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How to avoid early termination fees and switch phone carriers like a pro

There's no time like the present to switch cell phone carriers. Our how to guide will show you step-by-step, how to get out of your cell phone contracts without paying the early termination fee.
How-To

Hack Google search with these 5 tips from Patrick Norton 1:39

I’m Patrick Norton from TekThing and I’m here on Digital Trends today to show you five awesome Google search hacks. First up, if you need a specific name or specific term, put them all in quotes. That tells Google…
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: Got an old cardboard box? Make your own VR goggles for under $10

Thanks to Google, you can now get your hands on a fully functional cardboard VR headset for around 20 bucks -- sometimes even less. That's pretty damn cheap by most people's standards, but what you might not realize is that you can build a…
Mobile

Aging iPhone? Speed it up with these 10 tricks

Is your aging iPhone slowing to a crawl? Are you looking for some easy ways to bring your iPhone back up to speed? Step inside for some handy tips and tricks that will likely boost performance.
Movies & TV

How to stream the second round of the NFL playoffs online

The NFL postseason is upon us. It's time to put on your jersey, grab some snacks, and settle in for some football. Check out our streaming guide for catching each AFC and NFC conference championship this weekend.
Mobile

25 tips to make your iPhone battery last longer (and a common myth busted)

The right iPhone battery tips can keep you in business longer between charges, without having to significantly alter how you use the phone. Step inside for the iPhone battery enlightenment you’ve been seeking.
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: Build a fire-spewing Rubens’ Tube music visualizer for under $150

Like music? Like fire? Then you'll definitely want to build a Rubens' Tube, which turns a line of flames into an on-demand music visualizer using just basic principles of sound.
Mobile

How to block phone calls on your Android phone 2:35

Find out how to block unwanted calls on your Android smartphone as we run through some solutions to protect you from telemarketers and persistent exes. We also take a look at some handy call blocking Android apps.
Mobile

How to block calls on an iPhone

Looking for a way to block calls on your iPhone? Read our how-to guide to blocking calls, messages, and Facetime using iSO 7-9, the iBlacklist app, your phone's Do Not Disturb mode, and other call-blocking apps.
Mobile

15 awesome LG V10 tips and tricks

You could take your time to discover all the features and functions of your new smartphone, or you could skip the hard work and read our handy list of LG V10 tips and tricks.
Mobile

2 absurdly simple tips to simplify and organize your life in 2016 2:45

New DT contributor, and long-time tech authority, Patrick Norton has two really easy ways for you to organize your life and simplify your digital clutter in the new year.
Computing

Pocket your favorite videos with our guide to downloading YouTube videos

The Web can be a scary place when it comes to finding methods for downloading YouTube videos. Check out our how-to guide to help make downloading YouTube videos a snap so you can watch them whenever and wherever, free of an…