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 Unlock the Xperia Z3 Bootloader

Sony says that openness is important to them and this is why they have made it incredibly easy to unlock the bootloader of their Android smartphones. Today I will walk you through the short step by step process about how to unlock the bootloader of your brand new Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone.

How to Unlock the LG G3 in One Click

The team that brought us Stump(Team Codefire), the one click root tool for the LG G3 is at it again. Today I’m going to show you an incredibly easy walk through(one click method) that will install a custom recovery (TWRP) on every variant of the LG G3.

Spider-Man Unlimited Strategy Guide

I wanted to list out all of the tips and strategies for Spider-Man Unlimited that I was aware of so that you can play through the entire game without needing to spend any real money.

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).

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