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Posts Tagged ‘smartphone apps’



You could soon be able to turn your smartphone into a karaoke machine! Learn about a new app that makes it possible. Continue reading

Those complaining about the lack of apps available for Windows 8 devices, aren’t going to like this bit of news. Google has demanded that Microsoft pull their recently released YouTube app from the Windows Phone Store and disable any of the apps already installed on devices. Continue reading

App Gratis, a service that lets users know about free app for iPhones was pulled from the Apple App Store and the app’s push notifications were disabled. Continue reading

Remember standing at the magazine rack reading comic books while your mom did the shopping? Well, I sure do, all all these years later I am still a huge comic book fan. Comixology is a free app (though most of the content costs) that brings your favorite comics and graphic novels right to your phone or tablet. Continue reading

Find out about a free smartphone application called Viber, which you can download to text and call your friends all over the world with no additional fees or charges — the app works by using your data plan! Learn how to use the program and its features. Continue reading

Apps aren’t hard to find (unless you’re looking in the Windows App store,) but good apps aren’t so easy. A lot of free apps aren’t even worth the time it takes to install on your phone or mobile device. So here’s a quick round-up of our favorite apps from the past few months: Continue reading

WhatsApp: How to Use (Part 2)

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

WhatsApp lets you message friends anywhere around the world using your mobile device without any charge to send or receive messages! Learn how to set up your profile and adjust your settings on this app. Continue reading

WS App Review: Sports Tracker

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

There are many exercise tracking applications on the market. However, most are not really up-to-the-mark. The Sports Tracker application is an exception. This application is remarkably well designed and has very few short comings for tracking distance based exercises. It also has a special add-on that enables you to track your heart rate. Continue reading

A five-year-old British boy managed to rack up $2500 in charges in just 15 minutes charges playing Zombies vs. Ninjas on his parents’ iPad. He did it with “in app” purchases of add-ons to the “free” game. Here’s how to make sure that doesn’t happen to you… Continue reading

Ever wish there was a quick way to find your keys, your cat or the remote? A company says it has the solution for that problem in the form of stickers and a Smartphone app. Continue reading

Google+ Sign-In – How It Works

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Google has introduced Google+ Sign-In, which the company promises is “simple and secure, minus the social spam.” If you sign in to Gmail, YouTube or any other Google service, you can use your credentials to sign in to outside apps. This works like Facebook sign-in, but Google says their version is better. Continue reading

WS App Review: Scanner Radio

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Listening to police and fire scanners can be interesting and sometimes a little scary. You could spend around $100 to buy a scanner and listen to calls in your area, or you could download Scanner Radio for free and listen to calls on over 3600 police and fire scanners in the United States and Australia on your phone or tablet. Continue reading

Tamogotchi virtual pets were a huge hit in the 1990s, when it seemed like every kid (and some adults) were carrying around a tiny little digital friend that required constant care and feeding. Now the high-maintenance virtual critters are making a comeback as a free smartphone app called Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. Continue reading

The Federal Trade Commission is calling on mobile platform providers and mobile app developers to establish a national “Do Not Track” registry similar to the “Do Not Call” registry to prevent apps from tracking the locations of unsuspecting users. Continue reading

Nancy Mobley from Oxford, Alabama writes: I have an Android phone. I am a Diabetic and have an app called Glucose Buddy that I use to keep track of my Sugar level and meds that I take so my doctor can see where the ranges are. How can I download the information from my phone to my computer to put in a document? Continue reading

WS App Review: AppGratis

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

There are so many apps out there today, how do you know which ones will work for you? I personally don’t enjoy spending time and money on an app to later find out I have no need for it. Luckily, AppGratis has a solution to my problem. This free app offers a different paid app each day for free. Who doesn’t love free stuff? Continue reading

You would expect an app like Google Maps to pinpoint your location, but why do the Angry Birds need to know where you are? Many popular Android apps also track your location, check your device ID and even access the contacts on your phone. Continue reading

Google Translate Mobile

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Google Translate for Android or iPhone translates text between more than 60 languages, and offers spoken word translations for many of them. Continue reading

Cool Windows Mobile Apps – Part 2

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The second-part of this three-part series on cool Windows phone apps that cut across various categories Continue reading

Digital Comic Books

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Are paper and ink comics becoming another casualty of the digital revolution, or can they find room to coexist in today’s world? With the mobile device comic apps becoming more popular, only time will tell. Continue reading

Travel Apps

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

iPhones and similar smartphones are becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason. Smartphones are incredible tools, great for keeping track of appointments, listening to music, and surfing the internet. Few, however, utilize the iPhone’s incredible versatility, not realizing its value as a travel companion. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of apps that any traveler should keep on their iPhone.

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