Tech Hacks (Useful everyday)
If your phone battery is really low and if you need it for later, do not turn your phone off. Instead, put it on Airplane mode. Turning it off and on wastes more battery life.
Storing batteries in freezer can double their lifespan
Futureme.org lets you send letters to yourself in the future
If you want to download a YouTube video, just add “ss” to the URL between www. and YouTube.
You can use Google as a timer by typing “Set yime (x) minutes”. X is the number of minutes in to the search bar.
If you have a Computer that blocks sites such as YouTube, Google Chrome’s Incognito mode will let you access them.
If you download a PDF file and has an EXE extension, delete the file immediately. Its a virus usually.
If you want to search information for School/Uni essays, do not use Google.com or Google.co.uk. Use scholar.google.com instead. You will find more relevant information right away!
A program called DeTune will transfer all of the songs from an iPod/iPhone and put them on your computer without syncing it.
Putting your phone on Airplane mode will stop ads while playing games on mobile.
If you want to buy cheap airline tickets online, use your browser’s incognito mode. Prices go u if you visit a site multiple time.
If you are at a hotel and run out of chargers, Look in the back of the TV. Most TV has a USB socket in the back or side.
If you lost an Adroid phone in your house or close by and its on Vibrate, you can find it by going to Google Play>Android device manager>Ring
If you accidentally closed a tab, ctrl+shift+t reopens it.
Zahin is a Technical Architect specialises in End User Compute. He specialises in SCCM, Intune, Azure AD, Windows 10 and other Windows platforms.