Tag Archive: Easy


Troubleshooting PS4 online connection issues made easy

Technology isn’t perfect. The PlayStation Network goes down from time to time, preventing you from playing your favorite games, but sometimes the problem is on your end. When you need to troubleshoot your online connection to properly diagnose the problem as best as possible, you can do so through the PS4 settings or by unplugging a few cables (yes, the old “turn it off, turn it back on again” method).

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Finding your apps on a Samsung Galaxy phone is as easy as A, B, C!

I’m a bit of a digital neat freak, and I like to keep my apps organized so that I know how to find them. For me, the easiest way to do that is by making sure my phone’s app drawer is organized alphabetically. Different Android OEMs approach app drawer organization in different ways, but almost all of them let you customize — at least, a little — to suit your preferences. I’ll show you how quick and easy  [Read More…]

These mounts make it easy to put your Fire Tablet on the wall

We all love our tablets, but sometimes you just want to set it and forget it rather than carrying it around or looking for a surface to balance it on. That’s where wall mounts come in, providing both a tasteful and practical answer that looks right out of your favorite sci-fi. Our favorite is the Koala Mount 2.0 by Dockem, with its minimalist design and easy, one-step installation. Here are the best wall mounts for Fire Tablet available  [Read More…]

These apps make it easy to check the specs of your phone with ease

With so many different smartphones offering different specs, it can be tough to keep track of everything. Plus, you may need to know how much storage you have left, or how fast your cellular connection is. With these apps, not only can you find out just how much RAM you have, but you can do so much more.

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With Inware, you can take a look at all of your phones’ hardware  [Read More…]

Learn a new language the easy way with Babbel

With the vast majority of Americans being forced to stay indoors as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, it can be tempting to spend your quarantined days simply binge-watching Netflix and gorging on delicious food—regardless of whether you’re able to work from home or you’ve been laid off.

But you don’t have to let this unprecedented time away from the office and your usual life commitments go to waste. In fact, there’s never been a better time to  [Read More…]

Here are some easy ways to simplify those inevitable tech support calls

Did you try turning it off then turning it back on again?

I suspect that if you’re reading this article and you’re an Android Central regular that you’re pretty tech-savvy. You’ve probably also been called on more times than you can count to help solve some sort of (real or imagined) tech crisis for friends and family. For many like us, this deluge of calls and texts is usually centered around the holidays, but now that we’re  [Read More…]

It’s easy to change your background wallpaper in a Zoom call

Hide that messy room!

Now that we’re all pretty much either working from home or working with a distributed team, I think it’s safe to say that most of us have participated in a video call, and chances are, that video call was via Zoom. You may have even been jealous of those techy types that figured out early on how to change their video background to some exotic location or silly photo. Whatever they chose, it  [Read More…]

Trying out Sling TV is hardly ever this easy (and free)

If you’re one of the many who’s wondering why you’re still paying for cable while live sports are cancelled for the forseeable future, it’s time to think about giving Sling TV’s live streaming service a try. Sling doesn’t usually offer a free trial that lets you see what it’s all about without paying, but for a limited time, you can start a free 7-day trial and check out the service for yourself.

Sling is much more affordable than traditional cable  [Read More…]

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Android Phone Faster

It’s time to give your phone a tune-up.

You bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later realize it isn’t quite as fast as it used to be. We’ve all been there, and the issue isn’t limited to budget devices — a few high-end phones are also prone to the occasional slowdown after several months of usage.

Thankfully, there are a few things you can try to get your phone running back at full speed.  [Read More…]

Trying out Sling TV is hardly ever this easy (and free)

If you’re one of the many who’s wondering why you’re still paying for cable while live sports are cancelled for the forseeable future, it’s time to think about giving Sling TV’s live streaming service a try. Sling doesn’t usually offer a free trial that lets you see what it’s all about without paying, but for a limited time, you can start a free 7-day trial and check out the service for yourself.

Sling is much more affordable than traditional cable  [Read More…]