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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 Unlock the Samsung Galaxy S6, S7, or S8 to any network

Over the past decade, the cellphone, and, in more recent years, the smartphone has become something that every person cannot leave home without. Android...

How to take full advantage of Google Now on tap

With the latest release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Google included a very helpful feature to help make searching easier called Now on tap. Restaurants, movies, music and...

Google Camera HDR+ Port APK updated with Zero Shutter Lag

The Google Camera app found on the Pixel devices was ported with working HDR+ mode earlier this month to pretty much any device that...

Watch out for fake devices when buying from a third party!

This should be common sense now, but just be warned. There are some pretty convincing fake devices floating around that you can get burned on.When...
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How to speed up your device without root access

Every once in awhile, you come across a device that just isn't as snappy as you'd like for it to be. Scrolling seems to...

Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.5.8 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.5.8 and few minor changes. What's New - new circular animation on TV...

How To: Customize your Facebook news feed preferences on Android

This handy tutorial helps you clean up your timeline As some of you know, a recent update to the Facebook application for Android now gives...

Easily send your Evernote documents to Google Docs [How-To]

Evernote recently released its new Privacy Policy which is set to go effective on January 23, 2017, in which it states, among other things,...

How to hide Android lock screen notifications

Want to add some privacy to your Android lock screen and limit your notifications? Let us show you how to hide sensitive material to prying eyes.

Yes, you can use AirPods with an Android phone; here’s how

AirPods are still the best wireless earbuds out there but some people think you can't use them without an Apple device. Not true! Here's how to set them up.

How-To change your default ringtone

Ringtones are one of those things that we can use to personalize our mobile device experience. If you're pissed off, maybe you set it...

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

How to add a Trusted Place to Android Smart Lock

Consider how many times you want to check your phone at home. Depending on what sort of lock screen security you're using, it can be a real nuisance to unlock just to check messages. Speed things up by adding a trusted place to your device.

How to properly Powerwash your Chrome OS device

Chromebooks are great devices, but sometimes you have to wipe them for certain reasons. Here's how to properly Powerwash your Chrome OS device.

How to get Pixel 2 home screen layout on any Android

Google is all set to officially reveal its latest flagship devices, the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL 2 at a huge event...

Power Up! These five chargers are on sale today

Because one charger is simply not enough for our phones, we need something else -- or something better. These charging solutions are on sale today.
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