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How to play the Chrome Dinosaur game

We’ve all experienced it at some point, the dreaded “lost connection” error but now Google has decided to turn a negative situation into a positive one with their lost connection Dino game. How to play the game It’s very simple: wait for your connection to drop and the game will automatically boot on the Google homepage. But waiting for a dropped connection is not always practical especially if you want to play right now. So, there are two ways to access the game: 1. Disconnect your laptop/phone/computer from the internet, either by putting it on airplane mode or manually disconnecting …

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How to use Spotify Party Mode

Have a party by yourself with Spotify Group Sessions Have you ever been torn between staying in or partying? Well now , with Spotify’s new Group Session, you can have a party from the comfort of your own bed. The Informally dubbed “Party Mode” allows two or more Spotify premium users to share control over the music and collaborate on a playlist for the group. This feature is a welcome addition given the current global crisis that has seen more and more people increasingly isolated. Now friends, can work, play and dance together with their collaborative playlist. How to use …

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Does The Huawei P40 Have Google Play Services In Ireland?

The Huawei P40 has no Google apps Due to the company’s on going spat with the US government, Huawei phones currently do not have access to Google Play Services. This means no Google maps, no Youtube and no Gmail or Chrome. This is no small Hurdle for the Chinese tech giant to overcome as most people have come to rely on these apps in some capacity throughout their daily lives. Should you avoid the P40? So, without the Google Play, is the P40 a bad investment? Not necessarily, Huawei is working diligently to stock it’s own App gallery with the …

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Does the iPhone 12 come with AirPods?

Rumour has it that the iPhone 12 will not include Apple’s much coveted AirPods. Apple has decided to curtail the accessories offers with the latest iteration of it’s popular smartphone and this includes the headphones. Apple has offered some form of earphones with the iPhone since its first release back in 2007. This move seems like a thinly veiled attempt to push people into buying their excesively expensive AirPods seperatley. So, this means users may now have to shell out another $20 for the privelage of wireless music streaming with your iPhone 12 Of course there are other, cheaper options …

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Galaxy S10 Flickering Screen Issue

Galaxy Note 20 Release Date: It May Be Sooner Than You Think

Troubleshoot Samsung Galaxy S10 flickering screen issue Samsung has recently kept the world on tenterhooks teasing both its next-gen Galaxy phones and they look like surprisingly big upgrades on the Galaxy S20 series. And best of all, we now know you won’t have to wait long to get your hands on them. Thanks to the ever-reliable TechCrunch, sources within have revealed that Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 20 line-up on August 5, which is the earliest release in the range’s history. And to top it off, the Galaxy fold 2 will be announced alongside it. This is genuinely surprising …

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Galaxy S10 Flickering Screen Issue

How to fix Galaxy S10 flickering screen issue

Troubleshoot Samsung Galaxy S10 flickering screen issue A common issue on Samsung’s Galaxy S10 is a flickering screen.  Flickering screen problems are typically caused by bad hardware but can also be a result of software glitches or app conflicts.  First step is to diagnose whether the fault is a software or hardware issue.  Reboot the phone The oldest trick in the book but often the most effective.  If the problem has occured with no damage to the handset, then a software bug is a likely cause.  Such bugs usually go away after restarting the device.  We recommend a “battery pull” …

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Upcoming Apple Tech for 2020

Apples 2020 line-up We’re just coming off the back of Apple’s latest smartphone launch and already we’re looking to the future. Alpha Smart Phones have already released their “rumour catalogue” for the apple 2020 line-up. Although not expected until September 2020, there are already multiple rumors about the upcoming devices. If Apple continues in a similar vein for it’s naming scheme, we’re expecting to the phones to be called the iPhone 12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. Apparently the 2020 models will finally get a much needed design overhaul  – the last major one occurring back in 2017. We’re …

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Excel Drop Down Cells

How to add a drop-down list to an Excel cell

Excel drop-down lists are an excellent method for data entry. Keep your worksheets professional and tidy with Excels handy list feature. In many online surveys and polls, it can be useful to limit the users choice for a selection with a drop-down list.  This feature can also be used in excel but the process can be a little tricky if you’re not an excel whiz. To create your drop-down list in excel, we will be using the data validation feature. You only need two things to begin: your list and the cell you that will contain the dropdown. The following …

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Samsung SSD Takes Another Leap in Speed

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