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How to Turn off NFC: Remove the N Symbol from your Phone

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The top bar on your Android phone doesn’t only tell you the time, signal strength and how much battery life remains. The notification bar can also tell you when email arrives, downloads are happening, and when Bluetooth is switched on. One symbol you might not instantly recognise is an N symbol, …

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How to Improve Mobile Signal Strength

When you live and work in a big city as I do, it’s easy to forget that not everyone in the UK enjoys great mobile coverage. Depending on your mobile provider, some rural areas have little to no coverage at all. Fortunately there are a few things you can do …

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How to Unlock iPhone & Use Any SIM

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If your iPhone is locked to a particular carrier, it can be truly frustrating. Some iPhones will only work with a SIM card provided to the carrier they’re locked to – O2, EE, Three or Vodafone, for example. But there are other ways to unlock your iPhone so that you can use …

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How to Get Android Q Now: Download the Developer Preview Now

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Android Q, the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system has been announced and you can get it now if you don’t mind using the developer preview. Here’s how to download Android Q ahead of its release date if you have the right smartphone. How to download Android Q If …

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How to Remove an Android Virus

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Aside from sluggish performance, one of the most commonly cited symptoms of an Android virus is that the web browser is redirecting to a porn site or you are experiencing dodgy pop-ups. In such instances the best thing to do is clear your browser cache, either within the browser’s own …

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How to Tell if Your Phone is Fast Charging

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Plenty of phones support fast charging these days, but may not come with a fast charger in the box. So how do you tell if your phone is charging as fast as it can? We’ll explain some of the ways you can verify what’s going on. What is fast charging? …

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How to Use the Switch Pro Controller on an Android Phone

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Here’s a little-known secret about the official Nintendo Switch Pro Controller: because it pairs over Bluetooth, you can actually use it to play games on any Android phone or tablet – or even your PC. That’s great news for any Switch owners who’ve invested in the high-end gamepad and want …

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Best Facebook Messenger Tips & Tricks

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Chess is another in-app game in Messenger, though it takes more effort to set up. Type @fbchess play in-chat and a board should appear, prompting your friend (or foe) to go first. You can select pieces using K for the king, Q for the queen, N for the knight, R for …

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Recap Xiaomi MWC 2019 Live Stream: Mi 9 Global Launch

Xiaomi announced its new flagship Mi 9 alongside the Mi 9 SE and Mi 9 Explorer during a Chinese launch event on Wednesday 20 February, and today at MWC 2019 it confirmed the standard model would also be available in Europe from just €449. Also revealed during the press conference …

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Sony Xperia 1 Launch: As it Happened

Sony took to the stage early on a Monday morning to announce its range of new Android phones. It has simplified the names for 2019, so if you were expecting an XZ4, you’re actually getting an Xperia 1. It also unveiled the Xperia 10 and 10 Plus. You can read …

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