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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.

Gmail for Android gets a new Confidential mode, here’s how to use it

Google started rolling out Confidential mode for Gmail on Android this week. Check your device now to see if it's available for you.

Sony and Motorola release their Android 9 Pie plans – Pie Update Tracker

The Android Pie update has been released, but when will your device get the update? Check out this article for all the latest update news.

How to print from your Android smartphone or tablet

You don't need a wireless printer to print from your Android phone. Simply use Google's Cloud Print service. It supports most printers out there.

What is a YouTube Signature Device and what phones are certified?

If YouTube Signature Device is a new term for you then you're not alone. Check out what it's all about and what devices are supported.

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.
Total Wireless

Get to Know: Total Wireless

Total Wireless is backed by arguably the best nationwide network and features multi-line plans along with global calling option for several destinations.

What’s the difference in Qualcomm Snapdragon processors? (Updated 08/2018)

Dive into the world of Qualcomm's Snapdragon mobile processors. Find out the main differences in each of them and why they really matter.

Here is a list of all the Google Assistant speakers, headphones, and displays you...

If you're looking to pick up a speaker, headphones, or display with Google Assistant then here's a list with all your current options.

Five Developer options even the average user should use

Tap into your Android hidden list of features by enabling Developer options. Here are five of them that could greatly improve your experience.

What’s new with the S-Pen?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has arrived with an all-new S-Pen using Bluetooth LE wireless technology and some new features. Come see what new tricks it has learned.

What is Android Go and which phones run it?

Android Go is the lightweight version of Android for entry-level phones typically sold in developing markets. Find out more and what phones you can buy with Android Go.

How to install Android Pie 9 on your Pixel

Android Pie is officially here and this is how to get it officially on your Pixel. Follow these simple steps if you want to get Android P on your device.
Mint Mobile

Get to Know: Mint Mobile

Mint Mobile provides excellent plans offered in multiple months as an alternative to its MVNO competitors. This serves as a guide for prospective customers.

Upgrading your phone? Here’s what to do if you’re 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.

How to keep your Gmails private and prevent third-parties from reading them

Make sure no third-party app developer has access to your Gmails by following these simple steps. You can do so from your Android or desktop.

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 Galaxy S10 display, ASUS ROG Phone available, and more news...

In today's edition, we could have seen the Galaxy S10 display, Verizon surprises everyone with the Pixel 3, and more news you need to know.

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