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How to Track Your Data Usage on Android

As smartphones have become more popular, data plans have become more limiting. A lot of people need to keep a close eye on data usage to avoid surprise bills. We’ll show you how to do this with Android’s built-in tools….

Why Are Some Mac App Icons Crossed Out?

If you’re seeing application icons on your Mac with a crossed-out symbol on top of them, it means that macOS can’t run the application. While there could be several causes, the most likely is that you recently upgraded macOS,…

How to See Your Notification History in Android

Notifications are a key component of smartphones, so it can be annoying if you accidentally swipe one away before reading it. Introduced in Android 11, “Notification History” is a log of every notification you’ve dismissed. H…

How to Force Close Apps on Android TV

It’s always annoying when an app doesn’t work as it should. Sometimes, the only thing you can do to solve the problem is force close the app. You can do this on your Android TV just like on your smartphone. Here’s how….

How to Use Text-To-Speech on Discord

While Discord is a great platform for voice communication, you might not be able to (or want to) speak with your own voice. To get around the problem, you can use Discord’s built-in text-to-speech (TTS) feature….

Here’s How Screenshots Work on Android

Android 11 introduced a number of changes, but one that might catch you off guard is how screenshots work. The functionality is mostly the same as older versions of the operating system (OS), but Google moved things around a …

How to Search Your Instagram Direct Messages

Instagram offers all of the messaging features you’d need to chat about the latest memes and posts except for one: a search tool. It lets you video call your friends and dispatch self-destructing pictures and videos, but yo…

How to Disable Notification Bubbles on Android

The notification “Bubble” is a feature introduced in Android 11 that works like Facebook Messenger’s “Chat Heads.” Conversations can be popped-out into windows that overlay your current activity. If you don’t want to use Bubb…
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