Smartphones in Tips

Ultra-Cheap Phones Even iPhone Users Will Crave

Your life is controlled by "dings" 24 hours a day. The reality is you can't completely disconnect. However, there is a cool, trendy option...
Tips April 25, 2018

Android features that iPhone users envy

Being an Android user can sometimes be a lonely experience. All your friends are using their Apple Pay in stores and sharing silly pictures...
Tips April 24, 2018

9 reasons to choose an iPhone 7 over an iPhone X

There are simply so many features to love on today's smartphones that it can be challenging to make a decision. That even includes making...
Tips April 22, 2018

Android power tips you'll wish you'd known all along

The features and specs keep getting better and better with each new rendition. But how much do you really know about what your phone...
Tips April 16, 2018

How to track an Android phone

The cost of replacing your gadget is just one reason you don't want to lose it. But there's an even more important reason you...
Tips April 15, 2018

A dinosaur roams in Chrome

We've all been there. You are so accustomed to Wi-Fi connections being just about everywhere that, well, you can get a little grumpy when...
Tips April 15, 2018

5G is coming, and it will cost you. What you need to know

Are you ready for 5G? It’s coming whether you like it or not. Antennas, radiation, global connectivity, lightning fast speeds, device control, all wrapped...
Tips April 13, 2018

How to remove unwanted apps from Windows 10

Microsoft has made an admirable attempt at updating its Windows 10 operating system the past few years, and with some good results. Unfortunately, you...
Tips April 12, 2018

My 7 favorite iPhone tricks you'll use time after time

Have you ever looked at your iPhone or iPad user guide? I mean, read through all 100-plus pages of it? Chances are, like most...
Tips April 11, 2018

How to spot fake Android apps in the Play Store

We rely on Google Play and the Apple App Store to protect us from malicious and fake apps. Official app stores have vetting systems...
Tips April 5, 2018

How to prevent the butt dial

Back in my day, we had flip phones, so this was never an issue. But as phones became smarter they also became flatter and...
Tips March 30, 2018

6 great Facebook replacement apps

Facebook’s big Cambridge Analytica privacy controversy has rocked the popular social network and sparked a #DumpFacebook movement of people and companies that are deleting...
Tips March 29, 2018

How to set an out of office message on a smartphone

Turning on your work email's "out-of-office" mode while you are at the office is easy enough that it's just a few clicks away but...
Tips March 28, 2018

5 things that kill your iPhone battery the fastest

Your cellphone is only as good as its battery. Once its power source runs out, so does your ability to call, check email and...
Tips March 21, 2018

iPhone 10 vs. Samsung Galaxy S9, which is better?

It has finally happened. You knew it was coming. We're now in the era when smartphones will set you back $1,000 - or almost....
Tips March 17, 2018

Everyday essential shortcuts for your Android

Your Android can adeptly make calls, send text messages, check emails, change settings, download apps and everything in between. Sure, having the right know-how...
Tips March 15, 2018

Siri has some tricks you might not like

What's become of Siri? That is Apple's voice-activated virtual assistant that you've been talking to for a few years. As it turns out, though,...
Tips March 14, 2018

Check whether your email account has been hacked

It's a sad reality, but thousands of websites are hacked each and every day. What does that mean for your data and personal information?...
Tips March 9, 2018

How to keep your family and friends from snooping on your phone

Your life is on your phone. It has a record of everyone you talk to or message with. It has your browsing history, your...
Tips March 6, 2018

iPhone feature blamed after woman fears for her life

Most of the time, when we speak of smartphone technology we're touting its benefits. That's because these handy gadgets have opened the door to...
Tips March 5, 2018
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