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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App Review: MoVue

Augmented reality allows you to layer objects over a view of your surroundings whilst you look at them through the camera on your phone. This brings up many possibilities and MoVue uses this technique to look at your surroundings and display on your screen locations of different attractions and ...

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New Mobile Search Features from Google

Google rolled out a couple of handy new features on its mobile-optimized site late yesterday, making it easier to access search results on your phone that you generated previously on your desktop or laptop. The first is Local Search for Mobile. When you visit Google on your phone and tap the ...

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The Perfect Mobile OS Deserves the Perfect Phone. This Is It.

I loved the Palm OS, but the honeymoon faded quickly.  Same story with Windows mobile.  I had high hopes for the gargantuan in Redmond’s foray into the mobile world only to be disappointed.  It wasn’t long before I was looking for something better.  Android is a different story. We are ...

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App Review: Light Racer 3D

We all know that games are scarce on Android, especially 3D games. iPhone users have boasted about 3D games via OpenGL 2.0 for quite a long time, but we’ve had MMS ;). Metal Gear Solid and Assassins Creed have graced the iPhone in 3D but not Android. The Assassins Creed for Android is ...

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