At its press conference today, Motorola announced three new Android handsets: Droid RAZR M, Droid RAZR HD, and Droid RAZR Maxx HD. For those of your familiar with Moto, you will remember the Droid RAZR and Droid RAZZR Maxx from last year. The Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR Maxx [...]Read More »
After rooting your ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 using a safe method, without loosing your warranty, it might be time for you to get yourself some extensibility, at the expense of voiding your warranty. Unlocking the bootloader of your device will help you gain the power to try out custom [...]Read More »
Shopping can be quite expensive. It can be even more expensive if you don’t like looking for coupons. RetailMeNot Coupons changes all of that: instead of spending hours searching through newspaper ads for coupons, you just select a store and are presented with all the coupons you could ever want. [...]Read More »
Contribute to Wikipedia with nothing but your phone’s camera with Wiki Loves Monuments [iOS, Android]
Wikipedia is one of the modern world’s greatest inventions. Every day, thousands upon thousands of people read about topics ranging from the history of the modern spork to the number of bricks in Sears tower. (The second one is probably close to zero.) However, there’s a very small number of [...]Read More »
There are hundreds if not thousands of weather apps available for Android. However, there are very few beautiful weather apps available. If you’re trying to make your phone as sleek and minimal as possible, you’ll love Weather Eye. Available in both app and widget form, Weather Eye shows the weather [...]Read More »
Google’s extremely popular Nexus 7 tablet could be getting an upgrade in connectivity over these next weeks. A report has come out claiming ASUS is manufacturing new 3G versions of the Nexus 7.
The very powerful tablet was the first step in Google’s real launch into the tablet world; Google [...]Read More »
Samsung Galaxy Stellar comes to Verizon on Thursday, supports 256-bit encryption and a “Starter mode” for newbies
Looks like Verizon Wireless is getting ready for another new Samsung Android smartphone. Rather, it will if Apple doesn’t consider yet another post-verdict legal strategy to get in the way, of course.
The Samsung Galaxy Stellar will be arriving this coming Thursday for Verizon Wireless customers, packing a combination of [...]Read More »
Does your computer have a webcam? If it does, it’s probably (ahem) not the highest quality. It’s also probably really hard to move around, and all around pretty sucky. If you have a phone with a camera, help is on the way: SmartCam is a free phone/computer solution to the [...]Read More »
Are you sleeping or in class? If you are, don’t get interrupted by your phone. Instead, mute it on schedule with Silent Time, an automatic muting app. If you’re expecting a call from someone, you can even add an exception for just that person so you don’t miss it.
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Are you in a meeting for the next half hour? Do you want to mute your phone for the night? If you are, don’t rely on yourself to remember unmuting your phone. (You remember how well that worked out!) Instead, use Phone Silencer to unmute your phone at a scheduled [...]Read More »
Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, a market research and analysis firm, reports the trend across the world (Kantar surveys primarily Europe but also includes other markets) — aside from the United States — is increase in marketshare for Android accompanied by a decrease in marketshare for iOS. While there are, without a [...]Read More »
Is your phone full of crud? Even if you spray it down with a cleaning solution every day and wipe it with a new microfiber cloth, there’s still files on your phone that are filling it up, using up your storage space, and unveiling private data. 1Tap Eraser can erase [...]Read More »
So you have a brand new phone. That’s cool! But what are you to do with its giant, glowing, 5.5 inch display? Or, if you have a new tablet, how are you going to make use of that enormous, 10- or 7-inch display? Use a floating video app like Popcorn [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of the idea of Twitter, but against the actual Twitter service? If so, you may be a fan of the new App.net service. It’s a lot like Twitter, but is heavily API-based and is focused on providing a good service to end users rather than exploiting [...]Read More »
Many Google Play apps marked down to $0.99 this week, apps such as Max Payne, Beautiful Widgets, NOVA 3, Modern Combat 3, Business Calendar, and more [Android]
Google often runs Google Play promotions, discounting apps, games, and even movies, music, and magazines. The end of summer sees Google running a Google Play ‘End of Summer’ promotion that offers eighteen Android apps for a discounted price of $0.99/0.69 euros.
This promotion lasts for a week and includes the [...]Read More »
Are you an avid Angry Birds player? Don’t bother with that silly game! Instead, involve yourself with the cool guys and pick up some golf. Super Stickman Golf, that is: this game is a fun physics puzzler/golf game with over 250 levels.
Super Stickman Golf starts off like many other [...]Read More »
There are some puzzle games that make you gasp: they’re simultaneously unique and awesomely fun. Trainyard is one of those games. You’re challenged with getting correctly-colored trains to their proper terminals. However, it’s not that simple: you’ve also got to combine, recolor, and split trains to get them there.
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Are you a fan of words and letters? Letris is a word-based game–rather, three word-based games in one–that involve selecting and removing words from a Tetris-like field.
Letris has three different game modes. In the first, titled Letris, letters fall from the ceiling. You have to select words from the [...]Read More »
Samsung Galaxy Note II pushes the boundaries, packs 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display powered by Jelly Bean and quad-core processor
If you put two iPhones together, what do you get? Well if you use your imagination and a little bit of creative math, you get the Samsung Galaxy Note II. No, no I’m not saying the Note II is a copy of the iPhone. Rather, my point is the Note [...]Read More »
‘FinFisher’ malware can remotely hijack iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry devices
Malware only hits Android and is only created by scumbags, right? Wrong. Malware can hit any operating system (regardless of how secure people claim XXX OS is) and can be used for “good” or evil. In this case the spotlight is on ‘FinFisher’, malware created by British company Gamma Group [...]Read More »
Apple asks for ban on Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note, and Galaxy Note 10.1 in the United States [Apple vs Samsung]
Apple has been attacking Samsung on multiple fronts in the United States. The most publicized of these battles is the Apple v Samsung case that concluded last week, ended with Samsung having to pay Apple $1.05 billion, and served as an impetus for Apple to seek bans on eight Samsung [...]Read More »
“There is no law, no restraint in this seething cauldron of vice and depravity.” – The New York Tribune, 1868
Do you have what it takes to be an Old West cowboy? If you’re feeling the need to pit your reaction times against others, Ready Steady Bang is a nice [...]Read More »
Chess is a real game of skill. There are thousands of different moves, each one leading to even more moves, and eventually to an inevitable conclusion. If you’re travelling, however, and don’t want to take up all that space with a chess board, download Chess Free to your phone or [...]Read More »
Are you the kind of person who uses their phone only a small amount each day, but finds their device dead by the time you pull it out of your pocket at lunch? If you are, you may want to find out if it’s your device or not–and Battery Compare [...]Read More »
Are you obsessed with travelling?
I am. You should be! If you can’t afford to actually travel, photos are the next best thing. With Pictulize, you can view photos from all of the places you want to travel to, but can’t–and, if you do get to go on vacation, you [...]
The default Facebook app for Android is awful. It’s slow, laggy, sluggish, irksome, and any other words you might be able to come up with that mean terribly written. Flipster is different: rather than taking Facebook’s HTMl5 based delivery approach, Flipster uses actual Java code to speed up things [...]Read More »
Google+ has the awesome feature of automatically uploading all of your photos and videos from your phone to the cloud without so much as a thought. It unfortunately also lacks the major feature of being used at all, and it also compresses the images. Use CloudVault instead: upload your [...]Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »