The ‘Internet’ Archives
Posted September 19, 2015 by

How to Limit Gmail Notifications to Your Primary Inbox on iPhone


I have three email accounts set up on my iPhone: my personal email, my junk email, and my work email. I have to check all of them occasionally, but I only want push notifications when an important email message comes to my personal email account. The rest can wait until I sit down to check them. One […]

Category Apple iPhone, Google

Posted September 14, 2015 by

How Do I Turn Off Video Auto-play on Facebook

Disable FB video autoplay

On Facebook, videos that are directly uploaded to the site now play automatically. Because of a feature introduced earlier to mobile devices, users looked for ways to stop videos from playing automatically on YouTube. With the implementation of auto-play on computer web browsers, people will be more inclined to upload videos to Facebook instead of […]

Category Facebook, Internet

Posted August 26, 2015 by

Reminders App: How Do I Trigger Location-Based Reminders on iPhone

How to Trigger Location-Based Reminders on iPhone

The Reminders app on your iPhone is a powerful tool which helps you get organized and reminds you of important tasks and events. Creating a reminder gives you a free virtual secretary that will call your attention to significant items on your to-do list. You can edit reminders as information and events change. You can […]

Posted August 25, 2015 by

How to Clear an App’s Cache and Data on Android

Clear Cache and App Data on Android

An application’s cache and data store the information you enter, achieve, or save while you use the app. An application’s data is responsible for storing offline app and game data, which allows you to save games and continue where you left off at a later time. However, as time goes by, some applications may horde […]

Category Android, Apps

Posted August 23, 2015 by

How to Get eBooks from Your Library

How to use OverDrive

I am a huge fan of eBooks from my public library. Most public libraries now have sizable eBook offerings, and the number of digital titles is increasing every day. Here is the lowdown on how to check out eBooks from your library and download them to your device using the free OverDrive app.

Posted August 20, 2015 by

Windows 10: How to Change the Default Web Browser

Windows 10 How to Change Default Browser

Windows 10 comes with Microsoft Edge as the default web browser. This means that web pages opened using Cortana or the Start menu will open in Edge. Edge is an interesting new take on the internet browser. (Check out How to Annotate Web Pages or Sharing with Edge for starters.) However, Edge is a new browser that does […]

Posted August 17, 2015 by

Microsoft Edge: How to Use Reading Mode

Microsoft Edge how to use reading mode

The internet has a well deserved reputation as the ultimate time sink. One minute you are researching the cultural impact of Hellenistic Greece, and a few clicks later you, find yourself scrolling through endless pages of baby animals snuggling with sleeping babies. While this might be a fun way to pass the time, sometimes we really […]

Posted August 15, 2015 by

How to Share with Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge- Share Web Pages

Do you want to email an interesting article to a co-worker or post a cool infographic to your Facebook page? Using Microsoft Edge’s integrated sharing feature, you can share through a variety of mediums without leaving the page you are viewing. Many websites already have buttons to share their content on popular social media sites, but the built-in Edge sharing option […]

Posted August 14, 2015 by

How to Annotate Webpages with Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge Draw

Microsoft Edge is the default browser on Windows 10, and it comes with quite a few tricks up its sleeve. One that sets it apart from its competitors is the ability to write, doodle, and highlight directly on web pages.  If you are using a touch screen device, go ahead and use your finger to scribble away. If not, you […]

Posted August 14, 2015 by

How to Enable Smart Lock and Trusted Face on Your Android Phone

Mobile Security for Android Smartphones and Tablets

Here is some good news for you. Lollipop 5.0 comes with features to keep your Android phone secure without having to punch in your passcode constantly. With Smart Lock, you type your passcode once, and as long as your phone stays near you or in a trusted location, you do not have to type it […]

Category Android, Apps