Amid all commotion of patent wars, it looks like two giants are secretly negotiating on the sidelines. Whom might these two giants be? None other than Google and Apple themselves.
Quoting “people familiar with the matter”, Reuters is reporting Larry Page (CEO of Google) and Tim Cook (CEO of Apple) [...]Read More »
So, you have a HTC One X in your hand thriving to get rooted? If yes, then you are at the right place to start getting your device rooted. Unlocking the bootloader of your device would be one of the first steps (probably the hardest) forward to achieving your goal.[...]Read More »
Are you an avid 9Gag reader?
Why. You’ve probably been searching for a good app for Android for a while, as there really aren’t any… until now. Nine is a beautiful, free 9Gag reader for Android.
9Gag is a site for sharing funny photos. It’s a lot like certain parts [...]Read More »
Are you annoyed that your phone is slowly filling up with cruft? Do you find yourself obsessively checking your system stats? All-In-One Toolbox is the perfect app for you.
All-In-One Toolbox has fourteen main tools. You can monitor memory status, view system information, kill tasks, clear cache, clear history, clear [...]Read More »
Continue the Bourne franchise on your phone with the official Bourne Legacy Live Wallpaper [Android]
Are you a fan of the Bourne franchise? If you are, you’ll find the new, official Bourne Legacy Live Wallpaper awesome, celebrating the release of the corresponding movie earlier this month.
This wallpaper is quite simple, really. It slides through a set of photos from the movie. It’s really too [...]Read More »
This guide will help you to unlock the bootloader of your Google Nexus 7, the first device to run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and to root your device and install ClockworkMod recovery, to gain access to advanced features such as blocking ads, or installing custom ROM’s such as Cyanogenmod.[...]Read More »
Twitter’s default app for Android is decidedly terrible. It’s slow, designed for either Android 0.1 or iOS, and is overall a terrible experience. TweetLine is different: rather than being designed for iOS and then ported to Android, it’s designed for Android using Google’s new design guidelines.
TweetLine has all [...]Read More »
Do you remember playing that three-jewel matching game on your old Nokia dumbphone? I certainly do, and it was actually quite fun. Now, you can get the exact same game on your Android smartphone with Jewels.
There’s really not too much to Jewels. You simply have to find and tap [...]Read More »
There’s something nice about a simple live wallpaper. Bubble Live Wallpaper is a nice example of that: it’s incredibly simple, but at the same time almost relaxing. You can just sit back and stare at your homescreen, and even tap on the bubbles to pop them.
Bubble Live Wallpaper is [...]Read More »
SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud storage offering, offers a decent amount of free storage space (used to be 25GB but is 7GB for new users now) but has been lacking in one thing: cross-platform mobile support. SkyDrive, of course, is on Windows Phone and — due to their popularity — hit iPhone [...]Read More »
Some people are claiming Apple v Samsung has helped Samsung sales. According to a major second-hand devices vendor, the resale market of Samsung devices — and Android devices in general — is not so lucky.
Gazelle, a company that buys used electronic devices from consumers and resells them, is reporting [...]Read More »
If overheard Starbucks conversations are to be believed, the Apple v Samsung trial has piqued interest in Samsung devices — interest that may not otherwise be there if Apple hadn’t brought suit against the Korean giant. Now Trip Chowdhry, managing director of Global Equities Research, is claiming the curse of [...]Read More »
How to install ‘unofficial’ ClockworkMod Recovery Touch on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (both 3G and WiFi) [Guide]
ClockworkMod recovery is currently the most popular and extensive custom recovery tool for Android devices. Its wide range of features has over time made it the most preferred recovery tool for even the standard Android users. ClockworkMod Recovery Touch gives you the ability to utilize your device’s touchscreen interface (as [...]Read More »
There are tons of to-do apps, and we’ve even covered several in the last few days. Astrid is different: designed for Android, Astrid lets you do all of the group management work you can do with Trello and Wunderlist, and it has a great tablet interface to top it off.[...]Read More »
Do you enjoy photography? If you do, you’re probably very familiar with Flickr, the popular photo-sharing website owned by Yahoo. However, until recently, its app has been relatively subpar. Now, there’s a new update that improves the app immensely, including photo detail editing, better configurability, and bug fixes.
Flickr allows [...]Read More »
Text-based social networks are boring. There’s no life in them at all. On social networks like Facebook, Google+, and Twitter, you can sometimes post photos and videos, but most people just post text. Bubbly is different: it’s a primarily voice-powered social network. Instead of just reading boring text posts, you [...]Read More »
Samsung and Apple had their say on Friday about the Apple v Samsung verdict but Mountain View was seemingly silent. No longer. Google issued a statement on Sunday (what the hell Google, who issues official statements on a Sunday) saying “most” of the infringement Samsung was found guilty of is [...]Read More »
We knew it was coming and it has arrived. Apple has filed an official notice notifying the court that it is looking for a preliminary injunction on eight Samsung devices: Galaxy S 4G, Galaxy S2 AT&T, Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, Galaxy S2 T-Mobile, Galaxy S2 Epic 4G, Galaxy S Showcase, Droid [...]Read More »
Generally when you get slapped with a $1.05 billion fine and the potential ban on your products, it is a bad thing. In the case of Apple v Samsung, Samsung may not have received the short end of the stick after all. As it turns out, the Apple vs Samsung [...]Read More »
This guide will help you to root the AT&T version of Samsung Galaxy S3 to enjoy the real taste of your device, to full extent. If you are looking to root your Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, or International versions of your Samsung Galaxy S3, please refer to their respective guides, rather [...]Read More »
Are you constantly forgetting what you need to do for a project, and finding yourself looking for a way to organize your project step by step? Trello is a free app that lets you not only add tasks to each project, but even assign responsibilities to each person.
There are [...]Read More »
Managing your daily tasks can be annoying, but several apps have tried to lighten that load. Unfortunately, a lot of them either don’t sync tasks to the cloud, or just have sub-par sync interfaces. Wunderlist is neither of those: with it, you can sync your tasks with great ease.
Wunderlist [...]Read More »
Are you looking for an app to record whatever audio you want? It may not be the prettiest app ever designed, but Hi-Q Voice Recorder gets the job done and gets it done well. It lets you record practically instantly, and is extensively customizable.
Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder lets you [...]Read More »
Are you looking for a way to make your text messages less… boring? Emotisounds is a free app that lets you add real sounds to your text messages through pre-recorded, specially-formatted phrases.
Using Emotisounds is simple enough. After installation, there’s a simple app part of Emotisounds that contains just a [...]Read More »
Some games are boring. Others exist only to kill time. WordHero is not one of those: instead, it is a game that is actually quite fun, expands your vocabulary, and lets you pit your word knowledge against thousands of strangers.
Getting started on WordHero is easy. After signing up for [...]Read More »
There’s something about air hockey that makes it fun no matter where you are and who you’re with. It doesn’t even matter if you’re any good–it’s just a great way to spend time with friends. Unfortunately, air hockey tables are expensive. If you’ve got an Android phone or tablet, Glow [...]Read More »
Samsung Galaxy S3, the current flagship model of the Samsung Galaxy series phones, is proving to be a tough competitor for its market counterparts. Rooting your phone lets you enjoy the full power of this device. This guide will help you to install ClockworkMod recovery and root the Sprint and [...]Read More »
Samsung’s forthcoming injunction (ban on products) will hurt more than the $1 billion fine [Apple vs Samsung, Opinion]
Yesterday Samsung lost in court against Apple. As a result, Samsung was ordered to pay US$1,049,393,540 to Apple. Some people may feel the roughly $1.05 billion fine is Samsung’s punishment for ‘copying’ Apple, and it is true — the fine, which is no small sum, is Samsung’s punishment. However, it [...]Read More »
Timelapse videography is amazing. For those that don’t know, timelapse videos are videos in which you see a much accelerated version of time: the clouds roll by quickly, and the sun arcs across the sky in minutes. Unfortunately, capturing timelapse videos on your phone has long been impossible, as in [...]Read More »
Get inside! A major hail storm is about to begin!
The free Weather Alarm app warns you in advance of storms so you can be prepared. It works in a way not many weather apps do: instead of relying on 3rd party alert feeds, Weather Alarm works by processing radar [...]Read More »
Though taking a timelapse over a few hours with an app like Lapse It might be interesting, what’s more touching is a timelapse that takes place over a longer period of time. You can keep track of your baby’s growth, or just watch yourself change over time. PhotoChron is a [...]Read More »
Appeal aside, Apple has effectively defeated the largest Android manufacturer — and coincidentally Apple’s biggest competitor — in the United States. There are the obvious upfront consequences of this loss, such as Samsung paying Apple a handsome sum of a little more than $1 billion and potential injunctions against guilty [...]Read More »
Samsung feels verdict is “a loss for the American consumer” while Apple applauds the message “that stealing isn’t right” [Apple vs Samsung]
Sometimes after a big, public embarrassment corporations keep mum about their feelings. (Yes, corporations have feelings too, ya’ know.) Not Apple and Samsung. Apple and Samsung have both issued public statements after today’s Apple v Samsung verdict was read. The following is what they had to say.
As expected, Apple [...]Read More »
Samsung must pay Apple more than $1 billion, is found guilty of infringing on Apple patents in USA [Apple vs Samsung]
Apple sued Samsung in the United States for violating a variety of utility patents, design patents, and trade dress(es). The court room battle, which was presided over by Judge Lucy Haeran Koh in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, saw many allegations flung back and [...]Read More »
Nexus Revamped Live Wallpaper brings a customizable version of the much-loved Nexus One wallpaper [Android]
The Nexus One was a revolutionary device. Not only did it feature an ultra-fast 1GHz processor and a revolutionary 512MB of RAM, it also came with one of the biggest technological achievements of this decade: the Nexus wallpaper. This live wallpaper was the epitome of live wallpapers: it oozed grace [...]Read More »