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How to Send Your Location to Others on the Android Tablet Maps App

It’s possible to use the Maps app on your Android tablet to send your current location to a friend. If your pal has a mobile device (phone or tablet) with smarts similar to your Android tablet, he can [more…]

How to Use the Android Tablet as a Navigator

Your Android tablet can do many things, as well as act as navigator. Finding something is only half the job. The other half is getting there, or sending someone else there, if it’s an unpleasant place. [more…]

How to Add a Navigation Widget to Your Android Tablet’s Home Screen

Your Android tablet is a skilled navigator. When you visit certain places often — such as a Turkish bathhouse — you can save yourself the time you would spend repeatedly inputting navigation information [more…]

How to Set Your Android Tablet's Flash

Not all Android tablets feature a flash on the rear camera. If your tablet does, you can set the flash's behavior. To change or check the flash setting in the stock Android Camera app, touch the Action [more…]

How to Take a Panoramic Shot with the Android Tablet Camera

Your Android tablet will come equipped with a Camera app. All variations of the Camera app feature two shooting modes: Camera and Video. Additional shooting modes are available, including the popular Panorama [more…]

How to Crop an Image on the Android Tablet

One of the few true image-editing commands available in the Gallery app of your Android tablet is Crop. You use the Crop tool to slice out portions of an image, such as when removing ex-spouses and convicts [more…]

How to Use Your Android Tablet as an Alarm Clock

Your Android tablet keeps constant, accurate track of the time, which is displayed at the top of the Home screen as well as on the lock screen. That’s handy, but it just isn’t enough, so the tablet ships [more…]

How to Create an Event on Your Android Tablet's Calendar

The key to making the calendar on your Android tablet work is to add events: appointments, things to do, meetings, or full-day events such as birthdays or colonoscopies. To create an event, follow these [more…]

How to Use Twitter on your Android Tablet

Twitter is a social networking site you can access on your Android tablet. On Twitter, you write short spurts of text that express your thoughts or observations, or you share links. Or you can just use [more…]

How to Upload Photos to Picasa from your Android Tablet

On your Android tablet, part of your Google account includes access to the online photo sharing website Picasa web. If you haven’t yet been to the Picasa website [more…]

How to Print Pictures from Your Android Tablet

Don’t fret! To print items from your Android tablet, you don’t need to lug around a computer printer. Such a burden goes completely against the wireless nature of a mobile device. That wireless freedom [more…]

How to Post a Video from Your Android Tablet to YouTube

The best way to share a video from your Android tablet is to upload it to YouTube. As a Google account holder, you also have a YouTube account. You can use the YouTube app on your tablet along with your [more…]

How to Borrow Music from Your Computer for Your Android Tablet

Your Android tablet can give you access to your computer’s music. The computer is the equivalent of the 20th century stereo system — a combination tuner-amplifier-turntable — plus, all your records and [more…]

How to Buy Music for Your Android Tablet

It’s possible to get music for your Android tablet from the same source where you get apps for your Android tablet — the Google Play Store. Getting music is covered right here: [more…]

How to Create Music Playlists on Your Android Tablet

The Play Music app on your Android tablet features two “auto” playlists — one for the last songs you’ve added and another for free and purchased songs. Beyond that, the playlists you see are those you [more…]

How to Make Music Available Offline on Your Android Tablet

Most of the music you have in the Google Play music library on your Android tablet, especially music obtained from the Play Store, is actually stored on the Internet, not on the tablet. As long as you [more…]

How to Find Specific Things with the Android Tablet Map App

The Maps app on your Android tablet can help you find places in the real world, just like the Google Search app helps you find places on the Internet. Both operations work basically the same. [more…]

How to Get the Skype App for Your Android Tablet

The typical Android tablet doesn’t come with the Skype app preinstalled. To get Skype, visit the Google Play Store and obtain the Skype app. In case you find multiple apps, get the one that’s from the [more…]

How to Chat with another Skype User on Your Android Tablet

Text chat with Skype on your Android tablet works similarly to texting on a cell phone. The only difference is that the other person must be a Skype user. So in that respect, Skype text chat works a lot [more…]

How to Place a Skype Video Call on Your Android Tablet

On your Android tablet, placing a video call with Skype is easy: Start up a text chat. After the conversation starts, touch the Video Call icon. The call rings through to the contact, and if that person [more…]

How to Place a Skype Phone Call on Your Android Tablet

Ah. The big enchilada: Skype can be used to turn your Android tablet into a cell phone. It’s an amazing feat. And it works quite well. Heed these simple steps: [more…]

How to Get the Earth App on Your Android Tablet

The Earth app is similar to the Maps app on your Android tablet, but with one huge difference: It covers the entire planet. And though you can get around and explore your locale or destination using the [more…]

How to Change the Resolution on Your Android Tablet’s Camera

A useful Camera app setting on your Android tablet that most people ignore is the image resolution. This setting is routinely ignored on digital cameras as well, mostly because people don’t understand [more…]

How to Set an Image’s Location (Geotag) in Your Android Tablet’s Camera App

Your Android tablet not only takes pictures but also keeps track of where you’re located when you take the picture — if you’ve turned on that option. The feature is called [more…]

How to Trim a Video on Your Android Tablet

Though you can’t crop a video on your Android tablet in the sense that you can’t change its resolution, you can snip off the head or tail from the recording. This process is known as [more…]


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