If you are a regular gadget user, you may feel like your tech know-how is just fine. You might be surprised to find how much of everyday technology you’re actually using wrong.

We are creatures of habit and once we get used to doing things in a certain way, it’s hard to change. The same principle applies to technology as well. For every tool and platform, new shortcuts get discovered daily to make tasks more efficient and less time consuming. This video from Buzzfeed shows how we could be using everyday technology the wrong way and how to change it.

From identifying dead batteries without testing to controlling video playback with arrow keys, it’s all covered in this video.

With the cable trick, I sure am going to be shooting a lot of selfies. Which of these are you going to try?

 

Featured photo credit: BuzzFeed via goo.gl

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