Most U.S. carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon, will charge you an extra “tethering monthly fee” (around $20-30) if you want wifi tethering enabled on your phone so you can share your phone’s internet with other wifi devices you own such as Android tablets, desktop computer, etc…etc…
Category: Android Apps
For those of you looking ways to multi-task better on your Android smartphone or tablet, my first advice is to get a phone that supports true multi-tasking such as Galaxy Note 2 or Galaxy S3/S4.
Google has announced earlier today that the new Play Store 4.0, specifically 4.0.25, is being pushed out to all Android devices starting today.
For those of you who can’t wait for Galaxy S4, you can already get some Galaxy S4 features like the S Translator app on your rooted Galaxy S3 or Galaxy Note 2.
I get a lot of questions on how to transfer files between two Android smartphones or tablets.
Without a doubt, Google Maps and Navigation is probably the best maps/GPS/navigation software in the U.S. and other countries that support Google Navigation. Well, that changes as soon as you step outside the U.S. as I found out.
For those of you with one of the latest Android smartphones/tablets that have NFC but cannot use Google Wallet (such as any AT&T, T-Mobile, or Verizon phones), here’s how to install Google Wallet.
I’ve been traveling to Asia often lately and found that when I am in countries like South Korea or Thailand (where I am right now), I found that you cannot access certain apps on the Play Store. Now, this can become a headache especially when I can’t get apps like Google Voice, which I need to keep in contact with my friends and voice messages for my phone number in the U.S. Also, I do enjoy listening to music using Pandora app or watching movies with Netflix when I am traveling outside the U.S.
For those of you who want to run your favorite apps in Phone mode or Tablet mode (such as Netflix shown above running in tablet mode with a Galaxy S3), scale fonts, keep screen ON, or even change language on “app basis”, you can do it easily on “any” rooted Android smartphone or tablet device running Android 4.0.3 or higher. (ICS and Jelly Bean)
For those of you having hard time organizing your apps efficiently or simply have hundreds of apps installed, here’s a great way to organize your apps using Atom Launcher.
What’s hot around town right now? Of course, it’s the PIE Control!
If you are running the latest ParanoidAndroid ROM, you can get PIE Control, a new way of accessing your home buttons.
Those of you who want to take a small peek into the future of Android 4.2, you can now get GoogleApps (GAPPS) 4.2 for your Jelly Bean ROM.
For those of you who didn’t know, there are apps that can help you easily hide your photos, videos, and apps. One of them I use fairly often is called the “Hide It Pro” app, allows you to discretely hide your private photos, videos, and apps easily.
Here’s how to install Flash Player on “any” Android smartphone or tablet device running ICS or Jelly Bean.