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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.

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Google I/O registration is now open

Today is February 22nd, and in case you don’t remember that means today is the day you can apply for a ticket to attend Google I/O 2017.

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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.

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Photo reveals Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus on-screen ‘Home’ button

Following yesterday’s leak which gave us out first look at the on-screen “Back” button that will make its debut on Samsung’s Galaxy S8 phones, we now have another image which shows off the on-screen “Home” button for the two phones.

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10 Best Android Camera Apps

Some phones come with ugly and over complex camera apps that can get in the way of getting the perfect shot. Thankfully, everything in Android can be easily replaced by something better.

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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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You can use Android 7.0 Nougat’s multi-window feature with any app

If you want to be able to use any app you want in split-screen on Nougat, you’ll be happy to learn there’s a very easy way to do that. All you’ll need is an Android 7.0 Nougat device, the ability to toggle a setting, and a quick phone reboot