How to root Nook HD and HD+, install Google Apps, enable Unknown sources, and flash manual update [Guide]
Barnes & Noble seems to be going good with their Nook HD/HD+. The following guide will not just help you to get your Nook HD/HD+ rooted, but will also help you install GAPPS (Google Apps) package, enable Unknown sources (which you cannot do with some simple clicks in this device, [...]Read More »
There are a lot of programs on the PC that allow you to create collages. However, there are not as many for Android devices. Don’t get me wrong, there are a few, but most are not worth your time. Well, today we have another one, and it’s called Picture Collage [...]Read More »
Do you want to share audio and pictures with people? Well now you can with Dubbler. This is a free program that allows you to share fun audio messages with your friends. You can even attach these audio messages to pictures! It is a fun way to add a [...]Read More »
Apple has seemingly mirrored Samsung’s recent actions of dropping patent claims in the EU by withdrawing a patent claim against them in the US — the device in question, the Samsung Galaxy S III mini.
Have Apple and Samsung suddenly started exchanging pleasantries in the form of dropping patent claims? [...]Read More »
A U.S. International Trade Commission judge Thomas Pender is recommending sanctions against Samsung in light of his preliminary finding that the company infringed four of Apple’s patents.
The recommended sanctions include an import and sales ban on products found to infringe Apple patents and the posting of a bond for [...]Read More »
Do you download a lot of apps on your phone? Do you wish there was a way to get a better preview of an app before downloading it? What if I said there was and, not only that, but they would give you rewards for watching these app previews! Well, [...]Read More »
I use my phone to take a lot of photos. In fact, the great camera on my phone was one of its biggest selling points. That being said, sometimes I like to add a little “punch” to my photos. OK, that was a bad pun, but you get the point. [...]Read More »
How to root Motorola Droid RAZR HD on Ice Cream Sandwich and keep root after Jelly Bean update [Guide]
Getting your Motorola Droid RAZR HD running Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) is now a piece of cake. Keep on reading to find how you can get your device rooted. Please note that there is currently no direct root method for Droid RAZR HD on Jelly Bean (JB). You’ll also loose [...]Read More »
Have you ever wanted to change the way your text messages look on your Android phone? Well, now you can thanks to ThumFly Technologies’ Text Messaging. In short, this is an app for your phone that is supposed to upgrade the texting system that comes on your phone to [...]Read More »
Have you ever wondered how your smartphone compares to others? Well, you no longer have to wonder thanks to the AnTuTu Benchmark app for Android. In short, this is an app that you can use to benchmark your phone and find out how it compares to other models on the [...]Read More »
One of the best parts of gaming is the holiday sales, its the best time to pick up those games you may have been eyeing but could never justify putting down the cash for. If those games happen made by Gameloft, there will probably be no better time to splurge [...]Read More »
I love listening to music. It helps me get through my day. So the idea of being able to carry over 70,000 radio stations with me at once is pretty appealing, and that is just what TuneIn Radio offers. It is a free way to listen to all of your [...]Read More »
If thought the Galaxy Note was too big to be considered a phone anymore, wait till you get your hands on this. The Huawei Ascend Mate, a device that bests the Note by almost 6 inches at 6.1 inches total — and perhaps most interestingly, has so far been only [...]Read More »
There are tons of different programs you can use on your computer to view pictures, manga and comics, but what about on your Android device? Truth be told, there are a few different ones to choose from. One of them is A Comic Viewer. This is a very lightweight [...]Read More »
Numbeez is an incredibly unique application that will display infographics using numbers that are close and important to you. This app is great for those who like to get detailed information about their actions and habits. This app can be incredibly useful for those who like having visual representations to [...]Read More »
Installing ClockworkMod (CWM) recovery on your Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G and getting it rooted will not only help you to just install some apps that were alien to your device till now, but it also opens up a new window to tweaking your device to your needs. If you are [...]Read More »
So you have your LG Optimus G, one among the most powerful smartphones currently in the market, waiting to get rooted, for more power. Wait no more and read on to find how to root your Sprint or AT&T LG Optimus G.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful [...]Read More »
This one was just waiting to happen. Why? When Apple first introduced its “Notification Center” along with iOS 5, many longtime Android users noted that Apple outright copied Google’s implementation. Now that one of Google’s notification patents has been granted, it looks like Samsung is taking advantage of that opportunity.[...]Read More »
I tend to download a lot of apps to my smartphone. As it normally turns out, I don’t need all of the apps I download! So, in order to remove these apps quickly, I went looking for an easy to use uninstaller. That is when I came across Easy Uninstaller[...]Read More »
While Google has had its hands on designing devices through its Nexus line of phones and tablets, the company has never leveraged their acquisition of Motorola to the extent of outright building and designing a phone from the ground up. The Wall Street Journal reports that this might be changing [...]Read More »
TeeVee is an app that aims to keep you in touch with all of your favorite TV shows by giving you all of the information you need about them. This app is great for people who have difficulty keeping track of TV guides and DVR schedules. It is also great [...]Read More »
I like to keep up with what’s happening on my smartphone. This is why I love using system monitoring apps. I want to know how much memory, CPU, etc. I am using. That is what brought me to SystemPanel Lite. This is a free app that promises to deliver [...]Read More »
After almost 14 years of being on top in the cellphone industry, Nokia has finally been unseated in 2012 by Samsung. Nokia has held the top spot in terms of cellphone shipments since the year 1998, but is now forced to be content with being number 2. (Note: This is [...]Read More »
There are a lot of things you can use your Android phone for. That is one of the great things about the Android operating system. Now, you can add viewing flash files stored on your phone to that list thanks to Smart SWF Player. This is a small application that [...]Read More »
[Android] Norton Zone is a cloud storage service (5GB free) that promises secure storage, quick access, and easy sharing of files
Norton Zone is an app that attempts to secure cloud storage and sharing due to how popular similar services are becoming. This service is great for those who like the convenience of cloud storage but don’t like the insecurity of it.
What is it and what does it do
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If the rumors are to be believed, we could be seeing a new player in the testy smartphone market. Taiwan Economic News reports that Amazon has put in a 5-million-unit order for a brand new smartphone model due for release sometime in 2013.
Not much is known right now besides [...]Read More »
Brazilian company IGB Electronica SA has an announcement that might make your head spin: a new line of Android phones under the brand name “IPHONE.” Now how are they getting away with something like this?
The company apparently applied for exclusive rights to the IPHONE name in Brazil back in [...]Read More »
Sony’s planning a little surprise for CES 2013 in January, and it’s been spoiled a whole month ahead. A prototype for a device called the Yuga has made its way to the hands of Russian Site Mobile Review, which has posted a full-on preview of the phone.
The preview has [...]Read More »
HTC to unveil new flagship phone in February with 13 MP camera, 4.7-inch 468 ppi screen, 1.7GHz quad-core, and 2GB RAM [Rumor]
According to a report on Unwired View, HTC may be prepping the next great Android phone for unveiling early next year. The HTC M7 is rumored to improve the current One X in almost every aspect: a 1.7GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB storage memory and the almost-standard [...]Read More »
[Android] Organize, browse, and access files on your phone, tablet, or online cloud storage with ASTRO File Manager
I love my Android phone, but organizing things has always been kind of a pain. The best way to organize things on your phone is to hook it up to your computer. This gives you the best control. However, there are times that I am on the go or don’t [...]Read More »
Sitegeist is a unique app designed to give you information and data about what is going on around you. This app is great for people who are constantly traveling and visiting new places. It is also great for those who just like knowing a little more about the areas they [...]Read More »
A serious security flaw has been found in one of Samsung’s Exynos chipsets, news that no Galaxy device user wants to hear. The flaw affects the Samsung Exynos 4, which means that Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy 10.1 tablet users can all be potentially affected [...]Read More »
Even after winning a historic $1.05 billion patent and trademark verdict, Apple sought a court-ordered injunction against Samsung. If granted, we would have seen the infringing Samsung phones banned from the US market. Unfortunately for Apple, that won’t be happening anytime soon, if at all.
In post-trial motions, US District [...]Read More »
I love using my smartphone to take photos. There always seems to be a moment I want to catch on camera. That being said, I am not known for having the steadiest hand in the world. Not only that, but life comes at you fast. You don’t always have time [...]Read More »
Deep Sleep Battery Saver is an app that aims to improve your overall battery life. This app is perfect for power users who are constantly using their devices and subsequently, constantly running out of battery life. It is also great for those who simply forget to plug in their phones [...]Read More »