There are times when we accidentally delete files on our phone or intentionally get rid of photos and regret big time because we believe that there’s no way to retrieve lost files. Fortunately, Android has several photo recovery options that allow users to recover photos that have been deleted. Check out the options below How to Recover Deleted Photos Using Your Computer 1. Recuva Recuva File Recovery is a third-party app that restores deleted files and photos. However, you need to install the app on your computer, then connect your Android device using a USB cable to be able to use the app to recover deleted files. Aside from recovering files that have been accidentally deleted, you can also restore files that have been removed by bugs, viruses, or crashes. It has a user-friendly interface where you can filter the results according to file name or type, and the best […]

The smartphone industry is a competitive market. With new devices popping up like mushrooms, the market has been saturated with many phones and models making it difficult to choose for the brand and models that match your budget and needs. Taiwanese and Android-phone manufacturer, HTC, may not be as famous as Samsung and Huawei, but their line of phones are top-notch and are high-quality with excellent features. In this article, we’ll list down the best HTC phones available in the market today and provide you the features that make them unique. HTC U12+ The HTC U12+ is one of the top HTC phones today. It is an upgrade of U11+, which was released last year. It boasts a 6-inch display with 18:9 LCD resolution. It comes with a 3500mAh battery that gives enough power for all your gaming and streaming need. U12+ comes pre-installed with Android 8.0 Oreo, which can […]

Samsung brings a lot of new things into the table. There are some Samsung tricks that you won’t find on any other Android device or iOS device and these features are considered to be the brand’s top-selling point and the primary reason why users prefer Samsung over other Android phone manufacturers. In this article, we will feature the top Samsung tricks other Android devices lack and we’ll show you how these features work to make the most out of your device. 1 Customize Reminders If you’re someone very busy or easily forgets things, phone reminders will be your life-saver. The Reminders app on Samsung Galaxy phones has extra features to help you get organized and less forgetful. One of the things you can do with the Reminder app is to convert any website into a reminder. To do this, open the default browser and go to the webpage you want […]

Every year, Motorola introduces a bunch of new phones to their already great lineup. With new features added to these new phones, choosing the best can get a bit confusing. But fret not because we are here to help. We checked all the details of the latest Motorola phones, considering the specific needs and budget. The list below is best Motorola phones to date. 1. Moto Z3 Play Moto Z3 Play is the latest addition to Motorola’s Moto Z lineup. Released in June 2018, this phone is an improved version of its predecessor. It has a tall 18:9 display and is powered by Snapdragon 636. It also has a dual camera that takes clear and quality photos, especially in a well-lit environment. It supports all types of Moto Mods that have been released since the first ever Moto Z phone. The current price of Moto Z3 Play in the market […]

Have you been in a situation where you are working on something important on your computer and then suddenly a text message arrives on your mobile phone? Not knowing the urgency of the message, your reaction is to stop what you were doing, pick up your smartphone, respond to the text, and go back to your work. And if you keep getting an incoming SMS without knowing the content you will find yourself juggling back and forth between your smartphone and your computer work. But what if you we tell you that there’s a way to reply to an SMS without having to leave your computer? You merely have to open a new window on your desktop and make sure your smartphone is connected to your computer via USB. Interesting, right? Thanks to Koushik Dutta, situations like these can be prevented. With the Vysor app, you can now control your […]

If you’ve been using an Android smartphone for quite some time now, you’ve probably come across the term IMEI. You’ve also probably brushed off this information as being somewhat unimportant. However, once you learn what it is and its function, you may want to pay attention to the information in this article. IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. By definition alone, you’ve probably already guessed that an IMEI is unique to a particular phone. Every Android smartphone has this unique identifier. If the phone is lost, it can be tracked using this number. The IMEI is coded on your device as a file. Unfortunately, in the process of tweaking the phone, changing the settings, or rooting the device, this file can be corrupted or lost. If this happens, the phone will likely lose its network settings, resulting to drop of the mobile network connection. Fortunately, losing an IMEI number […]

We all know that modern smartphones have amazing features, such as biometric sensors and touchscreens, that allow them to sense the activities around them. However, most of these devices also have other forms of sensors that would enable them to do more than what we can imagine. Now, if you own a Samsung handset, did you know that you can take advantage of a particular feature to verify and check if all the built-in sensors of your device are correctly working? Yes, that is correct. Though unknown to most Samsung users, most Galaxy versions have a diagnostic menu that can be accessed by entering a secret code. To learn more about the diagnostic mode, read on. How to Access Samsung’s Secret Diagnostic Menu Here’s a little heads-up. The diagnostic menu is not available to all users. Certain carriers like Sprint and Verizon have blocked this menu on their Samsung tablets […]

Android screenshots are extremely useful especially when you need to save a recipe you’ve seen on Facebook quickly or when you need to remember a list you’ve seen somewhere. However, useful as they may be, screenshots have limitations. One of these limitations is that you can only capture the above-the-fold screen. For example, you can only capture a part of an article or a webpage, not the whole page. For this, you need to take three to five screenshots just to cover the entire page. It can be very inconvenient, especially if you often deal with web pages or blog articles. Fortunately, the scroll screenshot or scrolling screenshot was introduced. This allows you to take full page screen capture of a whole page, instead of stitching together a series of screenshots just to cover the entire page. Not all Android phones carry this feature, and as of now, only the […]

Do you want to send your sister a birthday greeting through a text message at precisely 12 midnight? Do you want to send an automatic SMS reminder to your business partner about your upcoming meeting? Being able to schedule text messages is one extremely useful feature because it makes sending text messages very convenient. Android has no built-in SMS scheduler, but Google Play Store has a lot of third-party apps that allow you to do just that. Below are some of our favorite and trusted SMS scheduler you can use. How To Schedule Messages Using Textra SMS Textra is a free Android messaging app that’s packed with a lot of features, one of which is the capability to send SMS and MMS on a definite time. To schedule text messages using Textra, follow these steps: Disable your default messaging app notification, otherwise, you’ll be receiving two notifications for every message […]

Different Android devices have different battery capacity — some have 2000mAh battery while newer devices run on at least 3000 or 4000 mAh. However, no matter how big the battery capacity, it will still drain after some time, and you will need to get it charged. Charging your Android battery takes time and the charging time varies according to different factors. For example, it is faster to charge a 2000 mAh battery compared to a 4000 mAh battery. On the other hand, a newer phone may have fast-charging features that old Android devices don’t have, while the average charging time for a regular Android device is usually 2 hours. But did you know that there are ways to speed up phone charging? There are several tricks to fast-charge a phone that not many Android users know about and this article will provide these tips. And the good thing about these […]