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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.

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.
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How to make your Android feel faster

This is a simple trick to speed up Android that doesn’t require root or tinkering and tampering deep within the settings.
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How to watch YouTube videos at a faster speed

Read this to find out how to change YouTube playback speed and watch videos at a faster speed. We also show you how watch videos at a slower speed.

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.

Dual Smartphone Cameras Explained: The best photo fit for you?

A popular trend for phone cameras in 2016, how can we improve photos without making phones thicker? Use TWO cameras! Dual Smartphone Cameras Explained!

Improve your smartphone photography: What is metering?

Why does your camera shoot too dark or too bright after you focus? It’s probably because of metering. What is metering? Here’s how to improve your photos!

Pocketnow Challenge July: Best fireworks photo from a smartphone?

The Pocketnow Challenge pits editors against each other. For July we battle to see who lands the best fireworks photo from a smartphone!

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.

IP68? Mil-Spec? Rugged phone standards defined!

Mil-Spec-810G? IP68? Our phones are becoming more life-proof, but what do these terms really mean? Rugged phone standards defined!

What is USB Type C, and what is it not?

As more phones are changing the connector which we use to charge and transfer data. What is USB Type C? Here’s what it can and can’t do!

How to choose the right headphones for you (video)

Headphones are a very personal purchase, and there’s no one size fits all “best” option. Here are some tips on how to choose the right headphones for you.

Photography terms defined for smartphone photographers (video)

Smartphone cameras are improving rapidly. ‘Photography Terms Defined’ should help you improve the content you shoot from your phone.

Living on the Edge: how to use the Galaxy Note Edge screen (Video)

The Galaxy Note edge screen is a 160-pixel-wide strip of pure potential – as long as you know what you’re doing. Our latest tutorial video ensures you will!

HTC One Camera Feature Tour: Everything You Need To Know (Video)

“UltraPixel” buzzwords aside, the HTC One camera is a powerful photo-taker. Learn all the myriad features of this smartphone shooter with our video tour.

Galaxy S 4 Camera: Everything You Need To Know (Video)

“Your smartphone camera has 13 megapixels and a hundred features and settings; you better learn to use it.”

Wirelessly Charge Your Galaxy S III With This Mod (Video)

Bringing wireless charging to the Samsung Galaxy S III is a cheap and fairly easy project. Watch our video to see how!

How to Get Android Jelly Bean on Your Galaxy Nexus (Video)

You’ve seen us showing off Android 4.1 our our phones, but how did we do it? And how can you get Jelly Bean on your phone? Hit play and we’ll show you!