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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.

What is an IP Rating for smartphones?

What exactly does IP68 mean when looking at a new phone? Let us help you better understand the differences in IP ratings.

How to mute accounts on Instagram

Instagram now lets users hide posts and stories from the main feed. Known as Mute, it's one of the easier things you can do in the app. Here's how to do it.
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Get to Know: Walmart Family Mobile

Did you know that Walmart offers its own mobile service? Why make the switch? We'll tell you why Walmart Family Mobile might be right for you.

MediaTek mobile processors: What’s the difference between ’em?

MediaTek is one of the biggest mobile CPU makers in the world. But, with so many different chips, it's hard to keep track of them all. Let us help!

Instagram privacy settings you need manage right now

Instagram is a great way to share the latest snaps, but it a can be a slippery, dangerous slope. Here's how to lock down Instagram privacy.

Want better battery life from your Galaxy S9? Start here!

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are making their way into the hands of many. However, the battery life has been questionable from day one, and we are here to help provide different ways to make sure your battery lasts all day.

You’re using Google Keep wrong; Here’s how to do it right

Considering just how popular note-taking apps are, we take a look at Google Keep and offer advice on how you can use it to your advantage.

Get a lifetime second phone line for your Android for only $25

Whether it's selling items on Craigslist, separating work from personal life, signing up for online services, or something else, you need a second phone line. We've got an exclusive deal to help our readers save ton on a lifetime Hushed account.

Five Android OEMs you’ve never heard of before

We've all heard of mainstream smartphone companies like Samsung, LG or HTC. But the world is larger than that. In this article we take a look at some obscure, but noteworthy Android OEMs.

How to improve call quality on your Android phone

Experiencing sub-par call quality on your Android phone? Then you'll be pleased to know there are ways to improve your experience.

How to stop apps from automatically updating

You should opt for not allowing your apps to automatically update. Learn about the benefits and how to do it in this article.

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 enable Google’s new Smart Compose feature in Gmail

During the Google I/O 2018 keynote, a new feature was announced for Gmail. Smart Compose allows Gmail to automatically compose emails all by using the tab key while you're typing.

Here’s how you can enable YouTube’s new reminders to stop you from watching

After being announced at Google I/O 2018, the ability to have YouTube remind you to stop watching videos and take a break is starting to roll out to various users. We take a look at how you can enable this on your device.

How to get the Google Assistant’s six new voices on your Android smartphone

The six new voices for the Google Assistant are now available. See how you can enable them on your Android device right now.

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What is a YouTube Signature Device and what phones are certified?

If YouTube Signature Device is a new term for you then you're not alone. Check out what it's all about and what devices are supported.

Google promises a fix to solve Pixel charging issue on Android...

Google says it knows of the issue affecting the Pixel and is currently verifying a fix that will be rolled in the following weeks.

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