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What is Google Assistant?

It’s official: Google Assistant is coming to all Android phones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later! But hold on a second – what exactly is Google Assistant? Our Agents take a look at Google’s Siri-beater.

by Agent Cooper

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The new Nokia 3310: a new trend or unnecessary nostalgia?

One of the surprise highlights of this year’s Mobile World Congress conference was the all-new Nokia 3310 – a revived and redesigned version of their most iconic phone. Is this the start of new trend for stripped-back devices, or is it just nostalgia? Our Agents argue the point!

by Agents Cooper and Cruickshank

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Meet the smartwatch you never have to charge

Limited battery life is one of the major issues holding wearable tech back – but as Agent Cooper reveals, one tech startup has developed a surprising and revolutionary solution!

by Agent Cooper

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What is a VPN?

Whether it's streaming content from around the world or protecting your privacy online, you can do a lot with a 'virtual private network' – or VPN. But what exactly are they and how do they work? Agent Threlfall has the answers!

by Agents Threlfall and Cruickshank

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Five ways to get a headphone jack for your iPhone 7

If you've got an iPhone 7, you might be missing the trusty 3.5mm headphone jack – but before you shell out for a pair of wireless headphones, we've revealed how you can get it back!

by Agent Cooper

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How to save your old photos forever with Google PhotoScan

If you've got a drawer full of old printed photos, Google's new app offers you a new way to get awesome, high-quality digital versions without the need for a bulky, expensive scanner – and best of all, it's entirely free. Agent Cruickshank shows you how it works!

by Agent Cruickshank

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Make your iPhone last a lifetime

Apple's official position is that iPhones are only expected to last three years – but here at Geek Squad, we know they go for much longer than that! If you're an iOS user, check out Agent Cruickshank's crucial tips to help you enjoy a long and happy iLife.

by Agent Cruickshank

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Samsung's 2017 fightback

It’s no great secret that Samsung had a terrible 2016, with their Note 7 recall putting the company in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. But the Korean giant is a resilient and resourceful beast – and now, the fightback begins.

by Agent Cooper

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Don't fall for these five Facebook scams

Here at Geek Squad, we love Facebook – but we hate getting scammed. Unfortunately, there are some pretty nasty swindles doing the rounds at the minute, but our Agents are on hand to help you stay safe!

by Agents Cooper and Lee