A self-professed "wearer of wearables," Sean Riley is a Senior Writer for Laptop Mag who has been covering tech for more than a decade. He specializes in covering phones and, of course, wearable tech, but has also written about tablets, VR, laptops, and smart home devices, to name but a few. His articles have also appeared in Tom's Guide, TechTarget, Phandroid, and more.
It's easier than ever to jump between two apps in Android. Here's how to use the Quick Switch capability added to Android Nougat.
Android Nougat refines the process of selecting Quick Settings and ordering them. Here's how it's done.
Doze mode remains a core feature in Android Nougat. Here's how to manage which apps will still send notifications when your phone is in Doze mode.
Android Nougat adds multi-window functionality to the mobile OS. Here's how to switch into the new Multi-Window mode on your Android phone.
ESET Mobile Security offers very good malware protection, but too many of its essential features are premium-only.
Getting an iPhone 7? Here are tips for wiping data from your old phone and getting the most money when you resell or trade it in.
Worried that your kid may rack up big bills with in-app purchases on your Android device? Here's how to disable that feature.
Here's a step-by-step tutorial on how to create home screen icons for individual files such as MP3 files, Word documents or photos.
Android Marshmallow offers a new set of customization options through a menu called System UI Tuner. Here's how to use it to customize your quick settings, status bar and more.
You can now activate Google Now from your phone's lock screen. We'll show you how along with steps for setting up Google Now to respond to your voice.
Android Marshmallow's Doze Mode increases battery life by ceasing all but the most critical functions of your phone while it's at rest. Here's how to make sure notifications from your most important apps still get through.
The latest version of Android introduces a streamlined method for deleting apps from your home screen. Here's how it works.
If you 'root' (gain admin rights to) your phone, you can run a bevy of new software, improve performance and kill bloatware, but you also could void your warranty or brick your device. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?