Geek Updated
Type a phrase and hit "Enter"
NO COOKIES, NO ADS

★★★★★

Current topic

Applications

Tips, news, and quick how-to guides about popular applications, mainly for iPad and iPhone.

Tips & More
Google Docs pageless mode in Gmail accounts

Confirmed: Google Docs pageless mode is coming to Gmail users as well

∙ Announced in May 2021, the Docs pageless layout was available only to Google Workspace users. ∙ I have confirmed with Google team that the feature will now come to all Google users, both Workspace and Gmail-based.

Piotr Kowalczyk February 20, 2022
Tips & More
Why I deleted Notion account

Why I stopped using Notion app and closed my account

Privacy concerns, limited security, problems with basic functionalities, and a plan management bug made me close the Notion account.

Piotr Kowalczyk February 8, 2022
Tips & More
Enable Put Display to Sleep hot corner

Automatic Dark Mode doesn’t work on your Mac? Here is what to do

• You have enabled automatic theme switching in the System Preferences, but the colors don’t change with sunset or sunrise. • Solution: put the monitor to sleep and wake it up again.

Piotr Kowalczyk October 18, 2021
Tips & More
Weather widget iPad - how to edit location

Weather widget on iPad – how to change location

• There is no native Weather app for iPad, so there is no way to add multiple locations to check weather. • You can easily change the location displayed in the widget.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 26, 2021
Tips & More
Make Notion app open last used page by default

How to make Notion app open a recent page by default

1. Add to Favorites your recent project or page. 2. Open the url of your main Notion workspace, and it will redirect to the most recent Favorite.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 25, 2021
Tips & More
Weather widget iPad

Weather app and widget for iPad – things to know

• Every time you tap the Weather widget on the iPad, you get redirected to The Weather Channel webpage in Safari. • It’s because there is no native Weather app for iPad.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 25, 2021
Tips & More
Google Chrome get rid of Reading List option

How to skip Reading List step when adding a bookmark in Chrome

1. When you click on a star to add a bookmark in Google Chrome, a new step forces you to choose between a bookmark and a Reading List. 2. To get rid of the Reading List step, use a shortcut Ctrl+D (Command+D).

Piotr Kowalczyk September 7, 2021
Tips & More
Where is Return key in Twitter iPhone app

Where is the Return key in the Twitter app for iOS?

1. Tap 123 key in the bottom-left corner of the keyboard. 2. The Return key is located in the bottom-right corner, next to the space bar.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 27, 2021
Tips & More
How to disable dark mode Kindle iPad iPhone

How to control theme colors of Kindle app for iPad & iPhone

1. Amazon Kindle app interface colors can be switched automatically with the iOS settings. 2. The theme colors used for Library and Reading are controlled independently – and differently.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 26, 2021
Tips & More
Freepik how to search single artist resources

How to search single artist’s portfolio on Freepik

1. Use the Freepik search box to find matching results.
2. Once you find the right picture, go to its author’s home page and click the Next page button.
3. At the end of the url, type the search query.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 17, 2021
Featured
Joy Forever design by Piotr Kowalczyk Geek Updated

“Joy forever” t-shirt & other items

Let positive energy into your life with this vintage “Joy Forever” design using the 1960s font face and bright colors. Available on t-shirts, sweatshirts, long sleeves, tote bags, throw pillows, and iPhone cases among others.

Our score: 8.1/10

Amazon $14.99

Featured
Innovative stand for hands-free use

Innovative pillow stand for hands-free use

From Lamicall comes a brand-new pillow stand with an “open jaw” design, a stylus holder, and a large pocket for your phone or charger. A perfect tablet or e-reader stand for hands-free use: reading, watching, or video calls.

Our score: 8.2/10

Amazon $29.99

What we are reading

Mashable Tech – latest news and reviews about apps, gadgets, and new technology

How-to Geek – an online magazine where experts explain technology

Wirecutter – expert tests and reviews of the newest devices, appliances, gear, and more

MacRumours How Tos – easy tips and guide for Mac, iPad, and iPhone users

9to5Mac Guides – tips and how-to posts for Mac users, breaking every day

Ebook Friendly – distraction-free lists and tips for book lovers who care about privacy

About us

No cookies! – we don’t use cookies on our website and don’t collect any information about you.

Affiliate links – we participate in Amazon and Skimlinks referral programs. If you buy a product through our website, we may receive a 1-4% commission.

About Geek Updated

More privacy, fewer distractions

Contact us

Facebook 2.1K friends

Twitter 8.6K friends

Gifts for geeks

2020-22 Geek Updated