What is Spotify Blend? Bogdan Petrovan / Android Authority Spotify Blend is a fun way to share music with others and discover which artists and songs your friends and family listen to. Basically, it creates a shared playlist of your and another user’s favorite songs. It even comes with a “taste match” rating to compare how similar or unique your tastes are. The … [Read more...] about Spotify Blend: How to use it to blend your music with friends
Have you ever wondered what “renewing a Wi-Fi lease” does on your device? It might sound like you’re renewing your plan with your internet service provider, but that’s not the case. So what is it really doing? Let’s find out. What Does It Mean to Renew Your Wi-Fi Lease? Before you can understand what a Wi-Fi lease is, you need to learn about your router’s DHCP (Dynamic Host … [Read more...] about What Does “Renew Your Wi-Fi Lease” Mean, and Should You Do It?
Earlier this year, the Android 12L update added exclusive features to tablets and foldables. But because the new Android 13 update builds on Android 12L, you can now unlock some tablet-specific features on your Pixel phone. And that includes the new Android taskbar. The Android taskbar gives you instant access to your most-used apps, regardless of what you’re doing on your … [Read more...] about You Can Force the Android 13 Taskbar on Your Pixel Phone
Your iPhone has lock screen widgets that give you quick access to information regarding your schedule, the weather, and more. You can even tie these widgets to specific Focus Modes so that different widgets appear (or disappear) depending on what you’re doing. These were added in iOS 16. Using the Lock Screen Gallery Tap and hold your lock screen to show the lock screen … [Read more...] about How to Put Widgets on Your iPhone Lock Screen
Android 13 is making the rounds everywhere now. If you have a recent-ish Google Pixel smartphone, you should already have your taste of the latest iteration of Android. This update to Android may be considered incremental in nature, but that in no way diminishes the improvements it brings to the table. Nonetheless, unless you have a supported Google Pixel device or one of the … [Read more...] about Android 13 Custom ROM List: Unofficially update your Android smartphone!
If you’re curious about who’s checking out your TikTok videos, you can check directly from your profile. It’s an easy way to tell who is most closely following your content, but it can also be useful for tracking down troublesome trolls. This is a relatively new feature, so you might have to enable it before you can utilize this tool. Unfortunately, you can only see who … [Read more...] about How to See Who Viewed Your TikTok Profile and Videos
Amazon keeps track of all your orders and lists them on the Your Orders history page. From here, you can reference your purchases, return items, leave feedback, and more. However, there are situations when you might want to hide some orders from this area. For example, you may not want your spouse to see the gift you have ordered for them. Or you may like to prevent … [Read more...] about How to hide an Amazon order from your purchase history
Apple launched the iPhone 14 series models at its Far Out event last week. The company launched the iPhone 14, the iPhone 14 Plus, the iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max, all of which will come with Apple’s newest mobile operating system, that is, iOS 16. iOS 16 brings several new features to the iPhones. For instance, iPhone users can now customise their lock screen by … [Read more...] about Apple iOS 16 starts rolling out today: Check if your iPhone is eligible for the update