Tag Archive: Change


How to change the terrible keyboard on your Galaxy S10

Let’s be frank: Samsung’s default keyboard on the Galaxy S10 is not good. Touch response just seems off. Word and sentence prediction is horrible. It has lots of customization options, and that’s about all it has going for it. Thankfully Android offers everyone the opportunity to choose the keyboard that’s right for them, with zero compromises. When Samsung’s keyboard starts to grate on you to the point where you want something new, here’s how you can switch —  [Read More…]

You can’t change your PSN ID yet, but you will be able to soon

Best answer: Not yet. For the longest time it was impossible to change your PlayStation Network ID, but Sony announced late in 2018 that the ability would come to PS4 soon. It just hasn’t happened yet.

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Why can’t I change my PlayStation Network ID yet?

While the popular belief behind the inability to change your PSN ID lies within technical  [Read More…]

The 4 things Google Fi needs to change before I switch

Fi’s already pretty great, but with a few changes, Google can make it perfect.

Google Fi has changed a lot since it first debuted as Project Fi all the way back in April of 2015. More phones have been added, family plans are a thing, and you can now use your Fi service in over 200 countries around the globe without having to pay any travel/roaming fees.

All of this has resulted in Google Fi being one  [Read More…]

How to change Eco Temperatures on a Nest Thermostat

Eco Temperatures on the Nest Thermostat help you save money, but what happens if you need to change them? Here’s a quick guide showing you how to do just that.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd Gen) ($ 217) B&H: Nest Thermostat E ($ 169) How to change Eco Temperatures using the actual thermostat Press on your Nest to bring up the menu. Select Settings from the menu and press again.

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How to change the font on your Android phone

Android smartphones come with a font set by default. But like with everything on Android, they can be changed to suit your particular taste.

So if you want to give your phone a new look, you should know that you can always change fonts. In an attempt to differentiate themselves from the crowd, some Android OEMs have bundled additional fonts with their phones. Although not all offer this option. The good news is that even if that’s the case for  [Read More…]

How to change the Google Keyboard theme on your phone

Since day one Android has been about choice. The platform gives control to users that other, previous software didn’t. Don’t like the way your phone dialer looks? Swap it out for something else. Not a fan of Chrome? Say goodbye and install another browser.

One of the more fundamental apps in your phone also happens to be one of the most overlooked. What’s more, it’s one you use more than any other app. We’re talking, of course, about the keyboard.

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How to change your Google Assistant voice

During its I/O 2018 keynote earlier this year, Google announced that it has been working on newer, more lifelike versions of its AI-infused virtual assistant. According to CEO Sundar Pichai, the goal is for the Google Assistant to to have a more natural voice that is closer to how humans speak.

The refreshed Assistant, which now features both male and female voices, is built on a machine learning technology called Wavenet. This allowed Google to simulate an entire vocabulary using  [Read More…]

How to change your GPS location to watch shows from other countries

Streaming websites like Netflix, Hulu or the BBC offer an excellent way to fill up your lazy weekend, but they come with certain limitations.

Because these companies still do licensing deals on a country-by-country basis, a lot of the TV shows you might want to access and watch, might be locked down to a specific geographical region.

Even if you’re traveling to another country and want to catch up with your favorite shows, you might be confronted by the dark  [Read More…]

How to change the quick settings in your notification drawer on Android Pie

Make your quick settings shortcuts even more convenient by having what you want in place.

Everyone loves the quick settings feature on their smartphone. There will always be a short list of things we’ll want or need to change often enough that digging into the device settings to do them becomes a chore so the “one tap” solution of a quick setting toggle is a lifesaver. Since everyone has different things they need and different ways to  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Watch doesn’t change much — and that’s okay

Change for the sake of change doesn’t equal progress.

There’s been a lot of talk about Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch lately — well, at least as much talk as there can be about a smartwatch in 2018. Reviews are mostly positive, and despite its lackluster third-party app support (as is typical for Tizen watches), it seems to be a great overall smartwatch with sleek hardware, polished software, and multi-day battery life.

The biggest criticism it’s faced from  [Read More…]