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Posts Tagged ‘android’



WS App Review: Viber

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Have you ever wished for an inexpensive way to stay in touch with friends and relatives across the country, or even around the world? Now you can, with the super-cool Viber app! Compatible with a variety of smartphone platforms, Viber is a simple, quick and easy method for connecting with buddies for free. Continue reading

You want to store your all-important camera photos, but don’t have the time to transfer it to your desktop or external device. Or better still, you would rather want it as it is – without any compression – in the cloud. Google Drive does it, but compresses your data.

But you don’t need to fret when there is FolderSync. This

Android Data Usage

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

From within this handy utility, you can monitor how much data you’re using, turn mobile data off, set warnings if you’re about to go over your limit and even see what’s been using your precious gigabytes! Continue reading

Forcing an Android Download to Stop

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

If you’ve got a download on your Android phone that just won’t quit running, try the steps described in this tip. Continue reading

The All-New Features of Android ICS 4.0.4

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

There are so many features ( including one hidden ) in the new Android version 4.0.4. Take a look at some of them. Continue reading

Google Offline Maps for Android

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Google Maps now offers offline maps so, if you’re planning a trip to a location without a data signal, download some maps to your Android device in advance. Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Android Punctuation Made Easy

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

If you care about punctuation – as so few people do anymore – and if you own an Android phone, the stock keyboard offers a quick shortcut. to punctuation tools. Continue reading

Swype your Way to Typing Heaven

Monday, May 21st, 2012

A free app that revolutionizes the way you type on your smartphone. It’s called “Swype”. Continue reading

Android Text Response

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

With Android 4.0, a new feature was introduced that provides an option to send a quick text response to a caller, when a call is received at an inconvenient time. Continue reading

Is bigger really better? Read our thoughts on the new Samsung Galaxy SIII phone to find out. Continue reading

Android App Shortcuts

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Quickly send shortcuts to the Android home screen by following these steps. Continue reading

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