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How to type special characters and Emoji on your Android phone

You can type ü, ñ, ç, and other special characters with ease on your Android phone. Seriously.

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4 fast note-taking tips for Android and iPhone

Hold that thought! Learn how to take voice and text memos without even unlocking your phone.

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12 tips and tricks to help you get started with your new Moto X

It's Motorola's best Android phone yet, and it's chock full of neat features you'll want to set up ASAP.

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How to keep your Android phone's screen on longer

This simple tip will allow you to set your Android phone or tablet's screen timeout, and even prevent it from sleeping while it's charging.

on greenbot.com

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How to turn an old phone or tablet into a PC productivity tool

That old phone needn't sit in the junk drawer. With the right apps, it can work with your PC to add useful features or speed up tasks.

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Use your smartphone to check your remote control batteries

Are the batteries in that remote really dead? Your smartphone can help you find out.

on techhive.com

How to sell your old tech while protecting your data

Did you get a shiny new gadget this holiday season? If so, here's how to wipe your old tech clean of personal data, sell your old gear, and keep your new gadgets in shape for future reselling.

9 ways to stay below your data cap on Android and iOS

Limited data plan? No problem—we have some simple tricks that can help you cut back on data usage.

on techhive.com

Travel tips: what you can't leave behind

Planning on traveling during the holidays? Then you'll need to decide which of your tech gadgets you need to bring along. Here's how to figure that out.

on techhive.com

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Smartphone buying guide 2013: Find the phone that's right for you

You're going to use it every day for the next few years. Choose wisely!