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Not Receiving Text Messages on Rooted Phone

I had this issue happen to me several times and it was driving me absolutely insane.  I could send text messages but I was unable to receive them.  I even tried sending a test text message to myself and nothing.  Nada.  To solve this, create a backup of your current setup using the included ROM…

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From Blackberry to Palm, Android or iPhone: Care to Make the Leap?

Image via Wikipedia I see sooooo many people out there with Blackberry devices and I find myself constantly asking “why do people my age (24) love Blackberries so much?”  I know people with them but before I start, I’ll confess that I’ve never owned a Blackberry device.  The following is my reasoning for wondering why…

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Rooting: Transforming my HTC Hero into a SuperHero

When I first got my HTC Hero in May from the Sprint store, I was ecstatic. I finally got to move cut myself away from Big Red‘s (Verizon Wireless) expensive contract clutches and switch to the wonderfully yellow world of Sprint. I was previously stuck with the Samsung SCH-i760 widows mobile phone when I was…

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Rename Created Folders on Android

It’s easy to create folders on Android, but it’s puzzling how to name them. I became tired of staring at the word Folder rather than seeing an actual folder name. I know I can’t be the only one who was wondering how to rename folder…or can I? Here’s how I made a folder for my…

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Calibrating Your Battery for Android Device

After rooting my phone, I figured I wanted to get the most out of my new SuperHero by getting the battery to last as long as possible. I searched for apps and everything under the sun, with the most simple solution being calibrating the battery. This can be done for all Android devices, rooted only…

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HTC Hero (Sprint) Error: Sync is Currently Experiencing Problems

The Problem:Over the past two or three weeks, my Hero had constantly been syncing my contacts. This hadn’t always been the case but the sync icon showed up continuously every few minutes, despite the fact that I had not added any recent contacts. The issue caused significant draining of my battery, which you can imagine…

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How Do I Move My Old Files & Settings to My New Computer with Windows 7?

I’ve always wondered how this worked, but never actually had to worry about it until I procured my new Dell Studio Laptop, as mentioned in my previous post.  On my old laptop I had always kept a running backup of everything so that I could transfer it over to a new system whenever I got…

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