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Samsung ends Gallery Sync, Drive, and Premium storage subscriptions, offers OneDrive migration

Samsung announced today that it plans to terminate some of its Samsung Cloud services. The services Gallery Sync, Drive, and Premium storage subscriptions will be deprecated over the course of the coming […]

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The end of Windows 10 Mobile: the facts

Microsoft plans to end support for Windows 10 Mobile on December 10, 2019. The company revealed plans to end support for the mobile operating system on a support page on the company's […]

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How to mute groups or friends on WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a popular messaging service that is available for all major mobile platforms, the Web and even for desktop operating systems. The service supports two main chat types: one-on-one and group. […]

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Samsung phones soon can run true GNU/Linux distributions

Imagine being able to place your cellphone into a small little dock, and be able to run your favourite Linux distribution on a monitor with proper mouse and keyboard, use it as […]

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How to delete WhatsApp messages that you sent

WhatsApp added a new feature to its messaging applications that you may use to delete messages that you sent already using the client. Messages that you sent up until now could not […]

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IFTTT update brings VoIP Calls support

If This Then That is a handy online service that you may use to automate things on your computer or mobile devices. The service calls these recipes applets, and they enable you […]

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LastPass Authenticator's Cloud Backup option explained

LastPass Authenticator is a free application for Android and iOS devices that can generate two-factor authentication codes for you. The application is compatible with LastPass accounts, but works also with other services […]


Memrise or Duolingo: which is better for language learning?

Memrise and Duolingo are two language learning services that are both free to use, and available for various platforms including Android and iOS. If you want to learn a language, one option […]

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Microsoft To-Do: the end of Wunderlist

Microsoft launched a preview of To-Do, a new cross-platform task management service the other day that is "designed to make it easy to plan and manage your day". My first reaction to […]

Microsoft: you won't be using that Qwerty keyboard forever

Microsoft's chief envisioning officer Dave Coplin believes that the days of using a Qwerty keyboard to interact with computing devices are numbered. In an interview with the UK's Evening Standard newspaper, Coplin […]

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Check whether your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone might explode

There has been lots of talk already about the battery issue of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The faulty battery of select Galaxy Note 7 devices may explode, and several have exploded […]

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Official WhatsApp Desktop app released

WhatsApp desktop is a new program for Windows and Mac operating systems that enables users of the communication service to tune in from the desktop as well. Desktop users up until now […]

Microsoft is betting that digital pens are here to stay

I recently wrote an article on Ghacks titled “Is Samsung Giving up on the S-Pen?”, which argued that Samsung is shying away from releasing many new devices that feature the famous “S-Pen” […]

Is Samsung giving up on the S-Pen?

Samsung’s line of Galaxy Note phablets and tablets have a single important feature that is unavailable in any other Android or iOS device: the built in S-Pen that fits inside the device. […]

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Xiaomi's insane unlock process for Mi device bootloaders

When Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 3, the device's bootloader was locked "in order to protect user data safety". The company announced later on that it made the decision to lock the […]

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Xiaomi Mi4c review: flagship phone for half the price

After clinging far too long to my trusted Motorola Moto G (1st generation) smartphone, I made the decision to buy a new phone a while ago. What I wanted was simple: A […]

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How to root Xiaomi smartphones effectively

My new Xiaomi Mi 4c smartphone arrived yesterday after an  interlude with a German customs agent and several days of delay. I first thought that I had to fight my way through […]

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Huawei P8 Lite Review

The Huawei P8 Lite is a mid-range phone that stays true to the overall style of Huawei's high-end P8 smartphone. The unlocked device is priced at $249 in the US and at […]