Category: Tutorial Tuesdays

Tutorial Tuesdays

HOW TO: Create Your Own Smartphone Tripod

Last week, we talked about a bunch of really cool smartphone accessories to up your photography game. This week, we’re diving deeper into one vital accessory that you can make yourself: the tripod. A tripod is traditionally a 3-legged platform on which a camera sits to keep steady. Using a tripod helps prevent blurry photos, and allows… Read More

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HOW TO: Enhance Your Phone With Useful Accessories

Hey, Tappers! Recently, many of our Tutorial Tuesday posts have focused on apps, apps, and more apps. That’s because it’s not just about having a high-tech phone anymore — it’s about utilizing your phone to the best of its many, many abilities. While we’ve mostly been dealing with the internal functionalities of your phone, today we’re excited to chat… Read More

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HOW TO: Keep Your Phone Safe at the Beach

So…does anyone else nearly tear up at the thought of accomplishing an absolutely perfect beach day? And we really do mean perfect — a cooler of fresh, delectable snacks, ocean water that doesn’t freeze your insides, great company, a light breeze, and above all, a peaceful little escape from your daily grind. IT IS THE GREATEST. The only… Read More

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HOW TO: Add Character with Photo Filters

Do you ever find yourself thinking about the early days of photography? We’re not talking about the grainy photos you once snapped with your flip phones, or even the not-so-great ones you took with one of the first digital cameras you owned (which you insisted on taking with you to every single function imaginable, remember?).  No,… Read More

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HOW TO: Make Your Own GIFs with Giphy

GIF, which stands for Graphic Interchange Format, is an animated file type originally invented in the late 80s and catapulted into popularity in the mid-90s through the then-ubiquitous Dancing Baby. Remember this guy? The format allows for a short moving sequence to be played on loop and, if you’ve spent any time around internet forums,… Read More

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HOW TO: Take Your Snapchat Game to the Next Level

In last week’s tutorial, we introduced you to Gen Z’s favorite app, Snapchat, sharing the basic what, why and how of the app – but that only scratched the surface. Once you start sending snaps, you’re ready to dive into the rabbit hole of extra features that Snapchat has to offer, from animated lenses to location-based overlays, creating… Read More

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HOW TO: Snapchat Like You’re Generation Z

More so than most other apps we discuss here, Snapchat seems to have some definitively age-divisive characteristics. While most people under 25 seem to intuitively understand the app, some sort of dark magic instantaneously turns its functions and icons to gibberish as soon as that calendar ticks past someone’s quarter-century mark. Fear not though, Tappers…. Read More

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HOW TO: Dive into Photo Editing with Snapseed

As you’ve probably noticed from our past few tutorials, in the world of photo editing apps, there are many, many… many options to consider. How do you narrow it down? Prettiest app icon? Highest reviews? Highest review rate in ratio to the number of reviewers…? Hmm. Maybe you read the Top 100 Photo Editing Apps in All… Read More

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HOW TO: Make Memes Out of Your Fave Photos

From Grumpy Cat to Condescending Willy Wonka, Baby Godfather to Doge, memes are all over the internet. But what are they, exactly? And where do they come from? A meme is a “cultural element” – in this case, a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. – that is passed around and spread rapidly on the internet. When a funny… Read More

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