[Android] Combine regular text messaging and Google Voice text messaging in one app with Messaging + Google Voice
Ever get tired of switching between your stock SMS messaging app that you use for your carrier and your Google Voice app? If that’s the case for you, then Messaging + Google Voice may be the best thing ever. This …Read More »
[Android] AVG TuneUp has battery usage, data usage, and storage usage monitors and task killer in one app
One of the most common types of Android applications that you can find in the Google Play store are tune-up utilities and tools. In fact, the Play Store is heavily dominated by task killers, battery savers, data management apps, and …Read More »
[Android] Wirelessly batch transfer files between computer and Android device via FTP with WiFi File Transfer
An easy way to transfer files between computer and Android is to use USB cord. However, many people probably prefer wireless methods. Yesterday we looked at WebSharingLite, which allows you to wirelessly share files between computer and Android. The program …Read More »
Have an LG Spectrum 2 that you’ve been itching to root? Consider this your lucky day. This guide will help you root your LG Spectrum 2 easily. In almost no time at all you’ll have a rooted Spectrum 2 that …Read More »
AppWererabbit is an application and apk manager that offers a rich variety of management functions. One feature in particular stands out, however. AppWererabbit will automatically backup every app on your device when it’s installed and before it’s updated. This allows …Read More »
[Android] Wirelessy transfer files between computer and smartphone or tablet with WebSharingLite File/Media Sync
Ever get tired of having to constantly plug your USB cord into your computer and unmount your SD Card to transfer files between Android and computer? Don’t have the know-how to setup an SMB server? WebSharingLite File/Media Sync might as …Read More »
If you ever get tired of having to fiddle with options inside your Android device, Notification Toggle might be worth it’s weight in gold. Notification Toggle puts toggles (WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, etc.) inside your Android notification bar so you can …Read More »
One of the first things many people will advise when you first get an Android device is that you root it. Rooting a device gives you access to functions you would never have otherwise. Regardless of why you do it, …Read More »
Got a Sony Xperia T (LT30p)? Want to root it? This guide will show you how! Follow the simple steps below and your Sony Xperia T will be rooted in no time flat.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a …Read More »
Oh, HTC. It’s a little sad that amazing phones like the HTC One will get buried by Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 (and their aggressive marketing campaigns), because if anything, the phone is pretty darn solid. But like how our very …Read More »
Facebook’s ad for Facebook Home is not only great, but also stars real people… including Zuckerberg [Video]
As you probably already know, Facebook Home was recently just launched. In fact, you can grab it over at the Google Play Store right now! And I’m sure a bunch of people will after seeing Facebook’s ad for Facebook Home, …Read More »
There are plenty of monitoring apps for Android, that’s for sure. A few of them offer comprehensive tool sets, and a plethora of functions to help you keep your device running at top notch. System Monitor is a resource monitoring …Read More »
Android has a pretty nifty notifications tray that exists to alert you about all sorts of activities and events, but surprisingly there aren’t many apps that allow you to create custom notifications. Notable: Quick Reminder allows you to create personal …Read More »
If you’re looking for a simple notepad app for your Android device, you’re in luck. Notepad is a very simple and straightforward note-taking app for Android. It allows you to edit and save text files. Perfect for jotting down notes …Read More »
Recently picked up an LG Optimus G3975? Want to root it? This guide will help you with that endeavor. Follow the guide and before you know it your LG Optimus G E975 will be rooted!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended …Read More »
[Android] Twilight automatically modifies screen brightness based on time of day, for better viewing at night
Recently I reviewed F.lux for Windows, and it turned out to be a pretty big hit with Dottechies. It’s an awesome program that adjusts the tone and colors of your screen depending on the current time of day. There is …Read More »
If you’ve ever seen an iPhone and you’re an Android user, there’s a good chance you might wish that you had pop-up notifications too. Droid Notify Lite can help you with that problem. Droid Notify gives you pop-up notifications (all …Read More »
Have an Oppo Find 5 that you want to root? This guide will help you! Read on to learn how to unlock the hidden power of your Oppo Find 5!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. …Read More »
Hugo Teso is a security researcher at N.Runs, a Germany-based IT consultancy firm. He is also a licensed commercial pilot. So he did what any other regular person would do with two seemingly unrelated interests: use one to exploit the …Read More »
When Samsung launched the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note in 2011, it was widely labeled as too large by tech pundits around the web. However, Galaxy Note was a hit for Samsung and helped spur the “phablet” genre, smartphones that are larger …Read More »
So you think Samsung’s 4.99-inch Galaxy S4 and 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II are big, eh? Then you will be happy to know they are just children when compared to Samsung’s latest Galaxy Mega devices.
Destined for Europe and Russia starting …Read More »
One of the great things about Android is the thousands of apps available at your fingertip. However, sometimes having a lot off apps installed on your Android device can be a pain. With most apps nowadays having push notifications of …Read More »
Texting while driving is unacceptable, but that goes without saying. Unfortunately, there are times when texting can be a necessary evil. Please keep in mind that I’m not condoning the act, just pointing out that there are scenarios where it’s …Read More »
Just picked up a shiny new LG Optimus F7? Want to root it? This is your lucky day. This guide will show you how to easily root your Optimus F7 in just 4 steps!
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as …Read More »
By now you’re probably aware that I’m a huge geek. After all, I’m here spending my time as a Dottechie just like you. Even so, I love to cook. Sadly, I don’t come from a family that has a history …Read More »
It is very easy to be trampled under the weight of app cache on Android. There certainly is not any sort of shortage for of that can clean system cache and SD cache files. However, it is very difficult to …Read More »
How to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 on Android Jelly Bean, and install ClockworkMod recovery [Guide]
Just picked up a Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 and want to root it? Here’s your chance. This guide will teach you how to install ClockworkMod Recovery and also root your Galaxy Grand Duos.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as …Read More »
[Android] Picturen Lite allows you to batch share photos and videos on Facebook, Twitter, Picasa, and Flickr
Image sharing and social media is a big thing nowadays, with the popularity of sites like Facebook, having a good app that you can use to share pictures is always a must. Picturen Lite is a great app that can …Read More »
The Sony Xperia Z is a beast of a smartphone, but all that power can be wasted if you don’t have root access. Having root on your device can help you accomplish some very cool things, and with this guide’s …Read More »
Ah yes, the wakelock. It’s a function centric to the Android platform that can be both pesky and practical simultaneously. If you don’t already know, wakelock is what keeps the screen of your smartphone or tablet from turning off or …Read More »
Mobile device security is a serious issue these days. There are endless hordes of virus scanners in the Play Store, along with malware and spyware cleaners. It only makes sense that it’s such a hot issue because, now more than …Read More »
How to root HTC One on Android Jelly Bean, unlock bootloader, and install ClockworkMod recovery [Guide]
HTC has created the One to directly compete with Samsung’s Galaxy S4. The HTC One is a massive powerhouse, but all that power is locked up tight without root access. This guide will walk you through unlocking your bootloader, installing …Read More »
You have probably heard of AirDroid and similar apps like Droid Manager. These are the type of apps that allow you to remotely access the contents of your Android device from your computer, typically for backup purposes. SnapPea is a …Read More »