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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.

When and where to buy: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Making its debut in the spring of 2017, the Galaxy S7 Edge is the slightly different and somewhat sexier version of the flagship model.While it...

How To: Disable and enable Binge On for T-Mobile

Announced in early November, T-Mobile's Binge On service gives customers unlimited video streaming access to a number of major services. Specifically, if you stream...

Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.4.10 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.4.10 and few minor changes. What's New - Transparent status bar when viewing listings.Of...

A brief history of Android releases

With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release...

How to send a text message [Android 101]

So you just got your first smartphone, and you'd like to send a text message. No problem! Sending a text message is a very...

How to sign up for Google’s Project Fi cellular service

It looks like Google is finally ready to move from the beta stage into full rollout with its own cellular service in Project Fi....

How To: enable Touch to Search on Chrome for Android

Users of Google Chrome on Android have stumbled across a new feature which allows them to start a new search without leaving the current...

Stretch your Netflix subscription by downloading videos to your mobile device [How-To]

Netflix has recently announced that they are going to offer users the ability to download videos for offline viewing. In light of this amazing...

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.

How-To: Incognito browsing in Chrome

Occasionally there are times when you might need to browse to something online where you don't want the history saved, or you don't want...

How to change your theme on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Did you get a new Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge? One of Samsung's latest features it has included on its devices is the...

How to turn the Galaxy S7 fingerprint sensor into a capacitive home button

The Galaxy S7 marked the last generation that would have physical navigation buttons as the Galaxy S8 saw a move to on-screen navigation to...
Android-L-Preview

How to clear all notifications using Android L (preview)

Are you like me, and many others, who just HAD to download and play with the Android L developer preview? Did you run into...

How to prevent screen burn-in on your AMOLED Screen

One of the best features of having an AMOLED display on your smartphone is that each individual pixel is its own light emiting diode....

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.
 
 

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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