Smartphone Guide

From the ever-popular iPhone to Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone handsets, LAPTOP reviews the best smartphones of 2015 to help you compare models and determine which smartphone to buy. We also help you make the most of your handset by picking the best smartphone apps and accessories while providing helpful tips.

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Laptops with the Longest Battery Life

No matter how stacked its specs are, a laptop is useless if it can't hold a charge. Fortunately, there are plenty of notebooks that go the distance. Using our Laptop Mag Battery Test (continuous Web s...

How to Use Dropbox on Your Chromebook and Add it to File Manager

Just because you're using a Chromebook that doesn't mean you're limited to Google Drive. Dropbox is easily accessible via the web, but if you want to go deeper, a third party open source extension cal...

LG Gram Is Lightest 15-inch Laptop Ever

Shoppers looking for a lightweight laptop with a 15.6-inch screen have typically had to settle for a notebook that still weighs more than 3 pounds. LG breaks that pattern with a 2.16-pound, 15.6-...

How to Get 100GB of Free Google Drive Space on a Chromebook

Most Chromebooks come with 100GB of free space on Google Drive, but you don't just get it for logging in to your new Chromebook with your Google account. You have to take a few steps to redeem the sto...

Every iPad Pro Keyboard Shortcut You'll Ever Need

Now that the iPad has gone big with the Pro tablet and its Smart Keyboard ($169), the company is embracing keyboard shortcuts. While you could have guessed that Command + A selects all text, did you ...

How to Use Your iPad Pro as a Secondary Display

You can do a lot with the iPad Pro from the moment you unwrap it, but Apple doesn't include a feature to use the enormous 12.9-inch display as a secondary screen for your existing PC or Mac. Luck...

You Can Read Gmail in Yahoo Mail: Here's How

If you're anything like the staff here at Laptop, you have multiple email addresses spread across a number of services. While the official Gmail app doesn't let you add email accounts from other prov...

Apple's iPad Pro features a ginormous 12.9-inch display, but you can't fill that screen with two Safari tabs side by side. Enter Sidefari ($0.99), an app that uses Apple's Split-View multitasking ...

Apple OS X, iOS Malware on Rise, Says Symantec

While Apple has long touted the superior security of its computers and smartphones, the rising popularity of the company's devices has been met with a spike in malware attacks and threats. A new repo...

How To Edit Multiple 4K Video Streams on the iPad Pro

One of the highly touted features of the iPad Pro is that its A9X processor is powerful enough to let users edit multiple streams of 4K video on the tablet. Apple's recently updated its iMovie app t...