Give Your Android Phone A Mac-Like Dock

Give Your Android Phone A Mac-Like Dock

Android phones are growing with leaps and bounds. There are a lot of ex-Apple users who have switched to Android devices. In my opinion, people use Android phones because they can customize them more than iOS and Blackberry devices. One way a desktop Apple fan could make their Android feel more comfortable is adding a […]

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Llama: Transform Your Android Phone to A Fully Automated Bot

Llama: Transform Your Android Phone to A Fully Automated Bot

Having different profiles for your Android device is super handy. You can set up different volumes and notifications for different environments such as work and home. While it is cool to be able to manually switch your Android profiles when you need to, automatic Android profile switching is even better. Llama is a great location […]

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Schedule Android Profiles To Change Automatically With Profile Scheduler

Schedule Android Profiles To Change Automatically With Profile Scheduler

When you have an Android phone, you use it for many reasons. A lot of times, your Android phone is used for both work and personal. When you are using your phone for business, you are not going to want certain ringtones or backgrounds to be on your phone no matter how funny you think […]

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3 Must Have Android Applications To Clean Out Your System And Keep It Blazingly Fast

3 Must Have Android Applications To Clean Out Your System And Keep It Blazingly Fast

During the normal everyday usage of your Android device, there will be accumulated digital junk files. These may be the cache from all of your Facebook exploits or a really full call log from all of your sales calls. For Android phones with low memory, this digital junk can take up needed space. It is […]

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Easily Store And Search For Files In The Cloud With Hopper

Easily Store And Search For Files In The Cloud With Hopper

Virtual storage space is getting really inexpensive these days. There are a lot of services popping up with free space to store your stuff. While some cloud storage services have a desktop application, Hopper is all on the web. In addition to being all web-based, uploading is drag and drop making it that much easier. […]

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Easily Create A Facebook Timeline Cover From Your Android Phone

Easily Create A Facebook Timeline Cover From Your Android Phone

For those of you who use Facebook, I am sure there are one or two of you who have an Android phone. If you fall into this category, there is an application that lets you make new cover photos from pictures you take from your phone. You can add Facebook Cover Art to the list […]

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Keep Focused: An All-In-One Time Management App [Windows]

Keep Focused: An All-In-One Time Management App [Windows]

You only have 168 hours in a week. How you manage your days really makes the difference in how much you get done. I know people who think just because they are physically at work that they are working hard at their job (Insert buzzer noise here). Wrong answer. You need to be able to […]

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Facebook Introduces New Timeline Apps

Facebook Introduces New Timeline Apps

People like to talk about who they are and what they like. Facebook is giving people another way to show their friend what their interest are. Adding apps to your Timeline is pretty new, but there are quite the variety of apps to add. Some may see this as adding clutter, others may see it […]

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Organize Your Digital Life Easily With My Life Organized

Organize Your Digital Life Easily With My Life Organized

With the new year comes resolutions. I myself have made a few that I am working to keep. Some people I know have vowed to be more organized. Having an Android phone can make getting your digital life more organized if you let it. My Life Organized is a cool little Android application that lets […]

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How to Find Data Hogging Applications in Android

How to Find Data Hogging Applications in Android

Many mobile carriers are limiting your data plan. If you are a bulk data user, you will be paying more. Some of you may not even know how close you are coming to your data limit. Onavo can help you track your data AND weed out the applications that are eating up your data.

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Best Of Android Apps 2011

Best Of Android Apps 2011

Over the course of 2011, the Android Market has exploded with growth. The Market has reached over 10 Billion downloads and is gaining momentum by the day. Because of all the growth in for the Android OS, it can be difficult to find the most best applications for your needs. Below is a list of […]

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12 Android Apps For Small Business Owners

12 Android Apps For Small Business Owners

The small business owner is a busy person these days. Many are utilizing Android devices to do more without being stuck in front of the computer all day. Many of the applications available out there are wildly helpful, it just takes some digging to find them. The list here will give you a good intro […]

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7 Christmas Live Wallpapers For Android

7 Christmas Live Wallpapers For Android

People get pretty nutty about the holidays. They get hyped up for shopping for and receiving gifts and going to all of the holiday parties with friends and family. People also love to decorate their houses, pets and anything else they can. Below are several Live Wallpapers for Android to get your Android phone into […]

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The Basics of Using Facebook’s Timeline

The Basics of Using Facebook’s Timeline

If you were on the Internet today, you saw that Facebook released their Timeline profile to everyone. While you may have some sort of opinion about the Timeline, it’s here. There are a lot of really cool features and customizing you may want to get the hang of before it’s forced on you and you […]

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How to Create And Read A Microsoft Tag

How to Create And Read A Microsoft Tag

There are some new QR code looking barcodes popping up that your average QR code reader will not read.  They are Microsoft tags. They are popping up more in magazines like Sports Illustrated. So why did they go and mess up a good thing and create a new kind of barcode? Well, who knows. But […]

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Pogoplug: Cloud Storage Made For Mobile

Pogoplug: Cloud Storage Made For Mobile

A big problem with a lot of cloud storage options is they are intended for you to sync computers to other computers. Mobile syncing seems to be an after thought. Pogoplug was made with mobile in mind. Mobile cloud syncing is kind of a big deal for a lot of people who are on the […]

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How to Schedule Reoccurring Monthly Appointments Once And For All

How to Schedule Reoccurring Monthly Appointments Once And For All

There are a lot of reoccurring events on most people’s calendar. What is the best way to have these on your calendar? Should they be a full day appointment? Are they better off listed as a task? Instead, let Romulist take care of these events. Think of all the clutter you will eliminate by inputting […]

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How to Setup A Free Donation Site For Your Non-Profit Fundraiser

How to Setup A Free Donation Site For Your Non-Profit Fundraiser

Non-profit organizations usually work on tight budgets. There isn’t always the money to build a new webpage for each new event or fundraiser, until now. Bellstrike is a site that lets you build a site and host it on their servers for free. The beauty of a free website builder like Bellstrike is how easy […]

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Winyl Is The Ideal Music Player Alternative

Winyl Is The Ideal Music Player Alternative

There are a lot of options out there for music players. We have talked about a few music players for your computer and music players for your mobile devices. Winyl is a great replacement for a desktop music player. What you get with Winyl is a very lightweight player that lets you easily manage your […]

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Called Someone and Forget What You Want to Say? Try Call Reminder Notes [Android App]

Called Someone and Forget What You Want to Say? Try Call Reminder Notes [Android App]

To-do lists can be really helpful. We have mentioned different task applications and web-based to-do lists as well as apps on your phone or desktop. Call Reminder Notes is a great reminder style to-do list for calling people. You won’t want to use this Android app to remember to get bread and milk on the […]

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Is Noow better than VLC?

Is Noow better than VLC?

There are a lot of applications you can use to play your video. Many people use Windows Media Player because that is what your Windows machine came with. There are other options like QuickTime/iTunes and the wildly popular VLC. Noow is a pretty new competitor to the media playback game. Its claim is that it […]

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2 Must Have Facebook Extensions For Google Chrome

2 Must Have Facebook Extensions For Google Chrome

Even though it changes every month and people constantly complain about the lack of privacy, Facebook is engrained into most people’s lives. With the help of some Google Chrome web apps and extensions, you can tame the social media beast and add or remove things you don’t like.

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3 Chrome Extensions To Help You Write Better

3 Chrome Extensions To Help You Write Better

With a show of hands, how many people think they suck at writing? Everyone is insecure about what they write. The truth of it is, you learn as you go. Sure, you can go to school and learn the proper way to write, but it’s like math. Once you know the basics, you will rely […]

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First Look At The New Delicious Bookmarking Site

First Look At The New Delicious Bookmarking Site

For those of you who do not know, Delicious Bookmarks was purchased from Yahoo. The group who purchased the long neglected bookmarking site were the founders of a site you may have heard about… YouTube. This purchase was a while ago, but the newly redesigned site is up and running now. Lets take a look […]

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How to Tile Your Tabs Easily in Firefox

How to Tile Your Tabs Easily in Firefox

There are a lot of cool extension in the Firefox add-on library. Many are wildly useful, but come in under the radar and don’t gain popularity. Tile tab is one of these add-ons. Simply put, Tile Tab lets you fit multiple tabs onto your screen without multiple instances of your browser being open.

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Xobni For Android Is On The Way

Xobni For Android Is On The Way

Lets face it, the Android address book leaves a lot to be desired. And for many, your inbox and contact list is your livelihood. You spend a lot of time in your email program, be it in the office or on the move. Gmail seems to be the go-to email web app for those who […]

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Customize Your Browser Start Page With Start.io

Customize Your Browser Start Page With Start.io

What is a start page to you? Is it just a place where your browser takes you when you open it? Well, why not make it a place to store your favorite sites on the web? Make it a place that benefits you using Start.io. Your starting page can be a very useful tool if […]

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Google Docs Tips For Beginners

Google Docs Tips For Beginners

Google Docs is Google’s online document creation and management application. If you haven’t used Google Docs and you have a Google account, it is really worth checking out. It could easily save you from purchasing MS Office or upgrading. Like many Google applications, Google Docs has been doing some testing behind the scenes. Being able […]

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6 Tips To Make Google Reader Easier To Use

6 Tips To Make Google Reader Easier To Use

RSS readers are immensely useful tools for more than just keeping up with your favorite sites. In the past we have talked about different tools to use your Google reader. Some were about bettering your reading experience with Google Reader. I know I use Google Reader to catch up on my favorite sites. The hard […]

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Nemus Launcher: A Great Home Screen Launcher and Alternative To ADW

Nemus Launcher: A Great Home Screen Launcher and Alternative To ADW

I have been using a new home screen replacement on my Android phone, I used ADW for a long time because of its simple layout. I recently found Nemus Launcher. It keeps a lot of the simplicity of ADW but adds some neat features. Folders See through folders are one of the coolest parts of […]

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10 Useful Ways Business Owners Can Make Use Of Evernote

10 Useful Ways Business Owners Can Make Use Of Evernote

If you haven’t used it before, Evernote is a super popular note taking application. There is no set way to use Evernote, so to some people, this can deter them from using it. By using tips like we have listed below, you may see them as a template to use Evernote or they may spark […]

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How to Get The Best Out Of Google Calendar

How to Get The Best Out Of Google Calendar

Being productive can sometimes be as simple as getting organized. One way to get organized is to have all of your appointments in a calendar, be it paper or digital. For the sake of this article, I’ll talk about the digital version. A common digital calendar is the Google Calendar. Many companies, ISPs, municipalities and […]

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Why You Need An All-In-One Utility App Like Superbox

Why You Need An All-In-One Utility App Like Superbox

Android phones are really personalized to each user. What applications you have greatly depends on your walk of life. Some people like games and others are business oriented. There are certain apps however that transcend your lifestyle. Superbox packages ten of these into one application. Not all of the Android phones come with some of […]

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Find Your Bookmarks Fast With Weloxy

Find Your Bookmarks Fast With Weloxy

Keeping track of where you’ve been on the web can be a challenge. Thankfully there are sites and applications out there that help you bookmark your favorite spots. Weloxy is a site to help you organize your internet travel well. Here at Make Tech Easier, we have discussed several options to save your favorite internet […]

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How to Get Yourself Organized And Win The War Against Digital Clutter

How to Get Yourself Organized And Win The War Against Digital Clutter

Digital storage is becoming cheaper by the day. It is hard to find a computer with less than 250Gb of built in hard drive space. Most have 320Gb to 1Tb of space built in with the option to add more. With all this space, people tend to hoard everything they can just because they have […]

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Twitter for Android – Which One Is Your Favorite Android Twitter Client?

Twitter for Android – Which One Is Your Favorite Android Twitter Client?

Social media has become a part of many people’s everyday life. If you converse with people on Twitter or have an active presence for your business, you know how fast information flies through Twitter feeds. With information moving at the speed of Twitter, having access to this sea of information is a must-have for many […]

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[Quick Tips] Use Gog.is To Send Google Search Links

[Quick Tips] Use Gog.is To Send Google Search Links

Gog.is is great for sending a Google search link to someone about a topic. Normally when you search for something like Cars on Google and simply copy the URL, you will have a mess that looks like this. http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy&hl=en&source=hp&q=cars&aq=f&aqi=g5&aql=&oq=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=5014d35bb6efb157&biw=1024&bih=632 People sometimes get scared when they see all that gibberish and can’t tell what the link […]

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Is Quora The Next Reddit?

Is Quora The Next Reddit?

New social media sites are always popping up. Many ride on the coat tails of popular sites by pretty much copying them. So how do you know what social media sites are the newest coolest thing? Honestly, there isn’t a way to tell. There are indicators like subscriber growth and if investors are giving them […]

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More Useful Gmail Productivity Tips

More Useful Gmail Productivity Tips

Email is something most people use daily. Many web workers use Gmail because it is very powerful and very easy to use. The problem is, many people don’t know what Gmail is even capable of. We have written a bunch of different articles on Gmail. Even though there are is a lot written about different […]

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Big List Of Android Messaging Apps

Big List Of Android Messaging Apps

Texting is kinda lame. SMS messages have a character limit, you have to know the person’s phone number and well, its hard to hold a longer SMS conversation. Some phones don’t thread the messages. If you forgot what you started talking about, it is a real pain to go back and re-read. I am sure […]

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Protecting Your Kids on Facebook

Protecting Your Kids on Facebook

Parents have a lot to worry about when their kids want to start using the internet. With all the scams and creepy people out there, most parents dread the day their children ask for permission to join Facebook. While you can change privacy settings and limit who can find your children on some social sites, […]

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Take Control Of Your Android Email

Take Control Of Your Android Email

Dealing with email sucks. For those of us who are in a corporate or web-based business, it is the most common method of communication. How do you handle your very full inbox while getting other things done? An even more common question is, how do you handle your inbox and get things done while you […]

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5 Unique Ways Create A Presentation Without Installing Any Software

5 Unique Ways Create A Presentation Without Installing Any Software

These days, there are many uses for a presentation slideshow other than giving an actual presentation. You can use a presentation as a sales tool, upload them to a social site or even embed them onto a page on your own site. However, to create a presentation, you need some sort of software. Or do you?

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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 […]

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How To Send Emails Using Another Gmail Account

How To Send Emails Using Another Gmail Account

Many people have more than one email address. A lot of the time, these are not from the same email provider. Personally, I have about 10. As you can imagine, checking that many email addresses all the time is a huge time suck. One way I have been handling multiple email addresses is to use […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Deck.ly – Longer Tweets With Less Hassle

Deck.ly – Longer Tweets With Less Hassle

Depending who you ask, the 140 character limit imposed on Twitter is a good thing. If you are a blogger you can put the title of your post up with a link. If you are a copywriter you like the challenge of saying everything you have to say in one tweet. It helps you hone […]

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How to Easily Transfer A Webpage From Android To Chrome

How to Easily Transfer A Webpage From Android To Chrome

Many times when I am reading a site on my Android phone, I want to switch over to my computer for one reason or another. Transferring over to a different device is kind of a pain. You need to type in the long URL or go to the site and search for the page again. […]

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