Category Archives: Phone tips

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 Cables 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 | eBay 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-developers** 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 Forums everybody. Just wanted to let those of

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

Travel router tips: use Android for Internet, Ethernet crossover cable for file transfers

I have a makeshift travel office setup: Lenovo X220, Dell M6500, Dell 27″ LCD, keyboard, mouse and a couple Optimus V Android phones… Wifi Hotspot: useful for more than just internet connection sharing! I’m working for a few weeks away from home with only the equipment above. One of the handiest features has been the Android phones. They have the Wifi hotspot feature enabled. This allows both laptops to connect to the Android phone and share its internet connection. But

What resolution is qHD? ANSWERED

Q. Hello. I am planning on getting a new Android smartphone. The web page talking about the phone says its screen is qHD resolution, what is that? -Cindy A. qHD resolution is 960×540. Resolution in this case refers to how many horizontal and vertical pixels the screen has. qHD is interesting because it qualifies as “quarter high definition”. It has half the horizontal and vertical resolution of full “HD” 1080p (1920×1080) Therefore it also has 1/4 the total pixels: qHD

How much bandwidth does NetFlix streaming use? [DEFINITIVE ANSWER]

Quality settings screenshot w/GB per hour from

Q. Hello, I am in US and have netflix and want to stream movies but i also have a sucky monthly bandwidth cap of 12.5GB. I want to make sure I don’t go over my monthly limit. Can you tell me how much bandwidth netflix streaming takes like per hourly?! Thx in advance!!! -PaulT from MN A. Great question Paul! Bandwidth caps are quite a bummer and you are wise to be aware of your usage. I can tell you

Can I buy an Android App and use it on multiple devices? [SOLVED]

Optmius LG V showing the Android Market ToS

Question. Hello, I am used to the Apple App Store where one apple account can buy an app and then it can be used on any iOS iDevice that is tied to that apple account. How does this work on Android? Answer. Good question! It should work very similarly. Instead of an apple account, your apps will be tied to your Google Account. You should be able to install and re-install on any device that you own. This is particularly

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