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Apr 29, 2013, 10:45 AM

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Twisted Evil

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.

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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.
1 reply

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.
1 reply

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.
3 replies

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!
1 reply

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?
4 replies

Mar 7, 2013, 1:59 AM

Microsoft Adds Android Support To Windows Azure Mobile Services

Last year, Microsoft launched Azure Mobile Services, a cloud backend for mobile applications. But at the time, it only supported Windows 8, and the team then added iOS and Windows Phone 8 support a short while later.Starting today, Android users can also connect their apps to Azure Mobile Services and use the platform to store their structured data, use its user authentication tools and send out push notifications.
1 reply

Mar 5, 2013, 1:23 AM

Android to take 58 percent of smartphone apps

More than half, or 58 percent, of the total 56 billion smartphone app downloads expected this year will be Android apps, while Apple iOS will account for 33 percent. Microsoft's Windows Phone will have a share of slightly less than 4 percent and BlackBerry will see 3 percent.

Feb 20, 2013, 8:19 PM

Root or not to root...

what do you think about rooting an android phone with low specs?
1 reply

Mar 3, 2013, 8:06 AM

Pixel Draw App

I have recently developed small free app/game that allows to draw pixel images. It's still beta version but it's fully usable.
I will be grateful to everyone who will download it and post there opinion about it.

http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.me. ... »

Mar 1, 2013, 3:29 AM

Android Smartphone Users Consuming Twice As Much Data As iPhone Users

The monthly data consumption of Android owners was 2.07 GB in November 2012, while iPhone owners consumed 1.05 GB of mobile data. This is an interesting constrat to mobile voice and SMS consumption patterns. Android users had 6% lower mobile voice and 30% lower SMS volumes during the same month
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