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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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4 Android Anti-Theft Solutions Compared: Which Is the Best?

If your phone was stolen tomorrow, what would you do? None of us want to believe that our phones might get stolen, but the truth is that it could happen to anybody — no matter how careful you are. So just to be safe, it’s always a good idea to have some sort of anti-theft app on your device. Google ...

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5 Excellent Email Apps for Android, Compared

Email apps are double-edged swords. They can be extremely convenient, especially if your job involves timely email communications on a day-to-day basis. But they can also contribute to tech-induced depression. Indeed, email addiction is a real thing, and it’s only one facet of a greater problem: smartphone addiction. So before we make any recommendations, we’d like to remind you that ...

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Blackview R6 Review and Giveaway

What if you could get a brand new phone for a little over $100? That’s a fraction of the price of today’s flagship devices, and these phones have gotten significantly better over the last couple years. The Blackview R6, which is currently on sale for $113 at AliExpress, is probably the highest-end phone you’ll find in this price range. Its ...

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Google Pixel XL Review and Giveaway

Google’s first branded device delivers one of the best devices in the Android ecosystem: the $770 Pixel XL. (For those who can’t wait, the Pixel XL sells for over $1,000 on Amazon.) The XL launched with similar specs as the $500 Nexus 6P, but is it worth $770? Read on to find out, and enter below to win an unopened Google ...

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How to Open Excel Files on a Phone or Tablet

Even when it comes to viewing spreadsheets, our mobile devices are more capable than they once were, but they’re still not perfect. For instance, your iPhone may be able to preview a spreadsheet attached to an email without a purpose-built app, but there’s no guarantee that it will appear exactly as it did on the sender’s monitor. Sometimes, it takes specialized software to get ...

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10 Ways to Enhance Smartphone Security and Beat Mobile Malware

Security tips for PCs encourage you to be more sensible with your password, to install anti-virus software, and to make regular backups in the event of a ransomware attack. But for some reason, these same lessons aren’t transferred to our smartphones. Mobile malware is a massive threat, an area in which cybercriminals are focusing their efforts. Cybercriminals have correctly identified ...

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Love the Nexus but Don’t Want a Pixel? Here Are Your Options

The launch of Google’s new Pixel smartphones brings the Nexus era to an end. Actually, the official line is that Google is keeping its options open, but unless the Pixel fails, it seems unlikely the company will resurrect its enthusiast brand. Early rave reviews would suggest that failure is not on the cards. But the Pixel is not for everyone. ...

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5 Reasons the Google Pixel Phone Will Flop

The Google Pixel phone is finally here. Rumors had been swirling for months, but it wasn’t until Google’s unveiling event in early-October 2016 that its existence was officially confirmed. The phone is being billed as an iPhone competitor. The old Nexus line of handsets were cheaper and more accessible to the masses, but the Pixel will go head-to-head with Apple ...

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