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How to Pick the Best Android Device for Your Needs

So you think you’re ready to buy an Android device? There are a lot of options, and finding the right one is tricky if you don’t know what to look for. Consider these four points when picking an Android device, and you'll have no problem finding one that best suits your needs.

Know Your Data Plan and Budget

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How to Ensure Your Next Android Upgrade Is Right For You

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There are so many wonderful reasons to love your current Android phone. With all of the new Android phones coming out, there are more reasons to love these little technological wonders. Here are some tips to help you identify which one is the right one for your next upgrade. Using this information can save you time and help you feel confident in your decision.

Mobile Gaming: Dual- Vs. Quad-Core Processors

When it comes to mobile processors, you have options – many options, in fact. If you're unfamiliar with your choices, or simply don't know what you need, it can be a bit overwhelming.

Further complicating the decision-making process is the fact that you can opt for both dual core and quad core processors. The assumption is that the quad core processor will always be the better bet, but that isn't necessarily the case. And this is because a dual core processor can be had with a faster “clocking” speed than a quad-core counterpart; additionally, many programs and applications aren't designed to make use of multiple cores, so that extra processing power isn't being put to use.

Developing mobile content strategy

Mobile is a powerful force when it comes to the marketing world. 63% of adult mobile phone owners use their phones to access the Internet and 34% of mobile phone Internet users only go online with their phone instead of any other device, according to the January 2014 Mobile Technology Fact Sheet. Additionally, mobile Internet traffic currently makes up nearly 40% of website traffic. The mobile Internet and the demands put upon it will only grow as more users adopt mobile devices and technologies, so marketers and content creators would be wise to develop robust mobile content strategies today.

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Mobile is the platform of the future. Here are a few ways that you can create a more forward-thinking mobile strategy.

Android 5.0 volume problem - The solution

lollipop volume button widgetWith the recent release of Android 5.0, managing the volume is no easy task. Google completely redesigned volume management system around notifications and priorities. These changes also affected the way you can control the media volume inside applications.

In previous Android relaeses, it was easy to adjust any volume stream whether you were inside an app, on the homescreen or streaming a video. You had access to all the settings with just the click of a button.

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Happy Holidays

Thank you for following us through 2014, too. Attrecto Smartphone Solutions, the team behind helloandroid.com wishes you seasons greetings, and a very prosperous new year.

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Why Do 100,000,000 People Love Android?

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What operating system powers a hundred million mobile devices across our planet?

It’s the Android.

Android not only has the biggest installed base in the world, but it is continuing to grow faster than any other OS in the world.

Getting to Know Your Nook Tablet: An Extensive Look at the Features

Buying a brand new tablet is exciting. Complete access to your favorite shows, movies, books, magazines, and games is at your fingertips. Whether you are making the switch from another device or you’re using a tablet for the first time, you will find the new Nook to be filled with unending entertainment and easy-to-use features to make your tablet experience outstanding.

The Future of Android Phones — What to Expect

"The next big thing is here." That's becoming a quick reality for the Android 5.0 operating system, also known as "Lollipop." Are you ready for a systems upgrade? Then take a look at the "next big thing" and what you'll be able to do on your Android 5.0 smartphone.

All-New Interface Look

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How 'Lollipop' was decided for Android 5.0

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Well, Android 5.0 is here, and it has been named Lollipop! Throwing almost everyone off! Not a surprise, as Google did the same thing last year with KitKat. To help explain it all, Google has released a video showing the intense screening process they went through to find the right dessert, and Lollipop was just too sweet!