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8 ways to tame your data-hogging Android phone

Keep wireless overage charges at bay by mastering Android's robust cellular data tools and tweaking data-hogging streaming apps.

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7 Android shortcuts for doing things faster

Android boasts a series of handy shortcuts for everything from taking a screenshot to silencing notifications.

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4 ways to take charge of iOS's Background App Refresh feature

Too many apps refreshing themselves in the background can put a dent in your iPhone or iPad battery life. Keep an eye on which apps are doing the refreshing, and when.

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This is your best hope for recovering photos from a lost or stolen phone

The phone may be gone, but your pictures could live on...depending on what your phone's settings were.

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Got a new Android phone? Here's how to properly get rid of your old one

Protect and clear your data—and then sell, donate, or recycle your old phone.

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4 ways to save a web page on an iPhone or Android phone

Instead of bookmarking a URL that might disappear tomorrow, try saving a web page—permanently—to your Android or iOS handset.

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How to switch from iPhone to Android and keep all your stuff

Apple never appreciated you anyway, right? This guide will make your move easier.

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Your mobile IP address: Its safety is one thing, its privacy is another

Your mobile IP address isn't likely to be stolen. But you still need to take precautions.

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15 tips and tricks to get the most from your LG G4

The G4 is a great phone, but you can make it even greater.

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How to turn your smartphone into a remote control for YouTube on your PC

If you like watching YouTube on your PC, but wish you had a more TV-like experience this tip is for you.

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Six ways to make your iOS or Android phone easier on the eyes

These settings will make your screen a bit easier to read, from boosting the size of text to zooming your display with your fingertips.

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How to turn your old phone into a basic PC for cheap

Don't let that old smartphone waste away in your junk drawer! Turn it into an Android-powered PC for less than the cost of a couple pizzas.

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7 gotta-know iOS and Android text-messaging tricks

You can forward any text messages you receive, shush an annoying group thread, or swap in a whole new messaging app.