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10 basic iOS tricks every iPhone owner should know

From message stickers and 3D Touch to Live Photos and Apple Pay, iOS is stuffed with features that grab headlines. But some of iOS's most useful features are the oldest ones—and they're easily overlooked.

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How to use Snapchat’s new augmented reality 3D world lenses

Snapchat is retaliating against Facebook’s clone wars by boosting its AR camera capabilities. Here’s how to add 3D animated objects to your Snapchat messages.

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How to transform your smartphone into a real-world Star Trek tricorder

Move over, James T. Kirk. The sensors lurking in your smartphone can transform it into a full-blown tricorder rival with the right apps.

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When cell phone disaster strikes, you have some options

Your cell phone is lost, stolen, or down the toilet. Don't wait until disaster strikes to prepare for the worst. Here's what you can do.

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How to create a mobile hotspot with your Android smartphone

On the road and need to connect for work? No worries, because CIO.com senior writer Sarah White, has you covered. In this video she demonstrates what it takes to turn your 4G enabled Android device into a a mobile wireless hotspot.

How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

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How to add custom ringtones to your Android phone

Go beyond the staid sounds that came with your phone by adding in some of your favorite tunes.

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4 scanning apps for easily digitizing your documents

Turn business cards, receipts, contracts, even whiteboards into high-quality scans with these favorites.

Did Apple make the iPhone 7 just to sell more Beats headphones?

Apple’s jack-less iPhone 7 may help boost sales of Beats, the world's biggest wireless headphone company. But is that the only strategy?

iPhone 7 Review: Big steps forward, but little steps back

Apple improved almost everything about the iPhone 7, from the processor to the camera. Then they took away the headphone jack. Do the iPhone 7’s drawbacks ruin the experience?

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Get more out of Android Nougat with these tips and tricks

How to use split-screen mode, the new quick settings shade, improved notifications, and more.

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How to navigate the new settings menu in Android Nougat

The reworked settings are easier to navigate and include a few useful hidden features.

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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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Five tips to soup up Chrome for Android

Google's browser had a lot to offer if you know where to look.

on greenbot.com

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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.