If you have heard of the new Ubuntu Touch mobile OS and are keen to try on your Nexus device, here are the instructions for you to install Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7, and also to restore back to Android.
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When you click on a link or try to open a file on your Android phone, your phone will always use the default app to complete the action. What if you install a new app and want to set it as the default app? The following article will explain how you can do so.
Do you have an Android that came with a stylus like the Samsung Galaxy Note 2? Do you see the pen as more of a novelty than a tool? You’ll be glad to know it’s not an expensive accessory sent with the phone simply to lose; the S-Pen stylus can do some useful things.
One of the bigger questions surrounding smartphone ownership is if you should jailbreak or root it. This practice is done against the advice of the makers of the smartphones, whether it be Apple, Samsung. In this article, we will discuss if it is worth it to jailbreak or root your smartphone.
Have you heard there is a Ubuntu phone heading to the market soon? If you are a big fan of Linux, you can give your Android the Ubuntu look and feel right now.
If you are looking to improve the multitasking capability in Android, then you might be interested in Swapps for a better multitasking experience in Android.
To open apps in Android, the typical way is to go to the app drawer and select the app you want to run. This may not be an efficient method. Using gestures to quickly launch your favorite app is perhaps one of the better way to be productive.
You have probably realized that your Android phone doesn’t last long before the battery runs flat, but what can you do about it other keeping it constantly in charge? In this article, we will show you a way to find out more about the battery consumption rate and how you can better manage it to extend its life.
The dialer feature for Android is often simple and usable, but often leaves much to desire. In this article, we show you a variety of ways you can add additional features to the dialer and make it even more useful.
Tasker is one of the most well known and also most complicated apps out there to automate actions on your Android. In light of that, we are going to talk about some other Android apps to automate some of redundant tasks and actions on your phone.
The problem is with most Android widgets – they are either too small or take up a ton of space on the home screen. What we are going to talk about today is a solution to gain access to more applications using less widgets. This way you’ll have more space on your home screen to do whatever you like.
If you love to take photos with your Android phone, you will probably run out of storage space very soon. Here is one way you can the optimize the images in your phone and make out more space for other apps.
One of the benefits of rooting your Android phone is the ability to backup your apps, settings and all other data. But what if there was a way to backup Android data without root access? Would you still be as keen to root your phone?
Most of the widget in Android are tied to the applications you install. If you are looking to create your own Android widget, here is one way you can get it done without any coding and programming.
The iPad is a pretty nice tablet. It has a lot of features that tie into the Apple ecosystem really well. But what if you aren’t part of the Mac cult? The long list of alternative tablets can make a person go nuts trying to get an idea of which ones are worth your money.
Swapping out the home launcher is a great way to customize and change the look of your Android devices. The beauty of the process is that there’s no root access required. If you are not sure which one to go for, here are a few home launchers that we recommend.
On an Android device, any app can start up whenever it feels like it. If you have a lot of applications on your phone, this can severely slow down the speed of your phone or tablet. The following shows you how to manage your Android startup list.
Securing your Android phone or tablet is quite easy. Android OS actually offers a few different options for you to secure your phone. The only question is, which option provides the best security without compromising the ease of use? Let check it out.
If you have some apps in your Android that you don’t want to uninstall and don’t want it to run in the background, here is how you can disable them and prevent them from taking up precious resources in your phone.
The Android OS is the most customizable mobile OS, even without any rooting or hacking. In this article, we will show you how to create a minimalist look on your Android.