Category: tech-tips

How to fix CBS All Access not working on Amazon Firestick

Online streaming services have become extremely popular. People haven’t completely cut the cord and still buy cable subscriptions but networks like CBS have online streaming options to remain competitive with Hulu, HBO, Netflix etc. CBS All Access not working on Amazon Firestick Streaming services aren’t just for mobile devices or computers. Smart TVs and TV […]

How to fix PC automatically goes to BIOS

When you turn your computer on, regardless if it’s running Windows or Linux, it gives you a brief window during which you can boot to BIOS. This window tends to be longer if your system is older because the OS’s bootloader takes longer to load. On newer system, you only have a few seconds before […]

How to open Folder options on Windows 11

File Explorer in Windows 11 looks different than it did in Windows 10. Beyond the rounded corners and new icons, the ribbon has also changed. It’s much more comprehensive and you will find that many buttons are simply gone.  The ribbon in File Explorer was useful. It wasn’t cluttered with useless options and the new […]

Shadow of War on Linux

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an action RPG developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. It is the second game in the Middle Earth series and is available for PS4, Windows, and Xbox One. Here’s how you can play it on Linux. How to get Middle-earth: Shadow of War working on Linux Middle-earth: […]

How to play Tyranny on Linux

Tyranny is an RPG video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Paradox Interactive. Currently, it is out on Windows, OSX, and Linux. Here’s how to get it working on your Linux PC. Getting Tyranny working on Linux Tyranny was natively released on Linux. However, you’ll need to install Steam to play it on […]

The Fall of Max Payne on Linux

Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne is the sequel to the original Max Payne game developed by Remedy and published by Rockstar. It follows detective Max Payne and continues his story. Here’s how to play it on Linux. Getting Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne working on Linux Max Payne 2: […]

How to open the Apps list on Windows 11

Microsoft is not done experimenting with the Start Menu. The Start Menu in Windows 8 was nothing short of a disaster and became one of the worst criticisms of the OS. Microsoft eventually had to ‘fix’ it but Windows 11 has a new Start Menu which is different from the Start Menu in Windows 10, […]

How to play Mirror’s Edge on Linux

Mirror’s Edge is an action/platformer game for PC, Xbox 360, and PS3. It was developed by DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It is set in a futuristic city and follows Faith Connors, an underground parkour courier. Here’s how to play it on Linux. Getting Mirror’s Edge working on Linux Mirror’s Edge works pretty well […]

How to play Yooka-Laylee on Linux

Yooka-Laylee is a platformer game developed by Team 7, which was the original developer team behind the N64 game Banjo-Kazooie. Here’s how to play this game on your Linux PC. Getting Yooka-Laylee working on Linux Yooka-Laylee works on Linux, but you’ll only be able to play it on your Linux computer with the help of […]

How to upgrade to Pop_OS 21.04

Pop_OS 21.04 is finally out! With this new release comes excellent new features such as “COSMIC” that allows users to customize their Pop desktop, new trackpad gestures for laptops, and more. In this guide, we’ll show you how to upgrade your system to the new Pop_OS release. Note: This upgrade is intended for those using […]

How to fix YouTube TV family sharing not working

YouTube has a premium/paid version called YouTube TV. You can watch movies on it, and select content/shows from YouTube channels. It’s only available in select countries and costs $ 65 which is not cheap. Because YouTube TV is so expensive, there is Family Sharing which allows users to share a single subscription with family numbers. […]

How to edit the Hosts file on Linux

The Hosts file on Linux is responsible for mapping hostnames and IP addresses. It’s a plain text file named “Hosts.” If you’ve ever run servers on Linux, you’ll no doubt find yourself editing this file a lot.  In this guide, we’ll show you how to access the Hosts file on Linux and how to back […]

How to open Task Manager on Windows 11

Initials reviews for Windows 11 have started to arrive. If nothing else, the UI changes are some of the most obvious ones that most people know about. Noteworthy of these changes is the change to the taskbar which now features ‘centered’ icons for the Start menu, File Explorer, and Edge. Task Manager on Windows 11 […]

How to set up Enpass on Linux

Enpass is a secure password vault for Linux, Mac, Windows, as well as mobile. It is intended to keep your passwords safe and remember them so that you don’t have to. In this guide, we’ll go over how to set up Enpass on Linux. Installing Enpass on Linux Enpass is an excellent program, but unfortunately, […]

How to purge Wine from Linux

If you’ve decided not to use Wine anymore on your Linux PC, you’ll probably want to know how to uninstall it and purge all Wine programs from your system. Sadly, if you’re a new user, there’s no built-in way to remove Wine from your system. Instead, you’ll have to do it manually. Here’s how. Note: […]

How to download Windows 11 beta

Windows 11 has officially been announced, the minimum system requirements have been listed, and there are preview builds available for those looking to try the OS out. Download Windows 11 beta Windows 11 is available for anyone who wants to try the OS out before it is officially released to the public. If you have […]