By default, if your Android phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network, the Gmail app will automatically download attachments from recent emails so that you can later view them instantly. While this can be helpful, it may also affect other apps that require a fast connection. Fortunately, you can disable this feature.
Many users configure their browsers to remember passwords for frequently visited sites. This helps to avoid entering login information repeatedly. While this can be convenient, the passwords are often stored as plain text in the browser. This means anyone can see your passwords with just a few clicks. To better protect your accounts, you should [...]
Clearing the Google search box (or address box) history in Safari to prevent people from seeing your prior searches. This tutorial has been updated to show how to erase your Google history in Safari versions 5 and 6. I have also clarified some other questions that people frequently ask regarding Google search histories.
If you have a YouTube channel and you want your channel to reach as many viewers as possible, promoting it is an important task. While you may not be able to pay for ads, you can feature a specific channel or video across all your videos. Like an advertisement, you can drive more views and [...]
Besides the traditional method of deletion, Gmail for Android offers a quicker way to get rid of unwanted emails through a finger swipe command. However, it is not activated by default. This tutorial will guide you through all the necessary steps to enable it.
While most of the time, you want to narrow your search down and view only a few results for a particular search query. However, sometimes it becomes necessary to view quite a few results, especially if the topic matter is new to you and you aren’t sure how to narrow your search. By default, Google [...]
Google Checkout will send you notices about all canceled orders. This could potentially flood your inbox with unnecessary emails if you are selling apps or games in a crowded place such as the Google Play store. To prevent the inbox litter, you can choose to disable these cancel notifications.
Google has just announced and released Android 4.1, Jellybean to the developers. If your running a custom rom of it, you probably are very curious to take a look at and use Google Now. One nice features of Google Now is that you can get a quick glance and idea on how long it will take to commute home and/or to work. In order for this to work, we will have to setup our Home and Work locations in Google Maps.
Gmail allows users to organize emails into categories through the label feature. Labels can be accessed from the left side of the Gmail interface. While an effective way to keep your emails organized, too many visible labels make it harder to find the desired category. Additionally, Google+ places circles in Gmail which can be another [...]
One of the most powerful features of Google Calendar is the event notification system. Using these steps you can change if reminders are sent through email, SMS, or a pop-up message. You can also disable reminders if you wish.