Phones

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 if the person you’re talking to has read your messages, […]

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 Home app if they happen to have one installed. The […]

Send SMS Using Alexa

How to Send a Text Message From Your Amazon Echo

Amazon just added a new feature this week to Alexa: the ability to send text messages from an Android phone. You’ve been able to send messages from one Echo to another or to a phone using the Alexa app, but […]

Turn a Live Photo into a Gif

How to Easily Turn Live Photos into Gifs on Your iPhone

I’ve never really been a fan of live photos on iOS. Frankly, I just really don’t have a use for a few second video before and after a photo, especially when you couldn’t edit this tiny clip. But, there was […]

Tap Save

How to Download Other People’s Instagram Stories (iOS/Android)

So I’m not sure I can think of a why you’d want to download someone else’s story necessarily. Maybe you’re a big fan of someone and want a keepsake? I don’t know. But I did think it was super interesting […]

Haven

How to Turn Any Android Phone into a Security Device (Using Edward Snowden’s New App)

Edward Snowden, the guy who leaked government documents to the press revealing numerous secret surveillance programs, has released a security app. Snowden, referred to as a hero or a traitor depending on who you ask, revealed last week that he […]

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How to Check if Apple is Slowing Down Your iPhone (& What to Do About It)

Welp, Apple recently admitted to slowing down users’ iPhone processor speeds when iOS detects that the device has a battery that is suffering. Along with this admission after the outrage from people calling Apple out for deliberately slowing down their […]

Note8 and Pixel 2

How to Make Any Android Phone Look Like the Pixel 2 (Video)

If you’re not going to buy a Pixel 2 but are still slightly feeling the sting of jealousy at how clean the software looks on the new devices sold by Google themselves, here’s a quick video on how to get […]

Fix i Bug

How to Fix the iOS 11.1 i Glitch (Video)

Figured I’d quickly do a video to show people how to fix the iOS 11.1 i glitch. If you aren’t familiar iOS 11.1 has a pretty nasty glitch that causes autocorrect to turn your lowercase “i” into an A and […]

iPhone X Reachability

Why You Won’t Miss the Home Button on the iPhone X (Video)

One of the biggest complaints, I’ve seen online about the iPhone X (besides the loss of TouchID) is the fact people are angry about having to learn how to navigate iOS without a home button. Instead of the home button […]

Animoji Introduction

How to Use Animoji (Video)

Welp, the iPhone X is finally here and with it, Animojis. These animated emojis (get it??), as annoying as some people find them, are getting a lot of attention. I have to admit, I’ve sent the poop one more times […]

S-Pen Best Features

4 Best Uses for the S-Pen That I’ve Come to Love (Video)

One of the new Note8’s most stand out features, as with all of the Note devices, is the pen. For some people, it’s why they’d choose the Note8 over the S8 or S8 Plus and while I think there are […]

Stage Lighting Mono Photo

How to Use Portrait Lighting on the iPhone (Video)

With iOS 11 and the new iPhone 8 Plus and X, Apple added a new feature to the cameras that I think people will definitely like an probably overuse on Instagram, social in general, etc. Regardless it is a cool […]

iPhone Restoring

How to Remove an iOS Beta (& Get Back to Stock Firmware)

OK, so a new version of iOS is officially out and so now you’re done with messing around with the beta and just want to get back on the stable OS track. You’d like to think that maybe the beta […]

No Chat Heads

How to Disable Chat Heads in Facebook Messenger (Because It’s Evil)

Chat heads are one of those things that I can only assume Facebook created to make sure they could sufficiently annoy you when not using the app to go back into it. There is never a time that while I’m […]