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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!

Sundar Pichai and Google tease Android 5.0 and L

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With Android L due today, Sundar Pichai teases out a what he’s calling #NationalDessertDay in an attempt to find what sweet Android 5.0 will be named after.

Cities With the Best WiFi [with Infographic]

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“Wi-Fi everywhere” may have seemed like an unlikely possibility several years ago, as outdoor and city-wide Wi-Fi networks were plagued by construction delays, shaky service and equipment that quickly became obsolete. But with the continued introduction of free Wi-Fi networks in businesses, such as coffee shops and restaurants, and large-scale public Wi-Fi access areas, it feels as if free Wi-Fi is … well, everywhere.

Comparing the iPhone 6 with Galaxy S5

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After the launch of the iPhone 6, as consumers are now faced with returning to the classic choice, choose a smartphone with iOS or Android platform.

On the Android platform itself, one of the smartphones that compete with the iPhone 6 in the market is the Samsung Galaxy S5. Both have advantages and disadvantages respectively.

Many considerations must be made before dropping the option, such as design, battery life, usability, to how the quality of the camera. KompasTekno summarize it for your consideration.

HTC Nexus 9 rumors claim an October 16th release date

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For those wanting a large screen tablet and a stock Android experience, the selection has been limited. The most common choice is Google’s Nexus 10, but unfortunately that tablet has not seen an update since its original release. Google spent more time refining their smaller Nexus 7 and left the Nexus 10 in the dust. Many have been waiting for a new Nexus 10 but have seen nothing. Recently, rumors have been spreading that Google is collaborating with HTC on a 9-inch tablet which is of course being called the Nexus 9. Fortunately, it looks like this device might be announced fairly soon.