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.

How to Root the LG G3

There’s been some nice development starting to happen for all variants of the LG G3. Today we’re going to follow a step by step process to obtain root access on multiple variants including the Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and the Sprint LG G3.

2012 Nexus 7 Groupon

2012 Nexus 7 on Groupon for $119.99

For a limited time, Groupon is selling Manufacturer Refurbished 16GB 2012 Nexus 7 for $119 and Manufacturer Refurbished 32GB model for $124.99. They only have a limited quantity and there has been over 550 of them already sold during this sale already.

How to Remove Carrier IQ from the LG G3

One of the first things us Android enthusiasts do when we gain root access to our new smartphone is remove traces of Carrier IQ. Today we’re going to go through the step by step process on how to stop this 3rd party company from logging and selling the diagnostic information of your LG G3(D850).

Scroll to Top