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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 use Chrome’s Data Save feature

With all the buzz about companies giving "unlimited" data with their plans, it seems that a lot of people and sites have forgotten about...

Tip: Improve Iris scanning results on the Galaxy S8

One of the standout features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 was the ability to authenticate your identity and unlock the device using the Iris...

How to get Pixel 2 home screen layout on any Android

Google is all set to officially reveal its latest flagship devices, the Google Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL 2 at a huge event...

The complete list of Motorola Moto Mods you can buy right now

When Lenovo launched the Moto Z flagship in 2016, it also introduced Moto Mods – modular accessories that magnetically attach to the back of...

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.

When and Where to Buy: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Pricing, release dates, and promotions for all of the various versions of the big-screen device from Samsung

How to permanently delete your Google Plus account

Don't want to wait on Google to remove your Google+ account over the next year? We'll show you how to do it in five easy steps.
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How to improve Android battery life — 8 essential tips to know

If you constantly end up charging your phone more than once a day, here are some simple tips to improve the battery life of your Android device.
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How to get an always-on display on your Android phone

Like the always-on display found on Samsung Galaxy devices and want it for your own phone? Here is how to get the feature on your Android phone.

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...

Download and install latest Google Calender 5.0 APK (Material Design)

Google has just promoted Google Calender to Material Design! In Google Calender 5.0, you get a completely redesigned app along with Gmail and Google...

Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.2.13 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.2.13, only days after receiving the previous update to 5.2.12.Our guess...
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7 problems with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and how to fix them

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is a fantastic device, so much so that it is outperforming internal sales targets set by Samsung themselves. The device...

Accidentally swipe away a notification? Here’s how you can get it back!

One of the best things about Android is the notification system. It's elegant in its simplicity. It stays out of your way until you...

Create a collaborative album using Google Photos

One of my favorite Google apps is Photos. Not only does Google Photos backup every single photo I take from from my Android or...

T-Mobile offering free smartphones with new lines

T-Mobile is offering free smartphones to customers when adding a new line on its $40 per month per line Magenta tier and above.
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