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Awesome gift ideas for Android users

Can't figure out what to ask for, or what to get your buddy? We can help.

How to buy a productivity tablet

Whether you're opting for an iPad or a Surface, here are five things to consider before you buy a tablet.

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8 nifty Chromecast tricks for Android and iOS users

Controlling your new Chromecast also goes beyond the Chromecast app itself. There are dozens of Android and iOS apps that'll work hand-in-hand with Chromecast. All you need to know is which button to tap. Learn how to find videos with your voice, "cast" your screen to your TV, share your Chromecast with guests, and more.

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The best free Android apps for going back to school

Sadly, it's time for fewer games and more productivity. Here's how to get your Android device ready for another school year.

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HBO Now cut loose from Apple exclusivity, is coming to Chromecast and Android devices

Let the binge watching begin, starting this summer.

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At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home

A new version of the mobile OS is said to target low-power devices with little memory.

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Sling TV lands on Android TV with $50 Nexus Player discount

Google's television platform is getting a little more hospitable to people who've ditched cable TV.

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GrandPad Senior Tablet review: This easy-to-use device can help families stay connected

The GrandPad is as much a service as it a product. And while its appeal is narrow, it serves its niche exceptionally well.


Sling TV blocks Android dongles and Fire TV sideloading

Crafty users can still install an older version to get around Dish's arbitrary restrictions.

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The 10 best widgets for your Android tablet

Instead of filling your tablet screen with a row of icons, bring it to life with these cool widgets that put information and utilities touch away.


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Satechi Smart TV Box review: Android-based set-top box does a lot, but doesn't make it easy

It can handle nearly anything your phone can do, but the learning curve is long.

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Razer's new micro-console does one thing better than Steam OS

Razer attacks living room with a new micro-console and the holy grail of living room PC gaming: a lapboard.


Tekoia’s SureMote turns your smartphone into a remote for controlling your smart home

The clever app utilizes both your Android phone’s infrared emitter and its Wi-Fi radio to control everything from your TV to your robot vacuum cleaner.