How to Change Your Default Google Account on Android – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
If you use an Android phone or tablet, you know that your Google account is tightly integrated with the experience. The default account will decide how you’re logged in to many apps, especially Google apps. We’ll show you how to change this.
Gboard gets ‘enhanced voice typing’ w/ new Google Assistant – By Abner Li 9to5google.com
After we first spotted in August, Gboard is now rolling out an “enhanced voice typing” experience that features the new Google Assistant found on the latest Pixel phones.
How to Scan a Document to your Phone – By Kevin Stratvert youtube.com VIDEO
In this step-by-step tutorial learn how to scan documents using your iPhone or Android phone and get the absolute best quality scan. In this video, I use the free Microsoft Office app made to scan the documents. Save as a Word document, PDF, or an image.
Learn how to setup Chrome Remote Desktop to remotely access your computer from anywhere using your Google Account and a browser. It’s currently free with a Google account. Works with Windows, Mac, Linux & Chrome and you can access from any device with a browser or your phone or tablet using the app.
6 new Android 11 features you can use today – By Dale Smith cnet.com
Android 11 continues to roll out to handsets around the world, users of Google’s mobile operating system are getting a ton of new features that could completely change the way they use their phones. Apple’s iOS has offered some of them for years, but other new tricks put Google ahead of the iPhone
How to Find Files You Downloaded on Android – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
It can be frustrating to not be able to find your downloaded files. This can happen on Android devices, too, which have file systems like any other operating system. Here’s how to find downloaded files on Android.
How to send Google Maps directions to your Android phone – By Tyler Lee phandroid.com
Google Maps is available on multiple platforms such as the PC and mobile. The upside to looking at Google Maps on the PC is that obviously you’d have a much bigger screen so that you can see surrounding areas for better context, but then again, it’s not like you’d be able to bring your PC with you on your drive.
Have you made the technological leap to a digital wallet yet? And if you have, are you getting the most out of it?
How to Free Up Storage Space on Your Android Phone with Files by Google – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
If your Android phone doesn’t have a lot of storage space, it can be a constant struggle to remove old junk and make room for new pictures, videos, and apps. Google’s Files app has a handy tool to make this process easy.
5 Simple Photo Editing Tips to Make Your Photos Pop – By Tim Brookes howtogeek.com
The difference between a good photo and a great one might be the few minutes you spend editing it before you share it. These techniques can quickly boost the quality of your photos.
Why Everyone Should Learn Photography by Harry Guinness lifesavvy.com
You carry an incredible camera with you all the time: your smartphone. The quality of the photos that even a mid-range smartphone takes is insane. And, since you’ve got such a powerful tool, why not learn to use it well?
What’s the Difference Between Digital and Optical Zoom? – By Harry Guinness howtogeek.com
Zoom, like a lot of camera specs, is a bit more complicated than advertising campaigns would have you believe. Smartphone manufacturers like Samsung are now boasting 10x, 50x, or even 100x zoom. But is this even possible? Let’s look at the differences between optical and digital zoom.
How to Stop Your Android Phone’s Screen From Turning Off – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
Screen timeout prevents your phone’s screen from remaining on when you’re not using your device. However, there are times when you don’t want it to do this. Fortunately, you can disable it on your Android phone or tablet.
AirDrop for Android: How to Use Android Nearby Share – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
Nearby Share is the answer to Apple’s AirDrop that Android users have been waiting for: a universal method for sharing links, photos, and files between devices. Here’s how to set it up and start sharing.
How to Move Microsoft Authenticator to a New Phone – By Rob Woodgate howtogeek.com
Using an authenticator app for two-factor authentication (2FA) is more secure than SMS messages, but what if you switch phones? Here’s how to move your 2FA accounts if you use Microsoft Authenticator.
7 hidden Android features that will blow your mind. Here's how to use them – By Jason Cipriani cnet.com
Despite all the differences in hardware and software design among phones such as the OnePlus Nord, Samsung's Galaxy S20 or TCL's new 10 Series phones, the core experience is nearly the same. They're all powered by Android, after all, and have the same features — a few of which are hidden.
Twilio Authy gets facelift and new name but is still the authenticator app everybody loves – By Nabeel Saeed twilio.com
In the five years since acquiring Authy, Twilio has increased its focus on ensuring trust and empowering secure communications between customers and their end users. Meanwhile, Authy continues its mission of providing those end users a secure means of authenticating their identities and actions. Back then, we chose to keep the brands separate, but over the years, as Twilio and Authy converged in their missions, customers and users expressed confusion around the relationship between the two. So, earlier this year we announced that we’re finally going to merge the two brands, renaming the app to Twilio Authy.
What’s in a name?