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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 SIM Unlock the HTC One (M8) for free with S-OFF

The HTC One (M8) is easily one of the best smartphones of 2014 and even figures to compete with the new crop of devices...

Download and install Google Hangout 2.3 manually [APK]

So you're a Google Voice user and you're dying to try out the new Hangouts Dialer experience, eh? You're going to need to make...

Google+ updated to version 4.5, download and install it now [APK Download]

Google+ just got updated with a few enhancements to the App that bring a few design changes to profile pages and icons to name...

How to add/delete new user profiles [Android 201]

Do you have kids that constantly want to use your Android device? What if you don't want them accessing any important files or applications?...

How to delete an account [Android 201]

Have you set up a Google/Facebook/Twitter account that you no longer want on your Android? There's an easy way to remove it, and we'll...

How to install apps that are not in the Google Play Store [Android 201]

So you stumbled across an application that you can't find in the Play Store? Don't worry... we'll help you install it.This is actually a...

How to force close an app [Android 201]

Your phone isn't perfect, and neither are the apps that come on it. When an app misbehaves, there may be something you can do...

How to clear your Google search history on Android [Android 201]

There comes a time in every smartphone owner's life, where you search something that you don't necessarily want to keep on your phone. If...

How to use your Android as a portable hotspot [Android 201]

If you're ever in a pinch to access the Internet and you don't have Wifi available, there's something you can do to fix that....

Download and install Google Search 3.6, Google Play Music 5.6 and YouTube 5.9 apps...

Google Search, Google Play Music and YouTube all got updated by Google. Versions 3.6, 5.6 and 5.9 respectively. If you're not willing to wait...

Chrome Beta gets the Material Design treatment, download and install it now [APK]

Google Play Store got the partial Material Design treatment just a few days ago and is now followed by Chrome Beta. Google's browser got...

How to instantly speed up the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 & LG...

Hidden deep in Android, following the KitKat 4.4 release, is a feature that can be enabled to instantly speed up your Samsung Galaxy S5,...

Download and install Google Play Store 4.9.13 aka Material Design update [APK]

It was just a matter of time before we'd see Google releasing the update of the Google Play Store which brought it in-line with the...

FYI: You can create Google Now reminders from Google.com

Just a short and sweet post to let you guys know that you don't have to open you Android device to create reminders for...

Google Maps version 8.2 is out, download and install it now [APK]

I bet over 90% of Android device owners out there use Google Maps, not only because it's the default maps application that comes with...

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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