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10 Best Android launchers for your home screen

One of the unique features of Android is the ability to change the home screen launcher. As a result, there are tons of different launchers to choose from.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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Here’s an easy way to browse any genre you want on Netflix

Netflix’s recommendations algorithm is actually pretty decent, but sometimes they include genres and categories that you have absolutely no care for, and leave out a crap ton more that you do. Thankfully there’s a way you can find exactly what you’re looking for.

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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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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.