Contacts +: Better Manage Your Contacts in Android

Contacts +: Better Manage Your Contacts in Android

With so many social networks, email addresses, phone numbers, and not to mention the increasing number of mobile device that one owns, managing your contacts has become a tedious task. For those who feel that the default Contacts app in Android is lacking in features, here is one Contacts app that can completely change the way you handle your contacts.

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Speak And It Shall Be Done With Maluuba for Android

Speak And It Shall Be Done With Maluuba for Android

Maluuba is a better alternative to Siri for Android as it let you speak in your normal voice and ask it real commands. No real list of commands or template to memorize. If you want to know what the weather is like, ask “How’s the weather?” and Maluuba will search and find out.

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Android Twitter App Showdown

Android Twitter App Showdown

There are numerous Twitter apps for Android. Which one is the best? Check out our review of the Twitter apps for Android.

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Search More Efficiently With Yahoo! Axis

Search More Efficiently With Yahoo! Axis

One of the difficulties of searching the web for anything is having to jump from page to page to find all of the information you need. Yahoo! Axis is a great way to search the web and research different topics without messing up the whole search experience.

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How To Sync ITunes To An Android Device

How To Sync ITunes To An Android Device

iPhone is not the only device that works well with iTunes. With these simple tricks, you can sync your iTunes playlist with your Android phone too. Here is how you can do it.

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Chrome Toolbox Restores Missing Features For Google Chrome

Chrome Toolbox Restores Missing Features For Google Chrome

In the quest to become the fastest browser, Google Chrome skipped many features that would slow down its performance. Chrome Toolbox is an extension that you can install to restore these features. Check it out here!

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CloudOn: Use Microsoft Office On Android Tablets

CloudOn: Use Microsoft Office On Android Tablets

For the rival relationship between Google and Microsoft, you won’t expect Microsoft to release a native Office app for Android anytime soon. If you really need to access Ms Office on your Android tablet, you can make use of CloudOn as the middleman to make the two play nice.

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Managing Your Passwords in Android

Managing Your Passwords in Android

Keeping track of all your passwords is a pain, unless you have only one password for all your accounts. Managing your passwords on a mobile device is even worse because of the small form factor and inflexible keyboard. If you are using a Android device, here are several applications that can help you manage your passwords and make your life easier.

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How to Choose A New Android Device

How to Choose A New Android Device

Android phones come in many different models and specifications. Most of the time, it is limited by what your wireless carrier provides. Even within the that bunch of phones, there’s still a wide variety to choose from. Knowing how to choose an Android phone can definitely make the selection process a much easier one.

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How To Create A Tasker Profile And Automate Your Phone[Android]

How To Create A Tasker Profile And Automate Your Phone[Android]

Tasker is one of the most powerful, yet confusing automation app for Android. In this guide, I will take some of the difficulty out of using Tasker. We will go over what features of your Android phone need to be turned on, how to create profiles, tasks and scenes. Let’s get to it.

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Removing Notification Bar Ads On Android Devices

Removing Notification Bar Ads On Android Devices

Most of us have a tolerance of seeing and accepting ads within the apps, but when the ads become too intrusive and annoying, you know it is time to use counter measures to remove them from your system. Here is some of the ways you can use to remove them.

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How to Improve Your Android’s WiFi Without Changing A New Phone

How to Improve Your Android’s WiFi Without Changing A New Phone

Certain functions on the Android devices need a Wi-Fi connection to operate and having a bad WiFi connection can really spolit the whole user experience. Try out the following apps to improve your WiFi connection and user experience

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Pinterest For Android Now Available For Your Pinning Pleasure

Pinterest For Android Now Available For Your Pinning Pleasure

Yup, you read that right. Pinterest is now available for your Android. What does that really mean? Well, you can see all of your boards, likes and best of all, you can upload your own stuff a lot easier. Let’s take a look at this long awaited Android application. How Pinterest for Android is the same […]

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How to Use Instagram On Your Android

How to Use Instagram On Your Android

Even though there are not too many options, some people are still a little confused on how to use Instagram for Android. Below is run-through on the features and the filters. After reading this, you should be pretty darn comfortable with Instagram and be proud of your photographic genius.

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How To Wirelessly Access Android Files On A PC

How To Wirelessly Access Android Files On A PC

Accessing your Android files on your PC seems like an easy task, but without a dedicated desktop client, it can be difficult at times. Check out how you can wirelessly access your Android file.

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How To Remotely Access Computer From Android

How To Remotely Access Computer From Android

Have you been out somewhere and got a call asking if you can help with a computer issue? As long as you have your Android with you, you’re all set.

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Learn How To Shop Faster And Save Money Right From Your Android

Learn How To Shop Faster And Save Money Right From Your Android

We all have a busy schedule. What if you need go to a store to buy something a little more on the rare side and you have a very busy week? If you have an Android device, you can now shop for the items you need without physically appearing at the store. Here are a […]

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Ask MTE: Install Android 4.0 On Galaxy Y? Install Windows 8 On Android Tablet? How Safe is Google In Handling Your Data? (Android, Week 16)

Ask MTE: Install Android 4.0 On Galaxy Y? Install Windows 8 On Android Tablet? How Safe is Google In Handling Your Data? (Android, Week 16)

In this week’s Android question roundup, we talk about privacy, Android 4.0, Windows 8 on an Android tablet and wireless picture transfer from Android to a PC. There is a lot of exciting stuff happening with the Android devices and OSes recently. Are you keeping up with what’s happening? Apple blocking the Samsung 10” tablet […]

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The Official Google Analytics App for Android… FINALLY

The Official Google Analytics App for Android… FINALLY

Website owners rejoice! Google finally has an official Android application for Google Analytics. While some of the other applications out there work well, the official Google app works better. When you are not near a computer, you can now easily get your stats fix by logging in to see how well your new landing page […]

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Common Troubleshooting Techniques for Android

Common Troubleshooting Techniques for Android

With any bit of technology, be it a gadget or software, there are some basics for general troubleshooting some people don’t always think about. Even the most tech savvy people can get into a bind with misbehaving technology. When troubleshooting any problems with an Android device, there are couple of things you can try before […]

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Ask MTE: Uninstall App Completely, Use New Email Address For App Purchase, WiFi Issue And Many More… (Android, Week 12)

Ask MTE: Uninstall App Completely, Use New Email Address For App Purchase, WiFi Issue And Many More… (Android, Week 12)

Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of the weekly Android Questions and Answers series. This week we are talking about totally getting rid of applications, changing the default account used for the Google Play Store, Wi-Fi connectivity issues and more. Remember, any question you may have is surely a question someone else out there […]

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How To Type Faster On Your Android

How To Type Faster On Your Android

Shortcuts of any kind to make a person more efficient at what they do is usually appreciated. For the web-worker, using a text expander or a fancy clipboard app saves a lot of time. For the occasional work you may do on your Android device, there are similar applications available.

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Adding A Cache To WordPress Sites

Adding A Cache To WordPress Sites

When maintaining a WordPress website, the speed at which it loads is super important. Not only for the visitor, but also for SEO. Google and other search engines do grade your site on loading speed. One remedy to help the load speed of your WordPress site is to set up a cache. What a cache […]

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4 Awesome Typography Plugins to Help Your WordPress Site Stand Out

4 Awesome Typography Plugins to Help Your WordPress Site Stand Out

Sometimes setting your site apart can be as simple as adding some nice text. Luckily adding some cool text or even text effects is simple if you are using the WordPress platform even when you can’t read or write code. You probably guessed that these would be WordPress plugins if you don’t need to know […]

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What You Need to Know About Google Drive

What You Need to Know About Google Drive

Have you been using a 3rd party application to sync the documents on your computer? If so, you can now sync your computer(s) with your Google Docs. That’s because Google Drive has finally arrived! That’s right, you can now use what was previously Google Docs as a Dropbox-like storage. Here’s a walk-through.

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4 Awesome Camera Applications That Are More Powerful Than Instagram [Android]

4 Awesome Camera Applications That Are More Powerful Than Instagram [Android]

Instagram for Android is a HUGE hit. With something like 5 million downloads in the first week, it’s like people forgot there are other camera applications out there. LIke anything out there, the most popular option isn’t always the best option. Other Android camera applications offer some really cool features and effects to make your […]

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5 Awesome News Applications For Android To Keep You In The Know

5 Awesome News Applications For Android To Keep You In The Know

The world is a big place and a lot can happen in the blink of an eye. While it is easy to obsess over the latest happening, being informed is not a bad thing. There are a lot of very popular news sources and there are some lesser known sources. Most of the applications on […]

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What Is Your Family Doing Right Now? Try Using A Digital Family Calendar. [Android]

What Is Your Family Doing Right Now? Try Using A Digital Family Calendar. [Android]

Kids are busier than ever these days and because of that, parents are buying children Android phones at a young age. Since kids are quick to learn technology, getting them in the habit of using their calendar isn’t a bad thing to show them right away. There are a couple ways to keep your family […]

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Ask An Android Expert – Week 2

Ask An Android Expert – Week 2

This week we have a few questions about making an Android phone a little easier to read. While some of the problems can be solved through rooting and/or using  custom ROM, many times there are applications or simple tweaks that can be done to achieve similar result while keeping your warranty. Please keep sending  us […]

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2 Android Apps To Receive Brutally Honest Opinions And Feedbacks

2 Android Apps To Receive Brutally Honest Opinions And Feedbacks

Let’s face it, people are self conscious and need validation. So, there’s an app for that. A couple of applications actually. In the marketing world, this is called social proof, to the average person, this is ego building. The premise of the Android applications below is to supply a picture to have other people vote […]

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Ask An Android Expert – Week 1

Ask An Android Expert – Week 1

First off, thank you for everyone who has been submitting Android questions. They have been great and we hope you keep flooding us with questions and requests. This is a great way to be more helpful to all of you. To submit your own question, send an email to android-help [at] maketecheasier.com. We will make […]

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Tips To Use Less Google On Your Android Phone

Tips To Use Less Google On Your Android Phone

Some people don’t like giving all of their information to Google. Having an Android phone makes this pretty difficult. There are ways to minimize the amount of information you entrust to Google’s servers. Here are some pretty simple changes you can make to changes to take Google out of the picture for most things.

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4 Handy Android Apps To Save Information For Later Reading

4 Handy Android Apps To Save Information For Later Reading

Everyday we are bombarded with a bunch of information. While a lot of the information will not hold your interest, there are things you may see on your web you really want to read but don’t have the time at that moment. On your Android devices, one of the most popular services to get your […]

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