How to Tether Your Android Phone

There are three different ways that you can tether your Android phone. The first method uses a free Android Wi-Fi Tether application. The free application works by turning your phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot. This method is not for everyone. The process involves rooting your phone. Unless you know what you are doing, do not attempt this! If you fail, you could seriously damage your phone and cause it to no longer work. The second method is by using the Proxoid Android app. This app will turn … [Read more...]

How to Take a Screenshot on your Samsung Captivate.

Most Android phones have a simple key combo that gives you a screenshot. The Captivate has this too, but no one knows how to use it. We've been able to accidently do it once, but have since been unable to duplicate the right combination of keys.  Most apps for screenshots end up forcing you to root your phone  -  the easiest way to take screenshots, but rooting your phone renders your warranty void most of the time. If you do not mind rooting your device, we have directions here. How to take … [Read more...]

How to Identify Which Version of Android you are Running

You’ve finally got one - an Android!  The fantastic tablet that’s a phone, camera, diary, alarm, calculator, video camera, mini pc (practically), and the most amazing gaming machine ever. Your friends have all been raving about it, the media has gone hyper about it.  The Android is awesome - with all those amazing apps you can do just about anything with it.  So you’re talking incessantly to your crowd about how cool this is, and when you stop for breath one of them says  “Which version … [Read more...]

Samsung tweets about Android 2.2 Froyo Update

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S smart phone, and you live in the United States, then you are running Android 2.1. Android 2.2, a substantial update has been delayed ad continum, ad nauseam by Samsung for quite a while now. What makes it even more of a blow to Galaxy S users is the fact that Android 2.3 Gingerbread was released by Google last month! So while the 10 million Samsung Galaxy S users plod along with 2.1 waiting in hope for 2.2 Froyo, 2.3 Gingerbread is already out! And yes I said 10 … [Read more...]