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Archive for the ‘Android’ Category



Swype your Way to Typing Heaven

Monday, May 21st, 2012

A free app that revolutionizes the way you type on your smartphone. It’s called “Swype”. Continue reading

Android Text Response

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

With Android 4.0, a new feature was introduced that provides an option to send a quick text response to a caller, when a call is received at an inconvenient time. Continue reading

Is bigger really better? Read our thoughts on the new Samsung Galaxy SIII phone to find out. Continue reading

If you want quick access to a favorite website from your Android device, creating a browser shortcut on your home screen can help. Continue reading

Android App Shortcuts

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Quickly send shortcuts to the Android home screen by following these steps. Continue reading

OneMediaHub

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Syncing with Outlook Contacts was never so easy until now. Say hello to OneMediaHub! Continue reading

CamScanner Mobile Phone Scanner

Monday, April 30th, 2012

CamScanner turns your mobile phone into a portable scanner by using the camera to snap pictures of paper articles or documents and converting them to PDFs. Continue reading

Astro File Manager for Android

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Astro File Manager provides access–and allows some editing capability–to nearly any file or folder on an Android phone, including those stored on the SD card. Continue reading

Android Automatic App Updates Part 2

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

If you have trouble setting up automatic app updates on your Android phone, the issue may be the location of the menu button on your phone. Continue reading

avast! Free Mobile Security

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Highlights of this mobile security suite from avast! include Antivirus, Privacy report, Web shield, Call/SMS filtering, Anti-Theft, and Application Manager. Continue reading

The tag line in the Simple Weather Alert description sums it up pretty well, “When all you care to know about the weather is if it’s about to kill you or not.” Continue reading

Android Notifier

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Do you want to get all your Android notifications on your desktop? Here is a simple utility which can be used to receive Android notifications on a Windows, Linux or a MAC computer. Continue reading

Android Automatic App Updates

Monday, March 26th, 2012

On Android devices, either selected individual apps–or all apps–can be set to update automatically. In addition, in order to conserve data usage, when updating all apps, there is an option to update over Wi-Fi only. Continue reading

The Best Video Player Apps For Android

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Here is a list of some of the best video player applications for Android which are free and more functional than the default video playing application. Continue reading

Rearranging the Android Favorites Tray

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

On Android 4.0, make often used icons more accessible by dragging them to the Favorites Tray, located above the Navigation buttons. Continue reading

Android Easter Egg

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Google’s Easter eggs (hidden digital amusements) are not limited to search engines or email, as these nuggets can also be unearthed in some Android devices. Continue reading

FINALLY! Netflix for Android!

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

An Android app that allows you to stream Netflix instant TV shows and movies to your android device. Continue reading

Google Voice Search

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Here’s a tip on using Google Voice Search on your Android device! It’s super handy, so check it out now! Continue reading

Changing Your Android Wallpaper

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Here’s an article on how to change your wallpaper on an Android phone in a few simple steps! Continue reading

Tawkon is a smartphone app that monitors in real-time your exposure to mobile radiation and alerts your accordingly with simple steps to minimize the effect. Continue reading

Dolphin Browser HD: Setup

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Dolphin offers desktop style tabbed browsing, speed dial, and a very intuitive interface. This article is a brief overview of the setup. Continue reading

This is a guide to change or edit APN settings on Android. This will let you add a new APN manually and configure existing APNs on any Android phone. Continue reading

Android Phone Lock

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Locking a smartphone screen is the first step toward securing it. In this article, we take a look at several different Android screen lock methods. Continue reading

This tip helps you identify applications that are draining your Android Phone’s battery. By following advice offered in this tip, you should be able to substantially improve the battery performance of your Android phone by quite a bit. Continue reading

Android App Permissions

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Most Android app installations require some type of special access permissions. Many of these are necessary, while the need for others is questionable. Continue reading

In the fourth in a series of articles chronicling the search for a smartphone, we finally get a look at the phones. Continue reading

Uninstall Android Applications

Monday, January 30th, 2012

It’s quite common for you to have a clutter of Android applications that you have downloaded for trial purposes. Over time this takes up substantial phone or SD card memory – and worst of all creates a clutter. This tip shows you how to uninstall Android applications so that you can free up some memory and reduce the clutter. Continue reading

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