Tech Tips

Make GIFs on the Galaxy S6 without downloading one app

GIFs, or graphics interchange formats, are nothing more than an image (or multiple) that moves in the same photo. For example, if you have two items in a photo where one changes to the other in a split second, then you have seen GIFs in action. If ...

Fix your Galaxy S6 camera failed problem with this tip

So you’ve received the message “Warning: camera failed “on your Galaxy S6. It’s sad to say, but many consumers have had this problem at some point with their Android smartphones. Believe it or not, the Galaxy S6 camera failed issue is one that can ...

Get Live Photos on Android — and shock your iPhone-loving relatives and friends

Are you in a family or friend circle that consists of iPhone-loving relatives or friends? Chances are, some of them have purchased the new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus and have been showing off the new Live Photos feature. Well, you shouldn’t marvel: ...

Stop downloads on Android in just one step

Have you ever wanted to stop downloads on Android? You find yourself in the middle of downloading a game or utility app on Android, but you realize that you’ve run out of space or you no longer want the game. What do you do if you’ve started ...

Take a screenshot on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note 5: Two Ways

You can take a screenshot on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note 5 as though you’re taking a screenshot on every other smartphone out there, but not all smartphones take screenshots in the same way. For example, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus take ...

Take a screenshot on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

You may want to take a screenshot on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in order to capture a scene in a book, a movie title that you want to see, the name of a new product you’ve been wanting to try, or a silly Twitter message that made you laugh at ...

Stop updates on Mac

You love using your Mac to get things done, but there’s nothing more annoying than being in the middle of an email when you see a gray popup appear that says “your Mac will restart,” right? Well, believe it or not, there’s a way to stop updates on ...

Quick launch the camera on the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P in one step

Are you a diehard Nexus fan or new Nexus owner who’s seen the double tap to launch camera action on the Galaxy S6/S6 edge/S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 and are envious of your fellow Android brethren?  You may not prefer Samsung’s TouchWiz UI, but you ...

Take a Screenshot on the Nexus 5

Screenshots are a great way to capture what’s on-screen, whether it pertains to battery stats, an eBay item up for bid at a great price, or a paycheck that turned out to be bigger than you imagined this month. The Nexus 5 has been one of Google’s ...

Check the Security Update on your Android smartphone

Google has started issuing monthly updates for Android devices, with the search engine giant pushing out the updates directly to its Nexus devices (Nexus 5, 6, 5X, and 6P) and its OEMs pushing out the updates to its own devices. Security updates ...