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How to Call Phones from Your Android Tablet

With everything that modern smartphones can do , it’s easy to forget that you can still make calls with that device in your pocket. From Snapchat to text messaging, most people stay in communication with others without a traditional phone conversation. Tablets are similar to smartphones, but you probably don’t think of calling people with your tablet. As it turns ...

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Android Nougat’s Quick Shortcuts Save You Time

Android Nougat is the newest version of Google’s mobile operating system, and it contains plenty of cool features . Unfortunately, most Android devices don’t have it yet, so unless you have a Nexus phone or Google’s new Pixel device , you haven’t experienced what Nougat has to offer. Version 7.1 of Android is an incremental upgrade, but still offers some new goodies. ...

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How to Automatically Record Calls on Android and Never Run out of Space

One benefit of digital communication is its permanency. Whenever you communicate with a company over email, you have a hard record of the exchange. Then, in case of fraud or other foul play, you have some proof of the abuse . Phone calls normally aren’t like this. Once a phone conversation is over, there’s no way to prove anything about ...

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20 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard

Cardboard is the simplest and most affordable way to try virtual reality today. There’s already so much content for Android devices (it works on iPhone too), and it’s getting better all the time. But where do you start? Here’s our pick of 20 of the best Cardboard apps and games for Android. The Essentials Before you get into the more ...

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7 Clever Evernote Features to Streamline Your Workflow

You probably use Trello for task management , Slack for communication , PowerPoint for presentations, and Google Drive for writing and collaboration. But you can actually do much of that successfully in one place using Evernote. We’ll show you the best productivity features you never knew were hidden in Evernote. 1. Save Your Research, Writing, and Thoughts Evernote serves as an ...

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Use This Trick to Disable Ads in Mobile Games

Ads are a necessary evil in today’s world. They allow many websites and services to earn money while still providing content for free. Mobile phone users are certainly used to advertisements, as they’re found in nearly every free app and game. Most ads inside games aren’t malicious (review how to weed out Android pop-up ads if you have a severe ...

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How Can I Override Silent Mode With a Text Message?

You probably change your phone’s volume multiple times per day. When you’re at work, having your phone on silent ensures it doesn’t embarrass you at meetings. At home, though, you might have your volume at maximum so you don’t miss an important call from a family member. Despite all this, emergencies happen, and it’s scary to think that a loved one ...

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Play RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic on Android and iOS

Fans of classic PC games are in for a treat, as Atari has released RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic on Android and iOS. This brings the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon games to mobile for the first time, and there’s a distinct lack of microtransactions liable to ruin your experience too. RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic combines the best bits of the original PC game and ...

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Your Nook Tablet May Contain Spyware

Barnes and Noble’s latest Nook device may contain spyware. The Nook Tablet 7 appears to have shipped with ADUPS installed. ADUPS being software capable of collecting and transmitting data back to base. Which, in this case, means China. Linux Journal claims to have found ADUPS installed on the Nook Tablet 7, which Barnes and Noble launched in November. The Nook ...

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Prisma, the App of the Year, Just Got Even Better

With its latest update on Android and iOS, Prisma is getting even better. Rather than resting on its laurels, the photo-editing app is adding more features to help maintain the early levels of interest. It’s no wonder both Google and Apple named Prisma the app of the year for 2016. Prisma is an amazing app. For the uninitiated, Prisma allows ...

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