Moto X Android 5.0 Update Arrives for More Users

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Earlier this week we confirmed the Moto X Android 5.0 Lollipop update was in the final rounds of the testing phase and being prepared for delivery to multiple owners of the new Moto X 2014 (2nd Gen) in the United States, and last night it officially started. One of the first smartphones to receive the […]

3 Great Time Machine Alternatives for Mac

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If you use a Mac and want to back up your files, Time Machine might just be a viable option, but it’s simply not up to snuff for all Mac users. Here are three Time Machine alternatives that you may want to consider if you’re looking for something else. OS X comes with a free […]

Moto X Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Coming Soon

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One of the first smartphones to receive the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update was the new Moto X 2014 model released earlier this year, and now we’re hearing it’s coming soon for more users. More specifically, those on Verizon Wireless. In 2013 the original Moto X was among the first smartphones updated to the latest […]

How to Downgrade to iOS 8.1 from iOS 8.1.1

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iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier last week and it aims to fix a handful of bugs and improve performance on the older iPhone 4s and iPad 2. However, the update also patches up the Pangu iOS 8 jailbreak, and the update could also cause general problems with your device. If you happen to be an […]

HTC One Android 5.0 Update Pushed Back for Some

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The release and update to Android 5.0 Lollipop hasn’t been as smooth as many had hoped, with Google seeing delays and slowly pushing out updates to each Nexus device. To make things worse we received bad news today. Last week we confirmed the HTC One Google Play Edition devices would get Android 5.0 early this […]

16 Nexus 6 Tips, Tricks & Hidden Features

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Now that the Nexus 6 is here and running Google’s latest Android 5.0 Lollipop software update users will want to know about everything the phone and OS update have to offer. And while there is still plenty to learn, below is a quick video and list of 16 or so tips and tricks to help […]

How to Change Keyboards on the Nexus 6

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With Android 5.0 Lollipop now readily available for many Nexus devices, and slowly being pushed as a software update for many smartphones from Motorola, LG, Samsung, HTC and more, owners will want to know how to do certain tasks. One that we’ve already started getting questions about is changing the keyboard on Android 5.0, and […]

Android 5.0 vs Android 4.4 Walkthrough: What’s New in Lollipop

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For those that want to see what’s new in Android 5.0 Lollipop you can see the changes in our 5.0 vs Android 4.4 KitKat walkthrough below. This is a comparison of Android 5.0 Lollipop vs Android 4.4.4 KitKat on the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 5 from last year. This Android 5.0 walkthrough shows off […]

How to Update to iOS 8.1 Without Updating to iOS 8.1.1

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iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier this week and it aims to fix a handful of bugs and improve performance on the older iPhone 4s and iPad 2. However, the update also patches up the Pangu iOS 8 jailbreak, so if you haven’t updated to iOS 8.1 already, you’re at the risk of not being able […]

HTC One Android 5.0 Update: 3 New Details Emerge

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Google’s latest and greatest software update to the Android operating system, Android 5.0 Lollipop, is slowly but surely rolling out to many Nexus smartphones and tablets, and a few select Motorola and LG handsets. However, HTC is up next and today we’ll be sharing a few details regarding the HTC One and HTC One M8 […]

How to Disable Lockscreen Notifications on the Nexus 6

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Google’s Nexus 6 running the completely revamped Android 5.0 Lollipop update is finally available from multiple carriers in the United States, and shipping from both Motorola.com and the Google Play Store. Now that the handset is making its way to buyers, many will likely want to change some of the settings or features on the […]

iOS 8 May Add Beats Music as a Default App in Future Update

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As if users needed more apps to put away in an “Unused” folder, it’s said that the Beats Music streaming app might turn into a default app on iOS devices, joining the ranks of Safari, Notes, Mail, and other built-in iOS apps that every iPhone and iPad user gets with their device. According to the […]

HTC One Android 5.0 Update Delayed for Some

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The release and update to Android 5.0 Lollipop hasn’t been very smooth, with Google seeing delays and slowly pushing out updates to each Nexus device, and now we’ve received bad news for some HTC One owners. Last week we confirmed the HTC One Google Play Edition devices would get Android 5.0 early this week, but […]

Chrome for Mac Just Got a Lot Better

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Google Chrome hasn’t been the most friendly web browser on OS X, but a new 64-bit version of Chrome for Mac has released, which aims to increase performance and manage RAM better than previous versions. Of course, most newer Macs are 64-bit compatible, while older Macs are on 32-bit, and since Google is retiring the […]

Nexus 6 Setup Guide: 5 Steps to Get Started

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The new Google Nexus 6 smartphone runs great from the moment you pull it out of the box thanks to the completely redesigned and lively Android 5.0 Lollipop software update. However you’ll want to make a few immediate changes to be better prepared, more secure, achieve better performance and enjoy the best experience possible. Now […]

How to Disable Ambient Display on the Nexus 6

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The new Nexus 6 is a powerful smartphone packed with lots of features thanks to Google and Motorola, but one a few users will want to disable is something called Ambient Display. With Android 5.0 Lollipop Google added a new feature for the lockscreen, showing little notification previews rather than just a boring notification LED […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Arrives for NVIDIA Shield Tablet

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This week has been all about the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update rolling out to many Nexus smartphones and tablets, but we have one more tablet getting it today.  NVIDIA recently confirmed the company’s impressive new SHIELD Tablet will be among the first tablets to run Google’s latest Android 5.0 update, and today it’s finally […]

iOS 8 Jailbreak Made iOS 8 More Secure, Says Apple

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iOS 8.1.1 released this week, arriving with a handful of bug fixes and performance improvements mostly for the older iPhone 4s and the iPad 2. However, one big change that most users didn’t see was that the latest update patched up the new iOS 8 jailbreak. The iOS 8 jailbreak was released last month shortly […]

5 iOS 8 Cydia Tweaks That Fix iPhone Annoyances

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The iOS 8 jailbreak is officially out and available for all iPhones and iPads that are capable of running iOS 8. Here are five iOS 8 Cydia tweaks that work with the latest version of iOS that fix some of the iPhone’s biggest annoyances. The Pangu dev team is responsible for this latest jailbreak and […]

OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 WiFi Problems Still Persistent

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Yesterday Apple released a minor update for OS X Yosemite in the form of version 10.10.1, which aimed to fix those pesky WiFi problems that many users have been experiencing, as we expected, but it seems that the update isn’t quite working out for some users. Ever since the release of OS X Yosemite, many […]