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How to copy your Frozen Free Fall progress to a new phone

It's happened to all of us. You are about to get a branch new smartphone, when it hits you. You're on level 250 of Frozen Free Fall. If you get a new phone, you'll lose all of that progress! Ok, admittedly this isn't the most pressing problem of our time, but it's annoying. So today I decided to do something about it.

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Android), and just received an iPhone 5c. Before you bash me on my phone choice, let me explain that the iPhone is provided by my employer at no cost to me. Now you may proceed to bash me for putting games on my work phone. 
First step: Frozen Free Fall had already been installed on both devices. Next, using the Astro File Manager on my Galaxy, I searched and found the Frozen game save stored in /storage/sdcard0/Android/data/com.disney.frozensaga_goo/files/user.dat. I imagine it will be in the same location on any Android phone. If not, just look for user.dat in a folder with a similar name. So, using a USB cable and the A…

Easy Agile Planning with Trello

When starting a new software project, your team has a lot of decisions to make. Not the least of which is how to track the features from initial design through completion. Trello can help make the entire process easy and painless. Let's jump right in.
Task Creation and Tracking Setup with Trello is fast. Simply go to the Trello web site, logon (or create an account), create an organization for your team, add members, and set up a new board. By default, your board will include three empty lists:
To DoDoingDone Though your lists can be modified at any time, this is a great place to start, and will allow you to create a backlog of stories and tasks quickly, without regard to importance, how long a task might take to accomplish, or who will end up implementing them.

Every feature and idea that anyone has is fair game at this stage. Create a new card in the "To Do" list for every idea, user story, or task you can think of. As long as a card is in this list, anyone can make cha…