Android Beginner Guides

Nov 9, 2017

The first 5 things you need to do with your Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL

Google’s new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL launched on October 5th featuring some great new abilities such as Google Lens, as well as a load of other ways that let you personalize and customize the han … Read More

Aug 15, 2017

How to set up Google Allo on the web

It’s here! Finally, after months of waiting, Google is letting you use Allo on your computer. It means you can easily switch between phones, tablets, and computers without losing a single messa … Read More

Jul 17, 2017

How to take screenshots on your Huawei or Honor handset

So, you’ve just bought yourself a brand new Huawei or Honor smartphone and you find yourself faced with Huawei’s EMUI interface that is chock full of features. It doesn’t matter if … Read More

May 3, 2017

How to change your Google app Home or Work locations

When you first configure the Google app, you can add Home or Work locations so that you get better contextual feedback on driving distances, traffic and so on. But, what if you move or change jobs? Y … Read More

Apr 25, 2017

How to permanently delete pictures and videos from Google Photos

You have your reasons as to why a picture or video needs to be deleted. We don’t judge, and we probably shouldn’t know everything you snap and record in life. But we can help you throw aw … Read More

Apr 4, 2017

What is a System on a Chip (SoC)?

In combing across Android blogs, you’ve probably heard the term SoC mentioned a couple of times. It stands for System on a Chip, which is basically the brains of your smartphone. An SoC can be … Read More

Apr 3, 2017

How to install APK files on your Android device

If you’ve used an Android device and frequented any Android publication before, you’ve probably heard the word APK at least once. Think of an APK as Windows’ executable files, excep … Read More

Mar 10, 2017

How fingerprint scanners work

There are several ways to unlock your phone, from pin numbers to passwords, patterns, and fingerprint scanners, which one is the best option to go with? You may be surprised to find out that the best … Read More

Mar 4, 2017

How does USB Type-C work?

We’ve already shown you how micro-USB works, but what about the next big USB technology: USB Type-C? It’s similar in a lot of ways since it’s the same general principle of being a U … Read More

Mar 1, 2017

What is micro-USB charging and how does it work?

We’re all pretty familiar with micro-USB ports. They’re often found at the bottom of our smartphones and tablets for charging up the battery. They’re also found on a myriad of other … Read More

Feb 27, 2017

How to update the Google Play app on your Android phone or tablet

Just like apps, Google Play app needs to be updated every now and then. It’s so that Google can give its digital store new features, stability improvements, and a visual changes. We’re go … Read More

Feb 25, 2017

How SIM cards work

We deal with SIM cards on a daily basis in our phones (and sometimes tablets), but yet, we know very little about them. When it comes to SIM cards, all we really know is that when we plug it into the … Read More

Feb 20, 2017

How to turn off ‘OK, Google’ always listening feature in Google Now

Google Now has a neat ability to listen for the “OK, Google” command to automatically launch the app and get you into Search as fast as possible. But, you may not want Google Now to liste … Read More

Feb 4, 2017

How to change the navigation bar in Huawei’s EMUI 5

If you own a couple of devices made by different brands, it’s quite likely that at least one of them has a different setup for its navigation bar. For example, Samsung sets its navigation keys … Read More

Jan 1, 2017

How lithium-ion batteries work

Almost all smartphones these days are powered by lithium-ion batteries. And recently, they’ve gotten some special attention, thanks to the type of batteries causing a fire inside Galaxy Note 7 … Read More