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How to Quickly Scroll Through Home Screen Pages on iPhone and iPad

There’s a new way to quickly swipe through your various iPhone or iPad Home screen pages in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14—almost as if you’re scrubbing through a video. Here’s how to do it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The Twitch Hive-Mind Barrel Rolled a 747 in 'Flight Simulator' without Crashing

Letting a Twitch-Stream’s Chatroom has become a popular fair, ever since Twitch Plays Pokemon took the world by storm. In the latest iteration, Rami Ismail set up a Twitch Stream for Microsoft’s brand-new Flight Simulator and let his viewers take control. Amazingly they didn’t immediately crash the place. Miraculously, they also pulled off a barrel-roll.Read...

LEGO's Mario Figurine Is the Only NES Controller That I Care About

LEGO’s Super Mario building sets let you craft your own real-world levels, with complex terrain, coins, enemies, and an intelligent Mario figurine. Now, a hacker named Rick (@r1ckp) is using the LEGO Mario figurine as a Super Mario Bros controller by translating the toy’s movements into on-screen actions.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

How to Play the Android 11’s Hidden Easter Egg Game

Google includes a hidden “Easter Egg” with each new Android version. Android 11 has one of the more elaborate Easter Eggs as it’s actually a game you can play. We’ll show you how to find it and play.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

How to Move a Window to Another Virtual Desktop on Windows 10

If you often use virtual desktops in Windows 10 to manage your workspaces, you might find that keeping track of windows between them can sometimes be a hassle. Luckily, Windows makes it easy to move windows between virtual desktops. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Chuck E. Cheese, Down on His Luck, Now Wants to Shred 7 Billion Arcade Tickets

Chuck E. Cheese, America’s sixth-best remaining video game arcade and 60,000th-best pizzeria, isn’t doing great. Between declining cultural relevancy and the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no surprise that the company declared bankruptcy in June. But what’s to be done with billions of unused prize tickets, never to be spat out of a Skee-Ball machine? The answer...

How to Replicate the iOS 14 App Library on Android

iOS 14 introduced an “App Library” feature that acts like an app drawer. It’s a place for your apps to be automatically organized into folders by category.  That concept might sound handy to you, too, if you have an Android. Let’s see if we can mimic it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

The Five Stages of Video Game Announcement Grief

Remember when video game announcements were fun? I’ve found myself watching new game announcements closely, looking for signs that this game uses a “freemium” or pay to win model that has a ton of microtransactions added on (sometimes in addition to a purchase price), or a live service grind-a-thon designed to regurgitate content for years and sucker...

What’s the Deal with Google Home and Nest? Is There a Difference?

In the smart home world, there are two brands you hear about a lot: Google Home and Nest. Both are actually owned by Google, but the way the company uses these names has led to some confusion.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

What We're Watching: 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Enables My Bad TV Habits

Lower Decks, CBS All Access’s animated comedy set in the Star Trek universe, has been described as Rick and Morty for Trek. Understandable: It’s a sci-fi cartoon for adults, and it shares some of the same writing staff. But that description is reductive, because Lower Decks plays in a bigger universe…and Rick and Morty is a better show.Read This Article...

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