A lot of websites ask for your permission to show notifications. While Chrome notifications might be useful for some sites, the constant pop-up prompts can be annoying. We’ll show you how to turn off Chrome notifications for good.
Need to search inside multiple sheets of a Google Sheets spreadsheet at once? We’ll show you how using either “Find and Replace” or a Google Drive search tip. A quick way to search inside all sheets of a Google Sheets spreadsheet at once is to use the “Find and Replace” function. With this, you can search for a keyword in the current sheet, in a specific sheet, or all sheets of your spreadsheet.
While Amazon Fire TV Sticks offer apps for popular streaming services on your TV, they also allow you to mirror your Android phone and tablet to a TV. Mirroring an Android screen using Amazon Fire TV works like casting using Google Chromecast and Apple’s AirPlay. For this to work, the Android device and Fire TV need to be on the same Wi-Fi network.
When you open Windows Terminal, PowerShell launches as your default shell. If you want, you can change this default shell to something of your liking, like Command Prompt or Ubuntu (Linux). This is done by changing a bit of code in the settings file.
Chrome and Edge both offer a guest mode that keeps your browsing isolated from your main profiles. If you access guest mode too frequently, you can add its shortcut to your Windows desktop. This makes opening guest mode even easier.
Usually, you would click your profile icon on Chrome’s toolbar and select “Guest” to enter guest mode in Chrome, but you can eliminate these clicks by creating a desktop shortcut that directly opens guest mode in Chrome.
The HomePod mini uses the proximity-sensing U1 chip that makes certain models of iPhone vibrate when they get near. This allows you to “hand off” music to the speaker, but some people don’t find the feature particularly useful.
Recording your smartphone or computer’s screen can be useful, but sometimes you have to download third-party apps to do it. Fortunately, Chromebooks have a built-in tool that makes it easy to create screen recordings with no extra software required.