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How to Monitor the CPU Temperature on Android

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Overheating is a common problem with most Android devices as the current generation of mobile processors dissipate a lot of heat. Generally your phone would not heat up when running idle, however if it does overheat in idle condition, then it is definitely the result of an android app running in the background. While we can feel our phones getting overheated, we can’t be certain what their...

How to Fix Google Play Store Error 498

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Error 498 is one of the most common errors encountered while downloading apps or games from the Google Play Store. The error is usually triggered when your phone doesn’t have sufficient storage space to install new apps or games. In most cases, its your Android device’s cache ( temporary ) memory that causes this error.  However the error can also be rated to your phone’s internal and...

How to Fix Google Play Error 491 on Android

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Error 491 is one of the most common errors related to the Google Play Store on Android. The error is usually triggered when the user is downloading an app or game from the Google Play Store. Its irritating to get such an error especially when you want to download new apps and games on your phone. Fortunately the error is not much complicated and can be fixed easily without much effort. There are...

CPU Temperature lets you Check your Phone’s CPU and Battery Temperature

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Most of you who love to play games on your android phones would have experienced how hot your phones can get when playing graphic intensive games or while surfing the web on a high speed data connection. This is a common thing that happens with most android phones as the current gen smartphone hardware dissipate a lot of heat. At times the heat buildup can get too hot for your hands that you...

Wondershare Mobiletrans lets you transfer contact between iOS, Android and Symbian Phones

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Android and iOS are a class apart but yet they cater to the same audience. Someone who can afford an ios device can also afford an android. However when you want to switch between these two mobile operating systems, you are going to face a lot of problems. iOS is a very strict operating system which doesn’t provide much control to the user. On the contrary Android is much easier to use and...

How to Fix “Insufficient Storage Available“ Error on Android

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Sooner or later every Android user will come across the “insufficient storage available” error. As the name suggests, the error is triggered when your phone’s primary storage doesn’t have enough space left for installing new apps or performing day to day operations. In this situation, many people get confused between the terms primary and secondary storage. The “insufficient storage...

How to View Hidden Files on Android

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Android doesn’t have any features to hide files and folders at system level. So the necessity of an feature to view hidden files on android isn’t required either. However, the fact that android doesn’t allow users to hide files and folders doesn’t mean that it’s not capable of doing so. Android is capable of hiding files and folders, but for some reasons it’s...

How to Take Full Web Page Screenshots on Android or other Mobile phones

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Android devices have given us with the ability to make the most out of our time when we are away from our personal computers. Thanks to the portability of android powered devices, we are no longer required to carry away our laptops everywhere we go. As a Chrome user, I extensively make use of the screenshot extension for capturing and saving full web page screenshots of tutorials and guides for...

Use Subloader to Download Subtitles for Movies on Android

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Our android devices have become capable of doing almost all the things that our personal computers are capable of. Among all the things that we love to do on our phones, most of us definitely love to watch movies on the go. Android devices now come with big yet portable displays that make watching movies less stressful than it used to be three to four years back. We can easily download and watch...

How to Restrict Background Data usage on Android

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The Android operating system and the apps made for it are highly dependent on internet data and this can be easily proven by the amount of data consumed by your phone in its day to day usage. Its alright for the Android OS or an app to use data when you are using it, but when it happens in the background, it’s generally wastage of data. If your phone is connected to an WiFi connection, then...

Locate your Missing Android Device with Google Search

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Back in August 2013, Google launched the Android Device Manager, which became one of the most important tools for the Android operating system. With the help of Android device manager, android users can now remotely locate, ring or even securely erase the data on their android devices. Google has primarily been a search company and thus it has been putting its effort into to integrating all its...

ARC Welder Runs Android Apps and Games on Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS

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Google has been working hard to integrate its Chrome and Android ecosystems and as a result of the continuous efforts, Google has developed the Arc welder extension for Chrome for desktops. With the help of the Arc welder extension, Chrome users can now install and run android apps on Windows, Linux, Mac and Chrome OS via the browser itself. The project was initially launched back in September...