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Android Games on Sale for Black Friday 2019

Black Friday is coming up and that means retailers will begin applying major discounts to products they sell. This is also a great time to get premium, high-quality Android applications and games for a discounted price. Both Black Friday and New Year’s Eve are big days for developers with hundreds of sales happening over the holiday season. I’ve …

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Fixing the TWRP LineageOS OTA Update Modem Version Error

The other day I tried updating my OnePlus 5T to the latest version of LineageOS 16 but it resulted in an error. The built-in updater downloaded the latest LOS16 OTA update but was unable to install it. I was getting an error about an incompatible modem version and this was the easiest way I found to fix it. …

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How to Fix the “Cannot Load ‘twrp.img’: No Such File or Directory” Error?

Installing TWRP onto a smartphone or tablet typically requires you to use a Fastboot command to overwrite your current recovery system. Some people have trouble with the Command Prompt and in turn end up getting a cannot load twrp.img error, or being told there is no such file or directory. But there is a way to fix it. …

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What is Screen Attention, AKA Adaptive Sleep?

There are many features that OEMs create on their own that eventually make their way into the core Android OS. Samsung has been responsible for many of them & the release of Android 10 adds one that’s similar to Smart Stay. Google calls this Screen Attention in its Pixel devices but developers will likely know it as Adaptive …

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How to Enable Galaxy Note 10 Wireless PowerShare Charging?

For the last few years, Samsung has been betting on wireless charging technology. This began with its change to a more premium smartphone design (with a glass back) and has continued through the Galaxy Note 10 series. With it comes a feature called Wireless PowerShare that actually lets you wirelessly charge other devices with your very own smartphone. …

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How to Display the Battery Percentage in the Notification Shade?

A surprising number of companies have already pushed out its first OTA update to Android 10. We usually don’t see a wave like this until much closer to the holiday season. This update now shows you the device’s estimated battery life left instead of the battery percentage but I can show you how to change it back. I …

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How to Align Hole Punch Wallpapers Perfectly

You’ve probably seen dozens of different wallpapers that were made specifically with devices like the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series in mind. They used the front-facing camera cutout when creating wallpapers and this spawned multiple communities around it. These wallpapers don’t always align perfectly though but we can fix this so they look perfect on your phone. …

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What is the Cache Partition? And How Does it Work?

A well-known troubleshooting suggestion within the Android community is to wipe the device’s cache partition. This is recommended to fix all sorts of random issues that people experience (especially after an OTA update). However, not many people know what the cache partition is, how it works, or that it isn’t even used in newer versions of Android. If …

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