How to Better Manage your Phone’s Battery Life

Does you battery drain super fast on your Android phone? Here are some tips on how to troubleshoot and fix the issue without replacing the battery in the phone! 1. Go into the phone settings and then click on battery use. This will give you an overview of what is using the most battery on the phone. 2. Adjusting the display settings of the phone screen is one of the first and easiest ways to improve battery life on a phone. This can be done by going to settings and then clicking display. From here you can change the brightness and how long the phone screen will be on when not in use. 3. Next turn off any unneeded hardware such as Bluetooth or wifi or GPS Location. This can be done by swiping down from the top of the screen on the homepage and then tapping on the icons that represent the different hardware that are running on the phone. This can be done from the phone settings as well. 4. Remove unneeded widgets or live wallpapers on the home screen to extend battery life of the phone. This can be done by pressing on the app icon and then dragging it to the remove label that shows up at the top of the phones screen. 5. One final step to try to improve battery life before replacing the battery is to update apps or remove unneeded one from the phone. Often time’s applications run in the background causing the phone battery to drain faster than it would have if the app wasn’t installed on the phone. 6....

7 Cool Features of Windows 10

Everyone is super excited about Windows 10! It is new and shiny and people can’t wait to get their hands on it. With this new edition of Windows operating systems there are also new features that come along with it. Here is a list of 7 cool features of found while exploring the new Windows system! 1. Tiles on the Start Menu! While Windows 8 had these Start Menu tiles it took tons or reality on the computers home screen well really all of it! Windows 10 keeps the novelty of these tiles and makes them more convenient by only having them in the Start Menu. 2. Cortana! Much like how the Apple iOS has Siri as a personal assistant to answer questions or search for music for you Microsoft has created its own counterpart. Cortana can even schedule appointments and suggest news and sites according to your browsing history! 3. Windows Key + Tab: this awesome feature lets you brink up a nifty viewer of all of the applications that you have running on your screen at the same time, click on it, and make it the focal point! 4. Notifications: These can give you updates on anything from email to system updates! A convenient popup on the right side of the screen to let you know what’s going on with your system! 5. Edge: everyone knows that Internet Explorer is terrible and only works half the time. Well Microsoft really one up’ed themselves this time with the new browser they’ve release with this edition of Windows! 6. Windows Snapping: If you’ve had two monitors with an older...

How to Use Cloud Based Storage – Dropbox

Ever wanted to share a file with someone but it’s too large to be attached to an email? No worries, you can save it to Dropbox and email a link to the file… Here’s how! Go to https://www.dropbox.com and create an account for Dropbox. Dropbox will download and install a local host for the cloud storage app. After the installer has been run the Dropbox webpage will open. Click and drag on any file you want to upload and drop it on the center of the webpage. This will add the file to Dropbox Now that the file has been added to Dropbox it can be shared by hovering the mouse over the file you desire to share. Click on the share button that appears while hovering the mouse over the file. Here you can change the permissions of the file that you are sharing and then share the file by entering the email address of the person you want to share it with and clicking the share button. Now you never have to worry about the size of file when trying to share it remotely! Just remember this simple tutorial and you are on your way to sharing files over the cloud with...

How To Pick Antivirus Software for PC – Malwarebytes.org

Computer running slowly and not acting like it should? It’s quite possible that your system has a virus on it! It’s never fun dealing with this issue but there are steps to try and remove this virus and prevent future ones. There are several free solutions out there that are quite effective though you can upgrade for additional benefits. Here is the top 10 list according to Fossbytes. One of my personal favorites that usually does the trick for me is Anti-Malwarebytes. Below I will explain how to get the software and install it to protect your system. 1. In a browser navigate to https://www.malwarebytes.org/ 2. Click on the download button on the home page. This will initiate a download of the application 3. Once the download has completed click on the executable to run the setup. 4. Follow the prompts in the setup wizard to complete the installation and then click finish once you’ve reached the end. 5. The program will startup once automatically if you’ve left the run Malwarebytes checkbox, checked. 6. Once the program has been opened click on the scan button to begin the initial scan. 7. The scan will go through a process of steps to make sure that your system is virus free. 8. Once the scan has completed you will be prompted to let you know that the system is either clean or infected (it has a virus). Follow the prompts in Anti-Malwarebytes to remove the virus or close the program once it has finish. Hopefully this has been informative and helped resolve any issues you may have had with your computer....

7 Popular Cloud Based Apps

Cloud computing is a big deal nowadays! What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is actually easier to understand than you’d think instead of using applications on a host machine the application are online or in the cloud. With mobility on the rise it is important that people have access to the productivity applications that they need when they need them. This is achievable thanks to the advent of cloud computing! There are is a wide variety of cloud applications out there and to help people further understand cloud computing here is a list of 7 cloud productivity applications with a short description of what they do. Microsoft Office 365 Most everyone knows what Microsoft Office is, but Microsoft has done a huge one up on their latest version. Making it accessible online allows people anywhere on any machine to be able to create or modify word documents, spreadsheets, or power points. Google Apps for Business Like Microsoft Office 365 online Google Apps for Business allows users to create and modify word, spreadsheets, and power point presentations.   Salesforce Salesforce is a CRM which stands for Customer Relationship Management system. It allows users to management relationships of the customers for a company. They also have addition platforms for marketing, product support, and sales. Google Drive, Cloud Drive, One Drive, and Dropbox There are quite a few cloud storage applications which are extremely beneficial to the mobile game. The cloud storage applications listed above are some of the most popular applications out there. These allow users to not have to worry about if they have a thumb drive with a critical...