The ‘Internet’ Archives
Posted June 16, 2015 by

How Do I Set and Clear Default Apps on Android?

Set and Clear Default Apps on Android

Depending on your Android device, you could possibly have different applications that perform the same function. In some situations, you may find that you want to execute a certain command automatically using a specific application (e.g., opening the message application). There will also be times when you want to choose a specific app for opening […]

Category Android

Posted June 15, 2015 by

How Do I Set an SD Card as the Default Media Storage on My Firefox OS Device?

Use SD Card as Storage for Media Files on Firefox OS

By default, the internal memory of your Firefox OS device is used for storing your multimedia files. All photos and videos taken on your cell phone will be automatically saved on your device’s internal ROM. This may not seem like a problem at first, but later on, you will find yourself running out of valuable […]

Posted June 10, 2015 by

How Do I Adjust and Control Screen Brightness on My Firefox OS Device?

Adjust Brightness on Firefox OS

The screen of almost all devices (Android, iOS, Firefox OS, and other touch-screen gadgets) uses up a huge chunk of the battery’s power. Generally, the larger and brighter the screen is, the more battery life it consumes. A brighter screen allows you to use the phone easily, even under high ambient lighting conditions such as […]

Category Mozilla Firefox

Posted May 21, 2015 by

How Do I Reject Calls Using the Heart Rate Monitor on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

Reject and Send Auto-Reply SMS Using Heart Rate Monitor on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Here’s the scenario. You are in an important meeting. You do not want to pick up your phone so as not to distract anyone from the meeting. However, you are expecting a call from someone, and you do not want the person to feel ignored. What should you do? If you are using a Samsung […]

Category Android

Posted April 28, 2015 by

Microsoft: Enable Two-Factor Authentication

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Enabling two-factor authentication (also known as two-step verification) protects your Microsoft account from hackers. If your password is stolen, the hacker will not be able to log in to your account because Microsoft will require a code generated by your cell phone to log in. Read on to learn how to make your account more […]

Category Android

Posted April 23, 2015 by

Download and Delete Your Google Search History

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Here is why you should think twice before you log in to Google Chrome or use Gmail.  If you do either of those, then Google can associate your search history with your name. If you do not, Google can still track you, but it might not always be able to associate your name and email […]

Category Google

Posted April 17, 2015 by

How to Use Microsoft OneDrive

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Microsoft OneDrive gives you 1 TB of storage free (i.e., 1,000 GB). That is 200 times what Apple iCloud (5 GB) and 65 times what Google Drive (15 GB) give you for free. After that, you have to pay for additional storage.  To take advantage of OneDrive’s storage space, just create a free Microsoft account at https://onedrive.live.com/.

Posted April 13, 2015 by

How to Create a Resume from LinkedIn

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If someone asks me for a resume these days, I think, “What’s wrong with these people?” Who uses a resume anymore? Today, people keep their curriculum vitae (CV) on the internet. The great majority of these are on LinkedIn. Read on to find out how to create yours.

Category LinkedIn

Posted April 12, 2015 by

Disable Hardware Acceleration in Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer

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While browsing the web with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, many users have experienced latency issues and have complained about videos and web pages loading slowly. The best solution to this problem is to disable the hardware acceleration setting which is available in the three major browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome.

Posted April 10, 2015 by

How to Recover Manually from OneDrive Sync Errors

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In certain situations, you might find that you need to recover manually from OneDrive sync errors with Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.  In another shorter post, I explain how to use the Microsoft Office Upload Center tool to view and diagnose sync issues, since that is normally how you are supposed to do it. However, these […]