dotTech » Android http://dottech.org Professional Technologians Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:54:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 [Android] Weatheroux is a weather app with elegant visuals http://dottech.org/167683/android-weatheroux-is-a-weather-app-with-elegant-visuals/ http://dottech.org/167683/android-weatheroux-is-a-weather-app-with-elegant-visuals/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:54:19 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167683

When it comes to weather apps, there’s no way that you’ll run out of choices. You can choose from apps with accurate forecasts, stunning visuals and interactive maps. Speaking of which, every user has a different preference. If you’re…

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How to create a mirror photo effect in Instagram [Tip] http://dottech.org/167591/how-to-create-a-mirror-photo-effect-in-instagram-tip/ http://dottech.org/167591/how-to-create-a-mirror-photo-effect-in-instagram-tip/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:28:06 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167591

There are a variety of photo effects that you can apply to your photos before posting them online. You just need to search for the right apps or if you’re creative enough, you can manually edit your photos using any photo editing software.

Speaking…

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How to share GPS location to others in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/167587/how-to-share-gps-location-to-others-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/167587/how-to-share-gps-location-to-others-in-android-tip/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:27:26 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167587

Most smartphones and tablets have a built-in GPS system. With GPS, you can easily share your location, find places and even ask for directions. The thing is you cannot really expect others to find you that easily especially if you only have Google…

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How to check and fix GPS in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/167589/how-to-check-and-fix-gps-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/167589/how-to-check-and-fix-gps-in-android-tip/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:33:08 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167589

Are you having trouble loading some GPS-dependent apps in your Android smartphone or tablet? Does it take too long for your device to detect your location? Perhaps, there’s something wrong with your device GPS.

Speaking of which, here’s…

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How to remove users from Facebook group chat [Tip] http://dottech.org/167078/how-to-remove-users-from-facebook-group-chat-tip/ http://dottech.org/167078/how-to-remove-users-from-facebook-group-chat-tip/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:21:08 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167078

In Facebook, there’s an option that allows users to communicate with each other via group chat. By starting a group chat, you can send messages to multiple friends at the same time and vice versa. You can also add and remove members from the …

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How to turn off location in Facebook Messenger [Tip] http://dottech.org/167137/how-to-turn-off-location-in-facebook-messenger-tip/ http://dottech.org/167137/how-to-turn-off-location-in-facebook-messenger-tip/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:29:49 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167137

With Facebook Messenger, you can easily contact your friends no matter where they are in the world. You can even send photos, voice recordings, smilies and stickers. Even so, you should still be careful not to accidentally reveal your actual…

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How to display notifications on top of any lock screen in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/167208/how-to-display-notifications-on-top-of-any-lock-screen-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/167208/how-to-display-notifications-on-top-of-any-lock-screen-in-android-tip/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:54:12 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167208

There are different ways to spice up your app notifications in Android. With Android Lollipop being officially released, you can even upgrade your device to display heads-up notifications.

Speaking of which, you can also go for an iPhone-like…

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How to disable Facebook chat notifications in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/167076/how-to-disable-facebook-chat-notifications-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/167076/how-to-disable-facebook-chat-notifications-in-android-tip/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:53:54 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167076

By default, Facebook will immediately notify you whenever you get a message from your friends in chat groups and even in one-on-one conversations. The notifications will usually sit on your phone or tablet’s notification bar. The thing…

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How to send self-destructing photos in Facebook [Tip] http://dottech.org/167080/how-to-send-self-destructing-photos-in-facebook-tip/ http://dottech.org/167080/how-to-send-self-destructing-photos-in-facebook-tip/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:22:53 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=167080

Whether you’re using SnapChat or not, you can still send self-destructing photos to your friends on Facebook. As a matter of fact, it is quite easy to do. You can even set the viewing time interval as well as the viewing period for your self-destructing…

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How to bulk rotate images in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166962/how-to-bulk-rotate-images-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166962/how-to-bulk-rotate-images-in-android-tip/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:22:19 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166962

Smartphones and tablets have made it easier for users to download photos and take countless of screenshots. However, there’s a catch. You cannot really expect your device to automatically rotate your photos. You need to do that on your own.…

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How to turn a web page into a widget in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166737/how-to-turn-a-web-page-into-a-widget-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166737/how-to-turn-a-web-page-into-a-widget-in-android-tip/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:37:52 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166737

Have you ever thought of turning one of your favorite sites or web pages into a home screen widget in Android? If you think that is not possible, then you better think again. As a matter of fact, it is not that difficult to do. You just need to follow…

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How to send a quick email reminder in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166734/how-to-send-a-quick-email-reminder-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166734/how-to-send-a-quick-email-reminder-in-android-tip/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:39:20 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166734

Email reminders are great especially for those who often check their email accounts. Besides, it won’t require you to download and install any additional app. The thing is, it can be time-consuming especially when you’re in a rush. You…

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How to save web pages for offline viewing in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166471/how-to-save-web-pages-for-offline-viewing-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166471/how-to-save-web-pages-for-offline-viewing-in-android-tip/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:35:51 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166471

Nowadays, users can easily access the Internet but what if you are travelling to a remote place? For sure, it would be difficult to find a fast and reliable Internet connection. However, you shouldn’t let this stop you from reading important…

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How to set up an anti-theft alarm in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166322/how-to-set-up-an-anti-theft-alarm-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166322/how-to-set-up-an-anti-theft-alarm-in-android-tip/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:13:11 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166322

Just imagine the horrible things that could happen if ever your phone gets stolen. Aside from the fact that it contains a lot of sensitive and private data, there’s also a possibility for your bank account and credit card credentials to get…

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How to automatically clean empty folders in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166301/how-to-automatically-clean-empty-folders-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166301/how-to-automatically-clean-empty-folders-in-android-tip/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:59:06 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166301

When you uninstall apps, there’s a tendency for them to leave some empty folders into your file directory. This can be quite annoying since you need to manually delete these folders. If you just leave them there, your file directory will look…

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[Android] Wake up on time with Morning Kit (Alarm & Panels) http://dottech.org/166339/android-morning-kit-alarm-panels-review/ http://dottech.org/166339/android-morning-kit-alarm-panels-review/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:10:43 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166339

Do you find it difficult to manage your hectic mornings? Well, you’re not alone. However, you shouldn’t use it as a reason to start your day with the worst mood ever. Instead, you can think of a good solution to better start off your day with…

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How to chat anonymously in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166072/how-to-chat-anonymously-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166072/how-to-chat-anonymously-in-android-tip/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:28:30 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166072

Whether you’re just bored or looking for a random chat mate, you can always rely on various ways to mingle with other people from all corners of the world. As a matter of fact, it’s quite easy to do for as long as you have a computer or smartphone.…

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How to check unlock history in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166109/how-to-check-unlock-history-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166109/how-to-check-unlock-history-in-android-tip/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:08:59 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166109

Do you want to monitor your Android smartphone or tablet to see who used it without your knowledge and permission? If your answer is yes, then it’s about time for you to learn how to check your unlock history in Android. How? Better read on.

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How to add watermark to images in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/166061/how-to-add-watermark-to-images-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/166061/how-to-add-watermark-to-images-in-android-tip/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:59:17 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=166061

If you’re someone who likes to upload and share high-quality photos to various photo sharing communities such as Pinterest, Flickr and Instagram, you might as well consider putting a watermark to your photos. This will help prevent others…

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[Android] Remind yourself to drink water regularly with Hydro Coach http://dottech.org/165812/anroid-hydro-coach-review/ http://dottech.org/165812/anroid-hydro-coach-review/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:33:15 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=165812

Just like plants, humans cannot properly function without adequate fluid intake. Therefore, you need to make sure that you’re drinking enough fluids especially water. Speaking of which, not everyone has successfully developed a habit…

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How to automatically open an app when headset is connected in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/165616/how-to-automatically-open-an-app-when-headset-is-connected-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/165616/how-to-automatically-open-an-app-when-headset-is-connected-in-android-tip/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:37:17 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=165616

Do you want to customize the way how your Android device behaves every time you plug-in or connect your headset/earphones? This way, you can automatically open your favorite music app such as Spotify or Google Play Music. You can also opt to …

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How to root Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-I9150) [Guide] http://dottech.org/165510/how-to-root-samsung-galaxy-mega-5-8-gt-i9150-guide/ http://dottech.org/165510/how-to-root-samsung-galaxy-mega-5-8-gt-i9150-guide/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:29:08 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=165510

Want to root your Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8? This guide will help you accomplish just that!

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. Ashraf and dotTech are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited

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How to remove camera data from image in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/165567/how-to-remove-camera-data-from-image-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/165567/how-to-remove-camera-data-from-image-in-android-tip/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:26:39 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=165567

Sharing photos are fun. However, you need to be extra vigilant. If you are still not aware about it, your photos can easily reveal your actual location as well as the type of device that you’re using. What does this imply? This simply implies…

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How to root Alcatel One Touch Pop C7 [Guide] http://dottech.org/165494/how-to-root-alcatel-one-touch-pop-c7-guide/ http://dottech.org/165494/how-to-root-alcatel-one-touch-pop-c7-guide/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:23:04 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=165494

Want to root your Alcatel One Touch Pop C7? This guide will help you accomplish just that!

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. Ashraf and dotTech are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited

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How to add blur and dim wallpaper effects in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/165448/how-to-add-blur-and-dim-wallpaper-effects-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/165448/how-to-add-blur-and-dim-wallpaper-effects-in-android-tip/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:20:41 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=165448

Do you feel like something is lacking with your Android wallpaper? Like, it’s good and cool but it could become even more attractive if you add some subtle blur or dim effects. Well, it’s not like you can’t edit it using your preferred photo…

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How to root LG Optimus Zone [Guide] http://dottech.org/165481/how-to-root-lg-optimus-zone-guide/ http://dottech.org/165481/how-to-root-lg-optimus-zone-guide/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:54:50 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=165481

Want to root your LG Optimus Zone? This guide will help you accomplish just that!

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. Ashraf and dotTech are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked…

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How to lock Facebook and other chat apps in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/164923/how-to-lock-facebook-and-other-chat-apps-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/164923/how-to-lock-facebook-and-other-chat-apps-in-android-tip/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:38:06 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=164923

If you’re worried about the fact that someone might take a look at your private chat conversations, then you better opt to keep your chat apps locked so they can’t be easily accessed by intruders.

The good thing about this is that if you’re…

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How to root LG Volt [Guide] http://dottech.org/164799/how-to-root-lg-volt-guide/ http://dottech.org/164799/how-to-root-lg-volt-guide/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:11:33 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=164799

Want to root your LG Volt? This guide will help you accomplish just that!

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. Ashraf and dotTech are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices)

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How to set custom swipe gestures in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/164750/how-to-set-custom-swipe-gestures-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/164750/how-to-set-custom-swipe-gestures-in-android-tip/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:54:27 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=164750

Gone are those days where users often rely on tactile buttons to carry out certain Android commands. Today, there are more ways to control your Android device such as voice commands and gesture controls.

Speaking of which, did you know that …

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How to remove Google icon from navigation ring in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/164726/how-to-remove-google-icon-from-navigation-ring-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/164726/how-to-remove-google-icon-from-navigation-ring-in-android-tip/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:54:01 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=164726

The NavBar ring, also known as the navigation bar ring, is a feature that’s usually present in Android devices with soft navigation buttons. With it, you can access the Google icon by simply swiping up from your smartphone or tablet’s home…

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[Android] Add tags and location to notes with Narrate http://dottech.org/164404/android-narrate-review/ http://dottech.org/164404/android-narrate-review/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:13:01 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=164404

There are so many apps out there that let you take notes. Now, what if you want a simple yet reliable note-taking app that would allow you to add tags and places to your notes? How about a note-taking app that flaunts Google’s new “Material …

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How to root LG Genesis [Guide] http://dottech.org/163537/how-to-root-lg-genesis-guide/ http://dottech.org/163537/how-to-root-lg-genesis-guide/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:12:17 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=163537

Want to root your LG Genesis? This guide will help you accomplish just that!

Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. Ashraf and dotTech are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked

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[Android] Quickly share and open links via tap and swipe with LinkSwipe http://dottech.org/164245/android-linkswipe-review/ http://dottech.org/164245/android-linkswipe-review/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:23:54 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=164245

In Android, you still need links to view or share various online content such as web pages, blog posts, videos, images, PDFs, etc. Speaking of which, there are also apps that can automatically turn text URLs into links. Now, what if you want a …

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How to automatically dim Android screen [Tip] http://dottech.org/164336/how-to-automatically-dim-android-screen-tip/ http://dottech.org/164336/how-to-automatically-dim-android-screen-tip/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:11:55 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=164336

Do you wish to preconfigure the brightness and contrast of your Android screen? It’s a great option especially when you’re too tired (or too lazy) to manually adjust your Android screen brightness just before you sleep. If your answer …

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How to convert PowerPoint to PDF in Android [Tip] http://dottech.org/164264/how-to-convert-powerpoint-to-pdf-in-android-tip/ http://dottech.org/164264/how-to-convert-powerpoint-to-pdf-in-android-tip/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:33:09 +0000 http://dottech.org/?p=164264

One of the main advantages of converting a PowerPoint document to PDF is flexibility. So instead of downloading another app just to view a PPT or PPTX file, you can just use any of your existing apps such as your e-book reader.

To learn how to a PowerPoint…

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