Posts From Sumukh Rao

Sumukh Rao
Sumukh Rao

A tech fanatic with a hunger for knowledge in the ever-growing field of science and technology. An avid quizzer and a gadget critic who loves simplifying tech for the masses has a keen interest in modding Android devices.

XDA Basics: How to Boot into Recovery mode using button combos, ADB, and root apps

Every smartphone, regardless of what OS it's running on (yes, even an iPhone), has a built-in recovery mode. On Android, the recovery on your smartphone can be used to perform tasks like clearing cache, factory resetting the phone, or even installing update packages directly from the phone’s storage or sideloading from a computer via ADB....

XDA Basics: How to take a Screenshot on Windows, using inbuilt tools and external apps

If you need to capture some information that's on your computer screen and store it for later use, taking a screenshot is one of the best options. Whether it's your favorite meme on Twitter or physics notes from your online class, taking a screenshot can be handy a lot of times. If you're new to...

WatchOS 8 Developer Beta 1 Hands-on: Better Health Tracking, New Watch Faces, Improved Accessibility, and more!

Apple, in its annual WWDC keynote, announced updates to all of its software platforms including iOS 15, iPad OS 15, macOS Monterey, and of course, watchOS 8. Just as with every major update that Apple announces, there are some notable changes and new features that have been added along with some minor improvements to some...

iOS 15 Developer Beta 1 Hands-On: SharePlay, Better Notifications, Focus Modes, and more!

Apple has announced iOS 15 at WWDC 2021 alongside iPad OS 15, WatchOS 8, macOS Monterey, and a host of new features and changes to its apps and services. While the final release of iOS 15 will happen later this year with the iPhone 13 announcement, you can now download the iOS 15 Beta to...

Does the Apple iMac with M1 chip support Continuity and Handoff?

One of the major advantages of using multiple Apple devices is the way they all function together in the ecosystem. Let's say you have an iPhone 12 and you just bought the new iPad Pro 2021 with the M1 chip. You can seamlessly transfer files, complete a task from the iPhone on the iPad, answer...

Apple Silicon Mac vs Intel Mac: Which Mac should you buy?

Apple recently refreshed its iPad Pro lineup with the M1 chip-equipped iPad Pro 2021 but it wasn't the only device it announced with Apple Silicon. The 24-inch iMac also received a major overhaul both in terms of design as well as the internals. The M1 chip debuted on the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac...

Is the iPad Pro 2021 waterproof?

If you're in the market for a new tablet, you just can't go wrong with the new iPad Pro. It's arguably one of the most powerful and refined tablets out there which Apple claims can even replace a full-fledged computer. Whether it does actually stand up to that claim or not is something you can...

XDA Basics: How to Scan Documents on Mac with Continuity Camera

Apple’s new M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are certainly among the best laptops that you can get, and for good reason. The M1 chip handles most intensive tasks with ease, and given that Apple makes both the hardware and the macOS software, the optimization is top-notch. In fact, the software alone is a big...