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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.

Tip: How to speed up your Samsung Galaxy S4

With Samsung having announced the new Galaxy S5, you may have begun to feel like your Samsung Galaxy S4 is already out-of-date, and might...

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...

Tip: Use Nova Launcher to Access Google Now

Although most devices are now moving to the onscreen navigation keys there are still some devices which rely on hardware keys. Take the Samsung...

Get Started with Nova Launcher for Android

With all the launchers that are available in the Google Play Store, it can often be a daunting task trying to decipher the differences...

How to get and hack Flappy Bird on Android

Flappy Bird might have already become the game of the year for 2014 due to a number a reasons. It's addictive and frustrating, yes,...

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 get out of your wireless contract without paying a termination fee

With the holidays coming up, more and more people are looking at getting new phones, and possibly even switching carriers. The trick with this,...

How To: Get the Android 4.4 KitKat launcher for your smartphone

So you really like the idea of Google's new Android 4.4 KitKat launcher and how it provides very quick access to Google Now, eh?...

6 videos to help with BlackBerry Messenger for Android (BBM)

Get your BBM Android experience off and running with some helpful official tips and tricks.

A brief history of Android releases

With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release...

Screencast your Android device to Chrome browser or Chrome OS

Showing off your connected Android device on a computer isn't cool. You know what is cool? Showing it off on a browser. Google’s François Beaufort...

Add Shortcuts to Web Apps in Chrome for Android

There's even a bonus feature: "Sites launched in this way will open in a normal Chrome for Android window, unless they include the mobile-web-app-capable...

Remotely lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet

Need to lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet? Maybe you need to wipe it clean and erase that guy lest your sensitive data...

Get 10GB of Google Drive storage for free

Google is offering 10GB of free Drive storage for anyone who signs into the now free Quickoffice mobile app before September 26, 2013. Indeed,...

How To: Make your old phone look new

  So you’ve had your phone for a little over a year now, it feels old, looks old, and you're just ready for an upgrade....

The best phones available at Verizon Wireless today

If you're looking for a brand new phone and happen to be a Verizon Wireless subscriber, this list is for you. Click to find out what your best options are.

Samsung Galaxy S10 display, ASUS ROG Phone available, and more news...

In today's edition, we could have seen the Galaxy S10 display, Verizon surprises everyone with the Pixel 3, and more news you need to know.

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