Category Archives: Mobile Electronics

Android Application / App For Adding Toolbar To Notifications – Great For Phones With Broken Screen Glass Causing Return / Home / Recent Applications Buttons To Stop Working

The application name is POWER TOGGLES and it is a free – yes, FREE – application provided by Painless Death: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.painless.pc&hl=en While this application has many cool features, where it REALLY shines in my opinion is its ability to add … Continue reading

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Steps For Using SQLite Editor On Android 4.1 or 4.2.2 To Enable Tethering On Motorola Devices (Thanks/Credit To DroidForums.Net)

Step 1) Successfully root your Motorola Droid (using PwnMyMoto or the like) – be sure you are in the proper boot mode that allows write to the system directory (i.e.. reboot to recovery if you used PwnMyMoto) Step 2) Install … Continue reading

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How To: Screen Capture / Snapshot On Andriod 4.0 ICS / 4.1 JB – Now Built Into The OS!

If you’re using Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later, taking a snapshot of your screen is now integrated into the operating system. No longer will you need to run an app which may spam you! To activate the screenshot … Continue reading

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My Top Seven (7) Free Android Applications

Many people have posted top [whatever] lists of their favorite applications, and I just thought I’d throw my top seven out there as well, for what it’s worth. Note that my phone is a Verizon Sony xPeria Play R800X running … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless 4G Speed Test [Charlotte, NC] – 22mbit Down/10mbit Up!

What was a rocky start [only getting 3G for nearly two weeks], has suddenly come alive and STAYED alive! I am now consistently getting great 4G signal and speeds in both Charlotte, NC [28212] and Huntersville, NC [28078]. I will … Continue reading

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Sony PSP Version 100x ‘Fat’ or ‘PHAT’ Custom Firmware Modded 3.40 OE-A To 5.00 M33-6

I had modded my PSP in the past to allow for backing up my games as well as enabling a plethora of new configuration niceties. Recently, I became aware that I had drifted FAR behind Sony’s OEM firmware revisions as … Continue reading

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Samsung Omnia II 2 (SCH-i920) Phone And Route 66 GPS Navigation Setup

I recently put Route66 (Route 66) GPS Navigation software on my Samsung Omnia II (SCH-i920) to try it out. I had to configure the GPS setup on the phone to enable applications to access position information and set the virtual … Continue reading

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Final Day Of October (Happy Halloween!) – Must Post Something For The Month

As I have had to do this a few times, I will share this with the masses who might also need to know. For the Motorola Moto Q9m – you may occasionally run into a situation where it is difficult, … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder What The Difference Is Between 3G And 4G Cellular Broadband Data Rates/Plans?

Well, wonder no more.  This is a pretty good approximation of the difference: Comparison 4G 3G Average download speeds 3-6 Mbps 600Kbps – 1.4 Mbps Peak download speeds up to 10 Mbps up to 3.1 Mbps Average upload speeds .5-1.5 … Continue reading

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UPDATE: PSP Owners Take Note – New Adapter Allows Economical MicroSD Memory Card To Be Used In Place Of Expensive Memory Stick Pro Duo Card!

This is the awaited review of the following product observation post: PSP Owners Take Note – New Adapter Allows Economical MicroSD Memory Card To Be Used In Place Of Expensive Memory Stick Pro Duo Card! I have now received the … Continue reading

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