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How To: 15 Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts Every Android Pro Should Know About

There are a number of options and hidden menus within Android that provide users more control over their device. With this control, you can better …

Apps

This app just changed the way I use Android: Notifix

Notifix is an app for Android devices that basically says to Google: “I’m gonna do your job for you.” Where some developers say, “oh I’ll just do all …

Android News

The 10 Best Places to Live in America (Some Will Surprise You)

U.S. News & World Report ranked the most livable cities in the U.S. across a wide range of variables.<p>What are the best places in the United States to live and work? Every year, <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> sets out to answer that question, ranking the 125 most populous metropolitan areas in the nation …

U.S. Army

This Famous Luxury Train Has Announced Amazing New Vacation Packages for 2019

Looking to visit Canada on an upcoming vacation? Our vote is to see the country's majestic landscapes by train, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The …

Country Lifestyle

How to spoof your Android phone’s location to get around media blackouts

Unfortunately, due to contracts made between sporting events, award shows, and other televised events with TV networks, sometimes you can’t watch something just because in a blacked-out market. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to spoof your location to get around these.<p>How to spoof your location on …

Apps

How To: 33 Cool Little Android Features You Might Not Know About

One of Android's biggest strengths is its flexibility. There's usually more than one way to perform the same task, which makes it easy to find an …

Google Lens

25 All-Time Favorite iPhone Tips

We’ve collected our 25 favorite iPhone tips from our popular and free Tip of the Day email newsletter. Our readers are finding that these tips help them enjoy their iPhone more and use it more effectively. The headline for each tip links back to a more version of the tip, replete with …

Apps

What Does HDR Mean? Take Gorgeous Photos with HDR on iPhone

What is HDR photography on iPhone and why would I want to use it? HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. It works to balance the shadows and highlights of a photo so that neither are being favored or ignored. Basically, HDR on iPhone is done by combining three different exposures into a single shot. …

Mobile Photography

How to Turn Off Repeat Message Notifications on Your iPhone

I’m sure you’ve noticed that your Messages alerts sound twice: once when you get the message, and again two minutes later. If this isn’t your cup of tea, there’s an easy way to change it. Repeat Alerts can be found, and changed, in the Settings app. You can choose to set repeat message alerts from …

Apps

Speed Up iPhone: How to Clear RAM on iPhone to Make It Faster

How do you clear RAM on iPhone and what does clearing RAM do? Resetting RAM on your iPhone makes it perform faster. Memory on iPhone is about how many various activities are going on at once. Clearing RAM allows iPhone to clear out any processing it doesn’t need to currently do. When you clear RAM …

Mobile Technology

Review: Keep Your iPhone and Valuables Safe with SAFE Wallet

Thanks to Apple Pay, cash and credit cards are becoming less important; but there are still times when you need an ID, a business card, some cash, and perhaps a credit card, just for places that don't accept Apple Pay. But why carry a separate wallet when you can use the SAFE Wallet (starting at …

Apple Pay

How to Instantly Send Photos in Messages

Open the Messages app<p>Tap and hold down on the camera icon to the left of your text box<p>While still pressing down, slide your finger up to the camera icon to take a picture<p>Then lift your finger to automatically snap your photo<p>It will appear in the message text box, so you can review it. Then tap send

Apps

6 Tips for Telling Stories with Your Photos

Stories are integral to human culture and storytelling is timeless. In photographic practice, visual storytelling is often called a ‘photo essay’ or …

4 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your iPhone Keyboard

As an iPhone power user, you probably take pride in knowing all the hacks to make your smartphone best friend more efficient. You know all of Siri’s tips and tricks, how to cool down your overheated iPhone like a pro and save your battery life in a snap. While all those steps are crucial to …

Text Messaging

25 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

178<p>SHARES<p>iPhones are pretty clever there's no doubting that, but the chances are your iPhone is probably a lot more clever than you're giving it …

iPhone

6 secret iPhone camera tricks you’ll wish you had always known

Even for its time, the 2 megapixel camera that came with the original iPhone was unremarkable; the captured detail was wanting and the camera …

9 settings every new iPhone owner should change

Whether you're a newcomer to iOS or just upgrading to a newer model, consider tweaking these settings to improve performance and battery life.<p>New iPhone? Take a peek at its settings. So many categories, so many options within those categories. It's enough to make your head swim.<p>And you might find …

iOS Apps

Maps App: The Ultimate Guide

Apple's Maps app gives you everything you need to get where you're going and find interesting places along the way. It can tell you where you are, …

How to Use Another App While on a Phone Call with Your iPhone

When you’re on the phone with someone, you can still use other apps. Let’s say you’re talking to a friend who needs another mutual friend’s number. You can stay on the phone with them while you visit your contacts to find the information. It’s a simple tip but one that will be forever useful. …

Apps

How to Create Group Messages on the iPhone

In the Messages app on the iPhone, you can create group messages to keep in contact with multiple people simultaneously. You can even hold group chats with contacts that don’t use an iPhone—you just won’t be able to add anyone to a group unless it’s comprised of all iPhone users with iMessage …

iMessage

This simple trick can free up a ton of storage on your iPhone

Some popular ways include using Google Photo's free, unlimited cloud storage for photos and streaming music.<p>We've even seen a strange, roundabout way where you have to "pretend" that you're about to rent a movie, even when you don't have enough space for it.<p>The method I'm talking about here is to …

Mobile Technology

How to Add Favorites to Apple Maps in iOS 10 on iPhone

If you use Apple Maps to get around and you have identified specific locations you want to travel to, you can save those locations as Favorites in Maps. Then, when you need to travel to that location, you can simply tap on the name in Favorites and then tap Directions. It can be a real convenience, …

IOS 10

10 Best Apps For Travellers [2016 Edition]

Not all trips are about cutting digital ties. There’s a time and a place for unplugging, but tech-savvy travellers know a smartphone can be the …

Modern Atlas is a Fresh New Take on Travel Guides

Modern Atlas Travel Guide & City Maps — nearby places in Wikipedia & Wikivoyage ($0.99) by Eric Wolfe is a beautiful app for helping you plan and …

Apps

How To Speed Up Windows 10 On Older PCs [Tip]

Windows 10 may not be everyone’s favorite piece of software, but it is far from Microsoft’s worst operating system to ever be released. If Windows 10 …

12 Tips for Taking Advantage of Your Messaging App's Best Features

Messaging is a core feature of your iPhone that lets you connect with friends and family instantaneously, without interrupting whatever activity you're doing. This roundup of tips is all about helping you get the most out of Apple’s Messages app. We’ll cover all of the basics, starting with …

Apps

Google launches an official ‘Save to Google’ Chrome extension for saving articles

Google has recently launched a Chrome extension for its under-the-radar Pocket-like service for saving photos, articles, and other online content. The extension is appropriately called “Save to Google,” and lets you easily put some of your favorite web content in the same digital folder as all the …