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  Working from home brings its own set of challenges, but having the right tools on hand can help you stay productive. We've rounded up the best work-from-home tech you can get to set up your home office. Our recommendations include a sharp computer monitor, a comfy keyboard and mouse, as well as an effective webcam and other essentials. We've personally used all these items when we have worked from home over the years. Read more: The best computer monitors of 2020 One of the biggest challenges of working from home is setting up a home office with the right tools, but once you've got everything in place, it's easier to get your work done.   Even if you don't have a ton of space or a dedicated room to turn into a home office, you can still have a comfortable and productive work-from-home setup. All you need is a table, chair, and a few key pieces of tech.  We've compiled this handy list of the best work-from-home tech to help you increase your productivity. The main tech essentials everyone needs to work remotely are reliable internet and a laptop, but we also recommend getting a monitor so you have a bigger screen to work from as well as a decent keyboard and mouse. With these gadgets, you'll feel much more comfortable working than you would if you had to squint over your small laptop screen all day.  Beyond those main tech gadgets, you may also want to get a few more accessories, so we've added others that are enjoyable to have, including everything from headphones and speakers to webcams and smart lights. My colleagues and I have all worked from home for varying lengths of time, and these are the tech gadgets we believe are essential to our productivity when we work remotely. Updated on 3/17/2020 by Joe Osborne, Tony Villas-Boas, and Les Shu: Added several new picks for newly conceived categories. Checked all links and prices for accuracy. This is an ongoing process, and we're updating these links regularly.A wireless mouse for your home office Logitech's MX Anywhere 2S Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech MX Anywhere 2S Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5eab0528fc593d77c00a3863&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Logitech's Master 3 Model Wireless Mouse Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech Master 3 Model Wireless Laser Mouse Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e7a18e1ba85ee6978411762&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Logitech's MX Master Wireless Mouse is our top pick for the best computer mouse for good reason. It has an ergonomic design that's comfortable to use for hours on end and you can customize the functions of its buttons and the speed of the scroll wheel. I've been using this mouse to work for several months now, and it's helped limit the amount of wrist and hand fatigue I feel at the end of the day. It's also wireless, so it's an excellent mouse to have in your home office setup. — Malarie Gokey, Deputy Editor A cheap Bluetooth keyboard for your home office Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e691d5384159f6a00054ed2&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% I've been using Logitech's K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard in the office for almost a full year. I like its compact design and I find the keys responsive for typing. I never use the numberpad on giant keyboards, so I prefer this no-frills option. It's wireless, too, so my small home office setup doesn't look cluttered by a bunch of cables. For about $30, it's an excellent affordable option. — Malarie Gokey, Deputy Editor A gel wrist rest for your mouse Kensington ErgoSoft Wrist Rest Product Embed: Product Name: Kensington ErgoSoft Wrist Rest Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e691f6184159f6d1103d795&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% To limit wrist fatigue, I've been using Kensington's ErgoSoft Wrist Rest. It's essentially a small gel-filled wrist pad that you can position exactly where you need it. The sticky underside keeps it from shifting around on the table, but it's ideal to have the option to angle it or remove it as needed throughout the workday. — Malarie Gokey, Deputy Editor A foldable Bluetooth keyboard Plugable Bluetooth Keyboard Product Embed: Product Name: Plugable Bluetooth Keyboard Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e691ffd54f25c630f4717a6&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% If you have limited space to work from home or you need to pack up your setup and take it with you, a foldable Bluetooth keyboard may be the answer. I've been using this full-size one from Plugable when I'm working from home unexpectedly. At the end of the day, I can easily fold it up and hide it away to regain access to my dining table. — Malarie Gokey, Deputy Editor A smart display Google Nest Hub Product Embed: Product Name: Google Nest Hub with Google Assistant Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5d1bb4c9a17d6c33c85ebef6&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% I like to have a clock nearby when I'm working from home, because I am wont to lose track of time entirely. I also like to have music playing in the background. To address both of those needs, I set up the Google Nest Hub on my desk. Not only does it always show me the time, but it can also play music, do math for me, and answer any random questions I have while working. — Malarie Gokey, Deputy Editor An affordable 27-inch monitor 27-inch Dell FreeSync Monitor Product Embed: Product Name: Dell 27-inch IPS LED FHD FreeSync Monitor Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e6921a554f25c656a5b86a9&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150%Product Embed: Product Name: Dell 27-Inch LED FreeSync Monitor Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e711232c48540797d1e0c52&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Although you can get fancy 4K, curved monitors for hundreds or even thousands of dollars, there are also plenty of decent displays for $200 or less. This 27-inch Dell FreeSync Monitor has a full HD IPS LED screen that should be both big enough and high-res enough for most people's needs. It uses Dell's ComfortView tech to limit reflections, blue light, and other distractions. It's the monitor I have setup for working from home. — Malarie Gokey, Deputy Editor A laptop that can be your WFH warrior for a long time Google Pixelbook Go Product Embed: Product Name: Google Pixelbook Go Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5dadcf6f4af9091a0d33d8b5&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Acer Chromebook 15.6 Product Embed: Product Name: Acer 15.6 Chromebook Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e7a1b1f2d654f22a2198f1a&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150%Product Embed: Product Name: Acer Chromebook 15.6 Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e711532c485405774664ae9&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% While many might scoff at $649 for a Chromebook, hold that thought until you take a peek at the Google Pixelbook Go's 1080p display, its excellent keyboard, sharp 1080p webcam, and spacious trackpad. For a combination of WFH-ready features such as these within similar aluminum-clad laptops, expect to pay at least $300 more. If you want to save even more, we'd suggest the Acer Chromebook 15, a $325 15-inch laptop with a 1080p screen and just enough performance and space to get you through this stint of working from home. — Joe Osborne, Senior Technology Editor A webcam for acing all of those video meetings Logitech C920 Pro Computer Webcam  Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech C920 HD Pro Webcam Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e711340c48540544d356e36&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150%Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech C920 Pro Computer Webcam Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e692425e4f9fe72875ecd59&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Logitech StreamCam Plus Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech StreamCam Plus Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e8631d82d654f3e182ddca0&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% If you expect to be holding internal (and outgoing) video meetings for quite some time, and you aren't going for the above recommended laptop, then pick up the Logitech C920. This is a 1080p webcam with an excellent stand for laptops, monitors, and tripods. While this is a plug-and-play option, it's also equipped with enhanced controls and filters for power users. That's a lot of webcam for just under $50. — Joe Osborne, Senior Technology Editor A mousepad with a wrist rest to prevent RSIs 3M Precise Mouse Pad Product Embed: Product Name: 3M Precise Mouse Pad with Gel Wrist Rest Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e692594e4f9fe749766adc8&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Look, there's enough to worry about much less a debilitating work injury preventing you from getting your work done. That's why we're recommending the 3M Precise Mouse Pad, because it's cheap, effective, and will keep your mouse hand comfortable with a wrist rest. Also, its tracking surface is designed for modern optical mice, so you're basically covered from every angle for less than $20. — Joe Osborne, Senior Technology Editor   A comfy office chair to plant your bottom Knoll ReGeneration Product Embed: Product Name: Knoll ReGeneration Chair Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e6926c184159f7747313ee3&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Space Seating Professional AirGrid Product Embed: Product Name: Space Seating Professional AirGrid Chair Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e69277054f25c6dc913d143&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% It's entirely too easy to spend a fortune on an office chair, so while we can personally recommend the Knoll ReGeneration as it's the New York City Insider office's chair of choice, it's also more than $800 for individual pricing. So, may we suggest the far more approachable Space Seating Professional AirGrid? It's a fraction of the price at $175, and offers many similar comfort features. — Joe Osborne, Senior Technology Editor A USB or USB-C hub for all of your gear Satechi Aluminum Multi-Port Adapter V2 Product Embed: Product Name: Satechi Aluminum Multi-Port Adapter V2 Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5cffebecba3a7341ee69b3e5&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% HooToo 6-in-1 USB-C Adapter Product Embed: Product Name: HooToo 6-in-1 USB-C Adapter Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5dcd6ce63afd372b2d0fc42d&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Anker 10 Port 60W Data Hub Product Embed: Product Name: Anker 10 Port 60W Data Hub Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e69293084159f7ad83ca4e6&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% If you have a work laptop or even a personal one released within the last two years, chances are that it has one or more USB-C ports. Naturally, chances are if you have a USB-C laptop you have plenty more gadgets and accessories that use traditional USB or some other more legacy form of connection. That's where the Satechi Aluminum Multi-Port Adapter V2 comes in with several ports and passthrough charging. It's also $80 generally, so something like the HooToo 6-in-1 USB-C Adapter could do just as well for less than half as much. For anyone still rocking straight USB ports, we suggest the Anker 10 Port 60W Data Hub for $43. — Joe Osborne, Senior Technology Editor A pair of noise-cancelling headphones Bose 700 Headphones Product Embed: Product Name: Bose 700 Headphones Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e6671f0fee23d11fc252258&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Though working from home likely gives you the freedom to pump up the volume on your speakers, headphones can still come in handy in many home offices — especially noise-cancelling models like the Bose 700s. Perfect for tuning out potential distractions around the house, or intruding sounds from outside, the Bose 700s feature some of the best noise cancellation tech on the market. They're especially well-suited for use during important work calls since the mics can isolate your voice from background noises. The Bose 700s are also our pick for the most comfortable noise-cancelling headphones, so you can wear them throughout the workday without any problems. — Steven Cohen, Technology Editor       A desk for your new make-shift home office Three Posts Lamantia Computer Desk Product Embed: Product Name: Three Posts Lamantia Desk Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e692ac654f25c71b7398a6e&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Foundstone Black Desk (Out of stock until November) Product Embed: Product Name: Foundstone Black Desk Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e86339b671de0345b5abfd4&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Fully Jarvis Electric Adjustable Height Desk Product Embed: Product Name: Fully Jarvis Standing Desk Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5cf55b6d11e20513f206a126&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Parsons Desk Product Embed: Product Name: Wade Logan Parsons Desk Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5ed00391191824181c4cecf5&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Generally speaking, we recommend the Three Posts Lamantia Computer Desk as the best desk for its drawer space, dashing looks, and decent $220 price. However, those looking to save as much cash as possible without working on a box should take a look at the $107 Zipcode Design Folkston Desk. Finally, our favorite standing desk is the Fully Jarvis Electric Adjustable Height, which adjusts electronically to save your back. — Joe Osborne, Senior Technology Editor An affordable smart speaker Amazon Echo Dot Product Embed: Product Name: Amazon Echo Dot Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5d7ba68e2e22af0c477ca8a5&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% My Echo Dot has become an essential desktop companion whenever I work from home. The affordable Alexa device is our top pick for best budget smart speaker, and it packs all of the same digital assistant features found on Amazon's more expensive Echo products into a compact, budget-friendly package. Sound quality can't compete with genuine stereo speakers, but the Echo Dot gets the job done for casual background listening while I work. It's also a convenient tool for setting alarms and reminders, getting quick answers to questions, and receiving news and weather updates. And best of all? Its reliable voice control means you never have to step away from your keyboard.  — Steven Cohen, Technology Editor An UltraWide monitor LG 34WK650-W 34" 21:9 Monitor Product Embed: Product Name: LG 34WK650-W 34 Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e7a1cb12d41c166ec0b0813&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% I had the pleasure of testing out LG's 34WK650-W 34" 21:9 monitor for a few months and it completely opened my eyes up to the benefits of an UltraWide display in a home office. Typically, I work with a 24-inch 16:10 Dell UltraSharp monitor, and it performs very well for most needs. There are times, however, when there's just not enough real estate available on the screen for all the applications I have open. With the UltraWide design of the LG 34WK650-W, however, it's basically like having two monitors in one. Organizing different windows around your screen is a breeze, allowing you to multitask like a pro. The monitor also packs in several advanced display features, like HDR and FreeSync, which make it a fine fit for entertainment and gaming when you're not working. — Steven Cohen, Technology Editor An affordable pair of desktop speakers Logitech Z313 Speaker System Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech Z313 2.1-Channel Speaker System Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e692da884159f01af77c5c3&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Logitech is known for its reliable desktop speaker models, and the company's Z313 are our top pick when it comes to budget computer speakers. The system includes compact left and right speakers, along with a dedicated subwoofer for extra bass while listening to music throughout the workday. Though far from high-end, audio performance is solid for such an inexpensive system, making them a very affordable upgrade from integrated speakers on your monitor or laptop. — Steven Cohen, Technology Editor An ergonomic keyboard Logitech Ergo K860 Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech Ergo K860 Keyboard Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e692e8884159f02b329b436&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% If you plan to be desk-bound, an economic keyboard is essential, and my favorite is the new Logitech Ergo K860. I have used many ergonomic keyboards for the past 25 years, and none have worked as well as this one. I like the elevated wrist support that keeps my hands and arms in proper typing position. The split keyboard does take some getting used to, but after a day, I found myself typing away with minimal typos. The keys are well positioned and require very little travel distance, which means less strain on your hands and wrists. It's wireless, so you can easily move it, and it supports up to three Bluetooth devices — I love the ability to switch between my MacBook Pro, iPhone, and iPad quickly. Since I started using this keyboard regularly, it has lessened my wrist pain. — Les Shu, Senior Guides Editor A portable hard drive Seagate BarraCuda Fast SSD Product Embed: Product Name: Seagate Fast SSD (500GB) Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e6930fb84159f05ff4a629a&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% If you have separate computers for work and home, an easy file sharing solution is to store on a portable hard drive, like Seagate's BarraCuda Fast SSD. In my previous years of testing hard drives, Seagate's are some of the more reliable ones I've used. This particular unit uses solid-state memory, which allows for fast read and write speeds (it can be used for gaming and productivity), and you can toss it inside a bag and not worry about damage to moving parts. The BarraCuda Fast SSD supports USB-C for fast transfer speeds of up to 540MB per second, but it's also compatible with older USB ports, albeit slower. — Les Shu, Senior Guides Editor A desk lamp TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp Product Embed: Product Name: TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5d9f4f47122bd531554a0209&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Whether you're burning the midnight oil or just need extra illumination, this TaoTronics LED desk lamp can add some much needed light. The brightness is adjustable to suit your workspace, and it has a built-in Qi-wireless charger for recharging your phone. For more desk lamp options, check out our guide.  — Les Shu, Senior Guides Editor A conference speaker phone Anker PowerConf Bluetooth Speakerphone Product Embed: Product Name: Anker PowerConf Bluetooth Speakerphone Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5e6931c5e4f9fe0664055333&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Unless it's a quick call, I'm not a fan of using headsets or putting a phone against my ear for long hours. I also don't like terrible sounding speakers on my phone or laptop. The solution I've been using is the PowerConf Bluetooth Speakerphone from Anker. Yes, it's designed for group conferences, and it's portable, so you can take it on the road. But I like the sound quality it produces and that it has six microphones, so it can pick up my voice clearly regardless of where I am in the room. — Les Shu, Senior Guides Editor A multifunction printer Canon Pixma TR4520 Printer Product Embed: Product Name: Canon Pixma TR4520 Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5deeb00dfd9db207117b8cc5&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% Whether you need to print, scan, copy, or even fax, the Canon Pixma TR4520 is an affordable all-in-one that does all those things. It's small enough that it doesn't take up a lot of space, and it has high-end features like two-sided printing and an automatic document feeder for multi-page scanning. For more affordable printer options, check out our guide. — Les Shu, Senior Guides Editor A micro-bead mouse wrist rest to keep you RSI free IMAK Cushion Ergobeads Wrist Rest Product Embed: Product Name: IMAK ErgoBeads Mouse Support Cushion Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5f4023991918243a0c7d5a38&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% I have a confession to make: I've been using the same Imak ErgoBeads wrist rest featured here for an undetermined amount of years. I've washed it regularly, of course, but let's just say it's not something I would let go of as a hand-me-down. This thing is the definition of computing comfort, in my opinion, and there are bundles that include a wrist rest for your keyboard. There's something about beads that perfectly contour to your wrist and feel like a down pillow underneath it. Don't make this tough time even worse with a repeated stress injury —  trust me, I know from experience. — Joe Osborne, Senior Tech Editor A strange-looking mouse that's worth the risk Logitech MX Vertical Wireless Mouse Product Embed: Product Name: Logitech MX Vertical Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5f40259d5fa9a46bf609b8de&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% The Logitech MX Vertical looks odd, and feels even stranger when you put your hand on it. But after a few days, using it becomes second nature, and it's noticeably more comfortable than normal mice, especially if you use computers all day. I had an MX Vertical I left at BI's NYC office before the pandemic, and I ventured back into the city from the safety of my suburban home during the pandemic to get it back for my home setup. — Antonio Villas-Boas, Senior Reporter Nothing beats a classic mechanical keyboard Durgod Taurus K310 Mechanical Keyboard Product Embed: Product Name: Durgod Taurus K310 Mechanical Keyboard Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5f4026ff505f5338371d119a&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% I used the Durgod Taurus K310 mechanical keyboard for typing, and I absolutely love it. It has a classic mechanical look and feel, and it's a dream to type on. I have the "Cherry MX Silent Red" switches on mine, which means it's very quiet for a mechanical keyboard, which are typically loud. It has the Windows logo on the Command key, but it's equally compatible with MacOS devices, too. I like having the number pad on my keyboards, but it's also available in a smaller option without the number pad called the Taurus K320. — Antonio Villas-Boas, Senior Reporter     Don't settle for a cheap, flimsy office mouse pad Steelseries QCK Heavy Mousepad Product Embed: Product Name: Steelseries QcK Heavy Mousepad Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5f40293c3ad861118e3737fd&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% I initially wanted a larger, thick mouse pad for PC gaming, but I'd find it difficult to be productive without the Steelseries QCK Heavy mousepad. Indeed, it's about twice as thick and twice as large as a standard cheap office mousepad, the cloth feels premium and smooth, and it's washable. It gives you a lot more room to swing your mouse around comfortably, and it makes a surprisingly positive impact on your comfort without needing to spend very much. — Antonio Villas-Boas, Senior Reporter       A worthy alternative to Bose's noise-cancelling headphones Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Product Embed: Product Name: Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Cancelling Headphones Card Type: button https://produktor.businessinsider.com/productCardService?id=5f402aa4de1e9615a2357d97&type=button&live=true Width: 100% Height: 150% The Bose 700 are featured in this guide as ideal home office noise cancelling headsets. But I'd urge anyone to take a look at the Sony WH-1000XM4 noise cancelling headphones. They're slightly more comfortable than the Bose, in my opinion, and their customizable sound means I enjoy my music more than I do with the Bose, too. Noise cancelling is about as good, and they're $50 cheaper than the Bose, too. Plus, they dramatically reduce ambient noise for better phone calls, and there's no need to switch between your computer and your phone, as they can connect to both devices at the same time. — Antonio Villas-Boas, Senior Reporter
You can block emails on iCloud using an inbox "Rule." When you block an email address on iCloud, any email you receive from that address will be automatically moved to your Trash folder. To block emails, you'll need to use the iCloud website — you can't use the Mail app on your iPhone or iPad. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If your iCloud inbox is being spammed with messages from a particular sender, you can block all messages from that email address. This can come in handy for dealing with a newsletter you can't seem to unsubscribe from, for example.  The only downside: You can't set up email blocks in the Mail app on your iPhone or iPad; you need to do it in a web browser on your Mac or PC.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to block emails on iCloud 1 Open iCloud's website in a browser and log in with your Apple ID. 2. Click "Mail." 3. At the bottom left of the Mail screen, click the Settings icon, which is shaped like a gear, and then click "Rules…" from the pop-up menu.  4. In the Rules tab, click "Add a Rule…" 5. In the "If a message" section at the top of the dialog box, choose "is from" and then enter the email address you want to block.  6. In the "Then" section at the bottom of the dialog box, choose "Move to Trash" and click "Done." 7. Click "Done" at the bottom of the Settings dialog box. Now any new emails from that email address will automatically go to the trash, so you won't need to see them in the inbox again. Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to restore your iPhone from a backup after resetting it, so you never have to lose your data How to manage your iCloud storage on a Mac computer and buy additional gigabytes How to get iCloud storage on your iPhone, MacBook, or iPad How to change your iCloud password on your iPhone to protect your privacy How to log out of your iCloud account on a Mac computer SEE ALSO: The best MacBooks you can buy Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: July 15 is Tax Day — here's what it's like to do your own taxes for the very first time
Like your computer, the Google Chrome browser comes with its own full set of keyboard shortcuts.  While Chrome's keyboard shortcuts are available across devices, they will differ slightly depending on the operating system you have. There are Chrome keyboard shortcuts for tab and window navigation, browser features and tools, the address bar, and more. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When used, keyboard shortcuts can save users a lot of time.  Google Chrome makes keyboard shortcut use easy, providing a plethora of options for navigating the browser.  For some of those shortcuts, the differences between PC and Linux users and Mac users is merely the difference between the "Ctrl" key and the "Command" key. But other shortcuts are more specific to each kind of computer system, so it's important to note which system you're operating on if you want a seamless experience using keyboard shortcuts. If you're using Mac Catalina (or something newer), keyboard navigation is turned on by default in your system preferences, but for other operating systems, you may need to enable it.  If you're ready to start using keyboard shortcuts, here are the Chrome shortcuts available to Windows, Linux, and Mac users. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) 26 essential Chrome tab and window shortcuts for Mac, Linux and Windows computers All users Open a new window:  Ctrl  (or Command) + n Open a new window in Incognito mode: Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + n Open a new tab, and jump to it: Ctrl (or Command) + t Reopen previously closed tabs in the order they were closed: Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + t Jump to a specific tab: Ctrl (or Command) + 1 through Ctrl (or Command) + 8 Windows or Linux users Jump to the next open tab: Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDn Jump to the previous open tab: Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUp Jump to the rightmost tab: Ctrl + 9 Open your homepage in the current tab: Alt + Home Open the previous page from your browsing history in the current tab: Alt + Left arrow Open the next page from your browsing history in the current tab: Alt + Right arrow Close the current tab: Ctrl + w or Ctrl + F4 Close the current window: Ctrl + Shift + w or Alt + F4 Minimize the current window: Alt + Space then n Maximize the current window: Alt + Space then x Quit Google Chrome: Alt + f then x Mac users Jump to the next open tab: Command + Option + Right arrow Jump to the previous open tab: Command + Option + Left arrow Jump to the last tab: Command + 9 Open the previous page in your browsing history for the current tab: Command + [ or Command + Left arrow Open the next page in your browsing history for the current tab: Command + ] or Command + Right arrow Close the current tab or pop-up: Command + w Close the current window: Command + Shift + w Minimize the window: Command + m Hide Google Chrome: Command + h Quit Google Chrome: Command + q 27 Chrome browser tool shortcuts for Mac, Linux and Windows computers All users  Show or hide the Bookmarks bar: Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + b Jump to the next match to your Find Bar search: Ctrl (or Command) + g Jump to the previous match to your Find Bar search: Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + g Open the Clear Browsing Data options: Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + Delete Windows and Linux users  Open the Chrome menu: Alt + f or Alt + e Open the Bookmarks Manager: Ctrl + Shift + o Open the History page in a new tab: Ctrl + h Open the Downloads page in a new tab: Ctrl + j Open the Chrome Task Manager: Shift + Esc Set focus on the first item in the Chrome toolbar: Shift + Alt + t Set focus on the rightmost item in the Chrome toolbar: F10  Switch focus to unfocused dialog and all toolbars: F6 Open the Find Bar to search the current page: Ctrl + f or F3 Open Developer Tools: Ctrl + Shift + j or F12 Open the Chrome Help Center in a new tab: F1 Log in a different user or browse as a Guest: Ctrl + Shift + m Open a feedback form: Alt + Shift + i Mac users  Open the Bookmark Manager: Command + Option + b Open the Settings page in a new tab: Command + , Open the History page in a new tab: Command + y Open the Downloads page in a new tab: Command + Shift + j Open the Find Bar to search the current page: Command + f When Find Bar is open, search for selected text: Command + e Open Developer Tools: Command + Option + i Log in as a different user, browse as a Guest, or access payment and password info: Command + Shift + m Jump to the main menu bar: Control + F2 Cycle focus to unfocused dialog (if showing) and all toolbars: Command + Option + Up arrow or Down arrow 12 Chrome address bar shortcuts for Mac, Linux and Windows computers All users  Search with your default search engine: Type a search term + Enter Search using a different search engine: Type a search engine name and press Tab Add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in the current tab: Type a site name + Ctrl (or "Control") + Enter Move cursor to the address bar: Control + F5 Windows and Linux users Open a new tab and perform a Google search: Type a search term + Alt + Enter Jump to the address bar: Ctrl + l or Alt + d or F6 Search from anywhere on the page: Ctrl + k or Ctrl + e Remove predictions from your address bar: Down arrow to highlight + Shift + Delete Mac users Add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in a new tab: Type a site name + Control + Shift + Enter Open the website in a new background tab: Type a web address + Command + Enter Jump to the address bar: Command + l Remove predictions from your address bar: Down arrow to highlight + Shift + fn + Delete (or: Forward Delete or fn-Delete on a laptop) 36 Chrome webpage shortcuts for Mac, Linux and Windows computers All users Open options to print the current page: Ctrl (or Command) + p Open options to save the current page: Ctrl (or Command) + s Stop the page loading: Esc Browse clickable items moving forward: Tab Browse clickable items moving backward: Shift + Tab Open a file from your computer in Chrome: Ctrl (or Command) + o + Select a file Save your current webpage as a bookmark: Ctrl (or Command) + d Save all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folder: Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + d Make everything on the page bigger: Ctrl (or Command) and + Make everything on the page smaller: Ctrl (or Command) and - Return everything on the page to default size: Ctrl (or Command) + 0 Reset page zoom level: Ctrl (or Command) + 0 Windows and Linux users Reload the current page: F5 or Ctrl + r Reload the current page, ignoring cached content: Shift + F5 or Ctrl + Shift + r Display non-editable HTML source code for the current page: Ctrl + u Turn full-screen mode on or off: F11 Scroll down a webpage, a screen at a time: Space or PgDn Scroll up a webpage, a screen at a time: Shift + Space or PgUp Go to the top of the page: Home Go to the bottom of the page: End Move your cursor to the beginning of the previous word in a text field: Ctrl + Left arrow Move your cursor to the next word: Ctrl + Right arrow Delete the previous word in a text field: Ctrl + Backspace Open the Home page in the current tab: Alt + Home Mac users  Open the Page Setup dialog: Command + Option + p Reload your current page, ignoring cached content: Command + Shift + r Display non-editable HTML source code for the current page: Command + Option + u Open the JavaScript Console: Command + Option + j Turn full-screen mode on or off: Command + Ctrl + f Scroll down a webpage, a screen at a time: Space Scroll up a webpage, a screen at a time: Shift + Space Search the web: Command + Option + f Move your cursor to the beginning of the previous word in a text field: Option + Left arrow Move your cursor to the back of the next word in a text field: Option + Right arrow Delete the previous word in a text field: Option + Delete Open your homepage in the current tab: Command + Shift + h Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to update Google Chrome on your computer or mobile device How to clear the cookies in your Google Chrome browser on a desktop or mobile device How to change the language in your Google Chrome browser How to use keyboard shortcuts on your iPad or create your own, to type faster and 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Facebook's dark mode is currently a beta version for desktop and mobile that only some users have access to.  Dark mode is a setting that switches the background of an app to black instead of white, which is easier on the eyes and consumes less battery life. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Many apps and popular websites now count a dark mode feature among its many platform tools. The optional view setting changes the background from white to black, and text from black to white. Dark mode is popular among many people for several reasons. For starters, it consumes less battery because displaying darker pixels on an LED screen takes far less power than displaying white ones.  There are also those who find that it is less straining on the eyes, and many believe that the reduced blue light helps them sleep better — although the jury is still out on the science behind that. On the heels of dark mode's rise across platforms and devices, Facebook is poised to join these ranks. At present, they've released a beta test for a small group of test users and will likely deploy it after several rounds of feedback and adjustments.  If you're a Facebook user who has access to Facebook's beta dark mode, here's how you can enable it on your phone and in the browser.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to enable Facebook's dark mode setting on an iPhone  1. In the Facebook app, tap the hamburger menu in the bottom right corner. 2. Scroll down and select "Settings and Privacy." 3. In the expanded menu, if you have the beta test available, you will see the Dark Mode option. Select it to enable the feature.  How to enable Facebook's dark mode setting on an Android 1. In the Facebook app, tap the hamburger menu in the top right. 2. Scroll down and select "Settings and Privacy." 3. In the expanded menu, if you have the beta test available, you will see the Dark Mode option. Select it to enable the feature.  How to enable Facebook's dark mode setting on a computer 1. Go to Facebook.com and log in.  2. In the top right corner, select the down arrow icon.  3. In the dropdown menu that appears, you'll see an option labeled "Switch to New Facebook." Click it.  4. Once you've navigated over to the latest version of Facebook, select the down arrow menu again.  5. Click the toggle next to the Dark Mode option that appears in the account settings dropdown menu.  6. If it's enabled, the toggle will turn blue, and your Facebook background will go dark.    Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to turn on Dark Mode on your Windows 10 computer to reduce eye strain and give everything a sleek look How to turn on Dark Mode on YouTube, to reduce eye strain and make videos stand out on your screen How to turn on Dark Mode on your Mac, to reduce eye strain and give your computer a sleek new look How to get dark mode on the Apple Music app on your iPhone or Android device How to make Google Chrome display in 'Dark Mode' in 3 ways on your Mac or PC SEE ALSO: The best Apple MacBook laptops in 2020 Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Here's what it's like to travel during the coronavirus outbreak
When you sign up for Uber Eats as a delivery driver, there is a multi-step process that includes submitting to a background check. You may also be asked to upload your license and vehicle registration, if you're driving a car or scooter when you apply to be an Uber Eats driver.  You have to be at least 18 to deliver for Uber Eats, regardless of the delivery transportation method you choose.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Nowadays, many more people are looking for a side-hustle to make some extra money, and one of the most popular jobs is driving for food delivery services like Uber Eats. Uber Eats is a go-to option, not just because couriers are in higher demand with more people working and staying at home. Uber Eats delivery driving lets you set your hours and get paid instantly. As a bonus, the sign-up process is relatively easy and straightforward.  You don't have to go in for multiple interviews or submit a resume and cover letter. All you need to do is consent to a security screening, provide the required documents, upload a photo, and wait to be confirmed. It takes about three to four days for your background check to go through, and as soon as you're approved, you can sign in to the app and start picking up orders. Sign-up requirements differ depending on how you're planning to do your delivery. Cyclists will need to be at least 18 and have a valid government-issued ID. If you're driving a scooter, you need to be at least 19, and — like those signing up to deliver with their car — you have to have a valid drivers' license for that class of vehicle. The age required to drive a car for Uber Eats varies from city to city and specific requirements about the age and make of your car, which you can find on Uber's website. You can fill out the required documentation in any order you like, but Uber recommends that you do them in the order they have them set. The registration process may include different steps depending on what site and computer you're using, and whether you've already got a rider account with Uber.  But if you're thinking about signing up to be an Uber Eats delivery courier, here's how you'll likely do it.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to sign up for Uber Eats on the website  1. If you don't already have an account, go to Uber Eats' website and fill in the required information in the static "Sign up now" form.  2. If you already have an Uber account, go to the Uber Eats log in page.  3. Enter which city you want to drive in and an invite code if you have one on the sign-up form.  4. Once submitted, Uber will list the delivery transportation methods available in your area. These may include using scooters, bicycles, cars, and walking. Review the listed sign-up requirements for each. 5. Select the method that is best for you.     6. A checklist of requirements will appear based on which delivery method you choose. Click on each checklist item to review it.  7. Upload any supporting documents or fill out any required online forms, including photo IDs and licenses, vehicle registrations, and background checks.    8. When you fill out your background check, you will likely be prompted to enter your social security number. Only do so if you're sure you're on the secure Uber Eats site. 9. Read and agree to the terms, then hit submit.   Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to delete your Uber Eats account on a phone or computer 'Can you pay cash for Uber Eats?': Yes, but not in the U.S. — here's how to pay for Uber Eats in all locations How to contact Uber Eats in several different ways if you experience an issue with your order How to cancel an Uber Eats order and determine if you'll get a refund What is Uber Eats? Here's what you need to know about the ride-hailing service's food delivery app SEE ALSO: The best pre-made meal delivery services for when you don't want delivery Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: A cleaning expert reveals her 3-step method for cleaning your entire home quickly
You can get a free trial of Tidal by visiting the website and signing up with a new payment method and email. You can also sign up for Tidal Access, which is a free service that gives you access to a limited selection of songs and videos. Other products and services sometimes come bundled with free Tidal subscriptions, so be on the lookout. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Tidal is a music streaming service that's not as big as Spotify or Apple Music, but offers high quality music and exclusive content. It's also owned by musicians, such as Beyoncé, Jack White, and Jay-Z, rather than businessmen with no music experience. Although Tidal's cheapest subscription costs $9.99 a month, there are several ways to use it for free. Here's three ways to get a free Tidal subscription, either temporarily or permanently. Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to get a Tidal free trial The easiest way to get Tidal for free is to visit Tidal's website and sign up for a free trial. The trial runs for 30 days, and if you cancel it before the trial runs out, you won't be charged. Head to Tidal's website on your Mac or PC and click the "Start Free Trial" button. Follow the instructions to sign up — you'll need an email address and payment method that's never been connected to Tidal before, so you can't keep applying for free trials. How to use the free Tidal Access service Tidal offers a free tier called Tidal Access. You can use Tidal Access for free, but you're limited to a curated selection of audio and video tracks.  To get Tidal Access, you can create an account in the Tidal app and choose not to sign up for a subscription.  You can use Tidal Access from the web or using any of the Tidal apps, but you can only listen to the curated content on the home page — if you search for specific tracks, you'll be asked to buy a subscription. How to find other free Tidal offers Occasionally, Tidal is included for free with a purchase of another product. For some time, for example, Sprint included a free subscription to Tidal with one of its cellular service plans.  That deal isn't available anymore, but these are: Boost Mobile is currently including a six-month free trial of Tidal with Boost service plan.  Mercedes offers a three-month Tidal subscription when combined with a Mercedes Me connected car account.  Lincoln offers a six-month free Tidal subscription with the purchase of an automobile.  You're unlikely to buy a car or switch cellular plans just for a free Tidal subscription, but it can pay to look for offers like these if you're looking for a deal on Tidal.  In addition, Tidal regularly runs promotions which might include longer free trials or reduced subscription rates.    Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to cancel your Tidal subscription, no matter how you signed up for it How to download from Tidal and listen to music offline How to log out of Tidal and deauthorize devices through the website or mobile app How to turn shuffle play on and off on Tidal's website and mobile app 'Why is Apple Music not playing?': 4 ways to fix your Apple Music app if it won't play music SEE ALSO: The best Bluetooth speakers Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Swayze Valentine is the only female treating fighters' cuts and bruises inside the UFC octagon
You can cancel most Tidal subscriptions through the Tidal app or website. If you subscribed to Tidal through a third-party service like a cell phone provider, you'll need to cancel it through that service. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you want to cancel Tidal before your trial ends so you're not charged for the subscription, or you simply want to end your service, you can do it in just a few clicks.  The steps vary, though, depending on what device you're using — a Mac or PC, or an iPhone or Android. Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to cancel Tidal using the mobile app 1. Start the Tidal app on your iPhone or Android device. 2. Click "My Collection" at the bottom-right of the screen. 3. Click the settings icon at the top-right (it's shaped like a gear). 4. Tap your account icon at the top of the screen and then tap "Manage Subscription." The app will now open a mobile version of the Tidal website. You might need to log into your account again. 5. Tap "Subscription." 6. Tap "Cancel my subscription." How to cancel Tidal using the website 1. Open Tidal in your browser and log in if you're not already signed into your Tidal account.  2. Click your account icon at the top left of the screen and choose "Manage Subscription." 3. Click "Subscription." 4. On the "Your Subscription" page, click "Cancel my subscription." How to cancel Tidal through a third-party subscription If you're unable to cancel your subscription using the web page or the mobile app, you're probably subscribing to Tidal through a third-party service that offered a Tidal subscription as a benefit, such as your cell phone provider.  You should contact that provider to see how to cancel your Tidal service.   Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to download from Tidal and listen to music offline How to log out of Tidal and deauthorize devices through the website or mobile app How to turn shuffle play on and off on Tidal's website and mobile app 'Why is Apple Music not playing?': 4 ways to fix your Apple Music app if it won't play music How to combine your playlists on Spotify, and put all of your favorite songs in one place SEE ALSO: The best iPhone accessories from cases to lightning cables Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: What it's like inside North Korea's controversial restaurant chain
The em dash keyboard shortcut differs depending on if you're using a Mac or PC. On a PC, you can use an Emoji keyboard or type the "Alt Code," Alt + 0151. On a Mac, you simply need to use the Option, Shift, and Minus keys. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. I'll admit it — I'm nerdy enough to have opinions about grammar, especially about the em dash. Ah, the em dash — a punctuation mark so spectacular, the entire keyboard wasn't enough to contain its glory. If you're among the uninitiated and have no idea what I'm talking about: the em dash (the — symbol here) might just be the most superior punctuation mark there is. The em dash can tie independent clauses together like a sailor's knot, represent interruptions in thought, and more. If you can think it, the emdash can do it.  The em dash is also stylistically beautiful, in both its visual appearance and diverse grammatical usage, making it many writers' favorite — especially poets (like me). It's not, however, found on most keyboards. To use an em dash on your Mac or PC, you'll need to use some quick keyboard shortcuts. Here's what you'll need to know. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to use the em dash keyboard shortcut on a PC There are two options for the em dash keyboard shortcut on Windows operating systems: The Windows emoji keyboard. The Windows emoji keyboard is an on-screen keyboard that allows you to type emojis instead of letters. Press the Windows key and the period (.) at the same time to open it, then select the Symbols icon. You can pick out and click on the em dash from there. Alt codes. Alt codes are basically keyboard shortcuts that don't require you to press many keys at once, but instead require that you hold down the Alt key and then type a specific, multi-digit code on your numpad. To make an em dash, press and hold Alt, then type 0151.  Sadly, alt codes don't work on many laptop keyboards — you'll need to have a numpad to use them. If you're using a laptop that doesn't have a numpad, you'll need to use the Windows emoji keyboard method. How to use the em dash keyboard shortcut on a Mac Mac operating systems all have the same shortcut for the em dash, which makes the process quick and simple.  Press Option + Shift + Minus (that's -, the key right next to 0 at the top of your keyboard). The em dash will appear immediately. Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to change your keyboard language on a Windows 10 computer and type in another language 2 ways to lock a Windows computer from your keyboard and quickly secure your data How to properly clean your keyboard without damaging it, whether it's wired, wireless, or built into a laptop How to turn on the keyboard light on your Mac computer, or set it to turn on automatically How to disable the trackpad on your Mac computer in 2 different ways SEE ALSO: The best keyboards you can buy Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why thoroughbred horse semen is the world's most expensive liquid
You can sync your Google Calendar to the Outlook desktop app for Mac by adding your Google account and PC by importing your calendar.  You can also sync your Google Calendar to your Outlook.com account.  If you have a paid G Suite account, you can use the G Suite Sync for Microsoft Outlook tool.  Outlook can automatically sync with a Google Calendar when you use Outlook on mobile devices for iOS and Android operating systems. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you use Outlook and Google calendars to manage your life, syncing them is critical to avoiding conflicts and ensuring you don't miss planned events or calls.  How you add a Google Calendar to your Outlook account depends on what platform you're using. You can import your calendar, add your entire Google account to your Microsoft desktop app, or add a calendar while logged into your Outlook account.  If you want to sync your Google Calendar to Outlook, here are three ways to do it. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Microsoft Office (From $149.99 at Best Buy) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to sync your Google Calendar on Outlook.com  1. Open Google Calendar. 2. In the left-hand column, hover over the calendar you want to add to Outlook. 3. Click the three dots beside the calendar. 4. Select "Settings and sharing."   5. On the Settings page, scroll to the "Integrate calendar" section 6. Copy the "Secret address in iCal format" link. 7. Log in to Outlook.com and click the calendar icon in the left sidebar.  8. Click "Add calendar."  9. Choose "Subscribe from the web" in the left-hand column.  10. Paste the "Secret address in iCal format" link. 11. Title the calendar and then click "Import."  How to sync your Google Calendar on Outlook for Windows 1. Go to https://calendar.google.com.  2. Click on the gear icon in the upper-right.  3. Select "Settings" from the drop-down menu that appears.  4. Choose "Import & Export" in the left sidebar.  5. Select "Export" to download a zipped .ics file of your Calendar content.  6. Launch Microsoft Outlook.  7. Click "File" in the upper menu bar.  8. Select Open & Export from the left sidebar.  9. Click the "Import/Export" option. 10. In the pop-up window that appears, click "Import an iCalendar (.ics) or vCalendar file (.vcs)" before selecting "Next." 11. In the file window, locate and select the zipped folder you downloaded for Google Calendar before clicking "Open."  12. Choose "Import" in the window that appears to bring your Google Calendar items into your Microsoft Calendar. You can also choose to create a new calendar in Outlook.  How to sync your Google Calendar on Outlook for Mac 1. Launch Microsoft Outlook.  2. Click on "Outlook" in the top toolbar. 3. Select "Preferences" from the drop-down menu.  4. Choose "Accounts."  5. Click on the "+" icon at the bottom of the left sidebar. 6. Select "New Account."  7. In the login window that appears, enter the Gmail account associated with the Google Calendar you want to sync then press "Continue."   8. Choose "Continue" to authorize your Gmail account to be synced to the Microsoft Cloud.  9. A new browser window will open with a list of your Google Accounts. Select the email account you want to sync to Outlook.  1o. On the next page, click "Allow" to authorize Microsoft Apps & Services to have access to your Google Calendar.  11. Select "Open Microsoft Account" in the pop-up window that appears.  12. Click "Done" after your account has been added.  13. Click the Calendar icon at the bottom of Outlook's left sidebar to see your Google Calendar events in your Microsoft Calendar.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to add your Gmail account to your Microsoft Outlook email interface on a Mac or PC How to share your Outlook calendar with others to coordinate events, meetings, and more How to cancel a meeting in Microsoft Outlook on a PC or Mac computer, and alert all attendees How to reschedule a meeting in Microsoft Outlook and automatically notify all attendees How to unshare a calendar in Microsoft Outlook on your PC or Mac computer SEE ALSO: The best desktop computers Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Swayze Valentine is the only female treating fighters' cuts and bruises inside the UFC octagon
At this time, HBO Max does not offer any titles in 4K on the streaming platform. 4K resolution is the step above 1080p HD and Blu-Ray, and it's coveted for both new releases and fan favorites. For this reason, many HBO users expected 4K capabilities for the HBO Max launch, especially after neither HBO Go nor HBO Now offered any titles in 4K. HBO Max has said that 4K streaming is on the service's "roadmap," without specifying a time frame for when subscribers can expect the feature.   Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When HBO launched its Go and Now platforms, 4K wasn't a widely available format. But in recent years, more devices have been developed to support the high video quality, thus making it more highly sought after by viewers.  Despite this growing interest, HBO didn't shift its cable-compliment and stand-alone service to offering 4K. That was widely considered unusual, but when WarnerMedia announced the debut of HBO Max, many assumed the earlier reluctance was due to plans for its latest platform.  4K resolution is the latest and most advanced resolution, a step above 1080p and Blu-Ray. A similar component is HDR support (high dynamic range). Considering the service marketing itself as the premium HBO subscription, most users expect at least some 4K titles to be made available for viewing on their smart TV, mobile device, or computer. Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) Samsung 50-inch Smart TV (from $399.99 at Best Buy) Apple TV 4K (From $179.99 at Best Buy) HBO Max does not offer 4K at this time Unfortunately, the newest HBO streaming platform does not offer 4K capability. Complaints from fans of shows like "Game of Thrones" immediately followed the launch, as fans wanted to watch their favorite series in this best widely available format possible. Business Insider's Kevin Webb reported that the service doesn't offer high dynamic range (HDR) capabilities either. While this isn't a replacement for 4K, it's considered a suitable counterpart, enhancing colors and contrast in your TV display. In a statement to CNET, a spokesperson for HBO Max said that while 4K isn't currently available, the streaming service has plans for it. "4K HDR, Dolby Vision, HDR10 Plus and Dolby Atmos are on our roadmap," the spokesperson said, though a specific time frame for when subscribers can expect it was not provided.  HBO's other streaming services also lack 4K resolution HBO Go and its cable counterpart HBO Now also lack 4K streaming and always have. For this reason, many people mistakenly expected HBO Max to offer the best video quality format for its top-quality shows.  It's worth noting that if HBO is ever to add 4K titles, you'll still need a compatible device to stream it at that quality.  HBO Max's main rival streaming services offer 4K Some services include 4K capability in their monthly fee, but others only offer it through an upgrade. Netflix falls into the latter category, offering 4K and HDR streaming when you upgrade to their highest tier. This costs $15.99 per month compared to the base $8.99 per month level. Business Insider previously reported that Disney Plus offers 4K options on select titles for no additional cost. However, you'll need a 4K television or monitor and a suitable internet download speed. That includes some of the streamer's most sought-after titles, including the "Star Wars" and Marvel franchises. Similar to Disney Plus, Hulu requires compatible devices but features a smaller list of 4K titles. Amazon Prime also includes 4K titles in its pricing, leaving HBO as the only major streaming service without the option. Related coverage from Tech Reference: 'What is HBO Max?': Here's what you need to know about HBO's streaming service answer to Netflix and Hulu How to download HBO Max movies and shows onto your phone or tablet to watch when you're without internet How to add a profile to your HBO Max account, including 'Kid' profiles with parental controls How to 'cast' HBO Max onto your TV with a Google Chromecast device connected to your computer or phone How to change your payment method on HBO Max, no matter how you signed up for it SEE ALSO: The best 4K TVs for watching your favorite movies and TV in high quality Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why Pikes Peak is the most dangerous racetrack in America
You can easily take a screenshot on your Acer computer using its keyboard and pre-installed software. If you have an Acer device running Windows, you have several options when it comes to taking screenshots. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Knowing how to take screenshots is an invaluable skill for any internet user. It might sound advanced, but the process of taking a screenshot is quite simple once you know how. There are many different ways to take a screenshot on Acer laptops and devices, so there's bound to be a method that works for you. Here are three ways to take a screenshot on your Acer computer using Windows. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) Windows 10 (From $139.99 at Best Buy) How to take a screenshot on Acer using the Print Screen method, if you have Windows 7 The Print Screen method is usually the fastest and easiest way to take screenshots, but the downside is that it isn't the most convenient when it comes to editing a screenshot. This method works for Acer computers running Windows 7. 1. Open the content that you want to screenshot. 2. Locate the Print Screen key (labeled "PrtSc") on your keyboard and press it. 3. Open up a Windows program that allows you to paste images, like Paint or Microsoft Word. 4. Press Ctrl + V to paste the screenshot. Alternatively, right-click with your mouse and click on "Paste" in the menu that appears. 5. Save the screenshot under the title of your choice. How to take a screenshot on Acer using the Print Screen method, if you have Windows 8 or 10 1. Open the content that you want to screenshot. 2. Locate the Print Screen key (labeled "PrtSc") and the Windows key (labeled either "Win" or with the Windows logo), and hold both of them down simultaneously.  3. Your screenshot will be automatically saved to the Pictures library on your PC.  How to take a screenshot on Acer using the Snip & Sketch tool 1. Click inside the search bar at the bottom of your screen and type "snip." 2. Click on the Snip & Sketch app to open it. 3. Open the content you want to screenshot. Then, in the Snip & Sketch window, click "New." Click and drag the shape of the screenshot as desired. Once you lift your finger off the mouse, the screenshot will appear in the Snip & Sketch window and you will be able to edit it.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to take a screenshot on any iPhone model How to take a screenshot on a Google Chrome browser in 4 different ways, using a simple trick How to take a screenshot on your Lenovo computer How to take a screenshot on any HP computer or tablet How to take a screenshot on any Dell desktop computer or laptop SEE ALSO: The best routers Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why thoroughbred horse semen is the world's most expensive liquid
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You can download music from Tidal to your phone and listen to it later when you have no internet access or don't want to use your cellular data to stream audio.   To download an album or playlist, toggle the Download button at the top of the page for those tracks. To play downloaded tracks, put Tidal in Offline mode using the Settings page. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. As a Tidal subscriber, you have access to roughly 60 million tracks – but that doesn't do you any good if you're in a location without internet access. Tidal allows you to download songs to your phone and play them back anytime, even if you are in Airplane Mode or if you don't have Wi-Fi and would prefer not to use your cellular data plan to stream audio.   There are a few limitations to downloading in Tidal, though. First, you can only do this using a mobile app on your phone – you can't download tracks to your computer. Second, you can only download entire albums or playlists, not individual tracks.  If you want to download from Tidal and listen to music offline, here's how to do it.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to download an album from Tidal  1. Start the Tidal app on your phone. 2. Find an album you want to download. Browse or search for an album you want to download.  3. Open the album and confirm you see the tracklisting. 4. Swipe the Download button to the right to turn it on. The songs on the album will be added to the download queue and stored on your phone.   How to download a playlist from Tidal  1. Launch the Tidal app on your phone. 2 2. Tap "My Collection" at the bottom of the screen. 3. Select "Playlists." 4. Choose the playlist you want to download.  5. Swipe the Download button to the right to enable downloading. The songs in the playlist will be added to the download queue. How to play the music you've downloaded from Tidal without Wi-Fi or data service 1. With your data and Wi-Fi off or unavailable, launch the Tidal app.  2. After it opens on the "My Collection" page, locate the "Downloaded" link and tap it.  3. Choose the tracks you want to listen to and wait for it to begin playing automatically.  How to play the music you've downloaded from Tidal without turning your data off  1. To force your phone to play downloaded tracks, and avoid using cellular data, open the app.  2. Tap "My Collection" at the bottom right of the screen. 3. Choose the Settings icon in the top right.  4. Turn on Offline mode by swiping the button to the right.  5. When you want to use data to listen to Tidal again, select the Home button at the bottom of the screen. 6. Tap "Go online" to take Tidal out of offline mode.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to download music from Pandora with a Pandora Premium subscription How to download albums on Spotify to listen to them offline, using the desktop or mobile app What to do if your music won't download in Apple Music on an iPhone or iPad 'Why is Apple Music not playing?': 4 ways to fix your Apple Music app if it won't play music How to combine your playlists on Spotify, and put all of your favorite songs in one place SEE ALSO: The best music streaming services you can subscribe to Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why thoroughbred horse semen is the world's most expensive liquid
You can log out of your Tidal account from your computer's browser by clicking your account name or through the mobile app's settings icon. You can authorize any number of mobile devices to play offline music. You may want to deauthorize a device if you no longer own it or use it for Tidal. To deauthorize a device using the mobile app, open the settings page, and go to "Authorized devices." Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Tidal doesn't always keep accurate track of your authorized devices. There are bugs in the Tidal service that often prevent authorized devices from showing up in the list on the web and mobile devices. Unfortunately, there's no known workaround for these issues right now.  But as a Tidal subscriber, you can sign into the service on as many devices as you like, including phones, tablets, and PCs. Once logged in, Tidal will allow you to listen to music on a single online device or up to five offline devices.  You don't have to sign out of one device to play on another, either. The music should automatically pause. However, if you are no longer using Tidal on a device or no longer own the device, you might want to deauthorize it.  Once you've decided you want to logout of Tidal on a device, here's how to do it. Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to log out of Tidal on a computer 1. Open my.tidal.com in a web browser. 2. Click your account name at the top left of the screen. 3. In the dropdown menu, choose "Log out." How to log out of Tidal in the mobile app 1. Start the Tidal app.  2. Tap "My Collection" at the bottom right of the screen.  3. Select the Settings icon at the top right.  4. Tap your account name at the top of the page.  5. Scroll down to the bottom of your profile page and tap "Log out." How to deauthorize a device on Tidal using the mobile app 1. Start the Tidal app. 2. Choose "My Collection" at the bottom right of the screen.  3. Tap the Settings icon at the top right.  4. Scroll down and select "Authorized devices." 5. Select the device you want to deauthorize. 6. Tap "Deauthorize device."  How to deauthorize a device on Tidal on a computer 1. Open my.tidal.com in a browser.  2. Log in if you're not already signed into your account.  3. Choose "Offline devices." 4. On the Manage your offline devices page, select the device you want to deauthorize.  5. Click "Remove Device." Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to remove devices from your Spotify account using your computer or mobile device How to delete your Pandora account on desktop or mobile, and erase all of your stations and data How to delete your Spotify account, and erase your personal data and playlists How to cancel your Apple Music subscription on a Mac computer How to cancel your Spotify Premium account on an iPhone in 2 ways (though you can't do it through the Spotify app) SEE ALSO: The best music streaming services you can subscribe to Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Epidemiologists debunk 13 coronavirus myths
You can take a screenshot in Minecraft on a wide variety of platforms. If you're playing Minecraft on a Mac, PC, or Chromebook, you can use your computer's built-in screenshot tools. If you're playing Minecraft on a gaming console, you'll press the Share or Screenshot button on your controller. Taking a screenshot on an iPhone or Android device only takes a quick button press. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Minecraft is one of the most popular games of all time, whether you're playing it with others or by yourself. But no matter how you play, half the fun comes from sharing your creations or exploits with others. Taking screenshots is the easiest way to do that. Here's how to take a screenshot in Minecraft, on nearly every platform that it's available on. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Minecraft Java Edition (From $26.95 at Minecraft) iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) Nintendo Switch (From $299.99 at Target) Xbox One S (from $389.95 at Amazon) Sony Playstation 4 Pro (from $359.99 at Game Stop) How to take a screenshot in Minecraft on a Mac, PC, or Chromebook If you're running Minecraft Java Edition on a PC, you only need to press the F2 key to take a screenshot. The screenshot will be saved to a particular Minecraft folder — you can find it by searching for ".minecraft\screenshots" on your computer. If you're playing Minecraft Windows 10 edition, however, you can take a screenshot using any of Windows' built-in screenshot tools — these include the Print Screen button, and the Windows Game Bar menu. For a full list of Windows' screenshot tools, check out our article, "How to take a screenshot on Windows 10 computers in several different ways." On a Mac computer, press Command + Shift + 3. This will take a screenshot of the entire screen, which will then be saved to the desktop. On a Chromebook, you can press Ctrl and the "Show all open windows" button, which is the button that looks like a box with two lines to its right. It might also be labeled F5. The screenshot will be saved to your Files app. How to take a screenshot in Minecraft on a PlayStation, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch To take a screenshot on the PlayStation 4, simply press and hold the Share button, or press the Share button and then the triangle button. And if you're one of the few people who still uses a PlayStation Vita, you can take a screenshot by pressing the Start button and the PS button at the same time. On an Xbox One, press the Xbox button twice in quick succession, then press the Y button to take a screenshot. Every Nintendo Switch controller has a button in the shape of a small black square on the left side. To take a screenshot on a Switch, all you need to do is press this button. How to take a screenshot in Minecraft on an iPhone or Android device To take a screenshot on an iPhone with a home button, press the home button and the lock button at the same time. On an iPhone without a home button, press the lock button and the raise volume button at the same time. For Android devices, press the power button and the lower volume button at the same time to take a screenshot. Related coverage from Tech Reference: Where are Steam screenshots saved? How to find you screen grabs on the Steam gaming app or your hard drive How to unfreeze a Nintendo Switch in 4 different ways when it stops responding How to watch Netflix on your Xbox One console in 6 simple steps How to block a website on a Windows 10 computer in 2 different ways How to take a screenshot on any Dell desktop computer or laptop SEE ALSO: The best gaming PCs Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why electric planes haven't taken off yet
You can block someone on Pinterest by going to their profile and selecting the three horizontal dots above their board.  When you block someone on Pinterest, you can no longer message each other, follow each other, or save one another's pins. Once you block someone, you can still show up in each others' feeds and searches, and pins of theirs that you saved will not disappear from your boards unless you delete them manually. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Pinterest is the perfect platform for keeping your ideas organized, whether you're trying to put together plans for a bachelorette party, a home remodel, or a Dungeons and Dragons game.  On Pinterest, you can browse your feed based on interests and "pin" what you like to your board. Occasionally you might follow someone if you consistently like what they post. A private messaging function, similar to what's available on most social media, allows you to directly communicate with other Pinterest users. But if you find yourself receiving hateful messages, spam, or want to limit the private interaction someone has with you on the social site, the best thing to do is block the user who is sending them. When you block somebody on Pinterest, they will no longer be able to follow you, message you, or save your pins. If they try to, they'll be notified that you blocked them. They can still appear in your searches and on your feed, and pins of theirs that you have saved will not disappear. If you want to block someone on Pinterest, here's how to do it.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to block someone on Pinterest on a computer 1. Log in to Pinterest.com on a web browser.  2. Visit the profile of the user you wish to block. 3. Tap the three horizontal dots on the upper left corner of their profile board. 4. In the dropdown menu that appears, tap the Block button. 5. A message will appear asking you to confirm this action. Tap Block again to complete the process and block the user. How to block someone on Pinterest on the mobile app 1. Open the Pinterest app on your mobile device.  2. Go to the profile of the user or business you want to block.  3. Tap the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner of the profile 4. Tap Block from the pop-up menu.  5. Select Block again to confirm the action.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to block someone on YouTube so that they can't comment on your videos You can't block someone on Spotify, but you can adjust your privacy settings — here's how How to block a page on Facebook using your computer or mobile device How to block someone on LinkedIn or unblock them, using your computer or the mobile app How to block or unblock someone on Snapchat, and what happens when you do block someone SEE ALSO: The best Apple MacBook laptops Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why electric planes haven't taken off yet
You can set up text-to-speech donations on Twitch through a widget called an "Alert Box." With text-to-speech donations enabled, viewers can attach messages to their donations, which will then be read aloud on your stream. You can also set up a blacklist of words that the text-to-speech robot won't read. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you're active on Twitch, you might have seen popular streamers get donations from viewers. Many streamers also use text-to-speech donations, which lets a robot read each donor's name and attached message out loud. These text-to-speech donations are a great way to acknowledge your donors and encourage more people to donate. Keep reading to learn how to set up text-to-speech donations on your Twitch channel, using Streamlabs on your Mac or PC. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to set up text-to-speech donations on Twitch Before you can set up text-to-speech donations on Twitch, you'll need to set up an Alert Box using Streamlabs OBS. Alert Boxes can be found in Streamlabs OBS under "Themes" in the "Widget Themes" section. After you've picked out an Alert Box theme you like and added it to your stream's channel, you can set up text-to-speech donations. 1. Go to streamlabs.com and log into your Twitch account. 2. Once you're logged in, click on "Alert Box" in the left side menu. 3. Make sure your Alert Box isn't set to v2 Beta. This guide is for the original version of the Streamlands Alert Box. Alert Box v2, which is still in beta, is organized differently. If you have the beta v2 version of Alert Box enabled, you'll need to click the v2 slider to disable it in order to follow this guide. 4. Scroll down to the settings menu and click on "Donations." Then, click on "Open Text to Speech." 5. Click "Enabled" to enable text-to-speech donations. You can also customize a few text-to-speech settings from this screen if you wish, such as the volume level and language spoken when your donation alert sounds. 6. Now that text-to-speech has been enabled, you'll want to make sure your stream obeys Twitch's Terms of Service, in case anyone abuses your text-to-speech function by submitting profanity. Scroll back up to the settings menu and click on "General Settings." 7. Scroll down to the "Profanity Filter" section, click on the drop-down menu, and click on the customization settings you prefer. You can also set custom "bad words" to include in the profanity filter; just type in the word or phrase you want to blacklist, then click "Blacklist." 8. Once you're done customizing your settings, scroll all the way down and click "Save Settings" to apply your changes. Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to 'Whisper' on Twitch to send a private message to any user How to change your Twitch username in 6 simple steps, and rebrand your streaming channel How to find your Twitch stream key, which will let you start streaming games and access other features How to subscribe to a channel on Twitch to show your support and unlock exclusive features How to link an Amazon Prime subscription to your Twitch account, and gain access to exclusive Twitch Prime features SEE ALSO: The best noise-cancelling headphones Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why Pikes Peak is the most dangerous racetrack in America
You can block a website on a Windows 10 computer using the Microsoft Edge browser. To block sites through Microsoft Edge, head to Microsoft's Family Safety site and log in with your adult Microsoft account. Adult Microsoft accounts can't block websites, so you'll need to create a child's account. Using the Family Safety app, you can block websites on Windows 10, Xbox One, and Android devices, all at once. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Windows 10 has built-in parental controls that you can use to block undesirable websites through the Microsoft Edge web browser. This can help keep your kids safe when they're using your computer unsupervised.  But in order to block websites, your child will need to have their own Windows user account and sign in on their own — they can't simply use your account, because you can't block websites on adult accounts. Here's how to set up a Windows account for your kids, and use it to block websites on Windows 10. Note that you can set this up using any internet browser, but once you do, the sites will only be blocked in Microsoft Edge — any other browser will be unaffected. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Windows 10 (From $139.99 at Best Buy) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Xbox One S (from $389.95 at Amazon) How to block websites on Windows 10 Set up a Windows account for kids If your kid can already log into your Windows 10 with their own account, skip down to the next section. If not, you'll need to start by adding a child account to your PC, so that Windows knows when they're logged in. 1. Create an outlook.com email address for your child. After the account has been created and your child knows how to log in to check his or her email, add your child's account to your Windows 10 PC. Start by clicking the Start button and choosing the gear-shaped Settings icon.   2. Click "Accounts" and then click "Family & other users." 3. Click "Add a family member" and follow the directions to "add a member" and enter your child's email address. 4. After you've added your child's account, click it on the Family & other users page and click "Can log in."  Block websites through Microsoft's website 1. In a web browser, go to family.microsoft.com and sign in with your adult Microsoft account.  2. Find your child's account on the "Your family" page. Under their name, click "More options" and then click "Content restrictions." 3. In the section labeled "Web browsing," turn on "Block inappropriate websites" by sliding the switch to the right. You should now see controls for blocking and allowing specific websites. 4. To block a website, click "Add a website you want to block" and then type or paste in the URL. You should see it appear in a list under the text box. If you prefer, you can choose to block all sites except for a few that you specifically approve. To do that, click "Only allow these websites" and enter the sites you want to allow, one at a time, in the text box labeled "Add a website you want to allow." How to block websites across Windows 10, Xbox One, and Android devices Microsoft offers a way to block undesirable websites no matter where your child is — as long as they're using a Windows 10, Xbox One, or an Android phone.  Microsoft's Family Safety app is an Android app you can use to filter the content your kids can access on their devices.  1. To get started, install Family Safety on your Android phone and log in with your adult Microsoft account. 2. On the home screen, tap your child's name and then tap "Content filters." 3. Tap "Web and search." 4. To block a site, type or paste a URL in the "Add a website" field in the "Never allowed" section. It'll appear in the list in the "Never allowed" section.  5. Tap "Save" at the top right of the screen.  You can also choose to block all sites except for a few that you specifically approve. To do that, turn on  "Only let them use allowed websites" by swiping the button to the right and then and entering the sites you want to allow, one at a time, in the "Add a website" field.  Now, these websites will be blocked or allowed on every device that's logged into your child's Microsoft account. Related coverage from Tech Reference: 7 easy ways to speed up your Windows 10 computer, from disabling unneeded effects to upgrading your hardware How to take a screenshot on Windows 10 computers in several different ways How to change the size of your desktop icons on a Windows 10 computer How to create a guest account on your Windows 10 computer in 6 steps 5 ways to save battery on any Windows laptop and keep your computer running longer SEE ALSO: The best all-in-one PCs you can buy Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Here's what it's like to travel during the coronavirus outbreak
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OneNote automatically saves your work through its notebook syncing feature.  To use this Microsoft note-taking app feature, you have to enable the "Sync automatically whenever there are changes" option through the File menu.  On a Windows PC, you can disable and re-enable OneNote's syncing feature at any time. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. OneNote, an organizational platform in Microsoft's Office Suite, offers an elegant solution to organizing your personal and professional notes. The program's default setting on PCs and Macs is to save your work as you type automatically, and it's one powerful way OneNote helps keep your life in order. If, however, your OneNote application is no longer saving as you go, you can re-enable the program's automatic sync function to ensure things are continuously saved. It's important to note that you can't enable or disable the auto-sync feature on OneNote for Macs, unlike PCs. So if you're using the note-taking app on a Mac, trust that your work will always autosave.  Here's how PC users can enable auto-saving in a few easy steps.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) Microsoft Office (From $149.99 at Best Buy) Windows 10 (From $139.99 at Best Buy) How to autosave on OneNote using the sync feature on PC 1. Launch the OneNote app for Windows. 2. Click "File" in the top left corner of your open OneNote window. 3. Select "View Sync Status." 4. Select "Sync automatically whenever there are changes."  5. Click "Close" to return to your notebook. If there have been changes since your last manual sync, the notebook will then automatically sync. Related coverage from Tech Reference: Microsoft's OneNote note-taking app is free — here's how to download it on any device How to uninstall Microsoft OneNote from your PC or Mac computer How to create a new notebook in your Microsoft OneNote app How to delete a notebook in OneNote on your computer and remove old or unwanted files How to share a Microsoft OneNote notebook on a Mac or PC to collaborate with others SEE ALSO: The best all-in-one PCs you can buy Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why you don't see brilliantly blue fireworks
You can block emails on AOL by adding the person who sent the email to your "Block Senders" list, or by marking the email as spam. If you're using AOL Mail on your computer, you can add emails to the Block Senders list through your settings menu. If you're using the AOL Mail mobile app, you can mark emails as spam, which will prevent those senders from getting to your inbox. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Like most email services, AOL gives you a way to block unwanted emails from cluttering your inbox. However, how you block senders depends upon whether you're using AOL Mail in a web browser or mobile app. In a browser, you can add unwanted email addresses to a list of blocked senders. In the mobile app, you can flag emails as spam, which will send any future messages from that sender to the Spam folder automatically.  Here's how to block emails on AOL, via a browser on your Mac or PC, or the mobile app on your iPhone or Android device. Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to block emails on AOL in a web browser 1. Open AOL Mail in a browser and then click "Options" in the upper-right corner of the web page, just under your email address.  2. In the drop-down menu, choose "Mail Settings." 3. On the Mail Settings page, click "Block Senders," which you can find in the navigation pane on the left side of the screen.  4. Enter the email address of someone you want to block, and then press Enter or Return, or click the "+" to the right of the email address. Repeat that process for as many senders as you want to block.  5. When you're done, click "Save Settings."  How to block emails on AOL in the mobile app 1. In the AOL mobile app, tap an email from a sender you want to block.  2. Tap the three-dot menu at the bottom-right of the screen and then tap "Mark as Spam." 3. Repeat this process for any other emails you want to block.  Once you mark an email as spam, future emails from that sender should be deleted automatically. It'll also help AOL's algorithms catch more spam from other senders in the future. Related coverage from Tech Reference:  How to change your AOL password or reset it if you've forgotten it How to mark all Gmail as read to clear up your inbox of unread emails How to forward email from a Yahoo Mail account to Gmail or other email services How to schedule send an email on Gmail on desktop or mobile, if you want to compose an email but schedule it to send at a later time How to find archived emails in Gmail in 2 simple ways on Mac or PC SEE ALSO: The best all-in-one PCs you can buy Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: The rise and fall of Donald Trump's $365 million airline
When you sync OneNote notebooks, you ensure your work on Microsoft's notes composition app is consistent and backed up across your devices. By default, OneNote syncs automatically, but there's also the option to sync your notebooks manually. Manual sync on OneNote can be configured and performed through the "View Sync Status" under the File menu. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Microsoft's OneNote program is one way to stay on top of and share essential project notes and materials. To help save your work and ensure no progress is lost, whether you're in the office or working on the go, the OneNote software offers users a sync feature. No matter what device you're on, OneNote will update your latest changes so they're visible anywhere your notebook is open.  Even better, with syncing across platforms, your most current OneNote work is accessible to shared notebook viewers and editors. You can choose to sync a single notebook or all of them.  OneNote syncs automatically on Macs and PCs, but you can also manually sync your notebooks to have changes uploaded faster on a Windows laptop or desktop. Here's how PC users can get started configuring and executing manual syncing in OneNote in five steps.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Microsoft Office (From $149.99 at Best Buy) Windows 10 (From $139.99 at Best Buy) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to sync OneNote notebooks on a PC 1. Launch OneNote from your PC. 2. Select "File" to pull up account details and options for notebooks you've created. 3. Click "View Sync Status." 4. A window titled "Shared Notebook Synchronization" will pop up. At the top, select "Sync manually" from the program's two listed options. 5. Next to the notebook you want to sync, click "Sync Now manually." Related coverage from Tech Reference: What is OneNote? How Microsoft's note-taking app can help you organize your work Microsoft's OneNote note-taking app is free — here's how to download it on any device How to create a new notebook in your Microsoft OneNote app How to delete a notebook in OneNote on your computer and remove old or unwanted files How to save a OneNote as a PDF and print, share, or view your notes offline SEE ALSO: The best all-in-one PCs you can buy Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: The rise and fall of Donald Trump's $365 million airline
You can stop Google Chrome from blocking downloads by temporarily turning off the Safe Browsing feature, located in the Privacy and security section of Chrome's Settings page.  Chrome's Safe Browsing feature is designed to protect you from malicious websites and infected files that can damage your computer or compromise your security.  After you download the blocked file, it's a good idea to re-enable Safe Browsing. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Chrome's built-in security tools are your first line of defense against online malware, including dangerous websites and malicious downloads.  Unfortunately, Chrome is sometimes too cautious and can block perfectly safe files, which it believes might be dangerous.  If you are trying to download a file, but Chrome won't allow it, you can temporarily (or permanently) disable the browser's security. Of course, you should be sure the file is safe before you choose to override Chrome's protection.  Here's how to do it.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to stop Chrome from blocking downloads 1. Open Chrome and click the three-dot menu at the top right of the window.  2. In the drop-down menu, choose "Settings." 3. On the Settings page, in the You and Google section, click "Privacy and security." 4. In the Privacy and Security section of the main page, click "Security." 5. In the Safe Browsing section, click "No protection (not recommended)" to turn the feature off. 6. Click "Turn off" in the pop-up to confirm you want to do this. 7. Download the file that was blocked.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to delete saved passwords on Google Chrome, so that your login data isn't stored by Google How to stop notifications from Google Chrome for a specific site or altogether How to backup your Google Chrome bookmarks in 2 ways, so you never lose track of your favorite sites How to get your toolbar back in Google Chrome if you've hidden it, in 3 different ways How to go into 'Incognito Mode' on a Google Chrome browser, and stop Google from saving your search and browsing history SEE ALSO: The best laptops of 2020 for studying, working or gaming Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why American sunscreens may not be protecting you as much as European sunscreens
There's no built-in tool that lets you know if someone blocked you on Facebook Messenger.  However, you can infer if you have been blocked on Messenger by the state of the message status icon. For privacy and security reasons, Facebook doesn't reveal if someone on Facebook Messenger has blocked you. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Facebook doesn't make it easy to know whether someone has blocked you.  They do this for privacy and security reasons, which means that, unfortunately, you won't get confirmation that someone has blocked your account.  However, it is possible to deduce whether you've been blocked based on how the Messenger app behaves when you try to send a message. Here's how you can tell if someone's blocked you on the Facebook messaging app.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to know if someone blocked you on Messenger When you use the Messenger app on your phone or in a browser on your desktop, you are probably familiar with the status icons next to the messages you send. There are four: 1. An unfilled, empty circle means the message has not been sent. This is typically because you don't have any internet access when you try to send a message.  2. An unfilled icon with a check mark means the message has been sent but not delivered to the recipient. 3. An icon that's filled in means the message has been delivered. 4. An icon that's filled with your recipient's profile picture means it has been read.   As long as the recipient is logged into Facebook, your message should be delivered within a few moments, which means you'll see the icon's filled-in version. Of course, it might not be read for a while (your recipient needs to open Messenger and view the message thread).  If you send a message to someone and the message is not delivered, it generally means one of two things: The user has not logged into Facebook The user has blocked you on Messenger It's not always possible to tell the difference, but if you see that the recipient has posted to his or her Facebook page or comments on other people's posts, that implies he or she is logged into Facebook. If your message remains undelivered, you are probably blocked.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: 'What do the check marks mean on Facebook Messenger?': Here's what you need to know How to block or unblock someone on the Facebook Messenger app How to save a video from Facebook Messenger on your iPhone or Android phone How to archive conversations on Facebook Messenger, and view your archived messages How to see a list of users you've blocked on Facebook in 5 simple steps SEE ALSO: The best cheap phones for staying in touch Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Swayze Valentine is the only female treating fighters' cuts and bruises inside the UFC octagon
You can clear your Gmail cache by selecting the "Clear browsing data" option in the "More Tools" located in the email client's Settings menu. If your Gmail account is configured for offline email, you can remove your cache by disabling offline emails in Gmail's Chrome browser settings.  To thoroughly clear your Gmail cache, you should also clear your browsing data and remove the site data file for mail.google.com.  Gmail stores files in a cache on your computer, which could be a security risk, especially if other people have access to the PC. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Gmail stores a variety of files on your computer in a temporary cache.  This permits your computer to run Gmail faster and more efficiently. It also lets you access your Gmail and draft messages offline without internet access if you've already enabled offline email in Gmail.  If you use Gmail in any other browser, the steps to clear the cache are a little different. In Firefox, follow the steps to clear your cache in Firefox. If you use Gmail in Microsoft Edge, follow the steps to clear your cache in Edge.  In Chrome, it's not necessary, but it's best to turn off Gmail's offline email feature if it's enabled. This way, additional cached files will not be saved to your computer as you work, and Gmail will delete its existing email cache when the feature is disabled.  Once you've done this, you can clear your Gmail cache and delete all Gmail files from your computer in just a few clicks.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to clear your Gmail cache using Chrome  1. Open Gmail in Chrome.  2. Click the Settings icon, shaped like a gear.  3. Choose "See all settings." 4. At the top of the page, select "Offline." 5. If offline mail is enabled, clear the checkmark, and click "Save Changes."  6. Your cached email should be deleted automatically, but continue with the following steps to be sure everything is removed.  7. In Chrome, select the three-dot menu.  8. Choose "More Tools." 9. Click "Clear browsing data." 10. In the Time range menu, choose "All time."  11. Ensure "Cookies and other site data" as well as "Cached images and files" are checked. 12. Choose "Clear data."  13. In Chrome's address bar, type "chrome://settings/siteData" and press Enter.  14. Scroll down until you find "mail.google.com" and select the trash can icon to delete it.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: How to clear the cache on your Chromebook to keep your computer running smoothly How to clear the cache on a Google Chrome browser to make it run more efficiently How to get desktop notifications for Gmail on your computer, so you won't miss important messages How to search Gmail for any email or sender on desktop or mobile, and use advanced search options How to clear your Gmail search history on a computer or mobile device SEE ALSO: These are the best budget laptops of 2020 Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Swayze Valentine is the only female treating fighters' cuts and bruises inside the UFC octagon
You can block someone on YouTube by opening their profile and choosing the "Block user" option on their "About" page. To block a user using the YouTube mobile app, go to the user's profile page and tap the three-dot menu at the top of the page.  You can see all your blocked users and unblock them on desktop through the YouTube Studio page, or on mobile by going to each profile page you blocked individually. When you block someone on YouTube, you stop that user from commenting on your videos but won't prevent the user from viewing your videos.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Posting videos on your YouTube channel means opening your work up to the general public, and that can lead to unwanted comments from some users.  If you have unpleasant interactions with a YouTube user, you can block them from making additional comments on your videos. Note that this won't stop them from viewing your videos — it only stops them from commenting. There's no way to block someone from watching a video, aside from making it unavailable to everyone in their country. Here's how to do it using a Mac or PC, and an iPhone or Android device. Check out the products mentioned in this article: iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to block someone on YouTube using a computer 1. Open YouTube in any internet browser and navigate to the profile of the user you want to block. To do this, you'll just have to find a comment or video by them and click their username. 2. At the top right of the user's profile page, "About." Then click the gray flag icon that appears on the page that opens.  3. In the pop-up menu, click "Block user." Confirm you really want to block the individual by clicking "Submit." How to block someone on YouTube using the mobile app 1. Start the YouTube app on your phone and open the profile of the person you want to block. You can do this by tapping their profile picture wherever they've posted. 2. At the top of their profile, tap the three-dot icon and then click "Block user" from the pop-up menu.  3. Confirm that you really want to block the user.   How to unblock someone on YouTube  If you block someone — either intentionally or by accident — and later want to let this person comment on your videos again, you can easily unblock the user using the website.  1. From the YouTube homepage, click your account avatar at the top-right and then click "YouTube Studio" in the drop-down menu.  2. In the navigation pane on the left, click "Settings." The Settings window should appear.  3. Click "Community."  4. In the "Hidden users" section, find the person you want to unblock and click the "X" to remove them from the list.  You can also unblock a user by going to their profile page (either in the web browser or on the mobile app) and selecting "Unblock user" from the flag or three-dot menu. Related coverage from Tech Reference: You can't see who liked your comment on YouTube, but you can see how many likes your post has — here's how How to set parental controls on YouTube in 2 different ways YouTube TV doesn't offer 4K streaming, but you can find some 4K content on YouTube — here's what you need to know Yes, the Amazon Fire Stick has YouTube — here's how to download it and watch videos How to change your YouTube password, which is also the password for your Google account SEE ALSO: The best all-in-one PCs you can buy Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: What it takes to be a PGA Tour caddie
There's no way to search for a specific show by name on Pluto TV. Instead of directly searching, you can browse through Pluto TV's catalog by genre, channel, and the time of day when the show airs. Searching for a show like this is almost exactly the same whether you're using Pluto TV on your computer, mobile device, or TV. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Pluto TV is a popular video streaming service that offers a combination of live TV and on-demand content that's all free.  While Pluto offers an enormous amount of content, there's no search feature available in any of its apps. Pluto is designed to look and work like a traditional channel guide for a cable TV or satellite system, and relies entirely on browsing to find the shows you want to watch.  It seems likely that as the service grows in popularity, a true search tool will eventually be developed for Pluto TV. In the meantime, here is how to use Pluto's browsing functions to search for TV shows and movies.  Check out the products mentioned in this article: Pluto TV (Free at Pluto TV) Samsung 50-inch Smart TV (From $399.99 at Best Buy) iPhone 11 (From $699.99 at Apple) Samsung Galaxy S10 (From $699.99 at Walmart) Apple Macbook Pro (From $1,299.00 at Apple) Acer Chromebook 15 (From $179.99 at Walmart) How to search for live TV on Pluto TV No matter which platform you're using to view Pluto TV — the web, a mobile device, or your smart TV — the interface is essentially identical; the only difference is whether you control it using a mouse, your finger, or a remote control. As mentioned, there's no way to search directly for a show within Pluto TV. However, you can browse. 1. Start by narrowing your selection to the genre or category you're interested in. On the web and smart TVs, you'll find the list of categories on the left side of the screen, and it includes a dozen options like Movies, Comedy and Sports. On your phone or tablet, the categories scroll to the left and right above the channels.  2. Once you select a category, scroll through the available channels within the category.  3. When you see the show you want to watch, select it. Note that you can only watch the show that's currently airing — you'll have to wait to see any shows listed to the right, as if you were watching live TV (which is essentially what you're doing).  How to search for on demand programming on Pluto TV 1. Switch to on demand by selecting "On Demand" at the top of the screen (or, on your phone or tablet, at the bottom). 2. Choose the category you want to search for — you can find the categories on the left side of the screen on the web and smart TV, or across the top on your phone.  3. Scroll through the available on-demand options and select the movie you want to watch.  Related coverage from Tech Reference: 'Can you record on Sling TV?': How to add Cloud DVR to the internet TV service and use it to record shows and movies Does Hulu have ESPN? How to get the popular sports network packaged with your Hulu plan How to search on the Quibi app to find content by title, talent, genre, and more 'What is the X-Ray feature on Amazon Prime Video?': How to find and view bonus material about TV shows and movies How to find and watch your Amazon Prime Video purchases on any device SEE ALSO: The best 4K TVs Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Pathologists debunk 13 coronavirus myths
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