Posts Tagged ‘at&t’

Android SDK tips and tricks.

September 11, 2010 Leave a comment

The Android SDK is meant to be a set of developer tools to create Andorid apps, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be useful to Android users. In fact, there are plenty of interesting and useful ways you can use the SDK. It allows you to make changes to the phone’s settings, do things not usually allowed on stock devices, and it can even get around some nasty carrier restrictions. All of this without ever having to root your phone. All you need is the Android SDK, an Android phone, and basic knowledge of you computers command prompt or terminal. Read more…


Android buyer’s guide: July 2010.

July 19, 2010 Leave a comment

Which Android phone should I buy?”

This is a question I hear all the time, both online and in real life. If you’re looking to get your first Android phone, or want to upgrade from your old-school G1, choosing the right phone has become quite a challenge. While having Android phones on all 4 major US carriers helps, there is still a wide range of phones to choose from, and it can get a little confusing. Some phones are blazing fast with huge, colorful screens, while others are underpowered and underwhelming to say the least. Which is why I decided to create this quick guide for the average person who may be new to the Android platform, or just doesn’t keep with with the incredibly rapid pace of innovation in the Android space. I’ll also list some phones you may want to avoid. (Unfortunately I can only do this for US carriers right now. Later on I may expand it to other countries.)

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