Phones

Android Automation

How to Automate Android with the Automate App (Video)

In a past tips and tricks Tuesday, I showed iOS users how to automate tasks on their iPhones and a bunch of you asked if there was some way to […]

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How to Stop Telemarketer Calls Once and For All (Video)

I get a lot of telemarketer calls. So many, in fact, I’ve contemplated changing my number just to try and get it under control–it’s that bad. So in search of […]

Automate Tasks iOS

How to Automate Tasks in iOS Using This Simple App (Video)

This has to be the most useful app ever on iOS. It’s called Workflow and it’s made by Apple (even though they don’t promote it very much). The concept is […]

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How to Disable Apple’s CPU Throttling on Your iPhone (Video)

I’m sure we all remember the fiasco that was Apple being called out for intentionally limiting older iPhone performance based on how the battery was functioning (and the bigger problem […]

Android phone on desktop

How to Easily Run Your Android Phone From Your Computer (Video)

So I’m not actually sure why you’d want to do this, as in I can’t think of any terribly important use cases,┬ábesides maybe using it to text from the computer, […]

Adjust the Edges

How to Use the iOS 11 Document Scanner Feature

One of the more useful features in iOS 11 that not a lot of people talk about is the new built-in document scanner feature in Notes. Where you normally would […]

Android P Notification

How to Update to Android P Right Now (Video)

There’s a new version of Android out called Android P (my money is on it being named Peppermint when it’s released to the public, for the record) and Google has […]

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How to Type to Siri Instead of Talking

Sometimes you don’t want to say the thing you need to Siri out loud. “Hey Siri, remind me to take my antibiotics for that weird rash tomorrow morning.” Maybe not […]

Stock Android on S9

How to Make Your Samsung Galaxy S9 Look Like Stock Android

The S9 and S9 Plus were released recently and they are a fine bit of kit. They feel more solid than the S8 and S8 Plus for some reason, the […]

Photo on AOD

How to Set an Image as the Always-On Display on Your Samsung Phone

With the launch of the new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, I figured I’d do a few quick tutorials on the site for anyone who picked one up and wanted […]

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How to Override Do Not Disturb for Specific Apps

Do not disturb is one of those features that’s just on every phone and we take for granted. It’s pretty great though in helping us, even in the slight way […]

iMessage on Android

How to Get iMessage on Android (Video)

One of iOS’s hardest features to say goodbye to; iMessage. I’ve literally been scolded by friends when their messages to me go from blue to green upon my switching back […]

Cancel Subscriptions

How to Cancel App Subscriptions on the iPhone

While working with a friend of mine working at a coffee shop (you don’t work next to your other friends that work remotely?), she popped her head up from her […]

Read Receipts

How to Turn off Read Receipts on All Your Social Networks

There’s one feature on a lot of messaging apps that’s one main feature is to basically get you in trouble: read receipts. While it’s great to be able to know […]

Google Home Calling

How to Make a Phone Call Using Google Home (& Use Your Actual Phone Number)

Google has finally started rolling out their new Google Home feature that allows you to call someone. As in, actually call their real cell phone, not just ring their Google […]