Tag: Android

  • Vonage Mobile App – Free Calls and Texts Worldwide For Android and iOS

    If you and your friends both use the Vonage app, you can now enjoy free calls and texts to each other via WiFi or 3G/4G. You can also add calling credits to call people that don’t have the app. For a limited time, calls to any phone in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico are free as long as you stay under your minutes. Read more…

  • Microsoft Bringing XBox Live To iPhone/iPad/Android?

    While Microsoft has had games released on different platforms, so far, the XBox Live experience has really only been on Windows Phone 7 devices. Microsoft now states that it will be bringing “a few” of their XBox Live experiences and titles to the iPhone, iPad, and Android. There’s no word yet on when this might happen, or what experiences or titles that might be. Read more…

  • 2015 Smartphone Predictions Again?

    We’ve seen these rumors before, but here’s another one. Which smartphone will overtake the world by 2015? According to this study, the winner is clearly Android, but then it also shows that Windows Phone 7 will surpass the iPhone, by one-tenth of a percent. This study was done by IHS iSuppli Mobile & Wireless Communications […]

  • Glitch in Android allows hackers to bug phone calls

    Computer scientist from North Carolina State University have discovered a weakness in smartphones running Google’s Android operating system that allows attackers to secretly record phone conversations, monitor geographic location data, and access other sensitive resources without permission. Devices sold by HTC, Samsung, Motorola, and Google contain code that exposes powerful capabilities to untrusted apps. These […]

  • Android Ice Cream Sandwich Source Code Released AOSP

    Android started pushing the source code for v4.0.1 (which is the version that will be shipping on the Galaxy Nexus) last night. They note that this is a large push and not to sync just yet because it would probably be corrupt until their push is complete. This means that we could start seeing AOSP ROM developers coming out with ICS soon. Read more…

  • Amazon Android Free App 11/15 – Eve Of The Genesis

    Battle monsters with weapons and spells. This old-school role-playing game finds you joining a ragtag group of warriors attempting to stop an empire of living machines. On the way, you’ll find new weapons, armor, accessories, and stat-boosting sands to increase your abilities. Start exploring…and defeating.

  • Amazon Android Free App 11/14 – Quickoffice Pro

    Quickoffice Pro lets you get work done on the road by allowing easy access to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint wherever you take your mobile. This app also provides you with a convenient PDF viewer so you can keep your important documents with you at all times. View document footnotes and endnotes in Word. Use the text-to-speech voice input and text recital option for an alternative way to word-process your documents. Get the most out of your Android device with this award-winning productivity suite.

  • Samsung takes supporting developers to the next level! Adds Cyanogen to their payroll…

    The big news just keeps on coming, first Google buys Motorola and now Samsung has officially hired the creator of CyangenMod to their ranks. It was not too long ago Samsung pronounced their support for developers by giving away free Samsung Galaxy S2 phones to CyanogenMod developers to help support further Android development on Samsung phones. And from the looks of it, Samsung is impressed with Cyanogen’s work.

  • Motogoogle???

    According to this article found at Computerworld, it looks like Motorola has been purchased by Google!! What will this mean for Windows Phone 7? Nothing good, that is for sure!! Not only does it add a powerful developing market to Android but it isn’t likely we will see any Windows devices coming from Motorola either.

  • I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream…..Sandwiches?

    With iPhone 5 on the horizon, Google needs to do something to catch/keep our interest in Android and in the highly competitive marker of smartphones aside from new devices the best way to shake things up is a new OS!!! Google is trying just this with Ice Cream Sandwich!

  • Verizon Fall Roadmap….sneak peak anyone?

    How about an early Christmas present? We have a sneak peak of the fall lineup from Verizon, and it looks sweet!!! A couple surprises, some next gen and even a couple new players in the deck for us to pick from!

  • Google Maps….now with London Transit Maps

    I am not sure how many members we have from London here, but Google is looking out for you (and hopefully a sign of things to come). The new version of Google Maps has been released and it has the London Underground and transit maps included in it!!

  • [From The Forums] Backup your Android device to a cloud Network (root needed)

    Kaos has recently posted about the new cool ability of Titanium backup to save backup files to a cloud server such as Dropbox. Read here: http://forum.ppcgeeks.com/android-apps-games/145969-drop-box-titanium-backup-titanium-media-server-love.html

  • Google Mail upgrade…..the good and the bad!

    Google has been updating a lot of their applications lately, but the one that jumped out at me first was Gmail!! If you use Gmail and have an Android phone take a look at what I found over at PhoneScoop:

  • Layar Vision….Fun AND Functional!!

    Have you ever wanted to post an article your reading from a magazine to Facebook but can’t find it online? Ever wanted to buy tickets to that concert you saw a poster for on the street….IMMEDIATELY?!?! Then read on my friend…..