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The old adage put to bed as mobile continues to evolve
Wi-Fi isn’t just internet anymore

The old adage put to bed as mobile continues to evolve

Ara Wagoner 191

It seems fairly straightforward. You're not using your Wifi, you should just turn it off to save battery. However, this question isn't as straightforward as it might've been in years past, and while part of that has to do with software advancements, it still has a lot do with the the hardware of your phone and more importantly the trade-off between which radios you keep running. Most...

Delving into the general accessibility settings in Android
For those who need it and those who might someday

Delving into the general accessibility settings in Android

Ara Wagoner 3

Android knows that we all have different needs Android is for everybody, and that includes people who need help seeing/hearing or otherwise operating their device. To this end, there are system-wide accessibility settings baked right into Android, and you can control them through the Accessibility section to the Settings app. It's right at the bottom near "About phone" and developer...

Logging out of an account in Google+’s Android app
Because sometimes you just need to get away

Logging out of an account in Google+’s Android app

Ara Wagoner 5

Part of the "One account, all of Google" thing we wrote about recently is that it brings all of your services and data together on your android device once you log in. But sometimes, you don't need all of your accounts on all of your apps. Such as Google+. I have a professional account (well, professional-looking account, anyway), and all I do with it is apply for jobs. I don't need it...