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How to Fix Smartphone Overheating When Using Video Chat Apps?

There’s been a rise in popularity of video calling and video conferencing apps these days. Partly because we’re becoming a more digital society but also due to shelter in place orders around the world. People are expecting their smartphones to handle these apps during prolonged sessions but have actually ended up experiencing overheating and battery life issues. Table …

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How to Customize Android’s Screen Timeout Setting?

By default, Android includes a handful of times that you are able to choose for its screen timeout feature. These options tend to be rather limited and are usually short times so it can save you battery life. Thankfully, Android is very customizable and we can set this number to anything we want using a number of methods. …

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How to Disable the Reddit App’s Watermark Feature?

Millions of people are browsing online communities using the official Reddit application. A new feature was recently added where people are seeing a watermark added to photos and images they download using this app. It has sparked a bit of outrage online but thankfully this “feature” can be disabled very quickly by simply diving into Settings. Table Of …

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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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How to Install the Google Recorder on the Pixel 3, Pixel 2, and Pixel 1?

Earlier this year Google launched a number of hardware devices alongside new apps and additional features to existing applications. One new app is called the Google Recorder but it is only available on the Pixel 4 right now. Thankfully though, we can manually install this on any Android 9.0+ smartphone out there (including older Pixel devices as well). …

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Pinch to Zoom YouTube Videos for a Full Immersive Experience

For ages, the standard aspect ratio of a smartphone was 16:9. This has recently changed as devices are now shipping with an aspect ratio of 18:9, 18.5:9, and other sizes. This adds black bars to the sides of YouTube videos in full screen landscape mode. However, you can use the pinch to zoom gesture to bring this immersion …

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What is the Codename of My Android Smartphone?

When you start getting into installing community developer work including custom ROMs, custom kernels, and custom recoveries then you begin to see Android smartphones and tablets referred to as their codename. So with this quick tutorial, I wanted to show you how to figure out what the codename of your smartphone, tablet, or smartwatch is. You would think …

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