If you use WhatsApp to text your friends, family members, and colleagues, you might already be aware of the blue tick that indicates if your message has been read or not. But, did you know you can turn the read receipts feature off to stop people from being informed if you’ve read their messages on … Read More
If you’re an Android user who longs for iMessage on your Android phone, you may already be familiar with Screen Sharing options (that also work with Windows and Linux PC’s), and WeMessage. But another option is available called AirMessage, which brings iMessage sending and receiving to Android as well.
If you’re a Signal messenger user, you can further improve the security and privacy of your Signal communications and messages by enabling and using the disappearing messages feature. Just as it sounds, disappearing messages causes Signal to automatically disappear and remove messages after a specified time period. Even better is that it’s customizable, so you … Read More
Do you want to manually add contacts to your WhatsApp account for initiating conversations? Regardless of whether you’re using an iPhone or Android, this is a fairly simple procedure. By default, WhatsApp automatically syncs contacts that are stored on your phone and checks if they have a WhatsApp account. However, if you want to manually … Read More
Need to open a Numbers file but you’re on a Windows PC? No problem, you can use iCloud to access, edit, and open Numbers files, even if you don’t have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac with an official Numbers app handy.
Want to use Dark Mode with Facebook Messenger? If you’re a frequent Facebook Messenger user and you’re a fan of using dark mode for iPhone and the dark UI for iPad then you might appreciate enabling the Dark Mode feature on Facebook Messenger.
Ever sent a message over Instagram DM and wished you hadn’t? You’re in luck, because you can unsend Instagram messages! Unsending an Instagram message will literally unsend it and delete it from all sides of the conversation, so if you send something and regret it you can undo that decision. Read on to learn how … Read More
Wondering how to stop Spotify from playing music videos automatically? You’re probably not alone. Fortunately it’s easy to turn the visual loop and music video feature off with Spotify on iPhone, iPad, and Android. The latest versions of Spotify on iPhone, iPad, and Android default to automatically playing short clips of music videos with many … Read More
Spotify users may be wondering how to download a single song from Spotify. Maybe you just want to download a single song off a particular album, or perhaps you want to download an individual song from a playlist, or just download one song from anywhere else on Spotify. Even if you have Spotify premium, you … Read More
If you want to adjust the audio quality of music downloaded from Spotify, you can easily do so in the apps settings on an iPhone, iPad, or Android. The default music quality setting is “Normal” at 96 kbit/s, but you can choose to download music at “High” 160 kbit/s, or even “Very High” at 320 … Read More
If you have AirPods and an Android device, you might be interested in knowing that you can use AirPods with Android phones and tablets too. Connecting AirPods to an Android device is pretty straight forward (thought not as seamlessly simple as the iOS setup) and once the two are connected and paired you’ll be able … Read More
Spotify defaults to automatically adjusting music quality when streaming songs. That default music quality setting is recommended for most Spotify users, but some audiophiles may like to manually adjust the streaming music quality in Spotify to be either lower or higher as desired. As you’ll see it’s fairly easy to make changes to Spotify music … Read More
The latest versions of Google Chrome web browser default to not showing the full URL of a website, stripping away any subdomains, including the “www” subdomain prefix, and URL schemes, which are labeled as ‘trivial’ by Chrome. This is controversial given that many websites use subdomains and “www” to host completely different websites, but nonetheless … Read More
If you’re an Android user and you wish you had iMessage on your device, you’ll be happy to hear about there is a solution that effectively brings iMessage onto an Android device. It’s called WeMessage, and it’s a third party effort that uses an interesting workaround to gain iMessage on Android devices.
Do not buy used iPhone or phone without doing this first! For anyone shopping for a used iPhone or Android phone, your top priority should be to check to find out if the iPhone or phone has been stolen or reported as lost. The reason is simple; a stolen iPhone or phone that has been … Read More
Changing phone platforms is easier than ever before, and if you’re moving from an Android phone to an iPhone, you’ll find that Apple has made this process incredibly simple with the help of a free migration tool. Appropriately called “Move to iOS”, the utility is easy to use and migrates all contacts, photos, calendars, notes, … Read More
If you have ever switched from an iPhone to an Android or Windows phone, either temporarily, out of necessity, or for testing purposes, you may have noticed that a new phone will sometimes not receive inbound messages that have been sent from other iPhone users. Well, you probably didn’t notice it because you didn’t get … Read More
If you have an Android phone or tablet that is no longer in use and gathering dust, selling it or giving it to a new owner is often a good idea. Before you do that though, you’ll almost certainly want to erase all personal data on the phone by resetting the Android to the factory … Read More