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    Need to whip up a visual storm? We explain how to create multimedia albums with impact using Blurb Mobile on an iPad.

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  • How-Tos: How to enable Home Sharing on an iPad

    Home Sharing is a feature in Apple's iTunes that allows PC users to share their digital music and video libraries with up to five other computers located in the same household.

  • How-Tos: How to watch Sky on a PC

    Digital TV means there's much more to watch on TV than when Brits just had access to the five (or in some cases four if you lived in an area where it was impossible to pick up channel five) terrestrial channel.

  • How-Tos: How to tether a Google Android tablet to an Android phone

    A tablet PC is a great way to surf the web, read emails and even catch-up on TV while you're on the go, especially since its much more comfortable looking at a tablet's larger screen compared to the smaller display of a smartphone.

  • How-Tos: Android Facebook app: how to log out

    The Facebook app for your Android device is great, but for all its plus points, they've made logging out of the app a nightmare. Here's how you do it in three simple steps.

  • How-Tos: How to take better pictures with a tablet camera

    If you have a phone with a camera you may already be used to taking a lot of photos you wouldn't take under different circumstances. Of course, you may carry a higher quality dedicated digital camera around with you for important occasions, but for ad hoc photos it is likely that your phone does the trick nicely.

  • How-Tos: How to import, synch and add contacts to an Android device

    How to use your Google Android tablet or Android smartphone to manage information about all your contacts.

  • How-Tos: How to use the Calendar on an Android smartphone or tablet

    How to organise your work- and social lives using the calendar on your Google Android phone or Google Android tablet.

  • How-Tos: How to customise an Android smartphone or Android tablet

    Make your Google Android hardware truly your own with some personalised tweaks.

  • How-Tos: How to use email and contacts on an Android device

    Google's mobile operating system gives you plenty of ways to stay connected. Here's a tour.

  • How-Tos: Working with Google Voice

    Android smartphones have built-in apps for texting and voicemail, but there's another option: sign up for the free Google Voice service. This provides SMS and voice messaging facilities too, while US and Canadian users can also use it to make cheap phone calls from (and to) a personal number, all over your smartphone's cell connection.

  • How-Tos: How to play music on an Android device

    Android is a great platform for mobile communications, but it's also designed from the ground up to offer a rich multimedia experience. Your Android device is jam-packed with features that let you manage and play your digital music in a variety of ways.

  • How-Tos: How to access iTunes on a Google Android device

    BlackBerry owners have support for iTunes built in, but users of other mobile platforms aren't so lucky. For Android handsets, doubleTwist is a mobile app that lets you access anything in your iTunes library for playback on your phone. Download it from doubletwist.com and allow it to access the Registry.

  • How-Tos: How to take and manage photos on an Android device

    Who needs to carry a camera when a smartphone is at hand? The Android operating system packs so much functionality that it can often stand in for both a camera and a PC. Once you've learned how to harness your device's photo capabilities, capturing and sharing memorable moments is a snap.

  • How-Tos: 6 ways to take better photos on a Google Android device

    How to improve the quality of photos you take on your smartphone or tablet camera.

  • How-Tos: 6 tips to help you organise photos on an Android device

    Taking pictures is pointless unless you look at them later. That in turn means organising your photos so you can quickly view the ones you want. Tags make relatively light work of this organisational process and mean items you later want to retrieve can be found more easily. Naming photos as you go is good practice, but not every app you may use on your Android device will allow you to do so. Transferring shots to a PC for tagging can be easier.

  • How-Tos: How to create, share and play video on an Android device

    Whether you've got movie-making ambitions or just want to capture a few precious moments, your Android smartphone or Android tablet can help you grab plenty of footage and share it with the world.

  • How-Tos: How to use BBC iPlayer on an Android device

    Here's how to catch up with your favourite BBC shows on your Android device.

  • How-Tos: How to use 9 great social networks from your Android device

    A big element of having an Android tablet or smartphone is the way that these devices enable you to connect with people using the variety of social-networking sites that are available on the internet. By using such sites as Twitter and Facebook, you can connect with family and friends while you're on the move or lounging on your sofa watching your favourite TV show.


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