App Review: Automated Away Text

The app is called Automated Away Text, and it does pretty much what the title suggests: if you miss a call or receive a message, but can't reply at the moment, it sends an automated text message to that person, letting them know that you can't make it to the phone.

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Developers We Love: LevelUp Studio

When you spend as much time as we do looking at the horizon, it's easy to lose sight of things right in front of you. As great as it is to talk about the next hot phone or tablet, we know a vast majority of you already have a device and plan to stick with it for quite a while. So, instead of ...

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Lookout’s ‘Plan B’ is for Those Who Never Bothered to Install Phone Location App

We’ve heard plenty of stories about how scary it is to lose our phones and what could happen should we not take precautions.  For every success story of someone tracking their phones down because of software, there is another person who simply won’t take the time to arm themselves. ...

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App Review: Keypurr Keyboard

Keypurr Keyboard is trying to be the next big thing when it comes to Android keyboards, but does it offer enough of a different approach to be able to get to the top?

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EXCLUSIVE: First Ever Hands-On with BioLock; Beta Coming to a Nexus S Near You [VIDEO]

CLARIFICATION: There seems to have been some confusion that needs addressing. BioLock is NOT becoming a part of the CyanogenMod source code. CM is 100% open source, and BioLock is not. Koush will merely be using the CM7 source code to build his own BioLock equipped ROM for the Nexus S. You may ...

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App Review: Rom Manager [VIDEO]

Thinking about flashing a new ROM? How about a theme? Chances are you googled it and were just too overwhelmed with all the steps. Thats where Rom Manager comes in, you can easily flash roms, themes, make backups, restore backups, rename backups, partition your SD card, and more–all from ...

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Review: Circle Launcher [VIDEO]

Before you jump to conclusions, this is not a “launcher” like ADW or Launcher Pro. Although the title might hint at being that type of app, this is simply a widget that visually and productively helps your launcher. In a nutshell, this application adds a 1×1 widget that almost ...

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App Review: Thumb Keyboard – The First Universally Functional Keyboard

When we made mention of SwitftKey’s new tablet optimization, we didn’t want the smaller developers to be forgotten. Beansoft has had a tablet optimized keyboard available for months now. So naturally, we at AG wanted to put it through its paces. I’m a huge fan of virtual ...

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App Review: FrameGrabber for Android

I have to admit, I don't use my phone's video camera that often. Sure, I take lots of pictures, but not too many videos. But I've faced a problem in the past: taking still images from videos. Sure, you can do that with PhotoShop or another online tool, but there's never really been a good way ...

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App Review: FlexT9 Keyboard

The Developer Says: “FlexT9 powered by Dragon is a four-in-one keyboard experience that puts you in the driver’s seat for communicating how you want – when you want. And only FlexT9 gives you the power to seamlessly switch between the Speak. Trace. Write. Tap. input modes as easily as it is to ...

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Project Elite v4 ROM:Sleek,Stable & Fast

Last week I came across a great ROM for Motorola Droid 1 (a.k.a. "OG Droid") tucked away in Droid Forums: Project Elite v4. Now, I usually flash the major ROM developers' work (Cyanogen, Bugless Beast, Chevy and the others on ROM Manger) because of their history, and pass up the new guys ...

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The Best Business App for Android Isn’t An App

It got off to a slow start, but Android is gaining appeal among business users. That isn't to say there aren't any issues. There are many. Still, an evolving platform allows Google and its developers to overcome these issues. Even now businesses can benefit by using Android devices.

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What’s the Launcher for me?

I stand beside my time honored statement that what allows Android to be successful is not this enlarged definition of open, but choice. You can choose a carrier, choose a style of phone, and choose a manufacturer before you even turn one on. Once you get in there, there is very little you ...

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Get a Jump Start on Your New Year’s Resolution With These 30 Apps!

It's that time again where everyone starts making those promises to themselves. Next year, I'll lose 25 pounds. Or quit smoking. Or manage my money better. Or get back in church. Or... whatever. With the new year comes new resolutions. This time, stick to it longer than a week why don't ...

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Mobicartel’s Live Christmas Wallpaper

We have spoken about this before, but with Christmas right around the corner we thought we'd refresh your memory! Guy's and Gals' it's that time of the year and in less than a week we will be gathered with loved ones, surrounded by holiday cheer. Depending on where you reside, you either are ...

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