The wireless market is crowded, but despite the array of options it can be hard to find a good deal. AT&T T -1.47% and Verizon are well-established with widespread, high-quality service, but they also have the most expensive plans.
Want to share your family photos after your death, but take your search history to the grave? All that and more is possible with Google’s Inactive Account Manager. Let’s take a look at how you can put your Google account on autopilot when you’re no longer at the wheel.
How to Enable Split Screen for Any App in Android Nougat by How-To Geek
Android Nougat brings a host of new changes to the mobile OS, with native split screen being one of the most prominent. The problem is that it requires developers to enable the feature before it’ll work, making some (many!) apps incompatible right. But like always with Android, there’s a workaround. Best of all, it’s easy peasy.
5 ways to secure your Gmail by Asbury Park Press
With more than a billion monthly active users – yes, billion with a “b” – Gmail is by far the most popular webmail app on the planet.
And for good reason: it’s an easy-to-use and reliable cloud service that lets you log in to read your messages from anywhere, and on virtually any device (heck, even Smart TVs).
And while Gmail is relatively secure, there are a few simple things you can do to best protect yourself while using the service.
How to Back Up Your Text Messages to Your Gmail Account by How-To Geek
Backing up your text messages from your Android phone to your Gmail account is so simple, there’s no reason to not back them up and make them search-friendly in the process. Read on to see how you can turn your Gmail account into an SMS vault.
How to get the most from your Chromebook touchpad by AndroidCentral
It may only be one big button, but the multi-touch touchpad on your Chromebook can do just about anything you would ask of it.
Your Chromebook's touchpad is simple to set up and use, and a couple of handy features make it more than just a way to move the mouse pointer.
Google Photos adds new automatic creations, faster sharing by Android and Me
Google Photos has been able to put together movies since its launch, gathering photos and videos that you uploaded at an event or during a trip and then showing them off in a new creation all its own.
The movies are put together automatically, but they’ve been limited in what they could collect. That’s finally changing for the better, as Google has…
Protect Your Information – Urban Settlements by RMMK AUGUST MF S
More than 17.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014 alone. Most victims discovered their information had been compromised when their banks contacted them about suspicious activity. Thieves are more sophisticated than ever, often using technology to help them steal information. Other times, they prey on the trusting nature of people to procure personal information.
These days, more and more people turn to their phones for GPS and music in their car. And why wouldn’t they? Google Maps is way better than whatever lame system is built into your vehicle. Enter Android Auto: the best of what your phone offers, but built in to the head unit of your dash.
Android 7.0 Nougat is here for the majority of Nexus owners and will roll out throughout the next year for other Android devices. Nougat (also known as Android N) comes with a number of big changes over Marshmallow, the last Android OS. Before you download, here are some of the biggest new features to expect:
How to use multitasking in Android Nougat by Greenbot
One of the most prominent tweaks that will make a big difference in how you use Androidinvolves multitasking. It's smarter, better designed, and should move you more quickly from one app to another.
Why Inbox Is Way Better Than Gmail by Gizmodo Australia
Inbox by Gmail has been around for almost two years, and while it continues to exist alongside Gmail, it's easy to see that Google engineers see Inbox as the email app of the future.
You Asked: What Is a Chromebook? by TIME
The result was Chromebooks, laptops that run Google's Chrome OS. They come in many different shapes, sizes, and price points, but they all share a few common characteristics.
23 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try by PC Magazine
Back in 2007, Google Maps introduced Street View, which gave users access to panoramic views of just about every address in the United States, followed shortly thereafter—and somewhat more controversially—by the rest of the world.
Android 7.0 Nougat review: features, updates and changes by Android Authority
Aug 25, 2016 – Android 7.0 Nougat review: an Android version for Android fans. … Android 7.0 will be very familiar to anyone that has seen the latest Android N developer preview. Anyone that saw theAndroid N developer previews will no doubt see a lot of familiar Android Nougat features here.
8 Android Nougat features worth chewing over by Trusted Reviews
Finally, it's here. Android Nougat is now rolling out to a variety of Nexus phones after a long beta process
After the final dev preview of Nougat, that's Android 7.0, was seeded a few weeks ago we've known the full release would be coming soon. And now it's here. Well, if you have one of the supported devices that is. That list includes the Nexus 6P, 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9…
You probably know you can create and edit documents with Google Docs, but you can edit more than just .doc files. Google Drive can also convert PDF files and images of text to editable files through Google Docs. Here’s how.
Project Fi has a powerful bonus feature hidden in plain sight by Computerworld
An unassuming option can change the way you think about mobile technology — but only if you see it for its full potential.
Project Fi isn't your average mobile phone carrier.
Why Google Fi? Because it's fast, cheap and easy by Mike Elgan
The best mobile service just got way, way better. Google's poorly understood Fi is just too good to pass up (especially for nomads).
I'm a digital nomad. In fact, I've been living (and loving) the digital nomad lifestyle on and off for 10 years now. Specifically, my wife and I got rid of our house and put all our stuff into storage. Now we choose various places around the world…
19 Easter eggs hidden within your Google search bar by Business Insider
Google is a company of frightening size and scope. The sheer amount of info it has on any given internet user is astounding, and the fact that so many of us are reliant on its apps to function means it should only keep growing.
Android 7 Nougat Review: Small Update, Big Time Saver by The Wall Street Journal
Google’s latest mobile OS is focused on productivity with split-screen apps, notification-screen replies and, yes, new emojis.
Android 7 Nougat, Google’s most significant 2016 update to its mobile operating system, has arrived—hitting recent-model Nexus phones and tablets over the next few weeks, and other brands later on. While it is no monster OS overhaul, Nougat is a useful upgrade.
You've finally stepped up to Android 7.0 Nougat. Yay for shiny new toys (well … OSes)! But with all these new features and options and goodies, where should you start?
How to Use Android Nougat’s Split-Screen Mode by How-To Geek
It’s amazing it’s taken this long, but Android 7.0 Nougat finally has the ability to run two apps on the screen at the same time.