What do you know about tech hacks? Have you ever wanted to improve the way you use a phone or laptop to make life that little bit easier?
We’re loving the hacks from Stockport based musicMagpie! Tech hacks are a super fun way to speed up your use of technology, curb your boredom and most of all – show off your newfound knowledge!
Find out Google’s secrets, get access to all the discount codes and discover music that’s never been played before (ever!) with our must-know tech hacks:
Proof your writing
Want to know if what you write makes sense? Paste it into Google Translate and click the speaker button to hear it spoken out loud.
Nearby Wikipedia tool
Want to discover new places in your local area? The Nearby Wikipedia Tool asks to access your location in order to pull up local attractions, buildings and so much more!
Search YouTube without going on the site
Simply type the URL for YouTube (youtube.com) and hit the tab button. You’ll then see another address bar appear under the main search tab – you can browse videos using this newly appeared search bar without going on the YouTube site!
Maybe you’re too lazy to use your mouse/scroller or want to quickly rewind a video. Fortunately, there are numerous ways you can make use of YouTube with a few simple keyboard shortcuts:
- Press “J” to rewinds 10 seconds
- Press “L” to fast-forward 10 seconds
- “F” puts you into full-screen
- “M” mutes the sound
- “Up” and “down” arrows turn the volume up and down respectively.
Find out how to this and much more at musicMagpie including:
Hide people without blocking them
Log out from social media remotely
Take a selfie with Apple headphones
Use your web browser as a calculator
Call someone back quickly