A few days ago, Twitter released a major update for its official Twitter client for Android. While the whole UI looks gorgeous, the app is mainly white in color. Condsidering the amount of AMOLED and Super-AMOLED equipped Android handsets out there, an app with a white UI is clearly not appreciated by Android users. Thankfully, [...]

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Widget Locker is THE best lock screen replacement app in the Android Market, according to many people. However, the app is still no match against the brilliant lock screen of MIUI. I absolutely love the charging animation present in MIUI’s lock screen, and I really wished that Widget Locker had such a feature. I was [...]

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Most of the Android phones nowadays come with anywhere between 512MB to 1GB of RAM.  Android, like Windows 7, caches the frequently used applications by a user so that next time when the user opens the app, it opens instantly. Due to this, the amount of ‘free’ RAM in Android phones is usually pretty low. [...]

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Android’s notification system has always been its strength, right from the beginning. In fact, the notification system was so good that the almighty Apple actually implemented a similar notification system in iOS5. However, the Android notification system has one major flaw. Users will only get a audio notification of a new email or SMS, when they [...]

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Notice the blue indicator showing my CPU usage at the top left

Every Android geek out there knows that monitoring your phone’s CPU usage is the key to improved battery life, and a smoother performance. An Android phone’s performance can be improved considerably by decreasing some load from the CPU, compared to freeing up oodles of RAM by using a Task Killer. While there are many CPU [...]

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One of the new features introduced by Google in Ice Cream Sandwich is the new keyboard along with a much improved copy and paste system, and the auto-correct system. While most of the popular Android phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S2 and the Galaxy S, have already got a fairly working port of Ice Cream [...]

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In the Android ecosystem, 2011 has been all about dual-core processors, bigger displays, thinner phones and oodles of RAM. Now, while dual-core processors may lead to an increase in performance, they can also drain your phone’s battery life like anything, when put under heavy load. Even at idle, or when running at lower-frequencies, a dual-core [...]

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One of the main advantages of owning an Android phone is the brilliant Google apps experience, including Google Maps. With Google Maps, users get free access to rich and detailed maps, along with free voice-guided navigation. Sadly, like many other good things in life like Spotify, Netflix and Hulu etc., even Google Maps navigation is available only [...]

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Officially, Android does not have any desktop management software like iTunes for iOS devices, and Zune for WP7 handsets etc. This is where Android Sync Manager steps in. Remember Nokia Suite or MyPhoneExplorer for Sony Ericsson dumb phones? Android Sync Manager has the same functionality as these apps, except it supports your Android phone. It [...]

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iOS device users can use iTunes to backup the applications and games installed on their phone or tablet. Windows Phone users can do the same using the Zune app. However, Android users don’t have a tool or an app via which they can backup their applications, unless they have rooted their phone. If rooted, users [...]

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