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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.

Download and install Google Play Services 6.1.11 with Google Fit [APK Download]

The latest version of Google Play Services has been released, bringing it to version 6.1.11, and although it includes features users probably won't notice...

Three weeks later: Pokemon Go friends, gifts, and trading

Niantic changes the game by introducing Pokemon Go trading, friends, and gift features. Here's what you need to know about the new mechanics and options.

Here is how to get your WhatsApp voice calling enabled

For those who have been eagerly waiting for WhatsApp's voice calling feature, we have a good news! They no longer need to wait for invites by...

The best Google Play Store tips and tricks for Android users

Have you ever used these Google Play Store tips before? If not, it's time you give them a try on your Android smartphone or tablet.

How to stream audio to multiple rooms through Google Home

If you own a variety of Google Home devices and/or Chromecast audio devices, you owe it to yourself to pair them all together for a full-on house party. We'll show you how to stream audio to multiple rooms.

When and where to buy: Moto Z Play

Announced this summer, the Moto Z Play is the latest addition to Motorola's Moto Z lineup. As the most affordable of the Z series, it gives...

Tip: Use Nova Launcher to Access Google Now

Although most devices are now moving to the onscreen navigation keys there are still some devices which rely on hardware keys. Take the Samsung...

Optimize your lockscreen with Cover (Monday Makeover)

There is a plethora of apps out there that allow you to customize just about every single thing on your android smartphone without even...

How to set your favorite song as alarm on your Android phone

Stop waking up to that stupid annoying sound and use your favorite jam instead. Here's how to do it.

Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.0.38 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store was only just recently updated to bring more Material Design aspects to the app, and now we see the version...
Picture in Picture mode

How to get Android 8.0 Oreo’s Picture-in-Picture mode on any Android

Give your current Android one of the coolest features from 8.0 Oreo!

What is the SoC?, Clock speeds

Welcome to the School of Android 501. Here, we will cover hardware related topics to help readers understand the components that go into smartphones and...

11 things you need to know about Google Play Family Library

Announced on July 27, Google Play Family Library lets users share content purchased in Google Play with others. Similar to the Family Plan sharing...

Smartphone glass types compared (Updated 08/2018)

Gorilla Glass. 2.5D. Sapphire. What does each of these terms mean and how do they apply to your smartphone? Here's a handy reference guide to help break down the differences in the glass used for devices.

How to enter private browsing with incognito mode on Android [Android 201]

Sometimes it's necessary to browse the internet on Chrome for Android without your search queries or viewing history being saved; that's where incognito mode...

The best phones available at Verizon Wireless today

If you're looking for a brand new phone and happen to be a Verizon Wireless subscriber, this list is for you. Click to find out what your best options are.

Samsung teases its foldable smartphone, bad news for Mate 20 fans,...

In today's edition of In Brief, Samsung teases its foldable smartphone reveal, eBay wants you to sell your phone, and we learn bad news about the Mate 20.

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