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4 easy ways to keep your iCloud password safe

Your iCloud account will be easy pickings for hackers unless you take these few basic security measures.

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9 nifty Gboard for Android tricks you need to try

Translate as you type, call up the numeric keypad whenever you want, get a dedicated row of number keys, and more.

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6 easy ways to keep your Android phone secure

There are plenty of ways to keep your Android handset safe from the most common security threats, all with a minimum of effort. Read on to learn about the right passcodes, security settings and other safeguards.

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5 handy things the Photos app can do with your iPhone snapshots

These tips will help you find best features Photos has to offer—draw shapes, write captions, publish a gallery online, un-delete a trashed photo, and more.

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6 ways to maximize the Android phone dialer

Rearrange your speed-dial contacts, get phone numbers for nearby businesses, send annoying callers straight to voicemail, duck spam calls, and more.

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8 handy things to do with your new Google Assistant

From telling it what to call you to playing tic-tac-toe, here are some nifty ways to get started with your new Assistant.

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8 Android app shortcuts that are actually useful

Save yourself some taps while freeing up storage space, creating reminders, scanning receipts, recording audio notes, and more.

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6 gotta-know Spotify tips for Android and iOS

Save Spotify radio stations for offline listening, snip out the gaps between songs, keep the music playing when your playlist runs out, and more.

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5 alternative (and easier) ways to unlock your Android phone

You can set your Android phone to unlock itself when it's in your pocket, while you're near a certain location, when it hears your voice, and more.

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6 essential settings to make your iPhone and iPad display easier on the eyes

Make text larger, or just bolder. Zoom in on all of the screen or just parts. And finally get buttons to look like buttons again, with these helpful tips for iOS 9 and later.

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The safest ways to lend someone your Android phone

You can let people borrow your device without revealing your open apps, browser tabs, or personal data.

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How to get iOS-style VIP alerts in Gmail for Android

Keep the Gmail alerts on your Android phone quiet except for messages from your hand-picked inner circle.

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7 ways to make the most of Google Keep for Android and iOS

Add narration to a doodle, color-code your notes, share a note with a friend, save selections from a web page, and more.

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How to mirror Android SMS alerts on an iOS device

With the help of a clever app, you can create an "applet" that will trigger an iOS alert whenever your Android device gets a text message.

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4 ways to keep from sleeping through your Android alarm

You'd be surprised how easy it is to accidentally silence a pending Android alarm—or snooze right through it, for that matter.