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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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How to Put Your Galaxy S6 to Sleep

You can leave your Galaxy S6 on every minute until you're ready to upgrade to the newest Galaxy phone in a few years, but that would use up your battery in no time. Instead, put your idle phone in sleep [more…]

Samsung Galaxy S 6

Reject Calls and Send Texts on Your Galaxy S6

The answer and reject icons are pretty standard on any mobile phone. However, your Galaxy S6 is no standard phone. There is a third option, — to reject [more…]

Samsung Galaxy S 6

Samsung Galaxy S6 for Lazybones: Direct Call

The Samsung Galaxy S6 offers a feature for those who are either extremely tired or extremely lazy. They call this feature direct call, and it might come in handy more often than you think. [more…]

Samsung Galaxy S 6

Making an Emergency Call on the Galaxy S6: The 411 on 911

Mobile phones are wonderful tools for calling for help in an emergency. The Samsung Galaxy S6, like all phones in the United States and Canada, can make emergency calls to 911. [more…]

Samsung Galaxy S 6

How to Carry on a Galaxy S6 Conversation via Texting

Texts stored sequentially are old-school. Your Galaxy S6 keeps track of the contact with whom you've been texting and stores each set of back-and-forth messages as a [more…]