Android Apps can inform you of important events e.g. a new email,an App upgrade etc by using audio and visual notifications.
Some Apps (e.g.email) can generate lots of notifications, whereas others don’t generate hardly any.
However, all Apps seem to install with notifications enabled.
Although notifications can be very useful, they can also very annoying so in this tutorial we look at how to control them. Continue reading
Android share is a very powerful and easy to use feature that lets you easily exchange text and images between applications.
The easiest way of understanding the android share feature is to go through some typical usage examples. Continue reading
Open the Gmail App which should open displaying your Primary category.
To create and send an email click on the compose icon at the bottom of the screen.
A new message window opens with the cursor positioned on the to line.
Notice the icons at the Top of the message, the screenshot below shows what they mean. Continue reading
You can transfer files from android to and from your Windows PC using Wi-Fi.
Using Wi-FI to transfer files is much quicker than Bluetooth and often more convenient than using a USB cable.
It also works not only for transferring files to your PC, but can also be used to transfer files between a tablet and a smart phone (IOS or sharing files between Android Devices.
However before you can do this you will first need to install a File Transfer APP.
The one I will be using here is the Fast file transfer App. Continue reading
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.