Connecting your credit or debit card to Google Pay makes it easy to track your payments in the app. But what about payments you don’t make with those cards? There’s a clever solution for tracking physical receipts too using G…
When it comes to things that can burn through your data plan, streaming music is near the top of the list. Thankfully, Spotify offers a few ways for you to save data while still enjoying your music on the go….
Windows Media Player may feel like an aging application, but it’s still present in Windows 10. If you prefer to use the classic WMP for music and videos, it can be set as your default media player. We’ll show you how….
Calling and texting people is probably a big part of what you do on your Android phone. Why not make it as easy as possible to reach your favorites? We’ll show you how to add shortcuts to contacts.
Fonts are a simple thing that can drastically change how something looks. If you have a Samsung Galaxy phone, you have the ability to change the system font. It’s an easy way to personalize your device….
If you follow artists and podcasts on Spotify, you probably want to know when they release new music and episodes. Notifications for these things have been notoriously unreliable in the past, but Spotify has made some changes…
You can block people on social media or even from texting you, and the same can be done in Gmail. If you’re tired of getting emails from someone, you can simply block them. It’s easy.
The YouTube mobile app has some built-in gestures to make it easier to use on a touch screen. One of the best gestures is the ability to double-tap the video with two fingers to skip chapters.
There’s no denying that phones have gotten big, sometimes comically so. It can be nearly impossible to use a modern Android phone with one hand. That’s where “One-Handed Mode” comes in, and many Android phones have it….
YouTube Premium subscribers get access to special features, including the ability to try “experimental” features. One example of this is Picture-in-Picture (PiP) for YouTube on the iPhone. We’ll show you how to enable and us…
A smartphone makes it easy to snap photos in your daily life. However, some of those moments are fleeting. We’ll show you the fastest way to launch the camera on your Android phone. Never miss a shot again….
Many Android phones these days come with fancy full-screen navigation gestures. Maybe you don’t like them or you want to try the other options. We’ll show you how to easily change the navigation buttons on Android….
Today’s Chromebooks rival Windows PCs and Macs in functionality and quality. These “glorified web browsers” running Chrome OS are capable of everything you need for school or work, editing photos, and can even run Android an…
As mobile devices have become deeply integrated into our lives, we’ve started to think more about how we use them. Apple’s approach to healthier iPhone and iPad usage is called “Focus,” and you should set it up….
Everyone has apps they may not want other people to know they use. That’s why many Android home screen launchers allow you to hide apps. We’ll show you how to set it up so you can keep prying eyes away….
No one wants to be in a situation where they need to call for emergency help, but it’s good to be prepared. Samsung Galaxy phones have an invaluable “SOS Messages” feature that everyone should set up. Here’s how….
Voicemail may feel like an outdated concept, but it’s still a core feature of phones. Thankfully, it’s much easier to set up a voicemail greeting message on smartphones than on landlines. We’ll show you how to do it on Androi…
It’s not unusual for gadgets to occasionally act up. The same can be said for Amazon’s affordable Fire Tablets. Sometimes all you need to do is simply restart the device. We’ll show you how it works on a Fire tablet….
The Google Nest Hub is powered by Google Assistant, and while its main purpose is, well, assisting you, there’s a lot of fun stuff it can do, too. We’ll show you how to put your display to good use with games….
You might think the only way to prevent apps from showing notifications in the status bar is by turning them off completely. That’s not true. You can “minimize” notifications so they’re only visible by expanding Android’s not…
Leaked passwords are nothing to scoff at, and Microsoft Edge wants to make sure you know that. Edge will incessantly alert you of sites that have had password leaks. You can turn off these alerts if they bother you….
Taking a screenshot is easy, but what about recording an animated GIF? That can be trickier. With a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, though, there’s a good chance you can do it very easily.
Google Photos is one of the best services for backing up photos and videos to the cloud. There are a couple of upload quality options you can use to maximize your storage space. We’ll show you how it works….
Who’s calling me now? It’s a question everyone has asked. Smartphones make it easy to see who’s calling before you answer, but what if you didn’t even have to look at the screen? The Google Phone app can announce it….
Controlling a phone with your voice still feels futuristic. Google Assistant makes a lot of this possible, and if you have an Android phone, you can even answer or reject calls without touching your device. We’ll show you how…