Android Beginner Guides

Jun 23, 2014

How to set up a wireless hotspot for tethering on Android to avoid paying carrier subscription fees

Being able to hook up to your WiFi network with your computer or tablet is pretty convenient, but what if you’re on the road, or in an area without a wireless network in sight?
Well there’ … Read More

Jun 19, 2014

How to update the Google Play Store app on your Android device the easy way, no APK download necessary

Google will update the Play Store app from time to time, and since it’s not an app that is found in the actual Play Store, there hasn’t been a known way to grab the update other than down … Read More

Jun 15, 2014

Here are the top functions and apps available on Android that are NOT on iOS

Because there are so many different Android devices (and so many variants of those individual devices), developers tend to begin programming their apps on iOS before putting together the resources (a … Read More

Jun 14, 2014

How to change or clear default app settings in Android

Ever browsed through your Twitter feed on your device, tapped on a link, and been directed to the page via your ‘non-preferred’ browser?
Have you ever wanted to snap a picture using the h … Read More

Jun 11, 2014

Best Android Weather Apps and Widgets [June 2014]

The summer always brings unpredictable weather, including tons of rain and some crazy heat, depending on where you live. Sure, you could watch the weather channel or your local news to keep up with w … Read More

May 22, 2014

How to setup Google Drive on your desktop for syncing

Keeping the documents on your computer organized in the past was as easy as creating named folders and clicking/dragging files into those folders. Now with the rise of the cloud, there are hundreds o … Read More

May 20, 2014

Best Android educational apps and games for kids [May 2014]

We all know how hard it is to hand over your brand new tablet to your wide-eyed kid or younger sibling, but when we do, why not make sure there are age-appropriate applications on the device? Instead … Read More

May 18, 2014

How to setup and use Motorola Alert

Motorola Alert is the newest app from Motorola that I think you will find quite useful. It’s a location sharing app that is perfect for everyone, especially the kids. At the time of this post, … Read More

May 14, 2014

The 5 Best Android music player apps [May 2014]

Last year we covered some of the best apps available on the Play Store for playing your locally stored tunes, and even though a ton of music listening has gone in the streaming direction, many people … Read More

May 10, 2014

The 5 Best Android launcher applications [May 2014]

Chances are, you look at the home screen of your phone more than almost any other screen on your device. It should look good, but still be functional. Sometimes, the default launcher just doesn’ … Read More

May 7, 2014

The 5 best Android apps for drawing and sketching

Sketching on your smartphone or tablet has become a lot more popular over the last few years, especially for tablet owners. As such, a number of great sketching apps have been released, all of which … Read More

Apr 14, 2014

Best Android keyboard replacement apps [April 2014]

Over a year ago, we covered some of the best available replacement keyboards for Android devices. Many of those keyboards are still fantastic options, but they’ve been updated to include great … Read More

Mar 29, 2014

Best Android apps for the 2014 Major League Baseball season

With March coming to a close and spring ushering in April, it can only mean one thing. Baseball is here. And even if you cannot sit down and enjoy all 162 of your favorite team’s games, you can … Read More

Mar 14, 2014

Best Android apps for managing your contacts / Address book [March 2014]

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that your MP3-playing, book reading, web browsing, game playing Android device is still a cell phone that was originally designed to make phone calls and communica … Read More

Mar 13, 2014

Best Android SMS text messaging replacement apps [March 2014]

One of the great things about Android is that you can replace the default apps if you want to. This can help you personalize your phone so that it’s really custom to you. We’ve put togeth … Read More