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6 types of bluetooth devices you shouldn't live without

With so many options for Bluetooth connectivity to your mobile devices, it’s easy to stay connected no matter where you are or what you’re doing. You can work out with your favorite music or navigate to a new location without any wires to tie you down.

Android 6.0: What's New With Marshmallow?

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While Apple takes much of the press in terms of smartphones, Android users are more numerous than their iOS counterparts. With the imminent release of yet another iPhone and iOS 9, you might wonder how Google will counter. Meet Android 6.0: Marshmallow. The following is everything you should know about the new Android operating system and how it stacks up against the best Apple has to offer.

Best Android Devices for Mobile Gaming

Let’s assume that as a HelloAndroid.com visitor, you most likely like... android devices. Should the assumption deem correct, then you likely value superior graphics and UX when it comes to your tablet, phablet or smartphone, all of which most definitely are run with advanced mobile graphics and processing chips. And with such innovative technology in place, mobile gaming at its best can take place. So if you’re wondering what the top android devices for mobile gaming are out there, here’s a solid round up.

How Mobile Gaming Has Changed and What We Can Expect in the Future

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Some people say that mobile gaming is killing the video game industry, and some people say it is the future of it, but the truth probably lies somewhere in the middle between those two extremes. There will always be die-hard fans of both home and mobile gaming, and then there are a lot of people who will do a little of both.

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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