How to Get Better Samsung Galaxy S5 Battery Life

Learn how to get better Samsung Galaxy S5 battery life.

From a new Ultra Power Saving mode to taking control of screen brightness and apps there are many ways to get better Galaxy S5 battery life without buying an extended battery or giving up the features that you love. It helps that the Galaxy S5′s screen uses less power than the Galaxy S5 and the […]

How to Check Your Comcast Data Cap Usage

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Comcast has been testing data caps for awhile now. Comcast doesn’t call it a data cap, instead calling it “usage-based billing.” The idea is those who use more data would pay more. Comcast’s intention is to use data gathered from its test markets to make this system-wide at some point in the future. Speaking to […]

How to Get the Google Play Music iPad App Early

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Many iOS apps are universal, meaning that one app works on both iPhone and iPad by sharing some aspects of the code, but also have unique lines of code that allow the app to recognize whether its being used on an iPhone or iPad. The Google Play Music app is one example, but the iPad […]

How to Add a Bookmark to the Galaxy S5 Homescreen

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Browsing the web is something many smartphone owners do on a daily basis, and there’s tons of different options or mobile browsers readily available. While the Galaxy S5 is one of the fastest smartphones around, there’s always way to improve or speed up the experience. Users that would rather not have to manually open Google […]

How to FaceTime Video Chat Like a Pro

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Video chatting used to be a novelty activity on the computer, but now it’s more ubiquitous than ever. Distant friends and families use video chatting to intimately communicate, and businesses even take advantage of it for teleconferencing, perhaps to connect multiple branches that are located around the world. Skype has been the dominating service for […]

How To Contact the FCC Before the Net Neutrality Vote on May 15

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For those concerned about the ongoing battle over Net Neutrality, this is a big week ahead. But then the last several weeks have also been big. At the moment the FCC is going forward this Thursday, May 15, with a vote on the new rules proposal that will decide the future of how the Internet […]

How to Close Apps on the Samsung Galaxy S5

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 is one of the fastest and most powerful smartphones available today, and as a result users will end up multi-tasking and opening a wide array of apps. The Galaxy S5 can handle nearly any app or game available today, and has 2GB of RAM for enhanced multi-tasking, but sometimes clearing or […]

How to Set Up FaceTime on iPhone, iPad and Mac

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FaceTime is Apple’s popular video chatting service that allows iPhone, iPad and Mac users to chat with each other over video. It’s a cross-platform service as well, so you can easily FaceTime with someone on your iPhone while they’re using an iPad or a Mac. It’s a really simple app to use, but setting it […]

How to Find a Lost or Stolen Lumia 520

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There’s nothing worse than losing a smartphone, not even losing a feature phone or a laptop. Contemporary feature phones were so limited in scope that losing one wasn’t necessarily the end of the world. Yes, those users who did lose their feature phones, like Motorola’s Razr, still needed to call up their friends and search […]

How to Buy a Cheap iPad

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The iPad has come a long way from being a slightly-expensive device to a very-affordable tablet, and that’s mostly thanks to the cut-throat competition that we’ve seen from Android tablets over the last couple of years. The iPad mini was Apple’s first step into the cheaper tablet market. Granted, it debuted at $329, which was […]

How to Use the Galaxy S5 Camera Flash for Alerts and Notifications

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When it comes to getting notifications or alerts for incoming calls or SMS messages on the Galaxy S5 there’s a few different options available. Vibrate isn’t as inconspicuous as many users would like, and setting a phone to silent mode can have users missing important calls. However, there is another option that is silent but […]

How to Back Up Your iPhone Using iCloud

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Backing up your computer and other devices is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can do. It can save you from certain disaster if you’re iPhone ever dies or you accidentally drop and break it. If you don’t have any of the data on it backed up, you’re at risk of losing it […]

How to Find a Lost or Stolen Android Smartphone or Tablet

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When it comes to protecting your smartphone from loss or theft there’s plenty of apps in the Google Play Store, but like Apple’s Find My iPhone, Google has its own Android Device Manager users should know about. Tracking down a lost or stolen Android smartphone or tablet can be a daunting task, not to mention […]

How to Fix Error Code 0x8020002e on Windows 8.1

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In most ways Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system makes tons of advancements. It allows users to quickly download apps from the Windows Store and install them without ever having to worry about them being dangerous. It also allows users to instantly purchase new apps for use on multiple devices. This is a landmark change for […]

Best Ways to Charge a MacBook: 5 Tips & Tricks

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You may know of some different tips and tricks on how to get the best battery life out of your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, but what about keeping the battery itself healthy and lasting a long time? Batteries don’t last forever, and their quality degrades over time, to the point where it may even […]

How to Stream or Mirror Windows 8 to a TV

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Today, the devices we get work done on have to be adaptive. The market is now filled with what Microsoft and other companies have decided to call 2-in-1s, Windows 8 devices that are able to become a tablet, laptop or even a desktop with additional accessories or altering the orientation of their screen. There are […]

How to Use Blocking Mode on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Learn how to use Blocking Mode on the Galaxy S5.

Samsung includes a Do Not Disturb mode for the Galaxy S5, but you might have trouble finding it under the real name. The Galaxy S5 Do Not Disturb mode is actually called Blocking Mode, because it blocks calls and notifications and Apple already owns Do Not Disturb on smart phones. If you need to make […]

How to Use Emoji on the Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3 & Galaxy S4

Here's how to use the Emoji Galaxy S5 keyboard, which also lets you use Emoji on the Note 3 or Galaxy S4.

If you want to use the emoji keyboard on the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4 or Galaxy Note 3 you don’t need to install a new keyboard and give up the nice Samsung keyboard that is included out of the box, you only need to know where to tap to switch over to the emoji keyboard. […]