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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

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2012/10/motorola-rene ... »

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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...
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Sep 17, 2012, 12:19 AM

most powerful android?

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

Oct 1, 2012, 8:16 AM

transfer to SD card?

I have one of the new Huawei -U8652
this phone is a nice little phone, for the price, works well... but for some reason I can NOT get the phone to
transfer to the SD card, and it fills up the memory of the phone. can anyone tell me why I can't move the data over to the SD card. I have done a wipe clean and start over and still will not work?

Sep 29, 2012, 10:28 PM

Accidentally locked my new 2day old Hydro!!

Crying or Very sad Embarassed

I am work today, I'm an event producer, Hyde Park Jazz fest is happening, I'm multitasking and answered call from my husband, and hung up, thought I had hit the sleep button, but sadly did not! Stuck it back in my pocket and then the phone rang again, I pulled it out of pocket and answered call after hanging up that call from client, looked at screen saw I had text message and noticed the flick to unlock screen was not there, touched the screen and nothing, so I'm a lil rushed so I'm thinking, maybe the phone just froze, so I'll take battery out to reset it. But again the screen i've come to like and expect is still not, showing up. Take my phone to my assistant a lil geek of a girl and as soon as she looks at my phone, s...
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Sep 18, 2012, 1:56 PM

Having reception issues!!!

Hey folks, I have just bought a brand new droid phone from Virgin mobile. And it doesnt work at my house! I need to fix this problem. Big time. Any ideas? I tried using a Sprint cell booster, since I figured that virgin used the same network. But no luck, ideas?
1 reply

Sep 15, 2012, 9:47 AM

jellybean on gs3

Anyone know if the gs3 will get the google now feature when it gets jellybean? It should right?
2 replies
Captain Ahash

Sep 11, 2012, 12:45 PM

Capacitive styluses.

I know there are limitations in their design based on how capacitive screens work, but all the ones I've seen have a large, bulbous tip. I'm guessing this is to ensure enough contact is made to register, but are there any other designs that would be more precise? I find that when using the larger tips like you usually see it ends up covering up what you're using in drawing applications, making it only marginally more useful than just using your finger in the first place.
3 replies
Captain Ahash

Sep 9, 2012, 1:02 PM

NFC/S Beam

Would having NFC turned on at all times cause a drain on battery life, or only when using NFC features?
1 reply
Captain Ahash

Aug 26, 2012, 5:21 PM

Universal Search replacement app.

Since Samsung gimped the GSIII's universal search, anybody know of a good third party alternative?
3 replies

Sep 2, 2012, 12:03 PM

Google Nexus Tablet

Bought one from the manager I was training over the weekend for 150 bucks. Loves it. Anyone else have one?
4 replies

Aug 20, 2012, 11:55 AM

HTC One X Rooting Question

So, I've been weighing the pros and cons of rooting my HTC One X. I'm tired of all the bloatware draining my battery and hogging up a decent chunck of my memory. Is there any one site that has the root software that is better than another? Also, what is your opinion or personal experience at rooting your Android?

Note: I'm not stupid and I'm not looking for a lecture on why I shouldn't do it. It's gonna happen either way, I'm just looking for advice and opinions.
1 reply

Aug 8, 2012, 11:07 AM

Jelly Bean

I put cm10 on my note and it's pretty neat. A lot more integration as well as easier to navigate settings. Anyone else running it?
2 replies
Captain Ahash

Aug 13, 2012, 4:41 PM

Google Voice Text in third party apps?

Does anybody know of a way to send/recieve texts through your google voice number from a third party app like Go SMS or Handcent?
The Phoenix

Mar 14, 2012, 11:10 AM

Data usage monitors

Anybody have any experience with any data usage monitoring apps? I'm often dealing with customer either lying or just ignorant to what is/isn't using data. I have heard there are apps that will break down which specific apps have used how much data. I am going to try some out so I know what I can recommend to customers so they can see exactly where the data is going, and wondered if there was anything anybody on here would recommend.
14 replies

Jul 11, 2012, 6:43 AM

SMS App Recommendations


I just got a new Android device (TMobile, Samsung Galaxy S II) and have been researching SMS apps but cannot really tell them apart. Any recommendations for a good SMS app?

Also, for the tech wizards here, how does one override text messaging going through one's carrier vs. an SMS app? Thus far I have looked at Go SMS Pro and IM+. I am aware of KikMessenger but something about it doesn't sit right with me but maybe I should reconsider since it is so popular.
5 replies

Jul 26, 2012, 3:38 PM

Rooting my Mytouch 4g

Yeah horrible phone, I know......

I'm having issues with battery life as a of late, it is not as a result of my usage, usage has actually decreased. Purchased a new battery for it already, and I have wanted to root it for a while anyway.....

Any suggestions on a good rom to use?

I already know how to do it, but just wanting to know how I should set it up..... I'm assuming that there is no Rom for ICS for this phone as of yet or that there willl ever be.

Jul 5, 2012, 3:16 PM

Carrier IQ - What can I do?


So I recall there being a brouhaha in the tech world earlier this year about Carrier IQ but in all the articles, blog posts, etc. I do not recall what the final word was on the issue and what, if anything, device owners can do.

I just got a new smartphone and downloaded an app which detected Carrier IQ was on my phone. What can I do about this and should I worry about it?
1 reply

Jun 25, 2012, 12:48 PM

how can i get bobsled calling on my android

it says that its not compatible with my phone lg optimus me p 350 how can i get it ???? i really need it if any one know how let me know
The Phoenix

Jun 14, 2012, 8:23 PM

swamp people apk

can somebody download and pull the apk for swamp people, says is not compatible with my device but I would like to try it anyways Wink

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ae ... »
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