Tag Archives: phones

One of the first iPhone 5 cases

Currently available for about $12 (including shipping) at Amazon

Well that didn’t take long! Here is one of the first iPhone 5 cases I have seen: (click the image below for the page that has larger photos and more info) Overall quality seems pretty good though some ports may need slight adjustment. I generally like a dremel tool with an abrasive tipped bit for slightly enlarging an opening in a case, though some people are using a X-Acto knife to do the same. Now if only I could find

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

google-play-my-android-apps-installed

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

How to hide old Android devices in Google Play / Android Market? [ANSWERED]

Choose "Hidden in menus" then click "Update"

Q. Aloha, I have a number of Android devices now and some I have sold too. Whenever I download apps or do stuff in Google Play-used to be Android Market-I find that my old unused Android phones/tablets are still showing up It is getting cluttered and it bothers me. Do you know I can remove or get rid of those old devices in the Google Play site? Mahalo in advance. -Charlie S. A. Hi Charlie, great question! I think I

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

Friends as Phones

A long time ago I wrote a blog entry entitled “Friends as Food” in which I anthropomorphised various foods to match my friends, or was it vice versa? Regardless, after watching the Cell Phone Reuninon video it made me think about friends and phones. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OD8OcPGScRU[/youtube] (Thankfully my friends that have iPhones are nothing like the iPhone character in the video!) Sometime I would like to do a real Friends as Phones entry where I figure out what phones best match