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

How to save your EU Digital COVID Certificate on an iPhone

Your EU Digital COVID Certificate is your digital proof that you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19. It can also prove that you’ve either received a negative test result or recently recovered from COVID-19. All EU states provide you with such a certificate as a PDF file that you...

How to check the Android version on your device: All you need to know

Do you know how to check the Android version on your smartphone or tablet? Sometimes, it seems like my Android is getting a new update every day, and it’s hard to keep up with the changes. However, if you need help using your device or want to see if a cool new app or feature is...

How to share location on iPhone: All you need to know

Knowing how to share location on an iPhone can come in handy in many situations. Maybe you’re having car trouble and need a friend to come and pick you up. Perhaps you’re late meeting someone and want to show them where you are without texting while driving. Or maybe your goal is...

How to share location on Android

Knowing how to share location on Android can be extremely useful. Maybe you’re stranded somewhere and need a friend to pick you up. Or perhaps you’re organizing a party or a family gathering and want to make sure people know where to meet up. Whenever I need to send my location...

How to check screen time on Android with Digital Wellbeing

If you feel like you’re spending too much time on your smartphone or tablet, it’s a good idea to check the screen time on Android. And it’s easy to do so with the built-in Digital Wellbeing app that provides helpful information about how much you use your Android...

Xiaomi 11T review: Ticking the right boxes!

With Huawei out of the Android market for a while now, Xiaomi has quickly stepped up and filled the market with smartphones and tablets that are increasingly interesting. The latest smartphone in the Xiaomi 11 range, the Xiaomi 11T, is a mid-range phone with promising specs, set to...

How to send a text from the computer with Android Messages

Sometimes it’s easier to send a text message from the computer than to reach for your smartphone. Maybe you’re at work or just spending most of your time in front of a PC, like yours truly. Or perhaps you find it more comfortable to send a text from the computer, especially when...

How to find the Wi-Fi password on Android

If you’re wondering how to see the Wi-Fi password on Android, the answer couldn’t be simpler. Most Android smartphones or tablets automatically save the passwords for any Wi-Fi network you connect to. So all you have to do to show the Wi-Fi password on Android is check the...

OnePlus Nord 2 5G review: Flagship-like performance

The first OnePlus Nord has its distinctive place in the mid-premium category of smartphones, and the OnePlus Nord 2 5G wants to cement the company’s popularity in this segment. The new model features 5G connectivity, a high-end MediaTek system on a chip, excellent hardware...

How to install an APK on Android without Google Play Store

The safest way to install a new app on any Android device is to use the Google Play Store. However, that is not the only method to get new apps. If you’re a developer testing an app, or if your Android device can’t access the Google Play Store, you can also use an app’s .APK...

How to turn on Dark mode on Android in 3 different ways

The built-in Android Dark mode feature flips the color palette of your device’s interface. On top of your smartphone or tablet’s screen getting darker, when you enable the Dark theme on Android, it also changes the user interface of most installed apps to shades of black and...

How to hide notifications on the Lock screen in Android

Are you wondering how to hide the notifications on the Lock screen of your Android smartphone? While these alerts can be useful at times, you can hide notifications to keep everything away from prying eyes if you value your privacy. This guide illustrates how to hide...

OnePlus Nord CE 5G review: The well-rounded midranger

The headlines often tell stories about expensive flagship smartphones that innovate more and more each year. However, most people only read about flagships and then buy themselves smartphones they can afford. OnePlus Nord CE 5G is a mid-range smartphone that doesn’t innovate as...

How to rotate a video on Android: All you need to know

While most smartphones today can automatically detect the correct orientation when recording, you may need to know how to rotate a video on Android. This is helpful if you start shooting and then rotate the camera or if you just want to flip it to have fun and get a different...

How to hide the content of notifications on Android

Every time you receive a notification from an Android app, you can see the app’s name and icon, together with a preview of its contents, on your Lock screen. When it comes to notifications received from WhatsApp, Messenger, Messages, and other...