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Android Hacks

How to alphabetize apps in the Samsung Fascinate app drawer with a hack

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The Samsung Fascinate is mostly a great phone; of course, you should already know that if you read our Samsung Fascinate review. And you should also know that I’m not a fan of the launcher because it doesn&…

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Gmail with some Priority Inbox features out now for Froyo

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Google has updated the official Gmail application in the Android Market, so run on over and load it onto your Android 2.2 device. I’ll wait…. Got it, good? Here’s what’s new. For star…

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Android Tricks

Tips: Long-press address bar to share URL

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So I’m minding my business watching the pre-show of This Week in Google and Leo Laporte showed a great tip that I don’t remember using before. Maybe you’ve stumbled across it, but on the off c…

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Android Tricks

5 Tips for Mastering Search on Android

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Google is known for search, so it’s no wonder that search plays a prominent role in Google’s operating system. That tends to happen when the company that controls the vast majority of daily search queries decid…

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Android Tricks

FoxtoPhone sends links or text from Firefox to Android

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The biggest flaw with Chrome to Phone, if you consider it a flaw at all, is that it only works with Google’s Chrome Browser. What about the thousands of people who have opted for the No. 2-ranked desktop bro…

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Tips: How to install Android beta apps and .apk files

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Tips: How to install Android beta apps and .apk files

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What’s an .apk file? Every time we post about beta applications, the comment section inevitably fills up with people confused about how to download and install Android apps that are not in the Android Ma…

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Make your ROOTED Android phone even faster with SetCPU (App Reviews)

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Make your ROOTED Android phone even faster with SetCPU (App Reviews)

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Rooting an Android phone can lead to a never-ending quest to improve your phone and push each device to its limits. One such benefit from root access is the ability to overclock your phone. Overclocking is a tool…

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Tips: Android phone won’t download apps? Log-in to Google Talk

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Tips: Android phone won’t download apps? Log-in to Google Talk

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My phone won’t download apps from the Android Market! My phone gets stuck downloading apps from the Android Market! You’ve probably experienced this problem at some point and become desperate t…

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Tips: Here’s a much easier way to control Google Voice depending on location

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Tips: Here’s a much easier way to control Google Voice depending on location

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The Android world was abuzz yesterday with a tutorial to have Google Voice know which phones to ring depending on location. The tutorial had a great premise but was flawed by its set-up and dependence on Locale.…

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