If you aren't fortunate enough to still be on an unlimited data plan, you may be paranoid about how much data you are using on a daily basis. With iCloud and the eventual release of more iCloud-enabled apps, the amount of data being used by your device is inevitably going to go up. … Read more
Information wants to be free, and in the case of Android, Elixir 2 is its best bet for liberation. Beautifully designed, exhaustively detailed, and attractively priced (there's that word "free" again), it is handy both for serious hardware nerds and the rest of us. Here's how to get started with it:You start with four installation options: The main Elixir 2 app is what I'll cover here, but there's also an Elixir 2 widget builder that doesn't require installation of the main app, an Elixir 2 Personal add-on … Read more
Calling itself the "world's first topic-based newsreader," Evri uses its own semantic Web search technology to scan more than 2.3 million topics from what it believes to be the Web's 15,000 best sources. Unlike The Daily, Evri is free. And unlike Flipboard, Evri is ad-free. Here's how the app works.… Read more
Web browsing on your iPad is nowhere near as robust as desktop surfing, but anyone who picks up an iPad to surf the Net can admit that it's a pretty awesome experience.
To make your browsing experience even better, we uncovered five very useful tools built-into Safari that you can start using right now. These tips and tricks will help you browse faster, be more efficient, and make the most of iPad's Safari.
Follow the steps and the photos to master these tricks now.1. Enable the bookmarks bar
Access your favorite sites faster with a desktoplike bookmarks … Read more
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Touchwiz update finally added native screenshot support--hoorah! Here's how to use it and share the screenshots, all without having to connect it to your computer:
Step 1: In the taskbar, you'll notice the new Screenshot icon next to the Recent Apps icon. Tap the Screenshot icon to take your screenshot. You'll see a message pop up that says, "Screen captured. Saved as image file."
Step 2: To find your screenshot image, go to your Apps list and select "My files."
Step 3: Scroll down to the bottom … Read more
A new feature found in iOS 5 is the ability to turn on private browsing for Mobile Safari. Once private browsing is activated, Mobile Safari will stop keeping history of your Web browsing. This can come in handy in a number of various situations, for example; letting a friend borrow your iOS device to check their e-mail. Having private browsing turned on will ensure their personal info isn't stored on your device, providing them with piece of mind. … Read more
Swype 3.0 beta was released in June of this year and officially began support for Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablets. Here's how to sign up for the open beta (for now) and get the popular keyboard replacement app onto your Honeycomb tablet:
This How To is broken down into four sections:Allow installation of non-Market applications Download and install Swype Installer app Install Swype keyboard app Enable Swype Allow installation of non-Market applications
Since Swype 3.0 beta is not available through the Android Market, we need to allow applications from unknown sources to be installed on the … Read more
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 lacks a native screenshot app. If you don't want to root your Android Honeycomb tablet but still want to take screenshots, here's how:USB drivers, JDK and Android SDK
Step 4: At the end of the Android SDK installation, choose to start the SDK Manager. After it's done searching for packages, click the Close button.
Step 5: … Read more