Gadget hacks. Instant hacks. Technology. Whatever you want to call them, we’ve got ’em! This week, we’re bringing you some of the best hacks for your gadgets – no waiting required! Whether you need to fix a broken phone or just want to make your computer work a little better, we’ve got you covered. So without further ado, let’s get started!
1. Speed up the growing season in iPhone and Android farming games
One of the most frustrating things about farming games is how long it takes for your crops to grow. If you’re impatient like us, then this hack is for you! By changing the date and time on your phone, you can make your crops grow faster than usual. Just be sure to change it back when you’re done, or you’ll end up with some very confused plants!
2. Google+ photo tricks – import your photos from Facebook
We all know that Google+ is the new hotness when it comes to social networking. But did you know that you can actually import all of your photos from Facebook into Google+? That’s right, no more manually uploading each and every one of your pictures! All you need is a little know-how, and we’ve got the perfect tutorial to show you how it’s done.
3. Find your lost Android phone without tracking software
Find your lost Android phone without tracking software: If you’ve ever lost your phone, you know the sinking feeling that comes with it. Your whole life is on that little device, and if it’s not in your pocket, you’re probably panicking. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to try and find it. First, check your usual spots. If you don’t see it there, try calling it from another phone. If that doesn’t work, log into your Google account from a computer and check the Android Device Manager to see if your phone is showing up there. If it is, you can use the ADM to make your phone ring so you can find it, even if it’s on silent.
4. Hack your Kinect and play Kung Fu Tetris
First up, we’ve got a hack for your broken phone. If your phone’s screen is cracked or otherwise damaged, you can use a piece of clear tape to fix it! Just put the tape over the damage and you’re good to go. This won’t work for major damage, but it’s a quick and easy way to fix a cracked screen.
Next, we’ve got a hack for your computer. If you’re sick of waiting for your computer to start up, there’s a way to speed things up. Just go to your System Preferences and click on “Login Items.” From there, you can add or remove items from your startup list. This way, you can get rid of anything that’s slowing down your computer.
5. Surf Spotify from your web browser
If you’re a fan of streaming music, you’ve probably noticed that Spotify is not available in every country. However, there is a way to access it from anywhere in the world – all you need is a VPN! Just connect to a server in a country where Spotify is available, and you’ll be able to listen to all your favorite tunes.
6. Set your iPad to self-destruct
This may not be the most useful hack on our list, but it’s definitely the coolest. With a few simple steps, you can turn your iPad into a time bomb that will self-destruct after a certain amount of time.