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    2011 was a great year for Android fans, with lots of new and improved apps and the sweet introduction of Ice Cream Sandwich. Here are the most popular Android-related posts and downloads.


    The Always Up-To-Date Guide to Rooting Any Android Phone

    With all the different devices out there running different versions of Android, the rooting process can be a little different for every phone. Here's a one-stop guide that should get you up and running with root access, no matter what device you have.





    The 10 Best Android Apps that Make Rooting Your Phone Worth the Hassle

    Android phones are spectacular little devices because they're able to so much that others simply can't, but one big snag in that greatness is that many of those best features require that the phones be rooted.



    Top 10 Awesome Android Features that the iPhone Doesn't Have

    We love both Android and iOS, but the open nature of Android just means it can do things others just can't. Here are our favorite Android apps and features that you won't find on its Apple-clad brethren.

    How to Get Better Battery Life from Your Android Phone

    If you have a modern Android phone, you know the pain of turning on your phone at 5 PM only to realize it's deep in a low-battery coma. Here are the simple manual changes, and clever automatic tweaks, that will keep your phone awake and useful for far longer. More

    Lifehacker Pack for Android:

    Whether you're an faithful Android user or you've just unboxed your first Android phone, there's a wealth of free and cheap apps in the Android Market that can turn your device into a mobile powerhouse. More


    Five Ways the Android-Powered Google Tablet Is Better than the iPad

    The iPad is easily the best tablet you can buy right now, but that's changing. Google showed off their upcoming tablets today, casting a spotlight on the iPad's shortcomings. More


    The Best Music Player Application for Android

    Android has no shortage of great music apps, but if you're looking for something that'll play nearly any local file, has a powerful equalizer, a handy tag editor, and tons of customization options, look no further than PowerAMP. More


    Supercharge Your Smartphone This Weekend


    Got an Android or iPhone? Want to do more with it? Here are a bunch of little things you can do this weekend to supercharge your smartphone so it can do almost anything you want. More


    How to Pick Your Next Android Phone: The Specs That Matter (and the Ones That Don't)

    Manufacturers are constantly popping out new Android phones, and it can all be a bit overwhelming when it comes time to buy a new phone. Here's how to avoid getting overwhelmed and narrow down your buying decisions. More

    First Look at the Highly Polished Android 4.0, "Ice Cream Sandwich" [Updated with Video]


    Google just unveiled their new Nexus phone, the Galaxy Nexus, along with a preview of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, coming to phones next year. Here's a look at the creamy new update to the Android operating system. More

    Top 10 Ways to Save Money with Your Smartphone


    Your smartphone might be an expensive pocket computer, but it can help make up for its high price tag by cutting costs in other ways. Here are our top 10 ways to save money with your smartphone.
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    Our Biggest Android Annoyances and How to Fix Them

    We asked, and, boy, do our readers have some issues with their Android phones. Here's a few of the biggest sticking points, how to fix them, and a few tiny-but-aggravating issues our commenters figured out on their own. More

    Set Up and Get to Know Your New Android Phone

    Sweet robotic joy-you just unwrapped an Android phone and, man, is it shiny. Here are our suggestions for apps to grab, settings to tweak, and really nifty things you can do with your Google-powered mini-computer. More


    How to Replace Your Wallet with Your Phone


    If you like your wallet, by all means, hold onto it. But if you'd like to travel lighter and worry about one less thing to remember, you can put replace most of your wallet's functionality with your phone. More

    How to Find the Right Android Keyboard for You

    Compared to your full-sized desktop keyboard, typing on your phone's tiny software keyboard just plain sucks. Luckily, Android users can choose from a myriad of different keyboards, meaning you can find one that caters to your typing style. More


    The Best Video Player for Android


    Android has more than a few good video players on the Market, but the best we found-in terms of interface, browsing, and playback quality-was undoubtedly MoboPlayer. More

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-Swiss View Post
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    No prob boss, will clean it up when I get home from work...


    PS: Thanks to the mod who stickied this
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    Quote Originally Posted by King_Jay16 View Post
    No prob boss, will clean it up when I get home from work...


    PS: Thanks to the mod who stickied this
    Guess who lol? Anyways I should have said thank you for this thread as well. It's really helping me to refine my Android Apps. With so many possibilities for Android, threads like these will definitely come in handy.

    On a side note. What is the best Battery Power Info App or Widget to have for Android? There are so many I can't bother to test them all. I need one that comes highly recommended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cultus View Post
    Guess who lol? Anyways I should have said thank you for this thread as well. It's really helping me to refine my Android Apps. With so many possibilities for Android, threads like these will definitely come in handy.

    On a side note. What is the best Battery Power Info App or Widget to have for Android? There are so many I can't bother to test them all. I need one that comes highly recommended.
    Haha, thanks again... No prob just trying to help.

    In regards to the battery APP, I use Battery Indicator Pro (has a free version as well) HERE it is very good and gives a good amount detail. You could also take a look at Battery Dr saver+a task killer HERE
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    this thread is pure win...great way to bring in my Inspire 4G
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    question...when is it best to wipe battery stats in recoveryy.....when fully charged right? ('-' )

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-Swiss View Post
    question...when is it best to wipe battery stats in recoveryy.....when fully charged right? ('-' )
    Yup... when it is full. or you can do it from your phone desktop using battery calibrator HERE when fully charged
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    Nice post, great resource for old and new Android owners.
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    Found a lot of articles very useful... I even installed an application called TASKER... Might be the best applications ever for a rooted phone!
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