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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.

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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...

Download and install Google Search 3.6, Google Play Music 5.6 and YouTube 5.9 apps...

Google Search, Google Play Music and YouTube all got updated by Google. Versions 3.6, 5.6 and 5.9 respectively. If you're not willing to wait...

Lookout finds another malware app in Google Play

Security firm Lookout recently alerted Google when a new app containing malware was spotted in Google Play. The app in question was called "Black...
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What is Softcard and how do I use it with my Android?

Back in September, Apple introduced Apple Pay, a feature that allows users with an iPhone 6 or Apple Watch to pay for things with...

What is Microsoft Your Phone and how do you use it?

Microsoft Your Phone looks to bridge the gap between your Android phone and Windows PC. Here's what you need to know and how to set it up.
Google Home

Tips and tricks every Google Home user should know

The Google Home is super easy to set up and get going but, spend a couple of minutes with the app and you'll have a more personal and customized experience.

What is the big.LITTLE chip configuration?

Each year we see bigger, better and faster phones. Unfortunately, we have not seen many advances or breakthroughs in smartphone batteries, and as such...

How-To: Incognito browsing in Chrome

Occasionally there are times when you might need to browse to something online where you don't want the history saved, or you don't want...

Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.5.11 APK (Material Design)

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.5.11 and few minor changes, only a few days after version...

Regret buying an app? Here are your options

Bought an app off the Google Play Store, but you realized it's not for you? If you move fast, you get a refund in two simple clicks. Here's how!

How to backup photos and videos on Android to Google+ [Android 201]

Google offers a fantastic automatic upload facility as part of the Google+ service that enables you to backup all your photos and videos taken...

Tip: How to speed up your Samsung Galaxy S7

Whilst the Galaxy S7 is no slouch when it comes to specs, the device is not as new as it once was and with...

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 adjust sound settings [Android 101]

Changing the volumes on your smartphone is a must. What if you don't want your phone to ring loudly at all times of the...

When and Where to Buy: LG G6

If you're trying to find the best deal on the LG G6, then you'll want to see the different specials offered by all the major US carriers, including Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile.

New leak shows us how the new Moto RAZR will actually...

Way back in 2004 Motorola had a giant hit with the RAZR flip phone. New leaks suggest the company will revive the idea with new foldable RAZR smartphone.

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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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