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OnePlus Nord 2 5G review: Flagship-like performance

The first OnePlus Nord has its distinctive place in the mid-premium category of smartphones, and the OnePlus Nord 2 5G wants to cement the company’s popularity in this segment. The new model features 5G connectivity, a high-end MediaTek system on a chip, excellent hardware...

How to find the Wi-Fi password on Android

If you’re wondering how to see the Wi-Fi password on Android, the answer couldn’t be simpler. Most Android smartphones or tablets automatically save the passwords for any Wi-Fi network you connect to. So all you have to do to show the Wi-Fi password on Android is check the stored...

How to install an APK on Android without Google Play Store

The safest way to install a new app on any Android device is to use the Google Play Store. However, that is not the only method to get new apps. If you’re a developer testing an app, or if your Android device can’t access the Google Play Store, you can also use an app’s .APK...

How to turn on Dark mode on Android in 3 different ways

The built-in Android Dark mode feature flips the color palette of your device’s interface. On top of your smartphone or tablet’s screen getting darker, when you enable the Dark theme on Android, it also changes the user interface of most installed apps to shades of black and...

How to hide notifications on the Lock screen in Android

Are you wondering how to hide the notifications on the Lock screen of your Android smartphone? While these alerts can be useful at times, you can hide notifications to keep everything away from prying eyes if you value your privacy. This guide illustrates how to hide...

OnePlus Nord CE 5G review: The well-rounded midranger

The headlines often tell stories about expensive flagship smartphones that innovate more and more each year. However, most people only read about flagships and then buy themselves smartphones they can afford. OnePlus Nord CE 5G is a mid-range smartphone that doesn’t innovate as...

How to rotate a video on Android: All you need to know

While most smartphones today can automatically detect the correct orientation when recording, you may need to know how to rotate a video on Android. This is helpful if you start shooting and then rotate the camera or if you just want to flip it to have fun and get a different...

How to hide the content of notifications on Android

Every time you receive a notification from an Android app, you can see the app’s name and icon, together with a preview of its contents, on your Lock screen. When it comes to notifications received from WhatsApp, Messenger, Messages, and other...

What are 5G and its benefits? What 5G smartphones are available?

All the smartphone manufacturers and mobile operators are talking about 5G and its many benefits. We see more and more advertisements about how great 5G is and why you should have it. But why is that? Even anti-vaxxers are obsessing about 5G, not just governments or smartphone...

How to turn off Facebook sounds on Android and iPhone

Wondering how to turn off Facebook sounds on Android or iOS? For some reason, the Facebook app is designed to play annoying sounds that alert you (and everyone else around) whenever you post or like something. If you find them too loud, and you’re sick of hearing them all the time,...

realme C21 review: the ultra-low-budget smartphone!

One big plus of the fierce competition in the smartphone market is the range of models available at every price point. It doesn’t matter if your budget is a very modest one. You can still get yourself a smartphone at about 120 USD. We haven’t reviewed such an affordable...

realme 8 5G review: Affordable 5G connectivity!

Each month, the market of affordable 5G smartphones is getting more and more competitive. Last month, we tested the Samsung Galaxy A32 5G and now it’s time for a direct competitor: realme 8 5G. For a similar price point, realme 8 5G wants to offer a better screen, slightly faster...

How to get rid of a permanent notification on Android

While it’s generally helpful to get alerts from your apps, there are some notifications you can’t swipe away on your Android smartphone or tablet. That is because some apps display a permanent notification on Android that won’t go away when you hit the Clear (all)...

How to block or unblock someone on WhatsApp

Are you a WhatsApp user and someone is bothering you with messages or calls you don’t want? Did you know you can block anyone on WhatsApp and stop them from sending you messages or calling you? When you block someone on WhatsApp, do they know that you did that? What do they see?...

How to change or remove the SIM PIN code on Android

The SIM card PIN code is meant to protect your data against unauthorized access. Each SIM you insert into a smartphone has a PIN code that you need to enter in order to activate the card. Some mobile providers use standard PIN codes, like 0000 or 1234, for all their SIM cards, while...