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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.

Five really cool things you can do with your Android phone

Android phones are some of the most technologically advanced and powerful devices that almost everyone owns these days. We tend to take for granted...

What is Microsoft Your Phone and how do you use it?

Microsoft Your Phone looks to bridge the gap between your Android phone and Windows PC. Here's what you need to know and how to set it up.
pre-installed apps

How to remove pre-installed apps and bloatware from Android without root

If you don't like the pre-installed apps or bloatware on your Android phone and want to remove or uninstall them without root, here is how to do it.

First ten things to do with your Samsung Galaxy S10

If you just unboxed your brand new Samsung Galaxy S10 and you're wondering where to get started, we have ten tips to get you on your way.

How to use Google Maps offline

If you're headed somewhere new or have a spotty cell connection where you live then you'll want to check out our guide on how to use Google Maps offline and make sure you never get lost again.

How to remap the Bixby button on your Samsung phone

Samsung finally added customization to the Bixby button, check out our guide to learn how to remap it.

Nine tips to improve battery life on your smartwatch

If you've ever struggled to make it through the day with your smartwatch or you're just looking to extend the battery life, check out these nine helpful tips.

How to set a music alarm with Google Home or a Google Assistant speaker

Waking up isn't easy but it can at least be more fun with your favorite songs. Check out how to set up a music alarm with your Google Home or Google Assistant speaker with this guide.

Top things to do when setting up a Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a powerful flagship device with many awesome features. We've compiled a small list of settings and tweaks you may need to know.

First five things to do with your Samsung Galaxy Watch

Recently purchase a Samsung Galaxy Watch? We have the top 5 things you should setup day one.

How to take a screenshot of your Wear OS watch

If you've ever wanted to take a screenshot on your Wear OS watch you might have realized it's not as simple as it is on your phone. Don't worry as we're here to help.

What are Android instant apps and how do you use them?

Have you ever wanted to try an app without actually installing it? If so then instant apps are exactly what you've been searching for.

What’s the difference between Google Pay and Samsung Pay?

Mobile payments are all the rage. Every company seems to have one, but what really is the difference between Google Pay and Samsung Pay?

Optical versus ultrasonic: The difference between in-display fingerprint scanners

There are two emerging technologies with in-display fingerprint scanners: optical and ultrasonic. What are the benefits and drawbacks of each?

How to make your Google Home devices sound better

In case you weren't aware, the Google Home speakers have an equalizer hidden in the settings and in this article we're going to show you how to access it.

Google Play Pass goes official: unlimited access to 350+ apps and...

Google Play Pass launches in the US for $5 per month with unlimited access to more than 350 apps and games. New additions will be added monthly.

Best Carrier Deals

The best deals available at Verizon (September 2019)

Everybody loves a bargain. Whether it's a few bucks on accessories or a few hundred on a new phone, here are some of the best Verizon deals available today.

The best deals available at AT&T (September 2019)

Whether it's a few bucks off accessories or a hundreds on a new phone, here are some of the best AT&T deals available today.

The best deals available at Sprint (September 2019)

Everybody loves a bargain. Whether it's saving a few bucks on accessories or a couple hundred on a new phone, here are some of the best Sprint deals available today.

The best deals available at T-Mobile (August 2019)

Whether it's saving a few bucks on an accessory or getting back a couple hundred on a new phone, we appreciate the opportunity fatten our wallets.

The best deals available at US Cellular (September 2019)

Here's a list of US Cellular bargains and promotions to customers as of September 2019, including trade-in credits and discounted accessories.
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