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How to get to Android Marshmallow's hidden file manager

Did you know you can browse your phone's file system on Android Marshmallow without downloading a separate app? We'll show you how.

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Use Bluetooth to improve GPS accuracy on Android Marshmallow

Improve your phone's location accuracy with the flip of a switch.

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How to make sense of Android Marshmallow's new memory manager

Android's new memory manager makes it easier than ever to make sense of how your Android phone is using its RAM.

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How to change your default browser and phone apps in Android Marshmallow

Android M makes it simpler to change your default browser, phone, and SMS apps.

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Windows 10 Build 10565 will let you send texts using Cortana

Cortana's new texting capabilities join new Messaging, Skype, and Phone apps in Build 10565.

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Report: US Government will require drone owners to register

According to NBC News, the US Government could have a registration system in place by Christmas.

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How to turn off heads-up notifications in Android Marshmallow

Not a fan of Lollipop's heads-up notifications? Android Marshmallow lets you turn them off for individual apps.

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Tip: Delete apps on Android Marshmallow without leaving the homescreen

No more digging through the Settings to delete an app—now you can remove it with a quick drag and drop.

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How to turn off doze mode for specific apps in Android Marshmallow

Doze mode will help save your phone's battery, but you can easily switch it off if you want.

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How to customize Android Marshmallow’s Quick Settings tray

A hidden feature in Android Marshmallow lets you add, remove, and rearrange shortcuts in the Quick Settings tray. Here's how to use it.

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How to toggle app permissions in Android Marshmallow

Managing app permissions gets a lot easier in Android Marshmallow. Here's what you need to know.

Tesla S autopilot features to arrive October 15th

Version 7 of Tesla's software package brings with it several autopilot features, but fully autonomous vehicles aren't quite ready...yet.

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This dongle brings Xbox One Wireless Controller support to Windows 10

A $25 USB add-on will let you use your Xbox One controller with your Windows games, and it's only days away.

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Hulu to introduce its own VR app next month

Hulu joins Netflix in offering an app for the Gear VR headset, and is among the first of what will surely be many VR apps to come from content providers.

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Android Marshmallow: All the little things

Android Marshmallow isn't the massive, top-to-bottom overhaul that Lollipop was, but it has plenty of features and enhancements. Here are 27 you may not know about.