How to avoid paying extra for Gmail

Back in 2004, Gmail’s email storage system seemed unlimited. Today, there are many cases of Gmail users’ losing email functionality because their account storage limits are full. Here are some tips for managing that storage limit without losing your data.
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How to delete apps from your smartphone

In order to delete apps from your smartphone, depending on your OS and phone manufacturer, you have to follow these steps.
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How to take a screenshot on your phone

Use a screenshot to quickly share whatever is on your screen. We’ll teach you how to take a screenshot on your Android smartphone or iPhone.

A Photographer’s Guide to the Huawei P20 Pro

We show you how to improve your mobile photography and take awesome pictures using the Huawei P20 Pro.

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

If you’re willing to call your service provider and hassle them for your unlock code, it could even be free. Check out the step-by-step instructions below for the best ways to get your Samsung Galaxy S9 SIM unlock code.

How to keep you text messages private on Android

Privacy Messenger is a great option if you’re looking for an app that can keep your sensitive conversations secure on your Android device.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Tips and Tricks

Whether you’re a new Samsung smartphone user or have been using Galaxy devices for years, the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have a steep learning curve if you want to get the most out of these phones. Check out these Galaxy S9 tips and tricks!

How to give your Android phone the Pixel experience

Most manufacturers install their own skinned versions of Android with custom launchers and apps. But since Android is an open platform, it’s actually quite easy to get Google’s apps installed and working on non-Pixel devices, and getting the Pixel experience.

What is HEVC? Why does the Huawei P10 camera use H.265? How to upload HEVC to Youtube?

HEVC video is less convenient to work with, but don’t be afraid of 4K video files from the Huawei P10. What is HEVC? How can you upload HEVC to YouTube?

9 Tips to improve battery life on your iPhone

Are you trying to avoid charging your phone during the day? Here are 9 Tips to improve battery life on your iPhone, though you might not want to use them…

8 Tips to improve battery life on Android phones

Looking to improve battery life? Want to get the most run time you can away from a charger? Here are 8 tips to improve battery life on Android phones.

How to get the cigarette smell out of a smoker’s phone

We’ll teach you how to remove cigarette smell from a phone, whether yours, or purchased from a smoker. Check it out!
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Adoptable Storage: Android Marshmallow’s hidden feature that your phone probably can’t use

Adoptable Storage is a feature in Android Marshmallow that replaces your internal storage with an sdcard. The question is, why would you want to do that?
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Google Now just got answering machine-like functionality – here’s how to use it

Keep your hands on the wheel! Thanks to the new Google Now Answering Machine feature, your Android can read your texts to you – and let you reply, too!
Factory Reset Protection

What is Factory Reset Protection and why is Android Marshmallow forcing OEMs to include it in their devices

A new feature is starting to cause headaches for people buying used Android phones: Factory Reset Protection. What is it and what can you do about it?
Android Google Chrome Exploit

Android Google Chrome exploit: what to do about it

There’s an Android Google Chrome Exploit out there, here’s what you need to know about it.
Android Marshmallow Do Not Disturb Mode

Do Not Disturb Mode: Android Marshmallow finally got it right

Android has gone through a few iterations of its Do Not Disturb mode, but hasn’t gotten it right – until Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Nexus Quick Charge Explained

Nexus Quick Charging explained

Qualcomm has its Quick Charge and OPPO has VOOC; neither of which is what powers Google’s new Nexus phones. Here’s how Nexus Quick Charge works.

LG G4 wireless charging is just 10 minutes, $10 away (Video)

LG’s newest smartphone is impressive, but it’s lacking one awesome feature. Learn how to get LG G4 wireless charging in just 10 minutes – for just $10.
Vacation tech tips

7 vacation tech tips to make your next adventure better

When traveling on vacation your tech should be there to make your trip more enjoyable, not detract from it. Here are 7 vacation tech tips to do just that!

The ultimate portable charging solution (video)

Our devices are always hungry for power, but there is never an outlet around when you need it. What we need is the ultimate portable charging solution!
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How to set up Android 5.1’s anti-theft Device Protection

It’s worthwhile to configure a locking method & enable Android 5.1’s anti-theft Device Protection.

Networking tweaks to help your Android perform better, faster, and safer

Here are a few Android networking tweaks to mitigate risks, improve your performance, and maybe even improve your battery life in the process!

Give your Lumia a 30-inch screen with the Microsoft HD-10 (Video)

In the smartphone world, a 5″ display is pretty respectable … but what if you could add, say, 30 inches to that? Join us for a Microsoft HD-10 how-to video!
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What is build.prop and my 5 favorite tweaks

Android’s build.prop file is a treasure trove of settings that may help your device run more to your liking. Here are my favorite build.prop tweaks.