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Boost Your Droid Razr’s Life with a Razr MAXX Battery Transplant

by: Bern OliverMarch 7, 2012
There isn't much difference between the Motorola Droid Razr and the Motorola Razr MAXX, although we can say that the latter's battery performance is ten times better than its younger Razr counterpart. If however, you have the old Motorola Droid Razr but want to get the battery life of the MAXX, you can now do so by taking the battery and the battery door from the Droid Razr MAXX and replace that of the Droid Razr. This has been successfully done by Wardo5757, who is an XDA Senior Member. Now isn't that enough assurance that he knows exactly what he's doing?
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How To Update Acer Iconia Tab A500 With Taboonay Honeycomb 3.2 Custom Firmware

by: Bern OliverFebruary 27, 2012
The Acer Iconia Tab A500 is included in the list of the latest Android 3.0 tablets, which are of course cheaper compared to Apple's iPad 2. Acer is proud of their tablet's features including a USB port, support for Dolby Mobile audio, a micro SD Card slot, and custom home screen widgets for an easier way for Android lovers to organize their favorite applications. Although the company aims in building something that could soon replace laptops, the Iconia Tab still lacks in its hardware and software components.
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How To Install 1.43.531.3 Gingerbread 2.3.4 Firmware For HTC Amaze 4G

by: Bern OliverFebruary 27, 2012
If you are a fan of HTC Amaze 4G, then you would be more than amazed to know that there is now an official update of Gingerbread 2.3.4 for the device. You will read later on on how you can install this firmware to your device to enjoy new features and enhancements for your HTC Amaze 4G. This new firmware update is known as the 1.43.531.3 Android Gingerbread 2.3.4 firmware, which will adds a Wi-Fi calling feature plus improved device stability and performance for your HTC Amaze 4G.
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How To Install Android 4.0 ICS AOSP ROM on Motorola Defy

by: Bern OliverFebruary 27, 2012
If you are tired from the constant search for information on how you can update your Motorola Defy's Ice Cream Sandwich firmware, then you can now breathe a sigh of relief because below is a short step by step instruction on how to install Android 4.0 ICS AOSP ROM for your Motorola Defy.
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HTC Rhyme Stock Wallpapers and Ringtones: How To Download

by: Bern OliverFebruary 21, 2012
Personalizing your phone's settings is what we all want, to give our device a unique identity. This is especially true for girls, who want to pimp their devices to make it more feminine. HTC Rhyme, one of the more female-friendly Android device in the market, is a mid-range phone that although does not offer next gen specs, makes up for its shortcomings with both style and functionality. After taking a look at the pre-installed wallpapers and ringtones, you will realize that HTC isn't messing around. In fact, it is one of the best features that the phone has to offer.
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How to Find Free APK Files of Android Games Apps and Widgets

by: Bern OliverFebruary 17, 2012
Android APK or application package files are saved with an '.apk' extension, which is an extension of JAR. If you own an Android device, it will already have installed APK files on it, making it possible for you to distribute and install different Android applications, as well as run it regardless of the Android operating system that you have.
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Samsung: Taking Another Leap With Quad-Core Exynos Processor

by: Bern OliverJanuary 31, 2012
Although Samsung has been consistent in releasing superb Android devices in the market for the past few months, we must admit that the manufacturing company still has a lot to do in order to push the boundaries of dual core. Its quad-core Exynos processor may just prove their willingness to improve, especially since the said chipset series is one of the fastest, most efficient, and capable chipsets available for mobile devices.
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How to update Galaxy S2 GT I9100 with Official XWKL1 Gingerbread 2.3.6 Firmware

by: Bern OliverJanuary 31, 2012
Galaxy S2 users will be happy to learn that an official firmware known as the Gingerbread 2.3.6, is already available. This will be the perfect time to finally update your Galaxy S2 GT I9100 to make the most out of your device. Before doing so however, make sure that you have already made a back-up on the data on your phone since there is an existing possibility of data corruption or loss in the process of updating to the new firmware. If you were able ti make a back-up, you can replace all the date in any case any damage occurs.
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The Top 3 Android Battery Myths

by: Bern OliverJanuary 23, 2012
Devices nowadays have transitioned from using nickel-based batteries, to lithium ion batteries in the past few years. Until now, myths associated with batteries are yet to be disproved however, there are studies and experiments proving that some of them aren't entirely true. While nickel based batteries indeed have their own problems back then, lithium ion batteries, which is commonly used to power up laptops, cameras, and phones to name a few, are always filled with myths that most techie people still believe in.
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How to Update Motorola Fire XT to Android 2.3.5 Firmware Version

by: Bern OliverJanuary 22, 2012
Aside from Defy, Motorola doesn't have any other good and competitive Android phones available on the market. This makes it nearly impossible for them to overcome Nokia, which is what Samsung and HTC have successfully done in the past few years. However, the Motorola Fire XT, a mid-ranged smartphone, is one of the major competitors of the Samsung Galaxy ACE. Since it is one of the best-selling phones in the market today, Motorola recently released an Android 2.3.5 update for users from different parts of the globe.
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