EA be the next gaming giant to sell itself?

Monday, May 23, 2022

The Morning After Now available on your smart speaker and wherever you get your podcasts Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | iHeart Radio It's Monday, May 23, 2022. Electronic Arts is actively

Post from Syncfusion Blogs on 05/23/2022

Monday, May 23, 2022

BLOGS FOR YOU TODAY! Docker and Docker Containers: An Overview Read Blog Understanding React's useEffect and useState Hooks Read Blog Recommended Blogs 15 Must-Have Visual Studio Extensions for

GCP Newsletter #295

Monday, May 23, 2022

Welcome to issue #295 May 23rd, 2022 News Official Blog Security Introducing Google Cloud's new Assured Open Source Software service - Announcing Google Cloud's new Assured Open Source Software

Amazon store delivery 🚚, Tinder bypasses Android billing 🔥, genetically modifying behavior 🧬

Monday, May 23, 2022

Amazon is testing a program that will have its contracted Flex drivers pick up and deliver packages from malls. If you don't want to receive future editions of TLDR, please click here to

Issue #97 - Community - Good LTDs, WP to Airtable, WordCamp Money

Monday, May 23, 2022

Read on Website WP Weekly 97 / Community Here to the renewed community focus with the next 'in-person' WordCamp Europe event and later the big one – WordCamp US. In addition, let's focus on

SRE Weekly Issue #323

Monday, May 23, 2022

View on sreweekly.com A message from our sponsor, Rootly: Manage incidents directly from Slack with Rootly 🚒. Automate manual admin tasks like creating incident channel, Jira and Zoom, paging and

Tunneling Wikipedia through WhatsApp to (maybe?) get around WiFi restrictions — and The Verge is so bad they have me defending Apple [video]

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Issue #775 — Top 20 stories of May 23, 2022 Issue #775 — May 23, 2022 You receive this email because you are subscribed to Hacker News Digest. You can open it in the browser if you prefer. 1 Tunneling