How to convert your videos from MKV to MP4

As great as it is for HD video and more complex subtitles, the Matroska (MKV) file format isn’t as widely supported as other formats. Instead of scrambling around trying to find a piece of software to play your MKV files, why not just convert them instead? In this guide, we’ll show you two easy ways to convert your files from MKV to MP4.

How open source software took over the world

It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business model. The common thesis was that Redhat was a snowflake and that no other open source company would be significant in the software universe.

Best External CD/DVD Drives for Mac: Transfer Your Data from Any Computer to Mac

Since Apple doesn't offer a built-in CD/DVD drive in its iMac or MacBook anymore, you need to buy an external CD or DVD drives. Read on to explore the list.

Best iMac Pro Stands: Keep Your Desk Organized and Clutter Free

These are the top 10 iMac Pro stands which allow you to adjust the height of your computer for more convenient viewing experience and also help you keep your workspace organized.

Pretend to be a Movie Hacker with eDEX-UI Terminal Emulator

Sci-fi movie fans have undoubtedly seen countless scenes where a character is interacting with some unique looking computer interface, making a mundane task like issuing a shutdown command appear far cooler than it would otherwise be.

Every gaming laptop that was announced at CES 2019, ranked

If you’re a mobile gamer, CES 2019 is proving to be an exciting battleground for gaming laptops. After AMD, Intel, and Nvidia announced their latest processors and graphics cards geared for laptops, many gaming brands have updated their notebooks to support the latest generation of silicon technology.

Best of CES: The coolest PCs, PC components, and PC spectacles we saw

CES 2019 was ground zero for chip announcements, mainstream laptops, radical PCs and enthusiast PC building parts. Here's what impressed us the most.

The Problem With AI: Machines Are Learning Things, But Can’t Understand Them

Everyone’s talking about “AI” these days. But, whether you’re looking at Siri, Alexa, or just the autocorrect features found in your smartphone keyboard, we aren’t creating general purpose artificial intelligence. We’re creating programs that can perform specific, narrow tasks.

iPhone is Disabled Connect to iTunes: Fix the Issue Without Losing Data

Weird things do happen in life, and if one day you, unfortunately, find yourself in a situation in which your iPhone is disabled or locked due to entering the wrong passcode repeatedly, what would you do to get out of the dilemma?

7 parental controls you can use right now on your kid's iPhone

In response, Apple vowed to introduce new controls and added Screen Time with iOS 12. With it, you can establish time limits for individual apps, set a downtime period when your kids' phones are locked and enable restrictions to protect your kids' privacy and restrict their access to explicit content. Let's dig in.

Aliases, hard links, symlinks, and copies in Mojave’s APFS

If there’s one topic which is most likely to bring confusion it’s the different types of links and aliases available in Unix-like file systems, and macOS running on APFS is no exception. This article hopefully clarifies the types, their behaviour, and their best use in Mojave.

How to Record Voice Memos on Mac

Recording voice notes on the Mac is now easier than ever thanks to the appropriately named Voice Memos application in Mac OS.

How to use the Apple Education Store

Students, teachers and lecturers can buy cheap Macs direct from the Apple Store for Education, or get a 50% cheaper subscription to Apple Music. Here's how to get your Apple student discount.

3 Signs Your Mac Has a Virus (And How to Scan for Them)

If your Mac is acting kind of weird—maybe you’re seeing adverts you can’t explain or your system is unreasonably slow—the problem could be malware. Keep reading to learn how to recognize the signs of a virus on your Mac and how to can scan your system.

How to Clean Your Mac When “System” Storage Takes Too Much Space

To your surprise, you see a yellow bar representing “System” that seems to occupy way more space than you think it should. In the example above, it only shows 33.87 GB, but take a look at this Apple discussion — some Mac users report that System Storage takes an astonishing 250 GB.