Samsung has been the most software involved Android OEM and prides themselves in providing apps that can simplify their users’ lives. Samsung has...

It’s amazing how many new features each generation of smartphones receives. From GPS, to front-facing cameras, and now innovative new connectivity methods such as NFC and WiFi direct, it never ceases to amaze me how engineers keep cramming in all of this great stuff! Now that it’s in our phones, it’s up to us to use it! You may have seen the Galaxy S...

Sometimes you find your self needing to open a link from your computer on your phone, but it’s so much work copying a URL word-for-word, letter-for-letter and symbol-for-symbol. Lucky for you and thanks to technology, you can quickly and easily transfer that link without leaving a paper trail. You just need your computer, you trusty Galaxy S II and a QR code reading...

Hey there guys and gals, often times we see ourselves using terms and methodologies that might not be all too familiar for the genera Android user, so today we will be going over one of our most frequentlyused and asked terms: Side Loading. What is Side Loading? Wikipedia defines sideloading as the practice of Transferring data between two local devices, in particular...

Although it might make more sense to transfer files using Kies–via WiFi or USB–what should you do if you are stranded in a location with no WiFi and you happened to forget your USB transfer cable as well? Fear not, their is another option! Connecting your phone via Bluetooth takes a little bit of work, so bear with me as I show you how to go about setting...

If you’ve wanted to use your Mango Phone as a quick drag-and-drop storage device, you may have noticed that it does not show up in the windows explorer. Here’s a simple guide on how to change that. 1. First you want to hit the start button + R and typing “regedit.exe” 2. Next, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USB , hit Ctrl...

If you guys haven’t yet used Samsung’s Kies software, it’s a good idea to get started as it can easily backup, import and export your contacts–no more making Facebook events named “I dropped my phone in the toilet, text me your numbers!” Just like in our how to transfer your iTunes music to your Galaxy S II using Kies guide, importing/exporting/backing...

So you’ve decided to make the switch from iPhone to Android and you would like to move your massive library over to your Galaxy S II? Fear not, the process is really quite simple! 1. The first step is to find out where your iTunes music library is located. To do this, fire up iTunes and hit Edit > Preferences or Ctrl + , : 2. Download Samsung Kies–it is...

Transferring files between your computer and Galaxy S II is very simple, but their are a couple steps you have to take in order to make sure things go smoothly. In this article I will be going over two different methods of transferring data between your phone and computer. Method 1: USB Debugging Mode 1. Enable USB debugging by navigating to Menu > Settings >...

Upon trying to transfer some of the new screenshots I had taken in our How to take screenshots on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 article, I wasn’t able to get my laptop to recognize the Tab 10.1. There was no prompt on the tablet side asking if I wanted to “activate USB storage” as well. After some tinkering, I found that deactivating USB debugging allowed my laptop...