Tag Archive: Need

Everything you need to know about Apple Music for Android!

Even if you have an Android phone, Apple Music is one heck of a streaming service.

The world of music streaming is enormous. Gone are the days of buying and listening to individuals songs, as there are more than enough companies out there that are eager to give you access to millions of titles for just a few dollars each month.

Spotify and YouTube Music are among the most popular services in the Android space, but have  [Read More…]

Need to replace your Note 10 S Pen? Here’s where to get one

Best Answer: The best place to get a replacement Note 10 or 10+ S Pen is from Samsung. They’re only available for pre-order right now, but the company will likely start selling them on Aug. 23 when the phones release.

Take note: Galaxy Note 10/10+ S Pen ($ 30 at Samsung) The wonderful S Pen

If your stylus has gone missing or is broken, then you’re missing out on many of the conveniences afforded by the Note  [Read More…]

What is Visible Protect, and do I need it?

Best answer: Visible Protect is phone insurance that’s offered for new phones bought through Visible. It gives you coverage for loss, theft, accidental damage, and more for your device for as little as $ 10/month. It’s a good deal, but you can only sign up for Visible Protect in select states throughout the U.S.

Extra protection: Visible Protect (From $ 10/month at Visible) Visible Protect is phone insurance powered by Assurant

Visible Protect is a phone insurance  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about the Nokia 9

Let’s talk about Nokia’s five-camera flagship.

It can be tough to keep up with all of the Android flagships competing for your dollars these days, and one that might have slipped under your radar is the Nokia 9 PureView.

The Nokia 9 PureView isn’t a perfect smartphone, but it does do something that we have to give it credit for — it tires to be different. This is immediately apparent with its five-camera setup on the back,  [Read More…]

Do I need a blue light filter for my Kindle Paperwhite?

Best answer: Yes. The Amazon Paperwhite is one of the least intrusive blue-light e-readers available on the market. However, it does still use one for back-lighting and can cause irritation and disrupt your sleep cycle. A simple stick-on filter or pair of specialty glasses can help put your eyes at ease.

Stick-on solution: Dadanism screen protector ($ 11 at Amazon) Stylish eye-care: Magic Jing glasses ($ 20 at Amazon) Do I need a blue light filter for  [Read More…]

QualPwn is a new exploit for Snapdragon chips, here’s what you need to know

An exploit in Qualcomm’s chips could let an attacker compromise your phone, but it’s been fixed in the latest Android Security Patch.

Your phone is built from a myriad of assorted parts, and many of them are “smart” and have their own built-in processors and firmware. That means there are plenty of places for bugs or vulnerabilities to be found that would allow a bad actor to have access to things they shouldn’t. The companies who make  [Read More…]

Here’s how to use your Alexa device to donate to students in need

Give a little bit.

The world could always use more kindness. If you’re in the mood to spread a little positivity around, Amazon and Shaq are making it easy to donate to kids in need thanks to a special promotion. All you have to do is talk to your Alexa device.

Say, “Alexa, donate to Happy School Year” to donate a backpack under $ 25 to a student in need. Confirm your purchase, and Amazon will match  [Read More…]

What you need to know about unlocking phones

Here at AndroidGuys we talk quite a bit about unlocked phones, mobile virtual network operators, and other related topics. And, while we try to keep things pretty simple and straightforward, we understand there may be questions.

Many MVNOs have “bring your own phone” policies. Do you know what that means? Does your current handset work with the carrier you’re considering?

We don’t want to make assumptions in our writing or gloss over things too quickly. So, as it pertains to  [Read More…]

Verizon outage? Here’s what you need to do!

Calls not going through? Texts not sending? Here’s what to do in the event of a Verizon outage.

If you’re with Verizon in the U.S., then you know it’s one of the nation’s largest networks, so when there’s an outage, for whatever reason, it affects a lot of people in a given area.

If your Verizon service isn’t working as it should, whether it’s LTE, phone calls, texts, or whatever, then here’s what you can do to  [Read More…]

Here’s everything you need to know about AT&T 5G

AT&T has perhaps one of the most developed 5G networks out there right now. With coverage in 20 cities and two 5G devices available, this 5G network seems like the best bet for consumers. AT&T, however, has only rolled out 5G service to its business customers.

At some point, this network will be available to more customers but AT&T currently does not have a date set for this. If you do have a business account, it makes a  [Read More…]