keep an eye out

How to turn your old Android phone into a security camera

Not everyone wants to shell out the cash to outfit their home with cameras. You already have old devices with cameras, so why not use them as security cameras? It’s not as difficult as you might think.

speedy fast

Pixel 2 Battery: 0 to 100% in 96 minutes

People like to point to the battery capacity as the one and only thing that matters, but there’s more that goes into the equation. One part that often gets overlooked is how quickly the phone can be recharged.

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15 Gmail tips & tricks everyone should know

The official Gmail app is packed with features and tricks (some more obvious that others). We’ve got 15 tips to help you get the most out of the Gmail app.

Free Yourself

4 Reasons not to buy an Android TV with Chromecast built-in

While smart TV makers are keen on wowing you with the promise of “Netflix and Chill” at the click of a button, we’re going to buck the trend and take the stance that you shouldn’t buy an Android TV with Chromecast built-in.

battery

Pixel 2 Battery Life (First 24 Hours)

The PIxel 2 has a 2700 mAh battery, which sounds pretty small, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it will have bad battery life.

iOS will have to wait

Facebook’s new subscription tool will be Android exclusive

Facebook’s new subscription tool will launch exclusively on Android after the social media giant failed to agree on terms with Apple. The service will allow news publishers to put up paywalls for some of their articles.

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10 things only Android users will understand

Using an Android device comes with a number of quirks and feelings that only Android users can understand. That’s exactly what makes Android users different, and why we can safely say no one else understands what it’s like.

which type are you?

The 5 Types of Android Users You Meet [Part 2]

We may use hundreds of different devices with millions of different launchers, themes, and icon pack combinations, but we’re all Android users and we’re all unique.