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Reduce Photo Size will make photos smaller for sharing

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There are times when you snap that great photo and want to share it on Facebook or Buzz, but the 2 MB upload may be a lengthy and troublesome proposition on a weak cellular network. You could just shoot at a smaller r…

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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 make the Samsung Fascinate more Google, less Bing

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So you were thrilled to finally get the Samsung Fascinate and have some Galaxy S goodness on Verizon. I bet the excitement level dropped a little bit when you discovered that the Fascinate comes pre-Binged out w…

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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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Get Priority Inbox in mobile Gmail [Android tips]

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Google recently debuted Priority Inbox, a new feature that highlights emails that are more important. Priority Inbox promotes messages that are more relevant and creates an enhanced mail browsing experien…

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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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Tip: Use SMS Backup+ to auto-archive and read text messages in Gmail

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In the latest edition of Android Apps Alert, we highlighted an SMS Backup+, an app that can create backup of SMS messages to the user’s GMail account. In the event that someone accidentally deletes a mess…

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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

DROID X gets a custom recovery available for download now

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Well we have been through it all, haven’t we? From thinking that the DROID X was “impossible” to hack, to stories of “self-destruct sequences”, to it being rooted in less than…

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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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HTC Sense Tips & Tricks

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The first device to feature the HTC Sense user-interface was the HTC Hero that made its debut in Europe about a year ago. Since then, HTC has incorporated Sense in all its Android handsets except for the Nexus One…

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Tips: Open Google Gestures with a quick-flip gesture

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Those of you still running Google Gestures as a way to quickly search through your phone’s contacts will be happy to know that the app recently got a new shortcut. In Gesture Search 1.2, the app can be opene…

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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 Disable the Start-Up Sound

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A peculiarity of phones that have managed to annoy many people over the years, is the start-up sounds that some manufacturers insist on adding. It’s somewhat ironic that just as HTC’s “Qui…

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Beginner's Guide to Android

AppBrain adds new install from any website feature; Androinica will adopt it

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Since 2008, Androinica.com’s staff has worked hard to highlight the best applications. During that time, we made it a priority to include QR codes in our posts to make installing those apps easier. We ha…

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