Android tablets and mobile phones have the ability to report your location to online services, usually with pinpoint accuracy, if the device has GPS capability.
Knowing your location,and tracking your location history is very important for many android applications.
For example a weather Widget on your home screen would be more useful if it displayed the weather in your current location rather than in a pre-set home location.
If you travel with your tablet and don’t have a 3G/4G capable device or a 3G/4G dongle then you are reliant on public WI-Fi connections known as public hotspots to connect to the Internet.
Many Phone users will often prefer to use public Wi-Fi hotspots to save on their Internet data allowance. Continue reading
Since the release of Android 4.2 Android tablets have included support for multiple users.
In 4.3 they also included another user option called restricted profiles.
And In Android v 5.0 they have also added a guest user option.
Before we look at how to setup multiple users we will look at why we might need them, and what the options do. Continue reading
Most people are familiar with the file layout on Windows and are happy navigating the Windows file System.
Windows uses a drive letter for each physical drive or partition.e.g. C: drive
Note: A Physical drive will have at least 1 partition but can have more than one. This is true for both Windows and Android. Continue reading
For security purposes it is normal to configure your tablet/phone to lock the screen after a period of inactivity -See android lock screens.
If you have enabled this option then when the screen locks a lock screen appears which by default shows the clock. Continue reading