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How to Stop Twitter Videos From Autoplaying

As you scroll through your Twitter Timeline, by default, videos will start autoplaying. Thankfully, they do so without sound, but it can still be annoying, and if you’re on mobile, it can burn through your data cap. Here’...

Do Megapixels Matter When Buying a Camera?

Tech companies love to wave big numbers and fancy sounding words around in their ads, and camera manufacturers are no exception. Although it isn’t as bad as it was a few years ago, “megapixels” is normally their go-to b...

How to Give Your Facebook Profile a Custom URL

Facebook is becoming more and more important. For lots of people, including me, it’s one of the main ways they communicate. Often when I’m travelling, I don’t give out my phone number; I just add someone as a friend on ...

Are Other People Allowed to Use My Tweets?

As long as you haven’t made your Twitter account private, every thought you broadcast can be seen by anyone in the world. However, any words or photos you Tweet, as long as they are original, are yours and, except in specif...

How to Change Your Display Name on Twitter

Unlike Facebook, Twitter has never insisted people user their real names. In fact, there’s a long tradition of people changing their names to a joke or pun because it’s Christmas or Halloween, or just for no reason at all...

What Is a “Normal” Camera Lens?

The lens you use has a huge effect on how your photos look. A wide-angle lens will give you a much greater field of view, while a telephoto lens will magnify distant objects. These aren’t perfect, though: the photo will...

Should I Buy the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus?

The iPhone 7 is available in two sizes: the regular 4.7” screen iPhone 7, and the 5.5” screen iPhone 7 Plus. Both phones are available with 32GB, 128GB or 256GB of storage in Jet Black, Black, Gold, Silver, Rose Gold, an...

Can I Use WhatsApp on My iPad?

WhatsApp is an incredibly common way to message your friends, and it seems like the kind of app you’d want everywhere—not just on your phone. But there’s no WhatsApp app for the iPad. Is all hope lost?...

How to Use the iPhone 7 Plus‘ Portrait Mode

The iPhone 7 Plus’ new dual camera setup is great, but there’s one feature that stands out more than any other: Portrait mode. Using both cameras, the iPhone 7 Plus is able to work out where things are in relation to each...

How to Bookmark Posts on Instagram

Instagram is a great source of inspiration for many things: photographs, places to visit, outfits to wear, and much more. But for something to turn from inspiration to an actual reference, you need to be able to keep other pe...
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