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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.

Lookout finds another malware app in Google Play

Security firm Lookout recently alerted Google when a new app containing malware was spotted in Google Play. The app in question was called "Black...

What’s the difference between Android Go and Android One?

Google and its partners have recently unveiled a host of new Android One and Android Go devices. But what's the difference between Android One and Android Go? Find out in this article.

How to delete apps [Android 101]

So, you just downloaded an app and you're already tired of it. Instead of letting it take up precious memory on your phone, you...

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...

Stop Google Play from adding icons to your home page [How-To]

If you are anything like me, you have your phone pages set just so. You know exactly where everything is and it is all...

Want to use PayPal with Android Pay? Let us show you how

Back in April we reported that a PayPal and Android Pay collaboration was teetering on completion. Just a mere three weeks later we can confirm that the...
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How to skip YouTube ads automatically in Android without root

Youtube is currently the most popular platform for watching and sharing all kinds of videos and there is absolutely no doubt about that. But...

How to easily fake your location, without rooting your Android

Your Android device tracks your location to help you with things like navigation, but there are times when users might want to fake their...

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 Google Play Store tips and tricks for Android users

Have you ever used these Google Play Store tips before? If not, it's time you give them a try on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Gmail for Android gets a new Confidential mode, here’s how to use it

Google started rolling out Confidential mode for Gmail on Android this week. Check your device now to see if it's available for you.

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!

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.

How to set up your personal Voice Match for Google Assistant

Google Assistant is an awesome service, but without your unique voice, it has limits. Here's how to match your Voice Match to your Google account.

How do I add an email account?

Chances are high that when you'll create or log into your account when you first power on your Android smartphone or tablet.  For many...

FreedomPop Buyer’s Guide

FreedomPop is a Wi-fi first carrier alternative to the big name networks. Here's what you should know about the MVNO that uses AT&T and Sprint towers.
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