Android L Release Simplifies Settings With New Search Tool

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Last week Google shocked the mobile world by releasing an earlier developer preview of the next version of Android months ahead of the official release. It’s called the Android L Release, and while we know plenty about it already, more and more hidden new features are being spotted. At Google I/O last week Google gave […]

How to Change Clock to 24 Hour on Android

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Changing options and settings in Android is extremely easy once you figure out the general steps required, and changing the display clock format or type is one more we’re always being asked about. Whether you’re used to getting up at 0600 hours and head to sleep around 2200, or would rather have your smartphone set […]

10 iPad Settings to Change Today for a Better Experience

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When an iPad buyer gets their wonderful iPad mini or iPad Air home, they might eventually make their way to the iPad Settings screen and change a few things for a better experience. We wanted to share a few Settings that people usually don’t consider. Before continuing, connect the iPad to a computer via a […]

Nexus 5 Setup Guide: 5 Steps to Get Started

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The Google Nexus 5 runs great from the moment you pull it out of the box, especially with the new and improved Android 4.4 KitKat software on board. However you’ll want to make a few immediate changes to be better prepared, more secure, better performance and the best experience possible. Everyone is different when it […]

How to Remove that Annoying Tab on the Galaxy Note 3 Screen

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With the release of the Galaxy Note 2 Samsung revealed a new feature called Multi Window mode for true multitasking on your Android smartphone, allowing users to open two different applications at the same time. Using a convenient little pull-out tab located on the left edge of the screen you can quickly enable this feature. […]

Top 11 iOS 6 Features We Want on the iPhone 5

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The iPhone 5 can’t get here soon enough, but the software that powers the new iPhone is just as important as the hardware itself, and we can expect a look at it in just a few months. iOS 6, the next version of the software that will come to the iPhone 4S and the new iPad, […]

5 Things I Hate About the iPhone

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The iPhone is a great phone with plenty of great features, but Apple’s darling falls flat in several key places. After using the iPhone 4S since launch, there are a number of things I hate about the iPhone platform. (Read: 5 Things I Hate about Android) I’ve had the iPhone 4S for the past 6 […]

Turn Off Those Annoying Wi-Fi Network Notifications on the iPhone

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If you’ve ever driven around a densely populated area, like a neighborhood or downtown street, you know that your iPhone or iPad can annoy you to death with silly Wi-Fi network notifications (constantly asking you if ou want to join this or that network). This gets most annoying when you know the available networks in […]

How to Add Settings Shortcuts to Your iPhone Without Jailbreaking

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One of the biggest reasons I want to jailbreak the iPhone 4S is to have access to SBSettings, a small app that makes it easy to change the most accessed iPhone settings. While I am still waiting for an iPhone 4S Jailbreak, I have found a cool trick that lets you create shortcuts to over […]

Jailbreakers Unlock iOS 5 Panoramic Camera Mode

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Early versions of the iOS 5 beta had surfaced over the summer showing that Apple had been working on tweaking the camera software to enable seamless panoramic photo capture, but that feature had disappeared on the final release of the software and on the iPhone 4S. Now, jailbreakers have uncovered a way to enable to […]

5 Reasons I Want an iPhone 4s Jailbreak Now

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As soon as the iPhone 4S was announced, I started hearing the question, “When will there be an iPhone 4S jailbreak?” Forgetting the fact that the first rule of iPhone jailbreaking is to never ask when, we’ve been doing our best to follow the jailbreaking efforts of iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S. iOS 5 is […]

Top 10 Settings to Change on Your iPhone 4S

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The iPhone 4S is ready to go right out of the box, but if you want an optimal experience, there are a number of steps you should take shortly after getting your new iPhone. I already showed you the First 5 Things to Do When you Get your iPhone 4S for Setup and Security, but […]

How To Keep Your Android Screen On While Listening To Music In the Car

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Android devices like the HTC Thunderbolt and Droid X2 make for great multimedia devices in the car especially with all the great music apps currently available. The biggest issue is that on most phones and in most apps the screen will go blank and the phone will lock after a short period, even while plugged […]