What You Need To Know About Android ROMs

What You Need To Know About Android ROMs

Installing a custom Android ROM is good, but the process isn’t an easy one, Here are some things to know if you’re just raring to give custom ROMs a try.

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How To Stream Local Media to Chromecast

How To Stream Local Media to Chromecast

Google did not advertise the Chromecast to be able to stream local files from your PC, but that doesn’t mean it can’t do it. Here is a guide to stream local media to Chromecast.

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Five Cool Things You Didn’t Know Chrome OS Could Do

Five Cool Things You Didn’t Know Chrome OS Could Do

There are quite a few features that can be enabled in the experimental section of Chrome OS. Want to change which side of the screen your launcher is on? Wish your touchpad supported more gestures? Read on to find out about five great features Chrome OS already supports that are buried away under its settings.

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15 Clocks For Telling Time Within Google Chrome

15 Clocks For Telling Time Within Google Chrome

Your computer came with a clock that is functional enough, but there are so many more ways you could have your computer tell you the time. The Chrome Web Store is filled with various clock apps and extensions. Here are 15 options that might just add an extra bit of excitement to how you check what time it is.

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6 Unconventional Uses For Google Chromecast

6 Unconventional Uses For Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast is a $35 affordable media streamer that you plug into your TV or monitor and stream YouTube, Netflix, and Google Play content from your computer. What sets Chromecast apart is that these uses are just the beginning. Here are six areas where a Chromecast could excel where others offerings have not.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get Android Phone With Micro SD Card Support

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Android Phone With Micro SD Card Support

Many of the latest Android phones have done away with Micro SD card slots. These phones are great, but when they’re low on space, users have to either start deleting files or move data into the cloud. Here are five reasons why you should still be using an Android phone with Micro SD card support, rather than giving it up altogether.

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6 Best Ways To Read News On An Android Device

6 Best Ways To Read News On An Android Device

As technology evolves, people now expect to read news on their smartphones rather than on plain newspaper. Here are 6 ways to read news on Android devices.

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Automagic: A Much Easier Way to Automate Your Android Phone

Automagic: A Much Easier Way to Automate Your Android Phone

Have you ever wished your smartphone would start playing music whenever you get home? How about turning off social networks when you’re in the car? Automagic presents users with a very simple way to automate their Android phone with the use of easy-to-understand flowcharts.

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5 Practices That Can Enhance Your Mobile Privacy

5 Practices That Can Enhance Your Mobile Privacy

Mobile privacy is almost non-existent. Telecommunications providers know when we place a call, the number we dial, and how long the conversation lasts. If this makes you uncomfortable, here are 5 changes you can make to reduce how much your phone carrier knows about you.

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Use “Best Android Apps” to Locate The Best Android Apps

Use “Best Android Apps” to Locate The Best Android Apps

There are thousands upon thousands of apps available for Android devices on Google Play. Many of them are awesome, but the vast majority really aren’t worth the time of day. This is what makes an app like Best Android App sound appealing. It’s an app that helps you find which Android software is actually worth your time.

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5 Chrome Web Apps For Practicing Musicians

5 Chrome Web Apps For Practicing Musicians

Computers have revolutionized seemingly everything. Telling someone you created music used to mean that you knew how to play an instrument or two, but now people can create tunes just by pushing keys on their keyboard. If you want to learn or perform music the old-fashioned way, here are a number of ways you can use Google Chrome to help.

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Easily Customize the Addon Bar In Firefox With Puzzle Piece

Easily Customize the Addon Bar In Firefox With Puzzle Piece

Add-ons make customizing Firefox a near limitless endeavor, but what if you want to customize your add-ons? Wait for it – there’s an add-on for that. Puzzle Piece allows you to customize the addon bar in Firefox. It takes the default Firefox addon bar and shrinks it into a small little panel that can display the same content without the waste.

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Share URL From One Browser to Another On Android

Share URL From One Browser to Another On Android

Flashify is an Android app that allows you to take a URL that won’t load flash inside one browser and share it with another. The benefit of this app is that even if you don’t have a browser installed that can run flash, it’s still the fastest way to get links from one browser to another.

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A Brief History And Guide To Linux’s Touch Experience

A Brief History And Guide To Linux’s Touch Experience

The Linux community has been divided in recent years over how desktop environments should be used and designed. The open source community released several new user interfaces that were geared towards touch screens years before the recent touch-oriented release of Windows 8, but there is no hardware to support it.

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Get A More Useful New Tab Page For Chrome With Humble New Tab

Get A More Useful New Tab Page For Chrome With Humble New Tab

Google Chrome makes it easy to access recently visited websites and a wide range of apps on the new tab page, but managing bookmarks can be a bit of a chore. Humble New Tab replaces the new tab page with your bookmarks and other content. Oh, and for those that care, it’s open source.

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10 Different Ways Of Utilitzing Bluetooth to Make Your Life Easier

10 Different Ways Of Utilitzing Bluetooth to Make Your Life Easier

Bluetooth is a wireless standard for sending data over short distances between multiple electronics. Two or more devices connect to form personal area networks that can stretch as far as several meters. Here are ten practical and innovative ways to use Bluetooth to make your life easier.

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MTE Explains: What Is Google AdSense, and Who Profits From It?

MTE Explains: What Is Google AdSense, and Who Profits From It?

As you’ve browsed the web, you’ve undoubtedly noticed ads strung up along the sides of webpages. These ads drive much of the wealth that powers the Internet and sometimes even fund complete websites. Many of these ads are driven by a single program, Google AdSense. Let’s take a look at what is Adsense and how you can make money from it.

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What Are Packaged Apps And How Can They Affect You?

What Are Packaged Apps And How Can They Affect You?

Google is introducing so-called “packaged apps,” applications that run natively inside of Google Chrome. How will this affect your computing experience? Will this be the next step to total cloud computing? Let’s find out!

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MTE Explains: Why Is Updating an Android Such a Mess?

MTE Explains: Why Is Updating an Android Such a Mess?

Windows users can update their operating system to the latest version as long as they can afford the upgrade and their hardware can support it. Android users, however, face a drastically different situation. Many Android devices, especially the budget models, never see a single update. The majority only get one major update. Why is updating an Android such a mess?

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The Web Browsers Comparison Guide: Which One is the Best Browser For You?

The Web Browsers Comparison Guide: Which One is the Best Browser For You?

The web browser is the most used piece of software on most of our computers, and there are quite a few of them vying for our attention. In this web browsers comparison guide, we will show you the features of the various popular browsers and which one is the best for you.

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MTE Explains: How To Become a YouTube Partner

MTE Explains: How To Become a YouTube Partner

Anyone can upload a video to YouTube, but only YouTube partners can make money. This begs the logical question – how does your general YouTube user become a revenue generating partner?

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Create Printable QR Codes and Barcode Labels In Your Chrome Browser

Create Printable QR Codes and Barcode Labels In Your Chrome Browser

It is easy to create QR codes to embed within websites or send via text messages,, but what about creating printable QR codes and barcode labels? A small business could print QR codes as a means of providing their customers with more information. Here is how you can do so.

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3 Ways To Read EPUB Books Online

3 Ways To Read EPUB Books Online

As ebooks become more popular, more people are reading from their computers rather than from a physical book. If you are one of those who prefer to read your EPUB books online, here are some options for you.

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10 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With A USB Flash Drive

10 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With A USB Flash Drive

USB flash drives are a cheap and portable way to back up files and move them around between machines. If you want to breathe new life into your old USB flash drives, here are ten things you may have never known they could do.

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Four Sticky Notes for Chrome Web Applications

Four Sticky Notes for Chrome Web Applications

There’s no shortage of note-taking apps out there, yet when it comes time to jot something down quickly to return to later, few note-taking options are as convenient as good old-fashioned sticky notes applications. The following are four Sticky Notes for Chrome applications.

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MTE Explains: How Search Engines Work

MTE Explains: How Search Engines Work

You’ve been using search engines for a long time now. You probably used one to find this article. But do you know how they work? This post will give you a basic understanding of how search engines work to find all the information you wouldn’t be able to find on your own.

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How to Create Custom Web App For Your Favorite Websites In Chrome

How to Create Custom Web App For Your Favorite Websites In Chrome

Chrome OS makes it easy to access your favorite websites, but there’s a catch. By default, your website of choice must have already submitted an app to the Chrome Web Store. This is a problem, as some major websites do not have an app available, such as Wikipedia. The good news is that creating custom web apps of your own isn’t that difficult.

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How To Encrypt Your Android Phone

How To Encrypt Your Android Phone

Android version 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) comes with the ability to encrypt your Android phone. While the process may be intimidating, it’s pretty straightforward. Here is how you can easily encrypt your Android phone.

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How to Install Ubuntu on a Chromebook Pixel

How to Install Ubuntu on a Chromebook Pixel

If you have got yourself the Chrombook Pixel and find that Chrome OS really isn’t the right match for you, you may be happy to know that it’s both possible and easy to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook Pixel.

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Use JustBeamIt for Easy Single File Transfer

Use JustBeamIt for Easy Single File Transfer

While there are tons of ways for you to transfer files on the Web, if you just want a single file transfer without having to go through the fuss of creating an account, JustBeamIt is one such choice.

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5 Dictionary Tools for Google Chrome

5 Dictionary Tools for Google Chrome

Do you remember back when you had to know how words were spelled? Here is a selection of dictionary tools for Google Chrome.

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How to Whitelist Websites in Google Chrome to Make The Internet Safe For Children

How to Whitelist Websites in Google Chrome to Make The Internet Safe For Children

Parents have wrestled with keeping their children shielded from unwanted content on the internet since personal computers first started arriving in our homes. This guide will show you how to whitelist certain websites inside Google Chrome, preventing your children from visiting any websites you do not approve.

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Follow YouTube Channels Easily With YouTube Video Deck

Follow YouTube Channels Easily With YouTube Video Deck

There are approximately two bajillion videos on YouTube and staying up-to-date on a couple of channels could be difficult. YouTube Video Deck makes it easier and faster to follow YouTube channels.

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