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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 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...

Get started with the Google Sheets app

Tired of paying for Microsoft Excel? Google has a powerful and free version of a spreadsheet editor in Google Sheets. Given that so many...

How to use Google Maps offline

Google recently updated its Maps application to include navigation for offline usage. Many stand alone navigation units have taken advantage of the Global Position...

Get the most out of Nova Launcher: Customizing the Dock (Contest Included)

Today we're going to take a look at all the cool and neat stuff that you can do with the dock inside of Nova Launcher including things you might not know.

How to use screen pinning in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Although this walk-through is written for those using a device running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the steps are almost identical for those of you running...

Get in shape with Google Fit

Software has come a long way in a short time, and our expectations are changing as we have access to incredibly well developed software....

Getting started with the powerful photo editing app from Google: Snapseed

With just a little bit of editing we can dramatically change the look and feel of a photo. Today we are going to take...

Get the most out of Nova Launcher: Changing Icon Sizes

There are a lot of features/options that users don't know about inside of Nova Launcher and we're going to show you how to accomplish various things in the app

Follow these 5 basic rules and get perfect pictures everytime with your smartphone

There are few things that top a great photo. A photo can capture a moment in time and help you remember some of the...

How To: Experience FireFox OS with a simple APK

Mozilla has been developing FireFox OS behind the scenes for about two years now. Much like Android, it's an open-source platform based on the Linux...

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...

How to backup, edit and share your most precious moments with Google Photos

One of my favorite Google apps is Photos. It is a free app with free unlimited storage, which automatically differentiates it from its nearest...

Google Doodles are a part of Google’s rich history: How to submit your own

Doodles are the fun, surprising, and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of...

Android Pay: What is it and how to use it

Just a couple of months ago Google rolled out Android Pay which is a simple and secure way to make payments in a store...

What is USB Type-C and why is it important?

Every aspect of smartphones are being improved every year. From screens, to processors, batteries, cameras and build quality, smartphones companies are always looking for...

Ting deals, rate plans, phones, and info for July 2019

Learn about Ting, the carrier that lets subscribers pay for just what they use. How does it stack up against the bigger names in the mobile space?
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