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What to do if I forget my lock pattern? [Android 101]

The Android pattern lock is an extremely handy way to put a layer of security on your device. However, unlike a pin code or password it can be easy to forget. What do you do then? We’ve got the answer for you.

Hands-on

A look at the new features in Android O [VIDEO]

We don’t know the name of Android O yet, but we got our hands on the long list of new features. For a first release, there’s a good amount of new stuff to check out.

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Don’t be this girl: Hide porn from your Android phone’s browser history

You might want to think twice the next time you’re feeling a bit aroused and want to check some porn sites out on the go, or you could end up like the young, unfortunate catalyst for what has quickly become a very embarrassing joke. Read on for tips on how to make sure your porn (or anything sensitive) stays out of your Android phone’s browsing history.

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How to turn off iMessage when switching from iPhone to Android

Have recent major Android releases like the HTC One M8 and Samsung Galaxy S5 lured you away from your iPhone? Unfortunately, a side effect of the changeover might cause your new device to be unable to receive text messages.

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9 features the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 stole from Android

The cat is out of the bag: the iPhone 7 is here! Apple introduced some interesting changes, additions, and improvements on this milestone release, and they did everything they could to make it sound magical, revolutionary, and “new.” But how much of that “newness” is actually old news? Lets find out!

Benchmarks

Snapdragon 835 tops all competitors in benchmark tests

Chipset manufacturers love to talk a big game about how their chips are the fastest and most efficient in all the lands. And more often than not, that is true for at least a short amount of time. So, it’s no secret that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 follows that same track. It’s the newest, freshest, biggest …