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Alvin Ybañez

Android is arguably the most flexible mobile operating system. Period. I'm extremely passionate about helping Android users around world get the most out of their Android devices by writing how-to guides and tutorials.

Alvin's Posts

AirDroid: Remotely manage your Android from a Web browser

Most people these days use Android phones and/or tablets often out of necessity rather than as a luxury or as fashion accessories. Android devices do lift a heavy burden off ...
by Alvin YbañezSeptember 16, 201333

HTC One: How to master BlinkFeed

The HTC One is an amazing phone; it has a sexy body, shows stunning visuals on an eye- popping display, and is jampacked with a lot of features — one of which is ...
by Alvin YbañezAugust 21, 201323

How to take screenshots on the HTC One

The HTC One is a piece of art with its alluring body plus its amazing hardware. On top of that, the HTC One packs a stunning, crystal clear display. Many often want to take ...
by Alvin YbañezJuly 21, 201337

How to use HDR on your Android device

Of the many ordinary and extraordinary things that I can do on my Android device, mobile photography is one of my well-loved activities. Taking panoramic images is a walk in ...
by Alvin YbañezMarch 18, 201312

How to set an MP3 file as custom ringtone or notification sound on Android

There are times when I just want to use a specific MP3 music track either as ringtone or as notification alert. On Android generally, this isn’t a hard thing to ...
by Alvin YbañezMarch 7, 201355

Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Sony Xperia V

We’ve seen a lot of new letters in the Xperia alphabet lately. We previously reviewed some of them, such as the Sony Xperia J, Xperia T, and the Xperia TX. Recently, ...
by Alvin YbañezFebruary 14, 201316

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean vs Apple iOS 6.1 — Which is the sweeter treat?

iOS versus Android debates have sparked many conversations, arguments, and may even have ended friendships. It is one of those topics we forbid at dinner tables mainly ...
by Alvin YbañezFebruary 6, 201358

Android 4.1 vs Android 4.2 — The Jelly Bean Brothers

Almost every online citizen abreast with the latest in the mobile technology scene knows that the flavor of Android known as Jelly Bean is the latest and the smoothest to ...
by Alvin YbañezJanuary 23, 201329

How to flash 1% Battery Indicator mods for the Galaxy Note 10.1

If you’ve flashed a deodexed ROM on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8000, GT-N8010, and GT-N8013 and can’t wait to customize your tablet, then you can start ...
by Alvin YbañezJanuary 21, 2013

How to enable 720p video recording on the Nexus 7

Some tablets, such as the Google Nexus 7, don’t have a rear camera. It only has a front camera that allows you to video chat on the tablet. But, in case you really need ...
by Alvin YbañezJanuary 8, 20131
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