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First things to do with your new Android phone or tablet

So you just unwrapped a brand new Android phone or tablet. Now you're thinking "what else can I do with this thing?" Here are...

PSA: Some people have $20 Google Play Store credit waiting for th...

Just a little heads up, some people are finding Google Play Store credit tucked inside their Chromecast app. Check yours and see if you're...

Want the Samsung Gear VR but don’t have a Galaxy Note 4? [Updat...

The Gear VR is designed to work with only one smartphone from Samsung’s stable of many: the Galaxy Note 4. Obviously, that leaves a...

How to watch 360 videos with the Gear VR

Just as the Samsung Gear VR can be used to watch your own imported 2D and 3D movies, it can also be used to...

How to watch 3D movies on the Samsung Gear VR

The Samsung Gear VR has plenty of potential, but it is limited by a sparse content store out of the box. The positive is...

13 Nexus 6 Tips & Tricks

The Nexus 6 (our review) may have been announced a while ago, but that doesn't mean it's any easier to buy now. If you're...

The easiest way to sideload apps on the Nexus Player

The apps and games that have been approved for Android TV work great on the platform, but few too many developers have made the...

5 easy ways to make your AT&T Nexus 6 mostly pure again

So you've gotten your AT&T Nexus 6 and the carrier's extra bit of customization doesn't sit well with you. This handle list should help...

15 Tips & Tricks for Android Lollipop Users

If you're a new Lollipop user we've got a few tips and tricks to help you get started with Google's sweetest release.

On using USB devices with the Nexus Player

In our full review of the Nexus Player, we neglected to put its Micro USB port through its proper paces. Acting on the tips...

First 15 things every Nexus 9 owner should do

Picked up (or plan on picking up) a Nexus 9 for the holidays? Here's the first 15 things you should do upon opening your...

11 things new Nexus Player owners should know

The Nexus Player is a simple machine — so simple you might have finished setting it up and found yourself asking, “What’s next?” While...

Yes, you can play Lollipop’s Android-themed Flappy Bird clone o...

Google outdid themselves with their latest easter egg, building a Flappy Bird clone right into the source code of Android 5.0 Lollipop. How could...

10 things every Motorola Droid Turbo owner should do

The Droid Turbo is hot on the scene and, perhaps quietly, one of the best Android phones out there. Only announced last week, it’s...

How to root the Nexus 9 in 9 easy steps

Chainfire has done it again, folks -- root has been achieved on the Nexus 9 for anyone and everyone willing and able to apply...