How to Root your Samsung Captivate the Easy Way

If you've had your Android phone for any length of time and are even the slightest bit interested in "tweaking" your phone, no doubt you've probably heard about the advantages of "rooting" your phone. By rooting, you can basically break free from your carriers' restrictions on what apps you can load, get rid of unwanted pre-installed apps, and even put a completely custom version of Android on your phone. A lot of the rooting instructions for the Samsung Galaxy S phones out here on the web … [Read more...]

QR Codes – How To, What For

When I came over from iPhone Land, I of course wanted to get back some of my favorite apps. This began a somewhat terrible experience trying to find my way around the Android Marketplace. If there is one thing that Google should do well, you would think it would be to search well, and to optimize search results. The reality, however, is not quite that nice. Enter QR codes. QR (Quick Response) codes are basically just bar codes. Scan such a code with your camera phone and you will be taken … [Read more...]