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Appearance and Personalization

How to personalize Windows, Android, iOS, macOS, and other software platforms. How to customize the appearance of your gadgets, apps, and hardware.

How to get back the navigation bar on Android (including Samsung Galaxy)

How to get back the navigation bar on Android (including Samsung Galaxy)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 23.02.2024
Nowadays, many Android smartphones come without a navigation bar. You know, that bar that used to be shown at the bottom of the screen, including three buttons for Back, Home, and Switch Apps or Recents, depending on how phone manufacturers name it. This happens because...
How to change the RGB settings in Windows 11 with Dynamic Lighting

How to change the RGB settings in Windows 11 with Dynamic Lighting

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 14.02.2024
Gamers have long been buying and using computers, peripherals, and other accessories with RGB lighting. While they tend to look great and allow for a great deal of personalization, the trouble with this technology is that it tends to be vendor-locked. This means that if...
How to change what the power button does on a Windows PC

How to change what the power button does on a Windows PC

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 09.02.2024
A well-known way to turn off a Windows computer or laptop is to press the physical power button on the device rather than using the Shut down option in the Start Menu. If you like the idea of using the hardware buttons on your PC...
How to change the language on Windows’ lock screen

How to change the language on Windows’ lock screen

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.01.2024
Did you install an English version of Windows on your computer, only to change the default display language to another language afterward? Like maybe Spanish, French, German, or any other language you prefer using? If you did that, you probably found out the hard way...
How to show the battery percentage on your iPhone

How to show the battery percentage on your iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 04.01.2024
Wondering how to view the battery percentage on your new iPhone? Or maybe you bought a used iPhone and can’t find the battery percentage information? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’ll tell you how to make the battery percentage always...
How to use your iPhone in StandBy (nightstand mode)

How to use your iPhone in StandBy (nightstand mode)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.12.2023
With iOS 17, Apple introduced a new feature for iPhones called StandBy. It’s something you may not have heard of before, but you may have stumbled across it while using your iPhone or while checking out what’s new in the Settings app. StandBy is quite...
How to change your user account name in Windows 11

How to change your user account name in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.12.2023
Did someone tell you that you can’t change your account name in Windows 11? If you’re here, you probably want to prove them otherwise. And you can, because yes, you can rename a user account in Windows 11, and it’s also quite easy. However, to...
How to organize the apps on your iPhone’s Home Screen

How to organize the apps on your iPhone’s Home Screen

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.12.2023
The Home Screen on your iPhone is the main interface of the iOS operating system powering your device. It’s the screen you see when you unlock your iPhone and where you can access all your apps, notifications, widgets, etc. iOS creates a layout for your...
How to ungroup taskbar icons in Windows

How to ungroup taskbar icons in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.11.2023
If you are using Windows 11 or Windows 10, you’ve certainly noticed that, by default, all the icons shown on the taskbar are grouped. This means that multiple windows of the same app are displayed as a sole icon. While it’s a good design choice...
How to manage Home Screen pages on an iPhone

How to manage Home Screen pages on an iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 24.11.2023
If you have an iPhone, at some point in time, you’ll decide it could benefit from a fresh look and probably also from a new arrangement for its Home Screen pages. Fortunately, iOS allows you to personalize your iPhone experience by adjusting your Home Screen...
How to change your iPhone’s wallpaper

How to change your iPhone’s wallpaper

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.11.2023
Apple is aware that your iPhone wallpaper is important, so it offers plenty of options when deciding on an iPhone background. With just a few taps, you can set images from the Photos app or default iPhone wallpapers on the Lock Screen and Home Screen....
How to customize your iPhone’s Home Screen

How to customize your iPhone’s Home Screen

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 17.11.2023
If you have an iPhone, one of the best ways to express your personality and style is to customize its Home Screen. You can change the look and feel of your iPhone by using different wallpapers and widgets, as well as by organizing your apps....
23 cute Christmas wallpapers for your iPhone & Android in 2023

23 cute Christmas wallpapers for your iPhone & Android in 2023

  • misc
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 15.11.2023
The end of 2023 is approaching fast, and the holiday spirit is slowly but surely taking over. While you’re getting ready to decorate your house, how about a cute Christmas wallpaper for your iPhone or Android? Or perhaps a preppy Christmas wallpaper is what you...
Things you can’t do with the Windows 11 taskbar

Things you can’t do with the Windows 11 taskbar

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.11.2023
Windows 11, Microsoft’s latest operating system, comes with a redesigned taskbar that aims to provide a more modern and streamlined user experience paired with a more visually appealing look. However, not everyone is happy with the changes. Some users, including me, are frustrated by the...
How to use interactive widgets on your iPhone

How to use interactive widgets on your iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.11.2023
Widgets are small apps that display useful information or provide quick access to your favorite features on your iPhone. In this guide, I will show you how to enable interactive widgets, aka adding interactive widgets to iOS 17’s Home Screen or Today View. I’m also...
23 cute Christmas wallpapers for your desktop computer in 2023

23 cute Christmas wallpapers for your desktop computer in 2023

  • misc
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 09.11.2023
2024 is just around the corner and, as the winter chill fills the air, you can almost smell the freshly baked cookies and see the twinkling lights. Meanwhile, you could start decorating with a cute Christmas wallpaper for your laptop to get you into that...
How to pin a folder to the taskbar in Windows

How to pin a folder to the taskbar in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.11.2023
In Windows, it’s easy to pin your apps and programs to the taskbar. However, it’s not as simple to pin folders and add shortcuts on the taskbar for the folders you use the most. While there is a way to pin folders to the taskbar,...
How to use the Gallery in Windows 11’s File Explorer

How to use the Gallery in Windows 11’s File Explorer

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.11.2023
If you’re using Windows 11 on your computers and you’re storing photos on your PCs, you might be interested in the new Gallery from Windows 11. This is a feature that Microsoft has introduced in File Explorer recently, which now offers a convenient way to...