Nexus Phone Won’t Detect My Home WiFi

My Nexus 6P detects many neighbor WiFi networks but won’t see my home WiFi. I can connect to WiFi at Starbucks, McDonald’s, my Nexus even sees the network created by an ancient 54 Mbit Asus at my friend’s apartment, but not at my home. Help me understand what’s wrong with my Nexus (or my router TP-Link TL-WR941N).  Continue reading

How to Enable Opera Turbo in the New Version of Opera

Opera Turbo is a feature that serves to compress web pages, load them more quickly and preserve traffic if you have metered of slow connection. Some people loved to use it to change IP address (not working anymore, but today you can use the built-in VPN feature for that purpose). Since Opera version 46 there is no Opera Turbo item in the main menu and the feature appears to be hidden from your eyes. But here is how to enable the Turbo mode and continue using it in 2017.  Continue reading

How To Hide Your Skype Profile From Search And Prevent From Being Found

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You can hide your phone, your email, not to show your profile picture in Skype if you wish. But people who are concerned about privacy have long been asking the question on forums: “how can I hide my Skype profile from search?” Today we will explain how you can entirely hide your profile If you don’t want your account to be suggested in the Skype search. And vice versa – how to allow displaying your Skype profile in search results.  Continue reading

Remove Frames From Icons In Android 7 Nougat On Samsung Devices

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If you dislike icons with frames (squircle or another shape), you can switch back to old-school icons without frames. I don’t know whether it is possible on LG, HTC, Asus, Huawei, etc, but you can do this on many modern Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets. The screenshots taken on Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 (2016) SM-T585 tablet. Note, that this setting affect only a part of icons, because some icons already have drawn frames. Continue reading