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Use Location-Based Search Engines for Mobile

Mobile search is becoming the next big hyper-competitive battleground. All the usual suspects are already there, slugging it out for market share, but other, more specialized, location-based mobile search [more…]

How to Browse the Web on Your Droid X

When you want to access the Internet on your Droid X, start the Browser app. The Droid's Browser app is a lot like a standard computer Web browser but with a few important differences. Look for the Browser [more…]

How to Search the Web on Your Droid X

If you want to search the Web with your Droid X, use the Google widget. Type something that you want to search for in the Droid's Google widget or touch the Microphone button to dictate what you want to [more…]

How to Turn Your Droid X into a 3G Hotspot

You can configure the Droid X to share its cellular data network connection with as many as eight other devices. Those devices connect wirelessly with your Droid, accessing a shared 3G network just like [more…]

How to Download from the Web to Your Droid X

On a Droid X, a download is a transfer of information from another location to your phone. You can download information from a Web page into your Droid phone, but it doesn't work exactly like downloading [more…]

How to Set a Web Home Page on Your Droid X

The home page is the first page you see when you start the Browser application on your Droid X. The Droid also displays your home page when you fire up a blank window. The Droid X comes configured with [more…]

How to Change Web Browser Settings on Your Droid X

The Browser program on the Droid X has more options and settings than just about any other program. You can do a few things to improve the way the Web looks on your Droid phone's browser. [more…]

How to Use Facebook on Your Droid X

Social media is the in thing right now, and no social media site is larger or more popular than Facebook. With your Droid X, you can keep track of your Facebook friends wherever you go. [more…]

How to Use Twitter on Your Droid X

You can use Twitter through your Droid X to share your existence with others or simply to follow what others are up to or thinking. You can create a Twitter account by using your Droid, but it's a lot [more…]

How to Get Apps for Your Droid X from the Android Market

New apps await delivery into your Droid X. To get to them, touch the Market icon (either on the main Home screen or the Applications Tray) to open the Droid's Market app. You can browse for apps, games [more…]

How to Manage Your Droid's Android Market Apps

The Android Market isn't only where you buy apps for your Droid X; it's also where you perform app management. App management includes reviewing apps you've downloaded to your Droid, updating apps, and [more…]

Surf the Web on Your Droid Bionic

The Droid Bionic does a fairly good job of letting you surf the web anywhere you take your phone. It does an excellent job when you can get that 4G LTE signal. Though the process of web browsing works [more…]

Use Bookmarks on the Droid Bionic

Using bookmarks on the Droid Bionic is easy. Bookmarksare those electronic breadcrumbs you can drop as you wander the web. Need to revisit a website? Just look up its bookmark. This advice assumes, of [more…]

Multiple Web Page Windows on the Droid Bionic

The Droid Bionic does a fairly good job of letting you surf the web anywhere you take your phone. The process of web browsing works the same as it does on a computer, but it’s probably something you may [more…]

Search the Web on Your Droid Bionic

The handiest way to find things on the web is to use the Google Search widget on your Droid Bionic, often found floating on the Home screen panel, to the left of the main Home screen panel, shown in this [more…]

Share Web Pages with Your Droid Bionic

The Android operating system on the Droid Bionic lets you easily share information you find on your phone. With regard to the web pages you visit, you can easily share a link to the page you’re viewing [more…]

Download Web Content to Your Droid Bionic

You can download information from a web page into your Droid Bionic. A download is a transfer of information from another location to your phone. When you send something from the phone, you [more…]

Droid Bionic: Set Home Page and Text Size

More options and settings and controls exist for the Browser app than for just about every other app on the Droid Bionic. It’s complex. The home page is the first page you see when you start the Browser [more…]

Droid Bionic: Set Privacy and Security Options

Some security settings are built in to the Droid Bionic. But with security on the web, you should always be smart and think before doing anything questionable or tempting. Use common sense. [more…]

Droid Bionic: Understand the Digital Wireless Networks

The Droid Bionic needs a wireless network to access the Internet. Though you can’t see it, wireless communication is going on all around. No need to duck ― the wireless signals are intercepted only by [more…]

How to Activate Wi-Fi on Your Droid Bionic

Wi-Fi for your Droid Bionic is the same wireless networking standard used by computers for communicating with each other and the Internet. To make Wi-Fi work on your Droid Bionic requires two steps. First [more…]

Access a Wi-Fi Network on Your Droid Bionic

Wi-Fi for the Droid Bionic is the same wireless networking standard used by computers for communicating with each other and the Internet. After activating the Droid Bionic’s Wi-Fi radio, you can connect [more…]

Create a Mobile Hotspot with Your Droid Bionic

You and your Droid Bionic can get on the Internet anywhere you receive a digital cellular signal. But pity the poor laptop that sits there, unconnected, seething with jealousy. [more…]

Droid Bionic: Tether the Internet Connection

A more intimate way to share the Droid Bionic’s digital cellular connection is to connect the phone directly to a computer and activate the tethering feature. This is a solid way to provide Internet access [more…]

Activate Bluetooth on Your Droid Bionic

One type of computer network for the Droid Bionic that you can use is Bluetooth. Bluetooth is simply a wireless protocol for communication between two or more Bluetooth-equipped devices. [more…]

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