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One of the easiest ways to customize an Android smartphone is by installing a custom launcher on it. This allows a user to tweak several aspects of the interface such as the icons, menu and screen transitions, and shortcuts among others. One of the popular launcher choices available at the Google Play store is Nova Launcher and it has now been updated to version 3.0 beta 1. The new version of the launcher brings a lot of features and enhancements that will definitely make your device look fresh. Here’s a list of some of the key features...

One of the best open source media players for Android, Linux, iOS, Windows, and OSX has just been improved with the release of a new version. The stable version XBMC 13 “Gotham”, which has been in development for several months, is now available free to download. The new software now supports hardware-accelerated video decoding in Android and an improved touchscreen experience among other things. Here’s a list of the new features in XBMC 13. Android Hardware Decoding One of the most heavily requested features by users has now arrived...

“How do I print directly from my Samsung Galaxy S3?” This was a question sent to us through Mailbag. To do this, simply follow the step-by-step instructions shown below: 1. Download and Install a Printer App Download and install any printing app compatible with your device from Google Play. One example of an app that you can use is PrintHand. It is free to download, but its free version will only let you use its demo features. To be able to enjoy its full features, you must upgrade it to premium version. 2. Connect Your...

Is there a way to play Android Games in PC? If you are a hardcore Android gamer and you want to bring your gaming-experience to the next level right into your PC, there are a couple of ways to do this. Have an Android-Based PC The first way to be able to play Android games in PC is by installing the operating system itself into your computer. There are also Windows computers nowadays that have double OS, which will let you switch from the standard Windows OS to Android OS. Install a Software The second method to play Android games in...

WiFi calling is a feature touted by some carriers to be a big cost-saver. Going beyond the traditional carrier model, some prepaid MVNO providers are even offering pure WiFi-based calling and texting, only falling back to cellular while outside of WiFi coverage. The idea here is that users are mostly blanketed by WiFi routers and hotspots almost anywhere, anyway. While at home, or while at work, there is likely to be a fast and reliable WiFi access point, which is likely to be faster (or at least with lower latency) than cellular connections. This...

A recently sent question to The Droid Guy Mailbag asks, “Just a random question—Is there a possible way to install iOS in Android Smartphone?” There is a way to transform your Android Smartphone’s operating system to iOS. However, make sure that your phone is running any of these Android operating system versions before trying the method: 1.5 Cupcake 1.6 Donut 2.0 to 2.1 Éclair 2.2 Froyo 2.3 to 2.3.2 Gingerbread 2.3.3 to 2.3.7 Gingerbread 3.1 Honeycomb 3.2 Honeycomb 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich 4.1.x Jelly Bean 4.2 Jelly...

We will help you how to effectively locate a missing Galaxy S4 using the native features of your Samsung Smartphone. To do this, simply follow the steps below: A. Enable the “Remote Controls” Feature This portion requires you to set up a Samsung account first. You can find the option to do it in the Accounts tab of your Settings. Be reminded that you should do this while you have your device. 1. Open Settings and make sure that you have selected the More tab. 2. Go to Security. 3. Under the Find My Mobile section, select...

“I would like to install Flash Player in Galaxy Note 2, but I couldn’t find it anywhere in the Google Play store. I could do this in my previous Android device, but now, it seems that the app is missing.” As mentioned in our previous article titled, “Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Flash Player Problem“, Flash Player is no longer offered in Google Play store. However, there’s still a way to avail the app through the archives of Adobe. Installing Flash Player in Galaxy Note 2 Here’s how you can manually...