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Fortnite Mobile: How to download Fortnite for iOS and Android

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If you're looking for a fun gaming fix on the go, why not Fortnite for mobile?
The Epic Games Battle Royale shooter has been available on both iOS and Android devices since 2018. It has transferred the popular game to a wide range of pocket-sized smartphones and tablets.
Getting Fortnite on the phone was a breeze. Fortnite Battle Royale's runaway success, with 100 players appearing as the last fighters on an island map, has already been very successful on Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
Fortunately, Fortnite's cartoon art style can also be easily scaled down to smartphone screens that have never been as competitive as online games - with a goal support option for Fortnite cellphone gamers who mourn the loss of detail at this smaller size.
So Fortnite Mobile is a real thing, and if you're reading this, it's because you want to jump right into the Epic Games mobile game. To that end, we've put together a step-by-step guide to starting your Fortnite mobil…

Fortnite Mobile: How to download Fortnite for iOS and Android

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If you're looking for a fun gaming fix on the go, why not Fortnite for mobile?
The Epic Games Battle Royale shooter has been available on both iOS and Android devices since 2018. It has transferred the popular game to a wide range of pocket-sized smartphones and tablets.
Getting Fortnite on the phone was a breeze. Fortnite Battle Royale's runaway success, with 100 players appearing as the last fighters on an island map, has already been very successful on Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
Fortunately, Fortnite's cartoon art style can also be easily scaled down to smartphone screens that have never been as competitive as online games - with a goal support option for Fortnite cellphone gamers who mourn the loss of detail at this smaller size.
So Fortnite Mobile is a real thing, and if you're reading this, it's because you want to jump right into the Epic Games mobile game. To that end, we've put together a step-by-step guide to starting your Fortnite mobil…

Here's how to deregister your phone number from Google's RCS Chat

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You can now easily deregister your phone number even when you do not have your previous device with you.What you need to knowGoogle has finally made it easier for users to deregister their phone numbers from its RCS chat system.Users can now deregister their phone number and disable RCS chat features with an online form.The new system hasn't been formally announced by Google yet.Google has quietly rolled out a new system to help users turn RCS chat features off on their previous phone when switching platforms. The new system happens to be nearly identical to that used by Apple, allowing users to deregister their phone number using an online form. Google's new solution was first spotted by a user on Reddit.When you switch from an Android phone supporting Google's RCS chat service to an unsupported phone, it is recommended that you turn off RCS on your previous Android device to avoid issues such as missing text messages.If you do not have your previous device with you, all …

How to open and edit photos on a Chromebook

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One of the many, many myths around Chromebooks is that you can't edit photos on them, which is just patently untrue because I edit 95% of the photos I use for my articles on Chrome OS. Just because the full-featured and full-priced Adobe Photoshop doesn't live on Chromebooks yet doesn't mean that you can't do simple tweaks or advance photo editing here. There's a basic photo editor built right into the Gallery app on every Chromebook, and among the myriad of photo editors out there, Google Photos' web editor can do a lot more than you'd think.How to edit photos in the Gallery appThe Gallery app is one of the pre-loaded apps on a Chromebook, and while most of us just use it to see which screenshot is which in our folder — oh, that's just me? Okay, then — it does in fact have an editing mode that you can use to do the following actions:Crop an imageResize an imageAdjust the brightness/contrast of an imageRotate an imageBy default, the Gallery app is opene…

How to use an Echo Show with Ring's Doorbell to see who's at the door

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Source: Android CentralThe Ring Doorbell and Amazon's Echo Show are a match made in heaven. The Ring Doorbell offers a smart doorbell experience that'll let you know exactly who's at the door without having actually to answer it. You can then use that cross-functionality to manage visitors by viewing them through the Ring Doorbell's camera and communicating with them using the Show's microphone. Thanks to Amazon Alexa, you don't even have to use your hands.How to connect your Ring Doorbell with Amazon Echo ShowConnecting your Ring Doorbell with your Amazon Echo Show is easy. It'll just involve adding the Ring Alexa skill through the Amazon Alexa smartphone app. Here's how:Open the Amazon Alexa app.Tap the three lines in the upper left-hand corner of the app to open the side menu.Tap Skills & Games.Source: Jeramy Johnson / Android CentralOn this screen, tap the search button in the upper right-hand corner.Type "Ring" and hit the search butt…

How to fix performance problems on your Samsung Galaxy S or Note phone

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Samsung's phones are powerful, but no phone is going to perfectly perform in all situations. As your Samsung phone starts to get old, a couple years in with new features and apps, you may start to see slowdowns. If your Galaxy S or Galaxy Note is slowing down from time to time, there are lots of things you can do to fix it — here are our top tips.Restarting is the first stepSometimes we get so focused on trying to fix a slowdown that we forget about the most basic thing ever: restarting the phone. Yes, it stinks to hear "did you turn it off and back on again?" when you feel like you've already tried things, but this is something you have to do as the first step of your performance issue troubleshooting.Software and apps are supposed to behave themselves, but sometimes they don't — and a simple restart is all it takes. Alternatively, even if you have to continue looking at different ways to fix your problem, restarting and getting a cleaner slate to start with is …

It takes a bit of tinkering, but you can force dark mode in the Fitbit app

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I know it's the hot design trend right now, but I'll admit it: I'm a big fan of dark mode. It's not that I dislike the traditional white backgrounds of Android and its respective apps, but I personally find the black (or near-black) background easier on my eyes, and it makes other design elements less jarring. Many Android OEMs have offered some kind of dark mode for system apps for years, and various developers have allowed it at the app level as well, but it wasn't really a system-wide setting until Android 10. Most apps that I've seen have updated or adapted to respect this theme preference, but one stubborn holdout is my beloved Fitbit app. I'll show you how you can force Fitbit to follow your dark theme preferences.Products used in this guideFavorite Fitbit: Fitbit Versa 2Bright no more: Fitbit app (Free at Google Play)How to force dark mode in the Fitbit appNote: Special thanks to Reddit user musicymakery for posting their experience doing this in the…