T-Mobile 4G LTE network reaches 154 metro areas

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T-Mobile also announced today its blazing-fast 4G LTE network now reaches 180 million people in 154 metro areas across the United States. The company is quickly building toward nationwide 4G LTE coverage, in addition to its nationwide 4G HSPA+ network, which reaches 228 million people. ...

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Dryft is Swype founder’s take on the tablet keyboard

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Behold the power of Google Now

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Want to see just how much Google Now has evolved over the last year? Check out this video which shows off some of the amazing searches and commands that you can pull off with your smartphone! Here is a brand new demo with improved Google voice searches in the last 12 months (35 queries ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps and games you should know about (September 12)

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The weekly, hand-picked selection of apps and games you should have on your radar.

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Get This Look: BASICS

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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Open Garden’s new WiFi Opener app lets users share connection details

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WiFi Opener allows you to automatically connect to password protected networks shared with the community. WiFi Opener is especially useful in public spaces like parks, coffee shops and at large gatherings like conferences where the Wi-Fi network is meant to be open but is password protected. ...

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Ten of our favorite icon packs for Android (Volume 4)

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So you’ve gotten into customizing your phone or tablet a bit and now you want to tweak a bit more. Have you checked out our 25 fantastic icon packs post from early February? What about the other 10 icon packs we highlighted in March? Pretty sweet stuff, no? How about 10 kick ass icon ...

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20 new wallpapers for your Android consideration (Water)

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. ABOUT THIS THEME: This collection of wallpapers is an urban portfolio that we found on DeviantArt. ...

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Mobile accessory highlight (VIDEO)

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Enjoy this handpicked group of accessories worth picking up for yourself or someone you know.

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Android Blitzkrieg: Tracking the upcoming new product announcements

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With the Labor Day weekend having just wrapped up here in the States, there is a sense of change in the air.  If you’re a student or a parent of said student, school is back in session.  If you’re the outdoorsy type, summer (a favorite season for some of you) is coming to a ...

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How do I uninstall an Android app or game?

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So you downloaded a game that everyone kept talking about but find you hate it.  Or, perhaps you just don’t get the attraction of Instagram.  What to do now? Uninstall it, that’s what.  There’s no sense in keeping an app on your phone that takes up space and clutters your app ...

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Where do I find new Android apps and games?

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You finally got yourself a smartphone and now you’re wondering, “Where are all these apps that everyone keeps talking about?” We’ll show you how to get Angry Birds, Temple Run, and all those other popular titles. In many cases, a new phone will feature an icon to Google ...

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How do I add an icon or widget to the home screen?

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This is one of those tips that is much easier to do than you might suspect. Early versions of Android made it easy to add an app icon/shortcut with a simple <strong>long press</strong> (tap and hold for a few seconds) <strong>on the home screen</strong>. The same goes ...

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How do I create a new contact?

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One of the great features that we came to love in Android’s first build was the cloud-based contact system. Forget losing track of names and numbers over the course of new smartphones, our friends and family would be stored in one spot, accessible and synchronized everywhere. Things have ...

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How do I check to see if there is an Android update?

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Maybe you bought your Android handset secondhand. Perhaps you’ve switched devices over time and are returning to your first smartphone. Whatever the case, you want to check to see if there’s a software update available. All this talk about Ice Cream Sandwiches and Jelly Beans is for ...

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