Tag Archive: Remove


How to remove location data from photos on Android

Location data can be very useful in documenting where you took your vacation photos or pictures for proof of things like a traffic accident, but if you leave location data on all the time, it can be used against you if someone you don’t trust gets ahold of your stuff. In order to protect yourself and those around you, here’s how to strip out location info from photos you’ve taken — and more importantly, how to keep it  [Read More…]

Google suspends Indian ‘Remove China Apps’ from the Play Store

The app was found to violate the Play Store’s Deceptive Behavior Policy.

What you need to know Remove China Apps, which was the top trending app in India recently, has been removed from the Play Store. Since late May, the app was downloaded over 5 million times in the country. The app allowed users to delete all apps developed by Chinese companies from their phones.

An app called Remove China Apps went viral in India last month,  [Read More…]

Google Photos could soon allow users to easily remove audio from videos

With just a single tap.

What you need to know The Google Photos app could soon allow users to remove audio from their videos easily. Currently, the Google Photos app only lets you do things like rotating a video, trim parts, as well as export frames. The new feature will likely begin rolling out to users sometime later this year.

Google Photos may not be the first app that you’d think of for editing a video on  [Read More…]

Here’s how to add (and remove) Eero beacons

Amazon’s Eero is pretty phenomenal, so much that it topped our roundup of the best mesh networking hardware. It’s easy to install, easy to use, and offers great speed, reliability, and flexibility. Perhaps more importantly, it’s also incredibly easy to expand via Eero’s network extenders, known as Beacons. We’ll walk you through the process involved in adding and removing these devices, including initial setup of your Eero network.

Recommended purchases For first-timers: Eero Pro Mesh WiFi System ($  [Read More…]

Overwatch director wants Blizzard to remove Blitzchung’s suspension

Blizzard head believes the company acted too quickly and could do more.

What you need to know Jeff Kaplan is the vice president of Blizzard Entertainment and the director of the Overwatch games. Kaplan recently stated that he believes Blizzard should remove Hearthstone grandmaster Blitzchung’s suspension. A couple of weeks ago, Blizzard lessened Blitzchung’s suspension and stated he would receive his prize money. Blitzchung is still suspended from playing for a few months.

Blizzard has had a  [Read More…]

How to remove the persistent battery icon in YouTube on the Pixel 4

Turn off ‘skip songs’ in Motion Sense gestures.

What you need to know Pixel 4 users are experiencing a persistent battery icon over YouTube videos while watching in full screen. Motion Sense gestures seem to be the unlikely culprit behind it. The persistent battery icon can be disabled by turning off “skip songs” in Motion Sense gestures.

Since the Pixel 4 first launched, it has garnered plenty of criticism for a variety of reasons. Some of them  [Read More…]

Microsoft to remove Cortana from Microsoft Launcher on Android

What you need to know Cortana inside the Microsoft Launcher is being removed. Users will not be able to set it as the default assistant on Android.

Microsoft Launcher users will soon no longer be able to access Cortana.

Users of Cortana have been spoiled for choice when it comes to accessing the digital assistant on Android. Today, you can do so via the dedicated Cortana app, or via integration through the Microsoft Launcher. But according to  [Read More…]

A nearly impossible to remove Android malware has infected 45,000 devices

Even factory resets aren’t working.

What you need to know The app has infected over 45,000 devices in the last six months, says Symantec. The malware has, so far, only carried out relatively benign activities such as showing pop-up ads and unwanted notifications. The most notable thing about xHelper is its persistence. Even factory resets are no match against it.

A new security threat has been making mobile security researchers scratch their collective heads for the past  [Read More…]

How to remove preloaded apps from your Alexa Built-In phone

Prime Day is a great time to buy a new phone if you’ve been on the fence, with steep discounts on Amazon’s lineup of Alexa Built-In phones. Whether you pick up a Moto Z4, LG G8, or any of the dozens of other options, you’ll be getting a great deal on a new phone, but it’s not quite the same as buying an unlocked phone elsewhere. Amazon preloads its Alexa Built-In phones with, as the name suggests, a  [Read More…]

How to remove your payment information from your PlayStation 4

If you’re concerned about security issues on PlayStation Network, you might want to remove any payment information on your account. You can use other methods of payment for games and subscriptions, such as pre-loaded gift cards. We’ll show you here how to remove any credit cards or other forms of payment that are currently on your account.

How to remove your payment information from your PlayStation 4 Go to the official PlayStation website.

Click on Sign In and  [Read More…]