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awarded  Great Question
Jul
21
comment What are these small 8-4-4-4-12 hexdigits-named files in root dir?
I don't think it is a coincidence that they're formatted like GUID, I believe they are GUID. What the GUID stands for, my guess is a good as anyone's. It could be either as simple as a device tracking cookie used by advertiser, or it could be a recovery identifier for a game account (which may not have required account registration). They could have been anything.
Jul
21
comment What are these small 8-4-4-4-12 hexdigits-named files in root dir?
I would not recommend deleting random files without trying to understand what they are or where they come from.
Jul
20
comment How do you check if your phone has IR blaster
If your phone has a hardware IR blaster, then it would be quite unusual if you don't have a built in application that uses the IR blaster. It's unlikely that the manufacturer would bother installing a unique hardware like IR that can't be used with the built in application (these kind of unusual hardwares are generally touted as selling points).
Jul
17
comment Google Maps strange green texture when zooming in
@AHoneyBustard: did you try the suggested solution to uninstall updates and reinstall Google Map?
Jul
11
comment How do I configure OpenVpn for android?
Did you read the site I linked above?
Jul
11
comment How do I configure OpenVpn for android?
First install the program. Which part of the configuration exactly are you having problems with?
Jul
8
revised General difference in read/write speeds for internal memory vs SD card
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Jul
5
awarded  Necromancer
Jun
30
comment Can I modify a Google Document document table from Android or on the Web?
See the blue pencil button on the bottom right? Tap on that to enter the "edit mode" and the editing tools should appear.
Jun
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
26
answered Can I modify a Google Document document table from Android or on the Web?
Jun
26
answered I want to use an old phone for making calls only, does the OS version matter?
Jun
26
revised How accurate is google gps location?
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Jun
26
answered How accurate is google gps location?
Jun
25
comment Is there a way to block the Immersive Mode prompt “Swipe down from the top to exit full screen”?
The reminder bubble should only appears the first time the app goes to immersive mode or if the user goes into panic mode. I guess this is a fine balance between security and usability. Displaying the reminder bubble every time an app enters immersive mode would be annoying.
Jun
25
comment Is there a way to block the Immersive Mode prompt “Swipe down from the top to exit full screen”?
Note that this is a security feature. Without the notification, an app can take over the screen and emulate parts of the system that you think are part of the system.
Jun
24
comment Is it possible to permanently disable CSS on Android browsers?
@Temuri: if you want to block ads, that's your Y, see the Adblock Plus solution suggested by Izzy and Dylan Yaga. Adblock Plus can disable just the anything ads while keeping the page layout intact.
Jun
24
answered When selling your phone, what steps should be taken to make sure that all personal data has been removed?
Jun
24
comment How to search one word in Firefox address bar with Google, not OpenDNS?
Good thing is that this behavior is going away soon. OpenDNS Guide (which intercepts unresolved names that cause this issue) is now deprecated. OpenDNS would no longer redirect to the OpenDNS Guide search page when you type in a single word in the address bar, which means that upon receiving domain name resolution failure, Firefox will redirect you to your preferred search page.