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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.

Edit your pictures on the go with Google Photos [How-To]

Welcome back! Last week we showed you how to automatically backup your precious pictures. Today, we are going to show you how simple it...

Tip: How to hide the notification bar on Nova Launcher

Installing Nova Launcher opens up a whole load of customisation possibilities for your Android device; first we explained how to use Nova Launcher gestures...

Saturday Savings: Massive discounts from SanDisk, Huawei, and more

There are always some great sales going on the world of technology. Today, we highlight some of the best ones you can find.

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...

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 keep a family picture album this holiday season with Google Photos

With the holidays fast approaching many of us will soon be visiting with friends and family. This means gift giving, hearty meals and lots of...

When and Where to Buy: Motorola Moto Z2 Force

Motorola's second generation Z Force arrived in the middle of 2017 with quite a powerful spec sheet. As is to be expected, though, it's...
Mint Mobile

Get to Know: Mint Mobile

Mint Mobile provides excellent plans offered in multiple months as an alternative to its MVNO competitors. This serves as a guide for prospective customers.

Watch or cast Amazon Instant Video from your device, other Flash content too

We all know how great Amazon Prime is with its free two-day shipping, Prime Music and unlimited Prime Instant Video steaming. The only problem...

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...
Nexus 6

Extend your Nexus 6 battery life with these tips

The Nexus 6 has a huge 3,220mAh battery and combined with Android 5.0 Lollipop's battery optimisation thanks to Google's Project Volta, provides pretty decent...

How To: Download YouTube videos with YouTube Red

YouTube Red is finally here, offering paying subscribers (only in the US, for now) some pretty nifty features, including ad-free video, background play and the...

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...

Tip: Call mom (or your wife) quicker with Google Search

Do you ever have trouble finding numbers in your address book? Why not just ask Google Now to place the call for you?With the...

How-To disable annoying Bloatware

"Frustration", the first word that comes to mind when I think about bloatware. Seriously, why do all these companies decide that they know what...

AG DEALS: Cloud backup plans on the cheap

Despite high storage capacities in phones, we can't store all of our content on one device, nor should you. Here are some cheap cloud backup options.

Editor Picks

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 now available – here’s where to buy...

Wondering when and where to pick up the latest smartphone from Samsung? Here's a list of carriers and retailers lined up for the Galaxy Note 10 line.

The best deals available at Verizon (August 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 (August 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 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 Sprint (August 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.
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