Tomek Kondrat · Feb 15, 2014 at 07:00 am

Easily Access Your Phone’s Internal Storage over WiFi

Accessing your installed SD card from a computer using a micro USB cable isn’t the most convenient solution, as you need a cable and a free USB port, and your smartphone is most likely hidden someplace inconvenient. All these obstacles may significantly increase the time it takes to send over a file or album to your SD card.

If your device is constantly connected to a WiFI network, you can use it as a link between your PC or even other device (not necessary with Android installed) to access it. All you need is an application created by XDA Forum Member DmitriL who created a tool to easily access your device through your favorite web browser. The concept is pretty similar to famous AirDroid.

To use the app, you need to install a client on the Android device and type the IP and port to connect with it. The application automatically generates a PIN code to make the connection safer and protect it from intruders who want to check your files without your permission. With Droid Over WiFi, you can easily upload, download, and modify files and directories. If you have multimedia files on your phone, they can be easily streamed using the browser.

Droid Over WiFi is the perfect solution for people who tend to leave the device in the other room. WiFi makes things much simpler. You can find more information in the application thread.


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GermainZ · Mar 4, 2015 at 07:09 pm · no comments

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Emil Kako · Mar 4, 2015 at 11:49 am · 1 comment

HTC One M8 Owners: Upgrade to the M9, or Skip?

While HTC's latest flagship brings many new features, the aesthetic design of the device remains largely untouched in comparison to its predecessor. Many Android enthusiasts throughout the community were expecting a large redesign of one of the most beautiful handsets ever released, but what we got is something more along the lines of an 'HTC One M8S". So this begs the question, is the M9 worth the upgrade if you already own the M8? Current HTC One M8 users chime in and let us know your thoughts.

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