Category Archives: Phone tips

Verizon Double Data plan ANSWERS

I had some questions about the Verizon ‘Double Data’ promotion they are currently running. Here is the chat transcript of the questions I asked the Verizon representative. I hope these answers are helpful to you if you have similar questions about their data plan promotion 🙂 Please hold for a Verizon Wireless sales representative to assist you with your order. Thank you for your patience. You are now chatting with ‘Stephanie R. ‘ Stephanie R. : Hello. Thank you for visiting our

Disable Sprint proxies for faster DL/UL speeds

I recently disabled the proxies that were set at the defaults on my Motorola Photon phone. After that, my 3G download speeds were noticeably faster 🙂 4G is spotty in my area but I will do more testing on that next time I have good coverage again. Here are the screenshots of the process: (click the thumbnails for larger non-cropped images) I also plan on posting speedtest results and detailed instructions eventually, but if the screenshots aren’t enough for you

Download ShootMe 0.8.1.apk [latest for Android]

Here is a mirror of the highly useful ShootMe screen capture app for rooted Android users: NOTE: this app did not work on my rooted Motorola Photon Android phone, but it does work extremely well for many other rooted phones! PS if you download the APK and use the ShootMe app, please rate it in the comments on a scale of 1 to 5. Thanks! Current rating: [starreview tpl=16] Frequently searched for:  shootme apk enterupload, shootme apk 4fastfile, shootme apk easy share [end]

Motorola Bionic / Photon webtop/lapdock cables and hacks

Some misc links, threads and products related to interfacing Moto’s lapdocks with various Moto phones: Lapdock Extension Cableshttp://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-razr-maxx/202185-lapdock-extension-cables.htmlLapdock Extension Cables OK, so I was p*ssed that my Razr Maxx could not dock properly in my Lapdock 100 (like my Bionic) for ease of moving it around as a true netbook on your… Motorola ATRIX 4G Upgrade Kit-1 Micro HDMI To Micro HDMI+Micro USB To Micro USB | eBayhttp://www.ebay.com/itm/Motorola-ATRIX-4G-Upgrade-Kit-1-Micro-HDMI-Micro-HDMI-Micro-USB-Micro-USB-/140729362204?pt=PDA_Accessories&hash=item20c41fa71c#ht_2322wt_1021Cell Phones & PDAs > Cell Phone & PDA Accessories > Cables &

Mod an Atrix lapdock to work with Motorola Photon, Electrify etc.

My Motorola Photon for Sprint arrives today and I am preparing for some lapdock modding! Here are a few good resources related to the Atrix lapdock + Photon as well as some resources comparing the lapdocks in general (LapDock 100, LapDock 500, Atrix Lapdock, etc.) Photon working with LapDock! – xda-developershttp://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1223032** UPDATED WITH PICS ** I just got a LapDock from an AT&T store thinking I can mess with it to make it work with my Photon. After disassembling the

4G internet access in Springfield MO

Recently I had a very pleasant surprise: Springfield MO has 4G cellular internet coverage! Specifically, Clear has some WiMax towers up covering quite a bit of Springfield as well as Ozark, Republic and possibly Nixa. If you have a compatible Sprint 4G phone then you may already be good to go. I will post speedtest results when I get the chance 🙂 More info: Unofficial Sprint 4G near Springfield, Missouri (Currently receiveing in Ozark) – Android Forumshttp://androidforums.com/4g-discussion/286281-unofficial-sprint-4g-near-springfield-missouri-currently-receiveing-ozark.htmlHello everybody. Just wanted to let those

How to delete Android apps from Google Play [can’t do it yet]

I recently contacted Google with the following question: Hello, Is there any way to hide apps so they don’t show up in the “My Android Apps” listing on the Google Play website? Reason for asking: I really enjoye the Google Play website. However, I have purchased a lot of apps, and the “My Android Apps” listings are getting very cluttered. Since there are some apps which I never use anymore, I would like to hide those and clean things up

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