How I cheated and won $11 on HQ trivia

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I won HQ trivia.

Confession: I cheated.

You should know that it still wasn't easy to do, and it's not a foolproof strategy. But it works, and the key is an Android phone. That's right, the most important tool for cheating at HQ is the phone that you can't play HQ on – at least not yet (it's coming later this month).

For those not familiar with the app, HQ has burst onto the scene as the hot new live trivia app, complete with a Quiz Daddy, hundreds of thousands of users, and cash prizes.

So, naturally, we tried to cheat at it.

With only 10 seconds to tap your answer to HQ's trivia questions, you don't have a lot of time to cheat. But we here at Mashable have spent roughly the last two weeks devising some very complex hacks to test HQ's system. On Friday, we won—with some help from Google Assistant.  Read more...

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