Google DNS Servers 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4. Benefits & How to Use

Google DNS Servers 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4

What is Google DNS

Google Public DNS represents two servers with IP addresses for IPv4 – 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. 8.8.8.8 is the primary DNS, 8.8.4.4 is the secondary one.

Google DNS service is free to use and can be used by anyone who has access to the Internet. You can use Google servers IP addresses as alternate DNS instead of such provided by your ISP with the purpose to resolve Internet names faster and improve your security.

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How to Increase the Flashlight Brightness on Galaxy S20, S10

If you ever used a flashlight on your Galaxy phone, you probably noticed that its brightness is “not the best on the market”. And some of you probably even got upset by comparing the brightness of the flashlight on your flagship Galaxy S20/S10/S9 to another phone.

Don’t be upset! Because You Samsung Galaxy phone has a setting most of you are unaware of which allows to increase the flashlight brightness. Don’t worry, you don’t need to install any third-party apps.

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Fix ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED in Chrome on Android or Windows 10

ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

What is ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED or Error 102 in Chrome on Android and Windows 10

ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED This Site Can’t Be Reached is a common error code that is also called Error 102. It can occur in browser due to certain issues.

Running ahead, I can say that not always the culprit is a piece of malware or damaged cookies. You need to take some time to inspect your system and find out what exactly causes this error in your particular case.

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How to Block Unknown (Private) Numbers on Android

Private Number calling how to block hidden unknown numbers

Here is our step-by-step guide on how to block annoying calls from unknown phone numbers on Android. Below you will find detailed guides on how to do this on various devices running different versions and ROMs including stock Android, OneUI, OxygenOS, EMUI, MIUI, etc.

The Problem of Spam Calls

As you might know, nearly a half of all incoming calls are spam nowadays. Telemarketers use various tricks to get to you: sometimes they change the phone number to a local one, another time they try to hide the number to make you curious about who is calling you from private number and answer. The only goal, as a rule, is to sell you some product or service.

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How to Block Calls from Private and Unknown Numbers on OnePlus Phone

OnePlus Block Calls from Private Unknown Numbers

If you own a OnePlus phone of any generation, you might know that there is no possibility to block calls from unidentified numbers (private, unknown, hidden) out of the box.

If you search for the solution on the Internet you will possible find a lot of forum posts suggesting to install some third-party apps from dubious developers.

Some of these apps are paid, some are free but will bother you with their ads. But the worst thing about call blocking apps that they often can’t actually block all unwanted calls including calls from unknown and private numbers.

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How to Disable the Screenshot Toolbar on Galaxy S20, S10

disable the screenshot toolbar on Galaxy S20

Screenshot toolbar is an extremely useful feature of Samsung smartphones for those users who often edit screenshots or like to share them immediately after they are created.

The toolbar offers such options as scroll down the screen to take the screenshot of the full page, edit the image (crop it, draw on it or highlight something), share the screenshot or open it in one of the installed apps like Gallery or Google Photos.

The only downside of the screenshot toolbar is that you have to wait for some seconds until it disappears before you will be able to take another screenshot.

So, if you are faced with the task of creating as many screenshots as possible per unit of time, then it makes sense to disable the toolbar.

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