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    How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire

    The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those ...

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    Mailbox for Android tips & tricks

    In case you missed the announcement, Dropbox has just announced the popular iOS email client, ...

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    How to install the Amazon Appstore on your Android

    Is the Google Play Store not giving you what you want? Perhaps you may want to try the Amazon ...

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    How To: Stream Spotify, Pandora, and Rdio to your ROCKI with AirAudio

    ROCKI has finally finished its Kickstarter campaign having completely nailed their target and ...

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    TIP: Password protect your purchases through Google Play

    In the wake of news that Google is facing a class-action lawsuit due to unauthorised charges ...

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6 videos to help with BlackBerry Messenger for Android (BBM)

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Get your BBM Android experience off and running with some helpful official tips and tricks.

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Little easter egg found Google Chrome for Android

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Bet you can’t limit yourself to just one of these! Here’s a simple, albeit silly little “easter egg” found in Google Chrome for Android. Have you discovered this on your own yet? Press the tab button If you have multiple tabs open, close them all and leave just one Slide ...

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Screencast your Android device to Chrome browser or Chrome OS

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Showing off your connected Android device on a computer isn’t cool. You know what is cool? Showing it off on a browser. Google’s François Beaufort walks you through the steps on Google+ to help make this happen. Note that you’ll need the latest experimental devtools for ...

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Add Shortcuts to Web Apps in Chrome for Android

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There’s even a bonus feature: “Sites launched in this way will open in a normal Chrome for Android window, unless they include the mobile-web-app-capable meta tag. Those sites will instead open in a special fullscreen Chrome for Android window that doesn’t display tabs, ...

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Remotely lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet

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Need to lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet? Maybe you need to wipe it clean and erase that guy lest your sensitive data falls into the wrong hands. Good news, Google now allows for this via its Android Device Manager. As part of the Google Play services, the ADM lets you wipe or ...

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Get 10GB of Google Drive storage for free

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Google is offering 10GB of free Drive storage for anyone who signs into the now free Quickoffice mobile app before September 26, 2013. Indeed, this works for both the Android and the iOS client. While we’re on the topic of free stuff, if you sign in to your Google Account from the new ...

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How To: Make your old phone look new

  So you’ve had your phone for a little over a year now, it feels old, looks old, and you’re just ready for an upgrade. However, unless you want to pay full retail for a new phone, you’re stuck, at least for another year or so. Instead of selling that arm of yours to buy... Read More

Get to navigation faster with Google Maps for Android

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Skip a few steps and get navigating much quicker! Select a place, then tap and hold on the transportation icon. This will automatically open voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation and you’ll be ready to go! Google

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Root the Moto X (all carriers)

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Root (and unroot) your Motorola Moto X XDA

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How do I uninstall an Android app or game?

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So you downloaded a game that everyone kept talking about but find you hate it.  Or, perhaps you just don’t get the attraction of Instagram.  What to do now? Uninstall it, that’s what.  There’s no sense in keeping an app on your phone that takes up space and clutters your app ...

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Where do I find new Android apps and games?

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You finally got yourself a smartphone and now you’re wondering, “Where are all these apps that everyone keeps talking about?” We’ll show you how to get Angry Birds, Temple Run, and all those other popular titles. In many cases, a new phone will feature an icon to Google ...

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How do I adjust screen brightness?

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Open the app tray (usually an icon that looks like small squares) at the bottom of your phone and scroll until you see Settings. Once in there you will likely come across a tab or menu option for brightness or display. HTC, for instance, lists this under Display & gesture. Samsung, on the ...

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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 add an email account?

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Chances are high that when you’ll create or log into your account when you first power on your Android smartphone or tablet.  For many of us, however, we have multiple email addresses or accounts that we’d like to manage from our mobile device. Be it Yahoo!, Hotmail, or some other ...

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