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6 more ways to make the most of Mail for iOS 10

Customize the Mailboxes screen, tinker with iOS 10's mail filter, pick new message-swipe options, and more.

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8 great Android features that iOS needs to steal

From native gesture typing to the ability to clear your app windows in one tap, there's a slew of useful Android features that iOS is lacking.

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5 awesome Android widgets for a more useful home screen

Whether you're looking to speed-dial friends, quickly scan documents, or access directions without opening Maps, these widgets will help you get stuff done.

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3 ways Android Nougat is a must for multitaskers

Side-by-side view and 'quick switch' are a couple of the nifty ways Android Nougat supports multitasking.

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5 ways to make the most of Reddit for Android and iOS

The new official Reddit app for Android phones and iPhones makes for a better Reddit browsing experience than the full Reddit website, particularly once you know what you’re doing.

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Forget your Google password and sign in with your phone

Log in to your Google account with a few simple taps on your phone, no password required.

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6 easy ways to customize Safari on iPhone and iPad

Keep oft-visited sites to yourself, hide the Favorites and tabs bars, pick a new font and background for Reader mode, and more.

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3 handy ways to use Android's Do Not Disturb rules

Android has taken the Do Not Disturb ball and run with it, adding a series of nifty options—including "rules"—that the iPhone and iPad have yet to match.

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6 ways to make the most of iOS 9's Notification Center

If you find you aren't using the Notification Center in iOS 9, maybe you just don't have all the widgets set up the best way for you.

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6 ways to take charge of the stock Android keyboard

There's a growing list of customization options available on the "stock" Android keyboard. You can change the color of the keypad; you can also create your own background using an image from your camera roll. Read on for more.

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4 ways to be a considerate late-night iPhone or iPad user

Keep your iPhone or iPad dark and quiet by switching to dark mode in Safari, inversing screen colors, tweaking your Do Not Disturb settings, and more.

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3 hidden Android customization settings you need to try

Unlock the System UI Tuner to hide and reveal status-bar icons, rearrange the "quick settings" buttons, and more.

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5 handy mobile Dropbox features you need to try

Scan receipts directly from Dropbox, create and edit Office files, trade comments with collaborators, and more.Dropbox app with a passcode.

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5 ways to take charge of the iOS Home button

Slow down the double-click speed on your iPhone or iPad's Home button, keep the Home key from accessing Siri from the lock screen, turn on triple-click shortcuts, and more.

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7 things I learned once I built my first PC

There's always a first time for building a PC, and the guides can only go so far when it gets to specific details for each part. Read on for seven things I wished I'd known before I started.