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It’s Time to Ditch Your Old Android Phone

Android phones have been commonplace for well over a decade. Nearly everyone who has used one has used more than one. You probably have some old phones laying around, and it’s well past time to get rid of them….

How to Get Reminders for Android Notifications

At times, it can feel like smartphones exist purely to bother us with notifications. There are important notifications among the noise, though, and you don’t want to forget about them. Android allows you to easily set reminde…

Why Doesn’t My Android Phone Have a WPS Button?

WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) allows devices to connect to an internet access point without a password. Instead, you just have to press a button. This feature is not available on Android anymore, but it used to be. Why is that?…

How to Delete Duplicate Files on Android

Running out of storage space can make your Android phone feel old. An easy way to clear out some space is to remove duplicate files, but that can be a pain. We’ll show you an easy way to do it.

Does Your Android Phone Need an Antivirus App?

You may be surprised to learn that Android is the most popular operating system on the planet—even bigger than Windows. That makes it a target for malicious attacks. But do you actually need antivirus apps on your Android p…

Why You Should Try Firefox on Android

Google Chrome has a stronghold grip on Android users. It’s pre-installed on many Android devices, which gives it a clear advantage over the alternatives. One such alternative you’ve probably heard of is Firefox, and it deserv…

Samsung’s Android Browser Is Great, Actually

There’s a stigma attached to apps from phone manufacturers. They tend to feel like unnecessary bloatware. However, Samsung Internet—the company’s blandly named browser—is an exception. It’s actually quite good, and it’s n…

Read This Before You Buy an Amazon Fire Tablet

Amazon’s Fire tablets are popular for their super affordable price tags. However, as tempting as those prices may be, there are glaring drawbacks. You may regret your purchase if you don’t know what you’re getting into….

Why You Should Use Samsung Health

There’s a common assumption that apps made by the phone vendor itself aren’t good. This is true much of the time—especially with Android phones—but not always. For example, Samsung Health is an excellent app for your fitn…
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