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How to use mobile platforms like Android and iOS? Learn how to use your smartphone to its maximum potential.

realme 8 5G review: Affordable 5G connectivity!

Each month, the market of affordable 5G smartphones is getting more and more competitive. Last month, we tested the Samsung Galaxy A32 5G and now it’s time for a direct competitor: realme 8 5G. For a similar price point, realme 8 5G wants to offer a better screen, slightly faster...

How to get rid of a permanent notification on Android

While it’s generally helpful to get alerts from your apps, there are some notifications you can’t swipe away on your Android smartphone or tablet. That is because some apps display a permanent notification on Android that won’t go away when you hit the Clear (all)...

How to block or unblock someone on WhatsApp

Are you a WhatsApp user and someone is bothering you with messages or calls you don’t want? Did you know you can block anyone on WhatsApp and stop them from sending you messages or calling you? When you block someone on WhatsApp, do they know that you did that? What do they see?...

How to change or remove the SIM PIN code on Android

The SIM card PIN code is meant to protect your data against unauthorized access. Each SIM you insert into a smartphone has a PIN code that you need to enter in order to activate the card. Some mobile providers use standard PIN codes, like 0000 or 1234, for all their SIM cards, while...

What is NFC? How to use NFC

NFC is an acronym for Near Field Communication, and it’s often used when referring to modern smartphones and tablets. What does NFC mean, and what does NFC do? Many people buy expensive smartphones, which all have NFC on them, but they have no idea what NFC is or how they...

What is WiFi Direct? How do you use WiFi Direct?

WiFi? You know that and use it every day. Bluetooth? You know that too and also use it quite often. What if you could combine all the best features of the two? Well, it turns out you can, and that’s WiFi Direct. Do you want to know more about what WiFi Direct is, and what’s the...

OnePlus 9 review: Power reloaded!

OnePlus 9 features a high-end processor, a lot of memory, an excellent display, and very fast charging times. As you can imagine, performance is the name of the game for this smartphone. Even more so, this is one of the first devices made by OnePlus in collaboration with Hasselblad,...

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G review

Galaxy A32 5G is part of Samsung’s latest lineup of affordable smartphones that cater to the needs of people who can’t afford flagship products. The device looks good, has a generous battery, an impressive number of cameras, and 5G connectivity. Plus, the Samsung brand that...

Do iPhones have NFC? How do you turn on NFC on an iPhone?

NFC is a popular technology that’s been available for more than just a couple of years. It’s used everywhere, from portable speakers to payment systems, and for all kinds of things, ranging from transferring contacts or files to pairing your smartphone with your car. The...

How to connect an Android phone to a Wi-Fi network: 3 ways

Connecting your Android smartphone or tablet to a Wi-Fi network is an easy two-step process. You must first enable Wi-Fi on your Android device, and then you can connect to the available wireless network you want. Furthermore, using Wi-Fi is free, and you probably get a faster...

How to delete apps on iPhone or iPad: 4 ways

Knowing how to uninstall apps on an iPhone or iPad can help you free up space and avoid clutter on your Home Screen. While it’s not exactly obvious how to delete apps on an iPad or iPhone, there are several methods to do it. Furthermore, if the storage space on your iOS or...

How to record a phone call on Android (4 methods)

Having the option to record phone calls can be important for some people. You might want to record your calls because your memory is not so great, and you forget important information shared with you by your manager or your spouse. If you record your calls, you can play them anytime...

Microsoft Authenticator on Android: Sign into an MS account

Did you know you can get into your Microsoft account without inserting a password? The Microsoft Authenticator app lets you enable two-step verification for your Microsoft account. You can then use your Android smartphone or tablet to approve or deny sign-in requests. Read...

What is a QR code? What are QR codes used for?

QR codes are everywhere: you can find them printed on the packaging of your latest gadgets, on business cards, included on presentations at conferences, and you can even see them painted on buildings. People and companies use them to store and distribute all kinds of information in a...