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Kingsoft Office for Android

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Kingsoft Office Free for Android enables users to view, create, and edit Microsoft documents on an Android phone, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Continue reading

Creating new folders and subfolders is just as advantageous in a phone as it is on a computer, Astro File Manager offers that option for Android phones. Continue reading

Have you been told jailbreaking or rooting your phone is illegal and could land you in jail? Want to know the truth? Continue reading

Google Chrome for iPad

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Do you love Google Chrome as much as I do? Well, you’re going to be happy that it’s now available for mobile devices! Continue reading

Setting Alarms in Android

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

To long-time cell phone owners, using basic functions like setting alarms is second nature, as is the use of the nearly unlimited array of available features and apps. For the rest of us, some of these basics are still new and uncharted terrain. Continue reading

WS App Review: Gas Buddy

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Remember when $20 worth of gas filled up your truck? Not anymore! So what can you do to reduce the pain at the pump? Download Gas Buddy, an amazing app which will save you time and money on gas. Gas Buddy works by using your current… Continue reading

In most cases, when you connect an Android device to your computer for the first time, the drivers will automatically be installed. However, the phone will most likely be detected as a mass storage device, not as an Android device. This gives it similar properties as an external hard drive, and should be fine for most users, since you will still be able to copy files to

Rooting Your Android Phone

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Getting root access of an Android phone (also called “rooting”) means acquiring full control over the operating system. Continue reading

Tablet’s are such a new device type that many people have the same question: What do I do to maintain it? Well here is a bit of good news and… Continue reading

While not equal to high quality digital cameras, the stock Android camera should offer enough photo quality adjustments to satisfy the casual photographer. Continue reading

Did you know your local library may be the hot place to borrow a great eBook? Read this article to find out more about the kinds of titles and devices your library may support. Continue reading

Battery Options for Samsung Devices

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

If you are not happy with the sole battery on your Samsung device, here are a few options to keep your phone juiced up on the go Continue reading

History Eraser for Android

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

History Eraser offers one touch app cache cleaning, and clears search history from several applications, along with clearing text messages and phone history. Continue reading

Everyone is going gaga over Android 4.0 and its Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) firmware update. Wondering what is it all about? Here are the distinctive advantages of owning the latest Android phone, be it the Sony, Samsung or HTC. Continue reading

Changing the Android Wi-Fi Sleep Policy

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

I just got an Android 4.0 phone with a limited data plan. I heard that the Android sleep policy settings can help conserve data usage, but all I can find are instructions from earlier versions that don’t work with my phone. Can you help? Continue reading

Google recently announced the Nexus 7 Tablet, which promises to make a huge impact on the world of lower priced Android tablets. Designed by Google, but manufactured by Asus, the tablet features impressive technical specifications including: Continue reading

Do you regularly get tons of spam messages on your mobile and hate deleting them manually? Here is a useful Android app which lets you automatically delete spam messages, so that your main messaging inbox remains neat and clean. Additionally, you can blacklist specific numbers and define your own spam filtering rules. Continue reading

Android Back-up Tips

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

If you want to update the firmware of your Android phone, it’s important to back up your contacts and apps. Everything else is individual, like sms messages, calendar and notes. In fact, you have the option of syncing your contacts, calendar and notes to Google already, so you don’t have to worry about that. Continue reading

Android vs iOS: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The Android vs. iOS debate has blossomed into quite the war among sides. So, what’s the deal? Is Android really the blissful open enviroment that lets people truly customize the device – or is it a virus-ridden monster which has more junk then quality? Continue reading

Flashlight LED Genius App

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

If you have an Android phone, you already might have a preloaded LED Flashlight app. However, you might find it difficult to even find it, because it’s not in the main apps. This is because it comes as a widget which you have to enable. And then, sometimes, it’s buggy at best and doesn’t work consistently – like the one on the Samsung Galaxy Note. So let’s hit the marketplace! Continue reading

Adding Words to the Android Dictionary

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Android phones contain an extensive dictionary, but if you want to add words, there are several methods; some more convenient than others. However, as it is with all things Android, the method for each device, model, and version may differ (at least slightly) from others. Continue reading

Which Version of Android Is Best?

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Looking for an Android device but confused on all the versions? Read this article for a few tips on picking which version is best. Continue reading

HDR Photography Made Simple

Monday, June 18th, 2012

For starters, HDR photography is where your pictures capture both the shadows and light areas much more vividly than the regular camera lens. Our eyes do that already, which is why the brightest area in our vision is balanced off with the darkest area and we get a truly dynamic sight in front of us. Continue reading

On at least some Android versions, a shortcut key can be added to the keyboard for quick access to keyboard settings. This article shows you how. Continue reading

It seems that smartphones are everywhere these days! From all the constant ads we see, we may often wonder if everyone has one. But do they? This special infographic gives you all the numbers in an easy to read graphical format! Continue reading

Android Animation Scale Settings

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Speed up your Android 4.0 phone, with adjustments to the animation scales. Or, enjoy the eye candy offered by slower transitions, using different settings. Continue reading

Google Translate Mobile

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Google Translate for Android or iPhone translates text between more than 60 languages, and offers spoken word translations for many of them. Continue reading

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