Phones. Laptops. Tablets. Flat screens. What would we do without all the tech in our lives? These tips will ensure that you never need to answer that question.
For example, certain Androids can get really warm. To keep your phone cool, don't use high CPU-sucking apps, like Pokemon Go or Facebook, for long periods of time, especially while you're charging your phone.
Is your flat screen safe? Depending on how and where you mounted it on the wall, it may not be. For example, you shouldn't mount it over the fireplace. Here's seven things to consider before mounting your TV.
For example, if it freezes, don't throw the remote. Hold the home or TV button and the menu button at the same time until the lights on your Apple TV flash. This will reboot it and your problem should be solved.
One of the best home remedies for making scratches disappear is a simple white rubber eraser. Rub the scratch left and right with the eraser for around 60 seconds. Then, rub it up and down for 60 seconds. The rubber softens with the friction and fills up the scratch.
While you're spiffing up your phone, why not free up some memory to make it run better? A memory stick like Picture Keeper or a wireless media hub like RavPower FileHub Plus can store memory hogs like photos and music externally, but you can still take them with you wherever you go. Here are some more tips to make your phone feel like new.
One easy thing you can do so you don't reach for the charging cable so often is to lower the screen brightness. Go down to at least 50 percent brightness. After a few minutes you won't even notice that the screen is dimmer, but your battery will.
An easy way to boost the speed of your Mac is to limit how many applications open when you boot up. To do this, go to System Preferences > Users & Groups. Click on the Login Items tab. This will bring up a list of the startup apps. Highlight the ones that you don't need open when you start your computer, and then click the minus-sign button found below the list of apps.
While you're cooking, cleaning or working on the car, slip your phone or tablet into a plastic bag to protect it from flour, grease or dirt. The plastic will cling to the screen and you can still use it as you work.
Did you know that one-third of phone users don't use a password on their phones? If you're one of them, set a password right now. This simple task can protect your phone long enough that you can track it down.
If your phone or tablet is ever lost, a tracking system is the easiest way to find it. Get a tracker up an running on your devices, pronto. Google's Find My Device is a good choice for Androids. iPhones and other iOS-powered devices can use Apple's Find My iPhone.