Though apps like Instagram can make mediocre photos look interesting and smooth the rough edges off of flaws with filters, the best images come when you start with a better picture. Even if you don’t have the world’s best 8MP camera or a huge sensor, you can still improve your phone’s shots by using a better camera app.
Bluetooth headsets are in the midst of a revival, partially due to the rise in popularity of large-screen smartphones. But the traditional Bluetooth earbud is only designed for calls. What about listening to music, playing games and watching video? Plantronics new BackBeat GO stereo Bluetooth headset is designed for both.
Backing up an Android phone or tablet isn't that hard and can even happen automatically in the background. We'll walk you through how to back up your apps, SMS history, settings, and even your Home screens. Remember, if your data is backed up only in one place, it's not fully backed up. Take advantage of more than one of free and inexpensive backup options listed.
Consumers looking for a 7-inch tablet have several to choose from and now many good choices under $300. Price isn't the only factor, of course. You also have to consider how easy it is to use, access to content, the operating system, and app selection.
Jordan Crook, in her "Big Phones? So Over." post on TechCrunch today, says she wants manufacturers to stop making larger phones. Why? Jordan doesn't like them. And neither should you. Despite the fact that Samsung shipped 5 million Galaxy Notes and people around the world and in the U. S. really like them.
We don't need every app in the iTunes App Store to make the hop over to the Google Play Store, but there are a few that droid users clamor for more than most. Some we're going to get in the near future, but others are still stubbornly sticking to iOS. Make some noise for your favorites in the comments.
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