Formely known as Read it Later, Pocket is the ultimate app to catch up on the latest headlines. Here’s how to master it.
Have you ever found an interesting article that you wanted to be able to save to your phone, and take a look at some other time? Then, Read It Later might just be for you. Read It Later lets you save any article, video or web page directly to your phone, and creates a mini library of various web pages and articles that you’ve discovered.
As well as saving them on to your Android device, the app can sync your queue of saved items to your desktop browser; especially useful for commuting and traveling. You may struggle to read certain articles or web pages that you’ve saved; luckily, Read It Later comes with plenty of customisable options for you. You edit the font, adjust the alignment of text – or edit the text altogether.
If you’re interested in being able to save articles and web pages for future reference, then follow this tutorial.
Can Samsung’s Galaxy S III convert some of the Apple faithful?
Thursday is a big day for the Android universe. After months of speculation Samsung’s new flagship device will be announced, and the world will rejoice. There are only a handful of confirmed specs and design leaks at the moment, and with more rumours showing their head every day, Samsung have done a decent enough job to keep things under wraps, sort of.
The hype around the Galaxy S III is some, if not the most, euphoric I’ve seen during my time working with Android devices. Sure, the Nexus and One X had a fair few people chatting, but nothing on the level that we’ve seen for the upcoming S3. A combination of the aforementioned, and the fact that what has already been confirmed for the S3, will in my mind start to consolidate Samsung’s constant rise in the smartphone industry.
Recent news of Samsung’s rise above Nokia to become the world’s biggest phone manufacturer wasn’t a surprise to a lot of people, and no small thanks to Nokia’s stuttering progress in the past couple of years. A combination of lasting devices, quick OS updates (for the most part), and substantial marketing has put Samsung at the top of the Android pyramid.
Nokia’s run of being the world’s leading phone manufacturer has finally ended. Read on to find out more.
After 14 years at the top of mobile stardom, Nokia have finally fallen behind Samsung in the stakes to be the world’s biggest phone manufacturer.
In the first quarter of 2012, Samsung managed to ship a massive 93.5 million devices – 35% more than last year.
Demand for Samsung’s Galaxy range of device has seen the South Korean based giants record a $4.5 billion profit in total.
The quality of mobile internet has increased rapidly recently. Here’s how to get started with it.
Using the internet on a smartphone has come one leaps and bounds in recent times, and with the Ice Cream Sandwich update being rolled out to numerous Android phones, the experience of visiting websites and media content is better than ever. Browsers are increasingly becoming faster, and the rendering and buffering of media images is quicker than it has ever been. With the size of smartphones also increasing, viewing media and reading text has become a lot easier, making mobile browsing an extremely enjoyable experience.
The stock browser that comes as standard in Android devices has all the basic functions that you’d expect from any browser you use, and will be the chosen browser for this tutorial. There are plenty of other alternatives, however, and users can expect to find around six or seven world class browsers available to download from Google Play. Browsers such as Opera Mini and Dolphin Browser HD offer a browsing experience similar to what you’d expect from a desktop computer, but on your Android device. With an Ice Cream Sandwich enabled device, users could also try out Google Chrome; a well-established browser that is exclusive to Android 4.0 users and can be synced between multiple devices and platforms.
In this tutorial we will show you how to get started with the internet on your Android device. We’ll show you how to first find the browser on your phone, open up a website and then how access your browser’s settings.
We take a look at the ten best apps you can install on your rooted Android phone
A quick look through the Google Play Store reveals a large number of apps that can only be installed on rooted Android devices, including some of the best and most powerful tweaking utilities. We take a look at our top ten apps that will let you really take control of your phone.Root Explorer Direct access to Android system files
Root Explorer is a file browser that has access to the protected Android system files. Using this it’s possible to alter system settings for hacking purposes. To their credit the developers also support the old 24 hour app refund system.
Recovery mode is vital for anyone flashing new custom ROMs to their Android phones. We give you a guided tour in this tutorial.
If you think back a few years most peoples mobile phones were fairly simple affairs, even with the advent of camera phones. Now our mobile devices are more akin to portable computers in our pocket that are also useful at making voice calls and sending texts.
With this increased complexity has also come the need for features to be put in place in case something goes wrong.
Most Android devices come with a fairly simple recovery mode thats can be used to fastboot the device , recover , wipe the device and find other info about the phone or tablet. As with a lot of things with Android , even the recovery mode can usually be customized to do more things.