Killing Running Apps on Your Smartphone: Is It Necessary?

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More myths get propagated about technology than anything else, it would appear. How else can anyone explain the randomly strange questions and statements that are posed to people like me on a daily basis? We’ll tackle the myth surrounding running apps in the background today and deconstruct what it really is and if killing these […]

How to Paste Copied Text Directly in Android Apps

Copy Pasting on Android apps is Easy

The only inevitable action that’s certain to happen once you copy an item on your clipboard is to paste it. Thank God for Larry Tesler coming up with the idea of copy/paste or the entire digital world would have been different. From simple text to thousands of lines of codes, copy/paste function indeed makes our […]

The Best Android Apps for Those Who Often Use Public Wi-Fi

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For frequent travelers, especially when it’s related to business, Wi-Fi becomes the most important thing. The room can be crappy, the service can be bad, but the Wi-Fi, that needs to be strong. The same goes for the cafe you’re planning to work from or the new co-working space you’re checking out. If you travel […]

How to Install the PSM Developer Unity App on Your PS Vita 3.20 (or Above) for Native Homebrew


If you are a PS Vita owner and are interested in the possibilities that hacking your console can bring, then you might have found our previous entries (like How to Hack Your PS Vita or Everything You Need to Know About Hacking Your Vita) very useful. However, all previous progress in this regard has been […]

How to Get Started With Apple Music on iOS and iTunes

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Apple Music is not just another music streaming service. It’s a total overhaul of the Music app on iOS devices and everything related to music in the Apple ecosystem. It’s a new app that includes 30 million songs for streaming, your current music collection, a 24/7 radio station, human-curated and algorithmically generated stations plus a […]

Features Missing from Windows 10 (and the Possible Alternatives)

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Windows 10 releases on July 29. With the date coming near, most of us are focused on all the new features it brings to the table. Among all the news regarding the insider previews, different editions of Windows and confusion regarding the upgrade, no one may have noticed that Microsoft is removing certain features in Windows […]

Top 4 Apps for Taking Handwritten Notes on an iPad Using a Stylus

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It’s been around 5 years since the iPad came out and now there’s no doubt the iPad is more than just a consumption machine. It’s great for doing everything from editing videos, email, task management, writing and taking notes. Yes, the iPad doesn’t have a digitizer. Yes, there’s no underlying technology that makes for a […]

How to Create a Cinematic Movie on Your iPhone with Cameo


Every so often we all want to be able to shoot a video on our phones that has a little bit more pizzazz than a 10-second pixelated mess on Snapchat. But Snapchat’s convenience and ease of use is what makes it the popular choice for video these days, despite being impermanent and of low quality. […]

Complete Guide: Working with Subtitles on MX Player for Android


I prefer watching movies or TV shows with subtitles, and the joy when they are absolutely in sync is priceless. These subtitles simply act as a helping hand most of the time. But then there are shows like Sherlock where they’re a must to follow what’s going on, at least in my experience (or maybe I am one […]

5 Excellent iOS Games Based on Popular Console Franchises


One of the great aspects of gaming on consoles such as the latest PlayStation or Xbox is that those systems carry games with established franchises and deep storylines that can be incredible immersing. Now, with all the progress being made on the gaming side of smartphones, some of the most popular franchises in gaming are […]

How to Upload All Your Photos from Everywhere to Google Photos

How to Upload Your Entire Photo

Google Photos is free and awesome. As we’ve decided before, it’s not going to hurt you to try it out. But trying it out means uploading hundreds or thousands of your pictures to Google Photos. And because Google Photos didn’t exist till now, your photo collection is messed up. Your iPhone photos might be in […]

How to Optimize Your Listening Experience on Earphones/Headphones


Every time I move around the crowded streets of any major metropolitan city, I cannot help but notice the number of people wired with earphones/headphones. They might be catching up on the latest songs on Spotify or enjoying their favorite podcast. Either way, not too many seem to be wearing the right equipment. Or they […]

The Definitive Guide to Using Flash in Smartphone Photography


More photographs are now being taken in the history of human kind than ever before with our handy lil’ smartphones. Most people seem to be very trigger-happy when they feel like their phone’s flash can brighten up the subject that they are clicking. Flash doesn’t always prove to be useful, though. In fact, most professional cameramen […]

How to Use WhatsApp as a Desktop App on Windows, Mac and Linux

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When WhatsApp for Web arrived back in January, millions of users across the world sighed simultaneously (well, not iPhone users). It wasn’t much. It wasn’t a standalone full-fledged desktop app like Skype. But it was something. Although heavily reliant on the Android phone for authentication and internet connection, it still gave users an easy way […]