Showing posts with label Android. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Android. Show all posts

Thursday, February 6, 2014

How to Root [Almost] Every Android Smart Phone

What is rooting you ask? The simple answer is that it gives Android users superuser permissions over their device and full access to their phone. For those familiar with iOS and jailbreaking, its is a similar albeit more complex and deeper unlock. However, because iOS devices are fairly standardized, it's usually quite an easy process to jailbreak your device. When it comes to Androids though, the vast variety of brands, carriers, firmwares, and versions make searching for a root for your phone hectic and time-consuming. This revolutionary app will save you a lot of time as a (almost) universal application to easily root any Android device.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Automatically Download Album Artwork for Music on Android

Often times, whether it be a bad download from a non-prestigious source or an error in the file transfer, the album artwork does not show up for many of your music selections on your Android device. This can often yield an issue for those that are nit-picky about keeping an organized and complete music library on their phone, or those that just want to spice up their music experience by adding some of their favorite album covers. Luckily, there is an easy fix to this. Even if you're not too bent on needing to have all the might as well do it because its just that easy!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Turn Off WiFi When the Screen is Off/Standby (Android)

The proliferation of smart phones is great and there isn't much for users to complain about with fresh innovations that keep up with their needs. However, one issue in particular is both reoccurring and highly detrimental. This is the shockingly low battery life that accompanies most smart phones. Applocity does a lot to fix this issue and it turns out that one of the root causes of it is that background processes eat away at the battery. Specifically, unneeded internet usage and searching that goes on. Whether its roaming for a signal or checking for unwanted updates, WiFi that operates during device standby is a problem...luckily, we have the solution. Here's how you can keep the WiFi off in standby but have it turn on again at your convenience when the device is powered on again.

Friday, March 1, 2013

How to Make a Harlem Shake Video On Your Phone!

For those of you that keep up with viral videos on the internet or hear about them by word of mouth, you've probably recognized the Harlem Shake as the next big thing. This completely freestyle and easy to do dance has swept the internet from social networks to YouTube as people interpret it in their own versions. Some are bad, some are hilarious, but the common theme is how simple yet effective they can be. Well, it is likely after watching one of these spin-offs to try an create your own. For those of you that don't know how, here's an easy way to do so right from your Android or iDevice. Best of all, they're both free

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Temple Run 2: Better or Worse Than the Original?

Temple Run has been one of the most popular games on the market. Now Imangi Studios has come out with a long-awaited sequel, cleverly named... Temple Run 2. But the less than innovative title doesn't mean that the game isn't. But the question is, does Temple Run 2 offer anything superior or different from its predecessor. Well, let's take a look.