How To’s

Realme Book Real-World Test (Performance, Battery Test, & Vlog)

I was sent the new Realme Book, the first laptop from the popular phone brand, and it looks familiar. Realme compared it to the MacBook quite a few times at their launch event and there are definitely some similarities but can this Windows laptop compete? Let’s test the battery, do some photo and video editing, …

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Play Store on a Chromebook

How to Enable the Play Store & Fingerprint Sensor on a Chromebook Using G Suite

If you happen to be using a G Suite account on your Chromebook, you might notice some features are glaringly missing when you first start it up. Namely, we’re missing the Play Store to download Android apps and if your Chromebook has a fingerprint sensor, you’ll notice you were never asked to set it up. …

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Pixel Buds on Leather Chair

How to Connect the Pixel Buds to a Computer, iPhone, or Any Android Device

The new Google Pixel Buds make it pretty easy to connect to a Pixel phone. You open the case next to the Pixel with Bluetooth on, open the Bluetooth menu, and it pops up at the very top asking if you want to connect. You make a few taps after that and you’re done. But …

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How to Use Your iPad as a Second Monitor (Windows & Mac)

I have another tip and trick video for you guys. This one is for anyone who owns an iPad and who might have thought about getting a second portable monitor for their computer to help them be more productive. Instead of buying that second monitor, you can easily turn the iPad into one instead. And …

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How to Fix a WearOS Watch Not Staying Connected to a Huawei Phone

I was getting pretty frustrated with my new WearOS watch (the Fossil Watch Gen 5 for those curious) would just keep disconnecting from my Huawei P30 Pro. It connects during the setup process but then after a while, the watch will just say it’s disconnected even if the phone shows that it is absolutely connected …

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How to Fix Your Samsung Galaxy Note10 Not Getting Gmail Notifications

The Samsung Galaxy Note10 Plus I received got an update to put it on final software the day of release–as usually happens when we are given a review device pre-release. But, there was one little quirk that I was told that update would fix, that it never did. No matter what settings I’d selected in …

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How to Share Your Location the Right Way (& With Anyone on Any Phone)

Sometimes it’s just so much easier to share your location with someone than trying to tell them to meet you or how close you are, etc. Thing is it’s not that apparent as to the best way to share your location. iPhones have their own way that doesn’t work with Android phones, you should use …

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How to Make a DIY Smart Home Security System (No Monthly Fees!)

We no longer live in a time wherein order to have a security system at home, you have to call the likes of ADT, Brinks, or some other giant security conglomerate to come and install expensive cameras, alarms, etc. and then charge you a ridiculous monthly fee to “monitor” your home for you. Instead, there …

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Google Home at Work

If You Have a Google Home Device at Work, This Setting Should Really Be Turned Off

Every time I walk into my WeWork office, a notification pops up on my phone. It’s from the Google Home app and it tells me that a device on my Wi-Fi is casting Spotify. Funny thing is, I don’t have a Google Home device at my office. Essentially, the office I work in has a …

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