Kevin Arrows

Hi! I'm Kevin. Thank you for reading the article above. I am a certified MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) with over 10 years of experience. I love to address tech issues, and write tech how-to's in a way that it can be followed by everyone.

How to Preserve Your Phone’s Battery While Playing Pokémon GO

Even a few hours spent playing Pokémon GO will make you realize just how much the game chips away at your phone’s battery, even when played for a small amount of time. Pokémon GO – an augmented reality game from Niantic and The Pokémon Company that enables players to go …

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How to Get Pikachu as Your Starter Pokémon in Pokémon GO

Seeing as though Pokémon GO, at least for now, features the first generation of Pokémon, the three starters from Generation I – Charmander, Bulbasaur and Squirtle – are offered to Pokémon trainers when they begin their Pokémon journey. Trainers are required to catch one of the three starters in order …

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How to Play Pokémon GO If It Isn’t Available in Your Country Yet

Unless you’ve been living under a Golem for the past couple of weeks, you already know all about the wonder from heaven that is Pokémon GO. Well, in case you don’t, Pokémon GO is an augmented reality adventure game based on the Pokémon anime series that came out around 20 …

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Stardust in Pokémon GO

There are a lot of different resources – from Pokéballs to Potions and Revives – that Pokémon trainers need in order to progress through the notoriously popular augmented reality game that most of the world now knows about – Pokémon GO. However, Stardust is one of the two most important …

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How to Deal with the Frozen Pokéball Glitch in Pokémon GO

We’ve all been there – we threw a Pokéball at a Pokémon we wanted to catch, the Pokéball connected and sucked the Pokémon into it, the Pokéball fell to the ground and then… nothing. No wiggling, no messages on the screen, no flickering light in the Pokéball, just total stillness. …

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The Most Underrated Pokémon in Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO features all of the 151 Pokémon from the original season of the Pokémon anime, and there were quite a few powerful Pokémon from the franchise’s first generation. When strong Pokémon from Pokémon GO are talked about, names such as Charizard, Dragonite, Gyarados, Scyther, Blastoise, Venusaur and Aerodactyl often …

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The Strongest Pokémon in Pokémon GO

Becoming a Pokémon GO pro will require you to get hold of more than a few extremely strong Pokémon that are not only capable of claiming gyms in your name but are also capable of holding down the gyms you station them at for more than just a few hours. …

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Best Android Photo Apps 2017

The best photos on the internet do not always come from the highest DSLRs. There are tons of great snaps taken with a phone just like yours. But, how can you become a good phone photographer, and take great pictures? First, you must catch the right moment. But, the other …

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How to Enable Night Mode on Chrome OS

For some years now, Chromebook owners have been requesting the Chrome OS team to add a ‘Night mode’ feature in the operating system to make the screen easier on their eyes. This little feature, now available on a lot of smartphones, adds a tint to the screen in order to …

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How to Change the Template of a Drive, Folder, or Library in Windows 10

There’s nothing wrong with being particular about how your Windows looks and behaves. You might have failed to noticed, but Windows 10 displays the content of some folders considerably different from other folders. In Windows 10, every folder is optimized for one of the following templates: Videos Pictures Music Documents …

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How to Use DISM to Repair Windows 10

If you’ve been using Windows for a long time, you might remember how often Windows Vista images became unserviceable in the past and needed to be repaired. Although the issue is not nearly as common on Windows 10, there are still occurrences, particularly when trying to use the System File …

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Fix: Google Widget Not Working

It’s not once that you’ve tried using a particular app or widget on your phone and it doesn’t work. This issue is common in many Android devices. It may be caused by an interference with other apps, simple updates made by developers, accumulation of cache data, or any other related …

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Fix: Kindle Fire stuck in fastboot

The Amazon Kindle Fire is no ordinary device. Since its first release, Amazon has sold more than a million devices to date. It packs an incredible dual-core 1GHz processor and a friendly User Interface on a 7-inch screen. These features and many more make it a performer when compared to …

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What happened to faskpokemap?

FastPokeMap was probably the best Pokemon tracker ever. Its powerful ability to let players locate and find gen1 and gen2 Pokemon all over the world was a huge motivation to explore the outdoors while playing. Unfortunately, in early February 2017, Nintendo and Niantic came up with new security and safety …

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Easy Way to Turn Your Android Into an Old School NES Gaming Device

Do you ever feel nostalgia for the long-lost days with your friends, playing Mario Bros and Contra on your Nintendo? Today I will turn back time and show you how can you experience the same feelings. OK, maybe I won’t turn back time, but I will show you how can …

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How to Theme Your Android Using Nova Launcher

The biggest benefit using an Android device in today’s world, without a doubt, is customization. It allows you to adjust your phone to your needs and make it personal. However, customizing your android can be quite complicated because every day new customization apps come out and the choice is getting …

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How to install cURL and OpenSSL on Android

cURL is a popular command-line tool for transferring data between servers, which in a nutshell means it’s a very geeky way of downloading webpages and file links from inside a command terminal. For average users this may sound completely wonky and unnecessary, but expert Linux admins should already be aware …

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How to Create a File in Linux

There are many reasons you might want to create a file on a quick and easy basis in Linux with as little playing around as possible. You might want to make a placeholder for something you plan to put in later on. Many programs require a single blank file present …

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How to Take Screenshots on Lubuntu 16.04 or Higher

If you’re used to using Microsoft Windows or some other different Linux distribution, then you might be confused when you attempt to take a screenshot on Lubuntu 16.04 or any of the versions that come out after it. Since 16.04 and 16.04.2 are long-term releases, you shouldn’t see any drastic …

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Fix: Failed to load steamui.dll

Steam is the number one stop for all PC gamers. We use it on at least a daily basis, if not hourly for some of us. Say something happened and you had to uninstall steam from your computer or better yet you got a new computer and you were about …

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Fix: Black Ops 3 has stopped working

Call of Duty is a hit video game played by gamers all around the world. Some CoD players and Battlefield 3 too with NVIDIA graphics card have experienced sporadic crashes while playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II.  As the current cause of the issue isn’t fully known, the issue …

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What is nvbackend.exe and How to Fix It?

If you have a NVIDIA graphics card installed on your system, you’ll notice processes and services like nvbackend.exe, Nvidia Streamer Service, nvcpl.exe, etc. These files are packages that come when you install your video card driver and they come with additional programs which are required to operate the card at …

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Fix: DHCP is not Enable for Wifi

It is expected that whenever you set up a wireless internet connection, your devices will be able to access the World Wide Web so long as you provide the correct password or the correct login information. However, in some cases, users complain the lack of internet access despite the Wi-Fi …

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How to Access Steam Screenshot Folder

In any steam game, you can click a hot key (default is F12) to snap a screenshot of the current in-game screen. You can publish this screenshot in your Steam profile or upload it on other social media forums. However, sometimes you may face the problem being unable to locate …

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Fix: Steam Disk Write Error

When installing or updating a steam game, the console displays an error message as follows: An error has occurred while installing [game title]. An error has occurred while updating [game title]. This is a very common error which occurs when steam is unable to perform complete installation or updating. There …

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