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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.

How to block system-wide ads on Android without root

Tired of annoying and intrusive ads on your mobile device? Let us help!

How to keep people from seeing when you were last active on Instagram

Social media today gives us the tools to easily spy on family and friends. Case in point, Instagram just implement a new feature which...

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 install Android Pie 9 on your Pixel

Android Pie is officially here and this is how to get it officially on your Pixel. Follow these simple steps if you want to get Android P on your device.

Get to Know: Cricket Wireless

How much do you know about AT&T's prepaid subsidiary Cricket? Here's a primer that lets you know your options, including rate plans and features.

How to set up autofill services

With recent versions of Android, it is easy to set up autofill for your password managers. This way, you are safer on the web while keeping convenience.

How do I uninstall an Android app or game?

So you downloaded a game that everyone kept talking about but find you hate it.  Or, perhaps you just don't get the attraction of...

How To: Enable “OK Google” on all screens of your Android

Want to enable Google Now voice search from any screen of your Android? Of course you do. Thanks to a recent update to the...
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...

Prioritize your lockscreen with Next Lock Screen (Monday Makeover)

There is a plethora of apps out there that allow you to customize just about every single thing on your android smartphone without even...

How to take full advantage of Google Now on tap

With the latest release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Google included a very helpful feature to help make searching easier called Now on tap. Restaurants, movies, music and...

How to design your own personalized official Google case for the Nexus 6, 6P...

Google made its Live cases available today, and they are quite possibly some of the coolest cases you can get right now. The cases...

Getting started with Instagram: a beginner’s guide

If you're a part of the digital age than you've surely heard of Instagram. Founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the app became...

Use Google Home to control your lights with Hue [How-To]

In our quest for making your home the smartest of all the smart homes, we have brought you things like controlling your thermostat with...

Android Pay: What is it and how to use it

Just a couple of months ago Google rolled out Android Pay which is a simple and secure way to make payments in a store...
 
 

Whitestone Dome screen protector to work with Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner...

With the Samsung Galaxy S10 on the way, Whitestone Dome has the only glass screen protectors that will work with the new in display fingerprint scanner without a hole up for sale.

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