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HUAWEI nova 10

HUAWEI nova 10 review: Flashy mid-range with great cameras

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 24.10.2022
Despite the sanctions imposed on it, HUAWEI doesn’t surrender and continues to create and sell Android devices that can be attractive to users. The company invested a lot of effort into creating a new app ecosystem to challenge Google’s and Apple’s app stores. Furthermore, the Android smartphones it makes are...
Motorola Edge 30 Fusion

Motorola Edge 30 Fusion review: Elegant and well-balanced!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.10.2022
Not too long ago, Motorola launched a series of three new Android smartphones from their Edge 30 family: the Neo, the Fusion, and the Ultra. After reviewing the entry-level Edge 30 Neo, it was time to also look at their mid-ranger, Motorola Edge 30 Fusion. Promising to offer a beautiful...
Motorola Edge 30 Neo

Motorola Edge 30 Neo review: Fashionable mid-range Android

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 19.09.2022
On September 8th, Motorola unveiled three new Android smartphones: the Edge 30 Ultra, Edge 30 Fusion, and Edge 30 Neo. The latter is the first child of a newly announced partnership between Motorola and Pantone, the color experts of the world. Having the pleasure to receive the Motorola Edge 30...
Microsoft Office

How to install Microsoft Office on Android and iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 09.09.2022
When discussing productivity and office software suites, Microsoft Office is the unquestionable market leader in the Windows ecosystem. There are, of course, many great free alternatives, but the Microsoft Office package is by far the most popular and feature-rich. A lighter but still great version is available for Android devices,...
Motorola Edge 30 Ultra

Motorola unveils the Edge 30 Ultra, Edge 30 Fusion, and Edge 30 Neo

  • news
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 09.09.2022
Motorola unveiled three new and exciting Android smartphones at a special event that took place on September 8th, in Milan, Italy. After the (fairly) recent launch of the new Edge 30, announced on August 18, rumors were that other new Edge phones were on their way, and now we know...
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 review: Flipping is cool!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 31.08.2022
Folding phones are back in the spotlight! Samsung has decided to tweak its Flip lineup further and offer some welcome improvements. As a result, their latest Galaxy Z Flip4 is an exciting phone that’s definitely out of the ordinary, not only through its looks but also through the user experience...
Samsung Unpacked 2022

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4, Z Fold4, Buds2 Pro, Watch5, and Watch5 Pro are here!

  • news
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 10.08.2022
Today, Samsung has launched several exciting devices. First, we have the Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4, which are available for pre-order and will be shipped starting August 26th. We also have Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, promising to deliver better audio quality and active noise cancellation, and Samsung Galaxy...
Phone Calls

What is Wi-Fi calling? How do I enable VoWiFi?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 05.08.2022
Wi-Fi calling for phones, also dubbed VoWifi, is a technology that has been around for a long time. However, its adoption by mobile carriers is slow, and even today, Voice over Wi-Fi is not supported by all mobile operators and smartphones. Do you want to know what Wi-Fi calling is,...
Facebook

How to turn off Facebook sounds on Android and iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 02.08.2022
Wondering how to turn off Facebook sounds on Android or iOS? For some reason, the Facebook app is designed to play annoying sounds that alert you (and everyone else around) whenever you post or like something. However, if you find them too loud and are sick of hearing them all...
Project to TV from smartphone

How to wirelessly mirror the screen of your Android on a TV

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.07.2022
Miracast is a great piece of technology, one that, at times, can make your life a lot easier. Whether it’s because you need to make a presentation and the fastest way is to project your device’s screen to a Miracast-enabled projector, or because you want to watch a movie from...
Wireless emergency alerts

How to turn off emergency and government alerts on Android and iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.06.2022
Most smartphones today, regardless of whether they’re Apple iPhones, Samsung Galaxy smartphones, or other Android devices, can receive emergency and government-issued alerts. These alerts can be quite helpful, as they can raise awareness of important things happening in your area, but they can also become disturbing for some people. That’s...
OneDrive

How to turn off OneDrive’s On This Day notifications on Android

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 21.06.2022
Many users of Android devices rely on Google’s Photos app to back up their pictures and videos. However, a minority, including myself, use OneDrive for this purpose. If you have a Samsung Galaxy device, you’re also more likely to use OneDrive because of the unique integration between Samsung’s devices and...
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G review: A jack-of-all-trades!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 17.06.2022
The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is an interesting proposition from the well-known Korean manufacturer. We’re talking about a mid-range device running the latest Android and with some noteworthy choices in terms of hardware. The screen, battery, and camera system are the first things that come to mind if you browse...
OneDrive

How to force OneDrive to sync on Android and iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 25.05.2022
OneDrive is one of those cloud services that usually work well, and there aren’t many people complaining about issues with it. OneDrive’s apps generally function as expected, and syncing is not a problem. It all happens in the background seamlessly, with no required intervention from the user. However, there are...
Realme Buds Air 3

Realme Buds Air 3 review: Solid noise canceling and audio quality!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 25.05.2022
First and foremost, Realme is known for making affordable Android smartphones. However, the company also manufactures and sells phone accessories, including earphones. In this review, I’m going to share with you my experience with their new Realme Buds Air 3, a set of true wireless earphones that promise powerful active...
Fast charger

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

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 20.05.2022
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...
Xiaomi 12

Xiaomi 12 review: Great high-end compact Android smartphone

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 18.05.2022
Stores everywhere seem to be filled with devices made and sold by Xiaomi. The company has become one of the biggest players in the tech world, and the Android market is one of its main targets. On top of price-accessible phones, Xiaomi also offers high-end, premium smartphones. And one of...