I picked up one of the Amazon Fire phones and I have to say I really like it. The biggest frustration, however, is that it’s the same interface as the Kindle, which means that I have to dig to find my favorite apps. Is there a way to “pin” my fave apps to the front of the revolving app list?
I get a lot of status updates and notifications via text message from FedEx, UPS, Apple, AT&T, and more. Useful, but annoying that they’re always these 4 or 5 digit numbers. How can I give them all names?
I love that Starbucks picks a different iPhone or iPad app each week to feature at the stores. For free, why not grab the app and give it a whirl? Problem is, I hate entering the redeem codes. Is there an alternative that’s easier?
Ever wanted to buy a phone that wasn’t tied to a particular carrier so you could just drop in the SIM card of your choice and go? There’s a market for unlocked smartphones and one company that has a surprisingly robust lineup is San Diego-based Infosonics / verykool.
To learn more, I tried out the s505 “Spark”, a phone with almost exactly the same specs and dimensions as the Samsung Galaxy S5…
I’m creeped out, apparently the Facebook app on my iPad has access to my microphone and is always listening to what’s going on around me? How do I turn that off rather than just quit Facebook enentirely?
I do a lot of work with Google Docs and when I’m on my Desktop system, it’s easy to drag and drop files into messages, but when I’m on my iPhone 5 using Gmail, I can’t figure out how to add docs and files from Google Drive. Can it be done? If so, how do I access Google Docs?