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From TheJournal.ie Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful CONNECTION

Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful

For obvious reasons, you shouldn’t treat it like your connection at home.

From TheJournal.ie Is it bad if you keep your laptop plugged in all the time? TechKnowHow

Is it bad if you keep your laptop plugged in all the time?

You might not think about it much, but there is one thing to be concerned about.

From TheJournal.ie Your iPhone keeps track of where you've been. Here's how to stop it TechKnowHow

Your iPhone keeps track of where you've been. Here's how to stop it

Very little will be affected if you do decide to turn it off.

From TheJournal.ie What do you do when a single app becomes a battery hog? TechKnowHow

What do you do when a single app becomes a battery hog?

There are ways to identify it and remedy the problem.

From TheJournal.ie Android users, this is the quickest way to access your important WhatsApp chats TechKnowHow

Android users, this is the quickest way to access your important WhatsApp chats

Better make some room on your home screen.

From TheJournal.ie Your iPhone has a handy feature that lets you access anything with one hand TechKnowHow

Your iPhone has a handy feature that lets you access anything with one hand

And it’s easy to forget about.

From TheJournal.ie Is your phone's space filling up too quickly? This is how you take back control TechKnowHow

Is your phone's space filling up too quickly? This is how you take back control

A little effort can go a long way.

From TheJournal.ie There are some simple ways to make your lock screen more secure TechKnowHow

There are some simple ways to make your lock screen more secure

Your first line of defence should also be the strongest.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can send web articles to your Kindle for reading later TechKnowHow

This is how you can send web articles to your Kindle for reading later

If you want to read a few articles later, this will make it easier on your eyes.

From TheJournal.ie So what is the difference between a modem and a router? TechKnowHow

So what is the difference between a modem and a router?

They’re used interchangeably, but there is a difference.

From TheJournal.ie You can do more with your smartphone alarm than just set the time TechKnowHow

You can do more with your smartphone alarm than just set the time

Making it go off on certain days and using the volume buttons to snooze are some of the things you can do.

From TheJournal.ie If Facebook's app is irritating you, there is a way to improve things TechKnowHow

If Facebook's app is irritating you, there is a way to improve things

And it only takes a moment or two to complete.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you make sure your apps only update over WiFi TechKnowHow

This is how you make sure your apps only update over WiFi

Usually, your apps update automatically, but it’s good to check.

From TheJournal.ie Your iPhone has a hidden emoticon keyboard that you can access TechKnowHow

Your iPhone has a hidden emoticon keyboard that you can access

But only if you want more emoticons than you know what to do with.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can stop people from reading your texts TechKnowHow

Here's how you can stop people from reading your texts

And the details of almost every notification that appears on your phone.

From TheJournal.ie Use Spotify often? Here are some tips to get more out of it TechKnowHow

Use Spotify often? Here are some tips to get more out of it

You can do more with it than just search through songs.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can tell whether a smartphone is waterproof or not TechKnowHow

This is how you can tell whether a smartphone is waterproof or not

Most electronic devices have a rating which tells you how effective they really are.

From TheJournal.ie What the heck are cookies and what do they do?* TechKnowHow

What the heck are cookies and what do they do?*

*We’re talking about cookies on your browser, not the edible kind unfortunately.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can control your desktop remotely TechKnowHow

This is how you can control your desktop remotely

Or just help solve someone else’s PC/Mac problem without having to leave your own.

From Business ETC Want to make your phone more useful? Try automating tasks TechKnowHow

Want to make your phone more useful? Try automating tasks

It might not be for everyone but it can speed tasks up or allow you to carry out entirely different actions.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you should take care of your headphones TechKnowHow

This is how you should take care of your headphones

You want them to last as long as possible, and a little care goes a long way.

From TheJournal.ie So what should you do with your old smartphone? Don't throw it out just yet TechKnowHow

So what should you do with your old smartphone? Don't throw it out just yet

Some good can still come out of them.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can turn off Facebook's On This Day reminders TechKnowHow

This is how you can turn off Facebook's On This Day reminders

There is no official way to turn them off, but there is a workaround.

From TheJournal.ie Struggling to wake up in the morning? These alarm apps with a twist may help TechKnowHow

Struggling to wake up in the morning? These alarm apps with a twist may help

Should you require something more than just a time and an alarm sound.

From TheJournal.ie The latest version of Android has a hidden settings option for the status bar TechKnowHow

The latest version of Android has a hidden settings option for the status bar

Most of them are cosmetic, but they can be useful.

From TheJournal.ie Lending your iPhone or iPad out to someone? Guided access is what you need TechKnowHow

Lending your iPhone or iPad out to someone? Guided access is what you need

If you worry about someone going through your phone when they only need it for one task, activating this will help.

From TheJournal.ie What apps allow you to activate two-step verification? TechKnowHow

What apps allow you to activate two-step verification?

Instead of needing SMS to get a code, there are apps that generate them themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Is there any real difference between 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi? TechKnowHow

Is there any real difference between 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi?

Apart from the numbers, of course.

From TheJournal.ie Android phone a little slow? Here's a way to speed it up Android

Android phone a little slow? Here's a way to speed it up

Although how much it improves its speed really depends on the type of phone you have.

From TheJournal.ie Text a little too difficult to read? Here's how you can adjust its size TechKnowHow

Text a little too difficult to read? Here's how you can adjust its size

There are some very handy options hidden away in accessibility settings.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can add more fingerprint entries on your phone TechKnowHow

This is how you can add more fingerprint entries on your phone

It’s handy to have more than one saved on your phone in case you need it.

From TheJournal.ie There's a way to set up auto-replies on your phone and avoid annoying calls TechKnowHow

There's a way to set up auto-replies on your phone and avoid annoying calls

Or for any time you just don’t want to answer your phone.

From TheJournal.ie Can't seem to find that app you removed? Here's how to uncover it again TechKnowHow

Can't seem to find that app you removed? Here's how to uncover it again

And any other app you’ve downloaded but no longer have on your phone.

From TheJournal.ie Not using widgets? Then you're missing out on one of your phone's handiest feature TechKnowHow

Not using widgets? Then you're missing out on one of your phone's handiest feature

They’re handy, but are you using them to their fullest?

From TheJournal.ie The latest version of Android is out, but it's unlikely you'll see it anytime soon TechKnowHow

The latest version of Android is out, but it's unlikely you'll see it anytime soon

But on the bright side, you do have a few things to look forward to.

From TheJournal.ie Want to keep a backup of all your WhatsApp messages? Here's how TechKnowHow

Want to keep a backup of all your WhatsApp messages? Here's how

You’ll never know when you might need to recover them.

From TheJournal.ie A fuss has been caused over iOS 9's WiFi Assist, but is it justified? TechKnowHow

A fuss has been caused over iOS 9's WiFi Assist, but is it justified?

Claims that the setting causes data usage to balloon have been circulating but is it really as bad as some are making it out to be?

From TheJournal.ie Here's how you can really make the most out of Google Photos TechKnowHow

Here's how you can really make the most out of Google Photos

You can do so much more than just save photos on it.

From TheJournal.ie What can you do if you're locked out of your phone? TechKnowHow

What can you do if you're locked out of your phone?

Well, don’t panic for one. That doesn’t really help matters.

From TheJournal.ie There's a second setting screen on Android that you might have missed TechKnowHow

There's a second setting screen on Android that you might have missed

And it’s very, very useful.

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