Don't-Miss Phone Stories

How to Connect Your HDTV and Smartphone With MHL

Do you own an MHL-certified smartphone, tablet, or HDTV? Mobile High-Definition Link technology lets your mobile device play movies, games, and apps in HD on your big screen. Here's how to make an MHL connection in your home theater.


How to Root Your Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Rooting an Android smartphone is not for the faint of heart. Follow our simple guide to better understand how to root your Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone.


Dry a Wet Phone, MP3 Player, or Camera with a Bheestie Bag

Did your device go for an unintended swim? This $20 product promises to suck out every drop of moisture, hopefully leaving your gizmo good as new.


Sync Browser Bookmarks Between Windows and Android

JimH443 asked the Web Browsing and Email forum how to keep the same browser bookmarks on his PC and his Android phone


How To Get Your Photos Off Instagram

With more than fifteen million accounts, chances are good that you or someone you know uses Instagram to edit and share photographs online. Here's how to download those photos to your hard drive.


How to buy a smartphone for business

Want a phone that can double as a personal assistant? How about one that can help you make presentations on the go? Here’s what you need to know before buying a business-friendly smartphone.

Tools for Smartphone-Only Travel

Pulling off laptop-free business travel requires new hardware, a handful of apps and some extra planning. These tools can help.


How to Test a Phone In the Store

Use our experts' guide to in-store testing before you spend big bucks on your next smartphone.


How to Stay Below Your Data Cap on Android

10 easy tips to help Android users avoid cellular overage charges and data throttling.


How to Install the Silk Browser on Any Android Device

Amazon's Silk browser precaches popular websites on Amazon servers in an attempt to speed up your Web browsing, and until recently it was exclusive to the Kindle Fire. Here's a guide to hacking it onto your rooted Android smartphone or tablet.


12 Ways to Make Your Online Profile Work for You

Proactively managing your online persona is a must if you're serious about your career.

Android ROM Roundup

It's easy to install a custom operating system on your Android device, but which one is right for your needs? We install and test some of the most popular Android ROMs on the Web to help you find the one that's perfect for you.


How to Locate Your Unprotected Android Device

If you lose your Android smartphone and didn't proactively install a security or remote locator app, you can still find your missing phone by following our handy guide.