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Unrooted Nexus device owners can now install AOSP Browser

Owning any Nexus device you will have noticed that the AOSP browser missing from the Apps drawer. This was primarily a decision made by Google to have its Chrome browser installed. Many users are quite happy using Chrome with s...
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Taking & Browsing Photos Plus Videos

The camera on every Android phone, even by manufacturer is different in its capabilities, and the software that powers that camera is usually a bit different, too. We’ll walk through three examples of: How the camera soft...
by Dave Thornton
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Notification Bar, what’s happening here?

In this article we will look at the Notification bar, allowing users to respond to certain notifications within the notification bar and without launching the app directly. Use your phone for just about any length of time, and ...
by Dave Thornton
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Install Google Drive on your computer, PC and MAC

If, like me you use Google’s Drive to write Doc’s Spreadsheets etc. Now the good news you don’t have to be online anymore. Google have now a web app for both Windows and MAC. You’re able to view Google documents, sp...
by Dave Thornton
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Adding Wallpaper and Folders

When it comes to personalising your phone it is just that, your own personal choice. Not what someone thinks you should have, it’s Your choice. You might want a family, pet or holiday etc photo as your main wallpaper. Change ...
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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Android – The Home Screen

Not every Android’s home screen looks the same, but they all work in mostly, pretty much, the same way. Phones with Google’s own Android system and no customizations added on—was becoming an increasingly rare bree...
by Dave Thornton
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Google Calendar updates notification sync

At last Google have done a small update that means a lot to those who Calendar alerts across multiple devices. The latest update to Google Calendar for Android now incorporates a much needed notification syncing across your pho...
by Dave Thornton
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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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