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Posts Tagged ‘android’



Adding US Holidays to Android Phone

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

John wants to add U.S. Holiday to his Android phone calendar. We explain how. Continue reading

Bob wants to know if he can use his Android tablet to control his smart TV instead of his remote. We look at an option. Continue reading

Gaming Shifts From Consoles To Phones

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Casual phone games are continuing to gain ground on console games. Continue reading

Gladys wants to know how to save photos from Facebook on her Android tablet. Continue reading

Is It Okay To Get Rid Of Widgets?

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Nick wants to know if it’s okay to get rid of the widgets on his tablet and how to do it. Continue reading

Harry wants to know how to transfer a photo from PC to Android to use as wallpaper. We break down the steps. Continue reading

Internet Options For Android Tablets

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Android Internet without WiFi? We check out the options to having a WiFi connection at home. Continue reading

Roy has a big box with Chinese writing on his Iaiwai Tablet and he wants to know how to make it go away. We help him out. Continue reading

Android – Clear App Defaults

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Not happy with your Android App defaults? Learn how to change then with just a couple of taps. Continue reading

Danny want to know where to find audiobooks for his Android tablet. This article breaks down where to download them free, borrow from the library and how to buy. Continue reading

John wants to know if he can use Google Chrome as the browser on his Tablet. We’ve got the answer in this article. Continue reading

If you lose your phone, all those photos you took of your kids and pets are gone. Learn about Dropbox, a quick and easy way to back up your important files. Continue reading

What do Jelly Beans, Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwiches have to do with your Android phone? We look at Google’s sweet naming conventions for the Android OS. Continue reading

Android: Flick to Close

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Sure, you can tap and hold on the app and wait for the flyout window to pop up – thus allowing you to “Delete from list”, but that takes too long. Here’s a better, more fun way. Continue reading

Android How-To: Google Play Store

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Need a little help with your Android tablet? The Google Play Store is where you find all the greatest music, video and most important Apps for your tablet. There are a lot of tricks so read on how to get the most out of the Google Play store. Continue reading

Betty wants to know if she can read Kindle books on her Nook. I’ll show her how it’s done. Thanks to Barnes and Noble’s decision to add the Google Play Store to the device, it only takes a few minutes to set up. http://imgsrv.worldstart.net/images/ct-images/2013/06/kindleapp2.jpg Continue reading

How you can read both Kindle and Nook e-books on your Android Tablet. Plus a look at how to find thousands of free books. Continue reading

Lou from Salt Lake City writes: How do you increase the font size on the screen of a 7″ Android? Lou, that’s a tricky question. Since the Android operating system is open, it can look a little different on every device Continue reading

Cheri wants to know how she can use her .exe PC programs on an Android tablet. This article explains why that won’t work and what her options are. Continue reading

Do Tablets Have A Monthly Fee?

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Question: I’m interested in buying an Android tablet, but not sure how it works. Do you have to pay a monthly fee? I have a wireless laptop and a desktop and get my Internet service through the phone company. Nobody ever addresses these issues. Thanks for any help this old gal can get. Continue reading

Janelle from Texas asks: I just got a new Android tablet. This is my first device of this kind and am learning my way slowly around it. How do I go about getting my e-mail. I use Yahoo. Answer: Congrats on the new tablet, Janelle. I think you’ll enjoy it. The answer for getting e-mail is the most common answer for any question about how to find something that performs a task on an Android tablet… Continue reading

Android – What’s that Icon?

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Android notification icons got you stumped? Here’s at least one mystery solved! Continue reading

How Do I Get News On My Android Tablet?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

I just got a new Android tablet as a Mother’s Day gift. My kids said it would be a great way to keep up with the news (They call me a news junkie) without having to turn my computer or TV on all the time, Where are the best places to find news that I don’t have to pay for? Continue reading

The Overdrive Media Console allows you to download E-books and audiobooks from your local library to read or listen to on your computer or your personal devices. It is free to download and easy to use. Continue reading

In The News – 4-5-2013

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Your weekly update in the world of technology. – Facebook finally announced a Facebook phone….sorta. The company unveiled the new Facebook Home Android app. Continue reading

Pulse bills itself as “Your news. Anywhere.” That’s a pretty good description of this nifty free app (and website, for those without a tablet or smartphone) that lets you set up a customized news feed of the information that interests you. Continue reading

Spring Cleaning For Your Smartphone

Monday, March 18th, 2013

As I write this, the first day of spring is only a day away. Seems like a good time to take up that good old tradition of spring cleaning – on your smartphone or tablet. Is your phone the equivalent of a spare room crammed full of stuff you thought you might use someday? Here’s how to straighten things up. Continue reading

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