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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.

Android 8.0 Oreo’s Autofill: Why it’s awesome and how to enable it

You should be using a password manager for your accounts. Google gives it to you at a platform level with Android 8.0. Here's why we love it and how to turn it on.

Android Q: What we know so far

Expected to make its debut in the coming months, Android Q is the next generation of Google's mobile operating system. Here's what we know about it so far.

How to make sure that your apps are up to date [Android 101]

Keeping your apps up-to-date is important for a number of reasons. New features, better performance and battery optimizations are just some of the improvements...

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...

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 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.

Tip: How to speed up your OnePlus 3T

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

How to pair a Bluetooth speaker with your Google Home or Home Mini

If you've ever wanted some better sound out of your Google Home or Home Mini speaker, then check out our guide on how to connect a Bluetooth speaker.

Ten tips and tricks for Google Photos

Try these tips and tricks if you're using the Google Photos app on your Android device to get out the most of your growing picture gallery.

Where do I find new Android apps and games?

You finally got yourself a smartphone and now you're wondering, "Where are all these apps that everyone keeps talking about?" We'll show you how...

Make your home more secure with wireless cameras [How-To]

Over the last few weeks we have been on a journey to making our homes just a little bit smarter. The next thing on...

Straight from Android Marshmallow: Download and install the latest Google Play Store 5.8.11 APK

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.8.11 and has been extracted directly from the latest Android Marshmallow...

Get started with the Google Sheets app

Tired of paying for Microsoft Excel? Google has a powerful and free version of a spreadsheet editor in Google Sheets. Given that so many...

How to capture and edit long screenshots on your Android phone

You don't have to own an OnePlus or Samsung handset to be able to take scrolling screenshots. With the help of this app you can do it from any Android.

Tip: How to speed up your Moto G5

The Moto G5 was a great device for those looking for something on a budget but didn't compromise on specs. However, the device isn't...

Virgin Mobile Buyer’s Guide

Here's a primer that lets you know about Sprint prepaid brand Virgin Mobile, including its rate plans, phone selection, and general features.
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