The notification bar is arguably one of the most useful features in Android, to the point where the competition has copied its functionality and it has become a sort of standard in mobile OS’s. However, while the notification bar is very useful and always there, you kind of have a hard time making it your
The Samsung Galaxy line has become the go-to device on the Android platform for a lot of people, and its popularity doesn’t seem to be waning any time soon. Coupling solid and powerful specs with Samsung support and a bunch of exclusive software features courtesy of TouchWiz, it’s no surprise that it gets a special
You may have heard of people loading custom “ROMs” on their Android devices. A “ROM” is the operating system software that runs your Droid. It is stored in the “Read Only Memory” portion of the hardware on the Android smartphone and/or tablet. All Android devices come with a stock ROM installed by the manufacturer. But,
In today’s lesson we will show you a quick and easy way to download YouTube videos directly to your Android device. This can come in quite handy when you have certain videos that you want to watch later on without the hassle of having to wait for it to stream over the wireless network. It
Does it take a few seconds to launch your Text Messaging app? If so, it may be because you have an abundance of old text messages being stored on your device. Storing too many texts may slow down your smartphone and even drain some of your power. For that reason, I recommend that you set
I get asked this question quite a bit and I thought it was time to make a quick tutorial on how to save pictures that your friends send to you via Text Message (MMS). There are several ways to save a picture or attachment that friends send you and I’ll describe couple of them below.
“What is rooting? Why should I root my Android device?” These are common questions that I get asked quite often. Today’s lesson is to talk to you about both the advantages and disadvantages of rooting your Android devices. But before we get started, a word of caution: rooting or modifying your phone in any way