Android Tutorials

Android Tutorials

Google+ opens to all adults, major Android app update detailed

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After several months of people begging for Google+ invites and users speaking endlessly about the merits of Facebook vs. Google Plus, the doors to Google’s hot social network are finally open. Anyone,…

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Android Tricks

How to manage the files on your phone from your PC with your favorite FTP client

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My favorite feature of the custom Android ROM MIUI is its native file manger that can turn your SD card into an FTP server over Wi-Fi with the press of a button. In early 2011, I started using vanilla Gingerbread in…

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Android App Reviews

How to edit Android-shot videos on your phone with Snip Video Trimmer

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How do I edit videos taken on an Android phone? I’ve fielded this question countless times since 2008, and the answer I’ve always given was that you can’t. The questions intensified when Ap…

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How to stream media from Windows 7 to Logitech Revue

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The Logitech Revue set-top box has several apps for Google TV and a browser to consume online video. But there’s one app in particular, the Logitech Media Player, that may be of particular interest to cus…

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How to create gorgeous homescreen layouts with LauncherPro Plus and Desktop Visualizer

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It’s commendable how versatile, customizable and open Android is, unlike some other mobile platforms, and nearly every aspect of the OS can be personalized. Many people, me included, want their phone…

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Android Hacks

How to load ROM’s or themes on an HTC EVO (root only)

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Quite a few folks on our YouTube channel have noticed that the EVO I’ve shown in recent videos does not look like what you typically find. That’s because I purposely altered my phone to look differe…

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How to Free Up Space on the Internal Storage

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Due to the software/hardware combination of not being able to install apps to the SD card and phones simply having inadequate amounts of internal storage, a weak point of Android has been that users often have r…

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Android Apps

11 Ways to Get the Most Out of LauncherPro

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LauncherPro has quickly become one of the most popular homescreen replacements for Android, and it’s easy to see why. The app is highly customizable, and since its debut on the Market back in May the deve…

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Android Hacks

A Guide to Running Android on Windows Mobile Devices

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When Google acquired the small Palo Alto startup company Android, Inc in July 2005, the team led by Andy Rubin surely both hoped and expected that the mobile OS they were developing eventually would power a vast…

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A Guide to Making Your Android’s Battery Last a Little Longer

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A common complaint among Android users is short battery life. As we all now, Google’s platform has numerous benefits, but state-of-the-art features and constantly being connected seem to come with one drawb…

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How to Activate Android’s Safe Mode to Get out of a Force Close Loop

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Have you ever experienced a force close loop on your Android phone? No? I hadn’t either until a couple of weeks ago, but if you also enjoy checking out various ports, launcher replacements, ROMs, emulators or pr…

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Android Games

How to Set Up and Configure the PlayStation Emulator psx4droid

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I think we’ve all played a PlayStation at one point or the other. And since July 25th, we can play it on our high-end Android phones as well, thanks to the efforts of coder extraordinaire ZodTTD. Now that his psx4d…

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How to Install Apps to the SD Card by Default on Android 2.2 Froyo

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The Android 2.2 Froyo feature that most people have been looking forward to is likely official support for installing apps to the SD card. It’s something that many feel should have been included from the start,…

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How to use XBMC Android Remote to control your computer’s music, movies, and photos

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XBMC has released an official remote app for Android. I could tell you about all the great things about this beta app available for Android 1.5 and higher, but let me cut to the chase and give you the Cliff Notes: it…

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How to make Skype video calls on Android using Fring

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UPDATE: THIS DOESN’T WORK ANYMORE Sadly, Skype and Fring couldn’t come to an agreement so you can NO LONGER make Skype video calls using Fring or any other app. ————…

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