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Top 5 New Samsung Galaxy S5 Features

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…

What are ROMs for Android?

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,…

How to Download YouTube Videos on Android

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…

How to automatically delete old text messages on Android

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…

How to Save Pictures and Attachments from Text Messages on Android

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 on Android? The Advantages and Disadvantages

“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…

What is Android?!

Wondering what exactly Android is? Simply put, Android is a mobile operating system. It is commonly referred to by it’s shorter name “Droid”. Droid’s are primarily used in mobile devices such as phones and tablets. It is an Open Source project that’s developed by Google and is currently being offered on mobile devices from various manufacturers throughout the world. Android devices are…