How to make the most of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus camera: tips & tricks

The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have some of the most advanced cameras put in a phone, but if you are a photography or videography enthusiast who wants to make the best of them, you will probably see the built-in camera app as lacking in terms of options and settings.

With the help of a few apps, you can use the iPhone 8 like a pro

In this article, we round up a few useful tips, tricks and apps that will allow you to shoot better photos and videos on the iPhone 8/8+.


Galaxy Note 8 "Pro" mode camera tips & tricks: use RAW and manual controls to take gorgeous photos

In this day and age of mass automation and AI-driven experiences, it may seem counterintuitive to rely on manual camera controls on your brand new, shiny, bezel-less, smartphone. I mean, why even bother with adjusting so many variables when you can just point your phone at something, tap a button, and get an arguably good-looking result? Right? Well, there’s actually a good reason dabble in the mighty manual mode. In fact, let me tell you, using manual mode is just like shooting on full “Auto,” only a heck of a lot better!

Let’s take the Galaxy Note 8 for …

LG V30 tips and tricks

The LG V30 has just launched in the United States and it’s the company’s best looking and most powerful phone so far.
It comes with some neat functionalities that you may not know about, so that’s why we’ve outlined some of the basic tips and tricks that you can do to enjoy it a little bit more and make the most of its features.
Let’s waste no time and get started with…

KnockON: double tap the screen to turn it off or on

All recent LG phones come with this one trick built in: …

How to improve battery life on your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus: 10 tips and tricks (+1 bonus)

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already out and you may already have one in your hands. Congratulations on the new device! The new iPhones are not only incredibly powerful, thanks to the new Bionic chips, but are also the longest-lasting iPhones we’ve put through our battery life test.

10 and a half hours of screen on time for the large Plus variant and 8 and a half hours for the regular-sized iPhone 8 are absolutely nothing to snark at. In fact, these numbers will probably last the average user well enough and will keep power users grinning for most of the day.

But, …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: 20+ tips and tricks (video)

Samsung might not have made a huge evolutionary stride with the Galaxy Note 8, but that doesn’t take away from the handset’s excellence.

Purchasing one will get you a cutting-edge design, a massive 6.3-inch display, and some of the best hardware specs money can buy. Combine this with an advanced-dual camera composition and the new S-Pen stylus, and you get one of the most feature-packed handsets released to date.

Still, this plethora of functionalities can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re a first-time buyer. Thus, we’ve compiled a number of tricks …

5 tips and tricks to prepare your iPhone/iPad for the iOS 11 update

It’s iOS 11 update time, which means that your iPhone or iPad is about to receive a new coat of paing and a slew of useful new features and functionalities that will definitely change your user experience.
To make sure you run into zero problems when the moment comes and update your iPhone without any hiccups, we’ve compiled a list of a few things that you should take care of in order tо run into no issues!
1. Charge your phone

No one would initiate a major OS update with their …

How to use Apple's iPhone X: tips, tricks and a quick guide to all new gestures and shortcuts

The new $1,000 iPhone X is real and it’s official, and… it comes with no home button.
This is the future: an edge-to-edge, nearly bezel-less design that features a prominent cutout at the top, and an iPhone that is operated by gestures more than ever before.

So… how do you use the button-less new iPhone X?

There are a few main gestures that you need to learn in order to get started using an iPhone X. All of them are very intuitive and easy to learn, so it should only take a few moments to get used …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: tips and tricks

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a powerful big phone with a beautiful, 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display, a dual camera and an S Pen, along with a top-grade Snapdragon 835 system chip, but how do you make the most of it?
We have taken a deep dive in the Galaxy Note 8 to come up with some tips and tricks that will unleash its full potential.
The list of Galaxy Note 8 tips and tricks below includes shortcuts and time-savers for the Samsung Experience user interface (formerly TouchWiz), a few neat S Pen functionalities, a few …

Improve the battery life on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with these 17 tips and tricks

The Galaxy Note 8 is the hottest new Samsung super-phone in town. This handset is the latest representative of the company’s new design approach which emphasizes on keeping the displays big and bezels small. 
The results from this philosophy are quite impressive – the latest Note packs a massive 6.3-inch panel at the front which is easily one of the largest screens we’ve seen on a high-end smartphone to date. The majority of its specs and features are equally awe-inspiring: the powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset, …

How do I camera: Samsung releases its own video series with camera tips and tricks for the Galaxy S8

Some months ago, Apple launched a “How to shoot on iPhone 7” series of videos, which were supposedly meant to teach users how to achieve magic with the cameras on their brand-new iPhones. However, the tips were quite basic and the videos, albeit well-made, were something to the tune of “Open camera, tap the white circle, congratulations!”.

Still, exposure to features, which not every user might know off the bat is a good way to have consumers crave your device that much more. Which is probably why Samsung is well on track with its own “Galaxy S8 camera tips” series, which currently holds …