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Krista A

Jan 27, 2013, 12:24 AM

Iphone vs Android

I've always found this topic fascinating, especially working in the wireless industry, so I wrote a blog about iphone vs android, ya'll should read it and share if you find it interesting! thanks! »

Jan 19, 2013, 9:19 AM

Frequency support

I'm interested in getting an unlocked telephone that can be used by the most carriers in the US and Europe.

Is there an easy way to determine which Android model supports the largest number of frequencies across the various modes (e.g. LTE)?

Jan 16, 2013, 5:28 PM

coolpad photos/videos deleted

is there anyway to recover photos/videos not saved to the sd card?

Jan 10, 2013, 2:49 AM

Who bought "Apolsoft Android SMS Transfer" of this software? Can give me some advice?

Who bought "Apolsoft Android SMS Transfer" of this software? Can give me some advice?
I want to be able to export my Android SMS database to my pc in a friendly txt, html or pdf format that is easy to read. I have the sms.db file ready to use, i just want to be able to easily convert it. What applications that are completely free can I use? I have over 10000 sms in this database. My phone Version is android 4.0.4. Thanks.
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Jan 8, 2013, 2:57 AM

Android proxy problem...

Hi,I have HTC desire v with android v4.0.3 .I use college WiFi connection to connect to internet.The problem is that proxy settings are used.The default browser and play store work but other applications like youtube do not work.Also,the YouTube videos do not play in browser.Is there any way I can use these applications through proxy without rooting?

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Dec 28, 2012, 2:28 AM

Is this rumor or truth?

I saw a news yesterday which said that iPhone surpass Android in U.S. smartphone sales. Is it true or just rumor?
I forget the link of the news. So I am not so sure is it the latest news.
2 replies

Dec 1, 2012, 9:00 PM

Agonizing over Droid Razr Maxx HD From Droid X

Agonizing over Droid Razr Maxx HD...
I would be going from Droid X. I Read alot and have music downloads too. I sell on eBay, I do alot of emailing and surfing. I run with the kids to and from one event or another and take care of an elderly parent, all this doesn't leave me with time to do much else. Such as try out a new phone....
I Love my DROID X!! But, tis time to go for the upgrade.
I could list all of the pros, and there are quite a few... but let me just say that the Razr has a proven track record and Motorola has surpassed first class in durability.
I can't seem to wrap my head around the cost and while I do know I can get it for much less from other sites rather than directly from Verizon, I have also considered the LG Intu...
1 replies
Mikey C

Nov 21, 2012, 5:45 PM

Sony Smart Watch »

Anyone else heard of/ seen this? Seems like it might be okay. The reviews on Verizon are 50/50. I dont trust the reviews on there anyway. Any input on this product? THink it might be a decent christmas gift, but I dont want to give someone crap.
4 replies

Nov 18, 2012, 4:11 AM

htc vivid headset

my phone audio doesn't come thru the earphones when using Pandora or Sirius apps. Only when I use the fm radio app does the audio come thru the earphones. Is there a setting that I need to change or is it an issue with the phone ?

Oct 22, 2012, 3:18 PM

Would you rather

have a phone with a dual core processor and 2 gigs of ram or a quadcore with 1 gig of ram? Me, I'd take the two gigs of ram
4 replies

Oct 17, 2012, 10:03 AM

zte merit LOW ON SPACE constantly appears

I have recently puschased a new micro SD card but my phone stills keeps saying low on space, how do I fix this. My new card is 16GB.
2 replies

Oct 25, 2012, 2:25 PM

Pix with cell phone number

How do I put a picture with a cell phone number?
1 replies

Oct 11, 2012, 5:00 PM

Newbie question - Droid X2 OS v# ?????

First off hey to everyone. New here and hope to learn a lot. I just read the whole article about Samsung winning the ok to sell the new Nexus "mini" for now that will have the new Android OS, Jelly bean. I want to know what I have, Gingerbread/Icecream Sandwich, what gives ? I know you have to do the entire OS update through a Wifi connection if I'm not mistaken, but I'm used to normal PCs and basically installing whatever you want, what else can be gained if anything from my phone I have now until I can upgrade in a year Sad ? Thanks for the help. Jon
1 replies

Oct 9, 2012, 9:25 PM

Android 4.2 Rumors

What have you heard? This is what I have found on Digital Trends.

According to Android and Me, taking information from a trusted source (the same individual that shared info on the LG Nexus), Android 4.2 is going to include a large number of changes. The most exciting rumored improvements are a new Customization Center, revamped Nexus program, and battery-saving Project Roadrunner. We already know what to expect from the next Nexus device, but until now Android 4.2 rumors have been a scarce commodity.

Customization Center
The alleged new Customization Center provides a central place where users can change languages, backgrounds, launchers, ringtones, etc. The options can be expanded via Google Play as well, but this announcement alon...
2 replies

Oct 5, 2012, 5:45 PM


I have heard rumors that there is Final Fantasy 7 for Android, I have not been able to find it? Can anyone confirm this and if so either msg or PM me back. Thank you.
2 replies

Oct 9, 2012, 3:07 PM

Blackmarket Stores

Any suggestion on blackmarket app stores?

What do you think is the best one?

I have used:

AppPlanet (when it worked)
Blackmarket Store

So far I have had the best luck with 4shared and Aptoide..... 4Shared kinda bugs me to use because you never really know what you are going to get. There is alot of spam in there... Never had an issue with any viruses or anything though.


Oct 5, 2012, 8:04 AM

mp3 downloader

what's the best mp3 downloader at android market?mine is free mp3 downloader but i can't find all the songs i want.
5 replies
Allen Pinewwood

Oct 5, 2012, 9:00 AM

pantech marauder

I just got a new pantech marauder the other day. It replaced my two year old Motorola Droid. I noticed that it does -not- have a blinking light to indicated I missed a call or received a message. It appears there is a small LED but it does not light up. The Verizon store folks could not seam to figure out how to turn on this feature. Any ideas out there?
Raider Duck

Oct 3, 2012, 5:26 PM

Atrix and Photon Will NOT be Getting ICS ... »

Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad

Motorola reneges on Ice Cream Sandwich software update

Turns out they were just kidding, and the Atrix 4G is stuck with Gingerbread.

Motorola Atrix 4G owners will not get the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update the company promised them, according to a newly revised upgrade chart. The phones will continue to run Android 2.3 Gingerbread, dealing another blow to the integrity of Google's upgrade program.

The Atrix 4G was one of a few lucky devices tapped to receive the Android 4 upgrade in the third quarter of this year. However, the quarter has come a...
1 replies

Sep 17, 2012, 12:19 AM

most powerful android?

As of recently which phone is considered the most powerful platform which run android?
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