Smartphones

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 […]

Top 10 iOS 10 Tips for the iPhone

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It’s been a little while since Apple released iOS 10 to the masses and overall it seems like a good update. I held off updating until recently just in case there were any major bugs in the initial release. Now that I’m using it daily, I thought I would write up a few tips on […]

7 iPhone Apps to Write on Pictures

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So yesterday I took a photo of my daughter that I thought was very funny, but I needed to add some text to the photo to really make it funny for other people. I started searching around for some good iPhone apps that I could use to add text to photos before I sent it […]

Setup an Additional Phone Number on an Android Smartphone or iPhone

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If you currently use your main phone number for everything under the sun, you might have noticed that those annoying telemarketing calls have started appearing on your cell phone. If you have a home phone, you will be bombarded with marketing calls no matter what, but cell phones have been mostly immune to this problem until […]

How to Lock a Note with a Password or Touch ID in iOS

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With the release of the latest version of iOS, you can now protect your notes in the Notes app using either a password or Touch ID. For me, this was really great news because I use the Notes app a lot on my iPhone, but hate the fact that I have to use a different […]

Generate a Verification Code for Apple Two Factor Authentication

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I recently wrote a post on how to enable Apple’s new two-factor authentication feature for an iCloud account, which will make your account much more secure. In addition, even if you had two-step verification turned on, two-factor authentication is even more secure. Normally, when you sign into iCloud on a new device like your iPhone or […]

How to View & Take Photos in Widescreen (16:9) on iPhone

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If you have any of the newer iPhones, you have probably noticed that when you take a picture with the camera, it always has black bars on either side of the image. The iPhone screen has different aspect ratio than the photo and therefore the image doesn’t fill up the entire screen. For someone like me, […]

How to Update a Nexus Device OTA to Android N (7.0) Beta

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If you have a Nexus device and love playing around with the latest versions of Android, then you might be happy to learn that you can update your device to the beta version of Android N over-the-air (OTA). The only devices you can do this for are the Nexus 6, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus […]