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Take control of notifications with Android Marshmallow's Do Not Disturb feature

Marshmallow further bolsters Android's existing notification muting features thanks to an enhanced Do Not Disturb feature.

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Leaked screenshots purportedly show Apple Music app for Android

The leaked screens show various parts of the app, such as the For You screen and Beats One.


Xbox beta app for Windows 10 gains new social features

The latest update also makes it easier to find games and redeem codes in the store.

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'Hey Cortana!' Microsoft's assistant for Android goes hands-free with the latest update

You can now activate Cortana for Android by saying "Hey Cortana!" There are some limitations, though.

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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.

China's Tianjin is latest disaster zone to attract drones

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.