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Business Card Reader: Easily Add A Contact To Your Android Phone

Business Card Reader: Easily Add A Contact To Your Android Phone

When you receive a business card, the usual way is to manually enter the contact information to your phone book. If you have collected tens (or hundreds) of business cards in a networking session, you probably have to spend several hours entering the details. If you have a smartphone (such as iPhone or Android), one […]

How to Get Android Notifications On Your Computer

How to Get Android Notifications On Your Computer

The Android Mobile OS is surging forward with leaps and bounds. If you do not own one of these devices, you likely know someone who does own an Android phone. Even though you can do most everything on your phone, it is still easier to do somethings on your computer. While you are working on […]

How to Sync Android’s SD Card With Dropbox

How to Sync Android’s SD Card With Dropbox

Dropbox for Android is easily one of our favorite mobile app. It allows you to download and view your files in your Dropbox folder and also upload files to the server. It is best suited for people (like us) who like to work on the move. If there is anything that we are unsatisfied with, […]

iDisplay: Turn Your Android Devices Into A Second Monitor

iDisplay: Turn Your Android Devices Into A Second Monitor

When you connect two (or more) monitors to your computer, you can drag an application window from one to another monitor. Now, what if your second monitor is your smartphone, or tablet and you are able to drag window to it and interact with your fingers? Sound cool, isn’t it? iDisplay is one such app […]

4 Ways To Make Good Use Of Dropbox For Android

4 Ways To Make Good Use Of Dropbox For Android

When I made the switch to an Android phone from a Blackberry, one of the deciding factors was how I could easily share files with clients and club members. I am usually not at my office and do much of my work remotely. While Dropbox was accessible from my Blackberry, it was less than convenient […]

Bartender Lite = A More Useful Android Notification Bar

Bartender Lite = A More Useful Android Notification Bar

One of the most under utilized parts of an Android phone is the notification bar. While it is useful for alerting you of emails, calendar appointments and SMS messages. The Android navigation bar can do so much more. Previously on Make Tech Easier,  we showed you how to put a reminder note in your Android […]

How To Activate USB Debug On Your Android Device

How To Activate USB Debug On Your Android Device

Have you ever thought, it could happen even a common user needs to switch on the USB debug mode on his/her Android phone? One could think this may be required for an application developer, however, certain desktop phone managers can establish connection with your phone via USB cable only, when this setting is activated. Certain […]

Keep Your Android Running: How to Conserve HTC Battery Power

Keep Your Android Running: How to Conserve HTC Battery Power

This is a guest post by Kat Cole A diverse range of people now own one of the various smart, internet-enabled 3G mobile phones available on the market. Although it would hardly be catastrophic should your kid neighbour’s battery conk out right when he is in the middle of sending a text message to his […]

Phonebook 2.0: A Great Alternative to Android Contact App

Phonebook 2.0: A Great Alternative to Android Contact App

There are a lot of ways to personalize the look and feel of your Android phone. Applications can add functionality to what’s already there. Phonebook 2.0 is a phonebook replacement application and it adds a ton of features to your contact list. Having your contact list be the central social hub for your Android phone […]