How to modify or disable auto-correct on your Android keyboard

I hope you had the chance to optimize your web experience by changing your Chrome flags through last week’s Android customization post. This week, we want to head back to a fairly beginner’s task, changing the settings, or completely disabling, auto-correct functionality on your Android devices. Auto-correct, or auto-cucumber, or arto-monkey as it is sometimes referred to, is responsible … Read more

How to Disable Google Assistant on Android

Steps Tap and hold the home button. This is either a button or icon at the bottom-center part of the screen. This opens the Google Assistant. Tap the drawer icon. It’s the blue and white drawer with a handle at the top-right corner of the Assistant. Tap ⁝. It’s at the top-right corner of the screen. Tap Settings. Tap Phone. It’s toward … Read more

Mint Mobile: Setting Up Your Data for Android

Select Settings. (located within Apps or the pull-down notifications tray) Scroll down to the Network Connections menu section. Select the More Networks icon. Ensure that the Mobile Data is enabled. Select the Access Point Names or APN menu option. Select the “+” plus sign to add a new Access Point Name. Enter the following information into the fields: Cellular MMS Select Save and return to … Read more

CyanogenMod Is Dead, and Its Successor is Lineage OS

CyanogenMod was the biggest, most widely used custom Android ROM. Now, it has been discontinued, due in part to internal conflicts within Cyanogen Inc. Don’t worry, though: A new fork of CyanogenMod called Lineage OS is taking up the mantle, and it will keep most of what you loved about CyanogenMod. What Happened to CyanogenMod, and Where It’s Going … Read more

10+ Commands Included In Chrome OS’s Hidden Crosh Shell

Google’s Chrome OS includes a shell environment known as Chrome Shell, or “crosh” for short. Crosh includes several terminal commands that can be used on all Chromebooks, even if developer mode isn’t enabled. Crosh includes commands for connecting to SSH servers, monitoring resource usage, debugging network problems, tweaking hidden hardware settings, performing hardware tests, and … Read more

How do I keep my KeePassDroid database in sync with other devices?

Install Dropbox on your mobile phone as well as your other devices (PCs, laptops). The problem with this method is that Dropbox mobile doesn’t detect changes to the KeePassDroid database, hence the changes you make on your mobile device are not replicated to your other devices. To remedy this syncing issue, use Autosync Dropbox.

Android 2.2: How do I install Android Apps to SD Card

One of the issues of using Google’s Android platform was the inability to install Android apps and games to the SD Card versus internal memory storage.  With the official announcement of Android 2.2 this feature will come standard. By default, apps will continue to be installed on internal memory storage.  However a quick visit to … Read more