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150+ Google and Android tips and tricks

Google has posted a master list of over 150 tips and tricks in an effort to get folks acclimated to their various products and services. That’s no small list, and it covers a wide range of things going from Gmail and Chrome to Android and YouTube.


Love using Swappa? Fees are going up in November

Swappa is a great place to buy and sell gently used Android and iOS devices, but starting in November a change is being made to the way Swappa calculates its fees. There’s no longer a flat $10 fee.

New App

Facebook’s teens-only Lifestage app now on Android

Facebook’s video profile app designed for teens called Lifestage is now available on Android after launching on iOS back in August. No Facebook account is needed to sign up, but it’s designed for people 21 and younger.


ZTE Axon 7 MAX renders leak ahead of device reveal

ZTE is set to unveil its Axon 7 MAX tomorrow, but ahead of the big reveal some official press materials have leaked online. The most interesting thing is the device features dual cameras on the rear.

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How to hide apps, photos, and text messages on your Android Phone

We all get that uncomfortable feeling when someone else is using your phone. Something embarrassing or confidential is just a few errant swipes away. We’ve created three new guides to help you lock down personal photos, messages, and apps.

Budget Phone

T-Mobile now offering the ZTE ZMAX Pro for only $180

T-Mobile has added the ZTE ZMax Pro to its line-up just in time for the holidays. This is probably the cheapest 6″ smartphone you’ll find and while it is a budget phone, the specs aren’t half bad.


The new rumored OnePlus 3 model might be more expensive

More hints suggest the OnePlus 3T is a real phone that could be coming from the company soon. Evan Blass tweeted out a curious formula that suggests the phone is very similar to the OnePlus 3, but may be priced at a premium.

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20+ Best Android Games [August 2016]

When the heat gets unbearable you will need to seek refuge in the air conditioning. You’ll also need some new games to keep you entertained. Luckily, July brought us a plethora of awesome new Android titles.

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Huawei Mate 8 Review

The Huawei Mate 8 is the latest superphone from the Chinese manufacturer. On paper, the Mate 8 is actually better than the Nexus 6P in almost every category. Some would assume that automatically makes the Mate 8 the new king of Android. It’s not that easy.