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Haroon Q. Raja
Haroon Q. Raja

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Keep your Device Screen Awake for Select Apps with KeepScreen

Practically every mobile device has an automatic screen timeout feature built-in and enabled by default to save battery life. Android allows you to disable screen timeout when the device is charging, but you might also want to keep it from timing out when you have certain apps running---even when untethered from the charger. While several...

All-in-One Unbrick Package for the Samsung Galaxy Ace

So you were trying to flash a ROM or kernel to your Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i through ODIN. What was that? Did you say that you (or your cat) accidentally unplugging the device in the middle of the process? While this won't always result in a bricked device, you can likely get stuck in a...

Use Android MTP on Linux

Starting with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the OS switched to MTP from USB Mass Storage mode for access to the device's storage via USB. MTP stands for Media Transfer Protocol, and it carries several benefits over USB Mass Storage. Unlike the latter, MTP allows you to simultaneously access the storage on both the device as well...

Force Droid RAZR HD to Use HSPA+ on Non-Verizon Networks & Disable Fast Dormancy

Do you have an unlocked Motorola Droid RAZR HD on Verizon, and do you want to use on some other carrier? You would most likely be using it on one that offers HSPA+ instead of LTE, and doesn't support fast dormancy. In such a situation, having LTE and fast dormancy enabled on the device would not...

Cannibal Open Touch is a Feature-Rich Custom Recovery for Multiple Devices

When there's mention of custom recoveries for Android, ClockworkMod is one of the first names that comes to mind. In the past, we had AmonRa recovery, which still retains several faithful followers. Lately, TWRP has emerged as another excellent custom recovery that many have started to favor over CWM due to a larger feature set and...

Changing the Android Status Bar Clock Color for Beginners

Android is all about customizing your device to your heart's content. There are several launchers, widgets, and other apps that allow you to get the look of your device to your taste without even rooting it. However, they barely ever give you any control over the status bar itself, as it is part of the...

NFL AFC Inspired Analog Clocks Widget for Football Fans

The NFL regular season is in full swing, and the league competition is heating up in December as the Playoffs approach in January before leading to Super Bowl XLVII in early Feb. If you love football and are rooting for one of the AFC teams, what better way to show your support than to get...

Linux Kernel 3.7 Stable Released with ARM Support

If you are a kernel developer for Android devices, you have likely experienced moments of frustration time and time again when trying to build or port a kernel to a new device. Luckily, many of your worries may be eased. In an official statement, Linus Torvalds has made what could be considered as one of...

Carrier Unlock the Sprint Galaxy S III

The whole subject of whether you should unlock your device from carrier restrictions while under contract is debatable. However, it does have legitimate use case scenarios such as switching to another carrier while travelling in areas where your carrier doesn't provide adequate coverage. After all, who doesn't want to avoid hefty roaming charges when travelling...

Download Scheduler is a Feature Rich Download Manager for Android

With the evolution of smartphones and tablets, more of us find ourselves using these devices as our primary computers for tasks we previously used to do on conventional PCs. This includes downloading many files from the Internet directly to our devices. While all Android phones ship with a built-in download manager, it's quite barebones, like...

Install Asus Supernote on Any ICS or Later Device

Unlike most other Android device manufacturers, Asus isn't exactly known for heavily customized interfaces. The company keeps the experience as close to stock Android s possible. That said, the maker has always included several useful apps in its devices that have become the envy of other device users due to their utility and looks. One...

Official Android 4.1.2 for the International Galaxy S III Brings Multi-Window and More

We brought you news of the international Samsung Galaxy S3 getting a leaked update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and it wasn't long before Samsung began the official Android 4.1.1 roll out to what is undoubtedly among the most successful smartphones of the year. Today, Samsung has released the latest official 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the device....