Google’s 2-Step Verification is an optional and relatively simple way to provide an extra level of security for your Google account. While it is not a newly introduced feature, it may not be very widely known or used by most. More information on 2-Step Verification for your Google account is given below, including details on how to setup and use it.
Your Android phone can show calendars from your Google account’s Google Calendar. If you have multiple individual calendars setup in your Google Calendar account, you may suddenly find that some calendars are no longer showing events on your Android phone.
What is Skype To Go? With Skype To Go, use any phone to easily make cheap long distance phone calls (at Skype’s low calling rates) by dialling a personalized local number. No software or apps are required; just use any landline or mobile phone. Skype To Go is free to use. It is included with a Skype subscription (pay monthly) and with Skype Credit (pay per minute). Keep reading for more on Skype To Go, including why you should use it, how to set it up, how to use it, and the costs.
The official Skype Android app has been updated to support Android phones with lower screen resolutions, such as the HTC Wildfire and others. Several other performance improvements are included in the Skype Android application 1.0.1 update, and are described here.
Use the Simplenote web app with the AndroNoter Android app, for a free lightweight method to write and edit notes, online or offline. This allows text notes to be synchronized between an Android phone and a Windows computer, without extra effort after setup.
Fring users have recently been blocked from using Skype accounts to make phone calls in Fring. (Skype Users Are Now Blocked From Making Calls Using Fring) Previously, Fring software had allowed one to use a mobile phone to call landlines and mobile phones through their Skype account (using Skype credit and call rates), rather than needing to call from a computer. Here are two alternatives to Fring that use Skype to make calls from an Android mobile phone. Update: A Skype app is now available for Android mobile phones.
An earlier post on TechUserFriendly.com discussed using Fring software to make phone calls using your Skype account, from your wi-fi enabled mobile phone. Unfortunately, however, at this time this is no longer possible. That is, you can no longer use your Skype account to make phone calls from Fring. Update: A new Skype app for Android phones is now available, to go along with some other alternatives to Fring for Skype voice calls.