Category Archive: Phones

From Apple to Android....

Jan 20 2012

Control Your Phone From Your PC – Android VNC Server






Although currently in beta this is one great app! I can 100% remotely control my phone. The phones display is transmitted to my computer screen and I can use my mouse and keyboard to interact with the phone in real time. Best part; it’s free!






Dec 31 2011

Send texts and manage your Android phone from a web browser






A lot of people spend most of their time on their computer. They have a cell phone and when they need to contact someone they have to unlock their phone, open the messaging app, select a contact, and type out a message on the small keyboard. Well with this cool app you can do all …

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Dec 30 2011

Speed Test An Android Phone’s SD Card






Sometimes you may be interested in seeing just how fast your phones SD card is preforming. Or maybe you just bought a new SD card that’s rated at class 12 or something and you want to see if it is actually operating at those speeds. Well, there is a simple app that will do this …

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Dec 18 2011

Remap Android Hardware Buttons






Due to the recent installation of some custom Android firmware onto my LG Optimus V, the voice search button just above the camera button no longer did anything. Now this bothered me. I searched and searched and was able to find this application that someone made on xda developers for rooted Android phones. It allows …

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Dec 03 2011

Installing a Custom Operating System on an LG Optimus V with Cyanogenmod






This guide works with the latest version of Cyanogen! (March 14, 2012) The LG Optimus V is a great smartphone by its own right, but me being the tinkerer that I am, I decided to change the stock Operating System of mine into something a little bit more powerful Here are the steps I followed






Nov 30 2011

Try Windows Phone on Android and iPhone






Microsoft has it’s new mobile operating system, 7.5 (Mango). I myself was a little interested to see what it was like so I am sure that many others would benefit from giving it a test drive. Well, Microsoft has made this very easy! All you have to do is






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