Advertisements
Home Tips & Tools

Tips & Tools

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.

Dramatically improve your Android experience with the Google Now Launcher

There's a good percentage of you readers who know the exact differences between Android devices from different manufacturers. For those of you who are...

How To: Disable and enable T-Mobile’s ‘Binge On’ from your phone

T-Mobile's Binge On has been controversial since its announcement. If you're not familiar with the program, T-Mobile "optimizes" video streamed over cellular data from...

Accidentally swipe away a notification? Here’s how you can get it back!

One of the best things about Android is the notification system. It's elegant in its simplicity. It stays out of your way until you...

What is VPN and how do I use it with Android?

Each time you use the Internet, your connection goes through a vast network of special infrastructure across the world in a matter of milliseconds....

How To: Disable and enable Binge On for T-Mobile

Announced in early November, T-Mobile's Binge On service gives customers unlimited video streaming access to a number of major services. Specifically, if you stream...

What is root?

If you're new to Android, have nerdy Android-obsessed friends, or you're a recovering iPhone Jailbreaker you may have heard the term "root" before, but...

What is the XPOSED Framework?

Among the greatest achievements in the Android community, the XPOSED framework is almost certainly one of the most popular subjects. It's likely you've heard...

You can toggle “Merge tabs and apps” on and off in Chrome

An interesting feature introduced in Android Lollipop that was built into Chrome is merging the browser tabs into your phone's multitasking menu. This eliminated...

How to easily take screenshots on Marshmallow devices

Let's face it - taking screenshots on Android phones has never been the easiest thing to do. Pressing power button and lower volume button together may not sound...

How to control your Android device with the sound of your voice

The power of Google and Google Now on your Android device is incredible. Many of you who use Android already take advantage of the...

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...

The Latest

10 can’t-miss deals for the Fourth of July weekend

As if these offers weren't already interesting enough, we've sweetened them with a coupon code. Save an extra 15% on orders of $50 or more!
Advertisements
Advertisements

10 can’t-miss deals for the Fourth of July weekend

As if these offers weren't already interesting enough, we've sweetened them with a coupon code. Save an extra 15% on orders of $50 or more!
Advertisements