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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.

Clearing cache: What does it do and is it safe?

As the Android ecosystem evolves and our phones pack more features, there is an increasing need for additional storage in our phones. Apps are...

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 turn the Galaxy S7 fingerprint sensor into a capacitive home button

The Galaxy S7 marked the last generation that would have physical navigation buttons as the Galaxy S8 saw a move to on-screen navigation to...

Order a ride share straight from Google Maps! [How-To]

Last week, Google gave me another reason to never download another map or direction app, they integrated ordering an Uber or Lyft directly into...

Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.3.6 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.3.6 only days after getting seeing version 5.3.5 rolled out. What's New -...

How to use Instant Apps on your Android device

You have probably heard of the term "Android Instant Apps", but you might not be exactly sure what it means.  Introduced back at Google’s...

How to delete your Google Search history

If you've ever wondered if you can delete your Google search history, you're in luck. You can do that, and so much more using Google's tools.

Here’s the quickest way to disable carrier bloatware on your Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is without question a great phone. The hardware, camera, processor, build, and just about everything else make the Note...

Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.4.11 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.4.11 and few minor changes, only a few days after receiving...

A look at Corning, the company behind Gorilla Glass

Corning is a staple of today's mobile tech, but you may not know that they've been in your life for over a hundred years.

Unlock Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – Methods

We’ve waited for this ever since last year, when Samsung decided to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7, after the infamous battery issues it had to deal...

How to move Chrome’s navigation bar at the bottom of your display

Do you often use your smartphone with one hand? With handsets getting bigger and bigger it’s becoming increasingly difficult to do so. Fortunately, there...

Sony and Motorola release their Android 9 Pie plans – Pie Update Tracker

The Android Pie update has been released, but when will your device get the update? Check out this article for all the latest update news.

How to enable Google’s new Smart Compose feature in Gmail

During the Google I/O 2018 keynote, a new feature was announced for Gmail. Smart Compose allows Gmail to automatically compose emails all by using the tab key while you're typing.

How To Install Google Play Store v4.0

There is a newer version of this article, and the Google Play Store, which you can find by clicking here. It's been quite a while since...

Blu G9 debuts with big screen, big battery, and sharp looks

The G9 is the latest unlocked smartphone from Blu and features a 6.3-inch display. Powered by Android 9 Pie, it offers a lot of bang for the buck.

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How to transfer all data from old phone to a new...

Recently picked up a new Android phone? Here is how to transfer all your data from your old device to your new one. It's easier than you think.
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