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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.

Nexus 5 to get Android 5.1.1 ‘LMY48B’ update this week: Sprint

The Google Nexus 5 is going to receive Android 5.1.1 this week, according to Sprint support. The Nexus 5 is going to be the...

How To: Install Android O developer preview on Pixel and Nexus devices

Do you own a Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, or Pixel C? Did you know that you could be on the cutting-edge versions...

Getting Started with Google Keep

If you're looking for a great note-taking and/or task management app, you have probably looked at or tried offerings from Evernote, OneNote, Simplenote, Squid,...

How To: Experience FireFox OS with a simple APK

Mozilla has been developing FireFox OS behind the scenes for about two years now. Much like Android, it's an open-source platform based on the Linux...

How to create a folder [Android 101]

Creating folders for your Android home screen is an easy way to organize your apps. They help you easily find applications so you don't...

The Hottest Android apps and games around (July 1)

Welcome to Week 6 of The Hottest Android apps and games around!. On top of pulling the top 10 downloaded apps and games from Google Play...

What is 5G?

The basics about 5G and what exactly it is, how it will help, and when we should all expect to see it. 5G is coming ready or not.

How to use screen pinning in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Although this walk-through is written for those using a device running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the steps are almost identical for those of you running...

How to create and share photo albums with Android’s Google Photos

One of the best Google apps available today is Google Photos. Not only does Google give you unlimited free storage for your photos and...
google assistant

How to take a screenshot using Google Assistant

Are you looking for a quick, easy, and reliable way to get the screenshot you want? Google Assistant is here to help. In this guide, we walk you through how to get the screenshot you want.

Why data speeds are slower on MVNO networks

MVNO networks allow for you to save money, but those savings come at a cost, and that cost is your data speed.

Tip: How to speed up your Moto G4

The Moto G4 is still a great device and perfect for those looking for an Android smartphone that is close to stock on a...

Tip: How to speed up your OnePlus 3

The OnePlus 3 was, and still is, one of the best budget phones you can buy and is great for those not looking to...

6 tools that make Chrome for Android so friggin’ extra

Google Chrome for Android comes equipped with many of the streamlined features to be expected from the pioneers of one-click culture. Many of the...

How to install apps on your Android smartphones and tablets from the web

The Google Play Store contains over two million apps. That's an insane amount of apps to sort through and can be difficult to find...

Editor Picks

When and where to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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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