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How to stop apps from tracking your location in Android and iOS

If you're concerned about the apps you use tracking your location on your phone, then this guide will show you how to stop apps from tracking your location.
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Apple iPhone 11 Pro vs. iPhone XS vs. iPhone X

Is last year's iPhone 11 Pro better than 2018's iPhone XS and 2017's iPhone X? We answer this question by comparing each device in a rigorous three-way contest.
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Fitbit Versa 2 vs. Fitbit Versa

We break down all of the differences between the Fitbit Versa 2 and the original Versa, explaining which of these fitness-oriented smartwatches is the best.

The best language-learning apps for 2022

Learning a language can be tough. Fortunately, we've found the best apps to help make learning a foreign tongue fun with lessons, quizzes, and other activities.
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The best iPhone 8 cases and covers

Protect your iPhone 8 with our pick of the best cases. We've got everything from slim cases to leather wallets, customized designs to minimalist clear cases.
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The best iPhone 7 battery cases

The Apple iPhone 7's battery life isn't bad, but it can't hurt to have extra power. Here are the best iPhone 7 battery cases to keep your smartphone charged.
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What does refurbished mean? What to buy refurbished, how to buy, and where

What exactly is a refurbished device? We explain, look at what devices you should buy refurbished, and highlight which outlets offer the deepest discounts.
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How to reduce data usage on your smartphone

Data is precious, so you should save as much of it as you can. We walk you through the steps of how to reduce your data usage on both Android and iOS.
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Samsung Galaxy S20 vs. S20 Plus: Do you go regular or large?

The Samsung Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus remain highly powerful smartphones a year after they launched. We find out which is best in this head-to-head comparison.
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 vs. Watch Active: Spec comparison

What does the Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2 offer that the original Watch Active doesn't? We have all the answers in this rigorous head-to-head comparison.
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Apple iPhone 7 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Smartphone specs comparison

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus still hold their own as affordable if slightly outdated smartphones. We find out which one is best in this head-to-head comparison.
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10 free online storage services to claim your space in the cloud

No need to pay for cloud storage when you can it for free. Here’s how to maximize your cloud capacity and organize your digital life without spending any money.
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus vs. Note 10 Plus

They may not be current-generation any more, but the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus and Note 10 Plus are still seriously great phones. We find out which one is best.
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How to set parental controls on your Amazon Fire tablet

If you want to know how to set up parental controls on an Amazon Fire tablet, set limits for your kids, and review their activity, then check out our guide.
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The best fitness apps for Android

We've put together the best fitness apps for Android to help you achieve your fitness goals and turn your smartphone into a pocket-sized personal trainer.

The most common LG G5 problems and how to fix them

The LG G5 is one of the oldest LG phones around, but if you still have one, you'll want to keep it going. Here are solutions to some of the G5's problems.
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The best Samsung Galaxy S20 cases and covers

We dive into the case market and come up clutching the best Galaxy S20 cases to protect your new Samsung smartphone. Add style, keep it safe, or add utility.
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The best history podcasts for Android and iOS

Listen to our pick of the best history podcasts for bizarre true histories that put fiction to shame and in-depth analysis of famous events and characters.

Apple Watch Series 5 vs. Series 4

If you're wondering how the Apple Watch Series 5 compares to the Apple Watch Series 4, we outline the main differences between these two Apple Watches.
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How to take great photos with your Pixel 4 or 4 XL

What makes the Google Pixel 4 camera tick? How can you take advantage of the powerful image processing to take truly great photos? Our Google Pixel 4 camera guide is packed with information and handy tips.
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The best iPhone 7 cases and covers

To keep your iPhone 7 in pristine condition, you need some protection. We've rounded up some of the best leather, wallet, and protective cases for your iPhone.
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Master Facebook Messenger with these helpful tips and tricks

Facebook Messenger is a go-to for texting and calling friends and family. There are a ton of features, but we've rounded up the best to up your Messenger game.
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6 key Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra features that elevate its performance — and price

With a long list of cutting edge hardware specs and features, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is impressive, but how many do you really need?
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The best chargers for the Apple iPhone 11, 11 Pro, or 11 Pro Max

Want to charge your iPhone 11 or 11 Pro at full speed? We've got some of the best iPhone 11 chargers, battery packs, and wireless charging pads right here.
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The U1 Chip in the iPhone 11 explained: What can it do?

If you're curious about the U1 chip in the iPhone 11 lineup, then we have the answers you need right here. Here are all the details on Apple Ultra Wideband.
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Useful iOS 12 tips and tricks

Apple's iOS 12 remains a versatile and powerful operating system. We run through the best iOS 12 tips and tricks so you can make the most of it on your iPhone.
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The most common iOS 12 problems, and how to fix them

Here are some of the most common iOS 12 problems users face today, with solutions on how to fix them or work around them to get your iPhone back on track fast.
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Best Sony Xperia 1 cases and covers

With its 6.5-inch OLED screen, you'll want to protect your Sony Xperia 1 from bumps and scratches. Here are our top picks for cases that are up to the task.
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Apple iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6S: Does an older iPhone still cut it?

Apple's iPhone 6S looks the same as its predecessor, but there are lots of changes under the hood. Here’s how the two iPhones measure up compared to each other.
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The best unlocked phones

If you want the freedom to switch carriers at will, buy an unlocked smartphone. No matter your budget, these are the best unlocked phones you can buy today.
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Folding phones have a durability problem, and they’re tough to fix

With reports of creaky hinges, scratches and cracks appearing on folding screens, and difficult repairs is it better to hold off on buying a foldable phone?
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Huawei Mate Xs vs. Huawei Mate X: What’s the difference?

The second-gen Huawei Mate Xs looks a lot like its predecessor, but there are some differences. Find out how it stacks up as we compare the Mate Xs to Mate X.
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip vs. Galaxy Fold: Which is right for you?

Find out about all the differences between Samsung's folding phones as we compare the Galaxy Fold to the Galaxy Z Flip to help you choose which is best for you.
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Moto G Power vs. Moto G Stylus: All the differences explained

Drilling down into the details on the spec sheet to find out what's different about Motorola's latest Android smartphones -- the Moto G Power and the Moto G Stylus.