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Many Android devices have a several storage options for example in addition to the small internal built-in storage users can also insert SD cards with extra capacity. This is in contrast to Apple mobile devices like iPhone and iPad where users are stuck with the internal storage to save different games, apps and video data. There is no option for expandability in Apple devices (at least so far). If you have Samsung Galaxy S4 or some other Android device where you are running short on internal storage capacity due to the installation of large apps, games data or videos for Read More >

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It is possible to enable USB mass storage mode on Samsung Galaxy S4 using an app called SG USB Mass Storage Enabler which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for free. This app exports you micro SD card as mass storage device and it works with all different variants of the Galaxy S4 such as LTE version (i9505) and international octa core variant (i9500). A user after the installation can also create a shortcut to quickly enable or disable the function. Please note that this do not work with the internal memory of the phone due to system Read More >

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One of the very basic and key features missing in the earlier versions of the Android (i.e., Gingerbread) was the ability to quickly take screenshots and save them. This was a very noticeable omission and users had to resort to install 3rd party tools to get this functionality. And many of these tools required the root privileges on the device for the proper functioning. Fortunately for us Google has removed this limitation in the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as it allows to take the screenshots using a quick key press combination which not requires any 3rd party tool Read More >

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Many advanced Android users love to play around and tinker with their device. The best option for these users is to first root the device and then experience the vast possibilities that become available afterwards. One of the annoyances with Samsung Galaxy SII (S2) after you flash a custom kernel or firmware (i.e., for rooting purposes) is that it increases the custom flash counter and a dreaded large warning triangle appears on the screen during the booting process. This custom flash counter is believed to be used for the warranty purposes and not effects the device functionality in any way. Read More >

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Hulu is an online service that offers ad-supported on demand streaming services of movies, TV shows, trailer and movie clips etc. This service for the time being is only available to the users from United States and Japan, Hulu provides most of its contents in the flash format usually 288p, 360p, 480p and in some cases HD 720p. Hulu while currently available for Android but it doesn’t support all Android devices and even some well known devices are missing in support. An XDA-Developer blunttedsmurf has modified the Hulu apk file and provided it for all the Android users. In other Read More >

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There are so many advantages for which an iOS device user might want to jailbreak his/her device including custom theme installations, wi-fi tethering, more flexible app backups, modification or enhancements to core Apps such as notification system, spring-board, custom toggles, unlocking the device etc.. There are countless other benefits of course and considering this there is no wonder that there was so much excitement when the untethered jailbreak for the iOS 5.0.1 on newer A5 based devices was released a few days back. If you are willing to sacrifice some of the stability on your iDevice for a lot of Read More >

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Whited00r provides customized latest iOS firmware’s (i.e., iOS 5) that can’t be installed on older iDevices such as iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G and old iPod Touch devices on which Apple has already closed the doors in terms of latest iOS support. Latest version Whited00r 5.1 has been released recently that allows to get the iOS 5 features of the iPhone 4/3GS/4S etc. on your poor old above mentioned iDevices that have long been neglected by the latest iOS firmware updates. Most of the iOS 5 features are supported including the multitasking, reminders, Newsstand, ability to set custom wallpapers and many Read More >

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Nook Tablet might have been overshadowed in the media because of the amazing success of the Kindle Fire but we cannot deny the fact that its an equally powerful tablet and once the custom ROMs now start to pour in, it will for sure be an attractive choice for all the hackers/modders/tweakers out there – the same way once Nook Color was. With such an active community hard at work at XDA forum to unleash the new exciting features for Nook Tablet there is no doubt about the bright future of this tablet. We already brought you the guide to Read More >

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New notification system in iOS 5 has striking similarity to one that is available on Android for quite some time. Its pitched as one of the key features of the new iOS 5 release due to the fact that it’s a huge improvement over the super annoying popup – on your face notifications system in earlier iOS 4.x releases. A lot has been said and discussed about the Notification Center in the past. Since its introduction a lot of Cydia tweaks has popped up all around the places which adds new custom widgets to the iOS 5 Notification Centre to Read More >

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Jailbreaking your iPhone or any other iOS device has numerous advantages such as allowing much more flexibility to install all those awesome Cydia tweaks, much more customized/advanced backups, unlocking your iPhone, more recently installing unofficial Siri (on devices older than iPhone 4S!) and so many others to count here. But on the flip side there is some instability compromise you have to make by installing so many Cydia tweaks and apps, in particular the ones that make low-level changes to the iOS. Furthermore, there are some apps on the Apple App Store that will refuse to run if you have Read More >

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