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- It’s not exactly a case of hacking with the PRISM system.
4 days 15 hours ago
- It is a know issue.
4 days 21 hours ago
- It won’t be free. Considering the companies current dismal state in the US, I don’t see how it could hurt sales much, after all taking a little away from a little still leaves you with a little. Now that IT has been supporting iOS and Android for a few years, I doubt there is a huge amount of unmet demand for BBM.
1 week 1 day ago
- I would say there is still a significant difference, although not as much as there used to be. Screen resolution will probably be the first thing you notice compared on a second tier brand compared to a top shelf device.
2 weeks 19 hours ago
- I have seen the app icons disappear from time to time on android phones while the apps are actually still installed. First of all reboot your phone. Then, check to see if your apps are still present. I would use a file explorer, but at least check your “app drawer” on the bottom of your home screen and look for the missing apps.
2 weeks 5 days ago
- If you already have an HDMI cable, you can get an after-market adapter for about $10. I only looked on amazon, there may even be cheaper options out there somewhere.
5 weeks 5 days ago
- Android ages surprisingly well. There are still millions of 2.3 Gingerbread devices out there, and most apps will work on them unless they are graphically intense games like Dead Space or the like.
5 weeks 6 days ago
- It is not really a Google version of Siri. It's more of a predictive contextual assistant with voice recognition. It will literally tell you what you want to know before you ask.
7 weeks 20 hours ago
- I generally take reviews with a grain of salt, whether they are positive or negative. User reviews are much more persuasive in my opinion, and they are not good for Facebook Home.
8 weeks 21 hours ago
- Thankfully, this is an issue that is less common than it used to be, but I've ran into limited internal storage issues before with an older LG. Obviously you have rooted your device, so you've already taken the first step to addressing this. What you are going to need to do is "fool" your device into thinking the SD card is internal storage.
8 weeks 6 days ago
- Unless you are rooted, I don't know of any way to do it. If you are rooted, or are willing to root your Galaxy for those nice guy points, you should be able to use a file manager (ASTRO, Root Browser, etc.) to find it.
9 weeks 6 days ago
- I did a little looking around on a couple of Android forums I frequent, and almost all of the relevant posts were about issues with Visual Land tablets, including some with connectivity problems. There weren't resolutions because most of the people had no experience with the brand.
11 weeks 5 days ago
- Yes, you can still use it, you just have to set it up a little differently. You will need to get an "application specific password" or ASP when you set-up your verified devices. Go to the "authorizing applications & sites" page under Google Account settings.
13 weeks 22 hours ago
- It is pretty much trial and error. There is a fairly wide range of stability among CPUs that chip manufacturers rate the same clock speed. So let's say you have two phones that are the same model, same ROM, and the same 1Ghz CPU. One of them might be perfectly stable at 1.4Ghz, while the other may crash more often than a NASCAR race at 1.2Ghz.
16 weeks 6 days ago
- You don't even really have to port an Android app for BB, there has been a built in "Android Player" in BBs even before BB10. I'm not very familiar with the BB ecosystem, but I assume that you would have to submit it as an Android app for inclusion on BlackBerry World, or whatever it is that they call their app store.
18 weeks 5 days ago
- Quick point, RIM is no longer RIM; they changed the company name to BlackBerry. As to your point about apps, maybe it will suffer a little, but as long as there is a good selection of the apps that people want, whether exclusive to BB or multi-platform, I doubt apps will be THE deciding factor. However, that isn't to say it won't matter at all.
19 weeks 5 days ago
- It's really not that hard, you just have to take a couple more steps than you would for most other devices. HTC doesn't make it too hard for you though.
21 weeks 1 day ago
- Google prints money from it's search engine (search engine advertising to be accurate), and has for years. There have been attempts to take a piece, such as Bing, but none that have really succeeded. Could Facebook's Graph Search actually compete with Google?
21 weeks 6 days ago
- Probably not the manufacturers you mentioned and I don't think HTC would roll the dice either, but don't forget about the Chinese companies that make smartphones.
23 weeks 1 day ago
- Nope. Number one, Windows isn't open source like the Android OS, so you are not going to have legions of developers combing through code to make it work with the hardware.
24 weeks 4 days ago
- Probably the best is Speaktoit Assistant. I've had it on my table for quite a while now, and it works pretty well. The developers are also pretty good about updating it to add new features and refinements. There is also Skyvi, which is quite popular, but I've been pleased enough with Assistant that I haven't really given Skyvu a fair trial.
24 weeks 4 days ago
- If you use a Chrome browser on your computer, you can add apps from the chrome web store for Google Voice, Google+, Evernote, etc. that will display an icon in the Chrome task bar. Just now the little icon for Google Talk just indicated I have a new voice mail within one second of my phone chirping, so it gives real time notifications.
26 weeks 5 days ago
- How do you get a meaningful estimate for the cost of migrating applications to the cloud? Previously, I've used the scratch head and guess method based on past usage and storage needs, but it hasn't always been very accurate.
27 weeks 19 hours ago
- First off, I understand that, depending on the user agreement, using your device as a wireless hotspot can violate the terms of service.
30 weeks 18 hours ago
- I can make free calls over WiFi with my Android phone all day long. I use GooveIP, but there are other VoIP apps out there. I could even call somebody's BlackBerry, if I knew anyone that actually had one. I suppose there must have been some security basis for ONLY allowing those free WiFi calls to other BB users.
30 weeks 20 hours ago
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