Tips for Pokemon Go

6 Tips You Need to Know to Be Better at Pokemon Go

While doing “research” for my previous video on explaining the Pokemon Go phenomenon (aka running around NYC trying to catch ALL the Pokemon), there were a lot of tips I learned well into playing that I wish I knew when I started. Things to help you level up faster, catch Pokemon easier, and just some basics on how the game works that Niantic failed to tell you. In this video, figured I’d show you the best tips for Pokemon Go I learned so you don’t have to suffer like I did. I. How the Green Ring Works When Catching Pokemon …

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Pokemon Go Explained

Pokemon Go: Fully Explained (Video)

Unless you’ve been living under a literal rock this last week or so, you have undoubtedly heard about the latest game to go viral: Pokemon Go. This game has acquired more active users in less than a week than Twitter has in the 10 years since its inception and has already caused some very interesting scenes in major parks. But what is Pokemon Go exactly? How do you play it? What makes it so different? And since it’s a free game, how does it make any money? Let’s find out. I. How to Play Pokemon Go If you aren’t familiar, …

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6 Best Photo Editing Apps You Have to Try Right Now

I asked on Twitter recently what video you wanted me to do next and you overwhelming chose this for me to do one on the best photo editing apps you should try right now. When I suggested it, I’ll be honest, I wasn’t quite prepared for just how many photo editing apps there are. From ones that strictly turn your photo into 8 bit video game-esque murals, to ones that just put text overlays on the photos, I realized quickly that I needed to come up with some stricter criteria for the best photo editing app. For this video, I …

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11 Best iPhone Keyboards You Should Try Right Now

Chances are, based on most of the people I’ve spoken to, you don’t know about one of my favorite features that iOS 8 added to the iPhone: the ability to add custom keyboards. Adding a custom keyboard to the iPhone can mean a huge change in the way you type on your phone, you know, something you do on a daily basis so it’s probably worth at least trying out. Thing is, even if you did know you could do that, there’s already a lot of them in the App Store so how do you decide which is worth your …

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Amazon Appstore

Video: How to Get the Amazon Appstore on Your Android Device (Allied Content)

So you may not know this but the Play Store isn’t the only major hub where you can get apps from. Amazon has one, too. And, uniquely enough, Amazon has some interesting differentiators to set it apart from the Play Store as well. How to Install the Amazon Appstore So because the Play Store doesn’t allow other app stores, you have to go about getting the Amazon Appstore a little differently. First up, we need to allow apps from outside the Play Store to be installed on the phone. Head to Settings > Security > and then tap Allow Unknown Sources …

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Blackberry Priv

Blackberry Priv’s APK Files Pulled from Device, Might Work on Yours

An XDA Developer names Pluto7443 has grabbed the APK (the files used to install Android apps) from the Blackberry Priv and says that they actually work on other Android devices (although some people reported issues). If you want to try out the Blackberry launcher, keyboard, calendar and a few other Blackberry apps, you can find the download links below on XDA. Blackberry Priv Working APKs To install them, go to Settings > About and tap on Build Number until it tells you you are a developer. Hit back and open the new Developer Options. Turn on Unknown Sources to allow you …

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Notification Badges

How to Get Rid of App Icon Badges that Won’t Go Away in iOS (Video)

Ok, so I know I can’t be the only one that this has happened to. You unlock your iPhone to see those familiar little red dots on your apps that let you know “hey, you missed something!”. You go through them and watch as they disappear one by one, like a mediphorical check mark on your phone’s virtual to-do list. But then, when you complete that one tasks and hit the home button expecting the app icon badge to go away, it’s still there. If you’re like me you start to freak out ever so slightly, reopening the app and making …

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How to Hide Photos on Android

Your pictures are important. So is your reputation. Sometimes the reputation you want people to see and the photos saved in your phone don’t quite go hand in hand, which is why you need to learn how to hide photos on your Android phone. Need more persuading? Humor me by imagining the following: You’re at a family birthday party. Your phone is stealthily maneuvered out of your pocket by your 3 year old niece, who, with her nimble hands and modern toddler mind, is more adept at navigating technology than you are. Oh crap. You wish you’d deleted those special …

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7 Best Photo Filter Apps for iPhone

Check out the app store and you’ll see a seemingly endless array of photo editing apps at your disposal; but which are worth your time? We’ll help you wade through the seas of same-‘ol-same-‘ol and find you a few of the best photo apps for iPhone currently on the market. Whether you’re looking to add words and designs, find some unique filters, or really want to get down to the editing nitty gritty, here’s a list of the best photo editing apps we love to use. Piclab HD Piclab HD makes it easy to create beautiful graphic designs with your photos. Along …

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7 Best Travel Apps

Whether you’re traveling to faraway lands, or taking a quick jaunt to a nearby locale, there are plenty of great apps to make your trip easier. From planning to packing to finding the best place to get sushi, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best travel apps available. So, next time you’re jet setting to new and exciting places, be sure to take these travel apps along for the ride –you savvy traveler, you. PackingPro Packing Pro can help you get through that most arduous of pre-vacation tasks –you guessed it, packing. Packing Pro can help you create detailed lists of …

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How to Download YouTube Videos on iPhone

In this technological world, we demand good, free WiFi, anytime/anywhere — the problem is we can’t always have it. Damn. Whatever shall you do when you want to re-watch that newest Tay Tay vid, even when you’re in Central Park away from WiFi and running low on data? Here’s what you do: get an app that allows you to download YouTube videos, iPhone-users. Watch your favorite music video or cat snippet on a whim, anytime/anywhere. So, until the entire world is outfitted with a perfect WiFi connection (which will happen in our lifetime, I can smell it), you’ll have to …

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7 Best To-Do List Apps for iPhone

Optimal organization is a goal so many of us aspire to, and so few of us achieve. So why not grab an app that can help you get, and stay, organized? Check out this list of the best to do list app for your personal needs. Whether making lists is like pulling teeth and you need the organizational equivalent of a hard-ass personal trainer, or you just need a better system than lists scribbled on scraps of paper, there’s an app out there for you. Keep reading to learn about these seven great to-do list apps, and become the task …

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How to Use WhatsApp Web on an iPhone (Video)

So, the wait is finally over. Here comes WhatsApp with its web version for iPhone users — a feature that has long been enjoyed by pretty much every other mobile operating system besides iOS for some time now. Finally, both Apple and WhatsApp have settle whatever reasoning there was for them not cooperating in the first place and enabled access for the WhatsApp Web client iPhone users. The web client allows you to text your friends right from your computer using any web browser. As is the protocol here, we do a how to guide whenever something comes up and excites us. So for …

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7 Best Apps for Managing Your Money

Mmmm. Money. I like money. You probably like money. (Even if you don’t want to admit it.) I don’t need a ton of extra cash, but I do like to be able to buy a beer or two on a Friday night… and, you know, pay my rent in expensive-as-heck New York City. Let’s face it — money rules this crazy world, so not stressing about it is pretty essential. Money problems have been around for forever, but smartphones have not. (That’s right, teenagers. Back in my day, we couldn’t even play Candy Crush on our phone, let alone Tetris. …

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App Review: Hotel My Phone

It’s happened to all of us at least once, and probably much more frequently than that –your phone is suddenly on its last shred of battery, or you forgot the darn thing at home. In a world where maintaining a constant connection to the outside world in your pocket is basically essential, situations like this can leave you in the lurch. If you need to make a call, you can always borrow a friend’s phone… but when’s the last time you actually knew anyone’s number by heart? And if you’re waiting for an important call or text, you’re totally out …

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