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The Best AirTag Alternative for Android

Apple Apple AirTags offer an easy and cheap way to track tons of everyday objects. The only problem is they’re locked to Apple products. Android users have several options, but there’s one that stands above the rest. These simple Bluetooth-enabled devices can be attached to things and you can track their location with an app. Android users might miss out on the easy system-level integration of AirTags on the iPhone, but they aren’t without options. The Best: Tile Mate Tile…

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Saying Goodbye to Internet Explorer

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Why Smaller SSDs Are Slower Than Larger SSDs

SSDs with larger capacities reliably post better performance numbers than smaller capacity drives of the same make and model. If you don’t know anything about how SSDs work, this seems like a mystery, but the reason behind the slowdown makes perfect sense. Larger SSDs Have More Data Channels and DRAM An SSD consists of NAND memory chips arranged in clusters, connected to an SSD controller. The controller is an intelligent device that decides where to physically store data on the…

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The Best Wi-Fi 6E Routers of 2022

Table of Contents What to Look For in a Wi-Fi 6E Router in 2022Best Wi-Fi 6E Router Overall: ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000Best Budget Wi-Fi 6E Router: Linksys MR7500 Hydra Pro 6EBest Wi-Fi 6E Router for Gaming: Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500Best Mesh Wi-Fi 6E Router: Netgear Orbi RBKE963Best Budget Mesh Wi-Fi 6E Router: ASUS ZenWiFi ET8 What to Look For in a Wi-Fi 6E Router in 2022 Wi-Fi 6E is a relatively new technology, so there aren’t as many available Wi-Fi 6E routers as there are Wi-Fi…

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Google’s Pixel Fold Is Postponed Indefinitely, Our Sources Reveal

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Instagram Will Now Display Amber Alerts to Help Find Missing Children

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How to Make the Android Home Screen Look Like an iPhone

Joe Fedewa The most noticeable difference between the iPhone and Android is the home screen. While Android home screens can look wildly unique, the iconic iOS home screen is very distinct. We’ll show you how to get that look on Android. iPhone Home Screen Essentials iPhone home screen. What will we need to replicate the iconic iPhone home screen? First and foremost, it’s the icons—they all have the same rounded-square shape. Up to four apps can be put into the…

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Android Notifications Are Still Miles Ahead of the iPhone

Joe Fedewa Notifications are a huge part of the smartphone experience and Android and the iPhone have vastly different approaches to them. Apple has made big improvements over the years, but Android notifications are still superior. I’ll show you why. I’ve been using Android phones for over a decade, but I recently started using an iPhone full-time. The notifications situation is one area that I have a lot of thoughts about. Android’s notification system has more or less been the…

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How to Enable or Disable Bluetooth on Android

If you need to connect short-range wireless peripherals to your Android device, Bluetooth has you covered. Also, you might need to turn off Bluetooth at times. Here’s how to do both on Android. How to Turn On Bluetooth on Android The fastest way to enable Bluetooth on an Android device is by using the Quick Settings drop-down menu, which you can open by swiping downward from your menu bar twice. Once the Quick Settings menu appears, tap the “Bluetooth” button…

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How to Use “Lockdown Mode” on Android

Every Android device has a lock screen with some sort of security. Most of the time, that’s enough— but what if you want a little extra security? That’s where the “Lockdown” feature comes in. What Is “Lockdown” on Android? There are a handful of security methods you can use to prevent someone from getting into your Android phone. However, not all of these methods are secure as others. For example, the face unlock on many Android devices is surprisingly easy…

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5 Features Google Pixel Phones Should Steal From Samsung

NYC Russ/Shutterstock.com Love it or hate it, Samsung Galaxy devices have tons of features. Pixel phones, on the other hand, are very simple. Google could learn a thing or two from Samsung and make Pixel devices even better. We have some suggestions. More Camera Modes Justin Duino Google loves to boast about the camera prowess of the Pixel series. Indeed, Pixel phones do have some of the best cameras you can find in a smartphone. However, the camera software on…