How-To Customize Notifications on Your Android Device

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From talking with friends over instant messengers or voice calls to updating spreadsheets and playing the latest games, smartphones and tablets are capable of performing a wide variety of tasks. When it comes to managing all the information and updates on your phone, … [Read more...]

How To: Create and Assign Custom Ringtones

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Fancy a custom ringtone? Android comes with a default selection of notification tones and ringtones that you can use to customize the way your phone rings with every notification. Adding, creating and assigning custom ringtones on your Android device is fairly simple. … [Read more...]

What is Safe Mode and How to Use It

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At one point or another, you may have encountered your phone suddenly coming out of your bag or pocket with the words “Safe Mode” on the screen. This may scare a first time user, but fear not. As the mode says, this current state is pretty safe for your phone. In … [Read more...]

5 Android Errors You Never Want to See, and How to Fix Them

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Almost every Android device today is a powerful mini computer, one with the same processing power of older desktop computers. The way we interact with this particular computer has changed, moving from a desktop interface to an app based interface. Despite the interface … [Read more...]

How To: Manage Storage on Your Android Phone or Tablet

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When you first purchased your phone, you probably never thought that you'd run out space. Lo and behold, several months later you see the feared “Low on space: Phone storage space is getting low" message. Does it matter if your phone is low on internal memory? Yes, … [Read more...]

How To: Pair a Bluetooth headset with your Android device

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Who among you here can relate to the hassle of having to pick up your phone from your tight pocket a couple of times in a day to answer that all-important call? Folks with gargantuan Android phones can probably relate to this. Even worse is the heat generated by your phone's … [Read more...]

How To: Keep Photos Private on Your Android Phone or Tablet

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In addition to keeping text messages private, we all have those private shots and embarrassing photos we'd also like to hide away. The thing is that often times, we don’t want to delete those photos. They provide personal entertainment and great or not so great memories of … [Read more...]

How To: Play Nintendeo DS, PlayStation, PSP & Other Console Games on Your Android

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In a previous feature, we took a look at how you could use emulators to play retro games for systems like the original Nintendo, Super Nintendo (SNES), Sega Genesis, Nintendo 64 and Gameboy on your Android smartphone or tablet. Now, lets jump further into time and cover … [Read more...]

Set Up Google 2-Step Verification For Better Android Security [How-To]

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Want a more secure Gmail experience? What you need is Google's 2-Step Verification which gives you an extra level of security on your Google accounts. Instead of logging in with only your username and password, you will also need to enter a code from Google that can only … [Read more...]

Retro Gaming: A Beginner’s Guide To Android Game Emulators

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Many people don’t realize just how powerful the device you hold in your hand right now is. Android in particular is such an open-source platform that you can find apps anywhere (legal or otherwise) for just about anything. Today I’m here to tell you about a category of … [Read more...]