How to Check Data Usage on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Anyone who’s used a smartphone and subscribes to a limited wireless data plan fears going over their monthly allotment, especially if the person shares data with a family or group of friends. That makes monitoring the use of data important. Thankfully the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and some apps from the Google Play Store will help […]

How to Change Screen Brightness on Android Wear

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Google’s brand new Android-based operating system built for wearable gadgets and technology called Android Wear is officially here. The first two smartwatches running Android Wear were revealed a few weeks ago at Google I/O, and went up for sale in early July. With Android Wear now out and in the wild with users enjoying their […]

How to Factory Reset an Android Wear Smartwatch

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Now that Android Wear is readily available on a few different smartwatches being sold directly by Google in the Play Store, consumers are starting to get their hands on the new wearable gadget. After being announced a few weeks ago at Google I/O following a short teaser in March, users can now enjoy the first wave […]

How to Change Watch Faces on Android Wear

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After being announced a few weeks ago at Google I/O, Google’s new Android Wear platform for smartwatches and other wearable technology is finally here. Now that consumers are starting to receive Android Wear-powered devices like the LG G Watch, you’ll want to know how to navigate and use it. Android Wear was designed with simplicity […]

How to Watch Live Television on the Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console isn’t just a gaming box. It’s also a universal remote and input for your television set. Making the most out of the Xbox One’s live television functionality is slightly complicated. Here’s what you need to know, and what you need to do, to watch live television on the Xbox One. […]

How to Speed up the Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 & Note 3 in Seconds

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When Google first debuted Android 4.4 KitKat on October 31st 2013 there was something extremely different about the operating system hiding beneath the surface. It’s called ART, which stands for Android Runtime, and below we’ll explain how to enable it to instantly speed up your Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, Note 3, or any other […]

Guide to the Windows 8 Start Screen With a Mouse and Keyboard

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If you’re new to Windows 8 you’ve noticed the Start Screen by now. It’s that interface that includes fullscreen apps and Live Tiles. Microsoft officially replaced the Start Menu with it because it wanted to create a version of Windows and an app store that was capable of running on tablets, laptops and desktops. It […]

How to Get the Android L Keyboard Now

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This week Google shocked the mobile and Android world by not only showing off the next version of Android months in advance, similar to how Apple teases iOS, but they also released it to the public in a developer preview state. Android L is the new and exciting kid on the block, but sadly you […]

How to Watch the Google I/O 2014 Livestream

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Google’s annual developer conference kicks off today in San Francisco, where the company is expected to have a slew of new announcements, show off its latest technology, and give us a glimpse of Android 4.5 or 5.0 before releasing it later this year. Google I/O takes place over the course of two fun-filled days full […]

How to Multitask in Windows 8.1

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In Windows 8 Microsoft added new kinds of apps. Called Windows Store apps, these are the small pieces of software that Windows 8 users flock to when they want a touch friendly experience or to use any of Microsoft’s latest and greatest products. Those Windows Store apps aren’t like the other apps you might be […]

How to Run Mac Apps on Android with Parallels Access

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Some Android users own Macs and wish they could run a special piece of OSX software on their Android tablet or smartphone. The solution: the newly updated Parallels Access, which formerly only ran on an iPad. It now works on Android phones or tablets, as well as the iPhone. This lets Android owners use their device to run specialized software installed on […]

How to Disable Blinkfeed on the HTC One M8

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One of the most popular features of the original HTC One and the new HTC One M8 is Blinkfeed. HTC’s own custom app designed to deliver news, sports, social, and even email updates all right to the users homescreen. While the beautiful hardware and aluminum design of the HTC One M8 has been one of […]

How to Take a Screenshot on the HTC One M8

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The new shiny aluminum HTC One M8 was announced and released earlier this year after being one of the most leaked devices in recent history. Now that consumers are starting to get their hands on it, we’re getting asked a lot of questions. HTC’s new handset is completely packed full of advanced features (like that […]

How to Keep the Galaxy S5 Screen on Longer

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 has tons of features enabled right out of the box, but not every setting will be right for each particular user. When it comes to using a smartphone we all have different needs, wants, or preferences, and one of those is how long the screen timeout period lasts. Screen timeout is […]

How to Star Favorite Contacts on the Galaxy S5

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If you’re one of those social butterflies that has a lot of contacts, or just would like to make certain people more accessible on the Galaxy S5, you’ll need to star or “favorite” certain contacts. When you have tons of contacts like me scrolling through the huge list of people saved to your phone can […]

How to Use Your Music as an Alarm on the Galaxy S5

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If you’re like me, the subtle and calming tones of the Samsung Galaxy S5 alarm clock app just don’t cut it. If you’re wanting to add a bit of your own style or customize to the alarm, below we’ll explain how you can set any song you own as the Galaxy S5 wake up tone. […]

How to Turn off S Voice on Galaxy S5

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You can turn off S Voice on the Galaxy S5 to make it easier to access Google Now and speed up the home button response time. This guide will show you how to turn off the S Voice home button shortcut on the Galaxy S5 and how to completely turn off S Voice if you […]

How to Watch the Indy 500 Online: 2014 Indy 500 Live Stream

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Indy Car fans can watch the Indy 500 online with Watch ABC and ABC Online where the broadcast company will offer a free 2014 Indy 500 live stream on Sunday May 25th  at 12PM Eastern. Users can watch this on the iPhone, iPad, Android, computer and the Kindle Fire The 2014 Indy 500 pre race […]

Tips and Tools for Making Awesome Presentations on Android Tablets

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While most communicators doing presentations with a tablet will likely go with an iPad, some of us prefer the Android platform and want to do all that iPad users can do. It’s not as easy to conveniently do good presentations on Android tablets as it is on an iPad, but with some effort, a great […]

How to Fix Slow Galaxy S5 Camera Performance

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The all-new Samsung Galaxy S5 was announced and released earlier this year to tons of excitement, and so far it’s one of the best smartphones for 2014. While we’ve shared plenty of how to’s on the Galaxy S5 already, one question regarding the camera continues to arrive. On board the Galaxy S5 is a 16 […]