Android: Remove Pre-Installed Bloatware Apps

Grayed out Uninstall button on that annoying app? Only an option to uninstall updates? Take better control of your Android device by uninstalling the bloatware apps that were pre-installed on the ROM of the phone using these options.

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Android — Why is the “Move to SD card” Option Grayed Out On Some Apps?

If you wish to save space in your phone’s internal memory, moving apps to the SD card is an excellent way to free some space. You can move apps to the SD card by going to Settings > Applications, selecting the application, then tapping the “Move to SD card” button. You may notice that for some apps, this option is grayed out though. Why is that?

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How to Change Google Now Hotword on Android

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Google Now currently only accepts the phrase "OK Google" for activation. What if you want to change the hotword to something more custom that fits for you? Some users have been able to train their devices to accept other phrases, but there is an … [Continue reading]

Why is My Android Using So Much Data?

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With all of the features available on Android devices these days, it's becoming more common for people to exceed their data cap on their wireless plan. It leaves many people wondering why their Android us using so much data. Don't worry though. We … [Continue reading]

Help! My Android is Stuck in Safe Mode

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It seems a common problem for Android users is that it might get stuck in Safe Mode. While in Safe Mode, you might not be able to do much on the device since much of the software required for normal functionality isn't loaded. Your device might say … [Continue reading]

An (Almost) Complete List of Google Search Voice Commands for Android

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If you're not using the voice command feature on your Android, you don't know what you're missing. You can easily access information without the need for a keyboard. Making a complete list of Google Search voice commands for Android is almost … [Continue reading]

Android: Is Google Maps Draining Your Battery?

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The battery on my Android doesn't seem to last as long as it used to. I noticed that Maps is using up most of my battery power. It seems to be the many Google apps that can be grabbing at your location data from Google Maps any time your phone is on. … [Continue reading]

What’s Draining my iPhone Battery?

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The Apple iPhone is known for being very efficient when it comes to battery life. If you don't actively manage all of the stuff on your iPhone though, you may start wonder "What's draining my iPhone battery?". If you think you're iPhone battery isn't … [Continue reading]

What is Draining my Android Battery?

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To get the most out of your Android battery life, you will have to know how to manage what's going on on your device. You'll have to learn exactly what is draining your Android battery, then take action accordingly. Here is a list of 5 things to … [Continue reading]

Play Classic Arcade Games On Your Android With MAME4droid

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There are a few games in the Android Market that I enjoy playing, but none of them really give me what I want as far as gaming on the Android. I don't use my phone to game full time. When I do game on my phone, I'm trying to kill time while on the … [Continue reading]