The 8 best Android VPN apps for privacy and security

The 8 best Android VPN apps for privacy and security

aybe you want to hide your location to get U.S. Netflix from another country, maybe you’re connecting to a public Wi-Fi network and you don’t want to expose any sensitive data, or perhaps you’re just concerned about being snooped on in general. The online...

Google’s crackdown causes fake Maps listings to drop by 70 percent since 2015

Google’s crackdown causes fake Maps listings to drop by 70 percent since 2015

Google Maps is getting more accurate. The internet giant said it has taken a number of steps over the past few years to reduce fake results popping up in Google Maps — and they appear to be working. The number of fake listings has fallen by a whopping 85...

Google may combine Home and Wi-Fi hub into a single product

Google may combine Home and Wi-Fi hub into a single product

Google has big plans for its connected home hardware, but its strategy has been two-pronged as of late, involving both Google Home and its Wi-Fi router. That may not be the case in the future, however, as it is purportedly looking to combine both of these...

Tired of boring Facebook profile photos? Upload a profile video instead — here’s

Tired of boring Facebook profile photos? Upload a profile video instead — here’s

Profile pictures put the “face” in Facebook – serving as an online representation of your persona (or perhaps your cat). Cover photos, on the other hand, dress up your profile page with a larger image. Uploading either one is simple, but if you’re new to...

9 Cool Features Hidden in Android 7.0 Nougat

9 Cool Features Hidden in Android 7.0 Nougat

There's a new, candy-themed version of Android. Huzzah! Android 7.0 Nougat came preinstalled on marquee releases like the Google Pixel phone$769.99 at Verizon Wireless and the LG V20 $497.48 at Amazon. However, those of you with older Android devices will...

20 Tricks to Master Google Photos

20 Tricks to Master Google Photos

You're not at a loss for services that automatically back up photos and provide access to them on any device. There's Flickr, Dropbox, OneDrive, and iCloud, just to start. But Google Photos has grown pretty fast, topping 200 million active users a month a...

How to Pause Internet Access on Google Wi-Fi

How to Pause Internet Access on Google Wi-Fi

Whether you need your kids to get their homework done or if it’s just dinner time, Google Wi-Fi has a feature that lets you “pause” the internet on their devices. Here’s how to set it up. This feature doesn’t pause internet access for your Google Wi-Fi n...

YouTube mobile live-streaming has just opened up to lots more users

YouTube mobile live-streaming has just opened up to lots more users

YouTube has long offered its users the opportunity to launch live-streams, but until recently the feature was only available via its desktop site....

5 Ways to Free Up Space on Your Android Device

5 Ways to Free Up Space on Your Android Device

Android phones and tablets can fill up quickly as you download apps, fill them with media files, and cache data for use offline. Lower-end devices may only include a few gigabytes of storage....

How to Enable Wi-Fi Calling on an Android Phone

How to Enable Wi-Fi Calling on an Android Phone

Wi-Fi calling allows your smartphone to place and receive phone calls, as well as send and receive SMS messages over Wi-Fi instead of the cellular network. Your phone will seamlessly hand off to the cellular network when you move out of Wi-FI range....