dotTech » Android Professional Technologians Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:13:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 How to send a quick email reminder in Android [Tip] Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:39:20 +0000

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] Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:35:51 +0000

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] Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:13:11 +0000

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] Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:59:06 +0000

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) Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:10:43 +0000

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] Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:28:30 +0000

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] Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:08:59 +0000

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] Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:59:17 +0000

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 Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:33:15 +0000

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] Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:37:17 +0000

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] Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:29:08 +0000

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] Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:26:39 +0000

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] Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:23:04 +0000

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] Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:20:41 +0000

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] Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:54:50 +0000

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] Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:38:06 +0000

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] Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:11:33 +0000

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] Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:54:27 +0000

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] Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:54:01 +0000

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 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:13:01 +0000

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] Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:12:17 +0000

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 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:23:54 +0000

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] Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:11:55 +0000

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] Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:33:09 +0000

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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How to view (open) PowerPoints in Android [Tip] Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:32:01 +0000

There are certain apps that allow you to create various types on documents in Android. Now, what if you want to view an existing Microsoft Office document or file using your Android smartphone or tablet? Like, for example, a PowerPoint document…

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[Android] Create artistic double exposure photos with BlendPic Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:39:05 +0000

Feeling tired of the usual photo filters? Do you wish to create artistic photos that would definitely stand out from the rest? If your answer is yes, then why don’t try to blend two photos together to create a stunning double exposure effect?…

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[Android] Build personal resilience by doing real life quests with SuperBetter Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:43:14 +0000

Virtual games can either destroy you or help you become a stronger individual. You also take on various quests and fight the bad guys. For every success that you make, you level up and earn all sorts of rewards. Now, what if you apply the strategies…

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How to convert multiple images into a single PDF file in Android [Tip] Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:31:35 +0000

Do you have existing images that you wish to convert to a single PDF file? Like, for example, some old book scans that you wish to use as a reference document.

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[Android] Get over 70 beautiful calendar widget themes with Month Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:56:07 +0000

If you go to the Play Store, you can definitely find a lot of calendar widgets for your Android tablet or smartphone. Even so, you still need to make sure that you’re satisfied with the features and themes that you’re getting. If not, then …

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[Android] Invite friends to create shared playlists with Hitlist Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:38:47 +0000

For those who are currently looking for a good Spotify alternative that they can use on their Android device, you might want to consider checking out this app called “Hitlist”. With it, you can create and share your music playlists with …

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[Android] Convert money using real-time exchange rates with Just Currency Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:30:49 +0000

If you’re someone who often needs to monitor the currency exchange rate, then you can’t always rely on Google Search. You need to get a reliable tool or app that can give you the exchange rates of different currencies on a real-time basis.…

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How to download and run Android apps and games in Windows [Guide] Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:27:20 +0000

Do you play mobile Android games? How about use Android apps? If you don’t have an Android device, you can now download and use Android apps and play Android games on Windows. You can do that with the freeware BlueStacks Android app emulator.…

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[Android] Get the latest celebrity news and posts with the WhoSay app Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:03:09 +0000

A lot of celebrities use social media to connect to their fans. They post photos, videos, status updates and even join in various social media activities such as the recent ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. So if you’re someone who likes to keep yourself…

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[Android] Learn how to speak and write Japanese with Human Japanese Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:21:37 +0000

Do you want to learn how to read, write and speak Japanese? Well, if you don’t have time to go to a foreign language school, you can always look for alternative learning resources. As a matter of fact, there are lots of free Japanese lessons online…

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How to change the default search engine in Chrome for Android [Tip] Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:13:58 +0000

By default, Chrome for Android uses Google ( as its primary search engine. While Google offers a lot of cutting-edge features, there are those who still prefer to use other search engines such as Bing, Yahoo and even AOL. Therefore,…

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