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I switched from Android to iPhone 7 Plus — and I regret it wholeheartedly

Apple has rigged the iPhone so that you cannot record a phone call. It is not illegal to tape phone calls, especially if you disclose to the other person that your call is being recorded. And phones have had call-recording functions on them for more than a decade. But for some reason Apple just …

Here's how to check if your Google account is one of the 1 million infected with malware

Anyone running an older version of the Android operating system, be warned: Malware is infecting 13,000 Android devices every day, putting at risk …

4 Tools to Better Manage Your Android Device

Almost all smartphones are powered by the Android Operating System, perhaps over 80% of them. Yet Android smartphones just can’t do it all, since …

How to tell if you have a fake iPhone cable or charger

Apple made headlines recently when it sued an Amazon seller over fake Lightning cables. According to the lawsuit filed by Apple, the company spent …

Tech Trends

iOS 11.4 Draining Your iPhone Battery Life? Here Are 10 Ways to Fix It

While we’re excited for iOS 11.4, there’s an unfortunate tendency for iPhone battery drain that comes along with it. If you recently updated to iOS 11.4, you’re probably trying to figure out why your iPhone battery is dying so fast. We’ve got a bunch of tips to save battery life with iOS 11.4 or …

Batteries

How to optimize your Android smartphone and get the best performance

Since the beginning, one of the core tenets of Google’s mobile operating system has been its versatility. Android offers a diverse range of features and a level of personalization that lets you truly make an Android phone your own. But despite its power, Android isn’t without its pitfalls. In fact, …

6 ways to speed up iOS 10 on older iPhones

After I updated my iPhone 6S to iOS 10 it felt like it was on fire for the first few hours, and not in the good way. My iPhone got hotter than it ever has while performance slowed to a crawl. The situation improved by the end of iOS 10's launch day; my iPhone 6S was back operating at its normal …

Apps

4 Exercises for a Thick Back

How to Target the Mid-Back<p>Some guys have "2D" bodies. They have decent back width and look built from the front, but turn them sideways and they …

Fitbit Charge HR review

Buy now from Amazon<p>Fitbit is pretty much <i>the</i> company that comes to mind when talking about activity tracking wearables, and many would say the Charge HR helped give the company the household name it has today. The Fitbit Charge HR has been on the market since January 2015, and still serves as one of …

The Strange (But Effective) Way to Stick to Hard Goals

There’s a saying that you should never trust a skinny chef. By that logic, you should never trust an out of shape behavioral designer.<p>Over the past …

LG G4 Android 6.0 Update Problems & Fixes

In October, LG started the first Android 6.0 Marshmallow updates for its popular LG G4, and in February and early March the rest of the U.S. LG G4 …

How to use Android Wear like a pro!

Wear OS

Hands on: 5 interesting things about the Moto 360

It's a bird! It's a plane! Oh, wait...it's a smartwatch.<p>With all the hype leading up to the launch of Motorola's Moto 360, it's hard not to think of …

Wearable Tech

A third opinion of the BlackBerry Priv

We've talked a lot about the BlackBerry Priv here lately because we find it pretty interesting. BlackBerry is struggling, and it looks like the way …

Phone Comparisons: LG G4 vs Huawei Nexus 6P

Introduction<p>Do we have a good one for you today – the formidable LG G4 goes up against the new and exciting Huawei Nexus 6P. The LG G4 is a great …

Best Quick Charge 2.0 car chargers

There are a good number of devices that support Quick Charge 2.0 these days, but many still haven't added a Quick Charge car charger to their …

The Worst Fitness Tips Top Trainers Have Ever Heard

To many, the world of working out can seem like it’s full of rules. Keep your back flat during a push-up, squeeze your glutes in a plank—and don’t …

8 High-Protein Breakfasts That Aren’t All about Eggs

Mix up your morning meal with these alternatives<p>Every man needs protein at breakfast. In fact, studies show that consuming roughly 30 grams at your morning meal will optimize muscle growth, and also help keep you full until lunch.<p>But most guys aren’t even coming close to that number. For instance, …

Breakfast

Could the LG G2 get Android 6.0?

An interesting piece of information showed up yesterday, indicating that it won’t be long before the LG G3 and G4 get the upgrade to Android 6.0. And …

What could have improved the Nexus 6P?

This year’s Nexus 6P is a whole new ballgame for the Nexus line. Last year’s Nexus 6, which was made by Motorola, had a large bulky body that felt …

LG V10 vs LG G4 - quick look

Now that the LG V10 is out, you can definitely expect a lot of coverage, including some comparisons. But there is one phone we just have to put the new handset against. We are obviously talking about the LG G4.<p>The LG V10 isn’t exactly the G4’s successor. These high-end smartphones are targeting …

These are the 7 best new features of Android Marshmallow

You're going to want Android Marshmallow. Google's latest version of Android may sound like a single headline feature followed by a list of tiny improvements, but they all add up to one important update — there's a reason Google is calling this release Android 6.0.<p><b>Read next:</b> The Android 6.0 …

ASUS ZenWatch 2 review

The ASUS ZenWatch was one of the best looking Android Wear smartwatches to be released last year, bringing elegance and class to this category, while also being priced very competitively. We have seen quite a few different smartwatches since then, but ASUS is hoping to recapture some of the magic …

[Deal Alert] Icefox F1 Portable 12,000mAh Charger $14.87 On Amazon After $9 Coupon

Are you in the market for an external battery pack? No? About to be tempted anyway? I thought so.<p>The Icefox F1 portable charger packs a capacity of …

Portable

Pebble announces its first round smartwatch, the Pebble Time Round

Pebble has just announced the Pebble Time Round, the company’s foray into the circular smartwatch world.<p>It’s super light and thin, weighing only 28 grams and measuring just 7.5mm thin, and comes in two different band sizes – 20mm and 14mm. Color options include Black, Silver and a special Rose Gold …

Galaxy Note 5 Impressions (from a Galaxy user)

If you’ve been listening in on our Android Authority Podcast or following the web, you’ll know that I’ve lamented on more than one ocassion the fact that Samsung weren’t bringing the Galaxy Note 5 to Europe. As someone who has owned every Galaxy Note smartphone, Samsung’s decision was certainly …

How to Eat Clean to Lose Weight

This 24-hour plan leaves no stone unturned.<p>RELATED: The Habit That's Causing You to Eat 500 More Calories a Day<p><b>RELATED:</b> Satisfy Salt Cravings With These Low-Cal Snacks

Fitness

Omate's new TrueSmart+ is a standalone wearable that runs Android 5.1 Lollipop

Omate probably isn’t the first brand you think of when talking about wearables, but the company’s TrueSmart smartwatch has seen some pretty big success over the years. The company is now planning on releasing a followup to the TrueSmart, which will bring some much-needed improvements to the …

6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party.<p>The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on …

Government

How To Do A Perfect Plank

Your guide to mastering the abs exercise.<p>Things that feel like forever: Waiting for the hottie you met last weekend to message you back; boiling pasta; holding a plank.<p>But even though it may not be super exciting, this simple bodyweight move is really effective—not to mention, one of the best ways …

Workouts