Several years ago Google unified the 15GB of free space it provides in the cloud to be distributed among Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Photos. The problem with this is that a point comes when you don’t know exactly where you’re saving things among your personal documents, backups, and trash items. That’s why we’ve put together this list of tips to free up space on your Google account.
We’ve talked before about WABetaInfo, a Twitter channel with timely updates about the new features incorporated on each new beta for WhatsApp, including the ones not activated by default. The person behind the handle, known as Alex193, has developed a tweat for WhatsApp in the form of an app that, once installed, lets you activate hidden options in the Android client long before they’re rolled out to all users. This means you can try features firsthand that other people will see much later, like the ones we recapped in this post (real-time geolocalization, integrated video, and photo galleries).
The customization layer on Huawei-branded devices has considerably improved in its latest versions. What Asian countries are fond of really has nothing to do with Western standards, so this brand (and others) has long gotten flak for its presumed association with bloatware, cheap ripoffs of iOS, and overly elaborate interfaces. This blogpost is designed to silence the haters with a set of steps to help you adapt EMUI to Android standards, complete with the upgrades from Nougat and even features usually reserved to Google Pixel.
These days it’s simply not enough to protect your apps with a strong password given the constant hacks and security breaches on the biggest web services. This is why the two-step verification system has become an indispensable defensive barrier if you want to make sure you’re protected. Here we explain what it’s all about and how to activate it on popular services like WhatsApp, Facebook, and Steam.
YouTube‘s already got a parental control mode, but it’s true that for most people this restriction is excessive as it blocks practically any content that’s unsuitable for the littlest kids. To offer a less strict alternative they’ve rolled out the new Restricted Mode, which automatically hides content based on user appropriateness ratings.
I admit it, I’m Clash Royale-obsessed. There’s not another game around that can compete in terms of how many hours I’ve spent playing this title in recent months. With its short rounds, this gem from Supercell won’t absorb you for hours at a time, but mark my words – the constant urge to have a quick go adds up to a ton of time invested. Time that could have been better spent had you known several things about this game that I learned the hard way. Read on to find out the tips I wish someone had given me when I started playing Clash Royale.
With the arrival of Windows 8.1, Microsoft released its own integrated remote desktop service for the Professional and Server versions of its desktop operating system, with direct connection from Android devices. Microsoft Remote Desktop might not be at the level of specialized software like TeamViewer, but it’s still true that its super-simple setup process makes it a tool to keep in mind. Here we explain how to configure it.
Classic point-and-click graphic adventures are a genre that bring you back again and again, as few other subgenres remain as a testament of the prolific production from the late 90s. Fans of abandonware – indeed, nostalgic gamers in general – are probably already well acquainted with ScummVM, a program that can run several retro graphic adventures on modern machines without the headache involved in setting up an MS-DOS emulator. (In fact, tons of the retro games sold on platforms like Steam and GOG run using DOSBox.) But what few people know is that there’s an Android port of ScummVM that adapts the controls to touchscreens and in recent years it’s been tweaked to run much more smoothly. Plus there’s a good handful of iconic graphic adventures you can play on it both freely and legally.
Time marches on but some things never change: The list of common passwords is as insecure as ever. We saw it in 2014 and we saw it again in 2015 – this particular walk of shame will remain as agonizing as ever until society develops a bit more awareness of Internet security. Couldn’t be otherwise, could it – we’re looking at a lineup of the usual suspects like ‘123456’ and ‘qwerty.’ Luckily this year we’re not just going to give you a lecture about this – we’ve got a couple Android apps to notably improve the security vulnerabilities caused by weak passwords.
There are lots of ways to record what’s happening on your device screen together with the audio that’s playing alongside it, but most Android tools for that purpose require root, which not everybody can (or wants to) do. Luckily there’s an alternative that doesn’t require this procedure thanks to the Recordable app, which lets you capture everything happening on your screen and the incoming and outgoing audio for any app, including WhatsApp.