Tag: tips

Tip: Google Drive tells you if backed up photos and videos are using your storage quota

Google Photos makes it easy to back up every photo and video you capture on your phone, but some of those files might eat into your Google storage allowance. You can let Google compress files or get a Pixel if you want unlimited storage, but it can be hard to keep track of all those […]

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How not to buy a phone on Black Friday – three simple rules to smarter phone purchases

Article Contents Carriers aren’t looking to cut you a deal. Installment plans are just contracts by another name. Last year’s phone is not “just as good” as this year’s. These are the three golden rules of Black Friday smartphone shopping. There are other important things to consider, sure, but those are the fundamentals that everyone […]

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How to disable the Play Store’s annoying pre-registration ‘coming soon’ notifications

Pre-registration is a handy feature on the Play Store that allows you to be notified when an unreleased app is available for download – it actually debuted several years ago. But around a year ago, Google started proactively pushing registration suggestions to some users, meaning you’d be notified if Google thought you’d be interested in a […]

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7 Tips and tricks to make the most of Google Photos Live Albums

Article Contents Google Photos started rolling out Live Albums a couple of weeks ago. The feature, while simple in that it lets you automatically add faces to albums, is a little more complex than that. In this article, I will explore a few of the intricacies of Live Albums and help you make the most […]

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