Tech Tip – Identify Objects In Your Phone Photos With Google Lens

If you’d like a handy way to search your photos and identify important buildings / landmarks, places, names, Wi-Fi passwords and other valuable contextual information depicted in them, Google Lens may be for you. For example, take a photo of a router’s password sticker and you’ll automatically connect to that network, take a picture of […]

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OnePlus Accused Of Credit Card Fraud

Chinese Android Phone company OnePlus is at the centre of a storm of complaints after many customers said that their credit cards had been used for fraudulent transactions after they purchased products from the OnePlus web store. What Happened? After receiving multiple customer complaints on the OnePlus support forum, and on social media platform Reddit […]

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Miscarriage Risk From Wi-Fi And Smartphones

A U.S. study has found a link between high levels of magnetic field (MF) non-ionizing radiation such as that emitted by Mobile phones and Wi-Fi transmitters, and a 2.72x higher risk of miscarriage. What Is MF Magnetic Field Non-Ionizing Radiation? Radiofrequency energy is a form of electromagnetic radiation, and this can be categorized as either […]

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Beware Android Phone-Melting Malware

A type of crypto-currency mining malware has been found to overload an android phone with so much constant traffic that its battery physically bulges and bends the phone cover. Malware Causing Physical Damage The Android phone-wrecking Trojan malware, dubbed “Loapi”, was discovered by Kaspersky researchers. In tests, after running it for several days mining the […]

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Tech Tip – Get Microsoft Edge on Android

With the Microsoft Edge browser for Android you can Sync passwords, favourites, and exchange data between your PC and Android phone. Here’s how to set it up: Download the Microsoft Edge App e.g. from Google Play Store or get a download link from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/microsoft-edge-mobile Install the app. Open the app – if asked if you […]

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Tech Tip – Android: Have Two WhatsApp/Facebook/Twitter Accounts On The Same Device

From Lollipop you can create different user accounts e.g. if you want to keep social and professional separate, or if others use your device. You can, therefore, manage your different identities / accounts with WhatsApp / Facebook / Twitter on the same device. Here’s how: Set up a new user – go to Settings> Users> […]

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