Google Android

When it comes to Google Android mobile devices, there are plenty of applications and networks that present new content for smartphones and tablets. We’ll be covering the news related to this operating system, updates, reviews, features, and guides.

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Google launches Chrome Beta for Android

Desktop users of the Google Chrome web browser already have the choice between different versions of the browser. While the majority is using the stable version of the browser, beta, dev and […]

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Quick Settings for older Android versions

One of the new features of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is the Quick Settings menu that gives you access to settings right from its menu. If your smartphone is running an older […]

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How to check for and terminate background apps in Android

One of the things that I dislike about the Android operating system is that you do not really know which apps are running in the background until you open the Task Manager. […]

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Backup SD card data to Dropbox on Android

It is always good to have a backup of important data.  If you regularly change the data on your phone's SD card, or switch between cards regularly, you may be interested in […]

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Ultimate Stopwatch and Timer for Android

You find hundreds of stopwatches and timers in the Android store over at Google Play and it can be quite difficult to find the best for your needs. Ultimate Stopwatch & Timer […]

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How to remove apps from the Android Homescreen

Many Android phones are configured to automatically add shortcuts - Google actually calls them widgets - on the system's home screen when they are installed. What this means is that you will […]

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You can finally play Pitfall on your Android

Well, it is about time! Pitfall, the popular game from Activision, is finally out for Android. The game was originally released for the Atari 2600 game console way back in 1982. Given […]

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Medicine Reminder keeps track of medication and doctor appointments

If you have to take medication regularly or have lots of doctors appointments coming up, you may sometimes get things mixed up which can have serious consequences. If you ever asked yourself […]

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Create Android ringtones with Ringdroid

While you can select any music file on your Android device as a ringtone, you are limited to ringtones that start from the beginning of the file. If you happen to find […]

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Clever Connectivity for Android helps you save power

Sometimes when you download files or synchronize data on your Android phone you may notice that the screen is being turned off because you are not actively using the phone. That's great […]

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Dropbox for Android: auto-upgrade to experimental builds

The makers of Dropbox, the popular file hosting and synchronization service, make available experimental builds for desktop systems and mobile devices regularly that interested users can install on their devices to test […]

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Pixlr-o-matic: Android Instragram alternative

Instagram's recent policy change and retraction after negative feedback exploded on the Internet may have damaged the company's reputation at least for a short while. If you are looking for an Instagram […]

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Samsung Exynos devices kernel vulnerability

A security vulnerability affecting Samsung devices has recently been discovered by members of the XDA Developers forum. According to the information posted on the forum, all Samsung devices with an Exynos chip […]

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VLC Media Player for Android

VLC Media Player is one of the most popular desktop music and video player for desktop systems. The player has been branched out fairly recently to Android, where it is now available […]

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Use your Android phone as a Flashlight

Having to unlock your car door in a parking spot with bad lighting, or the door to your house, or having to search for something that you have dropped in the dark, […]

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Changelog Droid: Android apps update information

Android apps that you have installed from Google's Play store update automatically, usually. It is a background process that you have no control over. While you find information about updates later in […]

Gmail for Android Moves to 4.2, adds more features

Gmail, along with other Google services, is a core part of the company's Android operating system for phones and tablets. Today the popular email service got a much needed update with a […]

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Advanced Mobile Care for Android

IOBit's Advanced Mobile Care for Google Android can be best described as a system maintenance tool collection. The application makes available a variety of tools, some one them accessible via a scan […]

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How to uninstall Android apps quickly

If you have installed an Android application that is annoying you with notifications, either app related or ads related, you may be inclined to uninstall the app from your phone or tablet […]

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The official Outlook.com Android app has been released

Outlook.com has been launched as an update to Hotmail, Microsoft's popular email service. Both sites and services run in parallel for the time being, but chatter indicates that Hotmail will eventually be […]

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Adblock Plus released for Google Android

The popular Adblock Plus ad blocking program has been ported to Android where it is now available on Google's Play store. The program does not require root, but its feature set may […]

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Moving to a new device? Don't lose your Angry Birds progress

There isn't much question that Angry Birds has become a bit a of a worldwide phenomena. Rovio has seen incredible success from the five games in the franchise (six if you care […]

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Mute your Android phone with your hand

Have you ever tried to dampen the sound coming out of your phone with your hands, for instance after it started ringing in a place where  it should not? Or maybe you […]

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Turn off Android 4.2's Lockscreen widgets

A so called lock screen is displayed when you lock your phone manually or when it gets automatically locked after a certain inactivity period. The sole purpose of lock screens in the […]

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Google Updating Play to Version 3.10.9

Google has been pushing new updates to the Play store for Android at a rather fast pace lately.  Just in the past few weeks we have a seen move to version 3.9.16, […]

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Use Plan B to find your stolen or lost Android phone

The chance of getting your smartphone back when it gets stolen is slim, right? That's especially the case if you do not have some form of application or software running on the […]

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Control Panel for Android Launches

As of today, there is a new Control Panel app for your Android phone and it is, perhaps, the most comprehensive one so far.  There are features to allow easy control over […]

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Lookout Ad Network Detector: Android apps advertisement scanner

It is important to analyze the permissions that applications request that you want to install on your Android smartphone to avoid installing apps that may request more permissions than they actually need […]

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Mobento: Search, download and watch educational videos on Android devices

Mobento is a new video learning application for Android devices that originated out of the web service of the same name. The application makes available a selection of high quality educational videos […]

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Display all Android apps permissions with G Data AntiVirus Free

Apps stores have become quite popular in recent time thanks to the rise of smartphones and other mobile devices powered by Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating system. It has never been […]

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Park me Right for Android: never forget where you parked your car again

Have you ever had troubles locating your parked car? Maybe you drove with it to another city for a job interview or shopping and forgot where you parked it exactly. Or things […]

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How to back up your Samsung Android phone to PC

Creating regular back ups of your smartphone, in my case the Samsung Galaxy Note II, is an essential task for a number of reasons. You first have a safe copy of the […]

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It's Been a Big Week in Android World

Despite Hurricane Sandy raining on Google's planned Nexus parade in New York City, the company forged ahead with it's new product releases anyway, only issuing a simple press release instead of holding […]

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The Samsung Galaxy Note II from a webmaster perspective

I recently upgraded to the Samsung Galaxy Note II after two years of using a Samsung Galaxy Wave for nothing but phone functionality and SMS messaging. I wanted to switch to a […]

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Why Google Nexus devices do not have SD card slots

The only Google Nexus device that shipped with an SD card slot was the Nexus One which came out in January 2010. All Nexus devices afterwards shipped without SD card slot. The […]

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What's New in Android 4.2? A Lot Actually

While all of the new devices got most of the attention yesterday when Google skipped their New York City press event in favor of a simple press release, there was more than just […]

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Photo Sphere for Android 4.2 is like Microsoft Photosynth

If you use the digital camera built in to your smartphone to record the moment, you have two main options to do so. You can shot single photos of a scene or […]

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Track TV series with SeriesGuide X for Android

If you like to watch TV shows and maybe even are collecting entire TV series on your computer or DVD or Blu-Ray, you may find an application to track TV series, including […]

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E-Codes Free: Food Additives dictionary for Android

Have you ever asked yourself why food often contains food additives indicated by e-codes on the packaging? This may be especially helpful when you are in a foreign country where different food […]

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Camera Zoom FX for Android Gets a Major Update

Every phone today comes with a camera, including even the most basic handsets.  But if you use a smartphone, be it Android, iPhone or Windows Phone, then you have a lot more […]


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