It comes without warning and has the potential to ruin hours upon hours of work. I am, of course, referring to the infamous Windows “blue screen of death” (BSOD) error message. The BSOD is an error screen display which can occur within Windows 10 for a variety of reasons. Anything from software to hardware conflicts can create […]Read more "Fixing Blue Screen of Death in Windows 10"
A new feature, the ability to edit raw photos, makes tablets and phones a more powerful option for Adobe’s software for editing and cataloging photos. Adobe Systems’ photo-editing software for Android just took a big step toward matching the abilities of its heavier-hitting sibling that runs on a personal computer: the ability to edit just about […]Read more "Adobe Lightroom for Android makes it easier to dump your PC"
God dammit Jian Yang! If you’re a tech enthusiast, there’s no way you’re not watching HBO’s Silicon Valley. So you surely know the Pied Piper crew’s latest shenanigans involve an app that uses a phone’s camera to find facts about food items — a sort of Shazaam for food, if you may. What originally started […]Read more "Try the Silicon Valley SeeFood App on Android!"
Running commands on Linux seems so complicated for the layman that it may as well be a foreign language. But for the die-hard terminal users, or for those who are just curious about the Linux experience, there’s a new Android launcher that gives your home screen a command line makeover. Linux CLI Launcher by Francesco […]Read more "This Linux-Style Launcher Turns Your Home Screen into a Command Prompt"
The Android O Developer Preview was made available on 21 March 2017, but not recommended for the general public. Now, though, you can download and install the public beta on any compatible Nexus or Pixel device. Should I install Android O? If you’re curious, have a compatible device and are reasonably techy, then why not. You […]Read more "How to Download the Android O Public Beta"
Many modern Android devices use a display technology called AMOLED. These screens differ from traditional LCD displaysin thateach pixel emits its own light, so a backlight is not required. Even better, when rendering a black element on the screen, AMOLED displays simply don’t light up the associated pixels, meaning virtually no power is used. Since […]Read more "How Save Battery Life on Android by Turning Off Pixels (No Root Required)"
Unless you’re in law enforcement, you won’t usually have a flashlight on hand for those rare moments when you need to sift through the dark. However, it is very likely that you will have your phone on you, so you’ll have fast access to a bright light with just a few easy taps.Read more "How To Turn Your Phone’s Flashlight on Instantly with One of These 6 Tricks"