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Best microSD Cards For Galaxy S7

Although the option to add a microSD card to the Galaxy S6 was absent, Samsung listened to consumers this time around and added the feature back with …

Eric Schmidt writes full guide on how to switch from iPhone to Android

Switching to Android, though the <i>right choice</i>, isn’t always easy. You have to transfer all your contacts, music, photos and more off your old phone …

Must read Android: top 12 stories this week

This week in your world of Android, KitKat rolled out to Nexus devices, while Samsung had problems with Jelly Bean, the incredibly cheap Moto G landed, Google Search got smarter, we heard news from the CyanogenMod team, and the Apple vs Samsung retrial kicked off.<p>These are the essential stories, …

Galaxy S3 Android 4.4 KitKat (via OmniROM), Nexus 5 CyanogenMod 11 custom ROMs available

Galaxy S3 and Nexus 5 owners looking for custom ROMs should check out OmniROM and CyanogenMod 11, respectively, which bring Android 4.4 KitKat experiences to the handsets.<p>The Galaxy S3’s official Android 4.3 update is not going so well, as many handset owners complained about various performance …

Everything you wanted to know about disabling apps on your Android

Recent versions of the Android platform have enabled a pretty powerful little trick — the ability to put just about any app to sleep. It's one of …

Samsung Galaxy Gear to support Galaxy S4, S3, and more

Courtesy of the new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, the Galaxy S4, S3, and Note 2 will be compatible with the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung said Tuesday.<p>Samsung already has started rolling out Android 4.3 for the international version of the Galaxy S4, with more models to follow. The latest Jelly …

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Benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

Rooting… a world not every user dares venture into. We wouldn’t blame you if you are wary of doing this. It’s intimidating when manufacturers keep telling you tinkering with a phone can void your warranty and/or harm your device. And it’s true – you may be left on your own if something goes wrong …

How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …