How to Enable LG G3 One Handed Operation

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If you’re one of the many considering the new LG G3 over something like the HTC One M8 or Samsung’s Galaxy S5, you’ll want to know about all the additional features, settings, and controls available on the new smartphone. One thing many may not think about when buying a large 5.5-inch device is using it […]

How to Change the LG G3 Multitasking Menu

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One feature that all Android smartphone owners use and probably love is the recent apps menu. One of the three standard buttons on most Android smartphones and tablets, which is also known as multitasking, or the app-switcher. On the new LG G3 this menu can be customized, and here we’ll explain how. The recent apps […]

How to Use Dual Window Mode on the LG G3

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The new LG G3 is loaded full of advanced features and camera auto focus lasers, but one feature many users may not know about is the new Dual Window mode for easy multitasking. Just like Samsung’s Multi Window Mode, LG has a feature that enables the user to have two apps on the screen simultaneously […]

How to Enable Developer Options on the LG G3

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The brand new LG G3 is stuffed full of impressive features, laser auto-focus for the camera, advanced options or customization and more, but there’s a few more options that Google chooses to hide from the average user. Developers and enthusiasts looking to control additional aspects of their new LG G3, change settings, or enable USB […]

How to Clean an Xbox Controller

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Here’s how to clean the Xbox One and Xbox 360 controllers so that they’re pristine and not embarrassing the next time you have friends or family over to play a game. Keeping your Xbox controller clean is important. Sure, both consoles have a Kinect sensor that allows them to interpret hand gestures and voice commands, but […]

How to use Your iPhone to Change Channels on Your Xbox One

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The Xbox One is more than just a competent video game console. The original vision that Microsoft shared with watchers of its Xbox Revealed event put music and video entertainment on the same level as gaming. Mostly, all of this relies on the Xbox One’s Kinect 2 sensor and the HDMI pass-through port built into […]

How to Take a Screenshot on the LG G3

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The new LG G3 is finally available throughout the world and coming this week to all major US carriers, and consumers are finally starting to get their hands on the brand new smartphone. LG’s handset is packed full of advanced features and technology, like the laser auto-focus on the back for the camera, but one […]

How to Fix Bad Windows 8 Battery Life 

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Among other things, Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system should allow owners to use their Windows 8 notebook or tablet a bit longer than notebooks and tablets running Windows 7. By default Windows 8 includes support for ambient light sensors so a device can adjust its screen brightness on its own. It also includes easy to use controls for adjusting brightness, no matter where the […]

How to Use The Trackpad On Your Windows 8 Laptop 

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Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest operating system for desktops, tablets and laptops, can confuse people pretty easily. Part of that is due to the new Start Screen, but there’s another culprit that lurks just in front of user’s palms if they have a laptop: the touchpad. Many Windows 7 laptops had multitouch trackpads that allowed them to perform […]

How to Use The Windows 8.1 Start Screen On a Tablet

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The Start Screen in Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system is meant to help first-time Windows 8 tablet users. It’s full of swipes and gestures to make tasks that would otherwise take a lot of time, instantly available. Still, it can be very confusing – especially if you have a long history with older versions of […]

How to Reset Your Windows 8.1 Laptop, Desktop, Tablet or 2-in 1

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Whether it’s due to the need to resell a device, or a virus that simply won’t relinquish its control of their storage and start-up apps, every day millions of Windows users are forced to reset their device and start over from scratch. Luckily, Windows 8.1 makes it easier than ever to reset your desktop, laptop […]

How to Watch Live Television on the Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console isn’t just a gaming box. It’s also a universal remote and input for your television set. Making the most out of the Xbox One’s live television functionality is slightly complicated. Here’s what you need to know, and what you need to do, to watch live television on the Xbox One. […]

11 Productivity & Entertainment Tips & Tricks for Windows 8

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For one reason or another today people are having the hardest time imaginable wrapping their heads around Windows 8, Microsoft’s last operating system. For sure, part of the disconnect between the operating system and users today is large of a revamp it Windows 8 really is. The initial version that launched in 2012 made tons of changes […]

How to Multitask in Windows 8.1

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In Windows 8 Microsoft added new kinds of apps. Called Windows Store apps, these are the small pieces of software that Windows 8 users flock to when they want a touch friendly experience or to use any of Microsoft’s latest and greatest products. Those Windows Store apps aren’t like the other apps you might be […]

How to Play Games On Your Windows 8 PC With the Xbox One Controller

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Microsoft lavishes its Xbox One entertainment console with attention. It talks about gaming on the console so much that it’s pretty easy to forget that the company has a second huge gaming platform: Windows 8. Thankfully, what PC gaming today lacks in attention, Microsoft makes up for with small important features that it will hopefully plan […]

How to Run Windows Apps on Android

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Here’s how to run Windows apps on Android so that you have the best of both worlds at your fingertips: an Android device that’s powerful and mobile enough to be useful anywhere and the flexibility to get work done with the powerful apps that only Windows can offer. First, you’ll need your Android device powered […]

5 Tips for Making the Windows 8 Start Screen More Useful

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Windows 8’s Start Screen has earned a decent amount of criticism over the last couple of years. Mostly because buyers of Windows 8 tablets, desktops, laptops and 2-in-1s don’t think of it as being as useful compared to the Start Menu that it replaced. Mostly, that’s because the Start Screen is something entirely new in Windows 8. […]

How to Disable Blinkfeed on the HTC One M8

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One of the most popular features of the original HTC One and the new HTC One M8 is Blinkfeed. HTC’s own custom app designed to deliver news, sports, social, and even email updates all right to the users homescreen. While the beautiful hardware and aluminum design of the HTC One M8 has been one of […]

How to Remove a Desktop App in Windows 8.1 with a Keyboard and Mouse

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Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system introduced a lot of new features that are designed to make life with apps easier. The Windows Store for example, allows users to quickly purchase and download free applications that integrate into the Windows experience without ever having to venture into a web browser or download things from sites that […]

How to Keep the Galaxy S5 Screen on Longer

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 has tons of features enabled right out of the box, but not every setting will be right for each particular user. When it comes to using a smartphone we all have different needs, wants, or preferences, and one of those is how long the screen timeout period lasts. Screen timeout is […]