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Nov 7, 2010, 10:12 AM

Does Android have an app to record calls?

Does anyone know of an app that allows you to record incoming and outgoing calls?
2 replies

Nov 5, 2010, 10:05 AM


How do you unlock android devices? I'm thinking about getting the Moto Defy and using on att... Is it just the unlock code that I need to get? And will internet work once its unlocked or will i have to change a bunch of settings?????
1 replies

Oct 27, 2010, 6:23 PM

No angry Birds in market?

I've heard angry birds was released for the android market, but it doesn't show when I do a search. I allowed non market apps download from settings, then tried to download it from getjar. It lets me download but not install it, says I do not have enought memory. I have a non rooted G1 with last update and I have over 30 MB free. Application is only about 13 mb. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!
3 replies

Nov 3, 2010, 9:03 AM

Recommend me a Radio App.


Nothing like Pandora, i need to be able to listen to FM and AM radio stations...

2 replies

Oct 27, 2010, 10:17 PM

Any one recommend me an android phone?

I am looking to buy an android phone with low price. Anyone recommend one?
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Oct 29, 2010, 1:47 AM

The Android 2.2, why so expensive?

I want to buy a Android, today I see the Android 2.2--- html, very strange, I did not find it special, and it only 7inch, why so expensive?
why ???
2 replies

Oct 24, 2010, 8:14 PM

Anti virus app?

I down loaded a free one for my samsung fascinate. Is that enough? any recommendations?

2 replies

Oct 23, 2010, 4:31 PM


Why is it so hard to get yahoo to work without issues on Android? Even with the app from the market, it is still buggy.
I talk to some people that have zero issues with this. What are they doing differently? Most of the people I talk to think it's an arduous task.

Please, somebody tell me an easy fix. It would make my life grand.
6 replies

Sep 20, 2010, 9:55 PM

cut & paste Android functionality like BB

what indication does anybody have on when the cut & paste functionality will be as easy & simple as it is on BB devices?

I want so bad to switch to the speed, apps & web pages that I love on Android but don't dare switch because it doesn't have the cut & paste ease of use I HAVE to have on email & text of the BB. when's it coming?
3 replies

Oct 16, 2010, 1:06 AM

G1 LG Ally

I'm going from a G1 to a LG Ally is there anything I will be missing and is there anything that will make it stand out from the G1?

Oct 13, 2010, 11:37 AM

no custom ROMs on the G2?

i havnt goten the new G2 yet or much experience with it, but had a customer complain that theyve locked the software on the phone not allowing any custom ROMs added to the phone...i know the phone is new, and it took a while before much was available for the this phone really locked down? can anyone confirm/elaborate?
1 replies

Oct 10, 2010, 11:32 AM

Samsung sch-R880

does anyone know how to turn off all notification sounds EXCEPT the phone ringer? I only want the phone to ring at night, and have no other notifications like email or or messages. Thank you! Tawnya Smile

Oct 7, 2010, 11:04 AM

Question about resolution...

Is there a "standard" resolution in which Android apps are programmed? If so, does this increase with different Android updates?

For instance, let's say I program a 2D game using 32x32 px tiles. The EVO has a resolution of 800x480 px. That allows for 25x15 tiles to be drawn on-screen.

However, the Intercept has a resolution of 400x240 px. Would a game programmed for an 800x480 px display simply not run? Would the graphics be scaled down by .5? Would only 12.5 and 7.5 of the tiles be drawn to screen at once?

Sorry if it's a silly question; I don't yet have a device to test on yet and I'd like to know what I'm getting into here.

Sep 29, 2010, 5:32 PM

Rooting samsung moment

Anyone know the easiest way to root this pos phone?
5 replies

Aug 12, 2010, 4:28 PM

Android on the HD2

I have been ussing android for a few weeks now on my HD2. It is still in test virsions but to be honest you would never know. has anyone els out there done this to there phone. if so what issues have you had. here are a few of my issues.

-sleep of death
-picture mail sometimes will not work

these are the only issues i have had with the latest build. if anyone has anything of use to say let me know.
59 replies

Sep 28, 2010, 8:07 PM

having a problem with droid x.

Hubby just downloaded the 2.3 on his motorola droid x. Now the touch picture dialing is not loading on the page correctly and will freeze up too.

Anyone know how to fix? Or even put back to 2.1? At least it worked with out freezing. Slow is still funtional.

Thanks for helping.
1 replies

Aug 25, 2010, 7:27 PM

SWYPE alternative apps

I've been doing a lot of digging, tried slideIT, tried to get ahold of a WORKING swype beta, all of these with no success.

Anyone know of one I haven't seen? Or have any information on when the beta may re-open?
25 replies

Sep 24, 2010, 6:55 PM

ordered two droid phones....

I have verizon. So I ordered the samsung fascinate today and got the motrola x for free for my husband. I have had the blackberry storm since they came out, in fact this is my second one I am trading up from.

Anyway, I read.... oh I want to say its on phonescoop somewhere.... but cant really remember. But I read that the fascinate doesn't have a music player? True? How do I get one on it? Difficult to do? I hope not, mainly I am just to lazy to cope with lots of problems. LOL

Thanks, Jo
3 replies

Sep 15, 2010, 10:32 PM

Android 2.2 vs iOS 4.1

I’ve spent some time reading about both the Android 2.2 (Froyo) and the iOS 4.1 update recently. Although it’s a pretty close race, looking at a side-by-side comparison of the two leads me to believe that Android is actually winning by a nose.

One of the main problems that were holding the older versions of Android back was their issues with speed. This problem has now been solved with changes that give the OS a 2x to 5x times performance boost which is epic, and there are even rumors that Google is just being modest and that the speed boost is more like 4x-5x. Can’t understand why people are still freaking out about the iPhone 4?
6 replies

Sep 9, 2010, 8:16 AM

Looking for App for synching Microsoft Outlook notes, using EVO

Looking for an app for synching Microsoft Outlook notes.

Im using an EVO

The contacts, calendar and email all synch but the option for notes is not there.

Does anyone know of an app that will synch just Outlook notes

I can't seem to find one on the market.

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