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Exclusive: Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will send a large helicopter carrier to the South China Sea and Indian Ocean for a second straight year as it looks to bolster its presence in the strategic maritime region with annual tours, two Japanese officials said.<p>"This is part Japan's efforts to promote a free and …

Five Mobile Apps to Track Spending and Save You Big Money in 2018

Digital-based retail spending should crest at $500 billion by 2020, according to Forrester Research. And with all those digital shoppers tapping into …

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

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How to set up the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

While it sure would be nice for every phone to have the same exact setup process when you first turn it on, that just isn't the case. Even within …

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22 tips, tricks and shortcuts for Android Lollipop

<b>1. Settings Search Bar</b><p>Settings now has its own dedicated search bar. While this may seem like a very minor addition, it’s actually a great timesaver when you know exactly what you’re after. For example, let’s say you want to change your network settings, but you don’t know where to look. Just head …

Multitasking on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung offers a wealth of multitasking features on the Note 4 — but there's a learning curve involved<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 4, like many modern …

Here's how you make your Galaxy Note 4's display usable in direct sunlight

We usually like to have control, but in this case Auto Brightness is the key<p>It's no secret that Samsung made some serious steps forward in display …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tips and tricks

Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your Note 4<p>The Galaxy Note 4 has a lot of features that make it worth using, though some are more …

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10 more things to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Can't get enough Note 4 info? Here's the next 10 things you should know about this phone.<p>The Galaxy Note 4 is a huge device for Samsung that will …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Feature Focus – Multitasking

Multitasking is an important feature of our Android smartphones and tablets that we’ve all come to appreciate. While multitasking generally involves the ability to easily switch between the various apps that you may be using, Samsung as always, manages to pack a lot more than the norm into their …

15 best Chromecast apps for Android

The Chromecast is probably the most popular video streaming device of all time. Even though it’s a small piece of hardware, it allows you to connect your TV to practically anything else in the house with a processor in it and that includes your Android phone. In most cases, it’s easier to use a …

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Living With Wear: Some Observations After A Month With Android Wear

Article Contents<p>Like other Google I/O attendees, I picked up an Android Wear device at the conference. I went with the LG G Watch. What follows is …

12 Android Wear apps you need to try

Android Wear apps are here. The first Android Wear devices are just getting into the hands of early adopters this week, and a number of Android app developers have updated their offerings to support the new wearable platform. For most, the primary purpose of Android Wear will be to get …

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Wear Mini Launcher brings your Android Wear apps front and center

Any discussion of Android Wear will eventually turn to how you have to dig deep into the software to launch an app from your wrist. Tapping and …

The first Android Wear watches arrive today — here are 10 more things you need to know

If you ordered a new Android Wear smartwatch — that'd be the LG G Watch or the Samsung Gear Live — you should see it very shortly, as early shipments …

Ordering an Android Wear smartwatch? Google’s Android Wear Help Center is loaded with the info you need

You’ve spent months drooling over the idea of an Android Wear powered smartwatch, pitting the LG G Watch against the Motorola Moto 360 to decide which you would purchase. Along came Google I/O and boom, all of a sudden there is a Samsung smartwatch ready for order alongside the G Watch, and the …

Google Has Quietly Implemented Automated Refunds For Apps After The 15 Minute Window

Google changed the policy for app refunds from 24 hours to 15 minutes a few years ago, but Android users eventually adjusted to it. There is still a …