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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.

When and where to buy: Samsung Galaxy S7

Launched in spring of 2017, the Galaxy S7 is Samsung's flagship smartphone experience. As one might expect, it improves on the series in more...

Tip: How to speed up your HTC One M9

The HTC One M9 is still a great device and perfect for those looking for an Android smartphone on a budget. However, the device is...
Android Go Apps

What are Android Go apps?

Android Go apps are smaller lightweight apps found on phones running the Android Go operating system, but there is more to them than their minuscule size.
Walmart Family Mobile

Get to Know: Walmart Family Mobile

Did you know that Walmart offers its own mobile service? Why make the switch? We'll tell you why Walmart Family Mobile might be right for you.

Tutorial: Install Android 4.2 on the Samsung Galaxy S3 (All Variants)

Let's face it, Android can be a bit fragmented at times. But who says we need to rely on carriers to push updates? Android...
Nexus 6

Extend your Nexus 6 battery life with these tips

The Nexus 6 has a huge 3,220mAh battery and combined with Android 5.0 Lollipop's battery optimisation thanks to Google's Project Volta, provides pretty decent...

Wireless audio codecs and where headphones are today

Wireless headphones have come a long way, but has Bluetooth audio fidelity? Yes and no. The codecs are in place, but not so much the support. This is where we are today.

How-To use Instagram’s new Geostickers

In case you did not already get the news, Instagram has released some new Geostickers for New York and Jakarta. These are stickers that...

How to SIM unlock the LG G4

Leather battery door cover. Removable battery. 1440P display.The LG G4 was seriously awesome when it first came out. In fact, it's still pretty awesome...

How to perform a factory data reset [Android 101]

Completely resetting your device is a normal procedure, and can actually help you out quite a bit. If your device is slowing down and...

Total Wireless Buyer’s Guide

Total Wireless is backed Verizon's network and features single and multi-line plans as well as global calling option for several destinations.

Best Carrier Deals

The best deals available at Verizon (September 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 (September 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 Sprint (September 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.

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 US Cellular (September 2019)

Here's a list of US Cellular bargains and promotions to customers as of September 2019, including trade-in credits and discounted accessories.
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