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A step-by-step guide on how to delete, and recover, text messages on Android

With so many different Android devices in the wild, how to go about deleting your text messages isn't always clear. This guide will teach you some tricks on how to delete, and recover, your text messages in Android.
Computing

Building your own PC is the best way to earn geek cred – here’s how to do it

You could buy a PC off the shelf, or you could take matters into your own hands and pick out the parts and you want, roll up your sleeves, and put it together yourself. Here's how to do so, regardless of your experience level.
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Hosting an Oscar’s party? Here’s how to add some terrific tech touches

The 89th Academy Awards are this weekend, and if you want to throw together a last-minute party, we have some tech ideas to help out. From keeping your champagne chilled to filling out your ballot, we have you covered.
Mobile

How to set up a Gmail account on your iOS or Android device

Adding a Gmail account to your devices may seem easy, but because of all the different types of Android configurations, it may not be as straightforward as it should be. Here's how to set up your Gmail account in Android and iOS.
Social Media

Don’t let the kids have all the fun, ace Snapchat like a pro

There's more to Snapchat than sending and viewing disappearing Snaps. Here are some lesser-known tricks for making the most of the social media phenomenon, just in case you want to save Snaps or add a splash of color to your creations.
Social Media

New to Snapchat? Follow our guide and go from newbie to pro

Whether you're a Snapchat addict or a newbie, our detailed Snapchat guide will help you to become a pro in no time. Find out how to get started, spice up your snaps, chat, send money, and carry out a host of other useful actions.
Movies & TV

Here’s how to stream the 89th Academy Awards online

The 89th Academy Awards will air live on ABC, but there are also a number of ways to watch Hollywood's biggest night online using your smartphone, desktop, or set-top streaming device. Here's how.
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Light up your house for less with our illuminating guide to LED bulbs

If you're relying on watt equivalencies to pick out your LED lightbulbs, you're not getting the whole picture. There are a few more factors to consider when buying LEDs. This guide will walk you through some of the bigger questions.
Computing

Want to play your friend’s Steam games? Here’s how to use Steam Family Sharing

Are there games on Steam that you want to play but don't want to pay for? Do your friends own any of them? If so, you and your friend should share your libraries via Steam Family Sharing. Here's how.
Mobile

How to turn on private browsing on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device

If you want to browse the internet, but don't want to save your browsing history or cookies, then you need to use Private Browsing mode. This guide will show you how to enable private browsing in both Android and iOS, regardless of which…
Music

Need to cut some expenses? Here’s how to cancel Spotify Premium

Spotify Premium is an excellent service, but if you're using a free trial or simply need to save money, you might want to cancel your subscription. Thankfully, doing so takes mere minutes -- here's how.
Gaming

How to guarantee you get the Nintendo Switch username you want

The Nintendo Switch isn't out until March 3, but you already now pick the username you'll use on the console via your Nintendo Account. Thankfully, the process is easy and only requires a few minutes of your time.