What Is a Hamburger Menu Button? – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Hamburger Menu—or Hamburger Icon—is a term commonly used when talking about apps. It might make you hungry, but it has nothing to do with food. Where did this silly name come from, and what does the menu do?
Give your Android phone a tuneup: 5 simple things that’ll make a big difference – By Jason Cipriani CNET
Every spring when the weather starts to warm, flowers start to bloom and bees start to buzz, it reminds me that it’s time for spring cleaning. And sure, we have plenty of spring cleaning tips to help you speed up the tedious chores, but what about your gadgets? They need attention, too. Start by cleaning the outside of your phone without destroying the screen. Then, you can dive into the software aspect of your phone.
How to Enable Google Chrome’s “Reading List” on Android – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Google Chrome’s Reading List feature debuted on the iPhone and eventually came to the desktop. For some reason, it has taken a while to appear on Android. If you like the feature on your handset, it can be enabled right now.
How to Avoid Spam Robocalls with “Verified Calls” on Android – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Spam calls might be the worst thing about carrying a phone in your pocket every day. Thankfully, there are tools to help with this. We’ll show you how to set up “Verified Calls” on your Android phone using one of Google’s own apps.
How to connect an Android phone to a Wi-Fi network from Settings – By Diana Ann Roe digitalcitizen.life
You can also use Settings to enable Wi-Fi and connect to a wireless network. First, open the Settings app and tap on the first entry, Network & internet.
How to Sync Wi-Fi Passwords between Chromebooks and Android – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
The idea is simple: If you sign in to a Wi-Fi network on your Android phone, your Chromebook will automatically know the password as well. This works in the other direction, too. The devices share Wi-Fi credentials as long as you’re using both with the same Google account.
How to take pictures of stars With Your Smartphone – By Raul Mercado campinghelper.com
Heading out into the beautiful outdoors and staring into the endless night sky can make you want to capture that moment forever. With the right planning and online resources, you can actually do just that with only a smartphone. No need for fancy equipment, you just need to become educated in the right techniques and you’ll be capturing the milky way in no time.
Which Budget Phone Has the Best Camera? – By Cory Gunther Review Geek
If you’re looking for a phone with a great camera, you’ll quickly realize most of today’s options are pushing four figures. That’s way too expensive. But surprisingly, the best budget phone typically delivers a pretty similar experience.
YubiKey 5C NFC review: Everybody should have one of these – By Taylor Kerns Android Police
If you’re at all serious about online security, you’re sure to have at least a passing familiarity with two-factor authentication, or 2FA. Single-use codes sent in text messages or emails are probably the most common type of 2FA, but there are more secure methods. The YubiKey 5C NFC facilitates several of those methods in a small, affordable package: at 55 bucks, it’s a pretty fantastic little gadget. Honestly, everybody should have one of these things.
How to connect Bluetooth devices with your Android smartphone or tablet – By Attila Szász digitalcitizen.life
We live in the era of digital communication, which means that everything develops really fast. Just a couple of years ago, being a technology fan meant “being wired”, but nowadays everything is going wireless. Bluetooth is one of the most versatile radio communications means. You can use it to wirelessly connect keyboards, mice, headsets and you can even use it to transfer files. In this tutorial, we will show you how to connect Bluetooth devices to your Android smartphone or tablet. Don’t worry, you only need to t ake a couple of easy steps!
You’re using your Android and Mac’s fingerprint reader all wrong – By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes zdnet.com
Fingerprint readers are great. When they work.
One thing I’ve noticed since switching to an iPhone with Face ID instead of Touch ID is how much faster and more accurate using my face is than using my fingers.
Why You Don’t Need an Expensive Smartphone Anymore – By Andrew Heinzman reviewgeek.com
As flagship devices from Samsung, Apple, Google, and OnePlus get more and more expensive, you might feel forced to keep up with the increased prices. But times have changed, and most phones under $500 offer the performance, battery life, and camera quality that used to be reserved for high-end handsets. In other words, you don’t need an expensive phone anymore.
The 30 best Android apps of 2020 for your new phone, tablet, or Chromebook – By Matthew Sholtz androidpolice.com
The year is almost over, and it was one for the record books, that’s for sure. While 2020 may have been a challenging year for many of us, we’ve also seen some fantastic apps released this year.
Other Noteworthy Chromebook Apps: – By Kyle Bradshaw 9to5google.com
Did you recently get your first Chromebook, whether for the holidays or as a self-gift to improve your work-from-home setup? Here are some of the best apps to use on your new Chromebook across the web, Android, and Linux.
How Do I Get Into My Phone if I Forgot My PIN or Password? – By lifehacker.com
People forget things. It happens. While I can’t say I’ve ever forgotten the password or PIN for my phone, I totally get how it’s possible. Maybe you set the phone up and placed it down to process any and all updates it has to go through, or charge up to full capacity, and came back to a locked screen and a vague memory of the super-secure PIN you used to protect it.
December Pixel Feature Drop: Everything new! – By 9to5Google youtube.com VIDEO
All of the new features that have come with the latest Google Pixel Feature Drop