31 ways to optimize your smartphone

Be ready for anything life throws your way. Isn’t she lovely? Rodion Kutsaev via Unsplash Studies show that we’re spending half our waking hours with our smartphones, and it’s clear that the devices have changed how we interact with our world. So why not optimize your device to get yourself a easier, more productive, more relaxing… Please follow and like us:

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Save your money and your data by preparing your phone for travel

Make sure you’re secure before leaving the house. Don’t forget to pack your smartphone. Aaron Burden/Unsplash When you’re traveling, you rely on your trusty smartphone to navigate, translate, and stay in touch with friends. But on the road, you may face challenges like insecure or nonexistent Wi-Fi and a scarcity of places to charge your device.… Please follow and like us:

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Five signs your laptop is in trouble—and how to fix them

Keep an eye out for these red flags. Catch laptop trouble as early as you can. Glenn Carstens-Peters/Unsplash When something goes seriously wrong with your laptop, you usually receive an advance warning. A virus might alter your security settings, for example, or a failing hard drive might start making funny noises. If you catch these signals… Please follow and like us:

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How to charge your devices the right way

Give those batteries long, healthy lives. Charge and charge again. Rawpixel.com/Unsplash Without a battery, your expensive laptop or smartphone becomes a hunk of dead electronics. And these rechargeable powerhouses have a finite lifespan: Over time, they will start losing power faster and taking longer to charge. To extend the battery’s useful life for as long as… Please follow and like us:

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How to back up and protect all your data

No excuses. Backing up your data doesn’t have to be a chore. Western Digital When you sit down at the computer, you probably don’t want to spend your time backing up your files and data. It may not be as entertaining as Netflix or Facebook, but it just might be the most important job you can… Please follow and like us:

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How to back up and protect your data from old smartphones, tablets, and computers

Everything you need to do before selling or recycling your devices Oliur Rahman/Unsplash Don’t ditch your old phone until you’ve followed these steps. If you’re getting rid of your old laptop, smartphone, tablet or other gadget—we’ve previously covered some of the best recycling options—there are steps you need to take before parting with your unwanted hardware… Please follow and like us:

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The best ways to back up all your photos to the cloud

Keep your digital memories safe David Nield/Popular Science Photo collection Backing up your photos to the cloud lets you to access them from any device If your mobile phone (or laptop) falls in a lake, what happens to those years of digital photos you’ve been saving up? Unless you’ve got them safely backed up somewhere else,… Please follow and like us:

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