The Pitfalls of Rooting Your Android Phone

Dictionary – Rooting, “causing a plant or cutting to grow roots, or when an animal turns up the ground with its snout in search of food”. In this context, however, “rooting” is the process of allowing apps to...
by Dave Thornton
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Tips for Un-duplicating Android contacts

If your Android phone’s address book is filled with duplicate or useless contacts, here are some tips on Un-duplicating, merging, and trimming contacts into a useful list. The contacts app on your phone is the most boring...
by Dave Thornton
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Add and Remove Apps,Shortcuts and Widgets

  The Apps Drawer is where all your apps reside. The ones that come with your phone (default applications) and ones that you download from Google Play Store or, anywhere else. From here you can move them to any of your scr...
by Dave Thornton
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Samsung Easy Mode makes your new smartphone experience a breeze

Easy Mode make’s using your smartphone a breeze   As a new smartphone launches so do new features, menu items and applications. This is great if you are like me and know all about phones and technology, but to someon...
by Ryan Oneill
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How to perform an OTA (Over The Air) update on your iDevice

So iOS 6.1 has recently been released and we got a few emails asking us how to perform an Over The Air update. Updating via OTA saves you connecting your device to iTunes. Firstly usually there is a notification to inform you t...
by Ryan Oneill
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Getting Started with Android

This is the second article in the Beginnerstech guide, the first being Meet Your Android. So Getting Started with Android, yes let’s do that. Break open the box Open up the box with your new Android device on a clean surf...
by Dave Thornton
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Quick How to – Display battery percentage in Android 4.4 KitKat

Don’t you sometimes wish you could see exactly how much percentage of your battery juice is left on your Android smartphone? If your phone is rooted you can do this very easily. Now you can get apps quite readily on Google pl...
by Dave Thornton
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How to use wireless charging with your Samsung Galaxy S4

In the video below we go hands on with the wireless charging kit from MobileSolarChargers.co.uk. The kit contents are sold separatly and for this to work you will need the following. Samsung Galaxy S4 Wireless Charging Pad Sams...
by Ryan Oneill
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How to: turn on Private Browsing in BlackBerry 10

When it comes to using not only a new mobile but a new OS along with can at time be a little daunting. As is the case of the Q10, Q5, Z10 and the R5 all running BlackBerry 10 OS. So this HowTo is really useful for every BlackBe...
by Dave Thornton
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