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Android 4.4 Phone Contacts (without Google account)

As of Android Kitkat 4.4.4, the People app will only let you create contacts which are synchronized with a google account by default. It doesn’t let you create a local “Phone contact”, unless you disable “Google Contacts Sync”. This may be desired if you want to use Android without Google services. You can then choose …

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Firefox location bar search engine: scroogle & startpage

What a wonderful world it was when scroogle.org was running smoothly! It has become annoying recently, however, because Google seems to be blocking Scroogle by declaring it a bot. So I was looking for alternative engines for my default address bar search, which feature the same google-based powerful results. Startpage Startpage has even more features …

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