Tag Archive: Remove


How to remove Bixby from your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus

As was the case with the Galaxy S8 and Note 8, Bixby has made its presence known with the Galaxy S9 lineup. This includes the dedicated hardware button that has been placed directly below the volume rocker.

The problem is, Bixby isn’t exactly everyone’s favorite assistant. Samsung has recognized this, and has included a few different ways to get Bixby out of your life.

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How to remove Bixby from your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus

When Samsung added a dedicated hardware button for its own personal assistant, there was a lot of pushback. However, there is a way to completely disable Bixby from working on your Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus.

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Amazon awards gift cards to users who paid to remove Prime Exclusive Phones ads

Earlier this month, Amazon announced that it will no longer push lockscreen ads on its Prime Exclusive Phones and, as a result, would increase the price of the devices with $ 20. The company has been selling these products ever since 2016 and until recently owners could only get rid of these ads by paying a […]

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Disney will remove content from Netflix and launch its own streaming service

Streaming services to get more and more fragmented.

Disney and Netflix will soon part ways. Rather than take a spoonful of sugar, Disney has announced that in two year’s time, its content will no longer have a friend in Netflix.

Fortunately for Disney fans, the company announced it will have its own streaming services with the bare necessities: Disney content. This also includes Pixar movies, but not the Netflix Original Marvel TV shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke  [Read More…]

How to remove a Style Ring from your phone

Before you die, you see the Ring.

You might have noticed a lot of people just love these Spigen Style Rings. In case you have no idea what we’re talking about, they’re a metal ring you affix to the back of your phone designed so you can slip a finger in to help hold it. You know, like a ring. They’re made of some sort of brushed metal on a plastic base and have adhesive attached to the back  [Read More…]

Google Play Protect uses machine learning to detect and remove harmful apps

Google Play Protect will use machine learning to scan for malicious apps.

A big theme at this year’s Google I/O has been machine learning. Furthermore, we know that keeping our phones secure is more important than ever. Google uses its powerful machine learning tools within the Google Play Store to scan and verify the apps installed on your phone. If a malicious app is detected, the service will remove it before it causes harm. These services were already in  [Read More…]

Why did Xiaomi remove the headphone jack in the Mi 6?

Since the iPhone 7 dropped its headphone jack, other devices seem to think it’s a good idea. Xiaomi is one of those who decided to follow suit and remove the 3.5mm jack from the Mi 6. The company opted to remove the port in favor of USB Type-C audio but Xiaomi have come forward to […]

PSA: Don’t remove the Huawei P10’s factory-fitted screen protector

In a bizarre change from previous flagships, there’s no oleophobic coating on the P10’s display.

The Huawei P10, like many of the company’s phones, comes with a factory-fitted screen protector out of the box. That’s great if you were already planning on covering up the phone’s screen to guard against scratches and other damage, and many other Chinese manufacturers like OnePlus and Oppo do the same. But the screen protector itself is made of plastic film, and that’s exactly  [Read More…]

How to remove an app drawer folder on the LG G6

Sometimes the simplest tasks require quite a bit of digging.

If you haven’t yet turned back on the app drawer on your LG G6, the process of doing so is quite easy. But once you get it up and running, you may notice the annoying “feature” of the app drawer that lets you have folders inside of it alongside all of the other apps — in order to simplify things, you’ll want to kill those folders. Unfortunately,  [Read More…]

OnePlus confirms Nougat update uses proper kernel, will remove debug tools that caused confusion

After some confusion, OnePlus says there’s nothing to worry about in its kernel.

A few tidbits of information swirled yesterday about the Nougat update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T in regards to what kernel it was using. Looking at logs, some users had found messages indicating that the OxygenOS 4.0.1 build was using a debug kernel in what would otherwise be completely release-level software. With a debug kernel, unknowing consumers would be vulnerable to various attacks, as there  [Read More…]