Smartphones

Use a Custom Chat Wallpaper in WhatsApp for Android

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The rise of WhatsApp as a global instant messaging platform has been phenomenal. WhatsApp has half a billion users globally, which is probably why Facebook was happy to pay over $19b for the company in 2014. That means a lot of people are spending a lot of time in the WhatsApp app for mobile phones. […]

The 10 Best Android Launchers of 2019

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One of Android’s most popular features, and undoubtedly a primary reason for its dominance of the smartphone market, is the operating system’s (OS) limitless customization options. Personalization possibilities abound, at both the default OS level or by installing one of the hundreds of launchers (just under 300 at Google Play Store as I wrote this). […]

Microsoft Launcher Brings Windows Integration and a Lot More to Android

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Android smartphones are capable of many things that you just can’t do on Apple’s iOS (iPhone) devices. One of the slicker Android-only features is the ability to change how your device looks, feels, and behaves—a complete makeover—by simply installing a third-party launcher. One of the more popular launchers is Microsoft Launcher (an upgrade of the […]

Make Siri More Useful with Custom Shortcuts

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When Siri first launched in the iPhone 4S we were pretty blown away. It sounded so natural and actually understood almost everything you said. Since the, well, Alexa and the nameless Google Assistant have overtaken Siri from a practical usefulness perspective. However, thanks to iOS 12, Siri now has a very powerful set of functions […]

The Three Best Android Emulators

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The Android operating system is indisputably the biggest, most successful operating system for mobile devices. Pick any smartphone at random and the chances are that it will be running Android. This also means that plenty of applications are exclusive to this operating system and that it’s a hot platform to develop for. An actual phone […]

8 Best Smartphone Accessories for Travelling

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Whether you are planning a small break or the travel trip of a lifetime, chances are you are going to be relying heavily on your smartphone. While our smartphones can help us with a lot of functionality and entertainment during our travels, that experience can be improved upon or enhanced with a number of smartphone […]

How To Link Up Your Android Smartphone With Windows 10

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Did you know that you can link up your Android smartphone with Windows 10 to create a streamlined experience between the two devices? Once set up, you can browse the web, use apps, send emails, and do other tasks on your smartphone, then seamlessly switch to your PC and carry on those tasks where you […]

Google Pixel 2 Camera Tutorial and Tips

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In 2017, the Google Pixel 2 was marked as having the best smartphone camera in the world. The power of the Google Pixel 2 camera comes down to new hardware improvements, and more importantly, changes to the software used to process images. Many Google Pixel 2 owners still don’t know how to master the camera […]

4 Ways to Safely Backup iPhone iPad Photos and Videos

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If you have an iPhone, especially the latest one, you probably use it to take a lot of photos and videos. The cameras on iPhones are exceptional and they are way more convenient to pull out than a giant SLR camera! Well, at least it is for me. And if you’ve read anything online, you […]

How to Reduce the Size of WhatsApp on Your iPhone

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If you are running out of space on your iPhone or iPad and have decided to see what apps are taking up the most space, you probably have noticed that WhatsApp consistently is close to the very top. WhatsApp is popular and anyone I know who uses it, usually has at least 10 to 15 […]