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.…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 Nexus) get delayed updates.…Read More »
Looking for the beast known as Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in the United States? Your wish may have just been granted.
Through a mix of leaked screenshots and data digs, BriefMobile, TmoNews, and Android Police are reporting the Galaxy Note 2 will be hitting all four major carriers in the United States.…Read More »
Are you looking for answers to some pressing question? With Quora, you can ask questions to your circle of friends–and to the entire world. It requires you to log in using a Facebook or Twitter account, which can be annoying, but once logged in, it lets you view your Friend’s/Followee’s posts, votes, and answers all from the home screen.…Read More »
If real life was Star Trek, everything would be grand. The world would be hunger-free, we could travel the galaxy, and computers would be voice-commanded. Hey,wait a second–that last one is possible today! With Voice Shortcuts Launcher, you can open apps, call people, send texts, view contacts, toggle settings, and more–all with your voice.…Read More »
Are you annoyed that apps seldom go on sale, and when they do, you often miss the chance to buy them? AppSales developer Thomas Sojda was annoyed too, and set out to fix it with his app AppSales. It’s a free app that can not only monitor the price of apps, but comment and Like sales, set sale filters, and even inform you of other versions (Free vs HD vs Pro vs Uber).…Read More »
Who is the most satisfied with their smartphone? iSheep? Fandroids? According to the 2012 Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study by J.D. Power and Associates, people who purchase Apple are.
In its study J.D. Power asked consumers to rate their smartphone on four criteria (performance, physical design, features, and ease of operation) on a scale of 1-5 (with 5 being the best).…Read More »
I absolutely love Netflix’s Android app. When I’m bored between classes at college, or stuck in a line somewhere, there’s nothing better than sticking in headphones and watching a few of my favorite old shows. However, for people who don’t happen to have an unlimited data plan, doing so can suck up your remaining data quota very quickly and leave you with no recourse should you need it for something else — such as streaming navigation because you got lost trying to go somewhere you haven’t been in a few years.…Read More »
I own a MyTouch 4G Slide. I’ve had it almost a year, and am having nothing but problems with it. The battery doesn’t hold a charge for more than four or five hours, the USB charger no longer lets me connect to the phone as if it’s an external hard drive (the computer doesn’t even see it), it overheats if I carry it in my pocket, it overheats if I play a game for more than a minute or two, and most annoying of all, it shuts itself off at random times.…Read More »
Pshhhhh! The fire quickly disappears as you shoot it with the thirty meter water cannon. That takes care of that problem! It appears that the most recent meteor shower has endangered the Titan village, and it’s your job to put them out.…Read More »
Are you a big Reddit fan? I certainly am. But keeping up with the constant flow of stories and posts can be a real pain sometimes. Redditastic lets you view all of the top items on your homescreen with a nicely designed widget, and when you open them, open in your favorite Reddit app or browser.…Read More »
The weather is a tricky thing. If you’re using a combination of weather apps and services to try to keep up with all of the latest developments and current temperatures, relax a little! Instead of using advanced real-time charts and graphs, just glance at the whole day’s weather with Aix Weather Widget, a simple 24-hour weather widget.…Read More »
A boon for tablet gamers, GameStop is releasing the WikiPad – a 10.1 inch, Tegra 3, Android 4.1 tablet with a HD IPS display. While the price might stall a few people – a fairly hefty $499 – the allure of the gamer tablet is sure to send people like me into enough of a frenzy to dip into our bank accounts and find exactly how much ramen we’ll have to eat over the next few weeks to save up for this tablet.…Read More »
If you’re a seasoned computer user, you (hopefully) know the #1 rule of important data: back it up! Losing data is not fun, but losing data when you don’t have a backup is terrible. That’s why you should always back up your computer… and your mini computers.…Read More »
Your personal data is private. Everyone knows that (except Facebook). But sometimes you have to or want to hand your phone over to someone–perhaps a friend, or a family member–do do something like look at a photo you took or a song you have.…Read More »
Scrolling LED signs are actually pretty cool. They’re effective ways of communicating over a large distance without using your voice, meaning they work great in crowded areas. Ledify! brings that experience to your phone: it lets you create large, scrolling messages to show to anyone that can see them.…Read More »
Remember when the Galaxy S III sold over 10 million units in less than two months? Yeah, well, that is a thing of the past because Samsung has now sold over 20 million Galaxy S III units. And guess what? They have done it in 100 days.…Read More »
Jeff Bezos wants you to know exactly how much money you will be saving by buying his LTE tablet over Apple’s. The carrot Bezos is dangling over your head? “Over $400.”
According to a calculation Amazon has put together, you will be saving $410 during the first year if you purchase the 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD LTE over the new iPad LTE.…Read More »
Amazon launched the Kindle Fire last year for $199. To compete against the Kindle Fire, Google teamed up with ASUS to release the Nexus 7 earlier this year. Most, if not all, independent reviews agree the Nexus 7 bested the original Kindle Fire, not only in hardware but software too.…Read More »
Original Kindle Fire price is dropped to $159, comes with better battery life, more memory, and faster processor than before
The original Kindle Fire debuted last year at an industry-shaking price point of $199. Now that Amazon has superseded the original Kindle Fire with the $199/$299 Kindle Fire HDs, Amazon is dropping the price of and refreshing the original Kindle Fire.…Read More »
After Motorola’s and Nokia’s revelations yesterday, it is Amazon’s turn. As expected, today Amazon has unveiled two new tablets today: 7-inch Kindle Fire HD and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD.
The 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD is, obviously, the superior device between the two.…Read More »
Are you a fan of Tetris-style games? If you are, you might be interested in Cubifice. It’s similar to Jewels, but instead of trying to remove the most blocks possible, you have to get the blocks to fall perfectly into the white outline at the bottom.…Read More »
Are you a fan of physics? My love of the science keeps me grounded and down to Earth. Radiant Particles is a freemium live wallpaper in which thousands of particles are pulled together through the attractive forces of simulated physics.
As the particles spin around, they eventually begin to settle.…Read More »
Torrenting can be both productive and entertaining. It can also help you download common, large files such as ROM updates, operating systems, and other, less legal content. Until recently, unfortunately, there was no good way to torrent from your smartphone or tablet.…Read More »
Android updates on non-Nexus devices is a drag. Not only are devices often not updated to the latest version of Android despite being relatively not-old, but confirmed updates for devices are often pushed back or delayed for so long you eventually forget about them.…Read More »
You know how you are always cautioned about clicking on any and all links you see? The reason behind this is you simply don’t know what may be behind the URL, and by the time you find it out it may be too late.…Read More »
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.…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 recoveries and ROM’s.…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 contributors compared to the number of people who simply read and look at Wikipedia content.…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 as beautifully as possible.…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 was already part of all Android tablets, thanks to the fact that they built the damn operating system, but hadn’t brought out their own tablet until the Nexus 7. …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 Android 4.0 (otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich), a 1.2GHz Snapdragon with two cores of processing capacity (i.e.…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 terribly webcam problem.…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.…Read More »