How to Take Screenshots on Android Phone

by on February 6, 2009
in Android, Gadgets, Tips and Tricks

g1-googleiPhone and iPod Touch have a built-in feature to capture screenshots (How to?) of our screens in whatever app we are. But Android-powered G1 doesn’t.

There is another method to take screenshots on Android, but that requires PC connectivity and is quite complicated as compared to the one I’m going to share below.

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Android Theme: Windows 7

by on February 4, 2009
in Android, Gadgets, Tips and Tricks

g1-googleIf you are a Windows 7 fan and also own a HTC G1 (the only Android-powered handset), you can now get a free Windows7 theme for G1.

This theme uses the default Windows 7 theme’s background wallpaper, and a few icons from the OS i.e Windows Media Player 12, Firefox icon, Pictures folder.

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HTC G1 Hands-On Review at Android Developers Workshop

by on January 19, 2009
in Android, Gadgets, Google

g1-googleYesterday evening, a Google Android workshop took place in Lahore, Pakistan where I got a chance to play with the HTC G1.

Even though, I’m not an Android developer or Java programmer,  I was lucky enough to get invited by Badar Khushnood, Google Pakistan Country Consultant, to attend the two hour session delivered by Omar Shakil, a Software Engineer at Google.

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Create Ringtones for Android with Ringdroid

Well, if you are a mobile music junkie like me and you look forward to owning a great looking Android-powered beasty smartphone soon, I bring you just the right software that you must get your hands on. It’s called as Ringdroid – a mixture of ringtones and Android.

Let’s learn a little more about Ringdroid. It is a ringtone converter that runs on your phone and provides you all the capabilities of recording, editing and creating ringtones on the phone. It supports most common music file formats such as mp3, wav and also 3GPP/AMR which is the default file format of Android.

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G1 Android Online Emulator

by on October 8, 2008
in Gadgets, Google

G1 is the first handset powered by Google’s very own open-source mobile operating system, Android. It was announced three weeks ago and is expected to release on October 22nd.

Not everyone will be able to taste it as it gets unveiled next month because you will have to sign a 2-year contract in order to get it unlocked.

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Google G1 Officially Announced

by on September 24, 2008
in Gadgets, Google

It is here! The most awaited HTC handset has been officially announced at a press conference in New York today on September 23rd, 2008.

It is set to launch on October 22nd and will be sold for $179 in the US with a two-year contract. Some of the features revealed are: WiFi, 1GB storage space, 3 Megapixel camera etc. You can see a complete list of features after the jump.

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