Tag Archive: Android

Oct 10 2013

Greenify – Keep Background Android Apps Under Control

Android is a great operating system with so many powerful applications that expand its possibilities. The only downside to this large array of applications is that many of them are written in a way where they are always running in the background of your phone. As much as I like having the Facebook app on …

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Jun 11 2013

Monitor And Control DD-WRT Internet Access From Any Android Device

DD-WRT is amazing. Android is amazing. Combine the two and you get an awesome app that allows you to remotely monitor and view the Internet access on your network, WRTGate from the Google Play market allows users to connect to their router and view live graphs of all the devices on their network that are …

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Feb 17 2013

Install CyanogenMod 10.1 onto HTC Evo V

The HTC Evo V is a great phone from Virgin Mobile but as an avid Android user, I always want more out of my devices. I’ve recently run Harmonia, a cleaned up stock based sense ROM. (Here’s my guide to root and install Harmonia) This was fun but I had noticed my phone randomly rebooting …

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Jan 02 2013

Ubuntu Mobile OS

The most commonly know about Linux distribution is now making a port of Android that will run a full blown Ubuntu environment on your smartphone giving you the best of both worlds. Features include being able to use your phone much as you do now but then being able to dock it and be presented …

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Dec 23 2012

How To Root The HTC Evo V For Virgin Mobile

Gaining root access on your Android device is one of the best things you can do. It unlocks an entire new world of apps and hacks you can run on your phone. Rooting your HTC Evo V 3D 4G is a fairly simple process. It’s not quite as easy as rooting the Optimus V but …

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Aug 27 2012

HTC Evo V 3D: First Impressions

I just get myself a HTC Evo V 3D. All I have to say is that it’s AMAZING compared to my previous LG Optimus V. Even with custom firmware the Optimus V just didn’t come close in performance with its 600MHz ARM6 processor compared to the Dual Core 1.2 GHZ processor in the Evo V. …

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Jul 26 2012

Link2SD – Upgrading Your SD Card

You would think that upgrading the SD card in your Android phone would be as simple as copying the contents over to your new SD card. With Link2SD you need to remember the second partition on your SD card that contains off of you apps. This partition cannot be seen from Windows so to get …

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Jun 23 2012

Automatically Sync Your Android’s Photos To Your Home Computer

Having the ability to take pictures with our cell phones is great. Our cell phones allow us to capture memories wherever we are. The only problem is the task of getting those pictures off of your phone and onto your computer. Yes there are things like Google Picasa but they have storage limits and sometimes …

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May 12 2012

Two New Phones Coming To Virgin Mobile – Updated

Virgin Mobile has been a great prepaid cellular provider for me over the past year. I have been using their Optimus V and after Cyanogen-mod and a few tweaks it has been working perfectly for me. Now, just after the announcement of the removal of grandfathered plans, Virgin is releasing two new phones into their …

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Apr 25 2012

Virgin Mobile To Remove Grandfathered In Plan Rates

Virgin Mobile has announced that beginning on May 27th all new smartphones will be charged the current plan rates. Meaning that if you happened to sign up for service back before the rate hike a few months ago, and plan to upgrade your phone hurry up. You will be kicked out of your plan and …

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Apr 08 2012

Setting Up Link2SD On The LG Optimus V

Using Link2SD on your LG Optimus V is a great idea! The phone doesn’t have a lot of internal memory to start with so using a secondary partition on your SD card and completely moving apps onto it is a great way to free up some space on your phone. I started with around 10MB …

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Apr 08 2012

Link2SD – Free Up Space On Your Android Phone!

I don’t understand why but some phone manufactures just never seem to put enough internal space onto their phones. Yes, Android has Apps2SD build in but that still leaves behind many files on the internal memory that still consume your precious space. That’s why you should install the free app, Link2SD from the Google Android …

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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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