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Steve Costello

How to Fix Bluetooth Pairing Problems


This post title is self-explanatory. I recently switched cell phone carriers and got new phones since then I have had intermittent problems connecting to some Bluetooth devices. I think you will find that this is a useful post to keep handy if you have Bluetooth problems too.

5 Reasons Why You Don’t Need To Upgrade Smartphones Every Year


Do you think you need to upgrade your smartphone every year? If this is the case, check out this post, which just might get you to change your mind.

How To Increase Flashlight Brightness In Android In 30 Seconds


I did not know this was even possible until I read this post. Now my Galaxy s21 flashlight is much brighter. (Note: Other android phones may not allow you to change flashlight settings. For those phones, you might need a flashlight app to get a brighter flashlight.)

Always Cary An HDMI Cord When You Travel


We are in the midst of the summer travel season so this is a timely article. I know from experience that it is not always an option to screencast while traveling. This post gives a solution to that problem.

Guard Your Digital Rolodex


This post is a good reminder to keep your digital information to yourself. The post explains how easy it is to find out a lot of information about you just by phone number usage.

What If I Forget My Passwords If I Use Two-Factor Authentication?


I have spoken to some people who are afraid of using two-factor authentication for fear of forgetting their passwords. Leo Notenboom explains that your passwords are separate from two-factor authentication and what you need to do.


This work by Steve Costello is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. As long as you attribute this article, you can use it in part, or whole, for your newsletter, website, or blog.


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