How to Set Up Your New Surface Pro 3

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*+-Maybe Microsoft’s entertaining holiday themed commercials enticed you to buy a Surface Pro 3 or maybe a very generous family member gifted one. Now it’s time to set it up and get ready to use this versatile and fun tablet/laptop. We’ll share with readers some basic steps that will help users get the most out […]

How to Setup the iPad Air or iPad Air 2

Minimal iPAd Air 2 Case

*+-One of the most coveted tech items is usually the Apple iPad Air or iPad Air 2. They’re arguably the two best tablets money can buy. If you just received one as a gift, or bought one yourself and don’t know what to do next, we’ll show new iPad Air or iPad Air 2 owners […]

Nexus 9 Setup Guide: 5 Steps to Get Started


*+-Now that Google’s brand new Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet are both readily available to buyers in the United States, more and more users are likely opening up their brand new devices. If you just took the Nexus 9 out of the box and want to make sure you set up the Nexus […]

Nexus 6 Setup Guide: 5 Steps to Get Started


*+-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 […]

iPhone 6 Setup Guide

Here is the iPhone 6 setup guide you wish Apple included in an iPhone 6 Manual.

*+-This guide will show you the right way to set up your iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8. You can follow the step-by-step iPhone 6 setup guide below and watch our iPhone 6 setup video for a walk through. There is an iPhone 6 setup assistant that shows you through getting up […]

LG G3 Setup Guide: 5 Steps to Get Started


*+-The LG G3 finally launched in the United States this July after months of waiting following the unveiling back in May. Available now from AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon, the LG G3 is a premium flagship smartphone loaded with more features than most will ever need. Now that the LG G3 is available in stores […]

HTC One M8 Setup Guide: 5 Steps to Get Started


*+-The all new HTC One M8 is finally here after months of waiting and a few weeks being exclusive to Verizon, and is now available in stores around the US. Your new smartphone will be up and running great out of the box within minutes, but below are a few tips for getting started. In […]

How to Set Up a New MacBook Pro or MacBook Air


*+-People who received a new MacBook as gift or for themselves will need to set things up for peak performance. Let us offer some steps to get things running and to help avoid paying Best Buy or Staples to tweak settings and install software. Users can do it easily without the wait. Apple offers personal setup […]

How to Setup the PS4 (Video)

How to Setup PS4

*+-The PS4 is here and if you need help setting up the PlayStation 4 and connecting your new game console to your HDTV and the Internet here’s a walkthrough to get you on your way to gaming. If you are a parent connecting the PS4 to your HDTV or a gift, you don’t need to […]

Geek Squad Will Setup Your PS4 or Xbox One for Just $99

For $99 Geek Squad will connect your PS4 to a TV and to power!

*+-The PS4 release date is this Friday and the Xbox One a week later, and for shoppers who have money to burn or no clue how to connect cables, Best Buy’s Geek Squad will help you out. The Geek Squad Gaming Setup Service is available for $99 at your house or $29.99 in store and […]

Nexus 5 Setup Guide: 5 Steps to Get Started

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*+-The Google Nexus 5 runs great from the moment you pull it out of the box, especially with the new and improved Android 4.4 KitKat software on board. However you’ll want to make a few immediate changes to be better prepared, more secure, better performance and the best experience possible. Everyone is different when it […]

HTC One Setup Guide: Top 10 Steps to Get Started

Here are ten essential HTC One setup tips and tricks for a better experience.

*+-The HTC One is up and running out of the box in minutes, but smart users will want to change the HTC One settings to deliver a better experience. In 10 minutes, this HTC One setup guide will show users how to improve the keyboard, secure the HTC One, get free storage and much more. […]

How to Set Up Your Kindle Fire HD

How to Set up the Kindle Fire HD

*+-Did you get a Kindle Fire HD for the holidays? If so congrats on the reading, gaming and video watching tablet you’re holding. If you don’t know what to do after you get it out of the box, we’re here to show you how to set up the Kindle Fire HD and get started. We’ll walk […]

Nexus 4 Setup Guide: Top 10 Steps to Get Started


*+-The Nexus 4 runs great out of the box, but savvy users will want to change the settings for better performance and security. Google launched Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) on the Nexus 4, and with it a number of new features and better integration of apps like Google Now. With the new version of Android, […]

Nexus 7 Setup and Security Guide

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*+-Setting up the Nexus 7 is straightforward, but if you want to make sure you’re new Jelly Bean tablet is ready to rock here are 10 set up steps to perform right out of the box. This Nexus 7 setup guide covers the basics of getting the Nexus 7 configured and securing it for the […]

Verizon 4G LTE iPad Setup Issues Frustrate and Confuse

Verizon 4G LTE iPad Setup

*+-The new iPad is on sale today, and for the first time you can buy a 4G LTE iPad on Verizon or AT&T. If you picked up the AT&T 4G LTE iPad this morning you could easily move your existing iPad account over by logging in to your existing AT&T account, but on the Verizon […]

How To Set Up Your New Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire

*+-Did you get a Kindle Fire for the holidays? Awesome! You have your hands on one of the most popular multimedia machines right now and I’m sure you’re ready to get started. If you’re unsure what to do beyond the basics (or are a little unclear on the basics), we’ve got you covered. I’ll walk […]

5 Things to Do When You Get Your Galaxy Nexus [Setup and Security]

Galaxy Nexus Release Date

*+-The Galaxy Nexus has finally launched on Verizon. No doubt you are ready to get your new phone and start using it, but before you get too caught up in playing with your new toy, I wanted to share a collection of things you should do to get your Galaxy Nexus setup and secure. While […]

5 Black Friday Ripoffs To Watch For in 2011

Black Friday Ripoffs

*+-Black Friday is a day of great deals, but it is also one of the easiest days of the year to get caught up in a shopping frenzy and pay too much for a gift or gadget. I already showed you apps to help you save on Black Friday, but now I want to warn […]