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How to Set Up Your Kindle Fire

When you turn Kindle Fire on for the first time, you see a series of screens that help you set up and register the device. The first screen is titled Welcome to Kindle Fire. This is the point in the setup process at which you connect to a Wi-Fi network. You need this connection to register your device. [more…]

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How to Use Siri

Siri is a personal assistant built into the iPhone 4S, so you don't need to download anything to start using it. When you turn on the iPhone 4S for the first time, you're prompted to set up a few things, such as enabling location information and using Siri, so be sure to choose Yes to these options. [more…]

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What’s On the Home Screen of an Android Phone?

The main screen on an Android phone is called the Home screen. It’s where all the action takes place: where you start the apps, work the widgets, and check out what’s going on via notification and status [more…]

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8 Finger Movements for Operating the Android Phone Touchscreen

On your Android phone touchscreen, you can perform several basic actions that carry out various day-to-day operations. It’s just a matter of teaching your fingers to do what you want them to. [more…]

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10 Android Phone Tricks to Remember

You’ll feel like an expert user of the Android phone with this assortment of handy, time-saving tricks. Use them to boost your productivity — or your hopeless addiction to your Android phone: [more…]

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Android Phone: 10 Places for Help and Support

Everyone has problems with technology at some point. If you ever happen to find yourself in really serious trouble with your Android phone, here is a smattering of trusted places to check out for help: [more…]

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13 Android Phone Icons to Know

Android phones, as well as most Android apps, feature common icons. These symbols work as buttons on the touchscreen: Tap an icon to perform a specific task or action. The icons are quite consistent between [more…]

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