Tag Archive: Them


Common Google Pixel 3 issues and how to fix them

No phone is perfect — here’s how you can address problems plaguing your Pixel.

The Pixel 3 and 3 XL are fantastic phones, but they aren’t without their issues. Several well-reported problems with the phones have cropped up as thousands of devices get out to people and were put to use. Some of the complaints are due to the fact that Pixels are hyper-analyzed by the Android enthusiast crowd, but there are still many legitimate gripes that  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3 live wallpapers have leaked, and you can download them now!

Can’t wait for the Pixel 3 to be announced? Well, while you wait for that, you should know that you can already download the entire collection of wallpapers from the soon-to-be-released flagship.

These are all high-resolution images (1080p or up) that can be set as a static background on your device. You can get them following this Google Drive link here.

There’s also the option of using them as a live version, but you’ll have to install a separate APK  [Read More…]

The Google Assistant gets some unique voice commands, but not everyone will be able to use them

The Google Assistant is one of the most popular and well-known virtual assistants out there. Taking advantage of Google’s search function and knowledge base, the Assistant can do a lot of things.

From opening apps with your voice to cueing up your favorite Netflix shows and movies, the AI-infused virtual helper is a force to be reckoned with. But did you know there are some unique Google Assistant commands that aren’t available to everyone?

[Read More…]

Do you keep apps open in the background or close them?

Time to answer the tough questions.

No matter who you are, there’s a good chance that you use a lot of apps throughout the day. Between checking Twitter, sending off emails, and watching YouTube videos for far too long, it can be easy to go through a lot of apps in not much time at all.

Once you start opening apps, however, you’re faced with a decision to make. Do you keep them in your multitasking menu  [Read More…]

Who is HMD Global and why care about them?

Nokia was once upon a time the king of mobile phones. However, the company has seen its fair share of struggles over the years. A partnership with Microsoft for making Windows Mobile-powered smartphones mainstream eventually failed and 2016 saw the demise of the Nokia brand we all knew and loved.

But in recent years, the company has had a chance to regroup. Not so long ago, Nokia announced that its brand was making a return to the mobile market, after  [Read More…]

What are Fortnite V-Bucks and what’s the best way to spend them?

The gear you buy in Fortnite is all a matter of status.

To say that Fortnite is a big deal in the gaming industry right now is a bit of an understatement. It’s now available across all platforms and, as reported by Forbes, regularly rakes in over $ 100 million on a monthly basis.

That’s a ton of money being pumped into a video game which must beg the question: what’s the smartest way to spend money  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Bose QC35 refurbished and where should you buy them?

Find out if the refurbished route is right for you!

If you’re in the market for a pair of wireless noise-canceling headphones, there’s a very good chance that the Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series I or II) is at the top of your shopping list.

Bose is one of the dominant forces when it comes to consumer audio gadgets, and while the QC35’s aren’t perfect, they offer a winning combo of great design, excellent sound quality, long-lasting battery  [Read More…]

How to keep your Gmails private and prevent third-parties from reading them

Google has confirmed in recent days that private emails sent and received using its popular email service Gmail can sometimes be ready by third-party app developers.

This means that if you connected third-party apps to your Gmail account such as a travel planning app, then you might have given staff permission to read your emails without even realizing it.

It’s true that these apps do need to receive user consent, but the wording is as such that it’s not clear  [Read More…]

How to keep your Gmails private and prevent third-parties from reading them

Google has confirmed in recent days that private emails sent and received using its popular email service Gmail can sometimes be ready by third-party app developers.

This means that if you connected third-party apps to your Gmail account such as a travel planning app, then you might have given staff permission to read your emails without even realizing it.

It’s true that these apps do need to receive user consent, but the wording is as such that it’s not clear  [Read More…]

Common Galaxy S9 problems and how to fix them

Even new phones can have problems — we’re here to help you with them.

Samsung’s hardware is solid, particularly in high-end phones like the Galaxy S9 and S9+. But any time you make tens of millions of a single phone and ship them around the world, some customers are bound to find issues — and at this scale, they can quickly become significant.

Now that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ have been out for several months, we’re  [Read More…]