Tag Archive: Phone


AppGallery, Phone Clone, and more enhance the Huawei P40 Pro

When it comes to flagship phone hardware, Huawei has always been one of the best companies out there. From pushing insane camera innovations to great build quality and just simply creating a package that you’d actually want to use. It’s likely that you’ve heard new Huawei phones won’t have access to Google Services due to the entity list restrictions that were put in place back on May 20, 2019, but that isn’t stopping the company from pushing harder and still  [Read More…]

How to record your phone screen on an Android phone

Screenshots are usually good enough to capturing something that you just have to share with others, but if there’s a video or livestream you want to record part of to re-share — or if you need video to prove that a bug actually exists and that you’re not just blowing smoke with the developer — screen recording is there for you. I wish screen recorders were a standard part of the Android experience, but for now, some manufacturers  [Read More…]

Huawei patents hint at a flagship phone with an under-display camera

Unlike Xiaomi and OPPO, Huawei hasn’t showcased its in-display camera technology yet.

What you need to know Huawei patents suggest the company is working on a flagship phone with an under-display camera. Similar to the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, the phone will not have any volume buttons. Huawei compatriots OPPO and Xiaomi are also working on phones with under-display cameras.

Huawei could be planning to launch a new smartphone with an under-display selfie camera this year. The  [Read More…]

Automatically change the daily wallpapers on your Samsung Galaxy phone

Out of all of Samsung’s fun customizations in One UI and its Galaxy phones, the dynamic lock screen is low-key one of my all-time favorites. With other phones, I often forget how easily bored I can get with the standard lock screen options, but this dynamic feature automatically updates all the time in the background and gives me a pleasant surprise each time. I’ll show you just how easy it is to toggle this setting on so that  [Read More…]

It’s easier than you may think to print something from your Android phone

As Android technology progresses, so does your ability to get everything done right from your Android phone or tablet. Google has designed a cloud printing app that works with your printer connected either to your wireless network or to your computer via USB. Here’s how to set up Google Cloud Print within Chrome on your computer and how to start printing directly from your Android device.

Products used in this guide Google’s best: Pixel 4 (From $ 628  [Read More…]

A ‘cursed’ wallpaper could crash your phone with its color profile

An improperly coded image can somehow crash the Android System UI.

WARNING!!!Never set this picture as wallpaper, especially for Samsung mobile phone users!It will cause your phone to crash!Don’t try it!If someone sends you this picture, please ignore it. pic.twitter.com/rVbozJdhkL

— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) May 31, 2020

What you need to know There’s a photo of a sunset making the rounds because when set as a wallpaper, it will brick some Android phones. The image has an  [Read More…]

Here’s how to get your OnePlus phone ready for reuse or resell

Even if you aren’t planning on handing down or reselling your old OnePlus phone, it’s still a good idea to back it up in case you need to restore your data and settings. Thankfully, Google and OnePlus have made this process extremely easy. I’ll show you what you need to do to get your OnePlus phone backed up and ready to restore.

How to backup and restore your OnePlus phone Open the Settings app or swipe down from  [Read More…]

You no longer need a phone number to use Google Duo on Android tablets

A phone number-free Duo means a viable Facetime alternative.

What you need to know Google no longer requires Android tablet users to register their phone numbers on Duo. Prospective users may now access the service with just a Google account. Google dropped the requirement for phone numbers on the web late last year.

Google’s video calling app, Duo, has been updated for Android devices to remove a particular bug-bear, the phone number requirement. But first, a caveat,  [Read More…]

You no longer need a phone number to use Google Duo on Android tablets

A phone number-free Duo means a viable Facetime alternative.

What you need to know Google no longer requires Android tablet users to register their phone numbers on Duo. Prospective users may now access the service with just a Google account. Google dropped the requirement for phone numbers on the web late last year.

Google’s video calling app, Duo, has been updated for Android devices to remove a particular bug-bear, the phone number requirement. But first, a caveat,  [Read More…]

Why software is infinitely more important than any other phone spec

(And also the most subjective).

All of us at AC recently got together for a fun roundtable talking about features in a phone that we think are the most important.

Out of all the features that were mentioned, “camera” stuck out as the thing that was brought up the most — and rightfully so. It’s a hugely important feature, as our phone is often the only tool we have to preserve family gatherings, sleepy pets, and jaw-dropping  [Read More…]