Tag Archive: Using


You’re using Google Keep wrong; Here’s how to do it right

Other than Evernote, the other most popular note-taking application for Android devices is Google Keep. Part of this is due to the fact that the app is pre-installed on many devices, while another reason is that the app comes directly from Google.

Today, we’re going to take a look at some of the best tips & tricks to fully maximize your experience and take full advantage of Google Keep. Chances are you’ve already spent some time with the app, having  [Read More…]

How to make your own Do Not Disturb rules using Tasker

Control when your phone annoys you.

Your phone’s Do Not Disturb features are handy — when we actually remember to turn them on. Sure, Vibrate and Silent can keep our phone from making noise, but they don’t make exceptions. Do Not Disturb will keep your apps quiet, but if your kids call you in the middle of the night because of an emergency, Do Not Disturb will let that call ring and wake you up.

If you  [Read More…]

People are apparently using their phones too much and getting ‘numb thumbs’

Are you a numb thumber?

Smartphones have become a regular part of our daily lives. We use them to text, tweet, and stream videos, and all of this requires the use of our fingers — more often than not, specifically our thumbs.

Nellie Bowles at The New York Times recently published an article called “Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons.” In it, Bowles talks about how, as she’s continued to use  [Read More…]

Will you be using a case with your OnePlus 6?

The new glass back is screaming for some sort of protection.

The OnePlus 6 officially goes on sale today, and if you’re in the market for a new phone, it’s absolutely worth checking out. It’s fast, has a great set of cameras, and features one of the most stunning designs we’ve ever seen from the company.

OnePlus opted for a glass back on the OnePlus 6, and while this does give the phone a striking appearance, it  [Read More…]

What Android launcher are you using in May 2018?

Third-party launchers are alive and well.

Ever since its inception, one of the biggest draws to Android has been its openness to user customization. No Android home screen looks identical to someone else’s, and one of the best ways to make your phone truly your own is through launchers.

Android launchers have been around for years, and while the default ones from Google, Samsung, and LG are continually getting better and better, there are still times where  [Read More…]

Android Oreo’s annoying ‘app is using battery’ notification is gone in Android P

Thank goodness.

In Android Oreo, Google introduced a new way to “shame” apps, for lack of a better term, that were running in the background unnecessarily and draining your phone’s battery. The goal was to give a persistent notification that said “[app] is using battery” whenever that app was running in the background without actually providing anything to you, in hopes that you would track down the issue and stop it … at least, that was the  [Read More…]

How to take a screenshot using Google Assistant

Are you looking for a quick, easy, and reliable way to get the screenshot you want? Google Assistant is here to help. In this guide, we walk you through how to get the screenshot you want.

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How to share Oculus Go screenshots and video recordings without using Facebook

Looking to share Oculus Go experiences but don’t want to use Facebook? Here’s how!

So many of us now know that the Oculus Go is a fantastic little piece of stand-alone virtual reality hardware. You don’t need a computer and you don’t need a phone. It’s a portable and closed environment and that’s great!

But it you have taken a bunch of screenshots and you want to share them with your friends, you don’t have a ton  [Read More…]

Google to evolve Android Messages into ‘Chat’ using RCS, pause Allo development

This may finally be the one Google chat service that works.

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Google has a plan to launch a unified messaging system. Right, it’s done this what feels like a dozen times before — but the reality is it’s been like half a dozen, and that’s still bad. Google Talk, Google Voice, Google+ Huddles, Hangouts, Allo … yeah, not a set of successes right there. The latest attempt, according to a  [Read More…]