Theme Review: HtcClay’s SuperBad v1.6 for the G1/MyTouch 3G

Let me begin by reminding you that this is a review of a theme, not a ROM. Now then, let’s get to it. About SuperBad: SuperBad was developed by HtcClay. It’s named after the movie SuperBad, which makes it that much better. Version 1.6 is based off Cyanogen’s CM5.0.8 Test4 ROM. ...

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Idealyzer is Ideal for Finding Deals

If you classify yourself as a Woot.com junky who does the occasional hits of Woot! sellout or Buy.com’s deal of the day, then Idealyzer and Idealyzer Pro are just what you are looking for. There they are – every daily deal website you never knew existed, crammed into one app for ...

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Battle of the Keyboards

Android CheckList, Redux

I recently decided to try out two keyboard apps to see which would fit me the best.  I didn’t like the stock keyboard on my Eris because it made me feel as though I didn’t have enough room to type either vertical or horizontal.  I chose to try ShapeWriter and ThickButtons.  I ...

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M.A.S.H. by Iron

This is an inspirational story about four girls: Emilie Robert Wong, Emily Scharff, Lindsey Wang and Shreya Ramachandran, all students at Castilleja School in Palo Alto who were a part of 2010 Microsoft Technovation Challenge. The goal of this program is to help close the gap between the number ...

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Become a Savvy Shopper with ShopSavvy

I love to shop and, really, what AndroidGal doesn’t??  With today’s economy, saving money is important and comparison shopping is a great way to do it.  Unfortunately, comparison shopping also means spending a lot of time doing tedious research to find that great price. That is why ...

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OTTER – Answers Texts, Saves Time, Saves Lives

As you may or may not know, I love to listen to podcasts, especially Android podcasts.  So when I listened to owner Erik Wood, featured on This Week In Android,  speak about how the idea for OTTER was born after a dramatic near miss of  his 3 year old daughter by a driver who was... Read More

Tethering with PDANet

When I did my initial research to decide whether or not to move from my Blackberry to an Android device I was concerned with all of the discussion of tethering – or rather the lack of tethering support – for Android devices.  I didn’t want to root my phone and wanted to simply ...

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Books On the Go With eReader

As a bookworm, one thing that has continuously frustrated me with my Android device is the lack of an eReader that can accommodate content with DRM.  I want to be download content on the go if I get stuck somewhere without my Kindle and lacking in entertainment.  I suppose if that someplace was ...

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Quick Look: Grade Rubric (Video Demo)

Grade Rubric is a useful app for professors and teachers who grade papers and assignment using rubrics. If you can break an assignment up into categories of things you’re looking for, you simply grade each category and Grade Rubric handles the rest. It even has an option to auto-generate ...

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Android Sport Applications – Part 1

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As an Ironman triathlete and avid marathoner, I was quite excited to explore sport applications on my Nexus One Android phone. My main goal was to use an Android application to track time, distance and pace during my run and ride workouts. Historically, carrying up to three devices: a cell ...

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Can Android Be a Personal Trainer?

As the weather gets warmer and summer approaches, I invariably feel the need to lose a few pounds. Sadly, I am lacking in the funds department and therefore cannot afford to hire a personal trainer. So I set out to do the next best thing-call on my T-Mobile MyTouch 3G Android phone to help ...

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Having Trouble Finding Time to go to the Gym?

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…then these two apps are for you!   After searching for exercise apps I found BodyFitness and CardioTrainer, which have made my world a much easier place to be in.  I am not one to go buy the latest DVD for workouts seeing how there are so many to choose from.  These two apps make... Read More

Handcent SMS

Co-written by Kara Monroe Handcent SMS is a free sms application available on the Android market. It’s ad supported and offers support for both SMS & MMS.  Handcent doesn’t apply any extra charges for using it, but your normal SMS and MMS charges will apply. Have you seen ...

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App Review: Mark’s Daily Apple

Over at Mark’s Daily Apple, a health and fitness related site,  in their “Weekend Link Love”  they reported there was an Android app for their site. Developed by MotherApp, it looks to be a simple way to get all the major news off the site in an easy to navigate application. ...

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Track Everything With 'Package Tracking'

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If you order or ship a lot of packages, for home or business, and want an easy way to keep track of them, then Package Tracking by Technogeek00 is for you. I didn’t expect much when I downloaded this free app, but I wanted something to keep track of a shipment I sent to my... Read More