The Galaxy S8 Has 5 Times As Many Pre-Orders As the S7

The Galaxy S8 Has 5 Times As Many Pre-Orders As the S7

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8/S8 Plus smartphones are smashing pre-order records in the company’s native country of South Korea. At the time of writing, the S8 has 5 times as many preorders as the Galaxy S7 did in its entire pre-launch phase. Preorders end on April 17. Currently, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ have received more than 550,000 preorders. That’s significantly more than the 100,000 preorders Samsung received for the Galaxy S7, and nearly triple the number of preorders for the…

How to Install a VPN on Android to Protect your Privacy (Or Get US Netflix)

How to Install a VPN on Android to Protect your Privacy (Or Get US Netflix)

Every PC and mobile security article on the internet recommends using a VPN. Even people who don’t know what a VPN is will still tell you to install a VPN. Here’s the thing: we all know VPNs are important, but most of you don’t actually use one. Today, we’re going to change that. Here’s how to protect your privacy on Android using a VPN. What’s the Point of a VPN? Why would you go all through the trouble of installing a VPN? What’s the point? What are the benefits? The…

How to Use your Android Like a Desktop PC

How to Use your Android Like a Desktop PC

Have you ever looked at the tech specs on a flagship Android? Your phone may be more powerful than your laptop or desktop PC – especially if it’s a few years old, or it was a cheap PC. Most of us, however, never take full advantage of this processing power. Today, I’m here to change that. I’m going to explain how to use your Android like a desktop PC and take full advantage of the processing power in your smartphone. By the end of it, you won’t quite have a Microsoft Surface…

7 Surprising Uses for Old Androids

7 Surprising Uses for Old Androids

I don’t know about you, but I have 3 fully-functional old Androids kicking around my house. One is in my car’s glovebox, charged, for emergency situations. The others are sitting at the bottom of desk drawers, unused. Obviously, I’m not alone. Fortunately, people have discovered plenty of creative things to do with old Androids. Here are some of the things you probably never thought about doing with your old Android smartphone or tablet. 7) Donate It to Charity Certain charities now…

5 Fast Ways to Troubleshoot WhatsApp Problems

5 Fast Ways to Troubleshoot WhatsApp Problems

WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messenger. However, it’s not immune to problems. Today, we’re teaching you how to troubleshoot WhatsApp problems – including problems delivering messages and how to protect your privacy. Check the Internet to See If WhatsApp is Down Before you freak out about WhatsApp problems, make sure you check the internet to see if the service is down for everyone or just you. There are a number of region-specific websites to check if WhatsApp is down.…

5 Surprising Ways to Speed Up Chrome for Android

5 Surprising Ways to Speed Up Chrome for Android

Have you noticed Chrome acting a little sluggish on your Android lately? It’s probably not your internet’s fault. Today, many Android users make common mistakes that can slow down Chrome’s performance. If you’re like any internet user with half a brain, then you want the fastest internet speeds possible. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the 5 best ways to speed up Chrome for Android. 5) Switch Between Tabs by Swiping Across the Address Bar You’ve probably figured out…

How to Move All Contacts to Your New Android Phone

How to Move All Contacts to Your New Android Phone

Did you just buy a new Android phone? Whether you’re switching to a new Android from an old Android, or you’re switching away from an iPhone, we’re telling you the best ways to transfer contacts to your new phone. First, one of the nicest parts about Android is that there are several easy ways to move contacts to your new Android phone. You can back up your contacts through your Google account (which actually happens automatically on most Androids), back up your contacts to hard…

WikiLeaks Posts Information Showing the CIA Can Spy on Any Android Device

WikiLeaks Posts Information Showing the CIA Can Spy on Any Android Device

Have you ever looked down at your Android camera and thought, “Is that thing looking back at me?”. Thanks to new information from WikiLeaks, we know there’s a chance someone was looking back at you. Earlier today, WikiLeaks dropped a massive collection of information onto the internet detailing how the US government is attacking devices US citizens use every day – including iPhones, Androids, smart TVs, routers, PCs, and more. An alarming number of popular devices were mentioned in…

How to Use Google Play Music Like a Pro: 4 Essential Tips

How to Use Google Play Music Like a Pro: 4 Essential Tips

Google Play Music is quickly becoming one of the most popular music streaming platforms in the world – and for good reason. But most of you aren’t using Google Play Music the way you should. Today, we’re explaining everything you need to know about how to use Google Play Music like a pro – and get the most out of your subscription. Play All your Music Through Google Play One of the cool features about Google Play is that it can host all your music – not just the songs you…

Our Top 6 Favorite Tips and Tricks for Google Maps

Our Top 6 Favorite Tips and Tricks for Google Maps

If you’re like me, you use Google Maps several times per day. I would literally get lost in my own city multiple times per week without Google Maps. But until I started researching this article, I didn’t realize how many Google Maps tips and tricks were out there. Be better, fellow Google Maps users, and start implementing these tips today: Use Maps Offline Google has changed its offline maps feature a few times over the years, and there’s some disagreement over how you actually…