Smartphones

Take a look at your smartphone—it’s hard to imagine the possibilities of such a small, powerful device in your pocket. If you’re a social media guru, work-from-home grinder, or someone who really only ever makes calls—we’ll teach you how to make the most of your smartphones with hacks, tips, and tricks to blow you away.

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    A Former Apple Exec Reveals How You’re Using Your iPhone Wrong

    Former Apple exec Jony Ive knows the iPhone better than anyone. And here's the big mistake he says most users...


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    This Is the Best-Selling Phone of All Time (It’s Not iPhone)

    You would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't own or have access to a cell phone. Phones have...


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    What?! The iPhone Keyboard Has Had a Mouse This Whole Time

    Good news, iPhone users! Your phone has had a hidden mouse all along.


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    12 Technology and Phone Etiquette Rules You Should Be Following Every Day

    Do you know when you should put your cell phone away and stop texting? Are you schooled in the art...


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    10 Cell Phone Etiquette Rules You Should Be Following—But Aren’t

    Don't be caught committing cellular sins! Follow our expert phone etiquette rules to avoid being rude and annoying on your...


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    How to Stop Your iPhone from Getting Slower as It Ages

    It’s as simple as going to Settings and clicking a button—but there’s a catch


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    13 Hidden Android Hacks You Never Knew About

    These little-known customizations and shortcuts will change the way you use your phone.


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    13 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Cell Phone

    Is your cell phone dragging? Here are some quick and easy things you can do to give it a much-needed...

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    10 Secrets for a Better Smartphone Battery Life

    Never dead again: Boost your smartphone battery life—whether it's an iPhone or Android—with these easy tips.


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    7 Tricks to Use Less Cell Phone Data—and Lower Your Cell Phone Bill

    Avoid paying overage charges for your cellular data by trying these easy tricks.


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    6 Ways to Get Rid of Those Annoying iPhone Notifications

    Having a ton of apps on your phone is convenient, but a cluttered lock screen is stressful and unnecessary. Try...


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    The Clever Trick to Fix That iPhone Bug Everyone’s Talking About

    Finally, you'll be able to type "I" without fear.


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    Your iPhone’s Calculator Has Had a Secret Feature This Entire Time

    This hidden feature could really come in handy.



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    You Can Now Send Text Messages from 10,000+ Feet in the Air—If You Fly This Major Airline

    The service is the first of its kind among U.S. global carriers.


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    Significant Locations: How Your iPhone Knows Where You’ve Been

    This feature has existed on the iPhone for years, but hardly anyone knows about it. Here’s how you can see...

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    If You Charge Your iPhone Like This, You Could Be Ruining Its Battery

    Oh, no! Most people do this every day, and they have no idea the consequences could be this bad.


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    Here’s What Makes 200,000 iPhone Users Happy

    A new survey of 200,000 iPhone users reveals that some apps can make you very happy, and some, well, some...


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    8 Simple Tricks That Can Save a Wet Cell Phone

    Accidents happen. Here's how to keep a moment of klutziness from destroying your phone.


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    Say These 8 Words to Siri, and She Will Break Out Into Song

    The iPhone digital assistant can set alarms, set up reservations, look up words, and apparently sing to you in a...


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    This Common Battery-Saving iPhone Hack Actually Hurts Your Charge

    Your whole iPhone-owning life has been a lie.

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    This Amazing Feature on Your iPhone Could Save Your Life One Day

    If you give iPhones a thumbs down, you might swallow your words after seeing what this incredible feature can do.


    Apple Debuts New iPhone Feature to Stop Texting While Driving for Good

    The tech giant is putting a stop to the deadly distraction.


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    7 Brilliantly Easy Ways to Protect Your Smartphone at the Beach

    A beach day = countless photo ops for Instagram. But the same trip can also mean an untimely end for...


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    Should You Be Worried About Your Cell Phone Catching a Virus? (Spoiler Alert: Yes!)

    You might want to think twice about before storing your credit card numbers in your phone.


    Thinking of Ditching Your Landline? Read This First

    Once upon a time, it went without saying that a home would have a phone and a cell phone was...


    10 Ways to Get Your Kids Off Their Phone That Don’t Require Bribery

    Talk may be cheap, but overage charges, not so much. Teens text over 3,000 times each month, according to the...