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May 21, 2013, 8:31 PM

Root a Sony Xperia U

I just got the international version of this phone, but it has android gingerbread 2.3.6 and according to the website there is an android 4.0 rom for it, does anyone have an idea of how to upgrade it?
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May 16, 2013, 9:10 AM

Zero Data Recovery

Okay, I admit how careless I was. I have deleted my files on my phone memory card and have included some i did not want deleting, especially the photos on my graduation ceremony.I'm desperately need them any idea what i can do?I wonder if take the mobile to a data recovery service, will they be able to recover my photos that were in the memory card from my mobile? My friend Caroline also came accross such issue before, and she asked the mobile phone data recovery ( e-data-recovery.htm) serive for help, unfortunately,her mobile memory card was ruined by a apprentice. I don't want such things happened to me. Besides,since they were taken with the mobile, maybe they stayed saved in the mobile mem...
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May 16, 2013, 2:34 AM

95% of sold android phones are Samsung phones

This is really a incredible news.
[quote]Samsung captured a staggering 95 percent of the $5.3 billion in Android smartphone profits in the first quarter of 2013, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics.[/quote]
I remember saw the news somewhere that said Android owns 70.1% of smartphone market share. Then It now we can conclude that Samsung own more than 66.5% of smartphone market share.
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May 13, 2013, 1:26 AM

Why Facebook Home fail at Android Device?

I think Facebook Home is failed. As it only get 1 million downloads since launching a month ago.
I saw a news which said why Facebook Home failed is because Facebook's iPhone culture builds an overzealous home on android. Which means Facebook Home's employeers don't completely understand Android system. They don't know what android users need and want. The iphone users don't feel any wrongs about the Facebook Home.
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May 4, 2013, 9:10 AM

Nexus 4 Vs. CAT B15

I currently have the Nexus 4 on T-Mobile and I am generally pretty satisfied with the Nexus 4. However, I do some fairly risky activities as far as cell phones go. For example, I love to go horseback riding and ATVing. I do have a Ballistic case, do I still worry. Thus, I am consdiering handing down the Nexus 4 to my wife or oldest son and switching to a CAT B15. I am just wondering what I will lose by switching. Will apps be slower to load due to a slower processor? Will I still get HSPA+ or would I only get 3G or3G on T-Mobile? » »


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Apr 29, 2013, 10:45 AM

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Apr 23, 2013, 11:36 AM

Jellybean Update recommended for G S II

For those out there who have a Samsung Galaxy S II do you recommend doing the update to the latest Android OS? Awhile back several in this and other PS forums advised against my doing the upgrade because of crashing issues but my phone is starting to act really funky on 2.3.6 and the T-Mobile rep said I really need to do the upgrade. Thoughts? Recommendations? Suggestions?

Also, does anyone know if have a security program installed (i.e., Bitdefender, Lookout, etc.,) causes a problem and should be uninstalled before attempting the upgrade?

Finally, in general how long does the upgrade take via Kies?

Apr 19, 2013, 2:10 PM

warp sequent experience

I purchased this phone, intending to mainly use it as a secondary device. after first few day it had become my primary device.. this shift could be mainly attributed to the software(hardware and design are decent).. the android on this device is the closest you get to vanilla version outside the nexus range... there are a few bloatware which can be easily ignored.. the app icons are largely untouched, so is the app drawer and other software elements..

Apr 18, 2013, 10:08 AM

Troubles with Syncing Google + Photos: AT&T, Samsung, and Google can't help


AT&T recommended that I post my issue here since both Samsung and Google were unable to help me resolve this. I'll try to be brief, but please let me know if you have additional questions.

Carrier: AT&T
Device: Samsung Note
OS: Android

So about a month ago I was experiencing device issues and AT&T did a master data reset on my Note. When I set my phone back up with my gmail account, everything synced back in: contacts, photos, etc.

Now a month later, the device needs to be replaced via warranty because old issues have resurfaced. Upon receiving my replacement device yesterday, I set my gmail account up and things began to sync. Except when I went to my gallery, none of my folders were there that came in a month ago wit...

Apr 18, 2013, 1:03 AM

Who’s Winning, iOS or Android?

Who’s winning the mobile platform wars, Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android?
Android sells more smartphones than apple. But Apple is making more money by sellying smartphone than Android.

Apr 17, 2013, 2:07 AM

Foxconn parent Hon Hai to pay Microsoft royalties on every Android and Chrome device sold

Well how’s this? Microsoft not only makes money on every Windows Phone that it sells, but is also able to fill in its pockets on the sale of every Android or Chrome device too. Google may market Android as free, but more often than not manufacturers end up paying royalties to Microsoft for using their patents in the OS. The latest to sign such a pact with Microsoft is Foxconn’s parent Hon Hai. The company will pay a fixed amount to Microsoft on every Android and Chrome device that ships out of its factories.

Mar 19, 2013, 12:36 PM

How to enter phone extension numbers in Contacts?

How do I enter phone extension numbers in Contacts on ZTE Warp. I did it easily on my Blackberry but can't on my ZTE.
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Apr 15, 2013, 5:57 PM

Chat Heads


They are just way too intrusive, I just updated Facebook messenger this morning. Have to play a little bit with it to see if I can disable them.
It would be way nicer if they automatically arranged on the upper part of the screen instead and they were a bit smaller.
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Apr 9, 2013, 10:27 PM


I want a unique launcher, something that has a Holo influence and is easily customized.

I don't like Go launcher, launcher pro, apex launcher, but I like listener launched but it wasn't customizable enough.

Any suggestions would be appreciated, thanks in advance.
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Apr 9, 2013, 1:31 AM

Google now facing antitrust scrutiny in Europe over Android

Google is facing a fresh round of antitrust scrutiny from the European Union, this time for Android.
Google's share of the smartphone OS market grew to 70.1 percent by units shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared with 52.9 percent during the fourth quarter of 2011, according to recent data from market researcher IDC.

Apr 3, 2013, 8:37 PM

my Twitter is not working on my android

my Twitter is not working it says that there was an error, while loading my account, how can i fix it or how can i access my Twitter on my lg optimus p 350, i need help plz
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Mar 30, 2013, 12:14 AM

Galaxy Note 2 with Straight Talk

I'm using boost mobile paying $55 before tax Shrinkage plan... I really want the galaxy note 2 and i've read that you can use att note 2 on straight talk with the compatible sim. My question is I live between Sarasota - Fort Myers Florida and was wondering if I should go with the T-mobile version or att.. I use the internet allot mainly for looking up things not gaming or streaming I also know there will be no 4G only HSPA or edge. So what would be the best network and phone? att or t-mob I've heard allot of bad things about the network speed with the international unlocked version so most likely I wont get that version..
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Oct 11, 2011, 2:01 PM

Quadrant Score

I was just wondering one thing:

Have you rooted your phone? Have you installed a customer rom and kernal? What phone are you using?

What are they if you have and what is your highest quadrant score?

I know this might be irellavent to people but I am just curious what kind of scores some people are getting.

I have a Nexus S 4G with Sprint- Freshly rooted running CM7's latest and the Trinity Kernal. Overclocked to 1.5Ghz I got a quadrant of 4322.
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Mar 26, 2013, 4:44 PM

does anyone have the knowledge on how to reset my motorola atrix hg to the correct internet specs?

I recently moved to Italy from the U.S.A., and had my phone unlocked to use over here. It is currently running on 4.1.1 software, I have WIND service, it is unlocked from At&t, and I am not able to access the internet outside of wi-fi, access MMS, or anything else that correlates to using the internet. the huge kicker is that my phone now has a SIM toolkit, which is all in Italian, which I don't speak. When I try and access a MMS, it prompts me to check my MMS APN configuration in mobile network settings, and that messages cannot be received until the data connection is restored. Is there anyone out there who can help! Thanks for any input!
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Feb 18, 2013, 2:54 AM

What mobile tools are you use to manage your mobile Pphone?

What mobile tools are you use to manage your mobile Pphone?
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