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From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can make the image quality on Netflix better TechGuide

Here's how you can make the image quality on Netflix better

If you’re constantly watching it on standard definition, there are a few changes you can make.

From TheJournal.ie You can easily set reminders that only activate when you arrive home* TechGuide

You can easily set reminders that only activate when you arrive home*

*Or any other location that you plan to travel to.

From TheJournal.ie Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it TechGuide

Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it

Especially if you know you’ll ring the person back later that day.

From TheJournal.ie Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it TechGuide

Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it

There are a few third-party keyboards which allow you to keep one hand free.

From TheJournal.ie One of Android's handier features is something you've likely forgotten about TechGuide

One of Android's handier features is something you've likely forgotten about

The quick search feature Now on Tap is incredibly useful, if you remember it’s there.

From TheJournal.ie This is how to keep your phone's keyboard silent when you're typing TechGuide

This is how to keep your phone's keyboard silent when you're typing

That click noise every time you hit a key can get on your nerves.

From TheJournal.ie There's a quicker way to shut down your PC than clicking Start TechGuide

There's a quicker way to shut down your PC than clicking Start

Those keyboard shortcuts can really come in useful.

From TheJournal.ie Can a black background really extend your phone's battery life? TechGuide

Can a black background really extend your phone's battery life?

It really depends on the type of display your phone has.

From TheJournal.ie iPhone users: You know you can assign different ringtones to your friends, right? TechGuide

iPhone users: You know you can assign different ringtones to your friends, right?

It’s handy to know whether it’s work or your best friend that’s trying to contact you.

From TheJournal.ie Headwreck: How to make those annoying apps that come with your phone disappear TechGuide

Headwreck: How to make those annoying apps that come with your phone disappear

Apps that you can’t delete can take up space unnecessarily but there are workarounds.

From TheJournal.ie Browser tabs getting out of control? A simple right-click can really help TechGuide

Browser tabs getting out of control? A simple right-click can really help

There’s a lot of power in those right-clicks.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can identify (and stop) annoying background apps TechGuide

Here's how you can identify (and stop) annoying background apps

You don’t need to have games running in the background and draining your battery life.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can activate light alerts on your phone TechGuide

This is how you can activate light alerts on your phone

Should you need a different way to keep yourself alerted to new updates.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the quick way to save battery on your phone TechGuide

Here's the quick way to save battery on your phone

Should you need to prioritise longevity over functionality.

From TheJournal.ie Still have your iPhone headphones? You can do quite a few things with them TechGuide

Still have your iPhone headphones? You can do quite a few things with them

They can do more than just change the volume or pause a song.

From TheJournal.ie How exactly is your Snapchat score calculated? TechGuide

How exactly is your Snapchat score calculated?

It appears underneath your profile, but does it mean anything important?

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can hide your presence on WhatsApp TechGuide

This is how you can hide your presence on WhatsApp

So none of your friends (or strangers) know you’re online.

From TheJournal.ie Does your browser crash frequently? Flash could be the problem TechGuide

Does your browser crash frequently? Flash could be the problem

And it’s easy to disable so it doesn’t bother you again.

From Business ETC Too many tabs open? Here's how you can snooze them for later TechGuide

Too many tabs open? Here's how you can snooze them for later

Handy for when you need to revisit a page but don’t want to forget about it.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can change default apps on Android TechGuide

This is how you can change default apps on Android

Sometimes you might want to open up a different app the next time you choose a link.

From TheJournal.ie Need a quick way to speed up your iPhone? You have two options TechGuide

Need a quick way to speed up your iPhone? You have two options

Should you have trouble figuring out the cause of slowdown.

From TheJournal.ie There's a small but handy way to navigate between old and new pages on your browser TechGuide

There's a small but handy way to navigate between old and new pages on your browser

You don’t have to constantly click or tap the back button to get to where you want.

From TheJournal.ie SMS clogging up your phone's storage? Here's how to get rid of them quickly TechGuide

SMS clogging up your phone's storage? Here's how to get rid of them quickly

You might rely on services like WhatsApp more but SMS still holds strong.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to get directions to multiple places on Google Maps TechGuide

Here's how to get directions to multiple places on Google Maps

Handy if you need to stop at different places for the one journey.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can stop your number from showing up on caller ID TechGuide

This is how you can stop your number from showing up on caller ID

If you don’t want your number to show when you’re ringing someone, there are ways of getting around that.

From TheJournal.ie Find keyboard shortcuts a little difficult to do? Turn on Stickykeys TechGuide

Find keyboard shortcuts a little difficult to do? Turn on Stickykeys

It’s handy if you find or someone else finds it difficult to hit combination keys like Ctrl + Shift + Esc.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can create your own custom keyboard shortcuts TechGuide

Here's how you can create your own custom keyboard shortcuts

It’s always handy to have more than just Ctrl + Alt + Delete at your disposal.

From TheJournal.ie You know there's a way to speed up YouTube videos, right? TechGuide

You know there's a way to speed up YouTube videos, right?

If you regularly watch videos on desktop, then you can speed things up a little.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can save Google Maps locations offline TechGuide

Here's how you can save Google Maps locations offline

If you don’t have the latest version yet, don’t despair. There is still a way to save them.

From Business ETC What exactly is the ‘other’ section in your phone’s storage space for? TechGuide
From TheJournal.ie Google keeps records of all your voice searches, but you can remove them TechGuide

Google keeps records of all your voice searches, but you can remove them

Anytime you activate Google Now, it saves the audio and transcript of each search to your history, but you can control it.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can force quit apps on your smartphone, tablet or computer TechGuide

This is how you can force quit apps on your smartphone, tablet or computer

There will always be at least one app that will act up sooner or later.

From TheJournal.ie Too many duplicate numbers in contacts? Here's how you can fix it TechGuide

Too many duplicate numbers in contacts? Here's how you can fix it

Do you really need your Mam’s number down three times already?

From TheJournal.ie There are faster ways to sort out your phone's photo space problem TechGuide

There are faster ways to sort out your phone's photo space problem

Because going through your photo albums the normal way is just painful.

From TheJournal.ie Recorded videos leaving no room on your phone? Here's how to make them smaller TechGuide

Recorded videos leaving no room on your phone? Here's how to make them smaller

High-quality footage is great, but it will fill up space on your phone pretty quickly.

From TheJournal.ie Are you sure you know what your smartphone camera can really do? TechGuide

Are you sure you know what your smartphone camera can really do?

Taking a good photo is one thing, but it’s just as important to know what features you can use and when.

From TheJournal.ie Hate your alarm clock? Here's how to wake up to your favourite Spotify playlist TechGuide

Hate your alarm clock? Here's how to wake up to your favourite Spotify playlist

An upbeat song is much better than just the sound of a bell.

From TheJournal.ie There's a hidden feature in Android notifications that you might not know about TechGuide

There's a hidden feature in Android notifications that you might not know about

So long as you have Lollipop 5.0 or above.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can set a volume limit for your devices TechGuide

This is how you can set a volume limit for your devices

So you don’t end up damaging your hearing.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to disable the in-app browser for Facebook TechGuide

Here's how to disable the in-app browser for Facebook

Should you be more comfortable using the likes of Chrome or Opera instead.

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