Here’s how much it costs to fix broken glass on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Here’s how much it costs to fix broken glass on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Breaking the display on your smartphone is painful. It’s especially painful on the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus which are both beautiful devices. While your Galaxy S9 can function with a broken display in most cases, it will get worse over time. Cracks will continue to develop and your water and dust resistance goes right out the window. Don’t be hard on yourself if you … Continue Reading >

How to automatically block spam calls on your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

How to automatically block spam calls on your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Call fraud and spam are at an all-time high. Despite the FTC’s efforts the protect consumers, spammers are using technology to mask their numbers and are calling from other countries to scam us out of money or information. It doesn’t even seem to help if you register your number to the national Do Not Call Registry. If you’re tired of getting spam and fraud … Continue Reading >

How to disable bloatware on your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

How to disable bloatware on your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung does great things when it comes to smartphones. It pushes innovation when it comes to hardware, cameras, displays, and even software. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are both great examples of how great Samsung phones are. If you picked up a Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ and got it from a carrier like AT&T or Verizon, there’s a high chance there’s software … Continue Reading >

How to completely delete your Facebook account for good

How to completely delete your Facebook account for good

Facebook’s apologies are no longer acceptable for many of you. No matter how you use Facebook to stay in touch with your friends and family, you can’t afford to place your trust in Facebook with your data. Facebook has let fake news persist, it’s a place of hate, and it let companies mine your personal information without your consent. There are countless other ways … Continue Reading >

Use your Google Home to make phone calls

Use your Google Home to make phone calls

Smart speakers come loaded with thousands of features. There are so many features that it’s nearly impossible to get the most from them. However, beyond listening to music, controlling your smartphones, and playing the news, there is one feature you should know how to use: how to make phone calls. The Google Home, Google Home Mini, and Google Max are all capable of making … Continue Reading >

Manage your sanity by taking control of your notifications on your iPhone

Manage your sanity by taking control of your notifications on your iPhone

No matter what psychologists claim about smartphones and our addictions to them, they won’t be going away. Sure we might overindulge from time to time, but we generally tend to control our smartphone usage. However there are plenty of times when we’d like our smartphones to leave us alone, and if we truly want to get control of them you need to take the … Continue Reading >

How to force restart your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X (tutorial)

How to force restart your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X (tutorial)

Force restart or hard reset is necessary when your iPhone is frozen. The iPhone is an excellent smartphone but once in a blue moon, it will freeze on you. Normally, you can hold the right side button to power your iPhone off which is known as a soft reset. If your iPhone is frozen, a soft reset will not always work. That’s where the … Continue Reading >

Here’s how to view what personal information is being collected on you by Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook, and others

Here’s how to view what personal information is being collected on you by Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook, and others

Technology companies are firing back at its users to be more aware of the information they agree to when they sign up to use their services. However, most of us have chosen to ignore all of the disclaimers and rules companies make us agree to – there can be pages and pages of useless jargon written by lawyers to protect them in the event … Continue Reading >

How to add custom text shortcuts on your iPhone (tutorial)

How to add custom text shortcuts on your iPhone (tutorial)

Typing on your phone is like second nature to the younger generation. However, old people like our Editor-in-Chief, Derrick, struggle when it comes to typing quickly on your smartphone. I have a bunch of older co-workers who always comment how fast my fingers fly when I text my friends. I know people who can text almost as quickly as I can type. I still … Continue Reading >