Category: Android HOWTOs

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How to Watch NBA Finals LIVE Online Free on Android! [Warriors vs. Cavaliers]

For those of you who want to watch the NBA Finals Game 5 or 6 LIVE on your Android (or iOS device), there an easy free way to do it.

Yes, I am currently in Thailand and this is the only way I will be able to watch it.

Step 1. Sign up for 7-day free trial at SlingTV (Sling.com).  Sign up for the basic $20 service.  You will need a credit card to sign up, but won’t be charged until after 7 days.

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How to Install Android N Keyboard APK on Any Android!

For those of you who want to experience Android N keyboard, now you can install on any Android device using the Android N Keyboard APK file.

The new Android N keyboard now have cool features like custom themes (different colors/your own image) along with keyboard height option similar to LG G5 keyboard.   If you have larger device like Galaxy Note 5 or S7 Edge, this will help you make the keyboard bigger and make typing easier, especially if you have large hands.

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How to Connect USB Flash Drive & SSD to USB Type C on Android! [OTG]

In this tutorial, we show you how to connect various different USB devices like a USB flash drive, SSD, mouse, or even a keyboard to Android devices using USB Type C using OTG cable.

Since newer smartphones like LG G5, Nexus 6P/5X, and One Plus Two use USB Type C, you will need to grab a USB Type C OTG cable.  (We recommend the iXCC USB Type C OTG cable.)  You can also use regular USB Type B OTG cable with adapter but the file transfer speeds will be much slower so we don’t recommend it.

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Google Daydream VR Demo & How to Install On Android N!

Google has announced Daydream VR coming to next Android N a few weeks back and it should be coming soon to everyone but if you want to check out the beta Daydream VR demo, you can do it if you have a Nexus device with Android N.

Now, currently the only app it has is a beta painting app that is a watered-down version of Google Tilt Brush but with this app you can experience Daydream VR along with a 3D controller (using a 2nd phone as emulating controller).

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How to Convert MicroSD into Internal Storage for Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge! [Adoptable Storage]

When Samsung launched the Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge a few weeks back, they told us that Android 6.0’s new adoptable storage (that allows you to convert your microSD into internal storage) was not available.  Instead, you could manually move apps to microSD card like it was in TouchWiz Lollipop.  Well, Paul O’Brien of Modaco, who has been an Android developer ever since days of the original Nexus One phone (and the G1), has figured out an easy way to enable it.

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How to Do Long Exposure Photography w/ Android Smartphone & ND Filters!

For those of you who want to take your Android smartphone’s camera to its limits, did you know you can do long exposure photography with Android and ND filters?

Phones like LG V10 or LG G4 come with long exposure mode out of the box, which works quite well in near dark or complete darkness.  Now, if you wanted to do long exposure photography in sunlight during the day or even on cloudy days, it becomes nearly impossible to do long exposures longer than 1 second.

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How to Activate Moto X Pure on Sprint!

For those of you who haven’t heard, the latest Motorola Moto X Pure Android smartphone is an “all-carrier” phone that has GSM and CDMA radios to support all AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon networks.  Not only that, the Moto X Pure also has 4G LTE bands for all carriers, meaning you will be able to use it on any U.S. carrier.