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How do I use mobile platforms like Android and iOS? Learn how to use your smartphone or tablet to its maximum potential, no matter who manufactured it.

Phone to PC

How to use the Windows Phone Link app with Android smartphones

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 23.06.2023
Microsoft is actively working on an ecosystem of apps that allows Windows 11 and Windows 10 users to interact with their smartphones from their PCs. The Windows Phone Link app lets you check your Android notifications, see the pictures on your Android smartphone, and even...
realme 11 Pro+ 5G

realme 11 Pro+ 5G review: Amazing camera in a beautiful package

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 20.06.2023
The realme 11 Pro+ 5G is a smartphone that many Android fans have anxiously been expecting to launch. With a mid-range chipset and a relatively affordable price, this smartphone promises an elegant design, a beautiful display, incredibly fast charging, and an excellent camera. I received...
Samsung Galaxy A34 5G

Samsung Galaxy A34 5G review: A common sense Android

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 12.06.2023
Are you looking for a mid-range Android smartphone with 5G connectivity? One with a pleasant design, a beautiful display, a good camera, and a large battery? Then you might want to consider the Samsung Galaxy A34 5G. Launched in March 2024, this reasonably-priced 5G smartphone...
Phone to PC

Connect your Android phone to a Windows PC with Phone Link

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.06.2023
Phone Link is Microsoft’s attempt to keep you in front of your Windows computer even while using your Android device. The app syncs your Android smartphone to your Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC, helping you get notifications, calls, and texts on your desktop. This...
Nearby Share Mobile to PC

How to use Android Nearby Share with Windows PCs

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 31.05.2023
Google’s Nearby Share feature offers a convenient way to transfer photos, videos, documents, and other files wirelessly between Android devices without using the internet or a USB cable. But did you know that Nearby Share is available on PC also, not just on Android devices?...
Nearby Share

How to use Nearby Share on Android

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 25.05.2023
Nearby Share is a feature available on Android that allows you to share files, photos, links, and more with other nearby devices. It works with or without an internet connection, using Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or mobile data to create a secure connection between the devices. Do...
Google Play

How to open Play Store on Android smartphones and tablets

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 16.05.2023
On your Android device, Google’s Play Store is the portal to your favorite content, so knowing how to open it can be useful. You use it to download apps, games, and all kinds of digital content. Furthermore, the Play Store downloads updates for your apps...
HUAWEI P60 Pro

How to stop your HUAWEI device from closing apps automatically

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 12.05.2023
Like all Android smartphones on the market, HUAWEI phones also have a built-in battery optimization service that can kill your apps automatically when it deems fit. The purpose of doing this is to maximize your battery life. However, you may want to allow certain apps...
HUAWEI P60 Pro

HUAWEI P60 Pro review: Unconventional in many ways!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 09.05.2023
When publishing this review, HUAWEI just released its latest flagship smartphone in Europe: the HUAWEI P60 Pro. As one of the first people to test it, I can say that it’s an impressive smartphone in many key areas, from its elegant design to the outstanding...
Files

How to open an unknown file on Android

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.05.2023
Did you ever find yourself in a situation where your Android smartphone can’t open a file that you downloaded from the internet or received in an email? Does it have a file extension that you’ve never seen before? Is it an unknown file, and you...
Speed Dial

How to add a direct dial widget on Android

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.04.2023
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...
Sony WH-CH520

Sony WH-CH520 review: Attractive on-ear headphones

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 24.04.2023
If you’re looking for a pair of wireless headphones that don’t require you to break your piggy bank, you might want to check out the Sony WH-CH520. The company advertises them as lightweight, comfortable, and easy-to-use headphones with good sound quality and long battery life....
iPhone wallpaper

How to change the screen timeout on iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 19.04.2023
It’s important to learn how to change the screen timeout on iPhone. Maybe your hands are full while following instructions on your device’s display, so it would be helpful to know how to keep your iPhone screen on. Or perhaps you want to learn how...
Realme C55

Realme C55 review: A smartphone for people on a budget!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 07.04.2023
Realme benefits from less brand awareness than many of its competitors. However, the company has been on an upward trajectory for quite some time, especially in markets where affordable devices are sought after. For example, in India, in 2022, Realme became the second-largest smartphone manufacturer...
Realme 10

Realme 10 review: Budget-friendly with excellent features

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 30.03.2023
The Realme 10 is one of the latest offerings from the Chinese smartphone brand that aims to deliver high performance and build quality at an affordable price. It sports a stylish design, a stunning display, a mid-range processor, and a set of cameras that promise...
Topdon TC001

Topdon TC001 review: A brilliant thermal imaging camera

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 23.03.2023
Thermal imaging cameras can detect infrared radiation and translate it into visible images. Such devices can be useful in a wide range of applications, such as inspecting electrical systems, finding heat or water leaks, or detecting fire hazards. In this review, I’m testing the performance...
JPG or PNG

How to change the screenshot format on Android: PNG to JPG & back

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.03.2023
By default, the Android operating system saves all your screenshots using the PNG file format. But what if you want to change the screenshot format from PNG to JPG? Or what if your phone’s manufacturer changed this default behavior, and your new Android device stores...
Recording video

How to screen record on iPhone in 3 easy steps

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 17.03.2023
Knowing how to record your screen on an iPhone can come in handy in a variety of situations. Whether you want to record gameplay, create a tutorial, or document a software bug, an iPhone screen recording is a convenient and straightforward way to capture what’s...