As far as the industry is concerned, Yahoo is a dying breed. Because of its lack of competitiveness in the services and products it offers, users are flocking away from Yahoo and to its rivals — especially when it comes to search, a once-staple product in Yahoo’s portfolio. As a [...]Read More »
Pong was a wonderful game… back in the early 70s when it was released. Now, we have games like Call of Duty and Assassin’s Creed, featuring mind-blowingly realistic graphics on increasingly powerful systems. Paddletronic Duel upgrades Pong for the Modern Era, giving it powerups, customizable paddles, and much more game-changing [...]Read More »
Do you remember playing Breakout or Arkanoid, the game in which you bounce a ball off a paddle to break bricks, on your old Atari or at the arcade? I do! And now, you can get that same game on your phone with the free, ad-supported Brick Breaker.
Brick Breaker, [...]Read More »
In a lot of games, dying is inevitable. You die, and click respawn–it’s that simple. One Single Life is not like that–not at all. In it, you get but a single life. You have to risk it by jumping between buildings, and the jumps get harder as they go. At [...]Read More »
It does take a genius to know the Galaxy S III is iPhone 5′s biggest competitor. It also doesn’t a take a genius to know Samsung is going to attack Apple on all fronts. So it isn’t surprising Samsung has conjured an ad that pits the Galaxy S III in [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of voice-based helpers like Apple’s Siri and Google’s Now/Voice Search? They’re both quite technically amazing, but both are only available for a limited number of devices, with Siri being only for 2011-2012 devices and Google Now only for Jelly Bean devices. Maluuba is different: billing itself [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of using game emulators? I know I like them! They let you bring your love for older game consoles on the road with you. However, they’re generally as ugly as can be, and launching game ROMs as unintuitive as could ever be designed. GameShelf is nice, [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of photo effects? There are big names in the photo-filtering industry such as Instagram, but like in every industry, every once in a while, a cool independent developer will come along and release a new tool that rivals the big guys. While FxCamera can’t meet Instagram [...]Read More »
Your Android phone is a supercomputer. It can calculate the exact number of pixels from here to the Moon, but even then, there are some seemingly obvious things it’s missing. For instance, on the standard, pre-installed Calculator app, you can only do standard scientific calculator tasks. This lets your phone [...]Read More »
Are you waking up tired after hours and hours of sleep? You might think that it’s weird that, even after a beautiful 8.5 hours of sleep, you’re not as rested as you sometimes are. It turns out that it might come down to something called a sleep cycle: 90-minute periods [...]Read More »
Are you looking for superfluous animated notifications that take up your entire screen? You’ll love Pops. It’s a free app that lets you send and receive silly messages and notifications from your friends by both sending messages within the app and capturing the notifications of other apps.
The way Pops [...]Read More »
When it comes to smartphone/mobile security, there are two types of malware.
First there is socially engineered malware. This type of malware, typically in the form of apps, works by tricking users into installing it and then proceeds to abuse access allowed by the operating system — such as apps [...]Read More »
“Hey, that’s interesting!” You quickly pull out your phone and slide to open the camera app. It nonchalantly starts as a black screen, sliding into a choppy “live” view of the camera’s viewfinder. After around three or four seconds, your phone’s finally decided to let you take a picture–but of [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of knowledge? Of course you are, and Wikipedia is a great place to both find new information and contribute to others’ quest to do the same. Unfortunately, certain places–such as airplanes, Alaska, and the middle of the ocean–do not have cellular data, and even if they [...]Read More »
Bob paid for the $50 for the movie tickets, but Sue paid the $200 for the hotel rooms and John paid $100 for the food. If the three of them wanted to split the bill evenly, how would they go about doing it? There’s some math you can do by [...]Read More »
Want the world’s thinnest quad-core smartphone with a stunning 441 ppi 5-inch display? Check out Oppo Finder 5 X990
Oppo may not be a popular smartphone manufacturing company, but it surely turned some head a few months ago by releasing the world’s thinnest smartphone, Oppo Finder. And now, the company is back with another whopping device, the world’s thinnest quad-core smartphone, Oppo Find 5 X990.
The Oppo Find 5 [...]Read More »
I love Chrome. I love it so very much. It’s fast, it’s reliable, it’s secure, and, even when I’m playing Flash games on Facebook, it hardly ever crashes.
Of course, I’m referring to the desktop version of Google’s popular browser. The Chrome on my phone… well, let’s just say that [...]Read More »
Some games are fast-paced. Others are much more relaxing. Mohuca (stylized mohuca.) is one of the relaxed ones. In it, there’s only one goal: survive for as long as possible.
To play Mohuca, you do one thing: tap on the screen. If you come across a roadblock, you tap [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of racing games on your phone? Try Lunar Racer: it’s a free racing app, and in it, you have to race on alien planets while managing gravity and nitro. But watch out! The powerups are dangerous, so you’ve got to keep an eye out.
Lunar Racer [...]Read More »
Your phone is a lot like a mini-Star Trek tricorder. It can scan the ambient acceleration, magnetic pull, location, and more, and it’s entirely hidden from you the majority of the time. If you’d like to see what your device is scanning, however, try Sensible Sensors: it’s a nice looking [...]Read More »
Google Wallet has started to inform their users that Google will end its prepaid card feature soon.
If you still have some balance on your prepaid card, don’t worry as Google is giving you more than one month to use it; while you cannot add more money to your prepaid [...]Read More »
Price drop on Samsung Galaxy S III: Amazon is selling it for $99 with two-year contract on Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T [USA]
If your in the market for a brand new phone, then your in luck. Amazon, for a limited time only, has dropped the price of 16GB Galaxy S III from the regular $199.99 to $99.99 with two-year contract on Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T; and thanks to Amazon’s free two-day shipping, [...]Read More »
Study shows 90% of all app downloads are free while in-app purchases soar to new heights [iOS, Android, Windows Phone]
I play Facebook games. I also play games on my phone. In both cases, most of the time the games are free to download. In that vein, I’m right in line with 90% of all app downloaders, a new Gartner study says. Gartner reports that free apps will represent 89% [...]Read More »
If you find it difficult to keep up with the nightly builds of CyanogenMod 10, you might be happy to hear that the CyanogenMod team has announced new ‘M-Series’ releases for CM10. Essentially these M-Series builds are a step between nightly and beta builds, leaning more towards the nightly side; [...]Read More »
There are dozens and dozens of social networks out there, and different people are on different ones. If you’re trying to get all the posts from all of your friends, Sonet is the app for you. It can grab all of your friend’s posts from well-known networks like Facebook and [...]Read More »
Are you looking for an awesome, addictive puzzle game? I know I’m not. I’ve gotten way too addicted to tiny little games on my phone, and now I–hey! Check out HueBrix! It’s a tough visual space game in which you need to trace out the paths required to fill up [...]Read More »
That’s a beautiful wallpaper you have! And it’s been the same wallpaper for the last five months. It’s starting to get really, really old, and you desperately wish to get rid of it, but you know that this same thing will happen again in five months. With Wallpaper Changer, it [...]Read More »
For those who love Android and are looking forward to the future of tablet computing, the Sony Xperia Tablet S is highly anticipated. But what exactly does it hold within the thinnest shell that the company has ever produced? Tiny hamsters running on tinier wheels, black magic wrapped around glowing [...]Read More »
Since it was leaked some time last week, the update to the Google Drive app for Android has finally been released, as has an update to Google Drive for iOS. Available through the Google Play Store and Apple App Store respectively, this updated app includes all sorts of functionality that [...]Read More »
There were rumors about Samsung planning to release Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S3 soon but it looks like the S3 isn’t the only device that the company is focusing on at the moment. SamMobile posted two Jelly Bean OTA firmware leaks today for two Samsung tablets, the Galaxy Note [...]Read More »
For parents tired of their kids wanting to play with their iPads and other tablet PCs, Toys R Us has posted a new listing for an intriguing alternative: Tabeo.
The Tabeo is a 7-inch Android-based tablet designed specifically for children, going on sale at the first of October. It’s sleek [...]Read More »
Power button broken? Unlock your phone with the tap of your proximity sensor with Tap Tap App [Android]
Is your phone’s lock and unlock button wearing down after many long years of use? Don’t worry! There’s an app that can help: Tap Tap App. Designed specifically for people with broken phones, it replaces the need for a lock and unlock button, instead allowing you to unlock your phone [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of multiplayer games such as Connect Four and Reversi? Boardfeud is a free multi-game, multiplayer app that lets you play not one, not two, but three different games, over the internet. You can play with friends, play for fun, or play for rankings.
Boardfeud’s developer knows [...]Read More »
If you’ve played most of the popular Android games, you’ve probably played Doodle Jump, the game where you must get the Doodler as high as possible while avoiding evil monsters, black holes, and the like, and using various devices to get you as high as possible. Hiigher is like that, [...]Read More »
Android updates are somewhat of a sticky point. Unless you are on a Nexus device, chances are you will get an extremely delayed update for your Android to the latest version, if you get an update at all. Heck even some Nexus devices (such as the CDMA versions of Galaxy [...]Read More »