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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 or router to get mobile internet via USB on any PC. Say you have access to a Wi-Fi network in your home but your desktop PC doesn't have a wireless card in it. You might want to use your Android's USB tethering feature to establish a connection between them.
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 a newer chipset, more RAM, a triple-camera system instead of a dual-camera one, a larger battery, and an OLED display that keeps the same 21:9 wide aspect ratio. Do these upgrades make the new version of Xperia 10 better than the initial model?
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 iPhones to Android devices. Here are the most straightforward methods we know:
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 illustrates four ways to add a contact on your Android, so you can decide what works best for you:
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 prevented from sending and receiving data in the background. Continue reading to find out more about the Android Data Saver and how to enable it on your smartphone:
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 contactless payments, or to share data with other devices. Regardless of how you plan to use it, here's how to check if NFC is available on your Android and how to enable it:
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 much cellular data you're using to avoid additional costs. We know having full control over your data usage is important, so this tutorial illustrates how to set a data limit on your Android device:
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. We used it for about two weeks, and now we'd like to share our opinion about it. If you want to know what the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite can do and whether it's worth buying, read this review and find out:
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 the built-in Find My Device feature to track down, secure, and erase your Android smartphone:
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 uncertainties regarding what SIM cards are used for, or what information is stored on a SIM card? If you want to know the answers to these questions and more, read this article and find out: