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FIX: Force Close on Google Music and Hulu Plus

I have not actually come across this issue because I only use Google Music. However, I do note that many people will get this issue, so I thought I'd share with you some information I found. If at any point you receive a Force Close error on either Google Music or Hulu Plus, there is a simple solution that will solve your issue. All you need to do is Download AdFree Android and select "Revert". This will re ...

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Skype with Video – Now on more Android Devices

Well Skype has released a new version that allows video calling for more than 20 devices. The devices include the following: Samsung Galaxy S II Samsung Galaxy S Samsung Droid Charge - Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab HTC Desire (2.2) HTC Thunderbolt - Verizon HTC Sensation HTC Evo 4G HTC Evo 3D HTC Incredible S HTC Desire HD HTC Flyer LG Revolution - Verizon (2.2) Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Sony Ericsson Xperia r ...

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WD 2GO App – Must Have for Wester Digital Users!

If you own a WD My Book Live and an Android 2.1+ device or iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with OS 4.x or later, this app is a must-have. For those of you who Western Digital users who don't like filling your phone up with too much data, like your music, photos and videos - look no further! WD 2GO App has heard your cries and released an app for users on their My Book Live line of service. With this app, you wi ...

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New Data Management App – My Data Manager

Some of you may have read my old article about managing your data management here. Well since then, there have been many new developments, not only in the market but on your networks. Some networks have decided to throttle users to lower speeds, even though they are on an unlimited plan, once they hit a certain usage cap. Both Verizon and AT&T are currently two networks who do this but try to leap aroun ...

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Android App – Dolphin Browser HD

I'm sure most people have been on the lookout for a new browser since the one that comes with Android isn't really the greatest. Well look no further because I have found it! The Android app is called Dolphin Browser HD. There are many features on this browser that sets it apart from your default browser - here are some of them: Add-on - Do customize your own browser, and make your browser look and function ...

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SmartWidget – Android App

Not sure which apps you want to use for your main screen? Why not let SmartWidget do the thinking for you. SmartWidget is a new app developed by XDADeveloper's user RM9. After adding the widget onto your home screen, SmartWidget will begin monitoring your usage on all apps that you use. Once it has determined that, it will add shortcuts to those 4 apps onto your home screen, so you can easily access them. A ...

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Music Beta by Google

Well now that I'm living in the States, I seem to have the ability to sign up for all sorts of Beta programs such as Music Beta by Google. Upload your personal music collection to listen anywhere, keep everything in sync, and forget the hassle of cables and files. The thing about Music Beta by Google is that it is currently in an 'invite only' stage. I only had to wait for about a week before I received my ...

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Skype with Video for HTC Thunderbolt and other devices

Well it looks like the guys down in DroidLife have released a copy of Skype with Video for phones that did not get it with the recent Skype update. So far the list of phones that do work with this version of Skype are: Samsung Galaxy S2 HTC Thunderbolt on 2.3 HTC Evo 3D HTC Sensation Nexus S HTC Flyer HTC EVO 4G According to DroidLife, their devices are running on Android 2.3 and seems to be working fine. I ...

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Android Market – Market needs Background Data to be enabled

Recently I came across an issue on my Android Market. When I went to the application, it had given me the following message: Market needs Background Data to be enabled. After doing a little bit of research, I had figured out that the issue was caused by one of the power saving features on my phone. When power saver is activated, your phone switches off certain features on it - one of them is the elusive bac ...

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Monitor Data Usage on Smart Phones

Want to keep track of your phones usage? Well look no further! I have found a couple of applications that will go a long way and save you a lot of money in the future by letting you keep track on your phones usage. First up, we have Stats for Android phones. With Stats you keep track of various usage informations about your Android phone, separated into calls, text messages and data (Network and Wifi). As s ...

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