Remove an Android application [Android Basics]

Many Android phones do not have much space for applications. This means from time-to-time, you will need to delete old applications to make room for new applications. There is an easy way to delete Android applications and a method that takes more steps to delete the application.

Below will show you the steps how to uninstall an Android application the long way. This method is good for deleting one application at a time. To delete multiples, look for the links at the bottom of the page.

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Password Tools for Android [Android Apps]

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It is a common thing these days to have more passwords  than you can possibly remember. Many sites require you to use a password of at least 6 characters using numbers, capital and lowercase letters and in some instances symbols. That’s a lot of randomness to keep track of.

When working from your mobile device complex passwords are even harder to deal with. However, there are many tools and apps out there to help. Continue reading

Finding Apps [Android Apps]

The Market is not the only place you can find applications for your Android device. There are sites who have downloads to a specific genre of apps. Others like Appbrain are aggregation sites. They pull apps from all over the web, not just the Android Market.

The neat part about Android app sites, is you usually have several ways to download the app. For simplicity, I will use Appbrain as an example.

As an Android app

You can get the Appbrain app in the Android market. From the application, you can search for and download any application known to the site.You are also given several ways to filter your search results.

QR code

Most of the applications you will find on Appbrain will have a QR code you can scan. If you are unfamiliar with what a QR code is, here is an example.

All you need to scan these QR codes, is a free bar code scanner. If you go the the Android market and search for bar code scanner, you will have several options to choose from.

Leave a comment with your favorite site to get applications from.