It happens that you need to swap between your headphones and speaker system. When you communicate using Skype or WhatsApp you may want to route the sound to your headphones so that nobody will hear what you are talking about, but in other cases you may prefer all sound play through your speaker system.Continue reading
Apple created a nice feature that allows you to answer phone calls not only from iPhone but from other devices as well. For instance, you are working on your iPad and suddenly you receive a phone call. You don’t have to put one device aside and take your iPhone – you can answer that call right on your iPad. All this works through Facetime and only in case when all your devices are using the same Apple ID.Continue reading
Here is what to do if your Galaxy S10, S9, Note 10 or any other phone running Android 9 with One UI keeps the screen off when somebody calls you.
I faced the problem after June 2019 update on my Galaxy S9. The thing is I use Do Not Disturb mode almost all the time to silence callers that are not in my Contacts (I configured the DND feature to ring calls and messages from numbers that are in contacts). Everything was okay but, after I installed the update the behavior of my phone changed. When my wife called me I noticed that my Galaxy S9 now plays ringtone me but the display remains completely turned off. I have to manually wake my phone, unlock it, then pull down the shade and tap the Phone app banner to bring it to front. It goes without saying that these steps are very inconvenient and make no sense. Keep reading to know how I fixed the problem.Continue reading
The Problem of Ageing Battery on iPhone
Your iPhone has a lithium-ion battery pack inside it that has a limited lifespan. As its charges/discharges count grow, its capacity becomes lower and lower and sooner or later your iPhone is no more capable of to develop peak performance. In some cases your iPhone can even shutdown unexpectedly due to power shortage.Continue reading
In iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 respectively the App Store has been redesigned. ANd the main question that I hear during the last week from those who installed iOS 13 beta is How do I update apps (or check for updates)? Everything is not difficult, however, I liked the way it worked before – in iOS 12 and earlier versions.Continue reading
Some time ago we explained how to reject all unknown callers using the DND mode. But frankly it was a workaround rather than solution. And here is the good news: finally iOS 13 brings us another marvelous feature that makes your iPhone automatically reject all unknown callers. It works according to a simple algorithm: if the phone number of an incoming caller is not in Contacts, Messages or Email, it will be immediately rejected and you will hear no sound. Read how to activate it.Continue reading