The Android home screen is powerful and customizable—if you take the time to set it up. While not an extensive guide on all things home screen, this beginner’s guide to the Android launcher should help get you started.
You keep hearing about podcasts—from friends, online, even on TV. But what are podcasts, and how do you get started listening to them?
Siri isn’t all that great to begin with, but here are some ways to at least improve the Siri experience and get her to understand you better when shouting voice commands.
Facebook has become a must-use service for a lot of people. Unfortunately, Facebook has some annoying quirks, not the least of which is how it handles your news feed. Here’s how to make it better.
Some app and game stores offer refunds for digital purchases, and some don’t. For example, you can get refunds for Android and iPhone apps, or PC games you purchase from Steam or elsewhere.
Over time, your iPhone’s Camera Roll has probably filled up, making it harder to find images. You can solve this problem by organizing your favorite photos into albums. Here’s how to do it.
March is the biggest month of the year for college basketball. If you’re looking to catch all the March Madness action, but don’t have an active cable subscription, here are the best ways to stream all 67 games. That’s a lotta ball.
If you frequently give Alexa several voice commands in a row for various tasks, you may be pleased to know that Amazon has made it a lot easier and quicker to do so.
Duplicate files are often seen as a bad thing, but when it comes to photos and videos, that’s not always the case. Fortunately, duplication them is simple to do on iOS.
Your iPhone’s Home Screen is a pretty personal place. Do you sort apps type, use folders, or is it just a mess that only you can decipher? Whichever way you like things, here’s how to organize your iOS Home Screen.
Smart bulbs are super convenient, and can save you money compared to traditional bulbs. One question, though, is whether they still use electricity even when the lights are turned off.
Android can be confusing. There are a lot of different versions, and many of them are still running on devices today. Keeping up with the latest version can be a challenge, but fret not—we have you covered.
Glass is back, baby. And glass is back for backs. Most new high end phones this year—like the iPhone X and Galaxy S9, have glass screens and backs. This could mean expensive repairs, so let’s go back to basics, and look at how to not drop your phone.
Group chats are the bane of most WhatsApp users’ existence. Just when you put your phone down, your mates decide to solve world hunger, the nuclear proliferation problem, and the unconscionable decision to push Game of Thrones’ final season back to 2019. Here’s how to get a handle on all those notifications.
Android battery life and the tools for monitoring usage have gotten better over the last few years, but the stock options are still sometimes not enough. But there are ways to gauge your battery usage, remaining time, and even hunt down apps that steal your precious juice.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve downloaded dozens of iOS apps, tried them, and then never used them again. Instead of leaving them to clutter up your home screen, you should get rid of them.
Pretty much every company that dabbles in smarthome technology sells their own smart plug. With so many choices, it can be hard to choose the best one to use with your lamps and other appliances.
Non-consistent updates on Android devices have plagued the platform since its initial rise to popularity. Project Treble is Google’s plan to help manufacturers streamline the update process for more timely updates.
Touch ID and Face ID have made unlocking iPhones super fast and secure. It’s hard for someone to fake your fingerprint or face. Now, let’s do something about those short passcodes.
The dock on your iPhone only gives you space for four icons (eight on an iPad), and most people keep just their favorite apps there. But did you know you can stick app folders on the dock, too? Here’s how.
Your iPhone or iPad normally uses the DNS servers provided by whatever Wi-Fi network you use. But you can set a custom DNS server and use Google Public DNS, OpenDNS, or any other DNS server you prefer.
Apple products, with their high sale and resale values, have always been popular targets for thieves—none more so than the iPhone. Let’s look at some of the steps you can take to protect your iPhone from thieves.
Android updates are a still a point of contention among die-hard fans, because most manufacturers don’t keep updated with the latest offerings from Google. But just because your phone isn’t getting full OS updates doesn’t mean it’s totally out of date.
Google and Microsoft want pairing a Bluetooth device with an Android or Windows PC to be as easy as pairing AirPods with an iPhone. This feature is already available, but only on a few devices so far.
If you want smart lights in your house, but aren’t a fan of adding yet another smarthome hub to the mix, these Eufy Lumos smart bulbs use Wi-Fi and don’t require a hub. Here’s how to set them up.