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How to save power on your laptop with Windows. How to increase the autonomy of your Android smartphone or iPhone. How to charge your devices.

How to turn on or turn off Battery protection on Samsung Galaxy

How to turn on or turn off Battery protection on Samsung Galaxy

Samsung has added several new Galaxy AI features in its One UI 6.1 firmware update. One of the novelties is Battery protection, a feature inspired by Google's Adaptive Charging, which was introduced in 2020 with Android 11 on Pixel smartphones. Battery protection is a useful feature that provides a smarter way of charging your Samsung Galaxy smartphone, reducing strain on the battery and increasing its
How to turn off an Android phone

How to turn off an Android phone

Do you need to shut down your Android phone but aren’t sure how to do it? Rest easy: whether you have a Samsung Galaxy or another Android device, turning it off is a simple process as long as you know how. In this tutorial, I’ll show you three different methods to switch off your Android phone, including the steps required if the power button is
Fix your Android’s power button so it turns off your phone (including Samsung Galaxy)

Fix your Android’s power button so it turns off your phone (including Samsung Galaxy)

Turning your phone off used to be as simple as pressing and holding the Power button and choosing Power Off. Unfortunately, most smartphone manufacturers have decided to copy the iPhone, and on many Android smartphones, this action turns on Google Assistant. Similarly, on Samsung Galaxy phones, it opens Bixby. If you want to turn off Google Assistant so that it doesn’t show up when pressing
How to change what the power button does on a Windows PC

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

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 to do things, the good news is you can change the power button settings to perform other tasks than shutting
How to restart a Windows 10 computer

How to restart a Windows 10 computer

Sometimes, you need to restart your Windows 10 laptop or desktop PC simply to give it a fresh new start. Some other times, you may have to reboot because you just installed a new app or driver, or maybe because Windows 10 updated itself. Whatever the reason, there are plenty of ways to restart Windows 10, and they’re all quite simple. I have a list
How to shut down a Windows 10 laptop, tablet or desktop PC

How to shut down a Windows 10 laptop, tablet or desktop PC

When you finish working on your Windows 10 computer, you will probably want to turn it off. Windows 10 gives you a lot of choices for how to do that. While this isn’t hard at all, it’s good to know the different ways you can shut down your Windows 10 laptop, desktop PC, or tablet. Here are nine methods that you to use to to
How to show the battery percentage on your iPhone

How to show the battery percentage on your iPhone

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 show on your iPhone’s status bar, as well as how to check this information in other various places of iOS:
Fast charging standards: How many are there? How are they different?

Fast charging standards: How many are there? How are they different?

Many smartphones offer support for fast charging technologies. By using them, our smartphones can charge a lot quicker than older smartphones could. That can only be a good thing considering how fast modern processors have become and how much energy our smartphones need. Unfortunately, there are a lot of different fast-charging standards used by hardware manufacturers, and while some are compatible with others, some are
What is Battery Saver (Power Saving)? Turn it on or off on Android devices

What is Battery Saver (Power Saving)? Turn it on or off on Android devices

All Android smartphones and tablets have a battery-saving feature that you can activate manually or automatically to give you a little more time until the battery discharges completely. This feature has different names (Battery Saver, Power Saving, Power Saving Mode) depending on the device, Android version, and manufacturer. If you want to save energy on your device, you don’t need to install a Battery Saver
How to protect your smartphone’s battery

How to protect your smartphone’s battery

If you recently bought an expensive Android flagship or the newest iPhone, you naturally want to take care of it as much as possible. You buy a screen protector, a case, and you try not to drop it. But what about protecting its battery so that it lasts longer? Charging the smartphone correctly can make the difference between replacing the battery after a year or
How to tell if your smartphone's battery is dying

How to tell if your smartphone's battery is dying

If you are reading this article, it’s probably because your smartphone is acting up or you’re worried that its battery is nearing the end of its life. And you have good reason to worry about the longevity of smartphone batteries. No matter how well you treat your mobile device, eventually, the battery will lose its capacity to hold a charge and your smartphone or tablet
Can I carry power banks while traveling by plane?

Can I carry power banks while traveling by plane?

If you’re planning a vacation, a business meeting abroad, or just a short weekend trip, you’ll probably want to get some of your electronic devices with you. Things like a laptop, a camera, your smartphone, and maybe, just maybe, a power bank or two. But did you know that some airline companies don’t allow you to take some types of devices and electronics with you?
How to show the battery percentage on Android smartphones

How to show the battery percentage on Android smartphones

If, like us, you check the battery level on your Android smartphone very often, displaying the battery percentage on the home screen and the lock screen is a must. Luckily, the steps involved to always display the remaining battery life are not complicated. This tutorial illustrates how to turn on battery percentage on Android smartphones and tablets, including Samsung Galaxy devices: NOTE: This guide
How to open Windows Mobility Center (11 ways)

How to open Windows Mobility Center (11 ways)

The Windows Mobility Center is a lesser-known tool that exists in all modern Windows versions. The app is designed with laptop users in mind. However, it works just as well on Windows tablets and hybrid devices, and it gives access to features and settings for controlling the battery, the display brightness, the sound volume, and the presentation mode. To use it, you must first know
How to use the Windows Mobility Center in Windows 10

How to use the Windows Mobility Center in Windows 10

From the very beginning, laptop manufacturers have included special function keys on their keyboards, offering users quick and easy access to common tasks. However, each manufacturer’s idea of what would be useful was unique, so there was no consistency from brand to brand. Microsoft has built the Windows Mobility Center right into the operating system, so all notebook and tablet users can have fast access
Windows 10's Airplane mode: 3 ways to turn it Off or On!

Windows 10's Airplane mode: 3 ways to turn it Off or On!

If you are a mobile user who travels a lot, you need a way to work or have fun while flying. Luckily, like a smartphone, Windows 10 has a feature called Airplane mode. You can turn it on to use your laptop or tablet while flying, and disable it when you no longer need it. Here is what Airplane mode does, and how to turn
What does TDP mean? How should you interpret this term?

What does TDP mean? How should you interpret this term?

You may have come across the term TDP when looking to buy a computer processor, a new laptop, or even a new motherboard. If you read reviews on the internet, you've probably seen some writers mention TDP values as either good or bad. Did you think that TDP is how much electrical power a processor or a similar chip-based hardware part needs? If you want
How to activate the Hibernate option in Windows 10

How to activate the Hibernate option in Windows 10

When you open the Power menu in Windows 10, you see the options for Sleep, Shut Down, and Restart. What if you want to add the Hibernate option to this menu? To use this feature, you have to activate it manually. That's why, in this guide, we will give you step-by-step information on how to enable the Hibernate option in Windows 10, so that it