How to Install Android 5.1 Lollipop on the Nexus 4

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Back in March Google finally announced and released the highly anticipated Android 5.1 Lollipop update for most Nexus smartphones and tablets. However, the updates have been slow to arrive for most users, and hasn’t arrived at all for others. The Nexus 9 is still stuck on Android 5.0.1, and now this week the Nexus 4 […]

How to Open & Edit a PowerPoint Presentation Online Free

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There are usually two kinds of people. Historically, you are either someone who frequently creates and edits presentations in Microsoft’s PowerPoint app or you aren’t. For years, Microsoft has offered Desktop versions of PowerPoint in standalone packages for $129. In addition to that, buying a copy of Microsoft Office Home & Student for $139 also includes […]

How to Disable Blinkfeed on the HTC One M9

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Now that the shiny new two-tone aluminum HTC One M9 smartphone is available on carrier shelves, buyers are starting to get it and set everything up. One of the most popular features of the One series is Blinkfeed. HTC’s own custom app designed to deliver news, sports, social, and even email updates all right to […]

How to Fix Bad iOS 8.3 Battery Life

Our advice on installing iOS 8.2 on the iPhone 6 Plus.

Yesterday, Apple released an iOS 8.3 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. And while some feedback has been good, some users are experiencing issues with iOS 8.3 battery life. With bad iOS 8.3 battery life in mind, we want to offer some fixes that could help to boost battery life on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch […]

How to Use the HTC One M9 as a Remote Control

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The powerful new HTC One M9 is packed full of impressive features and a stylish two-tone aluminum design, but the phone can also double as an easy remote control. Just like the Galaxy S5 last year and a few phones from LG, the HTC One M9 can act as a remote control for any room […]

How to Return to Default Theme on the HTC One M9

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The HTC One M9 is finally starting to ship to buyers and is set to hit carrier shelves on April 10th. As more owners get it they’ll have lots of questions. One of the best new features of the HTC One M9 is the theme engine, allowing owners to change the entire look, feel, font, […]

How to Disable HTC One M9 Automatic App Updates

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The HTC One M9 is finally starting to ship to buyers and is set to hit carrier shelves on April 10th. As more owners get it they’ll have lots of questions. One thing we constantly get questions about are apps that update automatically, so here we’ll explain how to disable that from happening on your […]

How to Turn Off WiFi Calling on the HTC One M9

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The HTC One M9 is now available in the United States from multiple sources, hitting carriers on April 10th, and even shipping a few days early for those who pre-ordered on T-Mobile. Now that the device is in users hands, we’re starting to get a lot of questions regarding the new phone. One of which […]

How to See Text Message Previews on the Galaxy S5 & Galaxy Note 4

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the bigger Galaxy Note 4 are both packed full of features and sensors. From a fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor, to even an infrared blaster to act as a remote control. These phones can do a lot of fancy things, but one thing many want is text message previews on […]

How to Take a Screenshot on the HTC One M9

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The shiny new two-tone aluminum HTC One M9 was announced earlier this month and is finally starting to ship for those who’ve pre-ordered, and will hit most carrier stores in the US starting April 10th. Now that consumers are starting to get their hands on it, we’re getting asked a lot of questions. Here we’ll […]

How to Use the DROID Turbo as a Personal Hotspot

Read our Droid Turbo review to learn what we like about this smartphone.

The Motorola DROID Turbo can act as a personal hotspot, a portable internet connection that can be shared to the millions of iPad, Nexus 7 and laptops we use. Letting them connect to the internet anywhere there is a cell phone signal. Here we explain how to use the Turbo as a personal WiFi hotspot. […]

How to Turn on Encryption for Android

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Every version of Android since Android 3.0 Honeycomb has had a feature called Full Disk Encryption, but with Android 5.0 Lollipop Google promised to make this enabled by default. Here we’ll explain how to enable or turn on Encryption for your Android smartphone or tablet. Google recently flip-flopped on that promise of having all devices […]

How to Use the Galaxy Note 4 as a Personal Hotspot

Stock up with these awesome Galaxy Note 4 apps.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 can act as a personal hotspot, a portable internet connection that can be shared to the millions of iPad, Nexus 7 and laptops we use. Letting them connect to the internet anywhere there is a cell phone signal. Here we explain how to use the Note 4 as a personal […]

How to Change the Galaxy Note 4 Lockscreen

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With the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 available around the United States from all major carriers, and loaded full of neat features and controls, we get a lot of questions from consumers and fans regarding how to perform certain tasks. One of which is controlling or changing the Galaxy Note 4 lockscreen. If you’re the proud […]

How to Use the Galaxy Note 4 as a Remote Control

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The powerful Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is packed full of impressive features and sensors. From a fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor, UV sensor, and stylus, to even an Infrared blaster to act as a remote control. Just like the Galaxy S5 last year, and a few phones from LG, the Galaxy Note 4 can act […]

How to Close Apps on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is one of the fastest and most powerful smartphones available today, and as a result users will end up multi-tasking and opening a wide array of apps, or using the S-Pen stylus for tons of content consumption and creation. With 3GB of RAM and plenty of processing power you can run […]

How to Disable Nexus 6 Automatic App Updates

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When it comes to using a smartphone like the impressively big Nexus 6 that’s loaded with tons of features, options, and more, sometimes it can get a bit confusing. One thing we constantly get questions about are apps automatically updating, so here we’ll explain how to disable that and stop it from happening on your […]

16 Basic Tips for Mastering the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 balances laptop with tablet in a single, useful 2-in-1 package, but for some people the device includes features that can confuse new owners. We offer 16 basic tips for mastering the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, its features, accessories and software. A lot of our basic tips will cater to the beginning Surface […]

How to Install Android 5.1 Lollipop on the Nexus 6

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Earlier this week Google announced and released the highly anticipated Android 5.1 Lollipop update for most Nexus smartphones and tablets. However, the updates are slow to arrive for all users, and some may want to install Android 5.1 on the Nexus 6 right now. This guide will show you how to install the brand new Android […]

What To Do When Apple App Store, iTunes Store or Mac App Store Go Down

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Sometimes the Apple App Store, iTunes Store or the Mac App Store will go down for many users. This happened recently and Apple acknowledged the outage on their System Status site. So what should Apple users do if this happens? iPhone and iPad users will see the problem when they open the App Store on their iPhone […]