To increase mobility, I try to use an external keyboard with a tablet. It’s easy to connect but difficult to make it work correctly. There are always lost Bluetooth connections and repeating keys.
At first, I thought it was a software issue. Eventually, it is an incompatibility issue between the Bluetooth keyboard and tablet.
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Unlike my other Android device, ZTE Blade Vec 4G doesn’t comes with any widget for HotSpot. It has to be enabled by accessing setup menu which is too complex for my Aunty. I found some useful apps on Google Play using keywords”hotspot toggle”. Here are the best two I like:
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Gmail, Maps, Street View, YouTube are pre-installed on most Android devices. But there are apps comes with your mobile, some you need to install separately. Here is a list of my favorite apps. I also make a remove/disable list and share my preferred configuration.
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The USB Tethering between my Asus Wireless Router RT-AC51U and Sony Xperia C3 which is runningAndroid 5.1.1 drops about every 30 minutes. And I also found the “Data Usage” in Settings always crashes every time I launch it after experiencing the unusual drop. Therefore, I assume they are related.
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My Nexus 7 is getting slower after running for 10 months. At first, I thought it is related to too many running apps. But there are plenty of available RAM in [Settings]→[Apps]→[Running], I don’t think it’s time to get a new tablet with more RAM. Limited storage? I still have more than 3GB free in [Settings]→[Apps]→[Download].
If it’s not related to RAM and internal storage, what’s up?
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My new Android Phone is 3.5″ which is small enough to fit into my hand. But the fonts are too small to read, even I have choose the Extra large font size in Settings→Display or Large text in Settings→Accessibility. If you have the same problem, you shall try Big Font!
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I cannot get good screen capture without volume control images on my Android Phone. Therefore, I decide to use DDMS (Dalvik Debug Monitor) to help.
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