All posts filed under: Mobile Phones

Install Quick Profiles (by SoftXPerience)

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Google Android

How does the Quick Profiles help me? Profiles are nothing more than a collection of settings, such screen brightness, WiFi on, GPS off, ringer off, and so on. Quick Profiles allows you to create profiles and easily switch between them. When you walk into a meeting you can quickly set the phone to silent mode with GPS off (to save battery) by selecting a Meeting profile using Quick Profiles. Setup Steps Touch Market. Press Search. […]

Install Barcode Scanner

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Google Android

How does the Barcode Scanner help me? Links to Android apps are often displayed as QR codes, which are really just bar codes. Often, the quickest way to download an Android app is to scan it’s QR code. These QR codes are often displayed on a web page that can be scanned using your Android phone. Other than scanning QR codes, Barcode Scanner can be used to scan bar codes at a store to quickly […]

Install the WordPress blogging app

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Google Android

Setup Steps Touch Market. Press Search. Enter wordpress in the search box, then touch the search icon. Touch WordPress. Touch Install. Touch OK. Wait while WordPress is downloaded. Touch WordPress to open the app. Touch Accept. Assuming that you already have a WordPress blog, touch Add blog hosted at WordPress.com. Enter your WordPress username and password. Touch Save. Touch your blog. Congrats, you can now view and edit your WordPress blog using Android. Notes: Please […]

Swype Keyboard

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Google Android

How does the Swype keyboard help me? Swype is a new keyboard technology that allows you to save time when typing emails, entering contact information or while  you’re performing any other task on your Android phone that requires you to type text. In brief, Swype Inc. has created a new keyboard technology that allows you to drag your finger across the keyboard instead of pressing one key at a time. You should spend 5 minutes […]

An Opportunity in Mobile Computing

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Google Android / iPhone (iOS) / Mobile Phones

An obvious and large opportunity exists in the mobile phone market. At present, developing mobile phone apps requires a development team to obtain specialized skills in either Java/Linux for Google’s Android or Objective C for Apple’s iOS. A code generator that can output to both Java and Objective C, combined with an abstraction layer, would appear to be an obvious winner. Clearly, this is a difficult problem to solve, but one that would none the […]