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    Why did Adobe have to stop supporting Android 4.0+.? There are so many websites that I have to look at on my laptop because I can't see them on my Nexus 7 without flash... . Is there any way around this?
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    Go to the google play store and download the Fire fox Beta then the app Flashify.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adamfrayne182 View Post
    Another thing I found.

    If you start the clock app it will bring up a big digital clock on the screen.

    But if you tap it once it will dim the screen wasting less battery, but still visable in a dark room. Tap again and it lights back up.
    and if you hold your finger down it goes to a black screen with blue numbers
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    Quote Originally Posted by dparrothead1 View Post
    Go into settings-about tablet-android version.......tap android version four or five times and then long press the big jelly bean.
    keep tapping and lots of small android jelly beans float around
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    Quote Originally Posted by stenney View Post
    for those who this is an issue, try "ultimate rotation control" in Play Store. it is a 7 day trial and then $2.99, seems a bit steep, but works great for those who want home screen rotation abilities.
    Go launcher actually allows home screen rotation for free and IMO is a quality launcher to boot.
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    Ask Google Now "Who founded Apple". The answer that is spoken gave me a chuckle.
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    Here's another tip video about how you need to plug headphones in quite firmly:

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPUXoVQVHvs[/YT]
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    Quote Originally Posted by ebolasudan View Post
    Ask Google Now "Who founded Apple". The answer that is spoken gave me a chuckle.
    And others, LOL LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by ebolasudan View Post
    Ask Google Now "Who founded Apple". The answer that is spoken gave me a chuckle.
    Hahaha. Awesome
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    Tip about the Photobucket app.

    When I installed it the program was set to automatically upload all my pics on the Nexus 7. Logged into Photobucket to have like 100 new photos there. Just a heads up.

    It can be turned off in Photobucket settings.
    First time Android user coming from iOS. Owner of a Nexus 7
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    Another video today about notifications:

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM5JXCwiIYk[/YT]
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    yes, but i got back an error message saying alarms and reminders only support times of day, but not dates. nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vgjfelix View Post
    Here's another tip video about how you need to plug headphones in quite firmly:

    I had tried a pair using a fair bit of force and just assumed that they weren't compatible, but then I noticed that my screen was a perfect flush fit everywhere except that corner. I figured I had pushed it up trying to force in the jack. I went ahead and tried again after reading your tip and they snapped in and work.

    If someone could note the before and after position of their glass I'd be interested to know if forcing the plug in caused my problem. Cheers
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    Start voice seach with "Google"

    The insruction book and some of the videos indicate that on the Google now screen you can start a voice search and "waken" the microphone by saying "Google". It doesn't work - unless:-

    If you change the Settings-Language and Input-Voice Search-Language to English (US) it does work !! Very impressive. BUT the downside is that (in my case) the speech commands/enquiries that follow are not understood as well as they were before.

    Guess I'll have to revert to English (UK) or learn to speak with an American accent . . . . . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by steve10brink View Post
    This seems to work but when I swipe I go from the first tab to the last. Smaller 'swipes' didn't work at all.
    Try swiping without letting go. It takes either a big swipe or a swipe from the very edge of the screen to "enter tab switching mode" as opposed to just scrolling on the page. But then if your finger remains on the screen dragging left/right switches tabs. If you do it slower you'll go one-by-one easily.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skeeve View Post
    Try swiping without letting go. It takes either a big swipe or a swipe from the very edge of the screen to "enter tab switching mode" as opposed to just scrolling on the page. But then if your finger remains on the screen dragging left/right switches tabs. If you do it slower you'll go one-by-one easily.
    Yes, this works... If I put my thumb right on either the left or right bezel/frame and slide it slowly across the screen without lifting it up, it works perfectly every time!

    Thanks for the tip!

    Sent from my HTC One X using Tapatalk 2
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    Next tip is turning off system and keyboard sounds

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6X01Nq-HDqk[/YT]
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    It's me again with another fun easter eggs tip:

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GFUiaP-MTo[/YT]
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    Ok joined the forum today and love it already. About to head out and buy the N7 16 gb . I keep seeing the term "root" in the forum and I'm embarrassed to say I have no clue what that is or does. Help this NOOB please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mike.hadley99 View Post
    Start voice seach with "Google"

    The insruction book and some of the videos indicate that on the Google now screen you can start a voice search and "waken" the microphone by saying "Google". It doesn't work - unless:-

    If you change the Settings-Language and Input-Voice Search-Language to English (US) it does work !! Very impressive. BUT the downside is that (in my case) the speech commands/enquiries that follow are not understood as well as they were before.

    Guess I'll have to revert to English (UK) or learn to speak with an American accent . . . . . . .
    I'm in the US, and language was set to English US by default, and the toggle is turned on for saying "Google" to activate search... but it doesn't.
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    A compilation video today of my first ten tips. Go to the video itself to see a description of all the videos

    [YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwEPfkx2f1k[/YT]
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheresaC1981 View Post
    Ok joined the forum today and love it already. About to head out and buy the N7 16 gb . I keep seeing the term "root" in the forum and I'm embarrassed to say I have no clue what that is or does. Help this NOOB please.
    If you coming from iOS, a very similar term would be "jailbreaking" your device.
    On that Jellybean stuff
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    Quote Originally Posted by SirKnightDavid View Post
    I'm in the US, and language was set to English US by default, and the toggle is turned on for saying "Google" to activate search... but it doesn't.
    Same here, doesn't work!
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    is it just me or is the speaker/audio output with headphones really low? i can hardly hear it all the way pumped up, is there a way to improve?
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    For some reason I just discovered this recently and figured I'd share.

    The Gallery has a built in photo editing option.

    If you load up a picture then click on the options button.(Those three dots). It has an option to edit the photo.

    You then can do all sorts of edits to a photo. Like Black and white, add text, etc.
    First time Android user coming from iOS. Owner of a Nexus 7
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