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Enable Grayscale Mode on your Pixel or nexus device – No Root Needed

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Sachin is an Editor at Bane Tech, where he loves exploring the latest in the Android/Google universe. When he's not buried in words, Sachin is a student at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK studying his first passion which is training to become a culinary arts Chef.
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Back in 2015 there was a trend with new smartphones, to provide a grayscale mode. It got activated on ultra-battery saving mode. Enabling the device to extend its battery life for another couple hours on 5% or less battery. Graphics chips in smartphones consume a lot less power while rendering content in black and white, […]

5 things to do on your Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

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Sachin is an Editor at Bane Tech, where he loves exploring the latest in the Android/Google universe. When he's not buried in words, Sachin is a student at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK studying his first passion which is training to become a culinary arts Chef.
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Iris Scanner Once you have setup your iris scanner on your Samsung Galaxy S8, it is a very quick and convenient way of unlocking your phone. To use the iris scanner you need to press the power button, then swipe to unlock and then you can use the iris scanner to unlock your phone. To […]

Top 6 Google Pixel Tips and Tricks

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Sachin is an Editor at Bane Tech, where he loves exploring the latest in the Android/Google universe. When he's not buried in words, Sachin is a student at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK studying his first passion which is training to become a culinary arts Chef.
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Notification light You may have realized, or you may have not, but the Google Pixel phone has an LED notification light. Google doesn’t make it easy to find though. It’s hidden behind the Settings > Device > Notifications menu. Use the toggle to activate it and it will then pulsate depending on the different applications. […]

5 ways to re-use your old smartphone

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Sachin is an Editor at Bane Tech, where he loves exploring the latest in the Android/Google universe. When he's not buried in words, Sachin is a student at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK studying his first passion which is training to become a culinary arts Chef.
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New technology is emerging all the time, with the yearly turnover of new smartphones and laptops on the rise. According to Pew Research Centre, 77% of all Americans have some sort of smartphone device. With all these devices around surely there should be some spares, right? You can either sell your device to the vastly […]

How to: Wipe your Android phone properly

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Sachin is an Editor at Bane Tech, where he loves exploring the latest in the Android/Google universe. When he's not buried in words, Sachin is a student at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK studying his first passion which is training to become a culinary arts Chef.
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So, it’s finally time to wipe your Android phone. It may be the old one at the back of the draw or one you bought recently and want a new phone. Or you might be giving it to a relative or a friend, either way, you are going to have you wipe your phone. The […]

How To Get Fingerprint Gestures On Any Android Phone

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With the new Pixel being released Google provided Pixel users with a custom launcher. The Pixel phones by Google were released with their own custom launcher called the Pixel Launcher. With the new phone Google built-in fingerprint gestures which are exclusive to this phone. The fingerprint gestures are for expanding notifications and quick settings. But […]