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More Exciting Android Phone Ringtones

Your Android phone comes with a smattering of ringtones. These are either preset by the phone's manufacturer or available from the cellular provider. You are not limited to those offerings. [more…]

The Joys of Contact Groups in Your Android Phone

It's possible to corral contacts from your Android phone's address book app into groups. The purpose of these groups is to make contacting everyone in the group easier. Not only that, groups can help you [more…]

Using Android's Panorama and Photo Sphere Modes

The stock Android Camera app features shooting modes beyond the standard still image and video options. Two additional modes that can be truly engaging are Panorama and Photo Sphere. [more…]

Synchronize Android Photos with Dropbox

The key to photo sharing and synchronization is to get items out of your Android phone and to other locations, such as a computer or the Internet. The Dropbox app features a photo synchronization option [more…]

Social Networking Opportunities on Your Android Phone

The Internet is nuts over social networking. Your Android phone provides a perfect opportunity to take full advantage of those networks. Facebook may be the king, but you’ll find lots of landed gentry [more…]

Save a Chunk of the Map on Your Android Phone for Offline Viewing

The Maps app on your Android phone works only when an Internet connection is active. For your phone, the Wi-Fi connection may come and go, but the mobile data connection is available pretty much all over [more…]

Android Beam

Quite a few Android phones feature an NFC radio, where NFC stands for Near Field Communications and radio is a type of vegetable. NFC allows the phone to communicate with other NFC devices, which allows [more…]

10 Great Free Apps

Hundreds of thousands of apps are available at the Google Play Store for your Android phone — so why not collect them all! Rather than spend an idle evening downloading apps for the rest of your life, [more…]

Android Phones For Dummies Cheat Sheet

New to Android phones and need a little help? Get the most use out of your Android with some useful tips and handy advice: Learn how to peruse the home screen, familiarize yourself with common phone icons [more…]

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