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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.

6 useful features in Google Maps you may not know

I don't have to sit here and stress the importance of Google Maps. Being that the mobile app has a billion+ users, chances are...

Guide to Qualcomm Snapdragon processors: What’s the difference in each?

Take a dive with AndroidGuys into the world of mobile processors - specifically, Qualcomm's Snapdragon Mobile Platform. From Entry-Level to Premium-Tier, we take a look at all the major Snapdragon CPUs.

How-to change your default SMS app on Android

Don't like your default SMS app? Not to worry you can change it quite easily. All you need is an alternative which you can download from the Play Store.

Five Android Oreo features you can install on any Android phone

Android Oreo was launched by Google a few months back but still a lot of devices have not yet received the update. Here is how to get the Android Oreo features on your phone even if you don't have it installed!

How to disable personalized ads on Android

Tired of Google spying on your online activities for advertising purposes? You can opt out of ad tracking on your Android smartphone or tablet

Tip: How to speed up your OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 3T was, and still is, one of the best budget phones you can buy and is great for those not looking to...

Eight surprising things you can do with Google Maps for Android

Everyone loves Google Maps, but there's more to the app than meets the eye. Check out these eight great features that Maps even better.

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.

The complete list of Motorola Moto Mods you can buy right now

When Lenovo launched the Moto Z flagship in 2016, it also introduced Moto Mods – modular accessories that magnetically attach to the back of...

5 clones that can offer the Samsung Galaxy S8 look on the cheap

With a few weeks to go until the Samsung Galaxy S9 goes live, it might be a good time to start looking for discounts...

How to prevent your Android apps from accessing your location

These days a staggering amount of apps require access to your location when common sense dictates they don’t really need it. Understandably, most Android users...

How to use Instant Apps on your Android device

You have probably heard of the term "Android Instant Apps", but you might not be exactly sure what it means.  Introduced back at Google’s...

6 tools that make Chrome for Android so friggin’ extra

Google Chrome for Android comes equipped with many of the streamlined features to be expected from the pioneers of one-click culture. Many of the...

Best cases to protect your Razer Phone

Razer is a company mostly known for its gaming hardware, so it was a little surprising when news that the company had acquired phone-maker...

How to keep people from seeing when you were last active on Instagram

Social media today gives us the tools to easily spy on family and friends. Case in point, Instagram just implement a new feature which...

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Which is the better $500 phone? Moto Z3 Play vs Honor...

Have $499 to spend on a new phone? Read below to see whether you should buy Motorola's new Moto Z3 Play or the Honor 10 View?

Saturday Savings: Tech and Gear on sale this weekend

We are back with another edition of Saturday Savings, which is the best place to stop to find the best deals on tech and more.

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