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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.

Get to Know: Boost Mobile

How much do you know about Sprint's prepaid subsidiary Boost Mobile? Here's a primer that lets you know your options, including rate plans and features.

How to control Roku with Google Assistant

Google and Roku have always had a decent partnership. Now you can use Google Assistant to control Roku devices. Here's how to set it up.

Get to Know: Cricket Wireless

How much do you know about AT&T's prepaid subsidiary Cricket? Here's a primer that lets you know your options, including rate plans and features.

How to capture and edit long screenshots on your Android phone

You don't have to own an OnePlus or Samsung handset to be able to take scrolling screenshots. With the help of this app you can do it from any Android.

Getting started with password managers

According to my password manager, I have 328 entries in it. That's a lot of accounts to keep track of. What most people do is...

How to change the Google Keyboard theme on your phone

Changing the Google Keyboard (Gboard) theme is easy to do and can go a long way to freshening up an old phone. Here's how to do it a few easy steps!

How to change your Google Assistant voice

Changing your Google Assistant voice is easy to do and makes for a more personal approach to the virtual, omnipresent assistant. Here's how to do it!

How to set custom ring tones with Zedge

Want to customize your Android phone? The Zedge app offers you with the option to change anything from ringtones, wallpapers to notifications sounds.

Sony Xperia XZ3 Tips and Tricks

If you have just picked up the Sony Xperia XZ3 for yourself, you're likely wondering what to do next. Here are some of the best tips and tricks!

Ten tips and tricks for Google Photos

Try these tips and tricks if you're using the Google Photos app on your Android device to get out the most of your growing picture gallery.

How to delete your Google Search history

If you've ever wondered if you can delete your Google search history, you're in luck. You can do that, and so much more using Google's tools.

How to enable hands-free “OK Google” detection

Google Assistant is readily availabe for you to use from anywhere on your Android phone. You just need the correct settings.

How to change your GPS location to watch shows from other countries

If you want to access a particular website/service that is limited to a certain country, here are two ways to do just that by changing your GPS location.

Google Takeout: What is it and how do you use it?

Google Takeout is a free service that lets you export copies of your data. Here's what it does, how it works, and why you might want to use it.

How to stream audio to multiple rooms through Google Home

If you own a variety of Google Home devices and/or Chromecast audio devices, you owe it to yourself to pair them all together for a full-on house party. We'll show you how to stream audio to multiple rooms.

The best phones at US Cellular — which should you buy?

If it's time to purchase a new phone, and US Cellular is your carrier of choice, there's plenty to choose from. Let us help you find a new device!

Vivo Go debuts as Blu’s first phone with Android 9 Pie...

As the first Blu phone to run Android 9 Pie Go edition, the Vivo Go is unlocked and works with AT&T, T-Mobile, and other GSM-based service providers.

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