App Review: On Air (WiFi Disk)

Android devices operate almost exactly like computers and obviously runs independent of one. You don’t need to sync your Android with a cable to get your emails, contacts, calendar entries as it can be done through the air.  The same goes with applications or podcasts.  There are, ...

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Newbtorial: How to Keep the Zip in Your Android

“UUUhhhhhhh, I am so sick of how slow my phone is!  Kevin, if you can’t fix this I am selling this thing and buying an iPhone!” These are the very words I heard come pouring into my office as a coworker, flushed with frustration, walked through the door.  She not so gently ...

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Still Searching (or Thoughts on FlickIt Lite)

As we all know, transferring data from our Android phones can be a hit or miss. It’ll send just fine, but who knows when or if the other person ever gets it. I am constantly searching for a way to reliably share photos. So when I heard about FlickIt Lite, I couldn’t wait to try... ...

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The Best of Intentions

Android has demonstrated itself to be a truly revolutionary OS in a very short period of time. So many things about the operating system set it apart from its peers. In large part it represents the perfect blend between good ol’ fashioned Microsoft utility and the pristine glisten of Apple ...

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App Review: Alarmoid

Being kept up at night by the dreaded TWI (texting while intoxicated)?  Or perhaps you are sick of those 3:00 am phone calls from your buddy who wanted to let you know that “Highlander” was on TBS?  If late night communications are keeping you up at night then Alarmoid may be for you!

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FixIt!: the Market

The competition to dominate the smart-phone market worldwide is played between Nokia/Symbian, RIM/Blackberry, Apple/iPhone, Microsoft/Windows Mobile and at the bottom of the table: Android (but it should better soon). As we all know, there is a good bunch of Android devices coming up in Q4 to ...

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5 Nice Apps I Refuse to Use [Updated]

I tell you what, I love me some Google Reader. One of the first things I did when I got my phone was set up a shortcut to Reader’s mobile interface. It’s fairly robust, but it is in the browser, so it’s a little slow even on WiFi. On Edge, it’s unbearable. And forget about... Read More

App Review: ShuffleTone

ShuffleTone is great for anyone who wants to spice up their text and phone ringers. It is brought to us by the guys over at DizWare. ShuffleTone allows you to select a list of songs/ringtones to play. When you receive a call or text message, it chooses one of your selected songs from your ...

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App Review: PhoneFace

PhoneFace is an application designed to make it easier and more fun to scroll through your contacts that you communicate with the most. Launching the application brings up a close-to-full screen contact image which you can swipe through (or tilt left or right) and select to call, text or email ...

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Around the Androidosphere

The team here at AndroidGuys does everything they can to stay on top of the most relevant news and rumors.  As hard as we all try, sometimes things simply slip through the cracks.  Going forward, these ‘cutting room’ items will be compiled in a meta-article called “Around ...

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Why Cyanogate Was an Epic Win for Android Fans

I was waiting for something like this to pop.  It really was only a matter of time before Google decided to clamp down in some way on the whole modding scene.  While it was not a huge ban hammer like Apple does with jail-breaking on it’s platform, it certainly was enough to send out ...

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10 Things I Love About You (and Why)

Here is a list of the apps I tend to use on a near-daily basis and why.

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App Review: Gigbox

“We’re Gonna Rock and Roll all Night” As an entry into the Android Developers Contest 2 (ADC2), Gigbox is a dream come true for any avid concert lover. The application is built by the Gigbox Team and operates as sturdy as anything I have seen on Android.

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A Day in the “Android” Life

“Woke up, fell out of bed, dragged a comb across my head” - Lennon/McCartney With apologies to the Beatles (and with the sincere hope that their team of lawyers have no issue with me adding “Android” to the title of the final track on the Sgt. Pepper album) I set out today to discover ...

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LG-GW620 available early November in France

LG announced the GW620 early in September without carrier specific information.  Today we’re learning it is going to be released in France in early November.

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