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From helping to understand the difference between two phones to instructions on getting more from your devices, this section aims to educate. We cover everything from the most very basic stuff all the way up to more detailed and focused topics.

Android 11

11 new features added to Android 11 Developer Preview 2

Android 11 is the upcoming version of Google's mobile OS and it is all set to officially launch this May. Google released the first...
Android 11

Top 11 Android 11 new features and updates

Google officially released the first developer preview of Android 11, the upcoming version of Android on Wednesday, 19th February. This was an unexpected early...

Upgrading your phone? Do these things before selling the old one

If you're looking to sell your phone, you need to take a few steps to ensure peace of mind on both sides of the deal. We're here to help guide you.
Galaxy S20 ultra

Top 8 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra features and updates

Samsung officially launched the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, along with its other flagship devices including the S20, S20 Plus, and the foldable phone, Samsung...
schedule text message

How to schedule a text message on Android

In today's busy world communicating with someone is as simple as taking your smartphone and sending a short message. However, most of us with...

Here’s how to use RCS messaging on “most” Android phones

RCS is the evolution of SMS, but it's off to a slow start. Google has started with its own fix for next-gen chat features. Here's how to get it to work.

What age should children get their first phone?

Is there a particular age that parents should look to when considering giving their child its first phone? What factors determine when the time is right?

Android Auto missing on your phone? Here’s how to get it back

Google is slowly moving Android Auto to the background and even hiding it on some phones. Here's how to get to the Auto settings if you're having trouble.

What is an IMEI and how do I check it?

An IMEI is a unique way to identify your phone and there are a number of reasons you may need to use it. Here's what you need to know about the IMEI.

Google Play Points: Answers to your common questions

What are Google Play Points and how are they earned? What are the benefits? Here are answers to common questions surrounding the rewards program.

Why data speeds are slower on MVNO networks

MVNO networks allow for you to save money, but those savings come at a cost, and that cost is your data speed.

Selling a phone? Do these things first

Looking to pick up a new handset for yourself? What are you doing with the old one? Here are some tips and best practices for selling a phone.

How to snooze notifications in Android 10

Android excels at notifications with a rich interactive system. One hidden option is to temporarily snooze notifications and here's how to turn it on.

How to play PS4 games with your Android device using Remote Play

Here's how you can get started with Remote Play to enjoy your PlayStation 4 games on your Android devices.

Where to buy the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

Want the brand new Google Pixel 4 or Pixel 4 XL? Click here to learn the pricing information, availability and more for the flagship phones.

CREDO Mobile Buyer’s Guide

Not only does CREDO Mobile provide affordable rate plans that use Verizon's network, but it also donates a percentage of its revenue to progressive causes.
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