• Install Smartphone Apps In Windows

    Play, use and backup your apps to your PC using the Bluestacks android emulator. This video shows you how to set up and use it as well as some simple hacks to get the most out of Bluestacks.

    Links used in this video:
    Bluestacks – http://bluestacks.com
    Android Market apk – http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1298332
    Increase storage size – http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=18432723&postcount=33

  • Make Free Calls With Your Smartphone

    If you have a smartphone, you no longer need to pay for data AND voice minutes. This video will show you how to make calls for free using Google Voice.


    Instructions for iPhone:

    Proxy Instructions:

    Find out how to use Google Plus, Google’s new social networking service. This will guide you through ins and outs of how to get started.

  • Hacking Tip: How To Root An Android Phone

    In this episode, we will learn how to root an Android based phone.

    Jailbreaking your phone is now legal in the US

    adb devices (This should list a device as a long number. If it doesnt something is wrong.)
    adb push c:\droid2root\rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin /data/local/tmp
    adb shell
    cd /data/local/tmp
    chmod 0755 rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
    ./rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin (Be patient here. When finished it will return you to c:\droid2root)
    adb devices
    adb shell (you should now see a # instead of a $)
    mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system
    adb push c:\droid2root\Superuser.apk /system/app
    adb push c:\droid2root\su /system/bin
    adb push c:\droid2root\busybox /system/bin
    adb shell
    chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
    chmod 4755 /system/bin/busybox
    mv /system/recovery-from-boot.p /system/recovery-from-boot.p.disabled
    mount -o ro,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system
    rm /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin

    Now reboot your phone. You should now be rooted!

    Android SDK – http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html

    Droid2Root – http://www.megaupload.com/?d=XY4TFFOK

    Alternate Instructions – http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-labs/74028-root-droid-1-regardless-os-version.html

    Unroot – http://www.droidforums.net/forum/rescue-squad-guides/39254-sbf-root-unroot.html

    Apps for rooted phones –

    SetCPU – App used to overclock your device

    AdFree Android – remove ad’s

    ShootMe – Take screenshots simply by shaking your phone

    MeatMorph – Allows you to install custom themes

    Titanium Backup – Make custom backups of your phone, including Apps.

    Tutorials for rooted phones:

    Make A Custom Boot Animation –


    Install Custom Fonts –


    Install Custom Themes –