How To Switch Apps on the iPhone


Switching apps on the iPhone is an easy way to quickly jump between the last several apps open on the iPhone. This guide will show users how to switch apps on the Apple iPhone for a better user experience. Apple’s iOS is dead simple to use, though some features of the iPhone aren’t exactly obvious to […]

How to Move Samsung Galaxy S4 Apps to SD Card After Update

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Verizon and AT&T pushed out an update that lets users move apps from the internal storage to an external micro-SD card that a user can install by opening the back cover of their device. This can potentially free up some storage on the very limited internal storage available. Before describing how to do this, let’s […]

How to Use Multitasking on the HTC One

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HTC One multitasking isn’t as obvious as some Android devices, but with a quick double tap you’ll have acces to all your apps. By most accounts, the HTC One is an amazing device that blends best-of materials with some of the latest software improvements using HTC’s newly revamped Sense 5 user interface. While the user […]

How to Back Up a Windows Phone


While Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system might be the youngest of the major mobile operating systems, Microsoft has gone to great lengths to make backups available to Windows Phone users effortlessly. Unlike the backup systems of Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, there is no physical backup method for Windows Phone. Instead, the operating system […]

Take Amazing Firework Photos on the iPhone

Take better iPhone Firework photos.

Taking great firework photos with the iPhone is easy with the right apps and a few key accessories. If you have a DLSR, it is much better suited for taking photos of fireworks, but if you just want to share firework photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram the iPhone is a great choice. The Fourth […]

How to Stop iPhoto from Opening When iPhone is Plugged In


While most users do not plug their iPhone into their computer too often, there are some situations where this is necessary. For grabbing a quick charge, or backing up the iPhone, this process is extremely frustrating. One of the more annoying issues is that programs such as iPhoto and iTunes open by default. While this is […]

How to Access Galaxy S4 Notification Toggles Fast


The Samsung Galaxy S4 features a plethora of features and thanks to a handy shortcut users can check and change almost any Galaxy S4 setting in seconds. Rather than cycle through settings and dig deep into the settings menu, the new TouchWiz 2.0 skin on Android features a two finger pull down that lets users […]

How to Use Multi-Window Mode on the Galaxy S3

Use two apps at once with Multi-Window mode on the Samsung Galaxy S3.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 now supports Multi-Window mode, which lets users open two apps on-screen at the same time. This new feature is rolling out in several updates and is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S3 on Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, and we may soon see the AT&T Galaxy S3 Multi-Window update arrive. With […]

How To Customize the iPhone Notification Center for Productivity

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Notifications are a helpful feature of the iPhone that keep users alerted with important messages. But too many notifications are unnecessary and more of a nuisance than are helpful. By default many notifications are in notification center, which is the best place to receive alerts. While notification center is a great tool, it loses its utility when overrun with too many pointless […]

How to Setup Two-Step Authentication on Twitter

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After spending most of last fall and early spring defending its users from attacks by hackers who looked to exploit the ubiquity of Twitter’s login functions and turn users online persona’s against them, Twitter is now stepping up to the plate.. This week the social networking service, became the latest company to add support for […]

How to Connect Spotify for iPhone to Ford AppLink

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Last month Ford and Spotify announced that the Spotify app would be compatible with Ford’s AppLink interface for SYNC. Recently, that app went live and you may be wondering how to take advantage of this functionality in your Ford vehicle. Here is how you do it! Pair Your Phone to Sync Via Bluetooth We previously covered how […]

How to Answer the iPhone in Speakerphone All the Time

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When answering the iPhone, it is a pain to always have to hold it up to your ear. For those who take advantage of the speakerphone function, you can change the settings so that the default answering method is over the speaker. While using the phone app isn’t what people mainly use their iPhones for anymore, calls […]

How to Sign PDFs on the iPhone

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The iPhone provides a convenient mobile toolkit wherever users go. One task common for smart phone owners is viewing and signing PDF documents. With the Adobe app using PDF documents on the iPhone is easy. This guide will cover how to open PDF files in your e-mail and files that are stored on your computer. Before opening the file, download the Adobe Reader […]

How to Use the Samsung Galaxy S4 as a Personal Hotspot

The Samsung Galaxy S4 can act as a personal hotspot to connect up to 10 devices.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 can act as a personal hotspot, a portable internet connection that can connect laptops, tablets and portable gaming devices to the Internet anywhere there is a cell phone signal. Thanks to 4G and 4G LTE coverage, the Galaxy S4 personal hotspot delivers connection speeds faster than many home connections. Whether you […]

How to Download and Open Zip Files on the iPhone

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With mobile technology, the ability to access files from anywhere is the new norm. This being said, there are times when certain file types do not work correctly on mobile devices. For iPhone owners this has been the case with any file in a zipped format. While zipping a file is a universal operation for computers, the […]

How to Change the iPhone Voicemail Message

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While the iPhone is a multipurpose tool, one of the essential functions of the device still is to make and receive calls. Although phone calls are becoming more of a thing of the past (thanks to text messages and other online chat services), many times a phone call can get your message across more efficiently. If […]

How To Fix Auto Brightness Issues On the iPhone

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The iPhone automatically adjusts screen brightness based on ambient lighting, but it doesn’t work as well as some would like. Luckily the ambient light sensors can be manually adjusted so that they behave correctly. By following a few easy steps, Auto-Brightness can be reconfigured to correctly respond to changing light conditions. Users can switch Auto-Brightness off completely if they […]

How to Turn Off Auto Correct on the iPhone

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One of the many things that the iPhone is known for is its Auto Correct function. Unfortunately,  auto-correct creates more problems than it solves for some users. Turning off Auto Correct takes just a few seconds. Auto Correct scans words as they’re typed in to see if they match those in the iPhone’s built-in dictionary. When […]