5 Great Features You Only Get in Samsung’s Version of Android

5 Great Features You Only Get in Samsung’s Version of Android
While the device care utilities will always be running in the background to look out for problems, you can also tap the Optimize now button to perform a manual optimization—very handy if you think there might be a few issues with your smartphone.The optimization process includes looking for duplicate or large files on your device that might be taking up room unnecessarily, for example, or hunting down apps that are draining battery power, or closing down apps running in the background unnecessarily.Customize the Always-On DisplaySamsung phones give you more control than most over what’s shown on your lock screen, and how it’s shown, too. From Settings, head to Lock Screen and Always On Display to configure it—though note that some budget Samsung handsets don’t offer the feature.You’ll see that you’ve got all sorts of settings to play...

Gadgets that make great Mother’s Day gifts

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Your mom might not be as up to date as you on the latest tech trends, but that doesn't mean a carefully chosen gadget wouldn't make her life easier. While flowers and breakfast in bed remain lovely Mother's Day gifts, you may want to try a different tack this year and get your mom something she'll use long after the holiday is over. To help, we've collected a list of some of our favorite gadgets and services that any mother, tech-savvy or not, will love.Apple iPad MiniThe Apple iPad mini and stylus sit on an office window sill.We consider the iPad Mini to be the best small tablet for most people, and that includes parents who could use a slightly larger screen to watch videos, read text messages and check out photos of their children (or grandchildren) on Facebook. The latest model with the A12 Bionic chip runs smoothly even when using more than...

Edge Computing Is Leading The Next Great Tech Revolution

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - JANUARY 19: A display featuring the Xerox Alto personal computer is seen at the ... [+] Computer History Museum on January 19, 2011 in Mountain View, California. After a two year, $19 million renovation, the Computer History Museum re-opened its doors with a new 25,000 square foot exhibit called Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing. The exhibit features over 1,000 artifacts and 100 multimedia stations that explores every major aspect of the history of computing, from the abacus to the smart phone, and every step in between. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images Do you want in on the next great tech revolution? Well, it’s happening before our eyes. But it’s a shift so subtle, hardly anyone recognizes the profits at stake. As I’ll show you today, these subtle shifts in computing happen...