Are you tired of receiving constant pop-up notifications from websites on your Android device, especially those fake warnings and scams? Do you have elderly relatives who get anxious about all the notifications and fall victim to scams? Fear not, this guide will show you how to turn off website notifications in Chrome on Android for good.
CloudReady – The easy way to set up Chrome OS on your computer
After publishing my last article about my experience with Chrome OS, the first reaction I got was why I didn't just install CloudReady instead of dealing with such a complicated installation method. The answer is simply that I had no idea that CloudReady even existed. It seems I'm pretty new to the Chrome OS game...
Revive an old laptop with Chrome OS
If you have been using computers for a few decades, there is a good chance that you too have a few old desktop and laptop computers collecting dust in your house. They are too old to use and have little value, so selling them is not a worthwile endevour. You can't even give them to family members as even they find them lacking in power. Have you tried to use a 10 year old laptop with Windows 10? Not fun... Wouldn't it be nice if you could magically make the old hardware more powerful?
Here is how to fix your net on your iOS/Android phone when in rural areas
Last weekend I tried to get some work done while staying in the countryside. I hooked up my laptop to the net using my Android phone as a mobile hotspot and did my thing just like in the office. However, during the breaks when I tried to browse Reddit or do anything net related on my phone, there was seemingly no internet available.
Using your Android phone as a webcam for Ubuntu 20.04 with DroidCam
During the current pandemic, the home office suddenly became the preferred mode of work. This, of course, caused a huge increase in webcam prices and shortages in supply. I ran into the same problem and my laptop camera was no viable alternative either with its subpar quality. Luckily, there is a way to use my better-than-average phone camera for conference calls with the desktop computer running Ubuntu.
Did you know that you can shoot photos without tapping on your screen on your Android smartphone?
I sure didn’t, but it seems that many Android phones have built-in solutions instead of awkwardly trying to hold the phone and trying to hit the white dot at the same time.
Android apps Q2 2018
It seems that after almost 8 years of Android use I'm switching to a company iPhone 6s for some time. Still, I regularly make a list of all the software I use, so if I have to reset a device I'll have a list in my hand to do the app reinstall really fast. Let's see what apps did I use daily at the end of April 2018...