Android Smartphones and DSLRs, too pieces of modern consumer technology that have made breakthroughs in each of their respective industries. Now the two can be united with the right cable and a little bit of software: The typical DSLR has a pretty small LCD display, which had users and developers wondering if there was some way to leverage the ample display of your...

Don’t you hate it when technology doesn’t work? Although Kies is a nifty little piece of software that has been getting me through all my syncing needs for quite some time now, we get hundreds of reports a month stating how users are having issues. There are some obvious fixes (Turning off debug mode: Menu > Settings > Applications > Development >...

It’s come to our attention that there are a fair amount of Galaxy S II owners who are having some difficulty getting their phones to connect to their WiFi routers reliably or at all. There has been quite a lot of discussion across the interwebs about whether the problem is a hardware vs. software, or a router vs. phone issue. Depending on which of the aforementioned...

It seems like multiple times I’ve found myself at a social gathering where we need a DJ to play some tunes, but the only set of speakers in the house are Apple iPod docking station. If it weren’t for Apple’s pesky, proprietary 30 pin connector, we could simply hook up our Android devices to all those iHomes out there. Luckily, I’ve found the solution...

Although it might make more sense to transfer files using Kies–via WiFi or USB–what should you do if you are stranded in a location with no WiFi and you happened to forget your USB transfer cable as well? Fear not, their is another option! Connecting your phone via Bluetooth takes a little bit of work, so bear with me as I show you how to go about setting...

Have you ever had those days where you felt like your thumbs were burnt out from sending out text messages all day? Wouldn’t it have been nice to just connect a keyboard to your phone? Well… if you had a bluetooth keyboard you could, but chances are that you don’t. But fear not! I’m sure you still have a laptop… or at least a computer with...

Upon trying to transfer some of the new screenshots I had taken in our How to take screenshots on the Galaxy Tab 10.1 article, I wasn’t able to get my laptop to recognize the Tab 10.1. There was no prompt on the tablet side asking if I wanted to “activate USB storage” as well. After some tinkering, I found that deactivating USB debugging allowed my laptop...

If you want to hook up USB flash drives straight to your Galaxy Tab 10.1 and have a penchant for tinkering, you should consider saving yourself $20 on the Samsung USB host by making your own. User pokey9000 over at the XDA forums has given us all the information necessary to build our very own USB host. If you have a spare USB extender laying around, you only need to...

[image via Samsung Hub] UPDATE: So Samsung has officially moved their Kies 2 out of beta and now has an information page that is in english describing the new changes for the software.  It also lists the officially supported devices which are: Galaxy S I9000 Galaxy 3 I5801 Wave 525 GT-S5233A Galaxy 5 I5503 You can download the software from here. Samsung has recently...