Tips

Tips for your Android device that carriers won’t tell you about.

Easy Ways to Use Huge Smartphone Screens One-Handed

These days phone’s displays are getting larger and longer, enabling us to consume a greater amount of content. What’s not getting larger and longer? Our thumbs. In order to minimize the stress, here are some apps to make your thumb feel like it’s using 3.3 inches of screen instead of stretching across 5.5 inches.

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Android Jelly Bean Keyboard Secrets…Get it for Ice Cream Sandwich Too!

o go along with its newest version of Android, Jelly Bean, Google incorporated a revamped keyboard into this iteration. The new keyboard may appear to be the same version as in ice cream sandwich, but beneath the surface are a few surprises. Check out my video below to see all of the surprises in store and more.

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Election Results Are In: The iPhone 5’s New Features Aren’t So New

[Dropcaps]Happy Saturday! I know you’re excited about the weekend to be getting away from work and enjoying the things life has to offer. I figured I’d make this eye hopes of making your Friday a little better.[/Dropcaps] If you haven’t heard by now, the iPhone 5 has been released along with an enormous amount of…

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Receive $300 for Your Old Phone

[Dropcaps]With every company trying to become more environmentally conscious (for sincerity or tax reasons) your old phone is definitely valuable. I’m not talking about your old phone from high school or anything like that, but ones that are reasonably old and in good condition. When you do go in to upgrade to a new phone,…

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Hidden Browser Controls to Make One Handed Surfing Easier

[Dropcaps] As features phones became a thing of the past and smartphones began to emerge, so did the presence of slide out keyboards.  Aside from the annual, sometimes semiannual, release of Motorola’s Droid there are very few Android smartphones that have physical QWERTY keyboards.  The shift towards all touch controls combined with surprisingly accurate capacitive…

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Use Folders to Organize Your Homescreen

If you have a lot of icons scattered across your homescreen, try grouping your icons into folders, as seen in the screen shot. You can see my folders in the second, third, fifth and sixth places of my launcher. I’m using Nova Launcher, which allows me to make my groups look different than traditional ICS…

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Phones Can Silence Themselves

We’ve all been there before, sitting at our cubicles or in class and someone’s text tone goes off that everyone can hear.  Times turn even worse when the person isn’t at their desk and their phone is left their stranded to ring as much as it wants while everyone else tries to ignore it, but…

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