Category Archives: How To

What is OTG? USB On-The-Go

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With so many acronyms being thrown around in the specifications of new Chinese Android phones and tablets it’s easy to get lost, never fear though as we are here to help. First up: What is OTG?

How to install Google Glass on your Android phone!

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Google’s eyewear based mobile computer, aka the Google Glass is only available to lucky ‘Explorers’ hand picked by Google themselves, but that doesn’t mean you can have your very own Google Glass experience! Learn how to install Google Glass on your Android phone right here! Before you try this out please understand that you do […]

Mediatek MT6589: Everything you need to know

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Many of you will already know that Taiwanese Semi-Conductor manufacturer Mediatek have announced their MT6589 Quad core processor. Mediatek have usually focused on low-end chips but are now looking to change that with the MT6589. In this article I’m going to go over the specifications and features of this processor.

How to tell if your Xiaomi M2 is fake!

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Wondering if that cheap Xiaomi M2 you just picked up is the real thing? Then take a look at these helpful hints to see if you M2 is a clone or not!

Android 4.1.2 Rom for JiaYu G2 (Single Core Ver.)

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JiaYu just released the Android 4.1.2 firmware for G2 single core  version yesterday. Due to the two different screens used in G2, there are two version of roms. Please check the software version before you upgrade your phone.   Change Log: Nil Bug Known: 5MP camera was shown in hardware specification but it will not […]

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How to manage your dual-sim Android phone

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Hi guys, In this article I will be showing you how to manage your dual sim phone so you know exactly what to expect when your phone  dual-sim Android phone arrives.

How to make a smart TV with Android!

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The latest ‘must have’ home and family gadget is the internet connected smart TV with Android. Keep reading to learn how you can make a smart TV with Android to entertain you and your family this winter without breaking the bank!

How to download and install UMi X1 Custom ROM

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Lucky shoppers around the world should soon be receiving their UMi X1 Android phones and as all true gadget lovers the first thing most of you will want to do is to install a custom ROM. Well how about this imitation Samsung ROM which brings the UMi X1 a number of updates as well as […]

Win A Zopo ZP900 Leader 5.3 inch MT6577 Android Phone!

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If you have been following Gizchina over the past month you will have no doubt seen that ZopoMobileShop had sent us a Zopo ZP900 Leader and we have been putting together an in-depth 4 part review! Well the review is over and here is your chance to win this fantastic 5.3 inch, dual-core phone!

20 Android apps download store alternatives!

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Are you looking for an alternative Android apps download site or resource for your Chinese phone or tablet!?  Well you’re in luck because this is the ultimate list of alternative Android app stores from around the web!

How To Import Contacts from SIM Chinese Phone

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Just bought yourself a new Chinese phone running a version of the fantastic Google Android OS and want to import your contacts? Well follow these simple steps.

Bluestacks Brings Whatsapp and more to the Mac!

Posted on in Android, Computers, How To, Tech | 26 comments

Exciting news for Android loving Mac users as the popular Blustacks for Mac was finally announced allowing Apple users to run Android applications direct from their dock. Keep reading for full instructions on how to install WhatsApp on a Mac!

How to Install Siri on your iPad 1 With WordJelly and Ac!d

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We’ve waited a few days for iPad 1 owners to mourn the fact that Apple won’t be releasing iOS 6 on the original Apple tablet before posting this Siri how to. So all you iPad 1 owners out there grab your iPad and show Apple what it can really do.

Top 5 Best UDID Activation Sites For iOS 6!

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So the Apple WWDC is over and we’re treated to some fantastic news, some of which we already new, but by far the most exciting part of the show was the announcement of iOS 6 for iOS devices, but you don’t have to wait until Fall to get iOS 6 you can download and activate […]

How To Root The Meizu MX Video

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The dual core version of the Meizu MX has been out for a while, and as such has finally been graced with a hack to bring full root access to the Chinese smartphone. Full video and instructions on how to root the Meizu MX after the jump.

How To Install Android 4.0 ICS on the ZOPO ZP100 Instructions and download!

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The awesomely fantastic Zopo ZP100 smartphone has been given an official Android 4.0 ICS ROM update making this one of the cheapest, best performing ICS phones on the market! But just how do you update? Well keep reading for full instructions and download links!

How To Root Zopo Zp100 Smartphone Running Android 4.0.3

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The Zopo ZP100 Android smartphone from Chinese phone maker Zopo recently received a ROM updating giving the competitive Chinese phone the latest version of Android, 4.0 Ice-cream Sandwich. So Now you have your Ice Cream Sandwich it’s time to get ROOT access!

How to Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Instructions here!

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) leaped on to store shelves this past weekend and in to customers trolleys thanks to the incredible specification and low $400 price tag, but what if you want more from your Tab 2? Then you are going to want to Root you Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and here’s […]

How To Install Blocked Apps On Your Android Tablet

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Although your new Android Tablet (or phone/media player) comes with the rather lovely open source Android operating system from Google it may not have come with the rather convenient Android Application store, and even if it did some of the applications on the market may be blocked from use by your mobile carrier (only applicable […]

How To Install the Android Market and other APK files to your Android Tablet

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So you’ve bought yourself one of the many Chinese made Android tablets? And the past few days you’ve been playing with the pre installed apps and browsing the web, but now you want more! You really want to see what this tablet (or phone) can do! It’s time to install the Android market and other […]