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Are you using some security on your smartphone? Password? Encryption?

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The topic of smartphone security or securing one’s devices has been at the forefront of a lot of conversation both at home and at the office. It’s been in the media and anywhere else. It remains a big security threat and most people don’t even realise the impact. The impact is straightforward: You lose your unprotected device, someone finds it …

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How-to get voice calls in Google’s Duo app?

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As much as this might be trivial to some, there are some people out there that aren’t aware on how to get to the voice calls in Google Duo’s. The Duo app doesn’t clearly indicate on how to get there. Here’s a short little video that illustrates that from the top underneath the navigation bar just swipe down to see the …

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Tips & Tricks – What you might not know

Tips & Tricks - What you might not know

While many people have smartphones operating with Android, not many are aware of all the nook and crannies that it offers. Hopefully, you’ll be learning about a few points that you didn’t know existed. Have you ever made use of the Smart Lock feature? It enables you to have your phone unlocked by certain aspect. You can access Smart Lock …

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D.I.Y Camera Flash Diffuser on the cheap for anyone!

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Sometimes you’re in a pickle and you don’t have all the equipment you need for some of the photography you want to be doing, right? Well, there’s a few simple, inexpensive ways to achieve this on the low end of the scale and you’d be surprised at how well it works. My favourite DYI when I need a “flash diffuser” is …

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What a Google Photos Movie looks and sounds like!

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Just a few days ago I completed a Google Photos Tips & Tricks and provided a demo of how you’d go about into creating a movie with music and animation depending on the scene you want. While the video takes a while to process in Google Photos it’s now ready. Here’s a snippet of the article in question: Simply select …

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Switching from iOS to an Android device? Then you need to know these…

You’re contemplating moving away from your iOS device or you’ve moved away from it, I’m here to make life a little easier for you with some simple information that everyone should know. 1. A launcher for your home screen A launcher is an app that displays your home screen with all the icons, widgets, and items you may want to press …

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