Android 101

The goal of Android Explained has always been to teach everyone how their hardware and software works. So even if you have never touched an Android device before this section will help you learn the basics from the community lingo to the core features of the OS.

Device Tutorials

There is barebones vanilla AOSP Android and then there are the versions that OEMs put on their phones. This means two phones running the same version of Android can look completely different. So this section will be for showing you how to use your new device.

Android Tips

Whether you know the basics or are completely familiar with your smartphone you can still benefit from a number of Android tips. Here you will find mods, unique applications, hidden app features and just a whole lot of different things that we are able to do with our Android devices.

NHL 2K is on Sale for $2.99

NHL 2K is currently on sale in the Google Play Store for $2.99. This is 63% off of its original price of $7.99 but it will not be this price for very long so you might want to grab it soon.

HTC Says Let Them Stare

HTC released a brand new commercial for the HTC One M9 on their YouTube page. The commercial gives the new smartphone about 6 seconds of screen time even though it’s the product they are trying to sell.

Material Power Menu

There’s a ton of people who wish Google would add more options into the stock Android power menu. Unless you run a custom ROM, there isn’t much else you can do but if you root and install Xposed, then this Material Power Menu application just might be what you are looking for.

Nexus 6: How to Root

Root access allows us to do a lot of things with our devices that aren’t normally possible. So today I will be guiding you through the entire Nexus 6 root tutorial.

Quick Charge 2.0 Explained

Yesterday I showed you a video that Qualcomm had put up on their YouTube page and as I was watching the video, I thought it would be a good idea to explain the technology behind Quick Charge 2.0.

Nexus 6: How to Factory Reset

Sometimes things can go wrong when we mod our Nexus 6 and thankfully there is a fail safe. If you ever get stuck you can simply do a Nexus 6 Factory Reset and everything should work again.

Qualcomm Demos Quick Charge 2.0

In Qualcomm’s latest YouTube video, they give us an insightful look into how Quick Charge 2.0 works compared to the traditional chargers that we are used to using.

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