The fast tempo at which innovative smartphones and tablets are launched onto the consumer market is a double-edged sword: on the one hand, you have a lot of great new products, with the latest hardware and software to fulfill your tech dreams, but on the other, your recently bought device quickly becomes outdated. This is the reason why we’ve created a series of articles called ‘make your device awesome again’ where our AndroidPIT editor Sterling has featured all the popular devices, like the Galaxy S3 and the LG G2, that our readers are using, and ways to spruce them up. Here they are again if you have missed yours.
Select the device titles to find the related articles.
The third generation Samsung Galaxy smartphone has known an amazing success and even now, after four years, is still loved by many. The 8MP camera and many smart features are some of its asset, not to mention that the Galaxy S3 of various regions has received the Android 4.4. KitKat update.
After the S3 came the S4, and with it a lot of innovation. Samsung packed it full of features, but you either love or hate (or tolerate) the built-in software (otherwise known as bloatware). The Galaxy S4 can also receive a fixer-up, as it is just over one year old.
The Nexus 4 is covered completely by glass, and is still quite fast with a Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, which ain’t bad for something that came out in 2012. The Nexus 4 may be old, but it’s still kicking. Here are some ways to spruce it up as well.
I really love the LG G3, but the LG G2 isn’t bad either. It was the first smartphone to come with back-facing buttons and the Knock On feature to activate the display by tapping. There are many ways to make the best of your LG G2 and we’ve got them here for you.
Google’s tablet, the Nexus 10, may very well be the last of its kind, so it is a good idea to preserve it. Also a 2012 device, the 10-inch tablet has a good resolution on its Gorilla Glass 2-protected display. The ways to make your Nexus 10 awesome again are easy, as explained in the article.
Whether you have the Nexus 7 2012 or Nexus 7 2013, there are many ways to improve the Google tablet, which we have highlighted in the article. Give it some spring cleaning and make the best of one of the greatest tablets on the Android market.
The Galaxy Note 2, predecessor to the Note 3, is still a popular device, thanks to its S Pen and productivity features that make life easier for busy people. There are ways to improve even this great Android phablet.
At the time of its launch, the Galaxy S2 was considered innovative. Though the same can’t be said now, it still is a decent phone if you need something useful for calling, texting and other low-resource apps. Here are some great ways to make it awesome again.
The HTC One (M7) was HTC’s claim to fame with its metal chassis, a truly beautiful design. Though it isn’t very old, there are a lot of ways to make this device the best that it can be. Here are some cool things to do with the HTC One (M7).
Have we missed your device in this series? If so, let us know if you would also like to receive some tips and tricks on how to make your Android smartphone or tablet awesome again.