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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.

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OnePlus 5 Battery Life Review (after OxygenOS 4.5.8)

The OnePlus 5 had great battery life when it first launched, but a few emergency updates brought with them a whole new set of bugs, one that killed standby battery life on the device. Now that the 4.5.8 update has gone out, how is battery life on the OnePlus 5? Find out in our review.

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7 tips & tricks to get the most out of Hangouts

Google Hangouts is one of the most in-depth and comprehensive messaging apps available today. Here are some tips & tricks to help you master this great service

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How to use Google Allo on the web

Google has finally made it possible to use Allo on the web. Setting it up isn’t as easy as signing in with your Google account, but it’s not too difficult. Here’s how to use Allo on the web.

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We could see the Galaxy Note 8 launched much sooner than expected

Next Thursday is going to be a big deal (pun intended) for Samsung, as the company is hosting another Unpacked event in New York City. The company will be unveiling the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which will likely be the talk of the town until the Galaxy S9 is launched. While we already have …

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Android 101: Shortcuts are the best Android feature you aren’t using

If you’re an Android newbie, we’re sure you’ve already figured out how to move around and set up icons on your homescreen to your liking. That’s the easy part. In this Android 101, we wanted to educate you on one of Android’s most underused features: shortcuts.

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20+ Best Android Apps [July 2017]

A lot of apps are released in the span of one month. It can be near impossible to keep track of them all. In order to help you find only the best apps that have been released in the last month, we have assembled this list.