How to delete an account [Android 201]

Android 201

Have you set up a Google/Facebook/Twitter account that you no longer want on your Android? There’s an easy way to remove it, and we’ll show you how. KEEP IN MIND: Not all Android phones are the same. Some will have more steps required to complete each task, others will have less. At ...

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How to install apps that are not in the Google Play Store [Android 201]

Android 201

So you stumbled across an application that you can’t find in the Play Store? Don’t worry… we’ll help you install it. This is actually a pretty common way of publishing your Android app. Sometimes Google doesn’t want the app in their store, or sometimes there are ...

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How to force close an app [Android 201]

Android 201

Your phone isn’t perfect, and neither are the apps that come on it. When an app misbehaves, there may be something you can do about it. To “force close” an app means exactly what it sounds like: stopping the app without waiting for it to shut down by itself (think of pulling a ...

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How to clear your Google search history on Android [Android 201]

Android 201

There comes a time in every smartphone owner’s life, where you search something that you don’t necessarily want to keep on your phone. If you want to quickly delete your search history in the Google Search app or clear it from your browsing history, we’ve got you covered. KEEP ...

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How to use your Android as a portable hotspot [Android 201]

Android 201

If you’re ever in a pinch to access the Internet and you don’t have Wifi available, there’s something you can do to fix that. Your phone can be used as a mobile hotspot to power other devices that usually require a Wifi connection. We’ll show you how to set it up! KEEP ...

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Fleksy Keyboard launches Arabic beta, demos typing in Chinese, and brings four new themes!

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The folks over at Fleksy are always working hard to bring you the next big thing when it comes to typing. The app is updated just about every month with what seems like 1,000 improvements every time. We’ve got another one here, and if you’re at all interested in Arabic or Chinese, ...

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High-end Lenovo K920 expected in early August

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Lenovo is up to something big, and we should expect it to launch around August 5th. We’ve seen images and heard countless rumors of the Lenovo K920 in the past, and now we have an (almost) official launch date. For those who aren’t familiar, the Lenovo K920 is a rumored high-end ...

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Fleksy Keyboard 3.0: New themes, customizations, and the all new Fleksy Store

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Looking for a new keyboard to spice up your typing style? Now is probably a good time to try “the world’s fastest keyboard.” Just announced is Fleksy 3.0 – a new look, theme store, and new customizations to the popular keyboard. The theme store is put in place for ...

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Google Wallet update allows you to manage gift cards, send and request money from friends

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Google Wallet seems to sometimes be forgotten about by Google, rarely receiving any updates. It is, however, receiving quite a big update. The features will be for both Android and iOS users, allowing for an easier transfer of funds and a more defined shopping experience. First and foremost, ...

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Fleksy Keyboard introduces 15 new languages in beta

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If you don’t know about Fleksy keyboard yet, you probably should. It’s one of the most rapidly growing keyboards for Android, and for good reason. They recently set a world record for fast typing, and launched a new keyboard on the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch. They’re about to ...

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PulseOn early look: Making heart rate monitoring easier than ever

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While smartwatches and fitness trackers are taking the tech world by storm, PulseOn aims to put a dent in the competition’s numbers. Smartwatches and wearable fitness trackers are relatively new to us, though the idea has been around for quite some time. Something you can wear on your ...

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IFTTT adds Android Wear support

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If you’re a fan of Android Wear and the popular automation service IFTTT, you’re in luck. IFTTT for Android has just updated with Android Wear support! For those who aren’t familiar with the service, IFTTT is a utility app that allows an action to automatically happen when ...

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HTC Desire 610 rumored to be headed to AT&T

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HTC has always had a pretty solid grasp on the midrange market, particularly with their Desire line. With decent specifications, low price, and solid build quality, it’s sometimes extremely hard to not think about picking one up. HTC is set out to make that decision a little bit more ...

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Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

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One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal it. We’ve seen California and Minnesota both pass legislation on this recently, and we ...

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Fleksy keyboard launches Messenger App for Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch

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One of our long-time favorite keyboards is making it’s way to the Gear 2. Although many would say that a wristwatch is no place for a virtual keyboard, that doesn’t stop Fleksy, one of the most innovative Android keyboard companies to date. Today they’re announcing a new ...

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