Tag Archive: Install


Huawei phones can once again install VLC from the Play Store

You can once again use VLC to play music and videos on Huawei devices.

VideoLAN blacklisted Huawei phones from downloading VLC last year, stating EMUI’s “ridiculous policy of killing all background apps” caused several issues with background playback. The issues led to negative reviews by Huawei users, and VideoLAN decided to pull the plug. The company said a few months later that it would be working with Huawei to issue a fix, and it looks like that  [Read More…]

How to install Android Q on your Pixel right now (or downgrade to Pie)

Get the latest Android version on your phone now.

We still don’t know what it’ll be called — what can it be called? — but Android Q is officially here, and its first beta is available now.

Technically it’s a developer preview, so it’s not ready for prime time. So read on and let’s get the party started.

The easy way The harder way Going back to Android 9 Pie Which phones are receiving the final Android  [Read More…]

Should you install an SSD in your PlayStation 4?

Best answer: If you are looking for more storage and stability, despite the slightly higher price, an SSD is still your best bet.

Bigger and faster: 1TB WD Blue SSD ($ 127) SSD drives offer speed, stability, and storage

In general, an SSD (or solid state drive) is a faster animal. Mechanical drives have moving parts whereas an SSD does not. The easiest way to think of it is that an SSD is  [Read More…]

Install this discounted light strip anywhere you need some bright LEDs

Put these lights anywhere you want.

The Minger 16.4-foot 300 LED dimmable light strip is down to $ 8.37 with code AWBGTOX8 on Amazon. Without the code, the light strip regularly sells for around $ 16 and is currently available for $ 15. The code brings it down to one of the lowest we have ever seen.

You can also get this 16.4-foot waterproof Wi-Fi app-controlled light strip kit for $ 15.94 with code 66CGA3A8 and the  [Read More…]

How to install region restricted Android apps on your device

When I first heard about Spotify, I was really excited as it had all the features that I was looking for in a music streaming app and it was perfect. However, I was mildly infuriated when I came to know that the developers of Spotify have made it region restricted and it is not available for download in my country.

However, I didn’t give up. Instead, I found a workaround where you can manage to install any compatible app or  [Read More…]

Can I install Nest Secure on my own?

Best answer: Yes! You can install Nest Secure on your own, and everything you need is included in the box except a screwdriver for the mounting screws.

Best Buy: Nest Secure Alarm System ($ 399)

What comes with the Nest Secure?

Nest Secure is Nest’s home security system. This expandable system uses a variety of sensors and tags to secure your home, and when you purchase it, you get:

One Nest Guard: this is the actual  [Read More…]

How to install Linux apps on your Chromebook

Chromebooks have always been great at the basics like watching Netflix or checking email. Android apps brought a few more productivity tools, but Chromebooks are about to get a lot more useful with the addition of Linux apps.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Google Pixelbook – 128GB storage ($ 999) Check your Chrome OS version

Installing Linux apps requires your Chromebook to be running Chrome OS 69 or later. If you’ve had your Chromebook for  [Read More…]

How to install Android Pie-based OxygenOS Open Beta on the OnePlus 6

Be the first to try out all the new features coming to OxygenOS.

OnePlus mentioned at the start of the year that it would do a better job rolling out updates, and that’s exactly what it’s doing. The company has kicked off the Android Pie-based OxygenOS open beta for the OnePlus 6, so if you’re interested in taking a look at all the new features coming to OxygenOS, here’s how you can get on the beta channel.

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Every OnePlus 6 owner can install Android 9 Pie right now

The latest software has some bugs, but is available for anyone to download.

After a couple weeks running in a closed beta, OnePlus has opened up its Android 9 Pie update for the OnePlus 6 to any willing participant. The new update is the first public taste of the actual OxygenOS-customized version of Android 9 Pie, as early builds during the Developer Preview stage didn’t have a full suite OnePlus tweaks and additions.

If you’re willing to  [Read More…]

How to Install Fortnite on your Android device

Earlier this week, Epic Games officially began rolling out the Fortnite beta for Android devices. After only a few days of exclusivity on the Galaxy Note 9, the game was now available for all with a compatible Android device.

But the process of installing Fortnite on your device is a bit tricky, due to the fact that Epic is using its own website and a Fortnite Installer program to give Android users access to the game. The company said the  [Read More…]