How do I add an icon or widget to the home screen?

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This is one of those tips that is much easier to do than you might suspect. Early versions of Android made it easy to add an app icon/shortcut with a simple <strong>long press</strong> (tap and hold for a few seconds) <strong>on the home screen</strong>. The same goes ...

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How do I create a new contact?

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One of the great features that we came to love in Android’s first build was the cloud-based contact system. Forget losing track of names and numbers over the course of new smartphones, our friends and family would be stored in one spot, accessible and synchronized everywhere. Things have ...

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How do I check to see if there is an Android update?

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Maybe you bought your Android handset secondhand. Perhaps you’ve switched devices over time and are returning to your first smartphone. Whatever the case, you want to check to see if there’s a software update available. All this talk about Ice Cream Sandwiches and Jelly Beans is for ...

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How do I change the wallpaper?

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Would you like to change that background image (wallpaper) on your phone to something different or more personal? That’s really easy to do and there are usually a few ways to do so. The first way we would recommend trying is to long press (tap and hold for a few seconds) on the home ...

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How do I lock my Android device?

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Face it – you’ve got stuff on your phone that is invaluable to you and it would be a problem if it got into the hands of others. Okay, maybe you might not have something critical but it would still be a problem if someone were to get into your phone. What do you do... Read More

How do I toggle Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc?

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As nice as it is to have Wi-Fi, GPS, or Bluetooth running on our devices, it’s not always necessary. Every once in a while we need to turn on off or on to preserve battery or to connect with another device. Early and existing versions of Android allow for easy access and toggling of ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps and games you should know about (August 29)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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24 very cool wallpapers for your Android (Polygon Art)

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. ABOUT THIS THEME: This collection of wallpapers is based around the common theme of Polygon Artwork!

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HTC One Max: latest leak points to Android 4.3

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The 5.9-inch smartphone could also run a brand new version of HTC Sense as well.

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Get This Look: Sewaar

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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24 red hot wallpapers for your Android

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. ABOUT THIS THEME: This collection of wallpapers is based around the common theme of red!

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps and games you should know about (August 22)

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Enjoy this week's handpicked collection of Android titles, including Timely, Timetable, Riptide GP2, Contra: Evolution, and more!

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Win a Samsung Galaxy S4 accessory bundle worth $155

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We want to hook one of you up with a prize pack of Samsung Galaxy S4 accessories from WirelessEmporium.com

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20 awesome wallpapers for your Android (Bokeh Vol. 2)

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. ABOUT THIS THEME: This collection of wallpapers is based around the common theme of Bokeh! Be sure ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps and games you should know about (August 15)

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Enjoy this week's collection of new and trending Android apps and games as well as a few that recently received updates!

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