This is done. I ended up performing the following steps:
Retagged a few questions that were using unlocking inappropriately
Renamed unlocking to sim-unlocking
Made sim-locked a synonym of sim-unlocking since it was only used a few times and always in the same context
Made screen-unlock and unlock-screen synonyms of lock-screen.
I don't know, whereas screen and display were really just different ways of saying the same thing,and were proper synonyms. These all seem like specific cases where a specific aspect or behaviour is being asked about. I think people are likely to search for "screen timeout" or "screen brightness" so these are useful tags.
Though as the one question in ...
firmware could relate not just to the system firmware, but - as you already noted - also the radio/wifi/camera/etc. firmware. That prevents me from liking the idea. In the past, if we had an ambiguous tag we specialized the name(s). I would preferably blacklist firmware and introduce system-firmware or device-firmware.
See also: My answer on "Merge '...
I merged these tags and made wifi-hotspot the master since:
It was the more popular of the two
It will be included a bit more visibly (as in, not just as a synonym) in the autocomplete this way
If we ever need to differentiate between different types of hotspots in the future (unlikely, but I suppose somewhat feasible) then we just need new tags of the form ...
Since screen-share and screen-sharing are so similar I didn't synonymize, just kept the latter. If you start typing the former, the latter should pop up before you finish.
share and sharing should now be empty and should be automatically deleted in 24 hours or so.
One related case I found was file-sharing. I'm not sure if this is necessarily a good tag ...
Clearly some of the "tasks" questions need re-tagging.
I'm not convinced, though, that "tasks" should be a synonym of "to-do". That Android has "task managers" and "task killers" strongly implies that "tasks" = "running Android processes".
It seems that "tasks" is just one of those ambiguous terms we should steer people away from. I suppose that as long as ...
I would agree as the trend is that external SD-Card is being dropped, Sony, HTC, Samsung... list goes on, maybe we are witnessing the end-of-days for those micro-sd readers embedded on a smartphone due to the production costs and that NAND storage is more cheaper to integrate.
I did this the other way around (making memory a synonym of ram) because I agree with Matthew's comment:
All 69 questions with memory talk about RAM and not internal storage? Seems unlikely, I've seen them confused more often than not (sadly). If anything I'd merge the reverse direction for clarity.
memory is simply not a great tag. It invites people to ...
I believe that these are actually different things:
wifi-hotspotcould represent any wifi network, or a public 'wifi hotspot'.
wifi-tethering would mainly represent the actual process of tethering, or creating a hotspot.
As such, I don't think they should be merged.
Sorry for short-circuiting your vote, but this seemed pretty clear-cut to me since most of the translation questions were in fact localization questions. I've merged and synonymized.
I think languages is alright to stay separate since it seems like a proper subset of localization, but I'm open to other options.