Shrinking android bitmaps without saving them as a jpeg file to avoid out of memory errorsview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I'm still wrapping my head around how bitmaps work on Android. My current situation is - I'm trying to display a gridview of images but I get out of memory errors around 8 or so pictures. (HowTos)

How to import Gmail contacts to your phoneview story

http://androidforums.com – I want to IMPORT my gmail contacts to my android phones (have several). Note - I do NOT want to sync my contacts - I want to import them. Huge difference. As I am sure most of you have found, syncing contacts can cause a lot of problems - the most obvious one being you can get a lot of duplicates. (General)

[Project] Colored Nexus Xview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Hello everyone, First of all i want to give you some informations about the reason for this project: When the Nexus 4 has been leaked in 2012 there were a lot of rumors about the Nexus branding on the back, many people wanted the X to be colored, but Google decided not to do it. Here's an example what it could have looked like: I owned a Nexus 4 for 1 month, until it was stolen :( After a (HowTos)

TalkAndroid Weekly Recap for December 2 – December 8, 2013view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We had another busy week at TalkAndroid so here’s a recap of all the top stories. As we head into the winter, all eyes will be focused on the Galaxy S 5 and the successor to the HTC One (M8). What does Samsung and HTC have in store? Google already updated KitKat to 4.4.1 fixing the Nexus 5 camera among other enhancements. (IT news)

Support No camera focus on my Galaxy S Advanceview story

http://androidforums.com – Hey there! I have owned my Samsung Galaxy S Advance for about half a year now, and i do not know if phone's camera cant focus, or if have broken it. Are there anyone else out there who are having the same problem? I have taken some photos to show the problem. (General)

Upgrading Your Phone from Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 Will Delete Your Dataview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Upgrading your phone from Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) to Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) might cause you to lose all your data. A user has pointed out the upgrade process from one operating systems to another, with the normal phablet-tools, will cause the loss of all the data on the phone. (IT news)

Galaxy Note 3 review: Still the king of phabletsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – It was two years ago when Samsung unveiled the very first Galaxy Note, which ended up starting the phablet craze. However, it wasn’t just about the “size” of the Note, it was the functionality with the S Pen, something many manufacturers fail to offer with their own phablets. The world thought the stylus was gone forever, but Samsung brought it back from the dead. (IT news)

[MOD] Increase Over all Sound Volumes CM10.2 (10/20/13)view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – ok I found the original thread over here by eheinzeiii pertaining to the verizon variant of the s3. this gave me a overall direction to search. so i did. what we have below is a modified system file that will increase your over all volumes on your sprint cm10.2 driven s3. follow details below for installation. (HowTos)

Samsung Galaxy S2 stuck on boot screenview story

http://androidforums.com – Hello, I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 and recently it has started acting up. It would often suddenly turn off and/or restart by itself. Sometimes when I'd get it out of my pocket, I would notice it has turned off and I turn it back on and everything's fine. Only this time it won't do that. (General)

[ubuntu] No applications in Dash after upgrade to 13.10view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – The new Dash shows me files, folders, music and pictures..but the Applications tab is empty, no matter what I do. Where did my applications go? What can I do to fix it? (Hardware)