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Easy market access

Another short post today :-

If like me you find searching the Android market from the handset a chore, help is at hand in the form of http://www.cyrket.com/ yes search from the luxury of your PC, but can I suggest before going you take one last venture into the market from the handset to download Barcode Scanner by ZXin Team as this will make using Cyrket even easier as you can just scan the QR barcode from your monitor and get the app that way.

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Pro Tip :- Gmail failing to sync

Ok I recently had an issue with gmail not syncing, I was getting notified of new emails but the app was refusing to load any new email, tho it showed that there was new messages for me.

A quick browse to Settings / Data Synchronization / Google showed a red exclamation mark with the message ‘Sync is experiencing probles, it’ll be back soon’ I left it for 6hrs and it didn’t improve.

I resolved the problem by going to Settings / Applications / Manage Applications / Gmail and clicked ‘clear data’

Open Gmail, pres Menu, then refresh Gmail starts to resync and all was good in the world. 😀

Hope this helps some ppl

App review : My Tracks

My Tracks is possibly crack cocaine for fitness freaks and geeks alike, it isn’t flashy, doesn’t do anything special it just tracks routes that you take while you exercise (it assumes exercise but you could use it to see what someone did that day if you turned it on for them… Just saying). So why is it like cocaine you ask? Well it’s because those geeks at Google (my tracks being a 20% project) have packed the app full of stats! Continue reading