Tag Archives: android

Samsung Care large charge [SOLVED]

Everything is going according to plan but they DO put a large hold on your credit card ($990 in my case) and if you do not send in your old device within the allotted timeframe they will charge that full amount! So, please make sure you send in your old device! βœ…βœ… PS Here’s a fun reddit post where a user received an upgraded Fold 5 to replace their broken Fold 4:

How to re-enable Hey Google on OnePlus 8 Pro [SOLVED]

If your Google assistant no longer responds to the “Hey Google” wake command, give this a try: Open the “Google” app on your OnePlus phone At the bottom of the “Google” app, click the 3-dots “… More” and select “Settings” Select “Google Assistant” Select “Voice Match” Toggle the “Hey Google” slider to “On” Exit out of the app and voila, your phone should answer to “Hey Google” again! I hope this helps πŸ‘πŸ˜‰

Google Photos crashes when saving edits on Samsung Note 10 (S10, S9, S8) [SOLVED]

Recently my wife unable to save photos after editing them in Google Photos. Specifically, the Google Photos app would crash immediately upon trying to save edits and this issue was occurring on a Samsung Note 10+. Checking with some friends, they were having similar issues on their S10 phones. After trying a number of adjustments (restarting, clearing cache, clearing data) I finally realized that the issue was due to motion photos. Specifically, during a recent software update, it seems that

Gcam for Nokia 9 PureView [WORKING!] (Night Sight, Portrait mode, HDR+)

The Nokia 9 PureView has a rather complex camera arrangement that produces excellent results. However, Google Pixel Camera app (or Gcam as it is sometimes referred to) still has its advantages. Mainly, superb low light performance and a punchier looking image without additional processing. Thankfully, there are a number of helpful modders out there who produce Gcam APKs that work with many modern phones. The Nokia 9 PureView is no exception! I tried a ton of APKs: So far, the

Essential preorder phones are now ready to ship

Just got an email that @essential phones are ready to ship! #essential Great news, your phone has been built! We now just need your payment details and we will ship within 7 days. If you would like to change the items in your reservation prior to checking out, please contact our support team at support@essential.com. If you reserved an Essential 360 Camera, you will receive a separate email as soon as it’s ready to be shipped. Your Essential Phone is

Subtitles in VLC on Android TV [SOLVED]

Until today, I have always had trouble with .SRT subtitles when watching videos on my Android TV device (the awesome NVIDIA Shield TV). The subtitle option was always greyed out and there was no way to load subtitles (even if they had the same filenames etc.) πŸ™ The issue appears to be related to watching videos over SAMBA and launching VLC via an app like ES File Explorer. In those instance VLC will not be able to locate the subtitles…. Thankfully, there is a