4 Ways to Ruin Your Smartphone’s Battery – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
There’s a lot of information out there about how to treat smartphone batteries. We can argue about the best practices, but there are some clearly bad things that can ruin batteries quickly. Let’s make sure you’re avoiding them.
Can Cleaning a Phone’s Display Ruin the Oleophobic Coating? – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Did you know there’s a special “oleophobic coating” on your phone’s screen to help keep fingerprints and smudges away? It’s more important than you might think. Can obsessively cleaning the display remove the coating? Let’s talk about that.
You don’t need to install an antivirus app on your phone – By Jerry Hildenbrand Android Central
Many of us have been conditioned into thinking we need to install antivirus or malware protection apps on our phones lest we become a victim of some shady group of people who want our data.
How to Show Battery Percentage on iPhone 13 – By Benj Edwards How-To Geek
How much juice do you have left? If you’re using an iPhone 13 (or iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, or iPhone 13 Pro Max), the exact answer isn’t always obvious at a glance. Luckily, there are two ways to quickly see a precise battery percentage on your iPhone 13. Here’s how.
The New iPhone SE Really Is as Fast as iPhone 13 – By Dave LeClair How-To Geek
Apple recently announced a new iPhone SE with a solid $429 price tag. What’s surprising is that it includes the A15 chip, which is the same one found in the current iPhone 13. So how does the iPhone SE do in benchmarks?
Do You Really Need a Screen Protector on Your Smartphone? – By Sydney Butler online-tech-tips.com
Smartphones are an expensive purchase, and all it takes is one bad-luck event to smash your shiny new phone’s screen into a million pieces. There must be something you can do to preserve the quality and integrity of your phone!
21 Other Things Your Smartphone’s Camera Can Do Besides Take Pictures – By Suzanne Humphries Review Geek
A smartphone’s camera is always one of its most defining features. Good cameras allow you to better capture moments and scenery with clarity—to be memorialized later on Instagram, of course. But what else can your phone’s camera do besides take selfies?
The 6 Best Tablets for Holiday 2021 – By Sarah Chaney Review Geek
A tablet is super handy to have on hand because it’s more portable than a laptop but has a larger screen than a smartphone. And because it’s an awesome piece of tech that everyone could use, it makes the perfect holiday gift, even for picky people.
Bitwarden offers excellent password management tools with great value [App of the Month] – By Jonathan Lamont MobileSyrup
If you don’t have a password manager yet, you should really get one.
How to Factory Reset an iPhone or iPad – By Benj Edwards How-To Geek
If you need to sell or give away an iPhone or iPad, you’ll need to completely wipe the device before you hand it off to a new owner so they can use it. With a factory reset, all private data gets wiped and the device acts as if it were new. Here’s how to do it.
Secure all of your online accounts with Authy by Thirty VIDEO
Authy is a free and trustworthy tool that adds another layer of protection and security for all of your online accounts – using two-factor authentication (2FA).
When it comes to protecting your accounts, the general consensus is to always use two-factor authentication, which traditionally uses a unique six-digit code that’s re-generated every 30 seconds. If you want to keep hackers away, it’s a big help…but the process isn’t seamless. You often need a third-party app, and you end up losing access to all your passwords if you lose your phone or the app itself.
How to Copy and Paste Text from a Photo with Your Phone – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
With so much of our lives spent online, we’re often bringing things from the real world into the digital space. Google Photos makes it easy to copy and paste text from a photo and it works for iPhone and Android.
How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Switching to an iPhone from Android might seem like a daunting process. You probably have a deep contact list that has been curated over the years. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to transfer your contacts to an iPhone.
How to Get Offline Maps and Navigation on iPhone – By Chris Hoffman How-To Geek
Going for a long drive? Whether you’re deep in a national park or you’re just on a highway in the middle of nowhere, you might not have a cellular signal. Here’s how your iPhone can keep giving you directions while you’re off the grid.