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There's a simple rule that can help you improve your photos
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There's a simple rule that can help you improve your photos

Jun 15th 2016, 8:00 PM 31,837 Views 9 Comments

The rule of thirds exists for a good reason.

You should take down this smartphone code when you get the chance
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You should take down this smartphone code when you get the chance

Jun 9th 2016, 8:00 PM 53,136 Views 30 Comments

If your phone is stolen, then it will certainly come in handy.

Screen glare is always a problem, but there are ways to reduce it
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Screen glare is always a problem, but there are ways to reduce it

Jun 7th 2016, 8:00 PM 30,437 Views 13 Comments

Brighter days can make it harder to see what is on your phone, but it’s not too difficult to change.

There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps
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There's a way to set a sleep timer for your music apps

May 30th 2016, 8:00 PM 27,583 Views 5 Comments

Handy for those who like to doze off to a soundtrack.

Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse
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Stop closing down your apps, it only makes things worse

May 19th 2016, 7:30 PM 44,782 Views 29 Comments

If you’ve been doing it because you think it’s good for your battery life or phone, you’re going to be disappointed.

There's a way to make your iPhone read text out to you
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There's a way to make your iPhone read text out to you

May 2nd 2016, 8:30 AM 28,804 Views 11 Comments

Sometimes it’s handy to hear what’s on screen instead of reading it.

Your iPhone's photos app has a search feature that you may have overlooked
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Your iPhone's photos app has a search feature that you may have overlooked

Apr 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 50,625 Views 8 Comments

In fairness, it’s rather easy to miss.

There's a way to keep your Android screen always on while charging
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There's a way to keep your Android screen always on while charging

Apr 11th 2016, 8:30 PM 21,705 Views 7 Comments

Without having to change any display options.

This is how you can figure out who rejected you on Facebook
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This is how you can figure out who rejected you on Facebook

Mar 17th 2016, 8:00 PM 43,772 Views 39 Comments

It’s painful but if you really want to know, you can.

In case you're still wondering, closing apps does not speed up your iPhone
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In case you're still wondering, closing apps does not speed up your iPhone

Mar 10th 2016, 4:59 PM 13,921 Views 13 Comments

And Apple has pretty much confirmed it to be the case.

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Facebook profile videos are now available so here's how to make one

Jan 3rd 2016, 7:45 PM 29,989 Views 9 Comments

New year, new you (in your profile).

WhatsApp taking up too much space? You should clear your chats
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WhatsApp taking up too much space? You should clear your chats

Nov 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 259,531 Views 13 Comments

Multimedia messages can fill up your storage very quickly but there is a way to clear them entirely.

Staying in this Monday? It's a good time to check your Facebook privacy settings
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Staying in this Monday? It's a good time to check your Facebook privacy settings

Oct 26th 2015, 11:26 AM 19,044 Views 15 Comments

All public posts are now searchable, and that could mean some old (and potentially embarrassing) posts could surface.

This is how you check what plugins are running on your browser
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This is how you check what plugins are running on your browser

Sep 27th 2015, 5:30 PM 14,981 Views 5 Comments

If one is having a negative effect your browsing experience, then it’s worth looking at what’s causing it.

Here's how to get rid of those annoying startup programs on your PC
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Here's how to get rid of those annoying startup programs on your PC

Sep 26th 2015, 7:00 PM 17,109 Views 28 Comments

Do you really need Skype starting up every time you turn on your computer?

There's a handy way to mute any calls you get on your iPhone
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There's a handy way to mute any calls you get on your iPhone

Sep 26th 2015, 10:00 AM 23,599 Views 31 Comments

And you might not even have noticed it before.

You can create a special ebook based on your favourite Wikipedia articles
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You can create a special ebook based on your favourite Wikipedia articles

Sep 24th 2015, 7:00 PM 4,525 Views 0 Comments

Should you have a long journey ahead and need to pass the time.

Here's a way to use autocorrect that you might not have considered before
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Here's a way to use autocorrect that you might not have considered before

Sep 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 20,099 Views 6 Comments

Cause it’s a pain to type out long terms like your email repeatedly.

Why tab is probably the most underrated key on your keyboard
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Why tab is probably the most underrated key on your keyboard

Sep 15th 2015, 3:00 PM 21,373 Views 39 Comments

It just a matter of knowing when to use it.

Internet ads bothering you? Then Google's latest change will make you happy
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Internet ads bothering you? Then Google's latest change will make you happy

Aug 28th 2015, 10:47 AM 11,144 Views 11 Comments

And it’s part of a wider trend relating to one of the web’s older formats.

Getting tired of Facebook's autoplay videos? Here's how to switch them off
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Getting tired of Facebook's autoplay videos? Here's how to switch them off

Aug 15th 2015, 5:30 PM 13,047 Views 11 Comments

Your data bill (and sanity) will thank you for it.

If Chrome is running slowly, here's how to find the problem causing it
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If Chrome is running slowly, here's how to find the problem causing it

Aug 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 20,596 Views 19 Comments

Handy if it’s a reoccurring problem.

One of Gmail's best experimental features has been made official
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One of Gmail's best experimental features has been made official

Jun 23rd 2015, 7:30 PM 23,792 Views 7 Comments

Undo send had been an experimental feature since 2009, but now is as good a time as any to activate it.

Using your devices at night? Here's how you can reduce the strain on your eyes
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Using your devices at night? Here's how you can reduce the strain on your eyes

Jun 1st 2015, 9:00 PM 26,927 Views 17 Comments

Alternatively, you could just not look at your phone in bed, but you’re not going to do that, are you?

Going abroad? Here's why you should get a local SIM
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Going abroad? Here's why you should get a local SIM

Jun 1st 2015, 5:30 PM 32,682 Views 36 Comments

In certain cases, it can save you money.

There's a hidden 'low light' mode buried deep in your iPhone's settings
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There's a hidden 'low light' mode buried deep in your iPhone's settings

May 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 65,321 Views 29 Comments

And it’s easy to activate (once you know how).

How to stop people from knowing you've read a message
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How to stop people from knowing you've read a message

May 2nd 2015, 6:00 PM 84,220 Views 15 Comments

“Yeah, I didn’t get a chance to read it. Seriously”

Phone running out of space? There's an easy way of checking what to remove
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Phone running out of space? There's an easy way of checking what to remove

Apr 6th 2015, 9:30 AM 35,743 Views 25 Comments

You (likely) have a free day so why not free up some space on your smartphone.

Autoplay video on YouTube bothering you? You can disable it
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Autoplay video on YouTube bothering you? You can disable it

Mar 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 8,847 Views 14 Comments

And it’s rather easy to do.

Want to separate work and play on your browser? Set up different profiles
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Want to separate work and play on your browser? Set up different profiles

Mar 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,851 Views 2 Comments

Handy if you want to keep certain information separate from each other.

Before you head out tonight, take a moment to improve your phone's security
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Before you head out tonight, take a moment to improve your phone's security

Mar 17th 2015, 7:30 PM 25,755 Views 8 Comments

If you end up losing it, you want to make sure you’ve taken some precautions.

Here's how you can see what Google knows about you
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Here's how you can see what Google knows about you

Mar 13th 2015, 11:35 AM 40,930 Views 16 Comments

And get an overview of all the google services you use on a day-to-day basis.

This is how you can undo that embarrassing email you sent*
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This is how you can undo that embarrassing email you sent*

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:30 PM 28,879 Views 8 Comments

*provided you do some advance preparation.

Accidentally deleted photos on your iPhone? You can recover them
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Accidentally deleted photos on your iPhone? You can recover them

Feb 26th 2015, 7:30 PM 31,200 Views 15 Comments

It’s easy to do, they’re just hidden away.

Here's how you can turn off location tracking on your phone
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Here's how you can turn off location tracking on your phone

Feb 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 29,734 Views 18 Comments

If you find the idea of geolocation a little bit creepy.