Tech Smarts

Tips, tools and tech to demystify your device and simplify your life.

Batteries & chargers

5 smartphones with the best battery life

If you want to get the most use out of your phone between charges, you can’t go wrong with these powerhouse devices.
How to

How to customize your Android phone

Learn a few new tricks to organize apps and widgets better than the old “drag and drop” way, plus switch Home screen photos and ringtones like a pro.
Apps

How to move what’s stored on your old phone to your new phone

Got a cool new phone? Congrats! Here’s how to transfer messages, music and other files from your old device.

How to clean up your digital footprint

A few simple steps to keep your web searches, social media and other online habits more secure.
Android

4 best Android phones from Verizon

See what makes these four Android phones stand out from the rest.

Testing the Droid Turbo 2’s shatterproof screen

I love the outdoors, so having a phone display that won’t crack is a huge deal for me. Here’s what I found out.