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Alcatel Idol 4S review

The Alcatel Idol 4S is a mid-range device with the ambition of playing with the big boys. It has a QHD display, 32GB of RAM and a near-stock version of Android. But is that enough when there are a handful of Chinese flagship smartphone selling for $400 these days?

Say Cheese!

The best Android phone for capturing memories this holiday season

The holidays are here! If you aren’t in a position to grab yourself a dedicated camera to snap photos and video of your family gatherings and happenings, then you’re likely relying on a smartphone to get the job done. Let’s help you find the right one!

Step Into Another World

GIVEAWAY: Best VR Headsets 2016

If you or someone you know could do with a quick trip to another world then find our best suggestions for VR headsets inside!

Choice is Good

You can now pre-order the Daydream View in Crimson and Snow colors

Didn’t like the gray option of the Daydream View? Well, until now, it was basically “tough luck” for you and your taste in style. Thankfully, Google is one to appeal to many, and as such they’ve unleashed 2 additional Daydream View colors to buy.

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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.

Touchdown

NFL games come to CBS All Access for $6 per month

The CBS All Access app is a service that allows subscribers to stream CBS content. One of the biggest properties that CBS owns is NFL games, but until now they haven’t been available in the app.

End-Year Shakeups

The Best Android Phone [December 2016]

As the year comes to a close, most of the Android phones for 2016 are out and available for folks to buy. The landscape of the current stable of Android phones won’t change much until the calendar turns, so if you are in need of a smartphone then now is the perfect time to buy one.

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First 11 things every Nexus 6P owner should do

Although we were a bit skeptical at first, after receiving the Nexus 6P last week and playing around with it non-stop since then, we can safely say without a shadow of a doubt: the Nexus 6P is the best Nexus device — and arguably the best Android device — to come along in years. Here are the first things you should do.

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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.

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GIVEAWAY: Best Smartwatches 2016

If you’re looking to get that special someone an awesome smartwatch, here’s a few options that may help you make that decision.