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Shopping for a tablet can be a confusing experience. Do you buy the iPad, an Android competitor or a powerful Windows 8 slate? Check out our reviews of the best tablets of 2014 and our tablet buying guide to compare models and find the right slate for your needs.

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How to Block Someone on Yahoo Mail

Sometimes you accidentally give out your personal email address to an unfortunately persistent contact, or you want to stop seeing emails from a frenemy. Marking their messages as spam isn't enough, s...

How to Use Yik Yak

Sharing secrets anonymously is all the rage these days. Joining the ranks of Secret and Whisper, the Yik Yak app uses your geographical location but not identity and lets you complain, praise and otherwise unburden your conscience anonymously.

How to Turn Your Galaxy S5 Into a Personal Wi-Fi Hotspot

When you're on the go and need to get your laptop online to turn in some pressing work, your Galaxy S5 can be a lifesaver. Share your 4G LTE connection with your devices or friends by turning your device into a mobile hotspot.

Amazon Coins: What Are They and How to Use Them

Amazon Coins are a digital currency for use with Kindle Fire tablets of all generations. Like an iTunes gift card or Microsoft Points, Amazon Coins are purchased with real currency for use within the Amazon App Store.

How to Reset a Kindle Fire HDX

Before you donate, sell or trade-in an old Kindle Fire HDX, you'll want to make sure you've not left any personal information lurking in the tablet's memory. The best way to do that is to factory reset.

How to Set Up Email on Your Kindle Fire HDX

Because we all know we can't go for long without checking our email, one of the first steps in setting up a new tablet is adding your email accounts. The high quality screen the Kindle Fire HDX can be...

How to Turn Off Ads on the Kindle Fire HDX

When you purchase that new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablet, you probably opted to save $15 and get the version without Special Offers. That means you see ads on your lock screen that are often exclusive...

How to Create a File Shortcut in Android

Android lets you create any application shortcuts you want and put them on your home screens just by long pressing on their icons in the app drawer. However, if you want to create home screen icons fo...

How to Use Goodreads on Amazon Kindle Fire HDX

Amazon's much-touted Goodreads integration has finally rolled out on the Kindle Fire HDX 7- and 8.9-inch tablets. Amazon bought the reader's social network earlier this year, and now the more-than-10,...

How to Root the Nexus 7 (2013)

By rooting (aka gaining admin rights to) your Nexus 7 2013, you can install a custom ROM, run rooted apps, undervolt or overclock the processor, and even add multi-window support (like the function on...