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the ultimate android space clearing guide

If you’re running into that annoying problem where you can’t install yet another awesome app on your Android phone because you are running out of space, here’s the ultimate guide to freeing up app space *dramatic music* 1. Clean up app cache Your phone stores apps on its internal memory card (not RAM, but the […]

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the 10+ android apps I use the most

Well look at that. It’s time for another of my most-frequently used and super useful Android apps roundup! I’ll be comparing to the list of 2010 (whooosh, where did time go) to see who’s still around and who dropped off. The browser. I’m using Chrome now, cause it’s faster and uses less memory than Firefox. […]

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what drains your battery faster? 3G or WIFI?

So what drains your smartphone’s battery more you think? Using a local WIFI network or the 3G cell network to download stuff from the internet? I Googled it but I didn’t find any solid hardcore scientifically based evidence. Time for a small home-grown scientific experiment then! So here it is *drumroll*, the WIFI vs 3G […]

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sync files to your phone with bittorrent sync

Syncing files with a phone is sometimes a cumbersome and tricky task. I blogged about a few solutions before like this one using FTP, but recently I found another gem. Bittorrent Sync turns out is awesome to sync large amounts of files over WIFI to and from a mobile device without a lot of effort. […]

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the best android ftp server app

Hooking up your Android phone with a USB cable to your computer is so cumbersome isn’t it? So with that WiFi network you have around the house you might as well fire up a FTP server and transfer your files using FileZilla or WinSCP right? Of course! But what android FTP server app is good, […]