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How to Transfer Files between Android and Windows PC

Android provides a lot of ways to transfer files to and from a Windows PC. While some methods involve using a USB cable, others are wireless. If you’re struggling to transfer a file from Android to Windows, or vice versa, the methods mentioned below will be useful. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explain all the...

Razer’s $60 MagSafe RGB fan will keep your phone cool while gaming

Razer has announced a new accessory aimed at mobile gamers. Those who play modern games that require a lot of resources will be thrilled to hear about the all-new Phone Cooler Chroma. This cooling fan from Razer includes MagSafe support so you can elegantly attach it to newer iPhones. But worry not, Android gamers, for...

Android 12 Review: My favorite iteration of Android yet

Android 12 has been here for about a month, and I've been using it as my daily driver on the Google Pixel 6 Pro since its launch. Android 12 represents API level 31, and it arrived in the form of an AOSP source code drop a few weeks before rolling out to Pixel smartphones. In previous...

Google Messages will make it less annoying to chat with your iMessage friends

iOS and Android --as mobile operating systems -- don't always get along well with each other. For example, iPhone users can't send files to Android phones via Bluetooth without using third-party apps. Another incompatibility plenty of Android users suffer from is iMessage emoji reactions. For the unfamiliar, when an iMessage user reacts to a text from...

Epic Games CEO wants to resist monopoly, suggests a single app store for all platforms

The Epic Games versus Apple legal battle has been going on for over a year now. While courts have reached a decision, the waters haven't calmed just yet. The CEO of Epic Games -- Tim Sweeney -- has renewed his attack on Apple and Google. This time he's calling for a universal app store that...

Twitter acquires Threader app in a bid to further improve its Blue subscription service

Twitter expanded its Blue subscription coverage to include the US and New Zealand last week. This premium service -- priced at $2.99 per month -- includes features like app theming, custom icons, ad-free articles, turning long threads into an easy-to-read page, and more. Threader is a freemium iOS and web app that also compiles Twitter threads...

How to share a FaceTime call with an Android or Windows user

Apple tends to be busier on the customer-facing side in the middle and second half of the year. Back in June, it revealed iOS 15 and macOS 12 Monterey during WWDC21. And in mid-September, they announced the new iPhone 13 lineup, along with new iPad models, and the public release of iOS 15. In addition...

South Korea fines Google for preventing OEMs from forking Android

The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) has issued a 207 billion won ($176.64 million) fine against Google for preventing OEMs from forking Android. The anti-trust regulator has said that Google's contract terms with OEMs amount to an abuse of its dominant position, which has restricted competition in the mobile OS market. According to Reuters, Google intends to...

How to Check and Update the Android Version on your phone

If you’re trying to find out the Android version of your smartphone or wondering how to update it, we can help. It's actually quite easy to check the Android device’s software information. In this guide, we’ll talk about exactly how you can check the Android version or install a new update on your phone, presuming...

How to make your old Android phone run faster and better

Not everyone upgrades their smartphone every year or even every couple of years. So as Android phones get older, they tend to become slower, and using them gets annoying when you’re seeing frequent slowdowns. If everything is showing signs of age on your phone, not just the performance, it may be time to actually upgrade...

How to Copy Data from Android to iOS

Are you moving to an iPhone from Android? If so, it's easier than ever to copy your data from Android to iOS. Depending on how much data you want to transfer to your new iPhone, it may take some work but you would be able to get most of it to your new phone. In...

How to Copy Data from iOS to Android

Are you migrating from iPhone to Android? The data transfer may seem daunting, especially if you have been a long-time user of an iPhone. But don’t worry, there are ways where you'll be able to copy most of your data from iOS to Android. In this guide, we’ll list all such ways to transfer data...