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Google+ opens to all adults, major Android app update detailed

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After several months of people begging for Google+ invites and users speaking endlessly about the merits of Facebook vs. Google Plus, the doors to Google’s hot social network are finally open. Anyone,…

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Android Hacks

Amazon App Store workaround discovered for non-U.S. Android users

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The Amazon App Store has introduced some features that make it better than the Android Market, but only U.S. Android users have so far been able to access them. This doesn’t sit well with many of our Britis…

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Samsung

How to update Epic 4G to Android 2.2 right now – no waiting involved

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We reported yesterday that the Samsung Epic 4G update to Android started yesterday and would continue in stages throughout the week. But after waiting days, then weeks, and several months for Froyo to arrive,…

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Android Tricks

How to manage the files on your phone from your PC with your favorite FTP client

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My favorite feature of the custom Android ROM MIUI is its native file manger that can turn your SD card into an FTP server over Wi-Fi with the press of a button. In early 2011, I started using vanilla Gingerbread in…

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Android Tricks

Tips: Import Google TV Queue subscriptions with Google Reader

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One of the great features of Google TV is the “Queue” feature that will act as your audio or video podcast subscription tool. Google offers a way to add to the queue by typing in RSS feeds in the GTV sea…

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Android App Reviews

How to edit Android-shot videos on your phone with Snip Video Trimmer

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How do I edit videos taken on an Android phone? I’ve fielded this question countless times since 2008, and the answer I’ve always given was that you can’t. The questions intensified when Ap…

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Android Tutorials

How to stream media from Windows 7 to Logitech Revue

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The Logitech Revue set-top box has several apps for Google TV and a browser to consume online video. But there’s one app in particular, the Logitech Media Player, that may be of particular interest to cus…

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Tools

How to find Sprint 4G in your area with Sensorly

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Where the heck is my 4G, Sprint? Oh, it’s over there on that map. Sure, Sprint has said 4G is coming time and again, but with each rollout, it may seem like your city isn’t any closer to getting the new s…

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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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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

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 Tricks

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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Android Tutorials

How to make Skype video calls on Android using Fring

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UPDATE: THIS DOESN’T WORK ANYMORE Sadly, Skype and Fring couldn’t come to an agreement so you can NO LONGER make Skype video calls using Fring or any other app. ————…

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Android Tricks

How to retweet with comment using Twitter for Android and Retweet

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Thousands of Android users have switched to the official Twitter for Android app, only to run back to one of the many third-party options because they can’t do the classic retweet. Twitter has seen it fit to limi…

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Android Tutorials

How to fix UK Android Market download and Gmail log-in errors

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British Gmail users have had to use @googlemail.com e-mail addresses because of a legal dispute that Google resolved this year. But when users switch their “name@googlemail.com” to “name@gmail.com,” they…

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