How to Tether a Verizon Droid

If you're looking to tether your Motorola Droid from Verizon and turn your phone into a hotspot, then you've come to the right place! Keep in mind that what you are doing here is connecting your computer to your phone in order to access the internet, and there are more than a few companies that charge for this service. The charge is typically an extra $30 per month, though this is not always the case.  But the method we outline below is won't cost you a dime Before you can begin, you … [Read more...]

How to Change the Order of Contacts on the Droid

The Motorola Droid is a pretty much the phone that started the Android movement, and as such, there are loads of people using it daily, so for those of you who are wondering how to change the order of contacts on you phone, here you go: Step 1: With your Droid turned on, open the Applications menu and navigate to 'Contacts'. Once there, touch Contacts and prepare for the next step. Step 2: Upon pressing the Menu button, select: Display Options. Step 3: Beside the "Sort list by" … [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...]

How to Load Ringtones from PC to a Verizon Droid

Greetings Androidaholics!  Will here, to present you all with my brand new how-to guide for all of your Android phones.  In my latest how-to I will help you get all of those awesome ringtones you have on your PC put directly onto your Droid so you can listen to your favorite song whenever you want.  This guide goes along really well with my How-to on Setting a Ringtone to Individual Contacts, feel free to check that out after we finish getting your favorite ringtones set up onto your … [Read more...]

How to Set a Contact Ringtone on the Android

Like any great device, the Android is extremely customizable. There is almost no end to the possible options and settings you could use. For those of you who are not as tech savvy as some of us other droid geeks, I’ve put together some handy how-to guides so that everyone knows what their droid’s are really capable of. You’ll be a droid pro and using your Android to its full potential in no time! This guide is going to show how you can set a ringtone for individual contacts in your address … [Read more...]

Consumer Reports Ratings of the Best Android Phones

Buying an Android phone this year?  Well now is the time because there is a stellar collection of Android phones available on all four major carriers. Despite the news that Verizon has the iPhone 4 now, we think there's no better time than to stick it to Apple and buy an Android.  I've purchased a Samsung Captivate through Amazon Wireless and it remains one of my favorite Android phones. The newest edition of Consumer Reports details Android phone ratings (among others) and lays out the best … [Read more...]