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The best note-taking apps for iOS and Android

We've compiled a list of our favorite note-taking apps for iOS and Android phones and tablets to help keep your life organized and your thoughts in order.
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How to use Apple FaceTime like a pro

Here is our complete guide to FaceTime, built-in videoconferencing software for the Apple ecosystem, whether you're using a Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

The best fitness apps for the iPhone in 2022

Getting and staying in shape isn't easy, but this comprehensive list presents some of the best iPhone fitness apps that will help you reach your health goals.
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The best iPhone XR wallet cases and covers

You don't need to choose between your wallet and your smartphone if you carry your iPhone in a wallet case. We pick out the best wallet cases for the iPhone XR.
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How to multitask in iPadOS 15

Apple has made multitasking on the iPad much easier in iPadOS 15 than in previous versions of the OS. We show you all the new moves.
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How to manage Safari tabs in iOS 15

Apple has revamped its Safari browser for iOS 15. One major new feature is the tab bar at the bottom of the screen. We show you how to use it.
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How to download WatchOS 8 to your Apple Watch

Apple's WatchOS 8 -- compatible with all watch models from Series 3 on -- has arrived with new features. You should install it, and we show you how.

How to use an Apple Watch to control your iPhone camera

The Apple Watch's native camera app cannot record images. It's a helper app to your iPhone's camera. Here's how to view and shoot photos with your watch.
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Apple Watch Series 7 vs. Apple Watch Series 6

The Apple Watch Series 7 hits the scene with a bright new color scheme and expanded screen space. We provide a comparison with the Apple Watch Series 6.

The best free Kindle books for 2022

You shouldn't always have to pay for a good read. We've rounded up a selection of free books for Kindle that are available via promotion or public domain.
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The best fitness workout accessories for your smartphone

There are many smartphone compatible health and fitness accessories out there. Here, we list the highest quality devices to help you achieve your fitness goals.
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How to measure your wrist for Apple Watch bands

Apple has caught on to the idea that a one-size-fits-all band doesn't work for everyone. We show you how to measure your wrist for a proper-fitting band.
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The best leather iPhone 11 cases and covers for 2022

With your pricey iPhone 11 in hand, you should fork over a bit extra for a leather case. We compiled some of the best genuine leather cases available.
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs. Galaxy Z Fold 2: Upgrade time?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is the third generation of Samsung's flagship foldable smartphones. We compare and contrast the Z Fold 2 with this year's upgrade.

WhatsApp just solved the biggest problem for mobile platform hoppers

Starting with Samsung's newly launched foldable smartphones, WhatsApp will now let you transfer your chat history if you make the move from iOS to Android.

The best Apple Watch screen protectors

Even though your Apple Watch is strapped to your wrist most of the time, it's not immune to harm. Invest in one of these reliable Apple Watch screen protectors.
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The best microfiber cloths for smartphones and electronics

Your electronic screens are cauldrons of germs that you should clean as often as possible. Here are the best microfiber cloths and methods to keep them clean.

The best iPhone 11 Pro Max screen protectors

The larger the phone, the more critical it becomes to protect the screen from drops, bumps, and impact. Here are the best iPhone 11 Pro Max screen protectors.
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How iOS 14’s privacy features keep you safe

A major focus of iOS 14 is privacy and helping you monitor and control access to your data. Here's how to use the major security features to stay safe.
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The best iPadOS 14 tips and tricks

iPadOS 14, a major upgrade for Apple's tablet, provides some major enhancements. Now at 14.7.1, here are some of its key high-profile features.
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The best iPhone keyboard tips and tricks

Typing on an iPhone is not optimal, but Apple's own default software keyboard offers some nifty moves that make it easier. We show you where to look.
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The best to-do apps for Android and iOS

Struggling to stay organized? There are plenty of apps that can help you stop procrastinating. Check out our favorite to-do-list apps for Android and iOS.
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The best Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 cases and covers

The Galaxy Tab S6's 10.5-inch glass screen demands a protective tablet case. We've handpicked some of the best around, from keyboard cases to hard shell cases.
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The best coupon apps for iOS and Android

Shoppers rely on coupons to help them save money. Coupon apps do the same thing. We've picked out some of the best coupon apps available for iOS and Android.
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How to hide and delete a home screen in iOS 15

With the upcoming iOS 15, you get the flexibility to hide, reorder, or completely delete you home screen page. We show you all the moves.
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Everything you need to know about iCloud+

Apple's iCloud subscribers are about to get a huge bargain -- a huge expansion of their premium iCloud services at no extra cost. We give you the lowdown.
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How to tell if your smartphone battery needs to be replaced

Those tiny lithium-ion powerhouses in your smartphone have a limited life span. Here's how to determine when to replace your smartphone battery.
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How to share iPhone photos with Android devices

Photo sharing between iOS and Android can get a little tricky. We show you various techniques to share a single or group of photos between platforms.
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The best meal-planning apps for 2021

Deciding what food to make can be a chore at the end of a long day. The best meal-planning apps save time in prep, grocery shopping, weight loss, and more.
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The best apps and websites for tracking wildfires in 2021

A sizable portion of the population now lives in a fire zone or knows someone who does. We found websites and mobile tracker apps that keep you informed.
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The best iPad Pro 12.9-inch screen protectors

Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro sports a huge Liquid Retina XDR display, so you want to protect it straight out of the box with our favorite screen protectors.
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How to use WhatsApp

WhatsApp, a free text and VoIP app, uses Wi-Fi and cellular data and offers a profusion of features. We show you how to get the most out of it.
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The best recipe apps for iOS and Android

You don’t have to be a celebrity chef to make a delicious meal -- you just need an easy recipe app. We’ve rounded up the best recipe apps for Android and iOS.
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The best fast chargers for your smartphone in 2022

As smartphones grow smarter, charging technology has grown faster and more compact. We pick out some of the best fast chargers for your smartphone.