Android Recovery Mode

How To : Use recovery mode on the Sony PSP

Watch this video to learn how to use recovery mode on the PSP. Recovery mode allows you to go into the PSP and change settings you normally can not. Recovery mode requires a Custom firmware.

How To : Put an iPhone or iPod Touch into DFU Recovery Mode

Here's how to enter recovery mode on your iPhone or iPod touch the easy way. No need to press the sleep button and the home button at the same time for x amount of seconds, just turn your device off, if the device is frozen and can't be turned off normally just hold the above ...more

How To : Permanently Browse in Desktop Mode on Android

The majority of Android web browsers carry a "desktop mode" feature that makes mobile websites look like normal computer versions. Mobile versions are designed to work faster and more efficiently on smartphones, but sometimes the desktop version looks better on large displays ...more

How To : Enable Dark Mode in Android Messages

Recently, Google's Messages app has become an important cog in the Android ecosystem. That's because, for the time being, it's one of the only texting apps which supports RCS Universal Profile for iMessage-style conversations. Even better, Google just gave it a highly sought-a ...more

How To : Use the New Picture-in-Picture Mode in Android O

One of the biggest features of Android Oreo is a picture-in-picture mode that lets you watch videos in a floating window while you're using other apps. Honestly, it's fantastic and intuitive, but there are a few ground rules you'll need to learn to master the new feature. Cur ...more

How To : Get a True "Silent Mode" on Android Lollipop

The biggest complaint I hear about Android Lollipop is the fact that the new Priority Mode notification system has effectively killed off "Silent Mode." Sure, you can still put your phone on vibrate, but that's not truly silent. Selecting "None" as your notification mode isn't ...more

News : The 5 Best 'Car Mode' Apps for Android

In general, smartphones and cars don't mix—but this is mainly because you have to take your eyes off the road to poke around on your handheld gadget. In reality, the only difference between your smartphone and your car's FHWA-approved infotainment system is that the latter is ...more

How To : Enable Bedtime Mode on Your Android Device

Apple added a Bedtime Mode to its Screen Time tool for curbing smartphone distractions. Google's version of Screen Time, called Digital Wellbeing, actually predates Apple's, but a recent update is finally bringing in Bedtime Mode. The new Bedtime Mode is mostly a rebranding o ...more

How To : Enable Kids Mode on Any Android

Whether if it's to play games or watch Netflix or YouTube, children love using our smartphones and tablets. As an uncle of many, I don't mind my nieces and nephews using my gear, but I do mind them opening apps they have no business being in, like my photo gallery or messaging ...more

How To : Get the OnePlus 7 Pro's Zen Mode on Any Android

The OnePlus 7 Pro comes with a new Zen Mode feature to help increase your concentration and reduce distractions. It takes things a step further than Google's Digital Wellbeing by disabling your device and stopping sounds. But even if you don't have a OnePlus, you can now get t ...more

How To : Enable Dark Mode in Facebook's iOS & Android Apps

Dark mode is simply a way of life these days. Android led the night theme charge for years before Apple finally added system-wide Dark Mode support in iOS 13. With that, most major apps these days have some dark mode support. But there's one holdout that makes browsing your va ...more

News : Night Mode Is Coming to Android!

For years, users have been clamoring for a "dark mode" theme in Android, but it has always seemed like Google is so committed to the white motif from their web services that such an option would never become a reality. But in a stunning turn of events, Google is finally embrac ...more

How To : Enable Dark Mode in Chrome for Android & iOS

Dark themes are all the rage these days, and both Android and iOS have system-wide versions. Many big-name apps and device manufacturers have already jumped on board the night train, and Google Chrome is no different. But the Chrome mobile browser offers various ways to enable ...more

How To : Enable Dark Mode on Your OnePlus with Android 10

OnePlus often introduces unique features that receive praise from the smartphone community. But they can sometimes change things up and confuse their users as well. Take dark mode, for example, which became a huge hit thanks to Android 10. Both Google and Samsung offer their d ...more

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