One of the most handy features of the Garmin Nuvi (and other) GPS systems is the ability to save your current location, so that the next time you have to go there, it’s already saved in your GPS. However, with the more recent versions of Nuvis, it’s not at all obvious how to do it. So, here is how to save your current location on the current versions of Nuvi GPS units.
This may seem like a weird thing to write about on an Internet site, but we know that the first place you look for something like a replacement part, such as a replacement lid for a Cypress Home brand Travel Mug, is on the Internet. And we spent so much time chasing this thing down that we wanted to make it easy for you.
Google provides you with 15 GB of Gmail storage, which sounds like a lot, but if you get a lot of email, or are using Gmail as spam filter or as an archive system, at some point you can still find that your Gmail account is nearly full. So, how to reduce the amount of space being used in your Gmail account? By finding and deleting the space hog attachments! Here’s how!
Users, particularly Mac OS X users who use Firefox, are reporting that when trying to install the latest update to Adobe Flash, the Flash installer just hangs at 90%, and never completes, no matter what they do. If your Adobe Flash installer is stopping at 90%, here’s what to do.
If you use Facebook you have probably seen the newest Messenger sidebar: a top to bottom right-hand column with the faces (profile pictures) of your friends who are on Facebook messenger. And, there’s a good chance you’ve tried to figure out how to remove or disable the Messenger sidebar, only to be frustrated by your efforts. So here is how to hide the Messenger sidebar column from Facebook.
Want a tabbed timeline on Facebook? Or to learn how to hide posts you don’t care about on Facebook? How to have ‘enter’ insert a new line in a comment instead of posting it? How to hover over a thumbnail image on your timeline and see the big picture? Or how to get rid of those damned bait and switch sponsored ads on Facebook? Read on.
Sick of the ads by Adblade on your iPhone, Android device, or on websites on your computer? You’re not alone. In fact, we get a lot of people searching for how to remove ads by Adblade. Here is how to opt-out of advertising by Adblade, and block ads by Adblade.
With Google’s announcement that businesses can now upload your email address to Google so that they can target advertising to you even more, a lot of you have been asking us “how do I stop Google ads from following me?” Here’s how to stop Google ads from following you around the Internet.
Even if you don’t know what the interrobang is, you have either used an interrobang, or hinted at an interrobang, or wished that you had an interrobang. You’ve definitely either seen an actual interrobang, or the suggestion of one. Here is the history of the interrobang, and how to get and use the interrobang in everyday writing, texting, and other written communications.
As you know if you’re a regular read of TIP, we surprised ourselves by really falling in love with the Apple Watch, to which we had added the Milanese Loop watch band. We love the band, but the Milanese Loop gets dirty looking – or discolored – pretty quickly. Here’s what’s up with that, and how to clean it.
How many times have you seen a sentence in an email that looks like this: “I’m really looking forward to seeing you tonight! J” Or “I know what you’ve been up to! J”, or any other variation, but ending with the cryptic letter J, all on its own, and wondered “What’s up with that letter J??” Does it stand for “just kidding”? (That would be ‘j/k’.) Joking? Jump? It turns out that it’s caused by Outlook, and Outlook doesn’t, apparently, have a sense of humor. It’s Outlook trying to smile – or, more precisely, it’s Outlook’s version of a smiley face.
Apple Pay is crazy-convenient, and in some ways more secure than using your credit card. But everybody ‘knows’ that in order to use Apple Pay you ‘have’ to have an iPhone 6. Or do you? Actually, you can use Apple Pay even if you only have an iPhone 5, if you have an Apple Watch.
Frustrated that, since your last OS X update, Photos (formerly iPhoto) opens automatically whenever you connect your iPhone to your computer? Here’s how to stop Photos (iPhoto) from automatically launching when you connect your phone to your Mac or Macbook.