Tag Archive: Guide


Google Photos: Ultimate Guide

Save memories, store and catalog your photos, make edits, and more with Google Photos.

Google Photos is more than just an app for storing your photos. While on the surface it’s primarily for backing up photos, there are more ways to edit and share hidden inside. You also have some serious control over every aspect of the photos. This goes from which folders get backed up, to the image quality you upload your photos to, to seeing  [Read More…]

Android and SD cards: The Ultimate Guide

Everything you ever wanted to know about SD cards and your phone.

Android has supported SD cards since the G1 started it all. The overall idea is simple enough — slap an SD card in your phone and expand the storage so you have room for more stuff. While this is mostly the case, there are a few things to know about, especially before you go out and buy one.

We’ve rounded up everything you need to  [Read More…]

How to back up your Android phone or tablet: The ultimate guide

Some things can’t be replaced if we lose or damage our phone.

There is an incredible amount of our lives on our phones. Settings to keep everything running, the music that keeps us going, our contacts and even photos of times and places and people we’ll never be able to relive or revisit. Keeping all of this safe and backed up is important.

The companies that make the products we use every day know this and offer  [Read More…]

Android Theming: the ultimate guide

Life’s too short for an ugly, cluttered home screen.

Android is a system with a singular opportunity to shape our launcher and home screen experience in almost countless ways into what we want. Want to cover your home screens in app icons and make it look like an iPhone? Knock yourself out! Want your desktop to party like it’s 1999 with a home screen like Windows 98? Rock on! Just want to make your phone look presentable  [Read More…]

A Beginner’s Guide to Elite: Dangerous

Getting started with Elite: Dangerous? Here’s what you need to know!

If you’re looking to start exploring in the deep void of space, Elite: Dangerous is the ultimate experience among both traditional games and virtual reality experiences. Here’s what you should know getting started.

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How to stay connected in a storm: a MrMobile guide

APOCALYPSE! Well, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but when your power goes out it can feel like one, especially in our connected world. If you haven’t prepared, you might not be able to check your Twitter for HOURS. That’s too much for some to bear.

I’m Michael Fisher, alias MrMobile, and I spent yesterday in one of New England’s dreaded Nor’easters, preparing for the worst (which, in this case, was a cup of hot chocolate and uninterrupted electricity). But  [Read More…]

Super Bowl LI — Modern Dad’s guide to the big game!

The final game of the NFL season is nearly upon us. Here, now, is your Dad Guide to making the most of it.

Super Bowl LI (which, uh, explains why I call it Super Bowly) is coming Feb. 5 (at 6:30 p.m. on Fox). And if you’re as excited as I am to see the Atlanta Falcons humiliate the New England Patriots (it could happen), then you’ll of course be glued to the game. But for those of  [Read More…]

Brosix Android app: A basic guide

The opportunity to communicate with others in a convenient manner was one of the first things that made the Internet so popular. The advancement of the Internet has brought many different instant messaging systems. Of course, some of them were more successful than the others. Brosix is definitely one of the fastest growing instant messaging

Beginner’s guide to Star Wars: Force Arena

Feeling a little overwhelmed with Star Wars: Force Arena? I’m here to get you started.

Most multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) games are pretty complicated. They have a lot going on the screen during battles, tons of different units you can deploy, and often they can be confusing to start.

Even with the in-game tutorial, I found there was quite a bit of information I wish I knew about Stars Wars: Force Arena before I started challenging  [Read More…]

Google Play Music: The Ultimate Guide

There is more music than you can imagine right at your fingertips.

While there are many apps that stream music, and stream it well, Google Play Music is Google’s music service and as such is an app that comes on millions and millions of devices. While the app has gotten clunkier in recent years, the app is still undoubtedly one of the most useful on the Android scene, and with generous benefits to both paid and free  [Read More…]