Android How To: Use Call Blocking On The Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

Blocking phone calls has almost become a necessity in this day and age, and while it would surely be better if this type of situation could be avoided entirely, that just isn’t how things work. Thankfully there are a handful of ways you can block calls on your Samsung Galaxy S6, (it will be the […]

Android How-To: Get The Best Images From Your HTC One M9

Whether you’re a newcomer to taking pictures or a seasoned camera veteran, taking great pictures with a smartphone camera isn’t always easy. Things have gotten substantially better though with more recent smartphones like the HTC One M9, which now uses a 20MP rear-facing camera sensor instead of the 4MP Ultra Pixel camera from last year’s […]

Android How To: Change Lock Screen App Shortcuts on LG G4

Lock screen app shortcuts have been around forever, it seems like. HTC, Samsung and LG have had them in their custom UX for Android for a few years, along with some of the Chinese manufacturers. The LG G4 also has lock screen app shortcuts that are already preset. Although that’s not a big deal as […]

Android How-To: Get Google Play Services On The Chinese Asus Zenfone 2

Chinese phones have risen in popularity considerably over the past year or two and for good reason.  These phones offer better value than phones by companies that might be better known to the masses like Samsung or LG, and many have begun to increase their quality significantly over previous iterations.  We’ve just had the opportunity […]

Android How-To: Alter The Screen Grid On The Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

If you thought customizing certain aspects of the homescreen was just for those using third-party home launchers downloaded from the Play Store, once upon a time you might have been correct, but that isn’t the case anymore. With how far Android has come, customization features have been one of the best parts about Android as […]

Android How-To: Modify Quick Settings On The Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

One of the beauties of the advancement of Android has been the coming of the quick settings menu, and Samsung has implemented a rather robust version of it within their own UI, offering users the option to toggle on/off and swap out a varied selection of different settings options to be accessible from the notification […]

Android How To: Disable Location on the LG G4 Camera

For most of us, having our location attached to pictures is cool. As you can see on a map where you took each picture – especially cool on Instagram’s photo map. But there are plenty of people that don’t want to have their location attached to their pictures. Luckily there is a way to disable […]

Android How-To: Transfer Data Using The Samsung Smart Switch App

If you’re someone who has more than one device you typically use on a daily basis and want to keep all your data across all of them, or if you’re simply switching from an old phone to a new device it can be a little tedious to have to re-enter all your information. Of course, […]

Android How To: Hard Reboot the Samsung Galaxy S6

For many of us, this may seem like a really easy task to get done. But where Samsung has always had a removable battery in their devices before the Galaxy S6, many Samsung users won’t know this little trick. So if your Galaxy S6 gets stuck in a bootloop or is unresponsive, instead of taking […]

How to Add Mute Functionality to the Chrome Tab Audio Icon

We have all been here before: you are researching a topic or simply browsing the web and have opened a ton of links as background tabs, all of a sudden, one of these tabs goes rogue and obnoxiously assaults your eardrums with a horrendous ad about say, dish-washing detergent, which abruptly halts your peaceful, Zen-like […]

How To Detect (And Avoid) Clone Android Devices

Imitation in the mobile industry is arguably the sincerest form of flattery; just ask Apple, the experts. We’ve seen all manner of products imitated including most of the big name manufacturer smartphones and many of the smaller manufacturers, too. Sometimes, these clone devices are comparable to the real thing and at other times, they are […]

Android How To: Take a Screenshot on the LG G4

With every new device that comes out on the market, we get emails asking how to take a screenshot on that new device. Even though it’s pretty much the same on every device. So here we are, here to show you how to take a screenshot on the new LG G4. There are actually two […]

Android How to: Setup the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

The very first thing you do when you get a new smartphone is turn it on right? And then start setting it up. The thing with Android is that no two smartphones setup are the same. Heck even the Verizon Galaxy S6 and Sprint Galaxy S6 setups are different. And that’s due to the carrier’s […]