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Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G review: Ultra in every way!

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G is a luxury device aimed at people who want the latest innovation in the world of phablets The premium price tag and colossal size didn't stop it from being preordered by many people online, so much so that Samsung bragged about its preordered...

How to unblock a number on Android: All you need to know

There may come a time when you have a change of heart and decide to unblock a number on your Android Maybe you overreacted, or you simply miss the person and want to give them a second chance No matter the reason, it's not hard to unblock a number on your Android smartphone, if you...

3 ways to get the PUK code of your SIM card

The PUK code or Personal Unlocking Key is a security feature of all the modern SIM cards used in our smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices If you insert the wrong PIN code three times, your SIM card is locked, and you need its PUK code to unlock it The PUK code is unique to...

How to add a contact to WhatsApp on Android: 4 ways

Adding a new contact on WhatsApp is not something you often do, since all the contacts saved on your Android smartphone are automatically available in the popular chat app However, there are times when you want to use WhatsApp to reach out to someone whose contact is not in your...

How to hide the content of notifications on Android

Every time you receive a notification from an Android app, you see the name and icon of the app and a preview of its contents When it comes to messages, you also see who sent you the message, and at least part of it can be read and understood with ease For example, you see the name...

How to share internet from an Android smartphone to a PC via USB

Sharing the internet data connection available on your mobile smartphone with your Windows PC through a USB cable is called USB tethering In other words, if you're wondering "what is USB tethering", the answer is quite simple: it's a way of using your Android smartphone as a modem...

Sony Xperia 10 II review: A better version of an interesting smartphone!

In the Fall of 2019, we tested Sony Xperia 10 It was an interesting mid-range smartphone that featured an ultrawide 21:9 screen, which was (and still is) something different from what you get on most Android smartphones This year, Sony has released the Xperia 10 II, which comes with...

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Android (4 ways)

Sending photos from an iPhone to an Android smartphone or tablet was not an easy task a few years ago Fortunately, things have changed for the better, although no thanks to Apple, but rather because Google, Microsoft, and other companies offer us easy ways to transfer photos from...

How to add a contact on your Android: 4 ways

There's more than one way to add a contact on your Android smartphone You can type in the number, add it from your logs or chats There are also several apps that let you add a new contact on your Android, and you can choose which one to use depending on the situation This tutorial...

The Android Data Saver and how to enable it

The Android Data Saver ensures that you make the most of your data plan Most apps run in the background, consuming precious data in an effort to keep you up to date With the built-in Data Saver on Android, you can decide which apps get unrestricted mobile data access and which are...

Does your Android have NFC? Learn how to activate it

NFC or Near Field Communication is a wireless communication standard that allows the devices that support it to transfer data between them over a distance of 4 cm or less If you have an Android smartphone, you can use NFC to connect your smartphone to a wireless speaker, to make...

How to check the data usage and limit it on Android

Unless you have an unlimited data plan, you should know how to limit data usage on your Android smartphone, especially considering today's data-hungry apps and our tendency to constantly check them Luckily, Android has built-in features to monitor mobile data usage and restrict how...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite review: The latest in mid-range tablets!

The Android tablets market is not as hot and contested as it was a few years ago However, companies do release new models from time to time Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite - an Android tablet with a reasonable price and a lot to offer, including an S Pen stylus...

How to locate your Android smartphone with Find My Device

The Find My Device Google service gives you some control over an Android smartphone that's currently not in your possession, making it easier to locate This is excellent news if your Android gets stolen or if you have a tendency to misplace it This tutorial illustrates how to use...

What is a SIM card & What does it do?

Unless you've never had a phone or a smartphone, it is unlikely that you haven't heard about SIM cards Without them, you can't use your phone to call or send text messages to people You might know this, but do you know what a SIM card is and why you need one Do you have...

How to add a shortcut for speed dial and direct message on Android

To speed dial on Android or to send someone a message without wasting time going through your contacts, you must first create a direct message or a direct dial widget on your smartphone's Home screen It is a simple process, and, once completed, you get an Android call shortcut or a...