Daily Archives: June 20, 2019

Android Oreo: 18 advanced tips and tricks

Turn your productivity up a notch with these next-level tips for Google’s Android Oreo (8.0 and 8.1) software

Google’s Android Oreo release is full of fresh flavor for your phone, but some of its most useful options are out of sight and easily overlooked.

Whether you’ve had Oreo for months or are just now getting a taste — like owners of Samsung’s Galaxy S8, whose Android 8.0 rollout is at long last kicking off as we speak — now’s a fine time to learn something new about what your device’s software can do. (And if you’re among the many still waiting and hoping your phone’s manufacturer gets its act together soon, hey, you can always save this page for future reference.)

16 time-saving Android shortcuts

How to Give your mobile productivity a boost with these easy-to-master Android shortcuts

When it comes to modern technology, every second counts.

It may sound silly, but it’s true: A second is the difference between an interaction on your phone feeling instantaneous and feeling just a touch too slow. And particularly with how frequently we tend to repeat common mobile tech tasks — switching apps, opening menus, firing up our cameras and so on — all of those seconds can add up fast.

The good news: Android has no shortage of hidden shortcuts that can help you save time and get stuff done more efficiently. All you have to do is learn how to use ’em.

How to Search Like a Professional

The internet is big, really, really big.  And it keeps growing bigger every day.  If you want to search it effectively you’re going to need to develop a couple of tricks to help you narrow the search.  Here’s a few real easy ones to integrate into your next search:

Using +, – and “ “ (quotes)
to narrow your searches: