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# techguide - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Here's how you can make the image quality on Netflix better

If you’re constantly watching it on standard definition, there are a few changes you can make.

# techguide - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

You can easily set reminders that only activate when you arrive home*

*Or any other location that you plan to travel to.

# techguide - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it

Especially if you know you’ll ring the person back later that day.

# techguide - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it

There are a few third-party keyboards which allow you to keep one hand free.

# techguide - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

One of Android's handier features is something you've likely forgotten about

The quick search feature Now on Tap is incredibly useful, if you remember it’s there.

# techguide - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

This is how to keep your phone's keyboard silent when you're typing

That click noise every time you hit a key can get on your nerves.

# techguide - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

There's a quicker way to shut down your PC than clicking Start

Those keyboard shortcuts can really come in useful.

# techguide - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Can a black background really extend your phone's battery life?

It really depends on the type of display your phone has.

# techguide - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

iPhone users: You know you can assign different ringtones to your friends, right?

It’s handy to know whether it’s work or your best friend that’s trying to contact you.

# techguide - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Headwreck: How to make those annoying apps that come with your phone disappear

Apps that you can’t delete can take up space unnecessarily but there are workarounds.

# techguide - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Browser tabs getting out of control? A simple right-click can really help

There’s a lot of power in those right-clicks.

# techguide - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Here’s how you can identify (and stop) annoying background apps

You don’t need to have games running in the background and draining your battery life.

# techguide - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

From Business ETC This is how you can activate light alerts on your phone TechGuide

This is how you can activate light alerts on your phone

Should you need a different way to keep yourself alerted to new updates.

# techguide - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

From Business ETC Here’s the quick way to save battery on your phone TechGuide

Here’s the quick way to save battery on your phone

Should you need to prioritise longevity over functionality.

# techguide - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Still have your iPhone headphones? You can do quite a few things with them

They can do more than just change the volume or pause a song.

# techguide - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

How exactly is your Snapchat score calculated?

It appears underneath your profile, but does it mean anything important?

# techguide - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

This is how you can hide your presence on WhatsApp

So none of your friends (or strangers) know you’re online.

# techguide - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Does your browser crash frequently? Flash could be the problem

And it’s easy to disable so it doesn’t bother you again.

# techguide - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From Business ETC Too many tabs open? Here's how you can snooze them for later TechGuide

Too many tabs open? Here's how you can snooze them for later

Handy for when you need to revisit a page but don’t want to forget about it.

# techguide - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

This is how you can change default apps on Android

Sometimes you might want to open up a different app the next time you choose a link.

# techguide - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From Business ETC Need a quick way to speed up your iPhone? You have two options TechGuide

Need a quick way to speed up your iPhone? You have two options

Should you have trouble figuring out the cause of slowdown.

# techguide - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

There’s a small but handy way to navigate between old and new pages on your browser

You don’t have to constantly click or tap the back button to get to where you want.

# techguide - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From Business ETC SMS clogging up your phone’s storage? Here’s how to get rid of them quickly TechGuide

SMS clogging up your phone’s storage? Here’s how to get rid of them quickly

You might rely on services like WhatsApp more but SMS still holds strong.

# techguide - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s how to get directions to multiple places on Google Maps TechGuide

Here’s how to get directions to multiple places on Google Maps

Handy if you need to stop at different places for the one journey.

# techguide - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From Business ETC This is how you can stop your number from showing up on caller ID TechGuide

This is how you can stop your number from showing up on caller ID

If you don’t want your number to show when you’re ringing someone, there are ways of getting around that.

# techguide - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

From Business ETC Find keyboard shortcuts a little difficult to do? Turn on Stickykeys TechGuide

Find keyboard shortcuts a little difficult to do? Turn on Stickykeys

It’s handy if you find or someone else finds it difficult to hit combination keys like Ctrl + Shift + Esc.

# techguide - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Here's how you can create your own custom keyboard shortcuts

It’s always handy to have more than just Ctrl + Alt + Delete at your disposal.

# techguide - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

You know there's a way to speed up YouTube videos, right?

If you regularly watch videos on desktop, then you can speed things up a little.

# techguide - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Here's how you can save Google Maps locations offline

If you don’t have the latest version yet, don’t despair. There is still a way to save them.

# techguide - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

From Business ETC What exactly is the ‘other’ section in your phone’s storage space for? TechGuide

# techguide - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Google keeps records of all your voice searches, but you can remove them

Anytime you activate Google Now, it saves the audio and transcript of each search to your history, but you can control it.

# techguide - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

This is how you can force quit apps on your smartphone, tablet or computer

There will always be at least one app that will act up sooner or later.

# techguide - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From Business ETC Too many duplicate numbers in contacts? Here’s how you can fix it TechGuide

Too many duplicate numbers in contacts? Here’s how you can fix it

Do you really need your Mam’s number down three times already?

# techguide - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

There are faster ways to sort out your phone's photo space problem

Because going through your photo albums the normal way is just painful.

# techguide - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Recorded videos leaving no room on your phone? Here's how to make them smaller

High-quality footage is great, but it will fill up space on your phone pretty quickly.

# techguide - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From Business ETC Are you sure you know what your smartphone camera can really do? TechGuide

Are you sure you know what your smartphone camera can really do?

Taking a good photo is one thing, but it’s just as important to know what features you can use and when.

# techguide - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Hate your alarm clock? Here's how to wake up to your favourite Spotify playlist

An upbeat song is much better than just the sound of a bell.

# techguide - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

There’s a hidden feature in Android notifications that you might not know about

So long as you have Lollipop 5.0 or above.

# techguide - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

From Business ETC This is how you can set a volume limit for your devices TechGuide

This is how you can set a volume limit for your devices

So you don’t end up damaging your hearing.

# techguide - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Here’s how to disable the in-app browser for Facebook

Should you be more comfortable using the likes of Chrome or Opera instead.

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