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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.

How to use Google Maps offline

If you're headed somewhere new or have a spotty cell connection where you live then you'll want to check out our guide on how to use Google Maps offline and make sure you never get lost again.

How to remap the Bixby button on your Samsung phone

Samsung finally added customization to the Bixby button, check out our guide to learn how to remap it.

Nine tips to improve battery life on your smartwatch

If you've ever struggled to make it through the day with your smartwatch or you're just looking to extend the battery life, check out these nine helpful tips.

How to set a music alarm with Google Home or a Google Assistant speaker

Waking up isn't easy but it can at least be more fun with your favorite songs. Check out how to set up a music alarm with your Google Home or Google Assistant speaker with this guide.

Top things to do when setting up a Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a powerful flagship device with many awesome features. We've compiled a small list of settings and tweaks you may need to know.

First five things to do with your Samsung Galaxy Watch

Recently purchase a Samsung Galaxy Watch? We have the top 5 things you should setup day one.

How to take a screenshot of your Wear OS watch

If you've ever wanted to take a screenshot on your Wear OS watch you might have realized it's not as simple as it is on your phone. Don't worry as we're here to help.

What are Android instant apps and how do you use them?

Have you ever wanted to try an app without actually installing it? If so then instant apps are exactly what you've been searching for.

What’s the difference between Google Pay and Samsung Pay?

Mobile payments are all the rage. Every company seems to have one, but what really is the difference between Google Pay and Samsung Pay?

Optical versus ultrasonic: The difference between in-display fingerprint scanners

There are two emerging technologies with in-display fingerprint scanners: optical and ultrasonic. What are the benefits and drawbacks of each?

How to make your Google Home devices sound better

In case you weren't aware, the Google Home speakers have an equalizer hidden in the settings and in this article we're going to show you how to access it.

How to hide Android lock screen notifications

Want to add some privacy to your Android lock screen and limit your notifications? Let us show you how to hide sensitive material to prying eyes.
Android Go Apps

What are Android Go apps?

Android Go apps are smaller lightweight apps found on phones running the Android Go operating system, but there is more to them than their minuscule size.

Color options for Samsung Galaxy S10 family

Wondering what the Samsung Galaxy S10 color options are for the specific models? Here's a quick and easy way of knowing which is available.

Confused by Galaxy S10 memory and storage options? Here’s a chart!

You're not the only one who doesn't understand the various memory and storage options available in the Galaxy S10 line. Maybe this chart will help.
 
 

Opera bakes VPN into latest browser release

The Opera web browser has long been a user-minded company and today the company continues that tradition by adding a VPN free of charge.

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How to use Google Maps offline

If you're headed somewhere new or have a spotty cell connection where you live then you'll want to check out our guide on how to use Google Maps offline and make sure you never get lost again.
 
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