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Powerful automation tricks and hacks for Android using Tasker, IFTTT, QPython and more

One of the coolest things about Android is undoubtedly just how much it lets you do without needing to root your device or otherwise modify it. Out of the box an Android phone is yours to customize, tweak and hack to your heart’s desires. If you want to use it as-is then you can, but if you’re more …

Apps

Is someone stealing your Wi-Fi? How to tell, and what you can do about it

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

Wi-Fi

Forget battery life, get Ambient Display notifications on any device – Android customization

We’re taking a little break from our Android Wear projects on our Android customization series, we were going to return to root tips, tools and tricks this week, but our project will work on most any phone or tablet. We’d like to take a look at a feature that is found on only a few devices today, …

Google begins beta testing a new smart travel app

Not long ago, Google made some improvements to its mobile search platform, introducing a new vacation planning Destination feature. It now appears that Google is taking this one step further with a dedicated travel app, but it’s not quite ready for for a public release just yet.<p>Instead, the app is …

Tasker on your Android Wear smartwatch – Android customization

Continuing our coverage of Android Wear on our Android customization series, we are excited to be talking Tasker this week. That’s right, we’re looking to give you the power of our favorite customization app right on your Android Wear smartwatch.<p>We are keeping things simple for now, providing just …

Android News

How to ruin a trip to Machu Picchu in 5 easy steps

Book the trip last minute like an asshole<p>Nothing says commitment for undertaking a trek in the Western Hemisphere’s largest mountain range like …

Let’s build a simple Android app part 1

In this post, we’re going to build a basic, functioning app. This app, if all goes to plan, will not only serve as a learning opportunity but also as something you can reverse engineer and reappropriate for your own ends. If you’re so inclined, you can change a few details, compile it and …

Web Development