Controlling your new Chromecast also goes beyond the Chromecast app itself. There are dozens of Android and iOS apps that'll work hand-in-hand with Chromecast. All you need to know is which button to tap. Learn how to find videos with your voice, "cast" your screen to your TV, share your Chromecast with guests, and more.
Remember when you just pressed Play on your iPhone or iPad to start listening to music? Now, you have a trio of playback options: Find out what happens when you tap Play Next, Add to Up Next, and more.
You’ve got a lot more power over your Android apps than you might think. Learn how to manage an app's stored files, clean out its temporary storage "cache," keep an app from adding a shortcut on your home screen, and more.
Nope, you can't pinch your iPhone's display to get to the home screen, nor can you swipe directly through your open apps—but you can if you're an iPad user. Read on for six gotta-know, only-for-iPad gestures.
These set-'em-and-forget-'em settings will help keep your Android phone up and running from daybreak to lights-out.
Nope, you're not the only one who's ever barked "stop it!" to your iPhone or iPad because it was being, well, a little too helpful. Luckily, you can tweak or turn off many of iOS's most nagging and intrusive features.
The new Google Photos offers some great new ways to organize and enjoy your photos. Try these highlights first.
The trusty Facebook app on your Android phone or iPhone has some nifty—and powerful—features up its sleeves. Not only can you pick and choose which friends appear in your news feed, you can also save links to interesting articles, close another of your "active" Facebook sessions, put stickies on your photos and even post updates without an Internet connection.
Clicking the volume rocker isn't the only way to control the sound on your Android phone or iPhone. You can make key taps "click," assign different ringtones to your favorite contacts, tweak your equalizer levels, and more.
As good as they are at loading web pages quickly and precisely on smaller screens, both Safari for iOS and Chrome for Android are terrible when it comes to loading a massive page-turner of an article—you know, that one you want to curl up with on a lazy Sunday. The solution: a dedicated reader app, and here's five reasons why iPhone- and Android-toting bookworms shouldn't be without one.
How to put a lid on your iPhone's cellular data use—and avoid nasty surprises on your monthly wireless bill.
Google's new Inbox for Gmail app could be a silver bullet for your email woes. But for almost every time-saving feature that Inbox brings to your smartphone or laptop, there's a drawback that'll make you think twice.
Google Now cards—those bite-sized alerts, reminders, and personalized recommendations, are so prescient, they're positively spooky. Learn how to manage what they show you, when and why.
Confused by Apple's sparse, ultra-simplified Calendar app for iOS? Read on for ten tips that'll help you get your bearings with the revamped iOS Calendar, as well as a few advanced pointers on setting default alert times, dealing with time-zone changes, adding a non-iCloud calendar, and more.
Send data from your desktop to your phone using Google search--everything from reminders and notes to setting an alarm, and even finding a lost Android device.