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This Droid Has a Bad Motivator: Android Galaxy Nexus Phone Boot Animation Loop and Reset Problems

This Droid Has a Bad Motivator: Android Galaxy Nexus Phone Boot Animation Loop and Reset Problems

One of our Samsung Galaxy Nexus phones was stuck in a very long boot animation loading loop. Verizon Wireless told us to take it back to Costco, and the phone had some problems doing a factory reset.

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UPDATED: How to Set Up Free AMBER Alert Text Messages on Your Verizon Wireless Phone

UPDATED: How to Set Up Free AMBER Alert Text Messages on Your Verizon Wireless Phone

A quick tutorial on how to receive AMBER alert text messages for FREE on Verizon Wireless. Instructions are current as of 08/26/2011.

Problems with Amazon’s Android OS App Store

Problems with Amazon’s Android OS App Store

Amazon launched their own private Android app store a few days ago. Amazon attempted to generate some buzz with free apps, like Angry Birds Rio and a version of Shazam, the app that identifies music for you. Unfortunately, the launch generated a different kind of buzz — Apple files lawsuit over the name “App Store,” […]

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How to Set Up Free Amber Alert Text Messages on Your Verizon Wireless Phone

How to Set Up Free Amber Alert Text Messages on Your Verizon Wireless Phone

THESE INSTRUCTIONS ARE NO LONGER VALID — SEE THIS PAGE FOR CURRENT INSTRUCTIONS, THANK YOU If you want to see me fly way off the handle, harm a child. The AMBER Alert is a system used to notify the citizenry in the case of a child abduction. Typical information includes the child’s name, physical description, […]