How to Disable Auto Screen Rotation on Android

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If you’re like me, you’ve probably been laying in bed browsing Gotta Be Mobile or scanning through Twitter, and had to deal with and fight the battle of your phone or tablets screen rotating. This is actually a feature, believe it or not, and in settings there’s an “auto-rotate screen” option that can be disabled. […]

How to Cut, Copy and Paste on Android

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Some tasks simply come as second nature for many who’ve been using smartphones for the past couple of years, and we almost take them for granted. One in particular is the power behind being able to cut, copy and paste on our Android smartphones and tablets. I’ve been using copy and paste on computers and […]

How to Create an Apple ID

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Apple devices such as the iPod, iPhone and iPad all use an Apple ID. The Apple ID is important for everything from iMessage to downloading apps. Setting up an Apple ID is a fairly easy process that allows the user to get the most out of their iOS device. While there are several ways to […]

How to Set Up a New MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

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People who received a new MacBook as gift or for themselves will need to set things up for peak performance. Let us offer some steps to get things running and to help avoid paying Best Buy or Staples to tweak settings and install software. Users can do it easily without the wait. Apple offers personal setup […]

How to Setup the Nexus 7

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You just took the Nexus 7 out of the box and you want to make sure you set up the Nexus 7 the right way. If so, this is the place to be. While Google does  a pretty good job of walking users through the initial setup, we’ll join you in a quick look at […]

How to Setup AirPrint with iPhone

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While many of our documents live in the cloud and or email, there is still the occasional need to physically print something. While printer technology hasn’t changed a lot over the last few years a new feature is AirPrint. AirPrint enables the user to print documents directly from their iPhone. This ability is very useful, especially for […]

How to Send a Fax with the iPhone

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Sending faxes is not as common today as it once was, but the practice is still necessary in some business settings. Doctors offices, small business and other organizations still rely on the fax machine as a way of sending documents and memos back and forth. While having a dedicated fax machine is a pain, many […]

How to Use Google Cloud Print from Android, iPhone or iPad

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Sometimes mobile phone or tablet users want to print documents, photos or PDF files from their device. Google created Google Cloud Print, which makes the process simple, so long as the user works inside Chrome or an app the supports Google Cloud Print. Google Cloud Print routes the print command from Chrome or a supported […]

How to Clean Smartphone and Computer Screens the Right Way

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Screens get dirty — really dirty. Touch screens make way for a whole new level of dirty because they’re meant to be touched by our grimy fingers. If you don’t believe me, take a look at your screen protector the next time you replace it. Peel it off, compare it side-by-side to a brand new […]

How to Use AirPlay with the iPhone and iPad

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AirPlay revolutionized how Apple users present graphics, slide shows and watch video. The feature in iOS works with an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad connected to the same Wi-Fi network as an Apple TV. AirPlay also works with newer Macs. Using third-party software, older Macs can stream their screens to an Apple TV. One utility […]

How to Get Your Xbox One to Turn On Your Television

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There’s nothing more arbitrary than having to find a remote before enjoying your favorite television shows, games and movies on your Xbox One. Luckily, Xbox One users who have the included Kinect 2 sensor plugged-in can just have their console control their television automatically. Here’s how to get your Xbox One to turn on your […]

How To Play Your Content on the Xbox One

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In the rush to get the Xbox One on store shelves Microsoft seems to have left more than a few features out of its next-generation entertainment console. Though it’s possible that a few of those featured, Like Kinect Sesame Street, won’t be missed, there’s a growing number of users clamoring for the return of local […]

How to Figure Out if Games Are Right for Your Child

Know your child's maturity level so that you're better able to judge if they are ready for violent games like Call of Duty.

Video games have become a huge cottage industry for users. Whereas users needed to have a decent gaming PC or a gaming console to experience the wonders of titles like Grand Theft Auto or Halo, today, video games are everywhere, including your smartphone and tablet. As video games expanded to more and more devices, so too have […]

How to Use Your Logitech Harmony Remote with Xbox One

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On the day that the Xbox One was officially launched, Logitech announced that its Harmony line of universal remote controls will work with the new gaming console, allowing you to fully control your Xbox One using a traditional TV remote control method. This can come especially in handy when you use your Xbox One for […]

How to Use iTunes Radio

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When Apple released iTunes Radio earlier this year, they brought streaming music to iOS and iTunes users. iTunes Radio competes with Rdio, Spotify, Pandora and Google Play All Access Music. While each of those offers a free version, they also let users pay a monthly fee to get ad-free music. Apple’s iTunes Radio comes with […]

How to Save a Website Shortcut to Your iOS 7 Home Screen

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If there’s a website that you visit frequently, your first instinct is to save it as a bookmark so that when you open up your web browser all you have to do is click on that link in your bookmarks and it’ll take you right to the website. However, if there’s a website that you […]

How to Disable Certain Features in OS X

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Apple’s OS X desktop operating system comes with some pretty nifty features, including Notification Center, Spotlight Search, Mission Control and the Dashboard. However, not everyone uses all of these features, and while they can simply just not use them, they can still get in the way sometimes by taking up space in the menu bar […]

How to Set Parental Controls in iOS 7

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So you just bought your son or daughter a fancy new iPad Air or iPad mini with Retina display, but you don’t really want them to be exposed to the crazy world that is the internet, or you might just be afraid they’ll spend all your money on in-app purchases. Thankfully, Apple has included a […]

How to Reclaim “Other” Storage Space on Your iOS Device

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If you’re running low on storage space on your iPhone or iPad, you may think you just have too many apps installed, or that your music collection is getting out of hand. But that may not be the case entirely. Instead, there might be a slew of hidden files that are taking up space on […]

How to Sync iMessages Across iOS and OS X

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One of the great features that was introduced with OS X Mountain Lion last year was the inclusion of the Messages app, which allows users to have their iMessages from their iOS devices synced to their Mac. That way they can chat with other iMessage users without being subjected to just their iPhone. Messages makes […]